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Tony Schumacher name-dropped his way into the Gainesville Raceway record book Sunday as winningest NHRA Top Fuel driver in the history of the famed Florida facility.
Schumacher’s victory over Don Schumacher Racing teammate Antron Brown in the final of the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals was the fifth for “The Sarge,” an eight-time world […]

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TRG, RCR To Hook Up
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TRG Motorsports on Wednesday announced a strategic alliance with Richard Childress Racing for its 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup program.
Under the agreement, RCR will provide cars, chassis repairs and testing resources for TRG’s Sprint Cup Series operations. Also, TRG will team with Stewart-Haas Racing for Pit Crew support to coordinate faster pit stops.
“All of these […]

Wed, 02/10/10 – 10:29 | Comments Off on TRG, RCR To Hook Up
Ashley Has Some Advice For Danica
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All eyes will be on Danica Patrick again today, when the open-wheel star is scheduled to turn her first NASCAR Nationwide Series practice laps at Daytona International Speedway.
Patrick’s stock car learning curve on the high-banked, 2.5-mile DIS trioval is being accelerated following a successful, sixth-place finish in Saturday’s ARCA season-opener. Today’s Nationwide practice will be […]

Wed, 02/10/10 – 9:54 | One Comment
Fear Drives The Sarge Onward
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Tony Schumacher concedes that his unprecedented run as NHRA Top Fuel champion now has become all about the losing.
“You know, the losing – I’m afraid to lose right now.  It’s crazy,” said Schumacher, a seven-time champion in drag racing’s premier professional class. “We’ve won six in a row.  And guess what?  It’s going to end […]

Wed, 02/10/10 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Fear Drives The Sarge Onward
Woody: Daytona Day Dreamin’ On A Winter’s Day
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Forty years ago when my sports editor told me to go to Daytona and cover the race, my reaction was, “Go where and do what?”
I had absolutely no interest in spending a week with a bunch of sun-burned beach Bubbas.
Then I glanced out the widow of my Nashville newspaper office, saw […]

Wed, 02/10/10 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Woody: Daytona Day Dreamin’ On A Winter’s Day
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Baytown, Texas – Fans planning to attend the 23rd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park in April are being offered a convenient purchasing option.
The newly announced 50/50 Payment Plan option allows consumers to buy tickets for the event, which runs from April 9-11, right now while deferring half the cost until March. […]

Tue, 02/9/10 – 16:16 | Comments Off on Houston Raceway Park Offers NHRA Payment Plan
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Fort Worth, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway will play host to its first Daytona 500 Public Watching Party on Sunday, as the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season begins its 10-month trek.
TMS president Eddie Gossage and the racetrack’s staff plan to play host to more than 500 NASCAR fans from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in the […]

Tue, 02/9/10 – 8:33 | Comments Off on TMS to Host Daytona 500 Watch Party
Woody: Surprise! Danica Can Drive
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Have you heard the news? Danica Patrick knows how to drive.
And this just in: Danica also can draw a crowd.
Judging from the reaction of some of the TV commentators and sports columnists during/following Patrick’s stock car debut Saturday at Daytona, some folks didn’t realize she had either potential.
After Patrick finished 6th in the ARCA 200 […]

Tue, 02/9/10 – 8:12 | 3 Comments
‘The Big Go-West’ Produced Big Memories
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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This was a time of cross-country road-trips, greasy spoon diners and “pit stops” wherever along America’s two-lane blacktop nature called.
Their wide-eyed to bleary-eyed adventures from Florida, Texas and Indiana transported Don Garlits, Kenny Bernstein and Bob Glidden, respectively, to the home of the National Hot Rod Association and the endless […]

Tue, 02/9/10 – 7:39 | 2 Comments
Decision Made: Danica In Nationwide Race
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Danica Patrick will make her NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in the No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet this Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, JR Motorsports general manager Kelley Earnhardt announced today.
Patrick, Earnhardt, and team officials convened Sunday following the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) event at Daytona, in which Patrick raced to a sixth-place finish in […]

Mon, 02/8/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Decision Made: Danica In Nationwide Race
Ingram: Legacy Teams Find Blue Sky
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Daytona Beach, Fla. – A big, round slice of blue sky at the top of the ramp was a welcome sight to those who came into the infield at Daytona through the Turn 4 tunnel on the first day of stock car competition last weekend – […]

Mon, 02/8/10 – 8:12 | One Comment