Fri, 22/06/18 – 7:14 | No Comment

Change is, has been, will always be an integral part of auto racing. It’s baked into the racing cake. But during the 20th Century, changes in racing seemed more tweak-ish than quake-like.
But this is the 21st Century and changes have become revolutionary as opposed to evolutionary. And they have been forced not by such traditional reasons […]

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Rain Puts Wilkerson On Pole, JFR On The Spot
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Ennis, Texas – A rain-delayed and eventually shortened Funny Car qualifying session at Texas Motorplex Saturday saw Tim Wilkerson claim his first pole of the season, and set up a dilemma for John Force Racing.
Wilkerson moved from third after Friday’s opening two rounds to the pole via a 1,000-foot pass of 4.079-seconds and 305.77 mph […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 22:10 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Wilkerson On Pole, JFR On The Spot
Busch Wins Dover NNS Race
Kyle Busch dominated Saturday’s Dover 200 Nationwide Series Saturday to get his 11th victory of the season.
The victory total is a new record for a season and Busch did it in just 23 races. Busch passed Sam Ard to get the record.
“Pretty spectacular,” he said of the record.
Busch started from the No. 2 spot but […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 16:41 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Dover NNS Race
Hamlin, Harvick Clash At Dover
Apparently, Clint Bowyer’s Richard Childress Racing teammates have his back.
RCR driver Kevin Harvick mixed it up with Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin on the track during practice on Saturday at Dover International Speedway and then in the infield afterward.
The incidents occurred a day after Hamlin called Bowyer, who was penalized by NASCAR after the […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 13:41 | 2 Comments
Tonglet Has His Eyes On The Biggest Prize
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Ennis, Texas – Back-to-back playoff wins and a sponsorship windfall have re-prioritized LE Tonglet’s NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle to-do list.
“We haven’t really talked about the Rookie of the Year Award since (winning) Indy, because we really want that championship,” said Tonglet, an improbable yet bona fide first-year contender for the […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 13:12 | Comments Off on Tonglet Has His Eyes On The Biggest Prize
Logano On NNS Pole
The starting grid for Saturday afternoon’s Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway will feature an all Joe Gibbs Racing front row.
Joey Logano will be on the pole for the Dover 200 and Kyle Busch will be in P2.
Logano’s fast lap was at  154.308 mph. Busch had a lap at 154.143 mph.
Logano will be going […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 10:56 | Comments Off on Logano On NNS Pole
Transcript: Childress On 33 Car

Here is a full transcript of the press conference which NASCAR team owner Richard Childress conducted at Dover International Speedway on Friday:
Childress: “Really I don’t have a lot more to say than we said in our press release. Three things that stand out to me that we said in the press release is […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Transcript: Childress On 33 Car
Jac Haudenschild  won again at Eldora Speedway in Ohio on Friday night, using a textbook slide job in turns one and two on the 23rd lap to take the lead from Sammy Swindell en route to winning for the fifth time this season with the World of Outlaws.
The $10,000 victory for Haudenschild, who started seventh […]

Sat, 09/25/10 – 6:52 | Comments Off on Haudenschild Slides To Eldora Win
Dixon Is Texas Star So Far
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Ennis, Texas –  Not even a pair of lengthy clean-ups for oildowns on a hot afternoon could keep Larry Dixon from atop the Top Fuel time sheet Friday afternoon at Texas Motorplex.
And Dixon remained the provisional pole-sitter Friday evening, regaining the No. 1 spot from Brandon Bernstein on the night’s […]

Fri, 09/24/10 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Dixon Is Texas Star So Far
Cup Drivers Rip Into Bowyer and Childress
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Dover, Del. – The zingers were flying fast and furious on Friday over NASCAR’s decision to penalize Clint Bowyer and the No. 33 team following their victory in New Hampshire last weekend.
Bowyer and team owner Richard Childress pleaded their innocence in front of a packed media center at Dover International […]

Fri, 09/24/10 – 15:47 | 8 Comments
Jimmie Claims Dover Pole
Jimmie Johnson won the pole for Sunday’s AAA 400 Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway on Friday afternoon.
The four-time and reigning champion’s fast lap was at 155.736 mph. The pole was the third of the season for Johnson, who has won five races in 2010.
“This is certainly a step in the right direction for […]

Fri, 09/24/10 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Jimmie Claims Dover Pole