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FORT WORTH, Texas – Brad Keselowski will continue his pursuit of a second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with team-owner Roger Penske’s blessing to be his own Bad Self.
Keselowski qualified for the eight-driver Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a dramatic victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Needing a [...]

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Zonta Surprises At New Jersey
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Wet and wild from the outset, Sunday’s Verizon Wireless 250 was a water-marked battle at New Jersey Motorsports Park, won in a stunning upset by Ricardo Zonta and Nic Jonsson in the No. 76 Krohn Racing Ford Lola.
They then quickly went to work on re-acclimating themselves to Victory Lane post-race protocol. For Zonta, this was [...]

Sun, 05/3/09 – 16:59 | Comments Off
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After enduring more than his fair share of bad luck last weekend, Donny Schatz was bound and determined to get back on track at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa on Saturday night. The three-time and defending World of Outlaws champion showed he would be the man to beat, setting fast time and then charging from the [...]

Sun, 05/3/09 – 5:45 | Comments Off
Danica Patrick Rolls To Indy On “Time”
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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IndyCar Series driver Danica Patrick continues to reap the benefits of her first victory, and her “sexy and sculpted” mainstream appeal, by checking in at No. 93 on the list of the “TIME 100: The World’s Most Influential People.” 
There were 208 nominees from various categories in the online poll. Patrick, [...]

Sun, 05/3/09 – 5:44 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents the Russ Friedman 400 Recap
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Kyle Busch claimed his third win of the season and joined Cale Yarborough as the only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to win on their birthday. Busch was also the third driver to sweep a weekend at Richmond International Raceway, winning the Nationwide Series race as well. Hear from Busch and runner-up Tony Stewart and [...]

Sat, 05/2/09 – 23:30 | Comments Off
Woody: Mark Martin A Miracle In The Making? Maybe
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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He’s up. He’s down. He’s up. He’s down.
Mark Martin’s Comeback Season reads like the diary of an elevator operator in the Empire State Building.
One minute he’s enjoying a bright and shining view from the penthouse, the next minute he plunges down into the dark parking garage where the rats squeak [...]

Sat, 05/2/09 – 17:34 | Comments Off
Penske’s Dumas On Grand-Am Pole in NJ
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Romain Dumas earned his first career Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 pole position Saturday at the 2.25-mile Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville.
Dumas, driving the No. 12 Verizon Wireless Porsche Riley for Penske Racing, made his first qualifying attempt of the 2009 season count, as [...]

Sat, 05/2/09 – 17:31 | 2 Comments
Lucas Tops In Fuel Qualifying At Gateway
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The NHRA was finally able to get in a full day racing at the O’Reilly Midwest Nationals near St. Louis Saturday and the field was set for Sunday’s eliminations.
Heading into the eliminations as top qualifiers at Gateway International Raceway are Morgan Lucas in Top Fuel, Ron Capps in Funny Car, Greg Stanfield in Pro Stock [...]

Sat, 05/2/09 – 17:30 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag:  Richmond
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Watching the Crown Royal 400 tonight?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him for all the action.

Sat, 05/2/09 – 17:00 | 54 Comments
Fantasy Racing – Russ Friedman 400
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(Disclaimer: I am going to stay away from studs like Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards and the start and parkers unless there is a compelling reason to pick them or not pick them. Otherwise, this column would be exceptionally boring with the top dogs in the “Drivers to Watch” category every week while I told [...]

Sat, 05/2/09 – 14:59 | Comments Off
Pedley: It’s Quantity vs. Quality In Sports-Car Racing
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The new Audi R15 TDI is an incredible race car. It sits hunched way-down low, looking like it is morphing into the asphalt surface of the track. From the front, its induction tunnels slant upward, making it look like it’s issuing a hungry smirk.
The Audi’s silver-gray livery, flecked with darker [...]

Sat, 05/2/09 – 14:00 | 2 Comments