Wed, 23/07/14 – 8:42 | No Comment

The decision by Elite Motorsports to sit out the next two NHRA national events is understandable. But, it’s also highly troubling.
Elite owner Richard Freeman made the decision public on Sunday at Bandimere Speedeway, site of the Mopar Mile-High Nationals. He said that his driver, Erica Enders-Stevens, would not compete at events in Sonoma, Calif. and [...]

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Woody: Stewart Is Top Driver, Top Story Right Now
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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A lot of us thought Tony Stewart was making a big mistake when he weaned himself from Joe Gibbs and threw away the security blanket in which he’d wrapped himself for his entire NASCAR career.
We weren’t convinced he had made a wise career move by starting his own team (well, [...]

Mon, 06/1/09 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Pedley: Hendrick Mojo Strikes Again
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Last week was a tester for Hendrick Motorsports. It was a week during which NASCAR’s premier team would be assaulted from all imaginable sides. It was a week during which HMS would be scrubbed, sudsed and pounded on the rocks by anybody and everybody who has an opinion and you [...]

Mon, 06/1/09 – 17:20 | One Comment
Monday Memo: A Slow Start for Jeffrey
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In today’s Monday Memo we find:
* A lot of race fans had been wringing their hands purple as they awaited the NASCAR debut of Jeffrey Earnhardt.
The word on Earnhardt – who is the son of Kerry Earnhardt and grandson of the late Dale Earnhardt Sr. and nephew of Dale Earnhardt [...]

Mon, 06/1/09 – 10:50 | Comments Off
Jimmie Johnson Wins Dover Race
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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By Nick Bromberg
RacinToday.com Special Correspondent
Jimmie Johnson dominated the Autism Speaks 400, but needed a spectacular late-race drive to win the race.
When a caution flag flew with 38 laps to go, Johnson was leading, but took four tires and had a slow pit stop and fell all the way to ninth.
Greg Biffle inherited the lead with [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:50 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Autism Speaks 400, presented by Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips & Cheese Recap
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With a perfect Driver Rating, Jimmie Johnson dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway but needed a furious finish to catch Tony Stewart. Hear from Johnson and Stewart, who becomes the first driver-owner to lead the points standings since Alan Kulwicki won the 1992 title.

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:48 | Comments Off
Larry Dixon Silences Doubters In Topeka
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – Larry Dixon has been taking a bit of a beating this year for not doing as well as many had expected in his role of driver for Alan Johnson’s Al-Anabi Racing team’s Top Fuel team.
On Sunday afternoon, the fists were silenced – for a while, anyway – [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:26 | Comments Off
Dixon Wins In Milwaukee
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Reigning IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon emerged as the first two-time winner of the 2009 season, and also moved into the points lead, with a victory in the ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt 225 Sunday afternoon.
Dixon, of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, completed the race-winning pass under pole-sitter Ryan Briscoe of Team [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:25 | Comments Off
Ingram: Decision Time Has Arrived For Danica Patrick
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent 
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The day after Sunday’s IRL race in Milwaukee marks the starting line of contract negotiations for Danica Patrick. Free to talk with teams in NASCAR, will she elect to continue in IndyCars? More than likely.
 A third-place finish in the Indy 500 by Patrick has no doubt increased her confidence about [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 16:49 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Dover
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the  Autism Speaks 400 Presented by Heluva Good! from Dover?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action here as he posts Flag to Flag.

Sun, 05/31/09 – 10:29 | 49 Comments
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Lake Odessa, MI — Jason Meyers had been close to winning in each of his last two visits to I-96 Speedway in Michigan leading into Saturday night’s event. He also had been close to winning a couple times over the last week in World of Outlaws action. After picking up his second win of the [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off