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Steve Torrence’s pursuit of his first NHRA Top Fuel world championship will resume in Round 5 of the Countdown to the Championship in a new Capco Contractors dragster and the full support of his family.
Forty-eight hours after smacking the concrete guard wall at Texas Motorplex in Ennis at more than 320 mph and reducing his […]

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Warren Johnson Busts Slump
Pro Stock driver Warren Johnson, the second-winningest driver in NHRA Full Throttle Series history, ended a four-year drought with his 97th career win Sunday at the 14th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway.
The other winners at the seventh event in the 23-race NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series were Tony Schumacher […]

Sun, 05/2/10 – 21:15 | Comments Off on Warren Johnson Busts Slump
Sauter Saves Truck, Day In Kansas
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Kansas City, Kan. – The Camping World Truck Series season is just five races old, but 2010’s signature moment happened Sunday at Kansas Speedway. Heck, it was so good, it may be the best thing that happens in any of NASCAR’s top three series all year.
Johnny Sauter was leading the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 with […]

Sun, 05/2/10 – 18:20 | Comments Off on Sauter Saves Truck, Day In Kansas
Steve Kinser Wins At Jackson
Steve Kinser extended his string of top-five finishes with the World of Outlaws at Jackson Speedway to seven, in impressive fashion, finding his way to Victory Lane for the third time at historic Minnesota fairgrounds facility before a huge crowd.
Kinser used a strong restart on the 18th lap to get under Joey Saldana in turns […]

Sun, 05/2/10 – 8:37 | One Comment
Backmarkers Gum Up Finish
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
Kansas City, Kan. – Dario Franchitti, who finished second in Saturday’s Road Runner Turbo 300 IndyCar Series Race, admitted that he probably wouldn’t have been able to pass Scott Dixon had he gotten close to Dixon.
But because of the heavy lapped traffic between Dixon and the rest of the field […]

Sun, 05/2/10 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Backmarkers Gum Up Finish
Kyle Busch Resurfaces Late To Win Richmond
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Kyle Busch took another bow on the eve of his birthday Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, where the then soon-to-be 21-year-old snapped a 21-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winless streak with a victory in the Heath Calhoun 400.
Busch moved around Jeff Gordon on a restart with five laps to […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 21:55 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Resurfaces Late To Win Richmond
Cory Mac On Top of Top Fuel
Cory McClenathan held off defending Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher to pick up the No. 1 qualifying spot Saturday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.
John Force, Mike Edwards and Hector Arana also will head to the eliminations from the top spots in their respective categories as qualifying came to an end at Gateway […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 21:02 | One Comment
Hornaday On Pole In Kansas
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
Kansas City, Kan. – Ron Hornaday Jr. captured the pole Saturday for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway with a lap of 169.194 mph.
Matt Crafton qualified second for Sunday’s race, but more interestingly, Johnny Sauter qualified third, which mean’s he’ll start right behind Hornaday. Hornaday spun Sauter at […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 18:13 | Comments Off on Hornaday On Pole In Kansas
It Was A Ganassi Kind Of Day In Kansas
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Kansas City, Kan. – Just prior to the start of Saturday’s IndyCar Series event, Mike Hull brushed aside the suggestion that because his Target Chip Ganassi team was racing at a place where they had won the last three races, it had to be favored this year.
Hull was wearing dark glasses at the time so […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 14:56 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Richmond
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Watching the Crown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to follow along with him as he blogs the action Flag to Flag at Richmond International Raceway.

Sat, 05/1/10 – 14:32 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Richmond
Schrader Leaps At Chance To Drive Top Truck
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Kansas City, Kan. – When Ken Schrader got a text message from Kevin Harvick a couple of weeks ago, he didn’t know what to think. The message was kind of cryptic. Harvick simply asked if Schrader was available the weekend of the Kansas City Camping World Truck Series race.
“Hell, I figured he wanted me to […]

Sat, 05/1/10 – 11:42 | One Comment