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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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Benson Injured In Crash
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Defending Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Benson was seriously injured in a wreck during a Supermodified race in Michigan Saturday night.
Benson wrecked in the first lap and his car caught fire during the race at Berlin Raceway in Marne.
He was transported a hospital where he was reported to be in serious but stable condition.
Benson [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:00 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Michigan
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Are you watching the Lifelock 400?
Nick Bromberg is!
Join him here as he covers all the action Flag to Flag from Michigan International Speedway.

Sun, 06/14/09 – 7:30 | 30 Comments
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Loudon, N.H.  – Legendary Grammy-nominated band Three Dog Night; the car-eating, fire-breathing mechanical dinosaur “Transaurus;” and a fly-over featuring F-16 fighter jets highlight pre-race entertainment for the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 28.
Three Dog Night will take the stage at the start/finish line at 12:30 p.m. for a [...]

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Colin Braun Can Still Smell, Feel, Taste The 2007 Race At Le Mans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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June 16 had turned into June 17 that weekend back in 2007. Day had turned to night, then, night back to day. Clear skies had turned to cloudy and then the clouds spilled out rain – not the kind of rains which spoil picnics, but the kind which inspires Michener [...]

Sat, 06/13/09 – 22:30 | Comments Off
Force Hood, Schumacher Still On Top
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Ashley Force Hood held on to the No. 1 qualifier in Funny Car as rain ended qualifying early at the 40th annual United Association NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.
Tony Schumacher also kept the top position in Top Fuel while Ron Krisher and Hector Arana were able to move in [...]

Sat, 06/13/09 – 17:40 | 2 Comments
Colin Braun Gets First Trucks Victory
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Colin Braun passed then-leader Kyle Busch with 23 laps to go Saturday and then went on to win the Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first in the series for Braun.
The victory in the Michigan 200 was, however, the 50th for owner Jack Roush in the series.
The was, best [...]

Sat, 06/13/09 – 14:55 | One Comment
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Joey Saldana has always enjoyed racing at Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas and has always been fast at the track as well. After becoming the first World of Outlaws driver to win two career A-Feature events at the track last season, he picked up his third victory at the pristine 3/8-mile on Friday night, [...]

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Brian Vickers Bulls His Way To Pole At Michigan
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brian Vickers insists that his team keeps getting closer and closer to having the kind of equipment which can win a race. 
On Friday, he added another “closer”.
Vickers turned a qualifying lap at 189.110 mph Friday afternoon to win the pole for Sunday’s LifeLock 400 Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
“It [...]

Fri, 06/12/09 – 19:50 | Comments Off
GM Has Cutting Remarks For NASCAR
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The new General Motors will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with a significantly reduced financial stake in NASCAR.
GM announced Friday it has cut off funding to its Chevrolet Racing teams in NASCAR’s Nationwide and Camping World Truck series, according to several published reports. Among the affected organizations are Kevin Harvick [...]

Fri, 06/12/09 – 19:49 | 3 Comments
Schumacher, Force Hood Tops At Supers
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Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock), and Craig Treble (Pro Stock Motorcycle) paced their respective fields during the opening day of action at the United Association NHRA SuperNationals, the 11th of 24 races on the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule.
Force Hood is very familiar with [...]

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