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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action Saturday at Daytona International Speedway after a five-month hiatus due to the pandemic, it will be the first time the DPi competitors have …

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Memo: Only A Fool Would Do What Kyle Busch Did
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
As the deputy handed back my license and the registration for the twin-turbo/direct injected/variable-valve-timed/sport trimmed BMW I was driving, he asked the standard question: Do you know …

Wed, 05/25/11 – 9:49 | One Comment
Woody: Indy’s Aura Has Faded For NASCAR
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
When I covered the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994 the place was packed to the seams. Scalpers lined the streets. Newspapers in several states were crammed with ads for tickets, invariably …

Wed, 05/25/11 – 7:09 | 2 Comments
Racin’ News: Kyle Busch Stopped By Cops

Kyle Busch was cited for careless and reckless driving and speeding Tuesday by an Iredell County Sheriff’s deputy who said he was traveling at nearly three times the posted speed limit between Troutman and Mooresville.
Sgt. …

Tue, 05/24/11 – 16:37 | 3 Comments
Deal Puts Hunter-Reay Into The Indianapolis 500
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Longtime open-wheel rivals A.J. Foyt Jr. and Michael Andretti have struck a corporate deal that will see Ryan Hunter-Reay replace Bruno Junqueira in the 100th anniversary edition of the Indianapolis …

Tue, 05/24/11 – 6:55 | Comments Off on Deal Puts Hunter-Reay Into The Indianapolis 500
Bobby Allison Reflects On Good, Bad Of His Career
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
Charlotte, N.C. – Bobby Allison’s career-ending crash at Pocono Raceway in June 1988 robbed him of many racing memories, including defeating son Davey for his third Daytona 500 victory earlier that …

Tue, 05/24/11 – 6:38 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Can You Spare A Dime To Fix That Drain?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Top Ten observations from a weekend full of fast and furious racing:
1. Is a drain located in the infield grass capable of destroying a race …

Mon, 05/23/11 – 13:26 | One Comment
‘Andretti Curse’ At Indy Lives On During Bump Day
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
The pistol shot that ended Bump Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway left Andretti Autosport bruised and confused, despite having qualified three drivers for the 100th anniversary edition of the Indianapolis …

Mon, 05/23/11 – 7:31 | 3 Comments
Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka

Robert Hight won the Funny Car portion of the NHRA Summer Nationals Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka. In doing so, he gave John Force his 200th victory as a team owner.
Also picking up victories in …

Sun, 05/22/11 – 17:47 | Comments Off on Hight Gives Force A Milestone Victory In Topeka
Danica Survives Scare, Bumps Way Into 500 Field
The field for next Sunday’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 was filled out on Sunday and despite some tense moments, the field will include Danica Patrick.
Other big names who got in as a result …

Sun, 05/22/11 – 17:03 | One Comment
Stenhouse Collects First Win
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. held off Carl Edwards to win the John Deere Dealers 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory comes in the Roush Fenway Racing driver’s 51st start in …

Sun, 05/22/11 – 15:53 | Comments Off on Stenhouse Collects First Win