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In 1994, Andy Hillenburg became the first Oklahoman to win the prestigious Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. The Golden Driller Award made its way home Saturday night as Norman, Oklahoma’s, Christopher Bell emerged as champion of the 31st annual edition of the “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa.
Driving the No. 71W for Keith Kunz Motorsports, Bell’s […]

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Hornaday On Pole In Kansas
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
Kansas City, Kan. – Ron Hornaday Jr. captured the pole Saturday for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway with a lap of 169.194 mph.
Matt Crafton qualified second for Sunday’s race, but more interestingly, Johnny Sauter qualified third, which mean’s he’ll start right behind Hornaday. Hornaday spun Sauter at […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 18:13 | Comments Off on Hornaday On Pole In Kansas
It Was A Ganassi Kind Of Day In Kansas
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Kansas City, Kan. – Just prior to the start of Saturday’s IndyCar Series event, Mike Hull brushed aside the suggestion that because his Target Chip Ganassi team was racing at a place where they had won the last three races, it had to be favored this year.
Hull was wearing dark glasses at the time so […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 14:56 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Richmond
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Watching the Crown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to follow along with him as he blogs the action Flag to Flag at Richmond International Raceway.

Sat, 05/1/10 – 14:32 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Richmond
Schrader Leaps At Chance To Drive Top Truck
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Kansas City, Kan. – When Ken Schrader got a text message from Kevin Harvick a couple of weeks ago, he didn’t know what to think. The message was kind of cryptic. Harvick simply asked if Schrader was available the weekend of the Kansas City Camping World Truck Series race.
“Hell, I figured he wanted me to […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 11:42 | One Comment
Force Stays Hot At Gateway
John Force held on to the provisional top spot in Funny Car as rain washed out most of Friday qualifying at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway.
Tony Schumacher, Mike Edwards and Craig Treble also took the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the seventh of 23 events on the […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 21:20 | Comments Off on Force Stays Hot At Gateway
Keselowski Wins NNS Race
Brad Keselowski won Saturday night’s Bubba Burger 250 Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway when he eased past Greg Biffle on a green-white-checkered restart.
Keselowski led the most laps – 189. He had the lead when a yellow flag waved late in the race but gave that up when he and his Penske Racing team […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 21:09 | One Comment
IRL Says That It Will Return To Kansas Speedway
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kansas City, Kan. – Despite rumors to the contrary, the IndyCar Series’ days of running at Kansas Speedway are not over. So says the head of the Indy Racing League.
“I will promise you that one thing, this (2010) is not the last year,” IRL CEO Randy Bernard told on […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 20:54 | 3 Comments
Briscoe Gets First 2010 Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kansas City, Kan. – The return to oval-track racing appears to agree with Ryan Briscoe as the Team Penske driver won his first pole of the IndyCar Series season Friday.
Briscoe had a four-lap average speed of 212.145 mph to nab the pole for Saturday’s Road Runner Turbo 300 at the […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 19:15 | Comments Off on Briscoe Gets First 2010 Pole
Busch Goes Pole Crazy
Just a few hours after earning the pole for tonight’s Nationwide race, Kyle Busch won the pole Friday for the Sprint Cup Heath Calhoun 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
Busch turned a lap of 127.077 mph, beating David Reutimann, who will start second with a lap of 126.618. However, the big story will be Jimmie Johnson […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 18:11 | Comments Off on Busch Goes Pole Crazy
Cup Notes: Mr. H Steps In
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Richmond, Va. – Rick Hendrick attempted to defuse the potential feud between Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson earlier this week when he spoke with his two drivers on a conference call.
Gordon was still stewing over a late-race move at Talladega on Sunday when Johnson pulled in front of him forcing the driver of […]

Fri, 04/30/10 – 17:55 | One Comment