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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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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
A.J. Foyt IV Back In Cockpit At Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – A.J. Foyt IV, who began his IndyCar Series career driving for his famous grandfather and namesake, will return to the cockpit of the ABC Supply-sponsored No. 14 Dallara/Honda for the Bombardier Learjet 550k night race at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend.
Foyt IV, the inaugural Firestone Indy [...]

Tue, 06/2/09 – 17:12 | One Comment
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Fort Worth, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway is preparing to launch a grassroots program this summer designed to curtail illegal street racing in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Beginning July 3, the Scion Drag-n-Brag program will transform TMS’ pit lane into an eighth-mile drag strip each Friday evening for six weeks. The program will provide a safe [...]

Tue, 06/2/09 – 17:10 | 2 Comments
Appeal in Carl Long Case Denied
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The National Stock Car Racing Commission announced Tuesday that the major penalties levied by NASCAR on the Sprint Cup team of Carl Long would stand.
Those penalties included:
* A loss of 200 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Car Owner Points; suspension from 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Events; suspension from NASCAR until August 18, 2009; [...]

Tue, 06/2/09 – 17:00 | Comments Off
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LAS VEGAS – The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is offering a substantial discount to drifting fans who purchase their tickets in advance for the July 10-11 Formula Drift event. A two-day adult ticket for the fourth annual Las Vegas Drift Nationals will cost only $20 if purchased before June 15. The regular price [...]

Tue, 06/2/09 – 17:00 | Comments Off
Junior and Lance, Now We’re Talking
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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For Dale Earnhardt Jr., Sunday’s race at Dover International Speedway must have seemed like the first day of working a new job.
There were new ways of doing things to get accustomed to, new voices replacing familiar ones, and high expectations all around.
By all accounts, his 12th-place finish earned him a [...]

Tue, 06/2/09 – 14:05 | Comments Off
Woody: Stewart Is Top Driver, Top Story Right Now
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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A lot of us thought Tony Stewart was making a big mistake when he weaned himself from Joe Gibbs and threw away the security blanket in which he’d wrapped himself for his entire NASCAR career.
We weren’t convinced he had made a wise career move by starting his own team (well, [...]

Mon, 06/1/09 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Pedley: Hendrick Mojo Strikes Again
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Last week was a tester for Hendrick Motorsports. It was a week during which NASCAR’s premier team would be assaulted from all imaginable sides. It was a week during which HMS would be scrubbed, sudsed and pounded on the rocks by anybody and everybody who has an opinion and you [...]

Mon, 06/1/09 – 17:20 | One Comment
Monday Memo: A Slow Start for Jeffrey
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In today’s Monday Memo we find:
* A lot of race fans had been wringing their hands purple as they awaited the NASCAR debut of Jeffrey Earnhardt.
The word on Earnhardt – who is the son of Kerry Earnhardt and grandson of the late Dale Earnhardt Sr. and nephew of Dale Earnhardt [...]

Mon, 06/1/09 – 10:50 | Comments Off