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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher will be the first to admit that his 2016 season has fallen into the roller-coaster category.
After all, the season was 12 races old before he recorded a top-20 finish at Dover in May. And he didn’t acquire a top-15 until Indianapolis in July. That’s why when he emerged victorious […]

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Taylor Gets First Grand-Am Pole
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Ricky Taylor became first-time pole winner in Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 in Friday’s qualifying for the Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.
Taylor ran a record lap of 1:19.624 (103.989 mph) in the No. 10 SunTrust Racing Ford Dallara co-driven by Max Angelelli to lead […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 14:49 | Comments Off on Taylor Gets First Grand-Am Pole
Woody: Rose’s Life Back On Track
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Brian Rose is back in racing after being suspended from NASCAR seven years ago for substance abuse.
More importantly than regaining his racing career, the young Bowling Green, Ky., driver has his life back.
Rose was scheduled to make his racing return last Friday at Nashville Superspeedway but failed to make the […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 7:32 | One Comment
It’s All About The Fun For Keselowski
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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Avondale, Ariz. – Oh, that Brad Keselowski. For a NASCAR Sprint Cup newbie, he sure knows how to attract a headline.
Only 23 races into his Cup career, which continues Saturday in the Subway Fresh Fit 600 (375 laps) at Phoenix International Raceway, Keselowski already seems to have made more than […]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 6:37 | Comments Off on It’s All About The Fun For Keselowski
Vision, Panther To Partner for 500
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Panther Racing announced Thursday that it has partnered with Vision Racing and will enter Ed Carpenter in the No. 20 Dallara Honda during next month’s 94th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
The collaboration between the two IZOD IndyCar Series teams will pair Carpenter with full-time Panther driver Dan Wheldon, pilot of the No. 4 […]

Thu, 04/8/10 – 11:35 | Comments Off on Vision, Panther To Partner for 500
Minter: NASCAR Needs To Go Where Fans Go
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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In these times of declining attendance at NASCAR races, my mind always wanders back to some of the great short track promoters I’ve known over the years.
They weren’t necessarily flashy. They didn’t try to grab attention with fake April Fools Day press releases and controversial billboard advertisements. They just understood […]

Thu, 04/8/10 – 7:03 | 3 Comments
Harris: Fangs For The Memories, Phoenix
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup series is visiting Phoenix International Raceway this week and that fires off a lot of memories, not all of them pleasant.
PIR, in the shadow of the foothills of the Estrella Mountains,  is located about 15 miles west of downtown Phoenix, just a couple of miles away […]

Thu, 04/8/10 – 6:43 | Comments Off on Harris: Fangs For The Memories, Phoenix
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Indianapolis  – Legendary American rock superstars ZZ Top will headline the Miller Lite Carb Day Concert on Friday, May 28 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The concert, free with Carb Day admission of $10, will start at 3:30 p.m. (ET) on the Miller Lite Stage in the IMS infield. Miller Lite Carb Day tickets are available […]

Wed, 04/7/10 – 11:55 | Comments Off on ZZ Top to Headline Miller Lite Carb Day Concert at IMS
Minter: Excellence Proving To Be Overrated
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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A few random observations as the Easter break ends and NASCAR teams head to Phoenix International Raceway for a string of 14 races without a break:
* Say what you want about the NASCAR points system, but it still tends to reward consistency over excellence. Jimmie Johnson has won half the […]

Wed, 04/7/10 – 10:29 | Comments Off on Minter: Excellence Proving To Be Overrated
Sarah Fisher Takes Leap Forward
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Scary? Ah, yes, you could say that sinking everything you own and then a whole lot more into something that is as high-risk/low-potential-for-success as an auto racing team is scary.
But Sarah Fisher believes in her rock. The rock which she found during a trip in Brown County, Indiana. The one which is inscribed with these […]

Wed, 04/7/10 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Sarah Fisher Takes Leap Forward
Will Different Mean Better Saturday At Phoenix?
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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Avondale, Ariz. – Greetings from Phoenix International Raceway, where drivers and fans likely will need a scorecard to keep up with all the changes surrounding Saturday’s Subway Fresh Fit 600.
First, the race distance has increased since last year’s race, up 63 laps from 312 (502.1 kilometers) to 375 (603.5 kilometers).
Secondly, […]

Tue, 04/6/10 – 16:59 | 2 Comments