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J.R. Todd earned his first NHRA victory since 2008 on Sunday by racing to victory in Top Fuel at the Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Robert Hight (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were winners at Bandimere.
To get his victory, Todd had to beat Brittany Force [...]

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Kanaan Heads Back For Seconds At The Brickyard
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Apparently, it’s the best-tasting meal in auto racing: 100-year-old red brick coated with a thin film of motor oil and lightly sprinkled with a gritty dusting of pulverized rubber. It’s so good that Tony Kanaan just could not wait a whole year to put his lips to another helping.
During a teleconference on Tuesday afternoon, Kanaan [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 19:45 | Comments Off
Bloomquist Slides Into NASCAR In Truck At Eldora
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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ROSSBURG, Ohio – Scott Bloomquist is arguably the greatest stock car driver to never turn a lap in a NASCAR event.
But that will all change Wednesday evening when the Mooresburg, Tenn. native joins 29 others to make history by competing in the first NASCAR dirt race since 1970.
Bloomquist will pilot [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 18:48 | 2 Comments
NBC In, ESPN Out As NASCAR Home In 2015
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The 2015 racing season will bring major changes to the broadcast coverage of NASCAR events.
NASCAR and NBC Sports Group announced today they have reached a comprehensive agreement that grants NBC Universal exclusive rights to the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR Nationwide Series events, select NASCAR Regional and Touring Series events [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 15:16 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Crowned King Again In Colorado
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Allen Johnson cemented his reputation as the “King of Thunder Mountain” Sunday afternoon, claiming his second consecutive Pro Stock win at Bandimere Speedway – and fifth in seven years – during the 34th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Johnson defeated Lakewood, Colo., native V. Gaines in an all-Mopar final round during the 25th [...]

Mon, 07/22/13 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Logano Holds Off Teammate Hornish At Chicagoland
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Joey Logano took the lead on the final restart and led the final 15 laps to win Sunday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.
It was Logano’s second win in the NNS this season, having also won June 1 at Dover International Speedway.
Sam Hornish Jr. and Penske Racing teammate Logano went at each other [...]

Sun, 07/21/13 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Bandimere Still An Allen Johnson Kind of Place
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Reigning Pro Stock world champion Allen Johnson continued his qualifying prowess at Bandimere Speedway Saturday, racing to his second pole position of the season during the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car) and Adam Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also lead their categories as No. 1 qualifiers at the 14th of [...]

Sun, 07/21/13 – 6:46 | Comments Off
Graf Puts HPD On Pole At Mosport
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Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing were fastest in American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón qualifying for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, but a pair of first-time polesitters were the story.
Graf earned his first pole of the season – and the second consecutive for the team [...]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 18:15 | Comments Off
Cars And Coffee Are Both Hot At Texas Outing
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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PLANO, Texas – You have to get there early if you want to score a parking spot at Cars and Coffee Dallas, the first Saturday of the month gathering of all things automobilia hosted by Classic BMW.
For a couple of Porschephiles living in Fort Worth, “early” translated into a 5 [...]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 18:04 | Comments Off
Ganassi Racing’s Hull Talks Droughts And Streaks
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Fans get to see flashes of Mike Hull on television broadcasts of IndyCar events. And they get to hear short quips from the long-time managing director of Chip Ganassi Racing during pre-race advances and post-race reactions.
But Hull, who spends his time during races sitting on pit boxes and calling the [...]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 7:55 | Comments Off
Cruz Pedregon Speeds To P1 In Colorado
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Veteran Funny Car driver and two-time world champion Cruz Pedregon raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the 34th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at scenic Bandimere Speedway.
Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Adam Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in [...]

Sat, 07/20/13 – 6:59 | Comments Off