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Dale Earnhardt Jr. walked away from a serious airplane crash in Tennessee. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior

ELIZABETHTON, TENN. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s jet bounced at least twice on the Elizabethton Municipal Airport runway before the landing gear collapsed, NTSB senior investigator Ralph Hicks said Friday.

“We were able to obtain surveillance […]

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Transcript: Mike Helton On Altercation At Kansas Speedway
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Kansas City, Kan. – NASCAR president Mike Helton met the press in the Kansas Speedway media center on Sunday morning. The subject was the altercation which occurred between driver Kyle Busch and team-owner Richard Childress following Saturday’s Nationwide Series race.
The following is the compete transcript of Helton’s press conference:
MIKE HELTON: Good morning. Let […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 11:37 | 3 Comments
Caution Debate Rolls On In Kansas Garages
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
Kansas City, Kan. – Should the caution have come out after the first attempt at the green-white-checker finish started during last week’s Coca-Cola 600?
Depends who you talked to in the garages at Kansas Speedway this weekend.
“I am not in the business of calling races, so I don’t know if there […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 10:39 | 3 Comments
NASCAR Clears Busch In Brawl With Childress
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Kansas City, Kan. – Any penalties handed out by NASCAR as a result of Saturday afternoon’s physical confrontation at Kansas Speedway will be to team-owner Richard Childress. Kyle Busch apparently will not be sanctioned for his part in the confrontation.
That was what NASCAR president Mike Helton told the media during a brief press conference on […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 9:31 | Comments Off on NASCAR Clears Busch In Brawl With Childress
Five days after surgery to fix a wrist injury, World of Outlaws driver Steve Kinser drove to victory on Saturday night at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., winning for the fifth time this season and the 566th time in his legendary career.
Kinser had been trying to track down Brian Brown for much of the […]

Sun, 06/5/11 – 5:53 | One Comment
Allgaier Collects Win In Chicagoland NNS Race
Justin Allgaier won the  STP 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
He got the victory with a Turner Motorsports car that ran out of fuel coming out of the final turn.
He beat Carl Edwards to the checkered flag after Edwards ran out of fuel while leading heading into the final turn.
Finishing third […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 21:30 | Comments Off on Allgaier Collects Win In Chicagoland NNS Race
Cruz Pedregon Cruises To Pole In Englishtown
Cruz Pedregon raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Del Worsham (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took the top spots in their respective categories at the eighth of 22 events […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 21:02 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon Cruises To Pole In Englishtown
SunTrust Makes It Two Straight In Grand-Am
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Ricky Taylor held off Scott Pruett by 3.839 seconds Saturday to win the 30th Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.
Taylor was joined by Max Angelelli in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara, winning his second consecutive Rolex Series race from the pole.
Pruett and Memo Rojas were seeking their fourth consecutive victory in the event – the […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 20:54 | Comments Off on SunTrust Makes It Two Straight In Grand-Am
Reports: Busch and Childress In Post-Race Fight
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Kansas City, Kan. – The Twitter universe flared up Saturday evening with reports that NASCAR team owner Richard Childress and driver Kyle Busch got into a physical altercation following the Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway.
The reports had Childress punching Busch in the face.
An unidentified crew member from another truck team told […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 18:03 | 6 Comments
Bowyer Notches Home-State Victory
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kansas City, Kan. – Clint Bowyer won his first-ever NASCAR premier series race in his home state Saturday afternoon when he held off Johnny Sauter to win the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 Camping World Truck Series event at Kansas Speedway.
Bowyer, a native of Emporia, Kan., got the victory driving a […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 15:26 | Comments Off on Bowyer Notches Home-State Victory
Kurt Busch On The Pole At Kansas Speedway
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Kansas City, Kan. – Kurt Busch, coming off his best finish of the season, won his first pole of the season on Saturday. The pole is for Sunday’s STP 400 Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway.
Busch’s pole-winning speed at the 1.5-mile tri-ovaal was 174.752 mph. It comes six days after he finished fourth in the Coca-Cola […]

Sat, 06/4/11 – 12:21 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch On The Pole At Kansas Speedway