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TALLADEGA, Ala. – I went to Talladega to see a fight and a race broke out.
Following the car bashing by Brad Keselowski and the headlocking by Matt Kenseth in Charlotte, it was reasonable to think more tempers would flare in the elimination race of the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup [...]

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Dixon Wins In Milwaukee
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Reigning IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon emerged as the first two-time winner of the 2009 season, and also moved into the points lead, with a victory in the ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt 225 Sunday afternoon.
Dixon, of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, completed the race-winning pass under pole-sitter Ryan Briscoe of Team [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:25 | Comments Off
Ingram: Decision Time Has Arrived For Danica Patrick
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent 
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The day after Sunday’s IRL race in Milwaukee marks the starting line of contract negotiations for Danica Patrick. Free to talk with teams in NASCAR, will she elect to continue in IndyCars? More than likely.
 A third-place finish in the Indy 500 by Patrick has no doubt increased her confidence about [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 16:49 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Dover
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the  Autism Speaks 400 Presented by Heluva Good! from Dover?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action here as he posts Flag to Flag.

Sun, 05/31/09 – 10:29 | 49 Comments
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Lake Odessa, MI — Jason Meyers had been close to winning in each of his last two visits to I-96 Speedway in Michigan leading into Saturday night’s event. He also had been close to winning a couple times over the last week in World of Outlaws action. After picking up his second win of the [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Briscoe Wins Pole At Milwaukee Mile
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
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Team Penske’s Ryan Briscoe will attempt to defend his title in the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225 Sunday from the best seat inside open-wheel racing’s venerable old house.
Briscoe qualified on-pole with a record-setting four-lap average of 1 minute, 26.7966 seconds/168.394 mph around The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wis., Saturday afternoon. Briscoe [...]

Sat, 05/30/09 – 19:40 | Comments Off
New Day Dawns For Earnhardt Jr. at Dover
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
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Dover, Del. – As the sun struggled to pierce through a heavy cloud cover over the 1-mile Dover International Speedway early today, Brian Whitesell was busy going through the duties associated with his temporary role as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Whitesell will call the shots from the pit [...]

Sat, 05/30/09 – 19:23 | Comments Off
Brian Scott Wins Camping World Race
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Brian Scott held off Dennis Setzer over the final 10 laps of the Camping World Truck Series race at Dover on Saturday to get the first victory of his career in the series.
Scott took the lead when trucks in front of him pitted during a caution that came out with 15 laps to go.
Kyle Busch, [...]

Sat, 05/30/09 – 19:20 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins At Dover
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Brad Keselowski went from third to first in the first turn of the penultimate lap on a green-white-checkered restart, and scored the win in Saturday’s Heluva! Good 200 Nationwide race. 
Polesitter Joey Logano and his teammate Kyle Busch had dominated the event until the final restart, and were one two, when Busch, who was the race [...]

Sat, 05/30/09 – 16:09 | Comments Off
Slick Track Makes For Trouble at Summer Nationals
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – Following Satuday’s qualification runs for Sunday’s NHRA O’Reilly Summer Nationals, it became pretty apparent that track records at Heartland Park Topeka are in zero jeopardy this weekend.
Heck, an inexplicably slippery track made just making a run of any kind at Heartland all but impossible Saturday.
And that is [...]

Sat, 05/30/09 – 16:09 | Comments Off
Force’s Biggest Victory Is 1-Year-Old
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Topeka, Kan. – John Force was scared when arrived at Heartland Park Topeka for last year’s O’Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals.
Not because of the horrific accidents that had killed one of his young drivers and nearly killed Force himself.
No, Force was not fearing for his life when he arrived at Heartland. [...]

Sat, 05/30/09 – 15:39 | Comments Off