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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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Origins, Part 3 – Whiskey Trippers And Flatheads
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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(Editor’s note: This is the third installment of a five-part series on the earliest days of stock car racing.)
The late Tim Flock, a two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup driving champion from Atlanta and a former whiskey tripper, always said stock car racing was born in nearby Dawsonville. “Some bootleggers got together […]

Wed, 05/12/10 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Origins, Part 3 – Whiskey Trippers And Flatheads
NHRA Tests New Fuel Pump
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Upon conclusion of the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals recently, the NHRA in cooperation with Tim Wilkerson Racing and John Force Racing tested a 60-gallon per minute fuel pump as part of its ongoing power reduction program.
The test was designed to reduce the volume of fuel that can be delivered to the engine in the […]

Tue, 05/11/10 – 15:56 | Comments Off on NHRA Tests New Fuel Pump
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Vision Racing announced that Indiana golf legend Fuzzy Zoeller’s will support of the No.20 Dallara/ Honda/ Firestone entry, driven by Ed Carpenter for Panther Racing, by introducing Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka as primary sponsor for the 2010 Indianapolis 500.
Fuzzy Zoeller entered into the spirits business in July 2009, launching his own ultra premium vodka which […]

Tue, 05/11/10 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Carpenter’s Future Is Fuzzy
Woody: Knee Jerk Reaction To Injury
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Any time now I expect a flood of aspiring young racers to rush into operating rooms demanding knee surgery.
Just like kids used to (and maybe still do) wear those obscenely-priced shoes endorsed by Michael Jordon to try to Be Like Mike, I figure young racing wannabes will want to Drive […]

Tue, 05/11/10 – 7:26 | Comments Off on Woody: Knee Jerk Reaction To Injury
Origins, Part 2 – LA Runs First Big Stock Car Race
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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(Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a RacinToday five-part series on the earliest days of stock car racing in America and how the sport first evolved into a national phenomenon.)
Prior to the first outbreak of stock car racing in the 1930’s, America’s driving heroes raced open-wheeled cars built […]

Tue, 05/11/10 – 7:02 | Comments Off on Origins, Part 2 – LA Runs First Big Stock Car Race
Origins, Part 1 – Petty’s 1st Race Was Family Affair
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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(Editor’s note: In recognition of the opening of the new NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, this is the first story in a five-part series by RacinToday Senior Writer Jonathan Ingram. The series examines the evolution of stock car racing in all regions of the country as well as the […]

Mon, 05/10/10 – 9:26 | 2 Comments
Minter: Of Gods And Goddesses
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Some random thoughts from a cool Mother’s Day morning in Georgia:
It’s been more than two months since the Brad Keselowski-Carl Edwards incident at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Edwards retaliated against Keselowski and sent the red Dodge flying into the catchfence, supposedly to teach him a lesson he and other […]

Mon, 05/10/10 – 6:40 | One Comment
US F1: What Went Wrong In America’s Comeback?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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In the closing days of the US F1 team’s demise, Ken Anderson made a last-ditch proposal to the FIA requesting his team be allowed to begin its season at Barcelona, site of this weekend’s fifth round of the Formula One championship.
But the FIA decided the wheels had come off US […]

Sun, 05/9/10 – 8:25 | 8 Comments
Eldora Field Is McMahan Handled
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Paul McMahan had racked up six Top-Five finishes in his last eight starts heading into the finale of Outlaw Thunder by Goodyear at Eldora Speedway. He broke through on Saturday in impressive fashion at the famed half-mile on a very windy and chilly night to score his first win of 2010 with the World of […]

Sun, 05/9/10 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Eldora Field Is McMahan Handled
Hamlin Dusts Field, Cleans Up At Darlington
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Denny Hamlin restarted the Showtime Southern 500 Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway Saturday night with the lead with 20 laps to go and had no problem holding off the field to get the victory.
Hamlin’s victory gave him a weekend sweep as he won the Nationwide Series race on Friday night. The sweep was just […]

Sat, 05/8/10 – 22:46 | Comments Off on Hamlin Dusts Field, Cleans Up At Darlington