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Reigning Funny Car world champion Ron Capps made the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals highlight reel and took home another Wally Trophy after winning his first national event of the 2017 season Sunday in Baytown, Texas.
Racing opposite Robert Hight in the final at Royal Purple Raceway, Capps was unaware that Hight had been disqualified for crossing […]

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Will Blades Cut It? Rain Gets In Way Of Note Taking
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – A steady rain washed-out two scheduled NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practices at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday, leaving the majority of the soggy garage area occupants with incomplete notebooks for the Samsung Mobile 500.
Not so for Juan Pablo Montoya and crew chief Brian Pattie.
“I was well-prepared,” said […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Will Blades Cut It? Rain Gets In Way Of Note Taking
NHRA To Go Back Four More
The NHRA announced Saturday that the 2011 NHRA Four Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway will once again feature four-wide racing in all four professional categories.
The event debuted earlier this spring at the facilities unique four-lane track. Next year’s event will again be the only race on the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 16:18 | Comments Off on NHRA To Go Back Four More
Jac Is Back At Paducah
Jac Haudenschild returned to the top of the podium on Friday night at Paducah International Raceway in Kentucky to score his first win of 2010 and the 52nd of his World of Outlaws career.
Haudenschild took the lead on the opening lap from Jason Sides, who started on the pole and then withstood battles from Jason […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 10:06 | One Comment
Scott Dixon Has His Eyes On The Roads
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You have to wonder: Did Scott Dixon pump his fist or shake his head when the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series Schedule came out?
Common sense would lead you to think he did the former, but a look at last year’s results might lead you to believe the latter.
During a telephone call last week, Dixon, as per […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Scott Dixon Has His Eyes On The Roads
Fernandez Lands ALMS Pole
Adrian Fernandez captured his first overall pole position in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón with a lap of 1:13.213 (96.770 mph) in Aston Martin Racing’s Lola-Aston Martin prototype coupe for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach.
Fernandez, who is driving with Harold Primat, outpaced Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Simon […]

Sat, 04/17/10 – 6:44 | Comments Off on Fernandez Lands ALMS Pole
Force Hood Is Early No. 1
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car) and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday at the NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Force Hood powered her Castrol GTX Ford Mustang to a leading performance of 4.195 seconds at 295.14 mph to pace […]

Fri, 04/16/10 – 21:24 | Comments Off on Force Hood Is Early No. 1
Cup Notes: Parking Problems
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Tony Stewart’s qualifying effort gives the two-time champion’s team a rare opportunity to set up shop in the coveted pit box one near the exit of pit road.
“I’ll probably miss it because I don’t normally remember where pit box one is,” Stewart joked. “We got it last […]

Fri, 04/16/10 – 17:58 | One Comment
Tony Stewart Blasts Way To The Pole At Texas
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Tony Stewart broke a 155-race qualifying losing streak on Friday by capturing the top starting position for Sunday’s Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
It was Stewart’s first pole position since he turned the fastest qualifying lap at Martinsville Speedway in October 2005.
It was the 11th […]

Fri, 04/16/10 – 16:59 | One Comment
Logano Claims Nationwide Pole
Joey Logano won the pole for Saturday’s O’Reilly 300 Nationwide Series race when he turned a qualifying lap at 185.663 mph at Texas Motor Speedway.
The pole was the third of the season for Logano in the series. He also was fastest qualifier at Auto Club Speedway and Nashville.
“It’s good,” Logano said of his car. […]

Fri, 04/16/10 – 15:23 | Comments Off on Logano Claims Nationwide Pole
Gillett Talks Racing Without Kahne
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Fort Worth, Texas – The co-owner of Richard Petty Motorsports fully expects lame duck NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne to fulfill his contract with the Ford Racing team in 2010.
“Not only do I expect that, the one thing that I do know well is what a gentleman Kasey Kahne is,” Foster Gillett, son […]

Fri, 04/16/10 – 13:38 | Comments Off on Gillett Talks Racing Without Kahne