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The first winner of the Brickyard 400 became the Sprint Cup race’s latest winner when Jeff Gordon pulled away over the final 17 laps to collect one of most coveted trophies the series offers.
Gordon’s victory was his fifth in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway event ,with his first coming 21 years ago in the 1994 debut [...]

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LAS VEGAS – The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is offering a substantial discount to drifting fans who purchase their tickets in advance for the July 10-11 Formula Drift event. A two-day adult ticket for the fourth annual Las Vegas Drift Nationals will cost only $20 if purchased before June 15. The regular price [...]

Tue, 06/2/09 – 17:00 | Comments Off
Junior and Lance, Now We’re Talking
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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For Dale Earnhardt Jr., Sunday’s race at Dover International Speedway must have seemed like the first day of working a new job.
There were new ways of doing things to get accustomed to, new voices replacing familiar ones, and high expectations all around.
By all accounts, his 12th-place finish earned him a [...]

Tue, 06/2/09 – 14:05 | Comments Off
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