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Team-owner Don Schumacher has hired Khalid alBalooshi to begin driving the Sandvik Coromant/Red Fuel Top Fuel dragster for Don Schumacher Racing beginning Friday during drag racing’s marquee event, the 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis.
alBalooshi, a resident of Los Angeles and citizen of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, replaces Spencer Massey for […]

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Ingram: Sports Cars Refuse To Stall Out
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Despite heavy rains and the flooding of the circuit at Road Atlanta, once again the Petit Le Mans demonstrated the staying power of the American Le Mans Series.
The weather may have produced a premature end, but it also underscored the commitment of fans. An estimated 30,000 […]

Mon, 09/28/09 – 9:00 | 3 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: AAA 400 Chase Race 2 Recap
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Jimmie Johnson completed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season sweep at Dover International Speedway and closed within 10 points of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup leader Mark Martin, who finished second. See how the Monster Mile changed the point standings with eight races to go in the Chase.

Sun, 09/27/09 – 23:51 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: AAA 400 Chase Race 2 Recap
Jimmie Johnson Dominates At Dover, Moves In On Point Lead
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Jimmie Johnson took a big step toward winning a record fourth-straight Sprint Cup championship Sunday when he won the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway.
Johnson clearly had the best car in the race as the only time other drivers were able to get close to him in the second half of the race was on […]

Sun, 09/27/09 – 17:59 | 3 Comments
Schumacher Stands Tall In The Fall Nationals
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Given his recent history, Tony Schumacher might have won the Top Fuel final of the O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals blasting down nearby State Highway 287.
As it was, Schumacher defeated Larry Dixon from the Texas Motorplex’s right lane – an ornery 1,000-foot stretch of concrete […]

Sun, 09/27/09 – 17:45 | Comments Off on Schumacher Stands Tall In The Fall Nationals
Race Day: Surface Issues To Challenge Dover Drivers Today
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Today’s Sprint Cup race will be held on the concrete surface of Dover International Speedway. It will be one the few races during the season to be held on a white surface and the first and only Chase race to be held on an all-concrete track.
As with other burning, modern […]

Sun, 09/27/09 – 9:58 | Comments Off on Race Day: Surface Issues To Challenge Dover Drivers Today
Flag to Flag: Dover
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Watching the AAA 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Catch all the action here as he live blogs the race at Dover International Speedway.

Sun, 09/27/09 – 7:30 | 32 Comments
Hight To Face One Swede Ride In Super Stockholm Elimination
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Robert Hight’s quest for his first NHRA Funny Car championship goes global on Sunday.
Hight emerged from four rounds of professional qualifying at Texas Motorplex Saturday afternoon on-pole for the 24th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals. Hight’s first-round opponent will be No. 16 qualifier Leif […]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 19:27 | One Comment
Rain Makes the Petit Even More Petit
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – The rains that flooded the north Georgia area over the past week washed out the better part of the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Saturday.
Only 467 of the scheduled 1,000 miles were run before heavy rains caused the American Le Mans Series to halt a […]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 19:15 | Comments Off on Rain Makes the Petit Even More Petit
Pedley: Danica Has Apparently Made The Right Decision
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Danica Patrick’s recent decision to re-sign with Andretti Green Racing and thus remain a NASCAR spectator instead of a NASCAR participant was a good move. Folks, it was the only move.
Patrick is, quite simply, an open-wheeler. It’s what she was, is and should forever be. If she is to meet […]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 16:55 | 3 Comments
Bowyer Collects Dover Nationwide Win
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Clint Bowyer got his second Nationwide Series victory of the season Saturday by winning the Dover 200 at Dover International Speedway.
Bowyer passed Kyle Busch with 83 laps to go and held the lead until the end. The pass came shortly after a restart.
Bowyer is the defending series champion but has opted not to run a […]

Sat, 09/26/09 – 16:30 | Comments Off on Bowyer Collects Dover Nationwide Win