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Matt Kenseth, with a lap at 128.632 mph (14.917 seconds), earned the 14th pole of his career on Friday when he was fastest at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Kenseth edged Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski (128.442 mph) by .022 seconds.
Carl Edwards (128.322 mph) qualified third while Kevin Harvick (128.211 mph)  was fourth.
Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano (who was fastest in […]

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Lasoski Picks up 4th Win of 2009
Beaver Dam, WI — Danny Lasoski has won at countless tracks from coast-to-coast with the World of Outlaws in his career, but one track missing from that list was Charter Raceway Park in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. That all changed on Saturday night, as the 2001 World of Outlaws champion took the $10,000 victory at the […]

Sun, 07/12/09 – 6:00 | Comments Off
Race Day: Gordon Committed Serious Error At Chicago in 2005
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Joliet, Ill. – Jeff Gordon has something to prove in Chicago. A pride thing. Capital “P”, too. Chicago is the site of one of the biggest mistakes Gordon has made during his racing career and by golly, he wants a chance to make amends.
Unfortunately for the four-time Sprint Cup champion, […]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 22:21 | Comments Off
Franchitti Grabs Pole In Toronto
Dario Franchitti will be starting from a familiar spot for the Honda Indy Toronto.
Franchitti, who started on the pole on the streets of Toronto as a rookie in 1997, posted a quick lap on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn circuit to top the Firestone Fast Six session for the 85-lap race July 12.
“The car was good out […]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 16:24 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Chicago
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Watching the 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action here as he goes Flag to Flag from Chicago.

Sat, 07/11/09 – 15:58 | 46 Comments
Record Falls in Mile-High Qualifying
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Brute horsepower finally broke down one of the last remaining barriers in NHRA Pro Stock drag racing Friday night, when Greg Anderson led a parade of three drivers to crack the 6-second barrier during qualifying for the 30th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals.
Anderson, a three-time Pro Stock champion, became the first […]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 11:18 | One Comment
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland Speedway

RacinToday’s exclusive video of the sights and sounds of Sprint Cup action at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by

Sat, 07/11/09 – 7:15 | Comments Off
Eury Back In Garages Sans Bitterness
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Joliet, Ill. – In his final months as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Eury Jr. wore the look of a beaten man. No secret as to why. He was pounded into a light, flaky dough by people who demanded that somebody other than Earnhardt be blamed for Earnhardt’s […]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Logano Holds Off Busch To Get Nationwide Win
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Joliet, Ill. – It was all Joe Gibbs Racing almost all of the time in Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
JGR driver Joey Logano won the Dollar General 300 and teammate Kyle Busch finished second. Between them, they dominated the laps-led stat.
The victory was third of the season […]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 21:29 | 2 Comments
Edwards On Nationwide Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Joliet, Ill. – Carl Edwards will kick up his quest to deprive Kyle Busch of the 2009 Nationwide Series championship with a pole-position start in Friday night’s race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Edwards won the pole by posting a lap at 176.956 mph in the rain-delayed Friday afternoon qualifying session.
It was the […]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 16:23 | Comments Off
Tony George Issues Statement on Future
The following is a statement by Tony George in response to the June 30th announcement by the Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that a new management team comprised of veteran IMS executives W. Curtis Brighton and Jeffrey G. Belskus will head the Hulman-George companies, effective July 1.
“Nearly 20 […]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 10:44 | Comments Off