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Kansas Speedway can sort of, kind of, in a way be considered Furniture Row Racing’s home track as it sit just down Interstate 70 from Denver, Colo. Well, 600 miles or so down the I-70 but, hey, everybody has to have a place to call home.
On Friday, FRR’s Martin Truex Jr. delighted the “home folks” […]

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Dixon Roars To Top At U.S. Nationals
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Larry Dixon took teh qualifying lead Saturday at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil, capping a record-setting day of performances at the world’s most prestigious drag race.
Matt Hagan, Jeg Coughlin and Andrew Hines also were qualifying leaders in their categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event, the first of […]

Sat, 09/4/10 – 21:03 | Comments Off on Dixon Roars To Top At U.S. Nationals
McMurray Beats Busch in Atlanta
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Two entities that have been beaten down in recent times emerged victorious on Saturday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Jamie McMurray, the driver Roush Fenway Racing decided to put on the street to meet NASCAR’s limit of four drivers per race team, outran the Nationwide Series’ best drivers […]

Sat, 09/4/10 – 20:25 | Comments Off on McMurray Beats Busch in Atlanta
Minter: Drivers Insist Numbers Do Lie
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – In his interview session at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, Carl Edwards weighed in on a subject that has always been one of great intrigue in motorsports – and other sports too for that matter.
His comments point out the fact that a driver’s skill level doesn’t always […]

Sat, 09/4/10 – 20:02 | 2 Comments
Pole Starter Hamlin Looking At Chase
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – The chase is on. But does that mean teams are more focused on points racing rather than a victory in Sunday’s race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway?
With the NASCAR post-season about to start in two races, those who are trying to win the Chase for the NASCAR […]

Sat, 09/4/10 – 19:51 | Comments Off on Pole Starter Hamlin Looking At Chase
Kahne Wins NNS Pole at Atlanta
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Kasey Kahne was fastest at Atlanta Motor Speedway, grabbing the Coors Light Pole for the Nationwide series Great Clips 300. Kyle Busch will start second, with Reed Sorenson, Ryan Newman and Carl Edwards filling the other top five spots.

Sat, 09/4/10 – 15:31 | Comments Off on Kahne Wins NNS Pole at Atlanta
Atlanta Notes: A Race Gordon Glad He Didn’t Win
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Jeff Gordon reminisced Saturday morning about his role in what is arguably the most-famous finish in the 50-year history of Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Just weeks following the death of Dale Earnhardt, Kevin Harvick pulled off an improbable victory after edging Gordon by inches at the 1.54-mile oval in […]

Sat, 09/4/10 – 12:18 | Comments Off on Atlanta Notes: A Race Gordon Glad He Didn’t Win
Edwards Looking Dynastic In NHRA Pro Stock
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Clermont, Ind. – Mike Edwards has been pedaling Pro Stock cars down drag strips for a while now. He’s seen enough of the sport to know that success in that division of the NHRA Full Throttle series can be contageous.
Pro Stock, he’s observed, tends to be the division which produces […]

Sat, 09/4/10 – 9:50 | One Comment
NHRA Notes: JFR Attacks In Force
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Clermont, Ind. – It was a John Force Racing kind of September evening on the opening day of the 2010 NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at O’Reilly Raceway Park.
Led by defending Funny Car champion Robert Hight, the JFR bunch swept the top three spots in first-round of qualifying for the […]

Fri, 09/3/10 – 19:42 | Comments Off on NHRA Notes: JFR Attacks In Force
Carpenter Hammers Out A Pole
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Ed Carpenter on Friday afternoon won the pole for Saturday’s IZOD IndyCar Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Carpenter, driving part time for Vision Racing in partnership with Panther Racing, had a two-lap average speed of 217.933 mph.
It was the first pole ever for Vision.
“It’s been an interesting day, the conditions changed a lot from this morning,” […]

Fri, 09/3/10 – 14:56 | Comments Off on Carpenter Hammers Out A Pole
Hight’s On A Lot Of Minds As Nationals Begin
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Clermont, Ind. – Robert Hight arrived at drag racing’s biggest event on Friday as a whole lot more than just the defending Funny Car champion and the owner of the No. 2 spot in this year’s point standings.
He arrived as a symbol of hope for that large handful of drivers […]

Fri, 09/3/10 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Hight’s On A Lot Of Minds As Nationals Begin