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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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Pedley: PIR Post-Mortem
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By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
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Scalpel…Bone saw…mop:
Howard Cosell, a sportscaster back in the day when brains were required to be one, had this famous line he uttered after a particularly bad football injury one time.
“The knee,” Cosell said with sorrowful resignation. “Always the knee.”
The knee everybody had their eyes on this […]

Sun, 04/11/10 – 9:15 | One Comment
Meyers Wins In Pocola
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Jason Meyers won the inaugural World of Outlaws event at Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Oklahoma on Saturday night to earn his series-best fourth A-Feature win of the year.
Meyers inherited the lead on the 34th lap when 20-time series champion Steve Kinser had a flat tire while out front on a wild night that saw numerous […]

Sun, 04/11/10 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Meyers Wins In Pocola
Newman Uses Late Pass To Win Phoenix
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Ryan Newman slipped past Jeff Gordon on a green/white/checkered restart to win Saturday night’s Subway Fresh Fit 600 Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Gordon said he spun his tires on the final restart.
It was Newman’s first victory since he won the Daytona 500 in 2008. It gave him his 14th Cup victory but  first as […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 22:40 | Comments Off on Newman Uses Late Pass To Win Phoenix
Force Tops Funny Car Qualifying
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John Force inched one step closer to the one major NHRA milestone that eludes him – all-time No. 1 qualifiers – when he set the Funny Car pace at the 23rd O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Pennzoil on Saturday.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the fifth of 23 races in the 2010 NHRA Full […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 21:53 | Comments Off on Force Tops Funny Car Qualifying
Flag to Flag: Phoenix
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Watching the Subway Fresh Fit 600?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow along with him as he blogs all the action Flag to Flag at Phoenix International Raceway.

Sat, 04/10/10 – 19:08 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Phoenix
Ganassi Racks Up Barber Win
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Birmingham, Ala. – Loose cog? Missing man? No worries. The Chip Ganassi Racing machine rolls on.
Despite an injured crewman, the Ganassi team’s pit strategy and execution brought the team its second straight Grand-American Rolex Series victory in a two hour, 45-minute race at the Barber Motorsports Park.
Starting driver Memo Rojas […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 18:20 | One Comment
Stewart Looking A Little Green
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It isn’t usually very green around Phoenix International Raceway, which is located in the Arizona desert. But, thanks to Office Depot, which co-sponsors Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Chevrolet Impala, the track is very green this week.
Office Depot has pledged to balance the entire estimated carbon-dioxide emissions associated with NASCAR’s Subway Fresh Fit 600 on Saturday […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 16:53 | Comments Off on Stewart Looking A Little Green
Kenseth, Gordon Put Feud on Hold
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Arlington, Texas – Matt Kenseth’s career path took a brief detour into the gutter earlier this week, courtesy of a bowling-oriented promotion that admittedly left the NASCAR star embarrassed.
But Kenseth and four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon both chose the high road at Phoenix International Raceway Friday during separate post-mortems […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 13:09 | Comments Off on Kenseth, Gordon Put Feud on Hold
Red-Hot Power On Barber Pole
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Birmingham, Ala. – It was a crimson tide that took the front row for the first IndyCar race in Alabama.
Riding on the softer Firestones marked by a red sidewall, Will Power claimed the pole at the Barber Motorsports Park in pursuit of a third straight victory in as many tries […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Red-Hot Power On Barber Pole
Race Day: Kicked Up Race To Test Drivers, Fans?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Interestingly, the promoters at Phoenix International Raceway, site of tonight’s Subway Fresh Fit 600, seem to think that the attention span of the American sports fan is expanding. How else to explain their decision to tack additional laps onto the race?
But in spite of evidence that attention spans and patience […]

Sat, 04/10/10 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Race Day: Kicked Up Race To Test Drivers, Fans?