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Robert Hight was forced to skip the Victory Circle celebration at Gateway Motorsports Park Sunday afternoon following an engine explosion that sent the two-time/reigning Funny Car world champion to a St. Louis-area hospital for evaluation.
The latest in a season-long series of Funny Car engine explosions at John Force Racing saw Hight drive to victory over […]

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Peters, Sponsor Join Red Horse
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Red Horse Racing announced NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Timothy Peters and his sponsor, Strutmasters.com will join the RHR.
Peters will be joined by crew chief Chad Kendrick at Red Horse Racing, with their first race being this  weekend’s event at Michigan International Speedway. Peters has participated in all eight races this season for Premier […]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 19:50 | Comments Off on Peters, Sponsor Join Red Horse
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West Allis, Wis. – With great anticipation, Wisconsin’s biggest motorsports weekend is drawing near at The Milwaukee Mile.  Top NASCAR teams are preparing to race in the Friday night, June 19 Copart 200 and the Saturday night, June 20 NorthernTool.com 250 at America’s Legendary Oval.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars Kyle Busch and defending Milwaukee Mile […]

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NASCAR Newscast: LifeLock 400 Preview
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A week after a runner-up finish at Pocono, Carl Edwards seeks some medicine at Michigan International Speedway. The top-ranked NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racer in Driver Rating at the track, Edwards says it’s a fun place for both drivers and fans. Plus, Kasey Kahne talks about what it takes to win at MIS, and Dale […]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 17:29 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: LifeLock 400 Preview
Smashed Guitar Strikes Sour Chord In Music City
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Images of Kyle Busch’s guitar-smashing antics following last Saturday’s victory at Nashville Superspeedway have gone ‘round the world, creating a sensation on YouTube and other internet outlets.
Meanwhile on Monday, Nashville Superspeedway vice president/general manager Cliff Hawks said, “It’s still hard for me to watch.”
Renowned racing artist Sam Bass, […]

Tue, 06/9/09 – 7:52 | 32 Comments
Belt-Tightening Is The New Racing Reality
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Bobby Hamilton Jr. says the tough economic times have forced some NASCAR teams to confront some belt-tightening reality.
“A lot of teams got fat and spoiled back when times were good, and now they’re having to learn to live within their means,” Hamilton said during last weekend’s race at […]

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Red Horse Ends Benson’s Ride
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Mooresville, N.C – Red Horse Racing announced the closure, effective immediately of the #1 Toyota Tundra driven by Johnny Benson.
“It hasn’t been for a lack of effort,” says Team Owner, Tom DeLoach. “We had several people working on finding a sponsor for the #1 and Johnny Benson. I’ve been working on it myself. We gave […]

Mon, 06/8/09 – 10:15 | 2 Comments
Introducing The No. 77 Penske Saturn?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In today’s Monday Morning Memo, we find:
* I have followed Roger Penske for decades. From afar as a race fan growing up, and face to face through meeting and dealing with him as a auto-racing beat writer.
The thing that strikes you first about him upon meeting him is how his […]

Mon, 06/8/09 – 10:00 | One Comment
Stewart Now A Proud Owner Of A Sprint Cup Victory
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Tony Stewart got his first victory as a Sprint Cup-team owner/driver Sunday and he got it by going slow – not by going slow because he wanted to, but because he felt he had to.
The Pocono 500 had turned into a fuel-mileage job and Stewart was forced to get stingy over the final 10 laps […]

Sun, 06/7/09 – 18:36 | Comments Off on Stewart Now A Proud Owner Of A Sprint Cup Victory
Rookie Massey Wins With The Chew Crew
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Spencer Massey collected his first-ever NHRA Top Fuel win Sunday at the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill. and he did it by beating Antron Brown on the final run.
Massey was joined in victory by Tony Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock), and Matt Guidera (Pro Stock […]

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Helio wins in Texas
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Team Penske driver Helio Castroneves wins at Texas Motor Speedway.

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