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NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin and former NBA star/current NBA team owner Michael Jordan have announced that they will form a new Cup Series team and its car will be driven by Bubba Wallace.
The announcement was …

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Sadler Leads NNS Qualifying
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Elliott Sadler won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday afternoon.
Driving a Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet, Sadler’s fast lap in qualifying for the Aaron’s 312 was at 170.558 mph.
Second fastest …

Fri, 04/15/11 – 12:43 | Comments Off on Sadler Leads NNS Qualifying
Redman, White And Petty Blue Enter IMHOF
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – On a morning with ominous clouds hanging over the speedway and weather bulletins and storm precautions being distributed in the media center at Talladega Superspeedway, there are …

Fri, 04/15/11 – 11:31 | Comments Off on Redman, White And Petty Blue Enter IMHOF
Pedley: Is Four Too Many Or Just Right For NHRA?
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The open-air observation deck on the offices/suites/media building behind the staging area at the new zMAX Dragway was getting a pretty good load test two years ago. People were crowded along the railing and those …

Fri, 04/15/11 – 10:15 | One Comment
Tough Times Ahead For Texas Rattlesnakes
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Austin, Texas – From a wooden viewing platform overlooking what eventually will become Turn 1 of Circuit of the Americas, Buddy Reed has an hour-by-hour view of what passes as a Texas-sized sandbox.
“It’s a claybox …

Thu, 04/14/11 – 13:28 | Comments Off on Tough Times Ahead For Texas Rattlesnakes
Racin’ News: Big Field Enters Indy 500
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In racin’ news today, Thursday, April 14:
(This package includes news on: Indy 500 entires; STP headed to Kansas Speedway; Kelly Bires to driver for Gibbs; Ford GTs to Le Mans)
Four past winners and four IZOD …

Thu, 04/14/11 – 10:26 | Comments Off on Racin’ News: Big Field Enters Indy 500
Woody: Bayne’s Bite Could Have Been Serious
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Young driver Trevor Bayne was bitten by the racing bug when he was just a kid.
Last week he was bitten by some other type of insect and went through some scary …

Thu, 04/14/11 – 8:52 | One Comment
Life Is No Longer Funny For Top Fueler Worsham
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Del Worsham’s journey to his current position as points leader in the NHRA’s Top Fuel standings begins like most journeys – at a time and in a place. In his …

Wed, 04/13/11 – 10:01 | 2 Comments
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In racin’ news today, Tuesday, April 11:
Doug Richert has been named crew chief on the No. 71 Interstate Moving Services Ford Fusion for TRG Motorsports. Richert will take over for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint …

Tue, 04/12/11 – 19:22 | Comments Off on TRG Hires Richert
Austin F1 Track Has A Name And A New Tenant
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Austin, Texas – Formula One’s new home in the United States now officially has a name _ Circuit of the Americas. In addition to staging the Formula One United States …

Tue, 04/12/11 – 18:54 | Comments Off on Austin F1 Track Has A Name And A New Tenant
Woody: Another So-Called Race, Another Snoozer
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It’s become a weekly refrain: Last week’s race at (fill in the blank) was an uncompetitive bore.
Matt Kenseth’s Texas one-step DID differ a bit from most of the so-called racing that has become the NASCAR …

Tue, 04/12/11 – 6:30 | 15 Comments