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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Woody: Kahne Puts Petty In Bind
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Let’s see if I’ve got this straight:
If Kasey Kahne has to choose between driving for Richard Petty Motorsports or nobody next season, he’ll choose nobody?
That’s what Kasey said when he announced plans to leave RPM at the end of this season: he doesn’t know where he’ll be next season.
Of course […]

Sat, 04/24/10 – 17:00 | One Comment
Saturday A Wash At Talladega
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Talladega, Ala. – NASCAR cancelled Saturday’s Sprint Cup qualifying at Talladega and postponed the Nationwide Series race until Sunday afternoon following the Sprint Cup race.
Central Alabama was under a severe weather watch including tornado warnings amid severe thunderstorms and possible hail.
“We decided after watching the Weather Channel and talking with local media people in Birmingham […]

Sat, 04/24/10 – 11:22 | Comments Off on Saturday A Wash At Talladega
Cup Notes: Another Doubleheader On Tap?
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Talladega, Ala. – NASCAR has decided to continue with Saturday’s activities at Talladega Superspeedway as scheduled, despite the threat of severe weather.
Qualifying for Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 will be held Saturday morning prior to the start of the Aaron’s 312 for NASCAR’s Nationwide Series, which is scheduled to begin shortly after […]

Fri, 04/23/10 – 16:32 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: Another Doubleheader On Tap?
Unhappy Harvick Rips Rumors
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Talladega, Ala. – Kevin Harvick, whose contract with Richard Childress Racing expires at the end of the current season, is viewed by many as the hottest free agent in the NASCAR garage
But the driver nicknamed “Happy Harvick” wasn’t ready to tip his hand earlier today on where he’ll be employed in […]

Fri, 04/23/10 – 13:58 | 2 Comments
Harvick Captures NNS Pole
Kevin Harvick won the pole for Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway with a lap at 187.375 mph on Friday.
Second fastest was Carl Edwards while Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Edwards’ Roush Fenway teammate, was third.
Edwards’ lap was at 185.754 mph and a half second slower than was Harvick’s.
Steve Arpin was the big surprise […]

Fri, 04/23/10 – 12:58 | Comments Off on Harvick Captures NNS Pole
Ford Teams Step Up To Plates With New Engines
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
The restrictor plate version of Ford Racing’s FR9 engine will be available to all Roush Fenway Racing and Richard Petty Motorsports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend.
Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 will be the first points race in which a majority of Ford Fusions will have access to […]

Fri, 04/23/10 – 8:16 | 2 Comments
The Old Helio Is Back
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Kansas City, Kan. – A year and a couple of days ago, Helio Castroneves’ life – not race driving career, but life – was a horror show.
Pushed to the sides were grand memories of winning Indianapolis 500s, climbing fences and dancing with stars; Castroneves was being marched past cameras in jump suits and shackles and […]

Fri, 04/23/10 – 6:21 | 3 Comments
Woody: A Snit At Hendrick? ‘Bout Time
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
If there really are some ill feeling festering between teammates Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, all I can say is:
‘Bout time.
I think the buddy-buddy nonsense among teammates has gone far enough. If fact, it went way too far last season when Mark Martin and Jimmie Johnson swapped charity points in a […]

Thu, 04/22/10 – 6:21 | One Comment
NASCAR Issues Penalties
NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 13, No. 47, No. 00 and No. 56 teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule violations committed at Texas Motor Speedway last week.
Robert “Bootie” Barker, crew chief of the No. 13 team, and Frank Kerr, crew chief of the No. 47 […]

Wed, 04/21/10 – 17:23 | Comments Off on NASCAR Issues Penalties
Forty Entered In Indy 500
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Kansas City, Kan. – The entry list for next month’s running of the Indianapolis 500 was released on Wednesday and it contains an impressive 40 entries.
Seventy-eight cars and 34 drivers are on the list of 40 entrants. That means that six more drivers could be added for the 500 and take to the track at […]

Wed, 04/21/10 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Forty Entered In Indy 500