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Martin Truex Jr. won his second straight pole of the season in Friday’s knockout qualifying session at Auto Club Speedway. But prior to the session, NASCAR officials knocked out 13 of Truex’s fellow competitors because of inspection issues.
Truex covered the two-mile distance in 38.592 seconds (186.567 mph) in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota, edging fellow Camry […]

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Andretti, Hunter-Reay Sneak In At Indy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Bump Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an either/or situation. It either brings out the best in a driver, or brings a driver to his/her knees.
“I’ve always looked at these guys on the bubble on Bump Day and absolutely felt for them,” John Andretti said Sunday afternoon at IMS, after […]

Sun, 05/17/09 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Andretti, Hunter-Reay Sneak In At Indy

Loudon, N.H. – New Hampshire Motor Speedway is offering fans the unique opportunity to experience NASCAR racing for approximately 13 cents a lap with their MegaTicket package and LENOX Speed Zone during the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 weekend from Thursday, June 25 to Sunday, June 28.
The LENOX Speed Zone is a special seating section […]

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Mayfield Says No Illegal Drugs Involved
Concord, N.C. – The Jeremy Mayfield suspension case heated up at Lowe’s Motor Speedway on Saturday as the driver and NASCAR pointed fingers back and forth at each other.
Mayfield, speaking out publicly for the first time since being suspended for violating the banned substances policy of NASCAR, says he did not take illegal drugs and […]

Sat, 05/16/09 – 23:00 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Recap

Tony Stewart claimed his first victory as an owner, making the most of the 10-lap shootout at the end of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Hear from Stewart and runner-up Matt Kenseth.

Sat, 05/16/09 – 23:00 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Recap
All-Star Flashback: The Clown Was Shut Down In Showdown
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer 
The late Joe Weatherly was NASCAR’s original “Clown Prince,” a driver who loved to have a great time and went to great lengths to make sure everyone around him enjoyed themselves as well.
Delma Cowart was the most recent driver to wear the “Clown” crown. The Savannah, Ga., native ran […]

Sat, 05/16/09 – 22:06 | Comments Off on All-Star Flashback: The Clown Was Shut Down In Showdown
The field is full for the 500

33 cars have qualified for the 2009 Indy 500, bump day comes up Sunday May 17th.

Sat, 05/16/09 – 22:04 | Comments Off on The field is full for the 500
Tagliani: I Feel Privileged To Be At Indy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Open-wheel reunification has been a back-burner topic this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but never far from the heart-and-mind of Alex Tagliani.
The native of Quebec launched his Champ Car career in 2000, in the midst of the schism between  the Indy Racing League and the Championship Auto Racing Teams.
“You can […]

Sat, 05/16/09 – 22:00 | Comments Off on Tagliani: I Feel Privileged To Be At Indy
Hornish Wins Showdown, Logano Elected

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Concord, N.C. – Sam Hornish Jr. got another victory in the month of May, even though it wasn’t anywhere near the level of his Indianapolis 500 triumph on May 28, 2006.
 Hornish bolted away from Jamie McMurray and David Stremme to win the Sprint Showdown, a 40-lap dash that determined which […]

Sat, 05/16/09 – 19:23 | Comments Off on Hornish Wins Showdown, Logano Elected
Eliminations Set For Thunder Valley
Cory McClenathan (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car), and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock), will lead their classes into the eliminations at the Thunder Valley Nationals on Sunday.
All three hung onto their top-qualifyings spots at Bristol Dragway on Saturday.
McClenathan’s 3.874 from Friday was seriously challenged on Saturday because of warmer track temperatures. 
“I’ll definitely take that […]

Sat, 05/16/09 – 17:30 | One Comment
Pagenaud Takes Record, Pole At Utah
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
Tuele, Utah – Simon Pagenaud spanked the American Le Mans Series track record at the daunting 15-turn Miller Motorsports Park circuit to win the pole for the de Ferran Motorsports Acura team.
Aboard the radical “four square” LMP1 class ARX-02a design of Acura, the Frenchman dropped three seconds from his best […]

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