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FORT WORTH, Texas – Brad Keselowski will continue his pursuit of a second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with team-owner Roger Penske’s blessing to be his own Bad Self.
Keselowski qualified for the eight-driver Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a dramatic victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Needing a [...]

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Franchitti Wins At Toronto
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Dario Franchitti won the Honda Indy Toronto, besting Ryan Briscoe by 1.6745 seconds for his third victory of the season.
Franchitti led at the beginning and end of the race.
“I did my fastest lap on my second to last lap, and I wasn’t pushing hard, ” Franchitti said. “As usual, the Target guys gave me great [...]

Sun, 07/12/09 – 14:09 | Comments Off
Martin Wins At Chicagoland
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By Nick Bromberg | Special Correspondent
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Mark Martin smoked Jeff Gordon on a green-white-checker restart to win the LifeLock 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.
“On that restart Mark went a little early and I spun the tires when I tried to get going,” Gordon said.
However, even with his success on that last restart, don’t count Martin as a [...]

Sun, 07/12/09 – 6:34 | Comments Off
Capps Picks Up Third Top Qualifying Spot of 2009
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Funny Car star Ron Capps says the in-house chassis program at Don Schumacher Racing is poised to make serious noise during the second half of the NHRA season.
Case in point, final-round qualifying Saturday for the 30th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Capps raced to his third No. 1 [...]

Sun, 07/12/09 – 6:32 | 2 Comments
Lasoski Picks up 4th Win of 2009
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Beaver Dam, WI — Danny Lasoski has won at countless tracks from coast-to-coast with the World of Outlaws in his career, but one track missing from that list was Charter Raceway Park in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. That all changed on Saturday night, as the 2001 World of Outlaws champion took the $10,000 victory at the [...]

Sun, 07/12/09 – 6:00 | Comments Off
Race Day: Gordon Committed Serious Error At Chicago in 2005
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Jeff Gordon has something to prove in Chicago. A pride thing. Capital “P”, too. Chicago is the site of one of the biggest mistakes Gordon has made during his racing career and by golly, he wants a chance to make amends.
Unfortunately for the four-time Sprint Cup champion, [...]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 22:21 | Comments Off
Franchitti Grabs Pole In Toronto
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Dario Franchitti will be starting from a familiar spot for the Honda Indy Toronto.
Franchitti, who started on the pole on the streets of Toronto as a rookie in 1997, posted a quick lap on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn circuit to top the Firestone Fast Six session for the 85-lap race July 12.
“The car was good out [...]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 16:24 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Chicago
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Watching the LifeLock.com 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action here as he goes Flag to Flag from Chicago.

Sat, 07/11/09 – 15:58 | 46 Comments
Record Falls in Mile-High Qualifying
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brute horsepower finally broke down one of the last remaining barriers in NHRA Pro Stock drag racing Friday night, when Greg Anderson led a parade of three drivers to crack the 6-second barrier during qualifying for the 30th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals.
Anderson, a three-time Pro Stock champion, became the first [...]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 11:18 | One Comment
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