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Kyle Busch’s incredible from-operating-table-to-Victory Lane run continued Saturday when he won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway.
The start at Pocono Saturday was his first in a truck since returning from the Feb. 21 accident at Daytona that resulted in broken bones in his legs and kept him out of cockpits for […]

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Race Day: Gordon Committed Serious Error At Chicago in 2005
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Jeff Gordon has something to prove in Chicago. A pride thing. Capital “P”, too. Chicago is the site of one of the biggest mistakes Gordon has made during his racing career and by golly, he wants a chance to make amends.
Unfortunately for the four-time Sprint Cup champion, […]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 22:21 | Comments Off on Race Day: Gordon Committed Serious Error At Chicago in 2005
Franchitti Grabs Pole In Toronto
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Dario Franchitti will be starting from a familiar spot for the Honda Indy Toronto.
Franchitti, who started on the pole on the streets of Toronto as a rookie in 1997, posted a quick lap on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn circuit to top the Firestone Fast Six session for the 85-lap race July 12.
“The car was good out […]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 16:24 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Chicago
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Watching the LifeLock.com 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action here as he goes Flag to Flag from Chicago.

Sat, 07/11/09 – 15:58 | 46 Comments
Record Falls in Mile-High Qualifying
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brute horsepower finally broke down one of the last remaining barriers in NHRA Pro Stock drag racing Friday night, when Greg Anderson led a parade of three drivers to crack the 6-second barrier during qualifying for the 30th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals.
Anderson, a three-time Pro Stock champion, became the first […]

Sat, 07/11/09 – 11:18 | One Comment
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland Speedway
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RacinToday’s exclusive video of the sights and sounds of Sprint Cup action at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by reallyreallybig.com)

Sat, 07/11/09 – 7:15 | Comments Off on NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland Speedway
Eury Back In Garages Sans Bitterness
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – In his final months as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Eury Jr. wore the look of a beaten man. No secret as to why. He was pounded into a light, flaky dough by people who demanded that somebody other than Earnhardt be blamed for Earnhardt’s […]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off on Eury Back In Garages Sans Bitterness
Logano Holds Off Busch To Get Nationwide Win
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – It was all Joe Gibbs Racing almost all of the time in Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
JGR driver Joey Logano won the Dollar General 300 and teammate Kyle Busch finished second. Between them, they dominated the laps-led stat.
The victory was third of the season […]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 21:29 | 2 Comments
Edwards On Nationwide Pole
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Carl Edwards will kick up his quest to deprive Kyle Busch of the 2009 Nationwide Series championship with a pole-position start in Friday night’s race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Edwards won the pole by posting a lap at 176.956 mph in the rain-delayed Friday afternoon qualifying session.
It was the […]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 16:23 | Comments Off on Edwards On Nationwide Pole
Tony George Issues Statement on Future
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The following is a statement by Tony George in response to the June 30th announcement by the Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that a new management team comprised of veteran IMS executives W. Curtis Brighton and Jeffrey G. Belskus will head the Hulman-George companies, effective July 1.
“Nearly 20 […]

Fri, 07/10/09 – 10:44 | Comments Off on Tony George Issues Statement on Future
Nationwide Series at Chicagoland
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RacinToday.com’s exclusive video  of Thursday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series action from Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by reallyreallybig.com)

Fri, 07/10/09 – 10:44 | One Comment