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Tony Pedregon says his move from NHRA Funny Car owner/driver to FOX Sports color analyst has been all about timing, and a guy named Jeff.
“My biggest problem is I decided to get out of the seat and Jeff Gordon did the same thing,” Pedregon joked during a recent interview. “So, many of you didn’t hear […]

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GAINSCO Drivers Gain Another Grand-Am Win
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney shared a car that was “crazy-fast” this weekend at Miller Motorsport Park, where the GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing twins moved three points closer to a second Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype championship.
Fogarty and Gurney capped a near-dominant weekend that began on-pole with their fourth […]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off on GAINSCO Drivers Gain Another Grand-Am Win
Joey Saldana Wins Thriller at Deer Creek
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Joey Saldana came out on the short end of a late race battle just a few days ago at Clay County Fair Speedway losing the lead on the final lap to Jason Meyers and he made up for that on Saturday night in the Sprint for a Cure Summer Clash at Deer Creek Speedway in […]

Sun, 09/20/09 – 1:00 | One Comment
Harris: Open-Wheel Rivals Chasing Each Other In Cup
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By Mike Harris | Senior Correspondent
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Team owners Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi each have a chance to do something this year that they’ve never done before – win a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.
It’s something of a mystery why these two behemoths of open-wheel racing have had so little real success in the stock car sport.
You […]

Sat, 09/19/09 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Harris: Open-Wheel Rivals Chasing Each Other In Cup
Busch Wins Truck Race; Hornaday Angers Boss
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Kyle Busch held off Kevin Harvick Inc. teammates Ron Hornaday Jr. and Kevin Harvick to win Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The victory was the fifth of the season for Busch.
And he had to be laughing about what he saw in his rear-view mirror.
Behind him late in the race were […]

Sat, 09/19/09 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Truck Race; Hornaday Angers Boss
Dixon Jumps To The Top In Top Fuel
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Concord, N.C. – It was cloudy, relatively cool and it seemed the conditions at the zMAX Dragway were pretty darn good for Friday’s first two rounds of qualifying for the NHRA Carolina Nationals.
But, warned Top Fuel driver Antron Brown, the conditions were not perfect so he did not expect that […]

Sat, 09/19/09 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Dixon Jumps To The Top In Top Fuel
Briscoe Spins, Dixon Wins To Take Point Lead In Japan
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Motegi, Japan – A spin by championship leader Ryan Briscoe on the pit road opened the door to IndyCar championship contenders Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti, who gladly obliged by finishing one-two at the Twin Ring Motegi.
Race winner Dixon and Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Franchitti moved up to one-two in […]

Sat, 09/19/09 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Briscoe Spins, Dixon Wins To Take Point Lead In Japan
Woody: NASCAR – Do You Know Where Your Star Is?
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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He’s lean and lanky with scruffy chin-whiskers. Usually surrounded by a throng of panting fans. Answers to the name of “Junior.”
If you spot him, please call NASCAR immediately. It’s worried sick.
Even if Dale Earnhardt Jr., turns up, it’s too late in terms of the championship. The Chase kicks off Sunday […]

Sat, 09/19/09 – 11:00 | 2 Comments
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Jon Fogarty’s  career qualifying prowess officially is fodder for the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series record book.
Fogarty became the all-time Daytona Prototype pole-winner Friday at Miller Motorsports Park, where he earned his 13th career pole and a series-high fifth of the season during qualifying for Saturday’s Utah 250.
The 11th and penultimate event on the 2009 […]

Sat, 09/19/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Fogarty Earns Pole, Place in History In Utah
Johnson Considered The Man By His Fellow Chase Drivers
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The legend of Jimmie Johnson, three-time and reigning NASCAR champion, is looming XXX Large over the 2009 Chase for the Sprint Cup.
That was evident during Chase Media Day in New York City, where four of 12 drivers eligible for the championship served up plenty of props to Johnson during a […]

Fri, 09/18/09 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Johnson Considered The Man By His Fellow Chase Drivers
Cruz Pedregon Not Rolling Over
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Concord, N.C. – No pressure, nothing to prove and no revenge motive. That’s what Cruz Pedregon said Friday night after grabbing the provisional No. 1 qualifying spot in Funny Car competition at the NHRA Carolinas Nationals.
His motivation on Friday, and will be for the rest of the season, Pedregon said, […]

Fri, 09/18/09 – 19:00 | Comments Off on Cruz Pedregon Not Rolling Over