Tue, 18/11/14 – 16:17 | 4 Comments

ENNIS, Texas – The guys from “Fast N’ Loud” have hooked-up with a motorsport that is loud n’ fast, another expansion of the Texas brand that is all about “Blood, Sweat and Beers.”
Gas Monkey Garage partners Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman have partnered their Dallas-based business with Hennen Motorsports of Denton to field an NHRA [...]

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Sauter Sinking Roots Into the Camping World Series
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It doesn’t sound like Johnny Sauter much likes the term NASCAR nomad when applied to his driving career and that’s understandable. There can be a lot of unflattering connotations connected to that description.
And his grand plan when he decided to follow his father’s lead and become a race-car driver wasn’t [...]

Thu, 06/4/09 – 15:07 | Comments Off
NASCAR Enacts New Restart Rules
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NASCAR Thursday announced a change to its race format with the addition of “Double-File Restarts – Shootout Style” throughout each race.
Beginning with this weekend at Pocono Raceway, the first- and second-place drivers will line up side-by-side as the green flag flies for each restart.
“We’ve heard the fans loud and clear: ‘double-file restarts – shootout style’ [...]

Thu, 06/4/09 – 15:05 | Comments Off
Ickler, Sauter Pace Texas Practice
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By John Sturbin| Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Brian Ickler did his best impersonation of Kyle Busch Thursday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, topping the speed chart during the second practice for the NASCAR Camping World Series Winstar World Casino 400.
Ickler, making his fourth series start of the season, is driving the No. 51 Miccosukee [...]

Thu, 06/4/09 – 15:05 | Comments Off
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TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway officials announced today that the popular All-You-Can-Eat package for the Allison Grandstands returns for HALLOW-DEGA™ weekend, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1. The $99 package includes a reserved seat in the Allison Grandstand for the Mountain Dew 250 on Saturday, the AMP Energy 500 on Sunday, a Pre-race Pit Pass for [...]

Thu, 06/4/09 – 14:00 | Comments Off
Ickler Knows It’s Risky To Be Subbing for Rowdy
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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There are several schools of thought on the best way for up-and-coming racers to break into the upper divisions of NASCAR.
One is to start out in the Camping World Truck Series, or the Nationwide Series, in a middle-of-the-pack car or truck. The equipment generally isn’t the best, but the expectations [...]

Wed, 06/3/09 – 17:52 | Comments Off
Woody: Long Shorted, No Big Surprise There
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Perhaps the great philosopher Gomer Pyle put it best:
“Surprise! Surprise!”
And:
“Gawleeeeeee!”
Everyone who thought the National Stock Car Racing Commission might do Carl Long justice and throw out the absurdly-harsh penalties recently meted out by NASCAR, please raise your hand.
I’d like get with you later to discuss some beautiful beachfront property in [...]

Wed, 06/3/09 – 17:50 | 3 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: Pocono 500 Preview
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes on the only three-turn track on the circuit this weekend in Pennsylvania. Tops in Driver Rating at the track, Denny Hamlin tells you what it takes to get around the Tricky Triangle. Ryan Newman checks in as well, and find out who else you should pick with the top [...]

Wed, 06/3/09 – 17:50 | Comments Off
Woody: Passing Should Always Be Between Non-Consenting Adults
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer 
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It’s one for NASCAR’s Lowlights Film:
At one point during last Sunday’s race at Dover, leader Jimmie Johnson deliberately slowed down and allowed teammate Mark Martin to pass him.
Martin led the lap, “earning” five bonus points.
Then Johnson zipped back around him, reassumed the lead, and sped off to victory.
A charity pass [...]

Wed, 06/3/09 – 13:08 | 4 Comments
Rain Postpones Stewart’s Prelude
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Persistent rain has forced officials at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, to postpone the fifth annual Prelude to the Dream.  The all-star dirt late model race has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9.  A decision regarding the broadcast of the event will be made at a later date.
The wet weather made it impossible to run [...]

Wed, 06/3/09 – 13:05 | Comments Off
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San Bernardino County, Calif. – Just in time for Fathers Day and Graduation, Auto Club Speedway is now offering the Dads and Grads Ticket Package, a perfect gift for your race fan.  But you must act now, the Dads and Grads Ticket Package expires June 30th.
For only $55, the Dads and Grads Ticket Package comes [...]

Tue, 06/2/09 – 19:48 | Comments Off