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Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi sprayed some grape after winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Long Beach. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

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Alexander Rossi joined a short list of open-wheel royalty when he won Sunday’s 45th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach from pole position, delivering Michael Andretti his landmark 200th […]

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Reutimann Starts Cup Race From The Pole
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A week to ponder his first-ever Sprint Cup victory did nothing to cool off David Reutimann.
Friday afternoon, Reutimann, who won last weekend’s Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, won the pole for this weekend’s Autism Speaks 400 at Dover International Speedway.
Reutimann ran a lap at 156.794 mph in the qualifying session. That was two-tenths of […]

Fri, 05/29/09 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Reutimann Starts Cup Race From The Pole
Hornaday Jr. Takes CWTS Pole
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Ron Hornaday Jr. won the Keystone Light Pole Award for Friday Night’s Camping World Truck Race at Dover.
Qualifying  second was  Colin Braun. Brian Scott will start third, Johnny Sauter fourth and Chad McCumbee fills out the top five.

Fri, 05/29/09 – 15:20 | Comments Off on Hornaday Jr. Takes CWTS Pole
Helio Is Back To Being Helio – On Track and On Camera
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Any list of elite athletes with reputations in need of rehabilitation typically runs from A to Z. That’s A-Rod to Carlos Zambrano…with John Daly, Michael Phelps and Michael Vick prat-falling in-between.
Similarly, Helio Castroneves faced the end of the innocence over the last six months, when federal […]

Fri, 05/29/09 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Helio Is Back To Being Helio – On Track and On Camera
Woody: Will Splitting The Juniors Produce Intended Results?
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer 
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The splash that so many had been anticipating finally was heard yesterday morning.
Tony Eury Jr. was thrown overboard.
He’s no longer crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Brian Whitesell will take over this weekend at Dover – and with Eury’s exit goes another excuse.
The Eury/Earnhardt combination wasn’t working. They managed […]

Thu, 05/28/09 – 16:18 | One Comment
Minter: Earnhardt-Eury Saga Leaves Lots to Ponder
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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The reunion of Tony Eury Jr. and his cousin Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Hendrick Motorsports came to an end Wednesday night, with Eury being replaced as his cousin’s crew chief by a group of Hendrick veterans – Lance McGrew, Brian Whitesell and Rex Stump.
The news isn’t surprising, given the poor […]

Thu, 05/28/09 – 16:15 | 4 Comments
Fantasy Racing: Dover
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Autism Speaks 400
Dover International Speedway
Sunday May 31, 12:30 ET, FOX
Race Facts: With his win in this race last year, Kyle Busch became the youngest driver to conquer the Monster Mile… Now-suspended Jeremy Mayfield holds the qualifying record… The 1971 race at Dover ran caution free. I’d put 1 gazillion to one odds on that happening […]

Thu, 05/28/09 – 16:15 | Comments Off on Fantasy Racing: Dover
Penske Beginning to Make A Move In Sprint Cup
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Changing race teams is always a risky move for a driver. Sometimes it pays off in a big way. Kyle Busch went from Hendrick Motorsports to Joe Gibbs Racing last year and has won 11 races since then after winning a total of four at Hendrick.
His older brother Kurt Busch […]

Thu, 05/28/09 – 11:54 | Comments Off on Penske Beginning to Make A Move In Sprint Cup
Woody: Time For Change At Hand For Earnhardt
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Have you heard the big news out of Hendrick Motorsports regarding Dale Earnhardt Jr.?
Me neither.
Nothing’s happened.
The silence is deafening.
Here it is mid-week, with Dover looming, and so far boss Rick Hendrick has announced no changes, no shakeups, no tweaking on Junior’s team.
That’s incredible no-news. The sport’s biggest star is quickly […]

Thu, 05/28/09 – 10:56 | 2 Comments
Eury Jr. Out As Earnhardt’s Crew Chief
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The team of Junior and Junior – Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Eury Jr. – has been broken up at Hendrick Motorsports.
Beginning with this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Dover, Earnhardt will have a new crew chief.
Earnhardt and Eury came over to Hendrick Motorsports from Dale Earnhardt Inc. together 48 […]

Thu, 05/28/09 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Eury Jr. Out As Earnhardt’s Crew Chief
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Phoenix, AZ – Phoenix International Raceway is offering a $25 reserved seat to fans for the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil on November 15 – an unprecedented value to watch the semifinal race in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. In both 2007 and 2008, three-time defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson […]

Thu, 05/28/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off on PIR Offers Unique Value