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Twenty-nine races removed from his NHRA Top Fuel career, J.R. Todd says he truly has the look and the feel of a nitromethane-burning Funny Car driver.
“My fire suit is dirty and my hands are dirty and I’m still driving it all over the place,” Todd said Sunday afternoon at Royal Purple Raceway. “So I’m trying […]

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Cup Notes: More Pain for Kahne
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Loudon, N.H. – Kasey Kahne did his best to shrug off his latest setback in his effort to make the 12-man field for NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
The Richard Petty Motorsports driver was the class of the field in the first half of Sunday’s Lenox 301 at New […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 18:25 | One Comment
Anderson Caps Dream Weekend
Former champion Greg Anderson raced to his first Pro Stock victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Larry Dixon, Tim Wilkerson and Matt Smith also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
In winning the […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 17:42 | 3 Comments
Mad as Hell Johnson Bumps, Runs to Victory
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Loudon, N.H. – Jimmie Johnson saw the red mist Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after Kurt Busch bumped him out of the lead with seven laps to go in the Lenox 301.
Enough is enough.
The four-time reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, often criticized for being bland and way too nice, […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 15:06 | One Comment
IndyCar Bound For New Hampshire
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Loudon, N.H. – Part of the excitement about Sunday’s announcement that the IZOD IndyCar Series will return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2011 is the memory of perhaps the greatest race in American open-wheel history.
In 1993, what was then the CART series, put on a show that still brings […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 12:19 | 2 Comments
Race Day: Is Race To The Chase A Real Deal?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Today’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 marks the beginning of the so-called Race to the Chase for the Sprint Cup Series.
And while this 10-race stretch which leads up to the real, actual Chase playoff is more marketing ploy than real, actual event (It’s kind of like what Boss’s Day is to […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 8:39 | One Comment
NASCAR Could Be Headed For Rougher Times
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Loudon, N.H. – Kurt Busch drew a big laugh Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway when he referred to Jeff Gordon as “Bulldozer.’’
Busch went on to say there are a lot of people in the garage area who want to talk with Gordon after his uncharacteristic demolition derby style of racing during last week’s race […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 8:23 | 2 Comments
Steve Kinser picked up his fourth World of Outlaws victory of the season Saturday night when he won at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.
The victory was the 556th of his career.
Kinser used a strong restart on the 12th lap to charge around Joey Saldana who had an engine going sour as the race wore […]

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Anderson On The Money In Norwalk
Greg Anderson won a $50,000 bonus by racing to victory Saturday in the K&N Horsepower Challenge, a special event for Pro Stock competitors at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
Anderson used a quicker reaction to upset the special event’s top seed, Mike Edwards. In a battle between Pontiac GXPs, Anderson crossed the finish line first […]

Sat, 06/26/10 – 18:20 | One Comment
Busch Wins, Danica Spins In Loudon
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Loudon, N.H. – Kyle Busch won again in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series, setting a record  for career laps led on the way to his victory Saturday in the New England 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
But Busch had to share the attention Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with a driver […]

Sat, 06/26/10 – 16:40 | One Comment
Frustration Mounts For Edwards And Roush
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
Loudon, N.H. – It has been a year and a half since Carl Edwards last was able to celebrate a NASCAR Sprint Cup victory.
Considering the win in the 2008 season-finale at Homestead was the 16th of his still budding career and ninth of that season, the fact that Edwards has […]

Sat, 06/26/10 – 15:15 | Comments Off on Frustration Mounts For Edwards And Roush