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After finishing third in his Can-Am Duel race Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. was greeted by his “bodyguard.”
You may have heard of the guy.
“His name is Richard Petty,” said Wallace, referring to the NASCAR Hall of Famer and his Cup Series car-co-owner. “I have never seen him that excited before.  […]

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Minter: Gateway Should Serve As Wakeup Call
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
NASCAR reached another low point in the “Have at it” era when Carl Edwards wrecked Brad Keselowski on the frontstretch on the final lap of Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race at St. Louis.
Edwards made no secret of the fact that he intentionally dumped Keselowski. He didn’t address the issue of […]

Sun, 07/18/10 – 12:39 | 6 Comments
Woody: This Is Getting Dangerous
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Admit it: we all enjoy a good spat, especially in sports, where rivalry translates to drama.
But the festering feud between Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski is about to spin out of control.
“Don’t kill my boy,” declared an emotional Bob Keselowski Saturday night as he headed to the infield care center […]

Sun, 07/18/10 – 10:23 | 22 Comments
Carl Edwards Has At Keselowski; Wins At Gateway
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
They had at it big time, boys, at Gateway International Raceway on a hot Saturday night in Madison, Ill.
Carl Edwards shoved Brad Keselowski out of the way as the two drivers headed to the finish line and went on to win the Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 Nationwide Series race at […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 21:58 | 21 Comments
‘Fast Jack’ Still Is At Infineon
Funny Car driver Jack Beckman set both ends of the Infineon Raceway track record en route to his first No. 1 qualifier of 2010 at the 23rd annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals Saturday.
The other No. 1 qualifiers at the 15th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Series season were Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Allen […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 19:44 | Comments Off on ‘Fast Jack’ Still Is At Infineon
Bayne Tops NNS Qualifying
Trevor Bayne won the pole for Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race at Gateway International Raceway by posting a qualifying lap at 133.567 mph on Saturday afternoon.
The poll was the first of the season for the 19-year-old Michael Waltrip Racing driver, and the second of his career.
Second fastest in qualifying for the Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Bayne Tops NNS Qualifying
GAINSCO Boys Earn Pole In Jersey
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing will bid for its belated first victory of the 2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season from the pole position Sunday, courtesy of Jon Fogarty’s record-extending qualifying effort at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
Fogarty claimed his Daytona Prototype record 15th pole Saturday during qualifying for the New Jersey Motorsports Park […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 15:15 | Comments Off on GAINSCO Boys Earn Pole In Jersey
Wilson On Pole in Toronto
Justin Wilson earned his first IZOD IndyCar Series pole and set a series track record in the process.
The pole came Saturday afternoon in Toronto for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto.
The lap came in 1 minute, 0.2710 seconds (104.827 mph) in the Firestone Fast Six on the 1.75-mile, 11-turn street circuit at Exhibition Place.
It was the second […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 15:02 | One Comment
Harvick Powers To Gateway Victory

There was no power outage for Kevin Harvick at Gateway International Raceway on Saturday afternoon as he ran away from the field to win the Gateway 200 Camping World Truck Series.
Harvick was starting for just the fourth time in the series this season but the victory was his third.  He has finished in the top […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 14:45 | One Comment
Harris: New Shape, New Momentum For PT
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Having fought the battle of the (stomach) bulge most of my life, I sympathize with any athlete who reaches middle age and suddenly finds out how the rest of us feel about staying in shape.
Paul Tracy is 41 years old now, approaching middle age and definitely considered elderly in his […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 7:10 | One Comment
Joey Saldana got back on track in a big way on Friday night, scoring the victory in the Knight Before the Kings Royal at the famed Eldora Speedway in Ohio and retaking the top spot in the standings as well.
The $10,000 win was Saldana’s series leading ninth of the 2010 campaign and his 18th career […]

Sat, 07/17/10 – 6:52 | Comments Off on Saldana Wins Knight Before