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“Fast” Jack Beckman emerged as last man standing in pursuit of sweeping the NHRA’s 2015 Western Swing Sunday, when he polished-off a near-perfect weekend with a Funny Car victory in the 28th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Beckman trailered Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tommy Johnson Jr. in the final at Sonoma Raceway to keep alive his bid […]

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There’s A New Marlin Taking To The Race Track
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Sporting the red No. 711 that her grandfather made famous in the 1960’s, and with her two-time Daytona 500 champion dad coaching her over her radio headset, Sutherlin Marlin chased down her destiny Saturday night.
Sutherlin, 19, finished 8th in a 40-lap Supertruck feature at Fairgrounds Speedway, the track […]

Tue, 07/21/09 – 9:49 | 4 Comments
Drivers Taking Road Tests In Georgia
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Braselton, Ga. – A dozen NASCAR haulers rolled into Road Atlanta early today as preparations began in earnest for next month’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series stops at Watkins Glen International.
Drivers from Roush Fenway Racing, Penske Racing, Robby Gordon Motorsports, Michael Waltrip Racing, Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, JTG Daugherty Racing and RAB […]

Tue, 07/21/09 – 9:45 | One Comment
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It was announced Monday that Joie Chitwood III will step down as president and chief operating officer of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and join the International Speedway Corp. as vice president of business operations.
In addition, ISC announced W. Grant Lynch Jr. will become Chairman of Talladega Superspeedway and Vice President, ISC Strategic Projects.
Chitwood, 40, will lead […]

Mon, 07/20/09 – 17:30 | Comments Off on Indy Speedway Boss To Step Down
Pedley: Mayfield Keeps Firing Back
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A colleague of mine is having a real hard time negotiating his way through this whole Jeremy Mayfield thing. How in the world, this colleague wonders, can a person as guilty as NASCAR says Mayfield is, go to such extreme lengths to defend himself?
My answer to this anonymous colleague (let’s […]

Mon, 07/20/09 – 12:15 | 4 Comments
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Talladega, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway will be welcoming race fans to the track on Sept. 20 for a Fan Appreciation Day. This event is open to the public and free of charge.  Events for the day include lunch, photo opportunities, live music, games and more.

Ticket buyers to either of the two NASCAR […]

Mon, 07/20/09 – 12:15 | One Comment
Top Fueler Antron Brown Still Best In West
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Antron Brown kept alive his hopes of a rare Western Swing sweep with a Top Fuel victory Sunday at the 22nd annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways outside of Seattle. Tim Wilkerson and Mike Edwards scored in Funny Car and Pro Stock, respectively, to end a couple of respective droughts.
With a victory next weekend […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 20:28 | Comments Off on Top Fueler Antron Brown Still Best In West
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Nobuhiro Tajima rolls on at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as the Japanese driver won the Race to the Clouds for the fourth straight time.
While Tajima took top honors he fell short in his bid to break the 10-minute barrier in the event as he finished with a time of 10:15.368.
Two-time European world rally […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 20:20 | Comments Off on Tajima King Of The Hill Climb Again
Sturbin: Danger, History Collide In ‘Race To The Clouds’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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In the spirit of Parnelli Jones, world-class rally aces Marcus Grönholm and Andreas Eriksson will scale Pikes Peak Sunday determined to crack the elusive 10-minute barrier.
Jones, one of America’s most versatile drivers, won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 1963 and 1964 in a Mercury Marauder set up as […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 17:21 | One Comment
Gurney, Gainsco Enjoy Trip To Barber
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Alex Gurney held off Scott Pruett after a restart with 20 minutes to go to win the Daytona Prototype portion of the Porsche 250 Rolex Grand-Am Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. Sunday.
The victory gave Gurney and his Bob Stallings-owned operation a tie for the series points lead. It was the team’s […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Gurney, Gainsco Enjoy Trip To Barber
Schatz Crowned At Kings Royal
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Donny Schatz knows how to impress the boss. With team owner Tony Stewart looking on, Schatz won the mighty Kings Royal World of Outlaws race at Eldora Speedway in Ohio Saturday night.
And when he was handed the $50,000 check for his victory, it was signed by Stewart, who also owns Eldora.
“It’s big,” said Schatz. “This […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Schatz Crowned At Kings Royal