Sun, 16/10/16 – 19:42 | No Comment

ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown got fitted for a black cowboy hat Sunday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, and it may as well pass for another Top Fuel crown.
Brown trailered nearest point rival Doug Kalitta during the second round of eliminations before dispatching Texan Steve Torrence in the final to win the 31st edition of the […]

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Vision Racing announced that Indiana golf legend Fuzzy Zoeller’s will support of the No.20 Dallara/ Honda/ Firestone entry, driven by Ed Carpenter for Panther Racing, by introducing Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka as primary sponsor for the 2010 Indianapolis 500.
Fuzzy Zoeller entered into the spirits business in July 2009, launching his own ultra premium vodka which […]

Tue, 05/11/10 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Carpenter’s Future Is Fuzzy
Woody: Knee Jerk Reaction To Injury
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Any time now I expect a flood of aspiring young racers to rush into operating rooms demanding knee surgery.
Just like kids used to (and maybe still do) wear those obscenely-priced shoes endorsed by Michael Jordon to try to Be Like Mike, I figure young racing wannabes will want to Drive […]

Tue, 05/11/10 – 7:26 | Comments Off on Woody: Knee Jerk Reaction To Injury
Origins, Part 2 – LA Runs First Big Stock Car Race
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
(Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a RacinToday five-part series on the earliest days of stock car racing in America and how the sport first evolved into a national phenomenon.)
Prior to the first outbreak of stock car racing in the 1930’s, America’s driving heroes raced open-wheeled cars built […]

Tue, 05/11/10 – 7:02 | Comments Off on Origins, Part 2 – LA Runs First Big Stock Car Race
Origins, Part 1 – Petty’s 1st Race Was Family Affair
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
(Editor’s note: In recognition of the opening of the new NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, this is the first story in a five-part series by RacinToday Senior Writer Jonathan Ingram. The series examines the evolution of stock car racing in all regions of the country as well as the […]

Mon, 05/10/10 – 9:26 | 2 Comments
Minter: Of Gods And Goddesses
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Some random thoughts from a cool Mother’s Day morning in Georgia:
It’s been more than two months since the Brad Keselowski-Carl Edwards incident at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Edwards retaliated against Keselowski and sent the red Dodge flying into the catchfence, supposedly to teach him a lesson he and other […]

Mon, 05/10/10 – 6:40 | One Comment
US F1: What Went Wrong In America’s Comeback?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
In the closing days of the US F1 team’s demise, Ken Anderson made a last-ditch proposal to the FIA requesting his team be allowed to begin its season at Barcelona, site of this weekend’s fifth round of the Formula One championship.
But the FIA decided the wheels had come off US […]

Sun, 05/9/10 – 8:25 | 8 Comments
Eldora Field Is McMahan Handled
Paul McMahan had racked up six Top-Five finishes in his last eight starts heading into the finale of Outlaw Thunder by Goodyear at Eldora Speedway. He broke through on Saturday in impressive fashion at the famed half-mile on a very windy and chilly night to score his first win of 2010 with the World of […]

Sun, 05/9/10 – 7:04 | Comments Off on Eldora Field Is McMahan Handled
Hamlin Dusts Field, Cleans Up At Darlington
Denny Hamlin restarted the Showtime Southern 500 Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway Saturday night with the lead with 20 laps to go and had no problem holding off the field to get the victory.
Hamlin’s victory gave him a weekend sweep as he won the Nationwide Series race on Friday night. The sweep was just […]

Sat, 05/8/10 – 22:46 | Comments Off on Hamlin Dusts Field, Cleans Up At Darlington

Indianapolis –  The Town of Speedway is facilitating roundtrip bus service for 2010 Indianapolis 500 fans Sunday, May 30 at four convenient locations, including three in downtown Indianapolis and one at Indianapolis International Airport.
Service will be provided by Transportation Management Services (TMS) and the Free Enterprise System, Inc. Both companies will […]

Sat, 05/8/10 – 10:02 | Comments Off on Shuttle Service Available for Indy 500 Fans
Race Day: Moms Welcome
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For auto racing families, nothing says “I love you, mom” quite like ear-busting noise and 98 octane gasoline. So, this weekend – Mother’s Day weekend – at Darlington, the moms of several drivers will be at the track.
Here is what a select group of drivers had to say about having their mothers at Darlington for […]

Sat, 05/8/10 – 8:54 | One Comment