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The decision by Elite Motorsports to sit out the next two NHRA national events is understandable. But, it’s also highly troubling.
Elite owner Richard Freeman made the decision public on Sunday at Bandimere Speedeway, site of the Mopar Mile-High Nationals. He said that his driver, Erica Enders-Stevens, would not compete at events in Sonoma, Calif. and [...]

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Race Day: It’s A Question Worth Repeating
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A lot has been made this weekend about the fact that nobody has repeated as a winner in a Sprint Cup car at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the last eight races. In the Nationwide series, there has never been a repeat winner – that is a span of 23 [...]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 9:19 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: New Hampshire
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching The Lenox Industrial Tools 301?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action from New Hampshire as he blogs Flag to Flag.

Sun, 06/28/09 – 9:00 | 50 Comments
Pedley: Montoya Makes Point Of Telling It Like It Is
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It’s like a mantra for NASCAR drivers. It’s a standardized response which appears to be taught to them during initiation ceremonies into the NASCAR-driver club in true Free Mason fashion.
Saying that NASCAR drivers always race for victories and never for championship points, you’ve got to believe, is drilled into incoming [...]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 8:15 | Comments Off
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Terry McCarl had been in contention a number of times for wins this season with the World of Outlaws and came up just short. He entered Saturday night’s event at his home track of Knoxville Raceway in Iowa with three runner-up finishes in 2009 and also three second-place finishes at the legendary half-mile.
McCarl put the [...]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Economics Continues To Trump Racing In Garage-Area Buzz
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
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Loudon, N.H. – The 10-race stretch to determine who’s in and who’s out of this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins with Sunday’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The scramble to score precious championship points on the flat, 1.058-oval is weighing heavy on every driver’s [...]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 7:47 | Comments Off
Records, Dull Racing Are Hot Topics At RIR
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Scott Dixon’s next IndyCar Series victory will put him into an Indy Racing League of his own.
Dixon’s victory in the SunTrust Indy Challenge at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night was the 19th of his IndyCar career, tying the New Zealander with Sam Hornish Jr. for most in series history. In [...]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Richmond A Ganassi Kind of Town
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It was a Target Chip Ganassi Racing kind of night at Richmond International Raceway Saturday as drivers from that team placed first and second in the SunTrust Indy Challenge and had very little challenge from anybody else along the way.
Scott Dixon won the race and teammate Dario Franchatti was second.
Franchitti moved into the the IndyCar [...]

Sat, 06/27/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Hornaday Tops Memphis Field
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Ron Hornaday Jr. won his second Camping World Truck Series race in a row Saturday, beating Brian Scott to the finish line by .68 seconds at Memphis Motorsports Park.
The victory in the MemphisTravel.com 200 was also Hornaday’s second  in a row at the Memphis oval and third overall there.
David Starr finished third.
As the laps wound [...]

Sat, 06/27/09 – 19:15 | Comments Off
Busch Back in Winning Form
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Joey Logano with 36 laps to go in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and then eased away to victory.
The victory was the fifth of the year for Busch and allowed him to stretch his points lead over Carl Edwards, [...]

Sat, 06/27/09 – 16:15 | Comments Off
Coughlin Up To The Challenge
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Jeg Coughlin drove his JEGS.com Chevy Cobalt to the $50,000 K&N Horsepower Challenge victory Saturday at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
In other racing, Larry Dixon, Neff, Greg Anderson and Andrew Hines claimed No. 1 qualifying positions and will lead their respective categories into tomorrow’s 11 a.m. eliminations for the Summit Racing Equipment [...]

Sat, 06/27/09 – 16:10 | Comments Off