Fri, 23/09/16 – 7:16 | No Comment

Ron Capps is pursuing his first NHRA Funny Car world championship with a point-padding plan that is as basic as one…two…seven.
Capps earned seven of a possible 12 bonus points when he was second-quickest twice, and fastest once, during four sessions of qualifying for last weekend’s ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, […]

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Adam Petty’s Death Ended Greatest Dynasty
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since the death of Adam Petty, and it’s equally hard to comprehend the changes set in motion by the death of the charismatic young driver.
It ended the greatest family dynasty in the history of sports.
Adam’s father Kyle was a popular driver. His […]

Mon, 05/17/10 – 9:51 | 6 Comments
Ingram: Porsche Pushes Hybrid Envelope
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Nurburgring, Germany –  You’ll have to excuse Hartmut Kristen, the director of Porsche’s motorsports program. If you start talking about green racing, he shrugs with his eyes and doesn’t quite conceal his disdain. Green racing may no longer be oxymoronic, but it’s also a phrase that’s […]

Mon, 05/17/10 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Ingram: Porsche Pushes Hybrid Envelope
Atlanta A Tour De Force
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Commerce, Ga. – One way or another John Force has a way of getting himself to Victory Lane after the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
On Sunday he was there to celebrate with his son-in-law Robert Hight after Hight defeated Force’s daughter Ashley Force Hood in an all-Force Funny Car final.
It’s […]

Sun, 05/16/10 – 17:20 | One Comment
Minter: Ups, Downs At Drag Strip
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Commerce, Ga. – A few random thoughts from Atlanta Dragway and a press box a little bit of my usual beaten path:
Whether it’s at a NASCAR superspeedway, a 3/8-mile dirt track or an NHRA drag strip, there are few things in life that match the feeling of hearing a race […]

Sun, 05/16/10 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Minter: Ups, Downs At Drag Strip
Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race; Johnson Loses It
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kyle Busch capitalized on a pit-road screw-up by Jimmie Johnson with 38 laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s Autism Speaks 400 Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway.
The victory was the second of the weekend for Busch, who also won the Nationwide Series race at Dover on […]

Sun, 05/16/10 – 15:23 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race; Johnson Loses It
Race Day: Cup Podiums Are Up For Grabs
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
We’re hearing a phrase a lot these days which has not been heard much at all the last five years or so – parity among Sprint Cup teams. Quite simply, Hendrick Motorsports has been the top team and the rest were the bottom teams.
This weekend in the garages at Dover […]

Sun, 05/16/10 – 8:07 | 3 Comments
Flag to Flag: Dover
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Watching the Austim Speaks 400 presented by Hershey’s Milk & Milkshakes?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to follow the action with him as he blogs Flag to Flag.

Sun, 05/16/10 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Dover
Helio’s Bid For No. 4 Is On Track
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Rather fittingly, it was Helio Castroneves who posted the fastest lap on opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Castroneves, the winner of last year’s Indianapolis 500, will be attempting to win for the big race for a record-tying fourth time when the green flag drops in May 30th.
Castroneves, driving the No. 3T Team Penske […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 19:11 | Comments Off on Helio’s Bid For No. 4 Is On Track
Finals Field Set In Atlanta
Larry Dixon, Ashley Force Hood, Allen Johnson and Hector Arana will enter Sunday eliminations at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway as top seeds in their respective divisions.
Dixon’s Al-Anabi Racing Top Fuel dragster was the quickest in each of four qualifying sessions and as a result the series points leader claimed […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Finals Field Set In Atlanta
Busch Wins Heluva Race
Kyle Busch survived two late restarts to get the victory in the Heluva Good! 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway Saturday afternoon.
The victory was his second of the season.
Busch lead all but 14 of the 205 laps and would have won sans drama had two yellow flags not waved in the final seven […]

Sat, 05/15/10 – 15:52 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Heluva Race