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With 1.5-mile tracks responsible for 11 of the 36 races on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule and nearly half of those in the playoffs, something needed to be done about the boring races that often occur on those tracks. Now, it appears NASCAR has the solution.
The package used in Saturday night’s All-Star race […]

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IndyCar Series Honors Champs
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Three-time IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti is celebrating his latest title with a $1 million bonus check, and a new trophy that truly fits the description of unique.
“You mean the naked guy riding the unicycle?” Franchitti quipped during an interview on “Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain” Sunday night on […]

Mon, 10/4/10 – 20:00 | Comments Off on IndyCar Series Honors Champs
Kanaan Becomes Free Agent
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Former IZOD IndyCar Series champion Tony Kanaan has been informed by Andretti Autosport that he is a free agent heading into the 2011 season.
Kanaan’s No. 11 car is losing primary sponsorship from 7-Eleven, Inc. The Dallas-based convenience store chain notified Andretti Autosport over the weekend that it would not continue […]

Mon, 10/4/10 – 19:44 | One Comment
Ingram: Biffle’s The Best, Busch The Worst
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Let’s get right to The Chase.
1. Biffle’s the best.
With a victory at the Kansas Speedway to match his earlier win at Pocono, Greg Biffle has established himself as the best of the Ford drivers — and the only one to win points races this year. All […]

Mon, 10/4/10 – 14:19 | One Comment
Kansas Notes: Payback Slows Busch’s Title Chase
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Kansas City, Kan. – David Reutimann dealt Kyle Busch a blow to Busch’s championship hopes Sunday at Kansas Speedway after Busch delivered a blow to Reutimann’s back bumper that sent him spinning.
On lap 53, Reutimann got loose in turn two and Busch got into his left rear quarterpanel.
“He wrecked, me, he just drove over me,” […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 17:23 | Comments Off on Kansas Notes: Payback Slows Busch’s Title Chase
Biffle Notches A No-Doubt Victory At Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – The Roush Fenway Racing driver took the lead on lap 206 of the 267-lap Price Chopper 400 presented by Kraft, kept it during a final round of green flag pits stop with 237 laps to go and held it to the end.
Biffle beat second-place Jimmie Johnson […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Biffle Notches A No-Doubt Victory At Kansas
Race Day: Are Cup Fords Suddenly Sudden?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – The Ford Fusions have been running wild at Kansas Speedway this weekend and the head of Ford Racing says its a matter of evolution and not revolution.
“There’s never a single thing that moves the teams up,” Jamie Allison, director of Ford Racing North America, said. “It’s […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Race Day: Are Cup Fords Suddenly Sudden?
Minter: Pure Racing Was A Refreshing Change
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Flowery Branch, Ga. – The first sure signs that the 13th annual Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta was going to be a real happening came about four miles down Interstate 85 from the exit to the race track Saturday morning. That’s where the traffic slowed to anywhere from a […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Minter: Pure Racing Was A Refreshing Change
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While he is not a full-time World of Outlaws driver, Sammy Swindell is certainly not a member of the Pennsylvania Posse either. Racing when he wants, where he wants, the three-time World of Outlaws champion put an end to the Pennsylvania Posse’s nine-race win streak at Williams Grove Speedway on Saturday night, taking the $50,000 […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 6:31 | Comments Off on Swindell Wins National Open
It’s Party Time For IndyCar Champ Franchitti
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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In celebration of his first two IZOD IndyCar Series championships, Dario Franchitti’s open-wheel peers conspired to serve him with a pie in the face and dunk him fully-clothed into a swimming pool.
“God, I forgot about that,” Franchitti deadpanned Saturday night, shortly after securing his record-tying third driver’s championship at Homestead-Miami […]

Sun, 10/3/10 – 6:21 | Comments Off on It’s Party Time For IndyCar Champ Franchitti
Peugeot Whacks Audi In Petit
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – Peugeot double-teamed Audi at Road Atlanta to win the 13th Petit Le Mans and the second round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup. Stephane Sarrazin and Franck Montagny repeated as victors for Peugeot Sport and were joined on the victory podium this year by Pedro Lamy. Their […]

Sat, 10/2/10 – 20:22 | Comments Off on Peugeot Whacks Audi In Petit