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NASCAR champion Tony Stewart contends he did not see Kevin Ward Jr. walking toward his Sprint Car until seconds before the 20-year-old was struck and fatally injured during an on-track accident in Upstate New York last summer.
Stewart’s response to the wrongful death lawsuit brought earlier this month by Ward’s parents was filed Friday by attorney […]

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Gurney, Gainsco Enjoy Trip To Barber
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Alex Gurney held off Scott Pruett after a restart with 20 minutes to go to win the Daytona Prototype portion of the Porsche 250 Rolex Grand-Am Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. Sunday.
The victory gave Gurney and his Bob Stallings-owned operation a tie for the series points lead. It was the team’s […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Gurney, Gainsco Enjoy Trip To Barber
Schatz Crowned At Kings Royal
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Donny Schatz knows how to impress the boss. With team owner Tony Stewart looking on, Schatz won the mighty Kings Royal World of Outlaws race at Eldora Speedway in Ohio Saturday night.
And when he was handed the $50,000 check for his victory, it was signed by Stewart, who also owns Eldora.
“It’s big,” said Schatz. “This […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Schatz Crowned At Kings Royal
Gateway Fails To Hold Back Busch
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Obliterate the name of Gateway International Raceway from the shrinking list of places which have shut down Kyle Busch on race day. Busch conquered Gateway, which is located just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Saturday night when he won the Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 Nationwide Series […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Gateway Fails To Hold Back Busch
Hornaday Wins In Kentucky
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Ron Hornaday Jr. held off Mike Skinner in the closing laps to win the Build Ford Tough 225 at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was the third in a row for Hornaday, who drives for Kevin Harvick Inc.
The victory was also the fourth of the season for Hornaday and helped him pad his lead in the series […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 20:22 | Comments Off on Hornaday Wins In Kentucky
Nitro Leaders Hold Serve in Seattle
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Friday’s nitro qualifying leaders, Larry Dixon in Top Fuel and Tony Pedregon in Funny Car, remained atop their fields at the close of qualifying Saturday at the 22nd annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
In Pro Stock, Allen Johnson raced to the head of the Pro Stock pack with a track-record effort.
The event at Pacific Raceways near Seattle […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 19:45 | Comments Off on Nitro Leaders Hold Serve in Seattle
Pagenaud Punctures Brabham’s Bid For Win At Lime Rock
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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David Brabham’s bid to back up his Le Mans 24-hour victory was shaping up nicely at Lime Rock Park, scene of the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series. With 15 minutes to go, the Australian and his Highcroft Racing LMP1 Acura had a four-second lead over fellow Acura driver […]

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Drivers Hope To Meet Opportunity In St. Louis
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
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Madison, Ill. – Saturday evening’s Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 at Gateway International Raceway isn’t considered one of the marquee stops on the 35-race Nationwide Series schedule.
But for several drivers, this weekend’s stand-alone NASCAR event might just be the most important evening of their racing career.
Despite recording a victory at Kentucky […]

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Hornaday Tops Kentucky Qualifying
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Ron Hornaday, Jr., won the pole for Saturday evening’s Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Hornaday, driving for Kevin Harvick Inc., became the 10th different pole winner at Kentucky by claiming the top spot on the “Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers” starting grid with a 173.383-mph (31.145 seconds) […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Hornaday Tops Kentucky Qualifying
Forgarty On Pole in Grand-Am
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Jon Fogarty turned a lap of 1:21.057 (102.150 mph) in Saturday’s qualifying to capture the pole position for Sunday’s Porsche 250 presented by Legacy Credit Union at Barber Motorsports Park.
The race represents Round 8 of the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16.
The top three contenders for the Daytona […]

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McCarl Has Big Knight at Eldora
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Terry McCarl on Friday night won at the Eldora Speedway, claiming the annual Knight Before the Kings Royal.
For McCarl, it was his second World of Outlaws win of the season and the ninth of his career with the series. He started on the pole and dominated the 30-lap contest, holding a three second lead at […]

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