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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Chad Knaus, the only crew chief Jimmie Johnson has known while winning six NASCAR Sprint Cup championships, isn’t on the chopping block.
But Johnson, who was eliminated from this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Sunday at Talladega, Ala., made it clear that he knows the day is coming when there [...]

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Flag to Flag: Brickyard 400
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Watching the Allstate 400 at The Brickyard?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action here with him as he posts Flag to Flag from Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Sun, 07/26/09 – 7:00 | 34 Comments
Edwards Wins NNS At O’Reilly
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Carl Edwards started from the back,  battled Kyle Busch  and then lead the final 15 laps at O’Reilly Raceway Park to win the Nationwide Series Kroger 200.
Busch finished second, with Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski and Steve Wallace rounding out the top 5.
The win was Edwards’ second in the Nationwide series this year.

Sat, 07/25/09 – 20:55 | Comments Off
Anderson Clinches Countdown To 1 Spot
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Sonoma, Calif. – Greg Anderson raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Pro Stock Saturday at the FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals with a track record performance of 6.571 seconds at 210.11 mph in his Summit Racing Pontiac GXP.
With the qualifying effort Anderson became the fourth driver in his category to secure a position in the [...]

Sat, 07/25/09 – 19:40 | One Comment
All New Is Not All Good for  RCR’s Bowyer
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – It’s a new Clint Bowyer who is turning laps in the Sprint Cup Series this season. New number on his car, new sponsors on the hood and quarterpanels, and new color on the driver suit.
And that’s all cool.
What is not so cool is Bowyer’s new place in the [...]

Sat, 07/25/09 – 18:02 | Comments Off
Power On Pole At Edmonton
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Will Power posted the quickest lap in the Firestone Fast Six qualifying session for the Rexall Edmonton Indy.  Power’s time of 1 minute, 1.0133 seconds (116.414 mph) earned him his second PEAK Performance Pole Award of the season.
Ryan Briscoe  (1:01.1232) will start second.  Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves (1:01.2033) and Scott Dixon (1:01.2046), driving the No. [...]

Sat, 07/25/09 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Martin Takes Pole At Brickyard
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Mark Martin will start from the pole for Sunday’s All State 400 at the Brickyard. At 50 years, 197 days old, Martin became the oldest pole winner of a major event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and he was the only driver to top 182 mph during the rain-delayed qualifying.
Juan Pablo Montoya, who won [...]

Sat, 07/25/09 – 15:05 | One Comment
Helio Has Practice Covered To A “T”
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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From PR to RPMs, Helio Castroneves had the field covered during Friday’s opening round of practice for the Rexall Edmonton Indy.
Team Penske’s Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe stood 1-2 on the speed chart after practice on the 1.9773-mile, 14-turn Edmonton City Centre Airport circuit. Castroneves posted a quick lap of 1 [...]

Sat, 07/25/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off
It Was A Good Day For Goodyear At The Brickyard
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – Goodyear officials insisted they were not worried when the Sprint Cup cars were fired up for the first time Friday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but they sure looked relieved when the cars were garaged for the night.
Two one hour-long practices were held at IMS in preparation for [...]

Sat, 07/25/09 – 8:20 | Comments Off
Capps Clinches Playoff Spot
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Points-leader Ron Capps became the first Funny Car driver to clinch a spot in the NHRA’s Countdown to 1 playoffs Friday night during the opening round of qualifications for the FRAM-Autolite Nationals in Sonoma, Calif.
A five-time winner this season in the NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger, Capps was assured of [...]

Sat, 07/25/09 – 8:15 | Comments Off
Two In A Row for Hodnett
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Mechanicsburg, PA– Prior to the 2009 season, it had been nearly seven years since Greg Hodnett had won a World of Outlaws race at Williams Grove Speedway. After picking up a victory back in May in the series first trip of the year to the half-mile, he made sure it would not take quite [...]

Sat, 07/25/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off