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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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Big Lap Earns Saldana $50K
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Joey Saldana led just the final lap on Saturday night in the finale of the 56th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif., but that netted him a thrilling $50,000 victory over Jason Sides.
Saldana ran second for the first 39 laps of the 40-lap race and used lapped traffic […]

Sun, 09/13/09 – 8:02 | One Comment
Pedley: Time For One More Teeny Tweak
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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If it’s not a unanimous opinion that the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship is a wonderful thing, then it is at least a very strong consensus. It is doing everything it is supposed to do as it adds excitement to a sport that tends to get lost when football […]

Sun, 09/13/09 – 8:00 | 16 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Recap
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Denny Hamlin went to Richmond International Raceway’s Victory Lane, but Brian Vickers was the big winner as the final driver to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Hear from both drivers and get the Chase standings, which are seeded by wins in the first 26 races.

Sun, 09/13/09 – 5:00 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Recap
Sturbin: Richmond Will Be All About Kyle Busch
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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If Kyle Busch fails to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup cut this weekend, it won’t solely be because of one sorry Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. Or even that so-so 13th-place finish the previous Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
“It’s more of the season that we’ve had […]

Sat, 09/12/09 – 17:26 | 2 Comments
Skinner Wins Wild One At Gateway
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Mike Skinner not only survived, but won the crash-filled Copart 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill. on Saturday.
Skinner got the victory by holding off Johnny Sauter on a green-white-checkered restart.
With less than 10 laps to go, Todd Bodine attempted to block Matt Crafton but instead was sent spinning […]

Sat, 09/12/09 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Skinner Wins Wild One At Gateway
Flag to Flag: Richmond
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Watching the Chevy Rock & Roll 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Catch all the action as he live blogs here, Flag to Flag, the race at Richmond.

Sat, 09/12/09 – 17:00 | 45 Comments
Race Day: They’ll Be After The Bonus, Babies
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Many eyes in the grandstands at Richmond International Raceway for tonight’s Chevy Rock & Roll 400 will be on the rumble for the final Chase berths. But in the cockpits and pits, eyes will be on what could turn out to be a fairly important prize.
Yes, the really cool guitar […]

Sat, 09/12/09 – 11:00 | One Comment
Saldana Collects Silver Dollar
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Joey Saldana didn’t lead the most laps on Friday night in the second preliminary feature of the 56th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, California, but he led the four most important ones to score the win over Jason Sides, after tracking down the leader late in the race […]

Sat, 09/12/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Saldana Collects Silver Dollar
Would A NASCAR Driver Take A Dive For The Team?
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Richmond, Va. – Would a NASCAR driver intentionally throw a race to assist a teammate?
That was a major topic of discussion on the eve of Saturday night’s Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway, which will set the field for this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Though several drivers […]

Fri, 09/11/09 – 20:43 | 3 Comments
Edwards Wins Richmond Nationwide Race
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Carl Edwards, broken foot and all, won Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Edwards, who started the race dead last, beat Kevin Harvick out of the pits on the final pit stop of the evening and pulled away on the ensuing restart with 20 laps to go, to get the victory.
Edwards cut the […]

Fri, 09/11/09 – 20:35 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins Richmond Nationwide Race