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Rising star Ryan Blaney will exit Wood Brothers Racing and join Team Penske as a full-time driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series beginning in 2018, as team-owner Roger Penske returns to a three-car operation in stock car racing’s premier series.
Blaney, who also signed a multi-year contract extension with “The Captain,” will pilot the […]

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NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Clermont, Ind. – A week after punting Brad Keselowski to win in St. Louis, a gentler and kinder Carl Edwards showed up in the suburbs of Indianapolis Saturday night.
A green-white-checkered finish to the NASCAR Nationwide Series Kroger 200 at O’Reilly Raceway Park gave Edwards an opportunity to line up alongside […]

Sun, 07/25/10 – 4:32 | Comments Off on NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior
Busch wins at ORP
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Kyle Busch held off Carl Edwards  at O’Reilly Raceway Park Saturday night.
His first place finish at the Kroger 200 was his fifth win in his last six starts in the Nationwide series.
Aric Almirola finished third. Trevor Bayne and Reed Sorenson rounded out the top five.

Sat, 07/24/10 – 21:10 | Comments Off on Busch wins at ORP
Pedley: Martin Just Says No To Classlessness
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – This wasn’t the way the 2010 season was supposed to go for Mark Martin and his fans. This was supposed to be the season their personal demons were sent scurrying into the night.
Instead, it is Martin, NASCAR’s symbol for what we all wish stock car racing were like, […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 18:14 | 2 Comments
Graf Edges Brabham – Into Grass At Lime Rock
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Klaus Graf survived a furious charge from David Babham to bring the Muscle Milk Team CytoSport a victory in the American Le Mans Series race at Lime Rock Park.
Graf, who co-drove the team’s Porsche RS Spyder with Greg Pickett, also had to survive a stop and go penalty from IMSA […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 16:44 | One Comment
Cup’s Hamlin Is Second Quarter DOTY Winner
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By Lewis Franck
Driver of The Year Panelist
It was virtually no contest as Denny Hamlin was voted second quarter winner of the Driver Of The Year Award.
Hamlin bounced back from knee surgery about one month before the second quarter began, and won three NASCAR Sprint Cup races and one NASCAR Nationwide series race in the period […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 16:24 | 2 Comments
Montoya To Start From Front At Brickyard
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Indianapolis – Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 on Saturday afternoon. He won it with a qualifying lap at 182.278 mph.
Montoya, who won the Indianapolis 500 in 2002 at the same Indianapolis Motor Speedway, circled the 2.5-mile track in 49.375 seconds.
Montoya appeared to be headed for a victory in last year’s […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 10:56 | Comments Off on Montoya To Start From Front At Brickyard
NASCAR Notes: No IMS Double In Cards
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – A Nationwide/Sprint Cup double-header at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the same weekend? Not in the cards. Not right now.
That according to officials at both NASCAR and the speedway.
NASCAR’s two top series do currently race in Indianapolis on the same weekend – this weekend, as a matter of fact […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 9:35 | One Comment
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Lance Dewease had never won two World of Outlaws A-Feature events in one season, let alone in one week. Until Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway in the opener of the Summer Nationals, as he followed up his win at Lernerville Speedway earlier this week with a victory at his home track in front of […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Dewease On A Roll
IndyCar Notes: Power Still Charging
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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With his victory in the Honda Indy Toronto last Sunday, Will Power continued a methodical march toward what looms as his first IZOD IndyCar Series driver’s championship.
Power, of Team Penske, finished 1.2-seconds ahead of reigning series champion Dario Franchitti of Target Chip Ganassi Racing on the 1.75-mile Streets of Toronto […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 8:10 | 2 Comments
Force Early Leader At Bandimere
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Funny Car champion John Force cashed-in one of his perks as season-long points-leader at Bandimere Speedway Friday evening, emerging as provisional pole-sitter over Del Worsham for the 31st annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Force powered his Castrol GTX High-Mileage Ford Mustang to a 4.191-second run at 296.76 mph to move into position to claim his fifth […]

Sat, 07/24/10 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Force Early Leader At Bandimere