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Kyle Larson won Wednesday night’s fourth annual Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Eldora Speedway.
“It means a lot, especially losing the way I did the two years I ran,” Larson said.
Christopher Bell finished second and Rico Abreu third.
To get the victory, Larson had to overcome a bit of adversity.
“We got […]

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Gordon Exploring Ownership Of Land In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Jeff Gordon’s comfort level has grown exponentially during the last calendar year at Texas Motor Speedway, a personal purgatory for much of his stellar Sprint Cup Series career.
Gordon qualified on-pole Friday afternoon for Sunday’s Dickies 500, extending a streak that has seen him claim at least one […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 21:22 | One Comment
Kenseth Claims Nationwide Pole
Matt Kenseth on Friday won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway by turning a lap at 187.201 mph.
Right behind Kenseth was his Roush Fenway Racing teammate, David Ragan, who had a lap at 186.548 mph.
Jason Leffler was third, Kasey Kahne fourth and Kevin Harvick fifth.
Series points-leader Kyle Busch was […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 20:11 | Comments Off on Kenseth Claims Nationwide Pole

Brooklyn, Mich.­— Viva Las Vegas! As Michigan International Speedway’s renewal deadline approaches Friday, fans have the opportunity to renew their tickets and camping to win an experience of a lifetime.
One lucky winner who renews for the 2010 season at MIS will win a trip for two to the NASCAR Sprint Cup awards ceremony in Michigan […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Fans Have Opportunity to Win at MIS
Drivers Put Out Welcome-Danica Mat
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – If you are already weary of keeping up with the latest Danica Patrick-to-NASCAR buzz, imagine how an established Sprint Cup Series star feels.
For instance, Carl Edwards, who didn’t sugar-coat his opinion about Danica’s reported contract negotiations with JR Motorsports, the Nationwide Series team owned by Cup […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 19:38 | One Comment
Hornaday Is Third-Quarter DOTY Winner

By Lewis Franck
Driver of the Year Award
A fierce competitor in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck series, Ron Hornaday, Jr. looked a little stunned when he saw the trophy that went along with his election as Driver of the Year 3rd Qtr. 2009.
Many times the trucks race as a support series to NASCAR’s senior circuit, the Sprint […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 19:28 | Comments Off on Hornaday Is Third-Quarter DOTY Winner
Texas Notes: Stewart Bored? Not Really
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Despite being caught on ABC’s coverage of the AMP Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway telling his team he was having trouble staying awake during Sunday’s race as the field ran in single-file formation, Tony Stewart contends that last weekend’s restrictor plate event was entertaining.
“It wasn’t a boring […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 19:02 | Comments Off on Texas Notes: Stewart Bored? Not Really
Newman Reflects on Crash, Tragedy
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Fort Worth, Texas – Ryan Newman’s continued concern over his latest wild ride at Talladega Superspeedway has been mitigated by Thursday’s deadly shooting rampage at Fort Hood, an Army base with ties to Newman’s NASCAR Sprint Cup team…and his heartstrings.
Newman is nearing completion of his first year as driver of the No. 39 Haas Automation […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 18:11 | Comments Off on Newman Reflects on Crash, Tragedy
Richard Childress Racing has partnered with Zaxby’s, a southeast favorite for Buffalo wings and chicken fingers, to be the primary sponsor for a NASCAR Nationwide Series team in 2010 with John Wes Townley as their driver.
The fast-casual restaurant chain includes more than 410 restaurants throughout the Southeast.
Townley, 19, is completing his first full season of […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Townley Heads To RCR
NHRA Notes: Massey Amasses Points
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The operative term in boxing is “stealing a round” – a flurry of punches fired-off during the final 10 or so seconds to impress the ringside judges right before they mark their scorecards.
Similarly, Top Fuel rookie Spencer Massey scored big style points in his bid for the 2009 Auto Club Road to the Future Award […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 16:52 | 2 Comments
Fantasy Racing: Texas
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Dickies 500
Texas Motor Speedway
Sunday, November 8, 4:00 ET, ABC
Race Facts: Matt Kenseth—not surprising—is the worst qualifier to win at Texas. He qualified 31st in 2000… Last year’s race had the fewest cautions in TMS history with five. I have my doubts that we’ll break that record this year (wink wink)… There were also 40 […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 12:00 | Comments Off on Fantasy Racing: Texas