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A couple of weeks ago, as I walked to my car in the driveway of my house, I saw what was left of a mauled cottontail rabbit. The rabbit had huge portions of its skin peeled away and much of its throat was ripped out. It was possibly the work of a hawk or an […]

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Joey Saldana beat  Steve Kinser by just 0.018 seconds at the Gerdau Ameristeel Magic City Showdown Presented by Sleep Inn & Suites to score his series leading 11 th A-Feature win of the season  and get his first victory at Nodak Speedway in Minot, N.D.
Saldana led on the white flag lap, with Kinser sliding him coming […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Saldana Edges Kinser In Minot
IndyCar Notes: Franchitti Has The Late-Season Races Circled
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Dario Franchitti continued his full-court press on IZOD IndyCar Series points-leader Will Power at Infineon Raceway Friday, pacing opening practice for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma.
The defending event winner, Franchitti turned a lap of 1 minute, 18.2970-seconds on the 2.303-mile road course. Power, of Verizon Team Penske, was second-fastest […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 7:15 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Franchitti Has The Late-Season Races Circled
Busch Whacks Way To Victory
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Kyle Busch bumped his way past leader Brad Keselowski with 32 laps to go and went on to win the Food City 250 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway Friday night.
The victory was the sixth in 13 2010 starts for Busch.
It was his second victory of the week at Bristol as he also won […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 20:52 | Comments Off on Busch Whacks Way To Victory
Johnson Is P1 At Bristol
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Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson won the pole for Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday afternoon.
His pole lap was at 123.475 mph.
“Go to a driver and ask them to hold their hand out and based on how much their hand shakes or doesn’t shake, you can see how close […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Johnson Is P1 At Bristol
Sadler On NNS Pole at Bristol
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Elliott Sadler on Friday afternoon won the pole for Friday night’s Food City 250 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Sadler’s fast lap was at 120.422 mph.
Second fastest was Joey Logano of Joe Gibbs Racing. His best lap was at 120.210 mph.
Kyle Busch was third and Justin Allgaier was fourth.
Point leader Brad Keselowski was 13th.

Fri, 08/20/10 – 16:08 | Comments Off on Sadler On NNS Pole at Bristol
Bristol Notes: Gordon Says No Wins, No Problem
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Bristol, Tenn. – Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon is riding a 52-race winless entering Saturday evening’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
But Gordon, who is second to Kevin Harvick in the championship standings, says he’d be satisfied to win the title even if he fails to visit victory lane this season.
“I’ll […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 15:03 | Comments Off on Bristol Notes: Gordon Says No Wins, No Problem
Minter: Chasing More Important Than Winning
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn. – As I sat and listened to the questions posed to drivers in the brand-new media center on Friday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway, almost all of them about the upcoming Chase, I thought of what Humpy Wheeler often says about the difficulty of selling tickets to a […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 13:14 | 7 Comments
Two For Texas – Bernard, Gossage Fire Up The IndyCar Brand
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Dallas – Randy Bernard smiles when he says his five-month tenure as Indy Racing League CEO has felt like five years. As the self-described “new guy on the job,” Bernard has been running full-throttle.
“ ‘Drinking water from a fire hose’ is my favorite saying, and every day it’s a new […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Two For Texas – Bernard, Gossage Fire Up The IndyCar Brand
Woody: Can Bristol Regain Its Belligerence?
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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For 40 years I’ve told my non-racing buddies that if they ever decide to go see what all the commotion is about, they should catch a race at Bristol.
If a visitor from Mars dropped by and had time to catch just one earth-craft race before galloping back off into the galaxy, […]

Fri, 08/20/10 – 7:02 | 4 Comments
Pedley: TMS, Stewart Ideas Have Roots
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The guess here isthat the reaction to Tuesday’s announcement that Texas Motor Speedway will host two IZOD IndyCar Series races on the same day next season is being shredded by the auto racing traditionalists.
Just like Tony Stewart’s suggestion that NASCAR insert a dirt-track race into the Chase lineup evokes more […]

Thu, 08/19/10 – 18:01 | One Comment