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NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]

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Hobbled Hamlin Wins Texas
Denny Hamlin took the lead away from Jeff Burton on a restart with 12 laps to go, held off a challenge from Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch with 11 laps to go and then held off Jimmie Johnson to win the rain-delayed Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Hamlin, who had knee surgery following […]

Mon, 04/19/10 – 15:06 | Comments Off on Hobbled Hamlin Wins Texas
Ingram: ‘Big Bill’ Beat Big Competition
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
I always thought Bill France Sr. would make a good subject for a one-man show, the kind where an actor portrays the life of a character without much help from anything other than an extraordinary life story to tell.
Just over 100 years after his birth, […]

Mon, 04/19/10 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Ingram: ‘Big Bill’ Beat Big Competition
Force Wins Third Of Season
John Force continued his comeback run by racing to the Funny Car victory Sunday at the NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Larry Dixon (Top Fuel) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
The 60-year-old Force, the 14-time […]

Sun, 04/18/10 – 20:57 | Comments Off on Force Wins Third Of Season
Rain Sets Up A Texas Two-For
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Fort Worth, Texas – Rain relegated NASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide series teams to their haulers Sunday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, where Bill Elliott spent time un-stocking the Wood Brothers’ pantry.
“The truck normally doesn’t have enough food on it if it rains,” Elliott deadpanned. “That’s the first thing that goes. You can go on […]

Sun, 04/18/10 – 18:40 | One Comment
Hunter-Reay Wins Long Beach
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Sunday to give Andretti Autosport its first-ever victory.
The victory was Hunter-Reay’s second in the series – the first coming in 2008 at Watkins Glen – and it was the first victory of the season for a car not owned by Team Penske.
“This is unbelievable, to […]

Sun, 04/18/10 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Wins Long Beach
Flag to Flag: Texas
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Watching the rain delayed Samsung Mobile 500? Or stuck at work, wishing someone would tell you about the action?
Nick Bromberg is your man.
Follow along here with a live chat as he covers the action Flag to Flag from Texas Motor Speedway

Sun, 04/18/10 – 9:24 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Texas
Saldana Wins At I-55
Joey Saldana won the World of Outlaws event Saturday night at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo.
It was one of the toughest and most demanding races of his career, as he raced for the third time since having 10 screws and a plate inserted into his broken left hand. He lined up 13 th at the […]

Sun, 04/18/10 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Saldana Wins At I-55
Race Day: GWC Blues
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Editor’s Note: Persistent rain and a gloomy Sunday evening forecast caused NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races that were scheduled Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.
The Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race was rescheduled for noon (EDT) Monday, and the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide event will follow at about 5 p.m. […]

Sun, 04/18/10 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Race Day: GWC Blues
Pagenaud Wins With Late Pass
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Simon Pagenaud took the lead from a sliding Adrian Fernandez on the last lap to win the American Le Mans Series race at Long Beach. The driver of the Acura ARX-01C chassis lost the lead to the Lola-Aston Martin of Fernandez six minutes before the finish of the one hour […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 21:36 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins With Late Pass
Brown Heads Field In Vegas
Del Worsham raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car Saturday at the NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas.
Antron Brown and Mike Edwards also will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s 11 a.m. eliminations as the No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.
Worsham was able to overcome the […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 20:41 | Comments Off on Brown Heads Field In Vegas