Sun, 19/11/17 – 18:43 | No Comment

Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch over the final laps to win Sunday’s season-ending race and the NASCAR Cup Series championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday.
The championship was Truex’s first and also the first for his Colorado-based Furniture Row Racing team.
“It’s just overwhelming,” he said. “To think about all the rough days and bad […]

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Hamlin Wins At RIR; Bowyer Gets Final Berth

The field for the 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship is now set and happily for Clint Bowyer, he is part of it.
Denny Hamlin won the Air Guard 400 at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night, and Kyle Busch, Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, was second.
“Guys, this is unbelievable,” Hamlin said over his radio after […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 21:44 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins At RIR; Bowyer Gets Final Berth
Pruett and Ganassi Ready For The ‘Chip-Slam’
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Scott Pruett became the first three-time Rolex Series Daytona Prototypes champion while co-driving to a record victory with Memo Rojas at the Miller Motorsports Park Saturday.
The duo of Pruett and Rojas extended their record for single-season victories in the Rolex Series by winning their ninth race in the 12-race Rolex […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 16:51 | Comments Off on Pruett and Ganassi Ready For The ‘Chip-Slam’
Race Day: It’s Clint Bowyer Night At RIR
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Not that he’s crazy about it but Clint Bowyer will be the guy in the spotlight during tonight’s Air Guard 400 Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.
Fans and several other teams will be focusing at least some of their attention on him as he is the driver who has […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 9:54 | One Comment
Donny Schatz took a big step in putting himself in a position to contend for his second Gold Cup on Friday night, as he picked up the win on the second night of the three-day classic in an exciting 30-lap contest with California native Paul McMahan.
Schatz started second at Silver Dollar Speedway and fell back […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 6:19 | Comments Off on Schatz Is Friday Winner at Gold Cup
Cup Notes: Big Wins Trump Getting A Chase Berth?
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Richmond, Va. – Jamie McMurray said last week he’d be hard-pressed to swap his wins in this year’s Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400 for a berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, which begins next week in Loudon. N.H.
Clint Bowyer, who is positioned to grab the final spot in […]

Sat, 09/11/10 – 6:03 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: Big Wins Trump Getting A Chase Berth?
Harvick Captures NNS Race
Kevin Harvick managed hold off Brad Keselowski over the final laps of Friday night’s Nationwide Series Race at Richmond International Raceway and escape with the victory.
The margin of victory for Harvick over points-leader Keselowski was .2 seconds.
Harvick, who won the pole for the race earlier in the day, led a race-best 170 laps.
The victory was […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 20:44 | Comments Off on Harvick Captures NNS Race
Rojas On Pole in Utah
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Memo Rojas, who clinched the 2010 Rolex Sports Car Series championship for owners Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates in Montreal, won a season-high fourth pole at Miller Motorsports Park in qualifying for the Utah 250. Rojas and co-driver Scott Pruett will each have to drive 30 minutes in the race […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 19:16 | Comments Off on Rojas On Pole in Utah
Edwards Earns The Pole For Cup Race At RIR
Carl Edwards won the pole for the Air Guard 400 Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway Friday afternoon.
Edwards, winless on the season but locked into the Chase, won the pole for Saturday night’s race with a lap at 127.762 mph. It was the Roush Fenway Racing driver’s second pole of the season.
“That is huge […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Edwards Earns The Pole For Cup Race At RIR
Harvick On NNS Pole
Kevin Harvick on Friday afternoon won the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Harvick’s fast lap was at 123.990 mph.
Second fastest was Clint Bowyer, Harvick’s Sprint Cup teammate at Richard Childress Racing.
Bowyer turned a fast lap at 123.88 7 mph.
Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing, the series points leader, qualified third fastest.
Right […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 16:13 | Comments Off on Harvick On NNS Pole
Pedley: IndyCar Schedule Announcement Was A Biggie
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Virtually all public announcements in motor sports are billed as big. Very few of them turn out to be more than mildly significant. There was one Friday, however, that was big and it will affect the oldest major racing series in North America.
The Indy Racing League held a press conference on Friday in Milwaukee. […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 14:04 | One Comment