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John Force and Tony Schumacher, the two winningest drivers in their respective NHRA nitro categories, scored historic victories Sunday in the 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners during the first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series final to be televised […]

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Rahal To Drive For Fisher
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Graham Rahal will be back in an IndyCar for the races at St. Petersburg, Fla. and Birmingham, Ala. He will drive a car in those events for Sarah Fisher Racing.
Rahal will drive the No. 67 car and will be sponosred by Dollar General.
“We are all very enthusiastic about having Graham in the seat for the […]

Thu, 03/11/10 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Rahal To Drive For Fisher
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CONCORD, N.C. – Drag racing fans can go full throttle and save eight dollars on single-day tickets to witness history March 25-28 at the inaugural NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
From now through the event, fans can purchase a can of Full Throttle Energy Drink at participating Circle K convenience stores, then redeem the empty […]

Wed, 03/10/10 – 20:52 | Comments Off on Savings Available on Inaugural Four-Wide Nationals
Weekend Will Be A Drag For Busch
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NASCAR champion Kurt Busch will spend the first off-weekend of the 2010 Sprint Cup season getting his racing career straightened out.
Busch, winner of Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and the 2004 Cup champion, will revisit his drag racing roots during the 41st annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals beginning Thursday at historic Gainesville (Fla.) […]

Wed, 03/10/10 – 16:34 | One Comment
Q & A: Franchitti Set To Defend
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – They don’t hand out an official “Comeback Driver of the Year Award” in the IZOD IndyCar Series, so Dario Franchitti’s second championship trophy in three years was all-encompassing.
Franchitti marked his return from an aborted foray into NASCAR by winning the 2009 Indy Racing League driver’s championship […]

Wed, 03/10/10 – 7:31 | 2 Comments
Harris: Welcome To The New NASCAR
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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If you were angry with NASCAR before last Sunday’s race at Atlanta, you’re more than likely furious now.
Carl Edwards, whose admitted retaliatory strike against Brad Keselowski late in the race sent Keselowski’s Penske Dodge flying through the air, will be on probation for the next three Sprint Cup races for […]

Wed, 03/10/10 – 7:28 | 2 Comments
Minter: NASCAR Plods On With “Have At It, Boys”
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Unless there’s something going on behind the scenes that we don’t know about, NASCAR president Mike Helton has said “Have at it, boys” a lot louder than his VP Robin Pemberton said it back in January.
By only placing Carl Edwards on a three-race probation for intentionally wrecking Brad Keselowski at […]

Tue, 03/9/10 – 16:50 | 3 Comments
Edwards Put on Probation
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NASCAR president Mike Helton said Tuesday that Carl Edwards will not be suspended for the on-track incident involving Brad Keselowski during Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Helton said Edwards will be put on probation for the next three races.
“We take what Carl did as serious and are reacting to it accordingly,” Helton said.
In […]

Tue, 03/9/10 – 12:40 | 10 Comments
Woody: Edwards Just Honoring An Old Code
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Back at the start of the season, NASCAR told drivers to “have at it.”
So last Sunday at Atlanta Carl Edwards had at it.
In case you missed it (and it’s hard to do, because every TV station in the Western Hemisphere has been re-playing it non-stop) Edwards bumped Brad Keselowski and sent […]

Tue, 03/9/10 – 7:29 | 13 Comments
Minter: Drivers Need To Speak Up
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Hampton, Ga. – For the second time in less than a year, I’ve sat in a press box at a high-speed NASCAR track and watched a car be spun around, lift off the ground, turn upside down and slam into a retaining wall and catchfence.
At Talladega Superspeedway last year, it was Carl Edwards flying into […]

Mon, 03/8/10 – 14:02 | 12 Comments
Ingram: Saturday Night Becomes Sunday Afternoon
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Hampton, Ga. –  It might impugn the integrity of Saturday night short tracks to suggest events at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday seemed more minor league than major. But Carl Edwards’ single-minded pursuit of Brad Keselowski was reminiscent of a grudge match at the local […]

Mon, 03/8/10 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Ingram: Saturday Night Becomes Sunday Afternoon