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Rookie Kyle Larson definitely is back in his groove.
The Chip Ganassi Racing driver, who started the season in impressive finish but sank into a mid-season funk in terms of finishes, won the pole Friday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Larson, who turned 22 on Thursday, set a track record of 183.438 mph [...]

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Rain Pushes Pocono Back To Monday
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Rain and a wet track forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
The decision to postpone by NASCAR officials was made late in the afternoon, about two hours after the scheduled starting time.
The has been rescheduled to begin at noon (EDT) on Monday.
Heavy rains deluged the track Sunday morning. The weather began to [...]

Sun, 08/2/09 – 16:00 | Comments Off
X Marks The Spot Of Brack’s Return
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kenny Brack came to grips with the end of his professional racing career on a May afternoon in 2005, when he climbed out of an Indy-car and decided he was “back to normal.”
So…what in the wide world of Action Sports is Brack doing in the X Games 15 Rally Competition? [...]

Sun, 08/2/09 – 7:45 | One Comment
Schatz Wins Again in Ohio
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Every time that Donny Schatz has competed at K-C Raceway in Ohio with the World of Outlaws, he has been in contention for the victory. After finishing fourth in his debut at the track in 2004, he picked up his first victory at the track the following season. He followed that up with two more [...]

Sun, 08/2/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Reutimann Knows the Risks Of Taking Risks
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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You can ask race car drivers to do a lot of things and they will happily comply. Seemingly insane things, too.
They’ll drive 200 mph an inch away from a concrete wall, they’ll inhale toxic exhaust fumes, they’ll sit inches away from red-hot header pipes in Florida during July and they’ll [...]

Sat, 08/1/09 – 21:32 | One Comment
Briscoe Wins Kentucky Speedway Derby
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Nobody was apologizing for the quality of the racing after Saturday night’s IndyCar Series race at Kentucky Speedway. Not with the closeness and on-track intensity that went on in the Meijer 300.
Ryan Briscoe won the race but few knew that until the tapes of finish were replayed and showed that his victory was by a [...]

Sat, 08/1/09 – 21:25 | One Comment
Hornaday Gets Fifth In Row
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Ron Hornaday Jr. made it a series record five victories in a row Saturday night when he won the Camping World Truck Series race at Nashville Superspeedway.
Hornaday pulled away during a green-white-checkered finish. The victory was his first at Nashville and he got by being fairly dominating.
Hornaday, driving a Kevin Harvick Racing Chevrolet, added to [...]

Sat, 08/1/09 – 21:20 | Comments Off
Keselowski Beats Back Busch In Iowa
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Brad Keselowski passed Kyle Busch with eight laps to go and hung to win the U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway Saturday afternoon.
The finished capped an exciting final 50 or so laps which saw Keselowski and Busch exchange the lead a couple of times and attempt to exchanged it many more times.
The [...]

Sat, 08/1/09 – 18:25 | Comments Off
NASCAR Set To Announce Plans For Nationwide COT
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Newton, Ia. – NASCAR is expected to notify Nationwide Series teams as soon as next week if the Car of Tomorrow will make its debut on that circuit at Talladega in April or the July race at Daytona next season.
Three days after gathering with Nationwide Series team owners at NASCAR’s R&D [...]

Sat, 08/1/09 – 7:48 | Comments Off
Wet Track Good For Scott Dixon
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A wet track handed IndyCar Series championship leader Scott Dixon the Peak Motor Oil Pole Award for Saturday night’s Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy’s race at Kentucky Speedway.
Dixon will become the first IndyCar Series competitor to start consecutive Kentucky Speedway races from the pole position and will attempt to become the [...]

Sat, 08/1/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off
IndyCars Going To Brazil in 2010
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The 2010 IndyCar Series schedule was released on Friday and it shows the addition of two new venues.
Beginning next year, the series will race at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama, and also in Brazil, home country of several of the top drivers in the sport.
The race in Brazil, which will be held at a “series [...]

Fri, 07/31/09 – 16:50 | Comments Off