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In 1994, Andy Hillenburg became the first Oklahoman to win the prestigious Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. The Golden Driller Award made its way home Saturday night as Norman, Oklahoma’s, Christopher Bell emerged as champion of the 31st annual edition of the “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa.
Driving the No. 71W for Keith Kunz Motorsports, Bell’s […]

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Pruett, Rojas Win At The Glen
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Five days after a three-race Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series winning streak ended in a first-lap crash, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas started a new streak Saturday in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW Riley by scoring their third consecutive victory in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.
Pruett led the final 30 of 191 laps […]

Sat, 06/5/10 – 22:39 | Comments Off on Pruett, Rojas Win At The Glen
Winner Briscoe Is Not The Lone Star In Texas As Danica Shines
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com Fort Worth, Texas – On a hot summer night when both Ryan Briscoe and Danica Patrick resuscitated their IZOD IndyCar Series seasons, the Firestone 550k neatly came down to the events occurring on Lap 192 and Lap 193.
On Lap 192, Hideki Mutoh pitted for fuel under green, allowing Patrick […]

Sat, 06/5/10 – 22:26 | Comments Off on Winner Briscoe Is Not The Lone Star In Texas As Danica Shines
Practice Makes Perfect For Keselowski
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Gladeville, Tenn. – Extra effort paid off for Brad Keselowski.
Keselowski said coming in for a Friday practice session in preparation for Saturday night’s Nationwide race at Nashville Supespeedway – while two other Sprint Cup double-dippers elected to skip it and remain at Pocono – helped propel him to victory in the […]

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Dixon Leads Qualifying In Joliet
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JOLIET, Ill. – Larry Dixon strengthened his points lead in Top Fuel as he raced to the No. 1 qualifier at the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals.
Robert Hight, Mike Edwards and Craig Treble also took the top spots in their respective categories at the 10th of 23 events on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag […]

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Woody: Nashville Team Smokin’ – For Now
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Nashville – Is a promising season for Baker Curb Racing about to go up in smoke?
Maybe that’s not the correct term, since it’s “smokeless” that’s the issue.
A federal ban on smokeless tobacco advertising by sports teams goes into effect June 22 and will cost the Nashville-based team its Red Man Tobacco […]

Sat, 06/5/10 – 11:09 | One Comment
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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 […]

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Q and A: BAT Boss Talks Cars
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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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