Sun, 19/02/17 – 13:56 | No Comment

Joey Logano took advantage of a bout of fender-bending at the front of the field on the final lap to win Sunday’s weather-delayed NASCAR Clash exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.
Logano blew past front-runners Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski – who made contact while fighting for the lead – on that final lap and cruised […]

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Minter: Long Races Producing ‘Stupid’ Finishes
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
As blasphemous as it seems to even type the words into a computer, it’s beginning to look like 500- or 600-mile NASCAR races are way too long, based on the latest rules and trends.
In my earliest days of attending races, 500 milers were marathons. The World 600 at Charlotte Motor […]

Wed, 04/21/10 – 6:37 | 12 Comments
Harris: Suspense In F1?
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
The Formula One Grand Prix in China  on Sunday was one of the most entertaining races I’ve watched in some time.
Thanks to the weather, an on-and-off rain that kept everybody guessing on tires all day and had the cars throwing up roostertails that hampered visibility at times, the action was […]

Tue, 04/20/10 – 7:53 | 2 Comments
Sturbin: Blades Appeared To Cut It At Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Did the blade merit a passing grade at Texas Motor Speedway?
That largely depended on how many panels of your Sprint Cup car were wadded-up during the running of the rain-delayed Samsung Mobile 500. Monday’s 334-lap race on TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval widely was considered the first […]

Mon, 04/19/10 – 20:15 | One Comment
Kyle Busch Dominates Nationwide Race
Kyle Busch dominated the O’Reilly 300 and won the Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway Monday afternoon.
The victory was the fifth in a row for Busch at TMS in the Nationwide series. He led 153 of the 200 laps in the race, which was orignally scheduled for Saturday but twice postponed by rain.
Joey Logano, […]

Mon, 04/19/10 – 18:27 | 2 Comments
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