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HAMPTON, Ga. – Add Brian Vickers’ name to the growing list of NASCAR drivers willing to go on the record and admit that, when it comes to horsepower, engines built by Hendrick Motorsports are the class of the field.
When Ryan Newman got into a heated argument with Jimmie Johnson two weeks ago at Michigan, Newman [...]

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Pedregon Grabs Second Consecutive Win Of Season
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Englishtown, N.J. – Tony Pedregon picked up his second consecutive win of the season in Funny Car at the 40th annual United Association NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Larry Dixon picked up his fifth win in Englishtown, while Jeg Coughlin and Craig Treble also win in their respective categories.
Pedregon powered his Q Horsepower [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 18:35 | One Comment
Logano Kicks Off Weekend With Victory In Kentucky
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joey Logano may have saved the life of the trophy which goes along with winning at Kentucky Speedway Saturday night when he passed Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go and then hung on for the Nationwide Series victory.
The victory was the second straight at Kentucky for Logano and in [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 10:29 | Comments Off
Woody: Hoping For Best For Benson
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By Larry Woody |Senior Writer
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All Johnny Benson wanted to do was race.
But even winning the NASCAR truck series championship last year couldn’t save Benson’s ride in the current crumbling economy, and last week his Red Horse Racing Team folded due to lack of sponsorship.
Undeterred, the 45-year-old Benson packed his racing suit and helmet and headed [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 10:28 | Comments Off
Sturbin: Remembering Mercedes’ Checkered Past at Le Mans
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The official awards ceremony saluting the winners of the 57th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans had finished maybe 20 minutes earlier, and Jochen Mass suddenly was a man alone with his thoughts.
Strange, because Mass and co-drivers Manuel Reuter and Stanley Dickens had just won the world’s most [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:44 | Comments Off
Viva La France: Peugeot Ousts Audi At Le Mans
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Peugeot put an end to Audi’s eight-year run as kings of sports car racing by winning at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday.
The French car-maker sent the hundreds of thousands of fans into a frenzy by finishing first and second in the LMP1 class in the 77th running of the world’s greatest and [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:40 | 2 Comments
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Joey Saldana won the rain-delayed A-Feature at the World of Outlaws at Dodge City Raceway Park event Saturday night.
Saldana was out front when the rains hit and he and his team overcame a blown engine during hot laps leading up to the resumption of the race, to lead the remaining laps to sweep the Boot [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:08 | Comments Off
Benson Injured In Crash
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Defending Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Benson was seriously injured in a wreck during a Supermodified race in Michigan Saturday night.
Benson wrecked in the first lap and his car caught fire during the race at Berlin Raceway in Marne.
He was transported a hospital where he was reported to be in serious but stable condition.
Benson [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 8:00 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Michigan
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Are you watching the Lifelock 400?
Nick Bromberg is!
Join him here as he covers all the action Flag to Flag from Michigan International Speedway.

Sun, 06/14/09 – 7:30 | 30 Comments
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Loudon, N.H.  – Legendary Grammy-nominated band Three Dog Night; the car-eating, fire-breathing mechanical dinosaur “Transaurus;” and a fly-over featuring F-16 fighter jets highlight pre-race entertainment for the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 28.
Three Dog Night will take the stage at the start/finish line at 12:30 p.m. for a [...]

Sun, 06/14/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off
Colin Braun Can Still Smell, Feel, Taste The 2007 Race At Le Mans
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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June 16 had turned into June 17 that weekend back in 2007. Day had turned to night, then, night back to day. Clear skies had turned to cloudy and then the clouds spilled out rain – not the kind of rains which spoil picnics, but the kind which inspires Michener [...]

Sat, 06/13/09 – 22:30 | Comments Off