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An unflappable Larry Morgan won a classic Pro Stock starting line burn-down against Allen Johnson en route to a hole-shot victory that ended the latter’s reign as “King of The Mountain” during Sunday’s upset-filled finals of the 36th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Following a stubborn staging duel that lasted 1 minute, 45 seconds, Morgan covered […]

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Johnson Wins California, Moves To Top Of Chase
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Call Jimmie Johnson “Cream”. It’s Chase time again and, again, Johnson is rising to the top of, well, everything.
Sunday afternoon, in the fourth of 10 playoff races, Johnson moved to the front of the field in the Pepsi 500 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. and won for the second time in the last […]

Mon, 10/12/09 – 8:25 | One Comment
NASCAR NEWSCAST Auto Club Recap
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A recap of the action from Sunday’s Auto Club 500 from Fontana. Jimmie Johnson took the win, and with it, the lead in the Chase standings.

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Mike Edwards Moves In On Pro Stock Title
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Pro Stock driver Mike Edwards went wire-to-wire at the NHRA Virginia Nationals, earning the maximum 150 points, to all but clinch his first career NHRA Full Throttle Series world championship.
The other winners at the 22nd of 24 races in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series were Del Worsham (Funny Car) and Brandon Bernstein (Top […]

Sun, 10/11/09 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Mike Edwards Moves In On Pro Stock Title
Shaffer Is Tough On DIRT
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Tim Shaffer has had a great 2009 season and the only thing missing from it was a World of Outlaws win. He came close a few weeks ago at the famed Eldora Speedway in Ohio, leading a number of laps before settling for a runner-up finish. He made up for that near miss on Saturday […]

Sun, 10/11/09 – 10:22 | Comments Off on Shaffer Is Tough On DIRT
Race Day: The Chase Looks For Comfortable Home In SoCal
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The courtship of Southern California by NASCAR continues today and by mid afternoon, we’ll know whether or not the fans in that area have found something to love in Fontana or not.
NASCAR’s latest tactic in trying to lure the ticket-buying public away from their bountiful other Sunday activities and out […]

Sun, 10/11/09 – 9:29 | One Comment
Franchitti Wins It All In IndyCar Finale At Homestead
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Who would have guessed that Saturday’s season-ending IndyCar Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway would have gone caution-free? Not many but Dario Franchitti sure was glad that it did as he used a fuel-mileage strategy to win the race and also the 2009 championship.
Ryan Briscoe finished second Saturday and third in the championship and Scott Dixon […]

Sun, 10/11/09 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Franchitti Wins It All In IndyCar Finale At Homestead
Pedley: It’s A Big Day For Martin’s Career
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The old gut is telling me two things this morning. First, too many habanero nachos before bed last night. Second, the 28-year Cup-racing career of Mark Martin will be defined by Sunday’s race at Auto Club Speedway.
Yes, there will be six more events after the series leaves Fontana late Sunday […]

Sun, 10/11/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Pedley: It’s A Big Day For Martin’s Career
de Ferran Rolls Into Retirement A Winner
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Gil de Ferran drove into retirement at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca by winning a narrow and hotly disputed victory from Adrian Fernandez by 0.662 second. But it was David Brabham and Scott Sharp who ended up with the LMP1 championship of the American Le Mans Series.
Twice Fernandez, driving a […]

Sat, 10/10/09 – 21:40 | One Comment
Dixon Again Top Qualifier In Top Fuel
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Larry Dixon closed the gap between himself and Top Fuel points-leader Tony Schumacher with his fourth straight No. 1 qualifier on Saturday at the NHRA Virginia Nationals.
The other provisional No. 1 qualifiers at the 22nd of 24 races in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series were Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro […]

Sat, 10/10/09 – 18:45 | One Comment
Logano Wins Wild One at Auto Club
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Kyle Busch was too ill to complete Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway. You can bet he got a lot sicker as he watched the final laps of that race.
With 10 laps to go, his car, with Denny Hamlin in the driver’s seat, had the lead and appeared headed to a good finish […]

Sat, 10/10/09 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Logano Wins Wild One at Auto Club