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The first winner of the Brickyard 400 became the Sprint Cup race’s latest winner when Jeff Gordon pulled away over the final 17 laps to collect one of most coveted trophies the series offers.
Gordon’s victory was his fifth in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway event ,with his first coming 21 years ago in the 1994 debut [...]

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Chad Kemenah put his name in the history books on Saturday night, as he led all 30 laps en route to winning the final World of Outlaws event at the legendary Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix. 
The victory for the 2006 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year, also marked the first World of Outlaws win for his [...]

Sun, 03/29/09 – 9:30 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag with Nick Bromberg
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Watching the Goody’s 500 today? Do you simply have to talk about it with someone? Join’s Nick Bromberg as he chats “Flag to Flag” about the Martinsville Cup race.
Nick Bromberg has written for The Kansas City Star and The Big Lead, as well as the Columbia Missourian. Nick graduated from the University of Missouri’s [...]

Sun, 03/29/09 – 9:00 | 66 Comments
Busch Brothers’ Act Is Boffo
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Martinsville, Va. – Kyle Busch was mature, friendly, engaging and cooperative Friday morning as he made his weekly appearance in front of the NASCAR media.
His performance behind the microphone wasn’t surprising, even given his past behavior in similar situations. In fact, Kevin Harvick, once one of the more vocal critics [...]

Sat, 03/28/09 – 20:15 | One Comment
Brown Leads Clean Qualifying Sweep At HRP
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
BAYTOWN, Texas – Antron Brown led a clean sweep of new No. 1 qualifiers  Saturday at Houston Raceway Park, where cooler temperatures and a dry racetrack reset the professional fields for the 22nd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals.
Brown drove his Matco Tools Dragster to a 3.819-second run at 316.75 mph [...]

Sat, 03/28/09 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 Postponed
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 The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway has been postponed due to rain. The race will be run Monday at 12 p.m. (eastern)  and will air on SPEED, MRN and Sirius Satellite Radio. Tickets for the race will be honored Monday. The gates will open at 9 a.m (eastern).

Sat, 03/28/09 – 14:49 | Comments Off
Marco Andretti Eyes Two Prizes
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Win the Indianapolis 500. Win the IndyCar Series championship.
That formula worked for Dario Franchitti in 2007 and Scott Dixon in 2008, and Marco Andretti has been taking notes. Asked to outline his goals for the 2009 season, the third generation open-wheel star said he basically wants it all _ beginning [...]

Sat, 03/28/09 – 12:45 | One Comment
Analysis: Thoughts On Martinsville
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Tony Stewart has always been big on thinking. When it comes to racing, Stewart is huge on thinking. Some say that Stewart should do less talking, but hey, what good is thinking if you can’t verbalize those thoughts.
Anyway, Stewart has obviously done some thinking about race tracks. About their   [...]

Sat, 03/28/09 – 9:25 | One Comment
Cory Mac On Top in Houston
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Cory McClenathan impressed himself, and topped the Top Fuel field, when he grabbed the provisional No. 1 spot during the rain-plagued opening day of qualifications for the 22nd annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park.

Qualifying in four professional classes was limited to a single session, as a rain [...]

Sat, 03/28/09 – 9:15 | Comments Off
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A  softer, alternate Firestone Racing tire compound promises to add to the strategy mix during the IndyCar Series’ seven road/street course events in 2009. 
Known as “reds” because of their bright red sidewalls, the alternate tires are identical in body construction to the primary Firestone Firehawk racing slicks. However, the alternates feature a softer tread compound [...]

Sat, 03/28/09 – 9:12 | Comments Off
On The Track: Rick Minter
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Fri, 03/27/09 – 21:55 | Comments Off