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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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Backmarkers Gum Up Finish
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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Kansas City, Kan. – Dario Franchitti, who finished second in Saturday’s Road Runner Turbo 300 IndyCar Series Race, admitted that he probably wouldn’t have been able to pass Scott Dixon had he gotten close to Dixon.
But because of the heavy lapped traffic between Dixon and the rest of the field […]

Sun, 05/2/10 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Backmarkers Gum Up Finish
Kyle Busch Resurfaces Late To Win Richmond
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kyle Busch took another bow on the eve of his birthday Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, where the then soon-to-be 21-year-old snapped a 21-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winless streak with a victory in the Heath Calhoun 400.
Busch moved around Jeff Gordon on a restart with five laps to […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 21:55 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Resurfaces Late To Win Richmond
Cory Mac On Top of Top Fuel
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Cory McClenathan held off defending Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher to pick up the No. 1 qualifying spot Saturday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.
John Force, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana also will head to the eliminations from the top spots in their respective categories as qualifying came to an end at Gateway […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 21:02 | One Comment
Hornaday On Pole In Kansas
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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Kansas City, Kan. – Ron Hornaday Jr. captured the pole Saturday for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway with a lap of 169.194 mph.
Matt Crafton qualified second for Sunday’s race, but more interestingly, Johnny Sauter qualified third, which mean’s he’ll start right behind Hornaday. Hornaday spun Sauter at […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 18:13 | Comments Off on Hornaday On Pole In Kansas
It Was A Ganassi Kind Of Day In Kansas
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Kansas City, Kan. – Just prior to the start of Saturday’s IndyCar Series event, Mike Hull brushed aside the suggestion that because his Target Chip Ganassi team was racing at a place where they had won the last three races, it had to be favored this year.
Hull was wearing dark glasses at the time so […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 14:56 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Richmond
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Watching the Crown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to follow along with him as he blogs the action Flag to Flag at Richmond International Raceway.

Sat, 05/1/10 – 14:32 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Richmond
Schrader Leaps At Chance To Drive Top Truck
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Kansas City, Kan. – When Ken Schrader got a text message from Kevin Harvick a couple of weeks ago, he didn’t know what to think. The message was kind of cryptic. Harvick simply asked if Schrader was available the weekend of the Kansas City Camping World Truck Series race.
“Hell, I figured he wanted me to […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 11:42 | One Comment
Force Stays Hot At Gateway
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John Force held on to the provisional top spot in Funny Car as rain washed out most of Friday qualifying at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway.
Tony Schumacher, Mike Edwards and Craig Treble also took the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the seventh of 23 events on the […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 21:20 | Comments Off on Force Stays Hot At Gateway
Keselowski Wins NNS Race
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Brad Keselowski won Saturday night’s Bubba Burger 250 Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway when he eased past Greg Biffle on a green-white-checkered restart.
Keselowski led the most laps – 189. He had the lead when a yellow flag waved late in the race but gave that up when he and his Penske Racing team […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 21:09 | One Comment
IRL Says That It Will Return To Kansas Speedway
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Despite rumors to the contrary, the IndyCar Series’ days of running at Kansas Speedway are not over. So says the head of the Indy Racing League.
“I will promise you that one thing, this (2010) is not the last year,” IRL CEO Randy Bernard told RacinToday.com on […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 20:54 | 3 Comments