Mon, 24/04/17 – 8:28 | No Comment

Reigning Funny Car world champion Ron Capps made the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals highlight reel and took home another Wally Trophy after winning his first national event of the 2017 season Sunday in Baytown, Texas.
Racing opposite Robert Hight in the final at Royal Purple Raceway, Capps was unaware that Hight had been disqualified for crossing […]

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IRL Notes: New-Car Shopping Spree Almost Over
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Details regarding the “future car strategy” of the IZOD IndyCar Series will be unveiled on July 14 in Indianapolis. And one of open-wheel racing’s icons is genuinely concerned about the engine/chassis package scheduled to debut in 2012.
“There’s not very manufacturers that can afford to go racing right now,” said IndyCar […]

Thu, 07/1/10 – 6:51 | One Comment
Woody: Here Is Who Should Be In The Hall
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
The next batch of 25 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame will be announced Thursday, from which a final five will be selected for next year’s induction.
Here’s my picks:
Anne France
Jim France
Lesa France
Brian France
Paris France
Only kidding. With two of this spring’s first five inductees named France I don’t think we’ll see […]

Wed, 06/30/10 – 16:39 | 8 Comments
Harvick On Track To Fulfill Great Expectations?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Few Sprint Cup careers have started as publicly as Kevin Harvick’s. Remember the high drama when he took to the track at Rockingham in the winter of 2001 in the car in which Dale Earnhardt was killed the week before?
And remember how, when he won the race at Atlanta in […]

Wed, 06/30/10 – 16:00 | 2 Comments
Jason Sides reached the three-win mark on Tuesday night in Kasey’s King of Sedalia Presented By Budweiser World of Outlaws race at Missouri State Fair Speedway to surpass his win total from 2009.
Sides earned $10,000 for the victory, which was his second at Missouri State Fair Speedway and his first with the World of Outlaws […]

Wed, 06/30/10 – 5:37 | One Comment
Woody: Caution Free, Action Free
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
At one point during the record 201 caution-free laps of (ahem) racing last Sunday at New Hampshire Speedway I flipped off the TV (mechanically speaking) and went outdoors.
I watched the grass grow for awhile. Then I found some paint and watched it dry. Both were considerably more entertaining than what […]

Tue, 06/29/10 – 9:11 | 5 Comments
Minter: NASCAR in Need of American Idols
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
In racing, or anywhere else for that matter, money talks and everything else walks. It’s why a driver has to have a pocket full of money behind him to get a ride in one of the elite NASCAR divisions, and why there are start-and-park teams in Sprint Cup, Nationwide and […]

Tue, 06/29/10 – 7:25 | 4 Comments
Woody: Busch So Good It’s Scary
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
It may be time to restore the name of NASCAR’s second-tier division to the Busch Series.
Or, better yet, the Kyle Busch Series.
The young Vegas hot-shoe continued his rampage through the Nationwide Series record book with another dominating victory last Saturday at New Hampshire.
Another win, another record. Just another day at […]

Mon, 06/28/10 – 11:36 | 3 Comments
Ingram: Polite Palaver After Sonoma Shock
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Is it me, or are we kidding ourselves about where the current era of contact without penalty is headed for NASCAR’s signature series?
In Turn 3 at Loudon on Sunday, it was not exactly Dale Earnhardt Sr. versus Darrell Waltrip in Turn 3 at Richmond in […]

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Cup Notes: More Pain for Kahne
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Loudon, N.H. – Kasey Kahne did his best to shrug off his latest setback in his effort to make the 12-man field for NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
The Richard Petty Motorsports driver was the class of the field in the first half of Sunday’s Lenox 301 at New […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 18:25 | One Comment
Anderson Caps Dream Weekend
Former champion Greg Anderson raced to his first Pro Stock victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Larry Dixon, Tim Wilkerson and Matt Smith also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
In winning the […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 17:42 | 3 Comments