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Tony Schumacher and his U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster team are rounding into championship form as he raced to his second victory in as many days, this time winning the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday at Texas Motorplex in Ennis.
Courtney Force (Funny Car) Dave Connolly (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were [...]

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland Speedway
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RacinToday’s exclusive video of the sights and sounds of Sprint Cup action at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by reallyreallybig.com)

Sat, 07/11/09 – 7:15 | Comments Off
Eury Back In Garages Sans Bitterness
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – In his final months as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Eury Jr. wore the look of a beaten man. No secret as to why. He was pounded into a light, flaky dough by people who demanded that somebody other than Earnhardt be blamed for Earnhardt’s [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Logano Holds Off Busch To Get Nationwide Win
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – It was all Joe Gibbs Racing almost all of the time in Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
JGR driver Joey Logano won the Dollar General 300 and teammate Kyle Busch finished second. Between them, they dominated the laps-led stat.
The victory was third of the season [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 21:29 | 2 Comments
Edwards On Nationwide Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Carl Edwards will kick up his quest to deprive Kyle Busch of the 2009 Nationwide Series championship with a pole-position start in Friday night’s race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Edwards won the pole by posting a lap at 176.956 mph in the rain-delayed Friday afternoon qualifying session.
It was the [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 16:23 | Comments Off
Tony George Issues Statement on Future
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The following is a statement by Tony George in response to the June 30th announcement by the Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that a new management team comprised of veteran IMS executives W. Curtis Brighton and Jeffrey G. Belskus will head the Hulman-George companies, effective July 1.
“Nearly 20 [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 10:44 | Comments Off
Nationwide Series at Chicagoland
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RacinToday.com’s exclusive video  of Thursday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series action from Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by reallyreallybig.com)

Fri, 07/10/09 – 10:44 | One Comment
Jeg Heads West With Berth In Bag
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jeg Coughlin has figured out the perfect way to avoid messing with the numerics surrounding the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship format.
Clinch early.
Coughlin, the four-time NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world champion in Pro Stock, will open the three-race Western Swing at Bandimere Speedway today as the first professional [...]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 6:59 | Comments Off
Pedley: Who Says NASCAR Has No Villains?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Ask people in racing about what it is that is wrong with NASCAR these days and you get a laundry list so long that it would scare the bejeezus out of both Proctor and Gamble. But there is a top to that list and that spot often [...]

Thu, 07/9/09 – 21:00 | One Comment
Vickers On Pole In Chicagoland
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Brian Vickers has become the new king of qualifying in the Sprint Cup series.
Thursday evening at Chicagoland Speedway, Vickers won his fifth pole of the season as he ran a lap at 184.162 mph.
“It was an amazing lap,” Vickers said.
Starting next to Vickers on the front row [...]

Thu, 07/9/09 – 20:59 | Comments Off
Stewart Says All Is Cool Between Him and Busch
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Kyle Busch’s body language said it all. And what it said was “unhappy”.
He had just wrecked, hit the wall, got hit from behind at 180 mph, hit again in the side of his car at maybe 100 and when his car came to a rest on the [...]

Thu, 07/9/09 – 8:57 | 5 Comments