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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action Saturday at Daytona International Speedway after a five-month hiatus due to the pandemic, it will be the first time the DPi competitors have …

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Edwards Claims PIR Cup Pole
Carl Edwards will start Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Speedway from the pole.
Edwards, who finished second in last weekend’s Daytona 500 and came to Phoenix as Sprint Cup points leader, logged a …

Sat, 02/26/11 – 16:52 | Comments Off on Edwards Claims PIR Cup Pole
Brooklyn, Mich.–  The Value Pricing Period for tickets to all 2011 events at Michigan International Speedway will conclude at 9 p.m. (ET) on Monday, Feb. 28.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tickets for the Heluva Good! Sour …

Sat, 02/26/11 – 16:07 | Comments Off on Value Pricing Period At MIS Coming To An End
Busch Nabs NNS Pole
Kyle Busch, who won Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at PIR.
Busch posted a lap at 134.298 mph, which set the track …

Sat, 02/26/11 – 15:23 | Comments Off on Busch Nabs NNS Pole
‘Big Daddy’ And ‘The Snake’ Talk Drag Racing
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Born and drag-raised on opposite ends of the country, they were destined to become the embodiments of East Coast innovation and California cool, with iconic nicknames to match.
“Big Daddy” Don …

Sat, 02/26/11 – 9:10 | One Comment
Another night of racing, another victory for Steve Kinser.
Kinser held off Jason Sides and Cody Darrah in an edge-of-your-seat World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series thriller on Friday night at Pike County Speedway.
Kinser took the …

Sat, 02/26/11 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Kinser Lands Pike Victory
Minter: Points Don’t Always Add Up To Excitement
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
A Speedweeks that will go down as one of the most memorable in history provided great drama in all three major NASCAR races, and it wasn’t the manufactured kind, it …

Sat, 02/26/11 – 8:23 | 2 Comments
Busch Trucks To Victory at PIR
Kyle Busch held off Clint Bowyer on a series of late-race restarts and won the Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Speedway on Friday night.
Bowyer, who beat Busch and won the trucks race …

Fri, 02/25/11 – 21:59 | Comments Off on Busch Trucks To Victory at PIR
Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to cancel Friday’s racing at the Kragen O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Qualifying will resume Saturday, weather permitting, for the season-opening NHRA Full Throttle …

Fri, 02/25/11 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Rain Halts NHRA Qualifying
Gilliland Also Provided Some February Warmth
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Trevor Bayne and the Wood Brothers were the best of the feel good stories coming out of the Daytona 500 last weekend, but not the only ones.
David Gilliland, a person who has come to be …

Fri, 02/25/11 – 16:18 | One Comment
Tasca Earned Piece Of Wally; Now Wants More
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Long before firing-off what John Force has dubbed “The shot heard ‘round the world,” Bob Tasca III had considered the NHRA Funny Car icon an extended family member.
“I’ve described my relationship with John a number …

Fri, 02/25/11 – 10:27 | Comments Off on Tasca Earned Piece Of Wally; Now Wants More