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Derrick Walker, President of Competition & Operations, INDYCAR, announced Thursday morning he will relinquish his duties with the open-wheel series effective Aug. 31, 2015, in order to pursue other professional opportunities.
Mark Miles, CEO, Hulman & Company, said a search for Walker’s replacement is underway.
“I have appreciated the opportunity to work closely with the team owners, […]

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NASCAR Notes: Two-Tired Biffle Slips at Kansas
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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Kansas City, Kan. – In his post race press conference, Greg Biffle joked that he should have given crew chief Greg Erwin the one-finger salute as he pulled into his pit stall for his final stop of the Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Instead, Biffle showed Erwin four fingers as […]

Sun, 10/4/09 – 18:00 | Comments Off on NASCAR Notes: Two-Tired Biffle Slips at Kansas
Race Day: There Are 1.5 Reasons Why Kansas Is Important
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Today’s Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway is the third of the 2009 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, but it’s the first at the type of track which is the most prevalent in the 10-race playoff. Kansas Speedway is an intermediate.
It’s 1.5 miles around and […]

Sun, 10/4/09 – 10:23 | One Comment
Greg Anderson Looking For Lip-Raising Runs In Memphis
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Self-inflicted wounds to his confidence and left wrist have accompanied Greg Anderson to Memphis Motorsports Park, where NHRA Pro Stock points-leader Mike Edwards remains squarely in Greg’s grille.
And Greg’s head.
Anderson’s victory over former Funny Car driver Johnny Gray in the final of the 24th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA […]

Sun, 10/4/09 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Greg Anderson Looking For Lip-Raising Runs In Memphis
Gillett Discusses His, Petty Motorsports’ Future
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Kansas City, Kan. – George Gillett Jr., co-owner of Richard Petty Motorsports, met with the media Saturday morning at Kansas Speedway to clear the air on several issues regarding his organization.
Gillett confirmed that the proposed merger between Richard Petty Motorsports and Yates Racing will likely occur.
He also said a trip […]

Sun, 10/4/09 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Gillett Discusses His, Petty Motorsports’ Future
Flag to Flag: Kansas
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Watching the Price Chopper 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Catch all the action here as he live blogs the race at Kansas Speedway.

Sun, 10/4/09 – 7:39 | 43 Comments
Hodnett Wins At The Grove
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It was a night of firsts at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on Saturday night, as Greg Hodnett won the Morgan Hughes National Open for the first time in his career, pocketing $50,000, while Cody Darrah scored his first career World of Outlaws victory in the completion of the Cleveland Brothers Summer Nationals which […]

Sun, 10/4/09 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Hodnett Wins At The Grove
Logano Again Beats Busch Late
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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Kansas City, Kan. – It seemed certain throughout that a Joe Gibbs Racing car was going to end up in Victory Lane after the Kansas Lottery 300.
Yet, the car that went to Victory Lane at Kansas Speedway wasn’t the one that dominated the race.
Joey Logano passed Kyle Busch on lap […]

Sat, 10/3/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Logano Again Beats Busch Late
Dixon Has Big Point Day In Memphis
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Top Fuel driver Larry Dixon earned the pole and took advantage of NHRA’s new qualifying bonus-point system and earned the maximum 12 points for the second consecutive race during two days of qualifying at the O’Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
Robert Hight, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana also claimed No. 1 qualifying positions in […]

Sat, 10/3/09 – 17:30 | One Comment
Kansas Notes: Changes Could Affect Fans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Word is that NASCAR is eyeing two future schedule changes which would affect television viewers and would affect viewers in the grandstands.
Grant Lynch, chairman of Talladega Superspeedway and International Speedway Corporation’s vice president of strategic operations, has heard about both and talked about both on Saturday.
The […]

Sat, 10/3/09 – 15:50 | 3 Comments
Non-Chaser Burton Turns His Attention To The Future
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Kansas City, Kan. – A fixture in each Chase for the Sprint Cup championship since 2006, Jeff Burton finds himself in unfamiliar territory.
As NASCAR’s playoffs rolls into Kansas Speedway for Sunday’s Price Chopper 400, the 21-time Cup race winner is forced to carry the “non-Chaser” label.
And Burton isn’t happy about it.
“It’s been painful […]

Sat, 10/3/09 – 12:50 | One Comment