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ENNIS, Texas – Antron Brown got fitted for a black cowboy hat Sunday afternoon at Texas Motorplex, and it may as well pass for another Top Fuel crown.
Brown trailered nearest point rival Doug Kalitta during the second round of eliminations before dispatching Texan Steve Torrence in the final to win the 31st edition of the […]

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Hood: The Future Of NASCAR Is Crystal Clear
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
OK, I realize the Daytona 500 is still more than two months away. The first Christmas gift has yet to be opened and we’re still three weeks away from a Dick Clark sighting.
But let’s shake the ol’ crystal ball extra hard and see what outlandish predictions we can deliver well in advance […]

Sat, 12/12/09 – 8:16 | 5 Comments
Duno To Test ARCA Cars
IndyCar driver Milka Duno will make her stock car debut during the ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards open test at Daytona International Speedway December 18, 19  and 20.
Duno will participate in the test behind the wheel of Braun Racing’s No. 90 Toyota.
It will be Duno’s first opportunity to go around the 2.5-mile […]

Fri, 12/11/09 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Duno To Test ARCA Cars
Kyle Busch Going Trucking
Kyle Busch announced on Friday that he will enter two Toyota Tundras full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series beginning in 2010.
Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM), which has fielded Late Models for Busch and others the last three years, will step up to the Camping World Truck Series with youth behind the wheel and experience […]

Fri, 12/11/09 – 15:47 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Going Trucking
Woody: Danica Bashing Stinks
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In the aftermath of Danica Patrick’s announced plan to stick her toe into NASCAR’s Nationwide pool next year, I’ve been surprised by the amount of hostile fan response.
Is Danica fiery and temperamental?
Yes she is. Just like A.J. Foyt used to be.
Is she a tough, take-no-prisoners racer?
You bet. Just like The Intimidator was.
Has she proven she […]

Fri, 12/11/09 – 9:40 | 18 Comments
New Crew Chiefs For KHI
Kevin Harvick Inc. announced Friday that Dave Fuge and Doug George have joined the organization’s Camping World Truck Series program.
Fuge will lead the No. 33 Longhorn Chevrolet Silverado driven by four-time Truck Series champion Ron Hornaday Jr. and George will serve as crew chief of the No. 2 Truck which will feature several NASCAR Sprint […]

Fri, 12/11/09 – 8:41 | One Comment
The Woods Of Virginia – Part 1: Petty Theft
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
The Wood Brothers Racing Team has been one of the backbones of NASCAR since the sport was founded. The Woods, from Stuart, Va., have been racing continuously in the division now known as Sprint Cup since 1953 and have 96 wins to their credit.
In a RacinToday exclusive series, Eddie Wood, […]

Fri, 12/11/09 – 8:22 | Comments Off on The Woods Of Virginia – Part 1: Petty Theft

Indianapolis – Race fans visiting the IMS Online Store and Brickyard Authentics Gift Shop locations during the holiday season can purchase a candy cane tree ornament to benefit charity through Shop For A Cause program.
The candy ornaments cost $3 each, with $2 from each sale being donated to The Salvation Army. The ornaments can be […]

Thu, 12/10/09 – 20:59 | Comments Off on IMS Candy Cane Ornaments Benefit Salvation Army
Minter: Danica Has Us Talking About Auto Racing
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A few random thoughts on the first week in months in which there’s been no official NASCAR-sanctioned activity, unless you count the announcement of Danica Patrick’s decision to add a part-time Nationwide Series schedule to her 2010 agenda.
One of the most refreshing parts of the Danica debate is that it’s a big NASCAR story that […]

Thu, 12/10/09 – 15:36 | 3 Comments
Kyle Busch Happy With ’09, Excited about ’10
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The most misunderstood driver in NASCAR said Tuesday that nobody should misunderstand this: The 2009 racing season will not be filed away in his personal memory bank under the heading of “Disappointing”.
On the contrary, Kyle Busch said, he’s inserting 2009 into the brain file marked “Great”.
“A lot of successes,” Busch […]

Thu, 12/10/09 – 11:16 | One Comment
Drivers Pumped By New Tires
Two dozen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series teams came away from a two-day test at Daytona International Speedway impressed with the Pirelli tires they will be using when the 2010 season begins with the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 30-31.
“Perfect,” said Max Angelelli, driver of the No. 10 SunTrust Racing Ford Dallara.
“The tires are […]

Thu, 12/10/09 – 8:12 | One Comment