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Tony Schumacher and his U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster team are rounding into championship form as he raced to his second victory in as many days, this time winning the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday at Texas Motorplex in Ennis.
Courtney Force (Funny Car) Dave Connolly (Pro Stock), and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were [...]

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Pedley: IRL Takes Major Step Forward At Long Beach
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – The weather was unseasonably cool when the day dawned on a recent IndyCar test at Kansas Speedway. Because of that – the series has a rule that cars can not run until the temperatures reach 55 degrees – the track was silent.
And because of that, you [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 19:12 | Comments Off
Carpentier Signs To Drive Waltrip Nationwide Car
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NAPA Auto Parts announced that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will be a competitor in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 as the NASCAR Nationwide Series crosses the border for the third year in a row to compete at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Parc Jean Drapeau, Aug. 30. Carpentier and NAPA Auto Parts entered into an agreement [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 19:00 | Comments Off
INDYCar.com Videos – Long Beach Grand Prix Preview
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Briscoe, Power, Danica, Graham and others give their thoughts about racing on the streets of Long Beach.

Wed, 04/15/09 – 18:35 | Comments Off
It’s McDowell’s Nationwide Career That Is Rolling Now
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It was a scene that would make even the most cynical person feel good about the sport of NASCAR racing. Michael McDowell, who lost his Sprint Cup ride last year and is running a partial Nationwide Series schedule this year, had just rolled to a stop after putting his No. [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 15:22 | One Comment
Bodine Trucks Team Adds Sponsorship
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Todd Bodine’s 2009 Camping World Truck Series campaign picked up some desperately needed help Wednesday when communications software company Ventrilo announced that it will be the primary sponsor of the No. 30 Germain Racing Toyota at Kansas Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Gateway International Raceway.
“As a racing enthusiast, I am thrilled about our partnership with [...]

Wed, 04/15/09 – 15:18 | Comments Off
Manzanita’s Run Comes To A Sad End
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By Mark Armijo
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It ended Sunday with one final checkered flag at historic Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix, a lasting reminder that a slice of dirt track heaven had indeed come to an end.
Manzanita Speedway, widely regarded as one of the top dirt tracks in the country and also one of the fastest half-mile ovals [...]

Tue, 04/14/09 – 20:27 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Videos
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Jeff Burton salutes fans for support during tough economic times

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David Stremme is Penske Racing’s new man in the driver’s seat this year. He has taken over for Ryan Newman in the No. 12 car and has shown flashes of success. This week, he took some questions from the media about his gig. In his own words, it went like this:
 
Question: After your 14th place [...]

Tue, 04/14/09 – 20:15 | Comments Off
Big-Time Rookie Now Has No Full-Time Ride
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The NASCAR world moves at a rapid pace, on and off the track. Today’s heroes can quickly become tomorrow’s zeroes. The focus moves from one issue to the next, with seemingly minor incidents getting major play at times.
Oftentimes, fans and the media find themselves about a week behind the curve [...]

Tue, 04/14/09 – 16:50 | 3 Comments
Jim France To Yield Top Job At ISC
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A new generation will soon be taking over the top spot at International Speedway Corp.
Beginning June 1, Jim France will step down as CEO of the company which builds and operates major race  tracks in the country’s top markets, and Lesa France Kennedy will take over in that role.
So, while ISC will stay a France-family [...]

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