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The first winner of the Brickyard 400 became the Sprint Cup race’s latest winner when Jeff Gordon pulled away over the final 17 laps to collect one of most coveted trophies the series offers.
Gordon’s victory was his fifth in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway event ,with his first coming 21 years ago in the 1994 debut [...]

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Werner, Keen Improve Rolex Series GT Lead With Another Win
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Lexington, Ohio  – Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas needed five races into the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 to win their first race of the season. They didn’t have to wait long to post victory number two, driving to victory in Saturday’s EMCO Gears Classic presented by [...]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off
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Jason Meyers mentioned prior to the main event on Saturday just how much he enjoys racing on high speed half-mile tracks like Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, North Dakota and how many different facets of a driver’s abilities are tested on those types of tracks.
He especially enjoyed his visit there on Saturday night [...]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 7:20 | Comments Off
Pedley: Road Racing Skill Essential For Driver Cred
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
There are a number of things about Sprint Cup road racing which should and will be debated for as long as NASCAR opts to run races at places like Infineon Raceway and Watkins Glen International.
Things like, should NASCAR continue to run races at those places? And should a road [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 22:39 | Comments Off
Edwards Gets First Nationwide Win
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Carl Edwards got his first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the season Saturday night when he won the 250 at the Milwaukee Mile.
It was Edwards’ second-straight victory at the track.
Kyle Busch finished second. In doing so, he was able to retain his points lead in the series.
Asked if he was satisfied with his finish, [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 22:35 | Comments Off
Water On Track Cancels IRL Qualifying
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Water from storms on Friday night began seeping through the track on Saturday, forcing cancellation of qualifying for the Iowa Corn Indy 250 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.
 That means that Helio Castroneves will start Sunday’s race on the pole. Alongside will be Ryan Briscoe.
The second row will consist of Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti.

Sat, 06/20/09 – 18:56 | Comments Off
Gilliland To Be In Borrowed EGR Car
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TRG Motorsports has leased the No. 1 Chevrolet Impala SS from Earnhardt Ganassi for the Toyota Save Mart 350 to be run at Infineon Raceway Sunday.
In Saturday’s first practice, David Gilliland was involved in an accident exiting pit road when he collided with the No. 34 of John Andretti.
The damage to the No. 71 Adobe [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 16:20 | Comments Off
Woods Lend Said Several Hands
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The Wood Brothers Racing team won’t have a car in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Infineon Raceway, but they will have a crew.
The team has lent its over-the-wall gang to Boris Said, who will start ninth in the race driving the Ford Fusion of No Fear Racing.
“We spoke a few [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 14:45 | Comments Off
Hornaday Rules Milwaukee Mile
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Ron Hornaday Jr. dominated the Copart 200 Camping World Trucks Series race at the Milwaukee Mile on Saturday and picked up his second victory of the season.
Hornaday, who started the race third after Friday’s qualifying session was rained out, led 180 of the 200 laps.
His leads were often of the several-second variety. His victory was [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 14:40 | Comments Off
Green Light Gives Young A Go
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SS Green Light Racing announced Saturday that Jason Young will make his NASCAR debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series “ 200 presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts” driving the teams No. 07 Chevy Silverado with the support of 3BR Racing.
A native of Houston, Young began his race career at the age of 12 racing [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 9:45 | 2 Comments
Spare The Corny Jokes; Iowa Speedway Is Becoming Rural Legend
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The reasoning of the day sounded unassailable: Build giant, mother-ship race tracks as close as possible to the major population centers of America. That is, bring the racing to the people, open the gates and be careful not to get an arm or a leg caught as the turnstiles spun [...]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 7:32 | Comments Off