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CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson confirmed Thursday that Red Bull was one of the companies that had expressed an interest in replacing Lowe’s as the seven-time NASCAR champion’s primary sponsor in 2019.
Red Bull was involved in NASCAR from 2006-2011. During that time the team fielded cars for Brian Vickers, Kasey Kahne, A.J. Allmendinger, Casey Mears, […]

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Gateway Fails To Hold Back Busch
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Obliterate the name of Gateway International Raceway from the shrinking list of places which have shut down Kyle Busch on race day. Busch conquered Gateway, which is located just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Saturday night when he won the Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 Nationwide Series […]

Sun, 07/19/09 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Gateway Fails To Hold Back Busch
Hornaday Wins In Kentucky
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Ron Hornaday Jr. held off Mike Skinner in the closing laps to win the Build Ford Tough 225 at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was the third in a row for Hornaday, who drives for Kevin Harvick Inc.
The victory was also the fourth of the season for Hornaday and helped him pad his lead in the series […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 20:22 | Comments Off on Hornaday Wins In Kentucky
Nitro Leaders Hold Serve in Seattle
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Friday’s nitro qualifying leaders, Larry Dixon in Top Fuel and Tony Pedregon in Funny Car, remained atop their fields at the close of qualifying Saturday at the 22nd annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
In Pro Stock, Allen Johnson raced to the head of the Pro Stock pack with a track-record effort.
The event at Pacific Raceways near Seattle […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 19:45 | Comments Off on Nitro Leaders Hold Serve in Seattle
Pagenaud Punctures Brabham’s Bid For Win At Lime Rock
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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David Brabham’s bid to back up his Le Mans 24-hour victory was shaping up nicely at Lime Rock Park, scene of the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series. With 15 minutes to go, the Australian and his Highcroft Racing LMP1 Acura had a four-second lead over fellow Acura driver […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 19:40 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Punctures Brabham’s Bid For Win At Lime Rock
Drivers Hope To Meet Opportunity In St. Louis
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
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Madison, Ill. – Saturday evening’s Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 at Gateway International Raceway isn’t considered one of the marquee stops on the 35-race Nationwide Series schedule.
But for several drivers, this weekend’s stand-alone NASCAR event might just be the most important evening of their racing career.
Despite recording a victory at Kentucky […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 17:30 | Comments Off on Drivers Hope To Meet Opportunity In St. Louis
Hornaday Tops Kentucky Qualifying
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Ron Hornaday, Jr., won the pole for Saturday evening’s Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Hornaday, driving for Kevin Harvick Inc., became the 10th different pole winner at Kentucky by claiming the top spot on the “Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers” starting grid with a 173.383-mph (31.145 seconds) […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Hornaday Tops Kentucky Qualifying
Forgarty On Pole in Grand-Am
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Jon Fogarty turned a lap of 1:21.057 (102.150 mph) in Saturday’s qualifying to capture the pole position for Sunday’s Porsche 250 presented by Legacy Credit Union at Barber Motorsports Park.
The race represents Round 8 of the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16.
The top three contenders for the Daytona […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Forgarty On Pole in Grand-Am
McCarl Has Big Knight at Eldora
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Terry McCarl on Friday night won at the Eldora Speedway, claiming the annual Knight Before the Kings Royal.
For McCarl, it was his second World of Outlaws win of the season and the ninth of his career with the series. He started on the pole and dominated the 30-lap contest, holding a three second lead at […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 8:15 | Comments Off on McCarl Has Big Knight at Eldora
Dixon’s Tear Continues In Northwest
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Larry Dixon, Tony Pedregon, and Mike Edwards grabbed the provisional poles in their classes Friday, the opening day of qualifying for the 22nd annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways, in Kent, Wash.
With just a handful of races to go until the end of NHRA’s regular season Countdown to 10, the three qualifying leaders are […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Tear Continues In Northwest
Nationwide Rookie Class Is A Humdinger
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Driver Jason Keller has been around the Nationwide Series garages for a while now. He’s seen the prospects and the can’t-miss phenoms and the never-will-haves come and go and in some cases, come back again.
Keller has seen the fat years for young drivers and he’s seen the Slim Fast years. […]

Sat, 07/18/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Nationwide Rookie Class Is A Humdinger