Mon, 24/10/16 – 12:22 | One Comment

Put a microphone or notebook in front of professional race car drivers and ask them about anything remotely close to strategy and nine times out of 10 you get a face full of cliches about how winning is the one and only strategy.
Then on the tenth of the 10 times you ask, you get the […]

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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
Flag to Flag: Darlington
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Watching the Showtime Southern 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to follow along as he blogs the action Flag to Flag at Darlington Raceway.

Sat, 05/8/10 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Darlington
Hamlin Wins JGR Nationwide Battle
Denny Hamlin won Saturday night’s Royal Purple 200 presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationwide Series race by holding off teammate Kyle Busch after a restart with five laps to go.
Hamlin had the lead on the restart but was passed briefly by his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate. Hamlin, who led a race-best 11 lapls, quickly recaptured […]

Fri, 05/7/10 – 20:50 | One Comment
McMurray Nabs Darlington Pole
Jamie McMurray may have established himself as the favorite to win Saturday night’s Showtime Southern 500 Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway by being fastest in practice on Friday and then winning the pole.
McMurray’s pole-winning speed in his Earnhardt-Ganassi Chevrolet was 180.370 mph at the 1.33-mile egg-shaped oval.
The pole was the second of the season […]

Fri, 05/7/10 – 17:29 | 4 Comments
Hamlin On Nationwide Pole
The front row of Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race belongs to Joe Gibbs Racing as Denny Hamlin qualified fastest on Friday afternoon and Kyle Busch second fastest.
Hamlin posted a lap at 176.031 mph. JGR teammate Busch had a lap at 175.754 in his Toyota Camry.
Starting third in the Royal Purple 200 presented by O’Reilly […]

Fri, 05/7/10 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Hamlin On Nationwide Pole
Cup Notes: Southern Is A Biggie
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Darlington, S.C. – It may not boast the largest purse of the season, but few race tracks can match the history and prestige associated with Darlington Raceway.
The 1.366-mile facility will play host to the 61st running of the Showtime Southern 500 Saturday night.
For two-time Darlington winner Jeff Burton, there’s something unique about pulling into victory […]

Fri, 05/7/10 – 13:53 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: Southern Is A Biggie