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NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]

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With a trio of Hall of Famers competing in the inaugural Hall of Fame Classic Presented by Mediacom for the World of Outlaws at the legendary Knoxville Raceway, it was only fitting that one of them was in Victory Lane at the end of the night on Friday.
Jac Haudenschild, a 2009 inductee into the National […]

Sat, 06/5/10 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Jac Back On Top At Knoxville
Q and A: BAT Boss Talks Cars
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This is a big week for Bruce Ashmore and partners Alan Mertens and Tim Wardrop. The three, who have formed BAT Engineering, will make a presentation Sunday in Indianapolis to the advisory committee helping IZOD IndyCar Series CEO Randy Bernard choose a new spec car, expected to being competing in […]

Sat, 06/5/10 – 7:58 | One Comment
Hight Stays Hot In Funny Car
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Funny Car driver Robert Hight continued his streak of success as he took the provisional No. 1 qualifier as rain shortened Friday qualifying to just one session at the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Larry Dixon, Mike Edwards and Craig Treble also took the provisional top spots in […]

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Todd Bodine Stands Tall In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Todd Bodine says NASCAR’s 1.5-mile layouts fit his hang-it-out racing style. And on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway, Bodine definitely was stylin.’
Bodine embellished his resume as winningest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver at TMS with an overtime victory in the WinStar World Casino 400k. […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 22:49 | One Comment
Briscoe Hopes Texas Pole Turns Season
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Less than a week removed from a wall-banging exit in the Indianapolis 500, Ryan Briscoe will start Saturday night’s Firestone 550k with a renewed purpose.
“I feel like I need to get this championship started,” Briscoe declared after qualifying on-pole Friday afternoon for Round 7 of the […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 19:27 | One Comment
Nationwide Point Standings About To Scramble
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tenn. – Come late Saturday night, look for the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver standings to experience a major shakeup about the same time the Grand Ole Opry closes up shop across town for the umpteenth time.
Four of the top 10 drivers in NASCAR’s junior circuit will skip Saturday evening’s […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 18:41 | 2 Comments
Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen
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Scott Pruett shattered the Watkins Glen International track record Friday to capture the pole position for Saturday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series
Pruett ran a lap of 1:40.562 (121.716 mph) in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley, and will join Jon Fogarty on the front row when the green flag waves […]

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Kyle Busch On Pocono Pole
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Kyle Busch captured the pole for Sunday’s Pocono 500 at Pocono Raceway when he turned a lap at 169.485 mph in Sprint Cup qualifying Friday afternoon.
The pole was the second of the season for Busch, who is second in series points, 29 behind Kevin Harvick. His other pole came at Richmond International Raceway on May […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 16:27 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch On Pocono Pole
Burton Talks About Kyle Busch
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Jeff Burton met with the media on Friday for the first time since his confrontation with Kyle Busch in the pits at Charlotte Motor Speedway last Sunday.
Here is an excerpt from Burton’s press conference:
WHAT IS YOUR PERSPECTIVE ON THE INCIDENT WITH KYLE BUSCH AND HAVE YOU SPOKE WITH HIM?:  “We haven’t talked, not because I’m […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 15:48 | One Comment
Dixon Off To Fast Start In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe – two of the three drivers who participated in an IZOD IndyCar Series test at Texas Motor Speedway last month – belatedly were rewarded for their labor Friday afternoon.
Dixon and Briscoe stood 1-2 atop the speed chart following the opening practice […]

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