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Teen-ager Tanner Gray has completed the first step in extending his family’s drag racing legacy.
A third-generation racer, Gray capped his first full season of Pro Stock competition Monday when he was named Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award winner as NHRA’s top rookie performer of 2017.
Gray joined newly-crowned professional champions Brittany […]

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Minter: Where’s The Respect, Tony?
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn. – There are few places in the NASCAR world more friendly to the dwindling print and Internet media corps than Bristol Motor Speedway. Lori Worley and the rest of the staff there seem really to enjoy and appreciate the presence of the people who earn a living dragging […]

Mon, 08/23/10 – 7:18 | 9 Comments
Ingram: Kyle Busch Stirring The NASCAR Drink
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
If it was suggested that one day a driver would come along who combined some of the best known attributes of Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr., most NASCAR fans would be either pleased or puzzled.
If I suggested this driver and his talents were on display […]

Mon, 08/23/10 – 6:54 | 4 Comments
Power Is All-Powerful At Infineon
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Will Power led all but two laps in winning  the IZOD IndyCar Series race at Infineon Raceway on Sunday afternoon. And the two laps he did not lead, he was pitting late in the race.
The victory was the fifth of the season for the Team Penske driver. It enabled him to pad his points lead […]

Sun, 08/22/10 – 18:42 | Comments Off on Power Is All-Powerful At Infineon
Drayson Gets Victory at Road America
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Jonny Cocker took the top-gear Kink at Road American flat out for the first time on the last lap to overtake Klaus Graf and capture Drayson Racing’s first LMP victory in the American Le Mans Series.
Cocker, who fell 16.5 seconds behind leader Graf after the final pit stop in his Lola-Judd, […]

Sun, 08/22/10 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Drayson Gets Victory at Road America
Pedley: Bad Brad Vs. Rowdy Is A Racing Thing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A look back at race day on Race Day Plus One:
Sides clearly were picked when the day dawned at hot old Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. Fans, media and even some other competitors had aligned themselves in the boiling feud between Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski.
When the green flag dropped for […]

Sun, 08/22/10 – 9:25 | Comments Off on Pedley: Bad Brad Vs. Rowdy Is A Racing Thing
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Craig Dollansky got his third victory of the World of Outlaws season Saturday night when he won the Magic City Showdown at Nodak Speedway.
The win was his first at the high-banked 3/8-mile track in Minot, N.D.
Dollansky was scheduled to start fourth in the 30-lap contest, but was penalized two positions for being late to the […]

Sun, 08/22/10 – 6:50 | Comments Off on Dollansky Magical at Nodak
IndyCar Notes: Stickers Allow Power To Get A Grip In Qualifying
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Will Power earned his IZOD IndyCar Series-record eighth PEAK Performance Pole Award of the season Saturday at Infineon Raceway, where advancing into the Firestone Fast Six was the more difficult part of qualifications for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Team Penske’s Power posted a quick lap of 1 minute, 16.5282-seconds/108.337 mph with 1:30 left in […]

Sun, 08/22/10 – 6:27 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Stickers Allow Power To Get A Grip In Qualifying
Busch Makes A Sweeping Statement At Bristol
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch’s Saturday night began with fellow driver Brad Keselowski publicly calling him an ass during pre-race driver introductions and people screaming even worse things at him from the grandstands.
The night ended with Busch responding to it all by making history. Good history. Incredible history.
Busch pulled of the first triple […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 21:31 | 2 Comments
Power Nabs Record Pole At Infineon
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Will Power won the pole for Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar Series race at Infineon Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
The pole was the eighth of the season for Power. That is a series record.
Power, the series points leader, had a lap at 108.337 mph.
Second fastest was Power’s Team Penske teammate, Helio Castroneves. Castroneves fast lap was at 108.284 […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 17:56 | Comments Off on Power Nabs Record Pole At Infineon
Drayson Dominates Qualifying At Road America
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Jonny Cocker won his second straight pole in the American Le Mans Series at Road America. Driving the Lola-Judd of Drayson Racing, the young British driver backed up his first career pole in the series with another flyer on the 4.0-mile, high-speed Wisconsin circuit.
Cocker’s lap of 1:49.554 beat the Dyson […]

Sat, 08/21/10 – 17:14 | Comments Off on Drayson Dominates Qualifying At Road America