Wed, 23/07/14 – 8:42 | 6 Comments

The decision by Elite Motorsports to sit out the next two NHRA national events is understandable. But, it’s also highly troubling.
Elite owner Richard Freeman made the decision public on Sunday at Bandimere Speedeway, site of the Mopar Mile-High Nationals. He said that his driver, Erica Enders-Stevens, would not compete at events in Sonoma, Calif. and [...]

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Ford Boss Says New Engine On Track Soon
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – Brian Wolfe looks very much like the engineer that he is, except maybe for the nice haircut. So when Wolfe, the director of Ford Racing Technology, talks about his company and NASCAR, you get the feeling that here is a guy who knows his product and is not [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 14:10 | Comments Off
BUS-ted: MIS Guests Get Camper Makeover
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Brooklyn, Mich. – For Maurice “Moe” Clark, beauty is only skin deep. Good thing because the 1983 former school bus he camps in is ugly to the bone.
Affectionately called “The Bucksnort Lodge,” the yellow and black eyesore serves its purpose during its biannual treks to Michigan International Speedway’s infield. The bus leaks oil and smokes [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 10:45 | Comments Off
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Pocono, PA – The excitement of the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 on August 2nd at Pocono Raceway is fast approaching. Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and Saturday’s ARCA RE/MAX Series race, the Pennsylvania 200, will showcase the greatest race car drivers and race teams in the nation. The atmosphere, drama and excitement of [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 8:45 | Comments Off
Hamlin Says The Fight Is For Hendrick’s Scraps
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Joe Gibbs Racing has staked a claim to best in class in Sprint Cup, or at least that’s the way Denny Hamlin sized it up on this week’s NASCAR teleconference.
Hamlin said the three-team JGR outfit is the best of the non-Hendrick or Hendrick-affiliated teams.
“Week in, week out, it’s a Hendrick [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 8:30 | Comments Off
Meyers Wins Six Nations Showdown Opener
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Ohsweken, ON— July 28, 2009—The last time that Jason Meyers raced at Ohsweken Speedway in Canada in 2007, he saw his night come to an end on the third lap of the A-Feature when a hard wreck in turn one destroyed his car. Meyers looked to get redemption in 2008, only to have Mother Nature [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 Preview
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Pocono Raceway as Tony Stewart goes for the season sweep. Kurt Busch and Sam Hornish Jr. talk about the challenges presented by the unique three-turn track. Denny Hamlin tops the Driver Rating list at the Tricky Triangle, but find out who else is a good pick this weekend. [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 1:00 | Comments Off
A.J. Allmendinger Enjoys Riding With The King
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – A.J. Allmendinger didn’t give Richard Petty Motorsports its historic first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Kasey Kahne delivered that feel-good moment to King Richard and partners-via-merger George N. Gillett Jr. and Ray Evernham at Infineon Raceway last month.
But as a driver who knows he easily could [...]

Tue, 07/28/09 – 15:33 | One Comment
McMurray Won’t Be Back At Roush In 2010
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Roush Fenway Racing on Tuesday announced its 2010 Sprint Cup driver lineup and that Jamie McMurray will not be back as part of the lineup.
Instead, Roush Fenway president Geoff Smith said that the hope is that McMurray and his team will be absorbed by Yates Racing, which is affiliated with [...]

Tue, 07/28/09 – 15:30 | Comments Off
Mustang To Compete in Nationwide Series Next Season
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Ford Racing announced Tuesday that it will race the Mustang brand in the NASCAR Nationwide Series next season.
It will mark the first time that Mustangs have raced in NASCAR.
Brian Wolfe, director of Ford North America Motorsports, made the announcement that Mustang will debut as part of NASCAR’s “new car” limited rollout in the 2010 Nationwide [...]

Tue, 07/28/09 – 15:30 | 2 Comments
Woody: Five Not Enough For Hall’s Walls
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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I know exactly which of the 25 nominees should be in the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s inaugural class.
All of ‘em.
Nobody can dispute that every one of the 25 is deserving, so why not open the Hall with a bang and induct all of them in one banner class?
There’s no future shortage [...]

Tue, 07/28/09 – 8:45 | 3 Comments