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Christopher Bell of Joe Gibbs Racing won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway.
In addition to earning the checkered flag, Bell incurred the animosity of teammate Erik Jones, who apparently didn’t like the slide-job pass for the lead Bell put on him with three laps to go.
Jones let Bell know of his displeasure while […]

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Joey Saldana picked up a birthday gift for himself last month by winning on the opening night of the Mini Gold Cup in at Silver Dollar Speedway in California and he followed that up by scoring a victory at Lone Star Speedway in Texas for his car owner Kasey Kahne who celebrated his 29th birthday on […]

Sat, 04/11/09 – 9:25 | Comments Off on Saldana The Big Star At Lone Star
Woody: Say It Ain’t So, Helio
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Could Helio Castroneves go from Dancing With the Stars to Dancing Behind the Bars?

The two-time Indy 500 champion knows how to cut a rug. But he also took some short cuts with his income taxes, according to a criminal complaint that is currently playing out in the courts.

Fri, 04/10/09 – 19:59 | One Comment
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TALLADEGA, Ala.  – You could exactly fill out a 43-car NASCAR field just by using the drivers who raced for car owner Bud Moore over the years. And for the most part, it would be an all-star caliber field.
 During a career that encompassed the entire second half of the 20th century, Moore worked with some of the greatest racers […]

Fri, 04/10/09 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Bud Moore Heads Hall’s Class of ’09
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IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves’ fate passed to the hands of a jury in Miami Friday.
Deliberations in the trial of the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and past champion in the television “Dancing with the Stars” competition began after final arguments were made in the case.
Castroneves and two of his financial advisors were put on trial on […]

Fri, 04/10/09 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Castroneves Case Goes To Jury
Wheldon Ready To Roar With Panther
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Dan Wheldon is a loves-challenges kind of guy. Big challenges. Tough challenges. Some would say foolish challenges. Some may say that the one that he has taken on this year may fit into all those categories.
Not Wheldon, though. He says there are only good challenges and that his current one […]

Fri, 04/10/09 – 8:36 | 2 Comments
Hit The Road Jack: Bowyer Moves To General Mills
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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In the sponsor-driven world of NASCAR, one must be willing to adapt.
For example, Clint Bowyer basically has traded a shot glass for a box of crayons and a sauce pan this season in his role as spokesman for his newest sponsors.
Bowyer spent the first three seasons of his NASCAR Sprint […]

Fri, 04/10/09 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Hit The Road Jack: Bowyer Moves To General Mills
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A pair of IndyCar Series regulars will spend this weekend waving the flags of their respective countries in the A1GP race in Portugal.
Marco Andretti will rejoin A1 Team USA for Round 6 of 8 Sunday at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao, Portugal, while Robert Doornbos will represent Team Netherlands.
This will be Andretti’s fifth start […]

Thu, 04/9/09 – 20:28 | Comments Off on IndyCar Stars Head to Portugal
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Panther Racing announced it has reached an agreement with veteran driver Scott Sharp and the Patrón Spirits Company to enter a car in the 93rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Sharp last competed in the IndyCar Series in 2007 with Rahal-Letterman Racing, and is currently having a successful tenure in ALMS, where he is a […]

Thu, 04/9/09 – 15:00 | Comments Off on Panther, Scott Sharp Team Up For Indy
Scott Wimmer Shifts Into Survival Mode
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Fame and good fortune can be fleeting things, especially in racing. Scott Wimmer knows all about that. He’s shown flashes of brilliance behind the wheel in NASCAR’s top divisions, but he can’t seem to capitalize on them.
It’s been that way for years. In the fall of 2000, Wimmer came to […]

Thu, 04/9/09 – 8:52 | One Comment
Daytona Survivor Sheltra Is Driving Again
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Some comeback stories are almost too good to be true. Patrick Sheltra’s falls in to that category.
His saga begins at Daytona International Speedway back in February, where he competed in the 200-mile ARCA race.
ARCA races at Daytona can be risky ventures as relatively inexperienced drivers take on one the fastest […]

Thu, 04/9/09 – 8:50 | One Comment