Mon, 24/10/16 – 12:22 | One Comment

Put a microphone or notebook in front of professional race car drivers and ask them about anything remotely close to strategy and nine times out of 10 you get a face full of cliches about how winning is the one and only strategy.
Then on the tenth of the 10 times you ask, you get the […]

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Spoilers, Speed Rule The Day At Talladega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
After a morning of testing in his Sprint Cup car at Talladega Superspeedway Tuesday, Jeff Gordon had an answer for those wanting to know if replacing rear wings with vertical blade spoilers was going to improve racing in the series.
It was an unsatisfying answer but a frank one: Check back […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 18:35 | 2 Comments

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The offer is available now through the event, at participating O’Reilly Auto Parts stores […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 18:32 | Comments Off on O’Reilly Auto Parts Revs Up the Savings
Harris: Talk About Speedy Recovery
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Last August, Will Power lay in a hospital bed wondering what would become of his racing career.
Power broke two vertebrae in his lower back and sustained a concussion in a crash during a practice session for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma a few days earlier.
It was a tremendous setback for the Australian, and not […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 6:47 | Comments Off on Harris: Talk About Speedy Recovery
Texas ‘Has At It’ With Edwards Vs. Keselowski Ads
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Eddie Gossage says his use of the controversial wreck involving Sprint Cup antagonists Carl Edwards and an airborne Brad Keselowski as an advertising tool at Texas Motor Speedway is the residue of NASCAR’s “Have at it, boys” philosophy – and a staple of Promotion 101.
Gossage, the […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 6:25 | One Comment
Biofuel OK’d For Use In ALMS
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
An isobutanol blend of BP has been approved for official use in the American Le Mans Series, where the Dyson Racing team intends to campaign the season while competing for the LMP championship in a Lola-Mazda using the biofuel.
The racing application is in advance of plans by BP and DuPont […]

Mon, 03/15/10 – 18:34 | Comments Off on Biofuel OK’d For Use In ALMS
Woody: Old Promoters Fading Away
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
He was known as “Uncle Bob” – part carnival barker, part used-car salesman – and man could he put on a show.
Awhile back I came across a wonderful tribute to the late Bob Harmon written by Mike Bell on It brought back a lot of great memories about Harmon […]

Mon, 03/15/10 – 8:40 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Skullduggery At Work In Atlanta? 
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Among the discussions and brickbats about Carl Edwards intentionally wrecking a rival in Atlanta, one question has often been overlooked. You have to wonder if Brad Keselowski would have been rammed by Edwards if the latter’s teammate was leading the race.
When drivers are regularly allowed to […]

Mon, 03/15/10 – 6:52 | One Comment
Records Scratched at Gatornationals
It was a Don Schumacher Racing kind of day at the Tire Kingdom Gatornationals on Sunday as two drivers from that team fought it out in the Top Fuel finals.
It was not a John Force Racing kind of day.
Tony Schumacher added a fourth Gatornationals victory to his resume as he beat teammate Antron Brown in […]

Sun, 03/14/10 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Records Scratched at Gatornationals
Will Power Captures IndyCar Season-Opener
Will Power of Team Penske won the IndyCar Series season-opening race Sunday, beating Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport to the finish line by 1.8 seconds in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The victory was the second of Power’s IndyCar career. He won from the pole in Edmonton last year.
The win came in Power’s first race back from a […]

Sun, 03/14/10 – 13:56 | 4 Comments
Sides Has No Problems In Houston
On Saturday night at Houston Raceway Park in Baytown, Texas, Jason Sides drove 40 hard laps to win The Texas Showdown and earn his first victory of 2010 and the fifth of his World of Outlaws career.
While there were only two official lead changes at the line, Sides and Tim Kaeding swapped the top spot […]

Sun, 03/14/10 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Sides Has No Problems In Houston