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Shawn Langdon raced to his third victory of the year on Sunday when he captured the Top Fuel Portion of at the NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park just east of St. Louis in Madison, Ill.
Also taking class victories Sunday were Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Langdon powered […]

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Flag to Flag: Martinsville
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Watching the rain delayed Goody’s Fast Relief 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Chat with him live here as he blogs the action as it occurs at Martinsville Speedway.

Mon, 03/29/10 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Martinsville
Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
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Rain has washed out Sunday’s events in three of the top auto-racing series of North America. All are in the Eastern time zone and all have been rescheduled for Monday.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has been reschedule for noon. The race will be carried live […]

Sun, 03/28/10 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
Race Day: Welcome To The Martinsville Auto Show
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Virtually nobody in the garages at Martinsville Speedway this weekend is expecting that replacing wings with spoilers on the cars is going to radically transform the quality of racing today.
But if cool looking cars are your thing, the prediction is that today’s Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 is going to […]

Sun, 03/28/10 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Race Day: Welcome To The Martinsville Auto Show
Final Foursomes Set At zMAX
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Cory McClenathan (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock), and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) won the poles for Sunday’s historic Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, N.C.
Sunday’s final eliminations also will follow a unique format in which the first two drivers across the finish line first in each four-car pairing […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Final Foursomes Set At zMAX
Harvick Takes Another Truck Victory
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Kevin Harvick won Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
It was Harvick’s second straight victory as he won at Atlanta Motor Speedway last time out. It was his second victory at Martinsville. He has now won six of the last 10 truck series events.
Harvick led 187 laps.
“Obviously the guys have done a […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 15:33 | Comments Off on Harvick Takes Another Truck Victory
Power Tops IndyCar Qualifying
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Will Power of Team Penske continued his out-of-the-box domination of the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series Saturday afternoon, winning the pole for today’s sixth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in record-setting fashion.
Power, winner of the season-opener two weeks ago on another temporary circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, toured the […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Power Tops IndyCar Qualifying
Hamlin To Have Knee Surgery
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Joe Gibbs Racing announced Saturday Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, will undergo surgery on Monday, March 29 to repair the ACL in his left knee.
With the series having a bye after Sunday’s race at Martinville Speedway, it is expected that Hamlin will not have to […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Hamlin To Have Knee Surgery
Harris: How About A Little Love For The Man?
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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I wonder what it’s going to take for people to really appreciate what they are seeing right now in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series.
When Babe Ruth was the scourge of the American League, people named candy bars after him. When Barry Sanders was running the ball in the NFL, people actually […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 6:49 | 3 Comments
Power Supplies Speed in St. Pete
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IZOD IndyCar Series points-leader Will Power, who won the 2010 season-opener two weeks ago in Sao Paulo, Brazil, topped the lap time chart on another temporary street circuit Friday following opening practices for the sixth annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Power, driver of the No. 12 Verizon Dallara/Honda, toured the 1.8-mile, 14-turn layout in […]

Sat, 03/27/10 – 6:40 | Comments Off on Power Supplies Speed in St. Pete
NHRA Goes Four It At ZMAX
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The NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, the first NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event to incorporate a four-lane format in both qualifying and eliminations, got off to a wild start on Friday at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Cory McClenathan (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcyle) emerged […]

Fri, 03/26/10 – 21:14 | One Comment