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After winning the pole for the Daytona 500 last Sunday, Chase Elliott didn’t need to win his heat race in Thursday’s night’s first Can-Am Duel. But he wanted to and did.
In the second Duel, Denny Hamlin passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. – who had already won the outside pole for this Sunday’s 500 – on the next-to-last […]

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IndyCar Motoring Into Future
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – By the end of June, Indy Racing League officials will have decided upon the look and sound of the IZOD IndyCar Series for 2012 and beyond.
Led by Randy Bernard, the IRL’s chief executive officer, the nine-member ICONIC (Innovative, Open-Wheel, New, Industry-Relevant, Cost Effective) Advisory Committee has […]

Tue, 06/8/10 – 8:22 | Comments Off on IndyCar Motoring Into Future
Petree Not A Big Fan Of Starting And Parking
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Nashville – ESPN commentator Andy Petree thinks its time for NASCAR to take the “start” out of start-and-park racing.
“I hate it and I don’t think it should be permitted,” Petree said in response to a question about the controversial practice prior to last week’s Nationwide Series race in Nashville.
“I guess if […]

Tue, 06/8/10 – 7:03 | 8 Comments
IRL Issues Statement on Fiery Crash
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Fort Worth, Texas – Reacting to a round of criticism in the media, the Indy Racing League issued a statement Monday supporting the fire-fighting efforts of its Holmatro Safety Team in the aftermath of rookie Simona de Silvestro’s grinding crash at Texas Motor Speedway.
De Silvestro escaped serious injury, and burns, when she […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 19:56 | Comments Off on IRL Issues Statement on Fiery Crash
Pedley: JGR Is The Antidote To Racing Blahs
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Dull, pre-packaged, focus-group programmed and bleached: Those have been some of the complaints leveled against NASCAR and its personalities in this, the Hendrick Motorsport era of Sprint Cup racing.
If those are, in fact, diseases which have produced wheezing and light attentiveness in the world’s most important stock car series this […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 16:09 | One Comment
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Hampton, Ga.  – The largest Labor Day weekend celebration in the USA is growing larger as Atlanta Motor Speedway today announced that rock legends Foreigner will headline a pre-race concert prior to the second running of the track’s Labor Day weekend NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race on Sunday, Sept. 5.
Pre-race party passes for the […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 14:53 | Comments Off on AMS Announces Pre-Race Concert Line Up
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Concord, N.C. – Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Victory Lane Club is one of the best values in motorsports, offering fans three incredible NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events along with unprecedented additional value and behind the scenes access. Now when fans join or renew their Victory Lane Club membership for 2011, they can get even […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 14:50 | Comments Off on CMS Victory Lane Club Offers Savings
Ingram: Oh Canada – And U.S., Too
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
After the demise of US F1 earlier this year, it seemed safe to conclude America would not be participating in the world championship this year and that it would be a long while before an American presence would re-surface. Since then, it’s become evident that things move quickly in the […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 7:10 | 4 Comments
Dixon’s Turn To Be Top Fueler
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The hottest rivalry in drag racing re-fired in the Top Fuel finals of the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway Sunday night and this time it was Larry Dixon getting the victory over Tony Schumacher.
Dixon drove his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to a 3.823-second run at 323.12 mph past Schumacher to earn […]

Mon, 06/7/10 – 6:53 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Turn To Be Top Fueler
Hamlin Remains The Man At Pocono Raceway
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Denny Hamlin won for the fourth time in nine tries at Pocono Raceway when he captured the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 on Sunday afternoon.
Hamlin, who dominated the second half of the race after Clint Bowyer had dominated the first half, took the lead for the final time when he passed […]

Sun, 06/6/10 – 17:52 | Comments Off on Hamlin Remains The Man At Pocono Raceway
Kaptain Knievel Jumpy At Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas – Motorcycle daredevil Kaptain Robbie Knievel admits the only lifestyle he has ever known could someday be the death of him.
Thankfully, that wasn’t the case Saturday evening on the frontstretch at Texas Motor Speedway, where Knievel successfully completed his “Above The Law” jump.  Knievel, the 47-year-old son of legendary daredevil Evel Knievel, […]

Sun, 06/6/10 – 17:02 | 3 Comments