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Mike Conway held off points leader Will Power to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series Long Beach Grand Prix on Sunday.
Conway was driving the Fuzzy’s Vodka sponsored Dallara/Chevrolet of Ed Carpenter Racing.
The victory was Conway’s second in the series.
“Yeah, I can’t believe I’m actually here,” Conway said. “Wow, this is just an awesome job by the team. [...]

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NHRA To Honor Memory of Kalitta
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Scott Kalitta, one of NHRA’s greatest drivers and champions, will be remembered during two special ceremonies this weekend at the United Association NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Kalitta died one year ago at this event as a result of injuries he suffered after a high-speed racing accident.
The two-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion [...]

Thu, 06/11/09 – 15:01 | Comments Off
Leffler Hoping to Run Over Cup Guys
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Jason Leffler’s fifth-place finish at Nashville Superspeedway on Saturday, on top of his remarkable consistency so far this season, has created the possibility of a Nationwide Series points championship battle involving a driver who’s not also a full-time Sprint Cup competitor.
Leffler currently sits third, 188 points behind leader Kyle Busch [...]

Thu, 06/11/09 – 15:00 | 2 Comments
Woody: Nashville Not Into Punk Rock; NASCAR Shouldn’t Be Either
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – There’s a catch-all clause in the NASCAR rule book that says drivers are held accountable “for actions detrimental to the sport of stock car racing.”
If what Kyle Busch did in Nashville last Saturday night wasn’t detrimental to the sport then nothing is.
Busch bashed to bits Nashville Superspeedway’s trademark [...]

Wed, 06/10/09 – 13:30 | 15 Comments
McGlynn Thinks Betting To Put Dover In Clover
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Dover, Del. – With no major league sports teams, Delaware doesn’t create much national news other than NASCAR racing at Dover International Speedway.
Stop the presses! The First State’s sports landscape is about to change dramatically.
The state legislature has passed a sports-betting bill, making Delaware the only state in the East where wagering [...]

Wed, 06/10/09 – 13:25 | Comments Off
Roush Out To Pick Up Truck Victory No. 50
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When it comes to Camping World Truck Series wins as an owner, Jack Roush has blown by his chief competitors, many of whom no longer field entries in NASCAR’s No. 3 circuit.
He has 49 wins with 10 different drivers. Greg Biffle has the most, with 16. Mark Martin got the [...]

Wed, 06/10/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Peters, Sponsor Join Red Horse
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Red Horse Racing announced NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Timothy Peters and his sponsor, Strutmasters.com will join the RHR.
Peters will be joined by crew chief Chad Kendrick at Red Horse Racing, with their first race being this  weekend’s event at Michigan International Speedway. Peters has participated in all eight races this season for Premier [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 19:50 | Comments Off
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West Allis, Wis. – With great anticipation, Wisconsin’s biggest motorsports weekend is drawing near at The Milwaukee Mile.  Top NASCAR teams are preparing to race in the Friday night, June 19 Copart 200 and the Saturday night, June 20 NorthernTool.com 250 at America’s Legendary Oval.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars Kyle Busch and defending Milwaukee Mile [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 19:50 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: LifeLock 400 Preview
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A week after a runner-up finish at Pocono, Carl Edwards seeks some medicine at Michigan International Speedway. The top-ranked NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racer in Driver Rating at the track, Edwards says it’s a fun place for both drivers and fans. Plus, Kasey Kahne talks about what it takes to win at MIS, and Dale [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 17:29 | Comments Off
Smashed Guitar Strikes Sour Chord In Music City
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Images of Kyle Busch’s guitar-smashing antics following last Saturday’s victory at Nashville Superspeedway have gone ‘round the world, creating a sensation on YouTube and other internet outlets.
Meanwhile on Monday, Nashville Superspeedway vice president/general manager Cliff Hawks said, “It’s still hard for me to watch.”
Renowned racing artist Sam Bass, [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 7:52 | 32 Comments
Belt-Tightening Is The New Racing Reality
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Bobby Hamilton Jr. says the tough economic times have forced some NASCAR teams to confront some belt-tightening reality.
“A lot of teams got fat and spoiled back when times were good, and now they’re having to learn to live within their means,” Hamilton said during last weekend’s race at [...]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 7:50 | Comments Off