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An unflappable Larry Morgan won a classic Pro Stock starting line burn-down against Allen Johnson en route to a hole-shot victory that ended the latter’s reign as “King of The Mountain” during Sunday’s upset-filled finals of the 36th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Following a stubborn staging duel that lasted 1 minute, 45 seconds, Morgan covered […]

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Grand-Am To Make Grand Matinee Debut
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The summer sports car race at the Daytona International Speedway for many years ran at midnight on July 4,  a road racing tradition that got pushed aside with the rising popularity of NASCAR. On Saturday, the sports car drivers of the Grand-Am Rolex Series are hoping […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Grand-Am To Make Grand Matinee Debut
Mayfield Leads The Field In Daytona Garage Talk
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The temporarily reinstated Jeremy Mayfield isn’t among the entries for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, but he dominated the discussions between drivers and the media.
Most drivers said they wouldn’t be hesitant to race against him whenever he returns to competition, but there were […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 17:44 | Comments Off on Mayfield Leads The Field In Daytona Garage Talk
Bowyer Claims Nationwide Pole
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Clint Bowyer will be on the pole for Saturday night’s Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Bowyer, driving a Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, posted a lap at 180.701 mph in qualifying to get the pole.
Starting second will be David Ragan in a Roush Fenway Ford. His speed was 180.133 mph.
Kevin Harvick, […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 17:30 | Comments Off on Bowyer Claims Nationwide Pole
Rain Puts Stewart On Daytona Pole
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Qualifying for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway has been canceled because of rain.
That means that the field will be set by owner points.
Tony Stewart will start the race from the pole. On the outside of the first row will be Jeff Gordon.
The second row of the starting grid for […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 16:48 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Stewart On Daytona Pole
Woody: Drug Testing Kicked Up By NASCAR
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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NASCAR reportedly has altered its drug-testing procedure – going to a longer, more detailed process – after Jeremy Mayfield claimed his test results were flawed and inaccurate.
Kasey Kahne told reporters during a Thursday press conference at Daytona International Speedway that what used to be a relatively speedy 5- to 10-minute […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 13:00 | One Comment
Restarts Could Turn Up Heat In Daytona
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Some old NASCAR rules and a new one will be put to the test this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
This weekend’s race are the first to be run on a restrictor-plate track using the new double-file restart format. From what most drivers say, the difference between […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Restarts Could Turn Up Heat In Daytona
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway® (“DIS”) has partnered with InStadiumSolutions (“ISS”) to implement a text-message based communication system at their facility. The service debuts this weekend, July 2-4, at DIS, host to the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Brumos Porsche 250, NASCAR Nationwide Series Subway Jalapeno 250 Powered By Coca-Cola and NASCAR Sprint […]

Fri, 07/3/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Daytona Implements Fan Texting Service
Nominees For NASCAR Hall Of Fame Unveiled
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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today a history-rich list of 25 nominees for the inaugural NASCAR Hall of Fame induction class.
From that list, five inductees will be chosen via a process that includes a nationwide fan vote on NASCAR.COM; the inductees will be announced in October and honored next May […]

Thu, 07/2/09 – 20:00 | Comments Off on Nominees For NASCAR Hall Of Fame Unveiled
Confidence and Success Are On The Rise for Logano
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The last time Joey Logano was in the garage at Daytona International Speedway on a race weekend, he likely was looking for a place to hide after crashing the famous No. 20 Toyota early in the race and finishing dead last in the Daytona 500.
But on […]

Thu, 07/2/09 – 13:38 | One Comment
Ingram: Racing Potentates Are Going, Going, Gone
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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The first half of the current season has finally cast doom over the once-respected livelihood known as the motor racing dictator.
This week the last solo American racing potentate, Tony George, lost a key seat of power in a sign of the changed times. An internal family boardroom movement separated George […]

Thu, 07/2/09 – 13:21 | Comments Off on Ingram: Racing Potentates Are Going, Going, Gone