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The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

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Rookie Joey Logano Zips To His First Sprint Cup Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
It turns out that Sliced Bread can cut it in Sprint Cup.
Rookie Joey Logano got the first victory of his Sprint Cup career Sunday when he won the rain-shortened race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Logano took the lead in the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 when others opted to pit for […]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 18:57 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: LENOX Industrial Tools 301 Recap

Rookie and New England native Joey Logano became the youngest driver to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at his home track, New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Hear from Logano and Jeff Gordon, runner-up in the rain-shortened race. Plus, find out how far Gordon is behind leader Tony Stewart in the point standings

Sun, 06/28/09 – 18:56 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: LENOX Industrial Tools 301 Recap
Birthday Boy Beckman Wins At Norwalk
Norwalk, Ohio – Jack Beckman received a birthday gift as he raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals a first for him at this track.
Larry Dixon, Jason Line and Andrew Hines also were winners of the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event at […]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 18:55 | 2 Comments
SunTrust Indy Challenge Highlights

Highlights from Richmond International Raceway.

Sun, 06/28/09 – 11:59 | Comments Off on SunTrust Indy Challenge Highlights
Race Day: It’s A Question Worth Repeating
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
A lot has been made this weekend about the fact that nobody has repeated as a winner in a Sprint Cup car at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the last eight races. In the Nationwide series, there has never been a repeat winner – that is a span of 23 […]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 9:19 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: New Hampshire
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Watching The Lenox Industrial Tools 301?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action from New Hampshire as he blogs Flag to Flag.

Sun, 06/28/09 – 9:00 | 50 Comments
Pedley: Montoya Makes Point Of Telling It Like It Is
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
It’s like a mantra for NASCAR drivers. It’s a standardized response which appears to be taught to them during initiation ceremonies into the NASCAR-driver club in true Free Mason fashion.
Saying that NASCAR drivers always race for victories and never for championship points, you’ve got to believe, is drilled into incoming […]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Pedley: Montoya Makes Point Of Telling It Like It Is
Terry McCarl had been in contention a number of times for wins this season with the World of Outlaws and came up just short. He entered Saturday night’s event at his home track of Knoxville Raceway in Iowa with three runner-up finishes in 2009 and also three second-place finishes at the legendary half-mile.
McCarl put the […]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off on McCarl Knocks Out Knoxville Win
Economics Continues To Trump Racing In Garage-Area Buzz
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
Loudon, N.H. – The 10-race stretch to determine who’s in and who’s out of this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins with Sunday’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The scramble to score precious championship points on the flat, 1.058-oval is weighing heavy on every driver’s […]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 7:47 | Comments Off on Economics Continues To Trump Racing In Garage-Area Buzz
Records, Dull Racing Are Hot Topics At RIR
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Scott Dixon’s next IndyCar Series victory will put him into an Indy Racing League of his own.
Dixon’s victory in the SunTrust Indy Challenge at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night was the 19th of his IndyCar career, tying the New Zealander with Sam Hornish Jr. for most in series history. In […]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Records, Dull Racing Are Hot Topics At RIR