Sun, 16/09/18 – 20:19 | No Comment

Brad Keselowski arrived in Las Vegas for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race hot. He left even hotter.
The Team Penske driver won for the third straight week as he streaked away from the field on an overtime restart in the opening race of the 10-race, 16-driver playoffs.
“To start off the playoffs with a win is really strong,” […]

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Harvick On NNS Pole
Kevin Harvick on Friday afternoon won the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Harvick’s fast lap was at 123.990 mph.
Second fastest was Clint Bowyer, Harvick’s Sprint Cup teammate at Richard Childress Racing.
Bowyer turned a fast lap at 123.88 7 mph.
Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing, the series points leader, qualified third fastest.
Right […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 16:13 | Comments Off on Harvick On NNS Pole
Pedley: IndyCar Schedule Announcement Was A Biggie
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Virtually all public announcements in motor sports are billed as big. Very few of them turn out to be more than mildly significant. There was one Friday, however, that was big and it will affect the oldest major racing series in North America.
The Indy Racing League held a press conference on Friday in Milwaukee. […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 14:04 | One Comment
IndyCar Unveils Reshuffled Schedule

The IZOD IndyCar Series unveiled its 2011 schedule on Friday and it adds a new venue, reintroduces two others and drops four others.
The announcement was made at the historic Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wis. which will return to the schedule next June.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway also is back, and the inaugural street race in […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 11:41 | Comments Off on IndyCar Unveils Reshuffled Schedule
Sammy Swindell won the Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway for the first time in 1981 and has been trying to win the famed event ever since.
The three-time World of Outlaws champion moved one step closer to that goal on Thursday night returning to Victory Lane in the opener of the three-day […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Swindell Off To Quick Gold Cup Start
Kenseth Arrives At Richmond With Lighter Load
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
It appears Clint Bowyer is going to be among the 12 drivers qualifying for NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. But that doesn’t mean Bowyer is feeling comfortable as he heads to Richmond leading 13th-place Ryan Newman by 117 points.
Matt Kenseth has first-hand knowledge of how nothing is set […]

Fri, 09/10/10 – 6:46 | Comments Off on Kenseth Arrives At Richmond With Lighter Load
NASCAR Notes: ‘Cool’ Cars At RIR
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Richmond, Va. – The NASCAR Nationwide Series’ new car made its short track debut during a six-hour test at Richmond International Raceway on Thursday.
The new vehicle, which has a distinctive showroom look on the nose and tailpiece, has already seen action at Daytona and Michigan this season.
It will be in competition for […]

Thu, 09/9/10 – 14:33 | Comments Off on NASCAR Notes: ‘Cool’ Cars At RIR
Woody: PC Police Should Get Off Bruton’s Back
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Oh for crying out loud …
Ever since Bruton Smith made a remark – granted, a snide remark – referring to Miami-Homestead as “North Cuba,” the Politically Correct Police sirens have been wailing.
They pounced on Smith’s comment, claiming it is insensitive because over 60 percent of the Miami-Dade County population is […]

Thu, 09/9/10 – 7:01 | 3 Comments
Edwards Is Having The Best Run Of His Career
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kansas City, Kan. – Carl Edwards’ eyes tightened to slits as he called up the 2010 Sprint Cup schedule inside of his head.
“Sonoma,” he said, eyes popping back open. “That was the low point. When was that?”
Well, it was this very summer. Late June. Just 10 races ago. But on […]

Thu, 09/9/10 – 6:42 | One Comment
Harris: The Chase May Live Up To Its Name This Year
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
I decided to get a jump on all the stock car pundits who will be doing their Chase forecasts next week, after the regular season ends at Richmond on Saturday night.
Heading toward the 10-race Chase for the Nextel Cup championship, it looks to me like the most wide-open title race […]

Wed, 09/8/10 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Harris: The Chase May Live Up To Its Name This Year
Woody: Kyle Has Made Todd A Tad Testy
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Todd Bodine is running away with the NASCAR Camping World Series truck championship, but despite his stellar season he has a burr under his blanket.
The burr is named Kyle Busch.
A media member got a rise out of Todd during last month’s truck race at Nashville Superspeedway when he asked if the […]

Wed, 09/8/10 – 7:10 | 3 Comments