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Johnny Sauter held off Justin Haley by .098 seconds to win Friday night’s season-opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Sauter took the lead from pole winner David Gilliland on Lap 92 of 100 and stayed out front the rest of the way. The victory was Sauter’s third at Daytona and 18th […]

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Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen
Scott Pruett shattered the Watkins Glen International track record Friday to capture the pole position for Saturday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series
Pruett ran a lap of 1:40.562 (121.716 mph) in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley, and will join Jon Fogarty on the front row when the green flag waves […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 17:09 | Comments Off on Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen
Kyle Busch On Pocono Pole

Kyle Busch captured the pole for Sunday’s Pocono 500 at Pocono Raceway when he turned a lap at 169.485 mph in Sprint Cup qualifying Friday afternoon.
The pole was the second of the season for Busch, who is second in series points, 29 behind Kevin Harvick. His other pole came at Richmond International Raceway on May […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 16:27 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch On Pocono Pole
Burton Talks About Kyle Busch
Jeff Burton met with the media on Friday for the first time since his confrontation with Kyle Busch in the pits at Charlotte Motor Speedway last Sunday.
Here is an excerpt from Burton’s press conference:

Fri, 06/4/10 – 15:48 | One Comment
Dixon Off To Fast Start In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe – two of the three drivers who participated in an IZOD IndyCar Series test at Texas Motor Speedway last month – belatedly were rewarded for their labor Friday afternoon.
Dixon and Briscoe stood 1-2 atop the speed chart following the opening practice […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 15:22 | Comments Off on Dixon Off To Fast Start In Texas
HAMPTON, Ga.– Atlanta Motor Speedway has added a 150-lap late-model race and pre-race concert with Drivin’ N Cryin’ to Friday, Sept. 3 as part of the track’s Labor Day NASCAR night racing weekend.
The event will feature a 150-lap format on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s quarter-mile “Thunder Ring” and is sanctioned by the Southern Superstars Short Track […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 7:40 | Comments Off on AMS Adds to Race Weekend Events
Woody: Kenny Wallace Is A Gush Of Fresh Air
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Nashville – I’d forgotten how much fun it can be to talk to a NASCAR driver who seems to enjoy the company, and how simple and easy it is when you don’t have to hack your way through layers of PR guardians.
I got a reminder the other day when Kenny Wallace […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 7:16 | One Comment
Brooke Tatnell  wired the field at Knoxville Raceway and held off a very hard charging Jason Meyers and Sammy Swindell at the end of the 25-lapper to score his first World of Outlaws win since 2008 and make up for his near miss at Knoxville two years ago.
Tatnell got the jump at the start to […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 6:48 | Comments Off on Tatnell Goes Distance In Knoxville
Dillon Earns First Truck Pole
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Austin Dillon stamped his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Texas Motor Speedway as memorable, qualifying on-pole for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400k in Fort Worth.
Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Remington/Tracker Boats Chevrolet Silverado, toured the 1.5-mile TMS quadoval […]

Thu, 06/3/10 – 20:10 | Comments Off on Dillon Earns First Truck Pole
Scheckter Fills In For Conway
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Tomas Scheckter, a former IZOD IndyCar Series pole and race-winner at Texas Motor Speedway, will replace Mike Conway in Dreyer & Reinbold Racing’s No. 24 Roll Coater entry during Saturday night’s Firestone 550k.
Conway is recovering from multiple leg and back injuries suffered during a spectacular last-lap crash involving […]

Thu, 06/3/10 – 19:25 | Comments Off on Scheckter Fills In For Conway
Franchitti Says He’s Not In Jim Clark’s Class
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – His second Indianapolis 500 victory has qualified Dario Franchitti for “Legend of the Brickyard” status.
Then again, maybe not so fast. Franchitti became only the eighth driver in the 94-year history of the race to record at least two wins in the Memorial Weekend classic, a list […]

Thu, 06/3/10 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Franchitti Says He’s Not In Jim Clark’s Class