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NASCAR champion Tony Stewart contends he did not see Kevin Ward Jr. walking toward his Sprint Car until seconds before the 20-year-old was struck and fatally injured during an on-track accident in Upstate New York last summer.
Stewart’s response to the wrongful death lawsuit brought earlier this month by Ward’s parents was filed Friday by attorney […]

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Pedley: Drama Survives A Weekend In Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – At mid afternoon on Sunday, it was all turning into a droner. The race, the season and the mood. It was not what the full house at Kansas Speedway wanted and it was certainly not what NASCAR and ESPN wanted. Drama was headed for the airport.
But […]

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Stewart Wins: It’s A Case Of Smoke And Tires At Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Tony Stewart did not need to be reminded during the week leading up to Sunday’s Sprint Cup race Kansas Speedway that he and his team were in a bit of a slump. Plain and simple, he wasn’t crazy about being reminded that he’d had just one […]

Mon, 10/5/09 – 7:30 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Chase Race 3 Kansas Recap
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Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart held off four-time champ Jeff Gordon for his second Kansas Speedway win. Both drivers moved up a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings while Mark Martin extended his lead over Jimmie Johnson.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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