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It took only eight minutes during the first of three rounds of knockout qualifying Saturday for the track record to start falling at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The rewriting began when Verizon IndyCar Series veteran Tony Kanaan logged a lap in 1 minute, 06.7442-seconds around on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn street circuit. During the […]

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Sun Trust And The Axe Win In Daytona
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Max Angelelli closed the door on a late-race charge by Alex Gurney to win the Grand-Am Rolex Series race at Daytona for the Sun Trust Racing team by 0.270 seconds.
Known as “Max the Axe,” the Italian driver held his advantage in the infield by shutting down […]

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:15 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Daytona
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Watching the Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action here as he blogs Flag to Flag from Daytona!

Sat, 07/4/09 – 17:00 | 51 Comments
Injured Meira And Foyt Set To Reunite At Watkins Glen
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
A.J. Foyt Racing is anticipating a pair of morale boosters this weekend, when the IndyCar Series visits Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International  for the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen.
Substitute driver Ryan Hunter-Reay returns as defending champion, although the 28-year-old American won last year’s event while racing for Rahal Letterman […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 21:36 | 2 Comments
Bowyer Nabs Nationwide Victory
Clint Bowyer won Friday night’s Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway as he had the lead when a wreck occurred after a green-white-checkered restart.
Kyle Busch finished second and Joey Logano was third.
Carl Edwards, who started on the outside next to Bowyer on the final restart, had edged ahead of Bowyer just […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Grand-Am To Make Grand Matinee Debut
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent 
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The summer sports car race at the Daytona International Speedway for many years ran at midnight on July 4,  a road racing tradition that got pushed aside with the rising popularity of NASCAR. On Saturday, the sports car drivers of the Grand-Am Rolex Series are hoping […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off
Mayfield Leads The Field In Daytona Garage Talk
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The temporarily reinstated Jeremy Mayfield isn’t among the entries for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, but he dominated the discussions between drivers and the media.
Most drivers said they wouldn’t be hesitant to race against him whenever he returns to competition, but there were […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 17:44 | Comments Off
Bowyer Claims Nationwide Pole
Clint Bowyer will be on the pole for Saturday night’s Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Bowyer, driving a Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, posted a lap at 180.701 mph in qualifying to get the pole.
Starting second will be David Ragan in a Roush Fenway Ford. His speed was 180.133 mph.
Kevin Harvick, […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 17:30 | Comments Off
Rain Puts Stewart On Daytona Pole
Qualifying for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway has been canceled because of rain.
That means that the field will be set by owner points.
Tony Stewart will start the race from the pole. On the outside of the first row will be Jeff Gordon.
The second row of the starting grid for […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 16:48 | Comments Off
Woody: Drug Testing Kicked Up By NASCAR
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
NASCAR reportedly has altered its drug-testing procedure – going to a longer, more detailed process – after Jeremy Mayfield claimed his test results were flawed and inaccurate.
Kasey Kahne told reporters during a Thursday press conference at Daytona International Speedway that what used to be a relatively speedy 5- to 10-minute […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 13:00 | One Comment
Restarts Could Turn Up Heat In Daytona
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Some old NASCAR rules and a new one will be put to the test this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
This weekend’s race are the first to be run on a restrictor-plate track using the new double-file restart format. From what most drivers say, the difference between […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off