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The co-driving trio of Pipo Derani, Nicolas Lapierre and Johannes van Overbeek piloted the No. 22 Tequila Patrón ESM Nissan DPi to the over all victory in Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring race.

Winning in the GT classes were the Porsche 911 GT driven by Nick Tandy, Patrick Pilet and Frederic Makowiecki in GT Le […]

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Hight Stays Hot In Funny Car
Funny Car driver Robert Hight continued his streak of success as he took the provisional No. 1 qualifier as rain shortened Friday qualifying to just one session at the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill.
Larry Dixon, Mike Edwards and Craig Treble also took the provisional top spots in […]

Sat, 06/5/10 – 7:39 | Comments Off on Hight Stays Hot In Funny Car
Todd Bodine Stands Tall In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Todd Bodine says NASCAR’s 1.5-mile layouts fit his hang-it-out racing style. And on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway, Bodine definitely was stylin.’
Bodine embellished his resume as winningest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver at TMS with an overtime victory in the WinStar World Casino 400k. […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 22:49 | One Comment
Briscoe Hopes Texas Pole Turns Season
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Less than a week removed from a wall-banging exit in the Indianapolis 500, Ryan Briscoe will start Saturday night’s Firestone 550k with a renewed purpose.
“I feel like I need to get this championship started,” Briscoe declared after qualifying on-pole Friday afternoon for Round 7 of the […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 19:27 | One Comment
Nationwide Point Standings About To Scramble
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Gladeville, Tenn. – Come late Saturday night, look for the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver standings to experience a major shakeup about the same time the Grand Ole Opry closes up shop across town for the umpteenth time.
Four of the top 10 drivers in NASCAR’s junior circuit will skip Saturday evening’s […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 18:41 | 2 Comments
Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen
Scott Pruett shattered the Watkins Glen International track record Friday to capture the pole position for Saturday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series
Pruett ran a lap of 1:40.562 (121.716 mph) in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley, and will join Jon Fogarty on the front row when the green flag waves […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 17:09 | Comments Off on Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen
Kyle Busch On Pocono Pole

Kyle Busch captured the pole for Sunday’s Pocono 500 at Pocono Raceway when he turned a lap at 169.485 mph in Sprint Cup qualifying Friday afternoon.
The pole was the second of the season for Busch, who is second in series points, 29 behind Kevin Harvick. His other pole came at Richmond International Raceway on May […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 16:27 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch On Pocono Pole
Burton Talks About Kyle Busch
Jeff Burton met with the media on Friday for the first time since his confrontation with Kyle Busch in the pits at Charlotte Motor Speedway last Sunday.
Here is an excerpt from Burton’s press conference:

Fri, 06/4/10 – 15:48 | One Comment
Dixon Off To Fast Start In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe – two of the three drivers who participated in an IZOD IndyCar Series test at Texas Motor Speedway last month – belatedly were rewarded for their labor Friday afternoon.
Dixon and Briscoe stood 1-2 atop the speed chart following the opening practice […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 15:22 | Comments Off on Dixon Off To Fast Start In Texas
HAMPTON, Ga.– Atlanta Motor Speedway has added a 150-lap late-model race and pre-race concert with Drivin’ N Cryin’ to Friday, Sept. 3 as part of the track’s Labor Day NASCAR night racing weekend.
The event will feature a 150-lap format on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s quarter-mile “Thunder Ring” and is sanctioned by the Southern Superstars Short Track […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 7:40 | Comments Off on AMS Adds to Race Weekend Events
Woody: Kenny Wallace Is A Gush Of Fresh Air
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Nashville – I’d forgotten how much fun it can be to talk to a NASCAR driver who seems to enjoy the company, and how simple and easy it is when you don’t have to hack your way through layers of PR guardians.
I got a reminder the other day when Kenny Wallace […]

Fri, 06/4/10 – 7:16 | One Comment