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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Spanish driver Fernando Alonso moved within one victory of accomplishing international auto racing’s triple crown on Sunday when he and his Toyota teammates won the overall championship at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Alonso, who has twice won the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco and is currently a full-time […]

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Flag to Flag:  Samsung 500
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Watching the Samsung 500 today?
Do you simply have to talk about it with someone?
Join RacinToday.com’s Nick Bromberg as he chats “Flag to Flag” about the Texas Cup race.
Nick has written for The Kansas City Star and The Big Lead, as well as the Columbia Missourian. Nick graduated from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism […]

Sun, 04/5/09 – 11:39 | 5 Comments
Rookie Langdon Stuns Field In Vegas
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Rookie Shawn Langdon shocked the field and the crowd at The Strip in Las Vegas Saturday as he earned the top qualifying spot in the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals.
Langdon led the way in Top Fuel, Tony Pedregon jumped to the lead in Funny Car, and Mike Edwards is tops in Pro Stock.
Both ends of the Pro […]

Sat, 04/4/09 – 20:29 | Comments Off on Rookie Langdon Stuns Field In Vegas
St Pete Qualifying Highlights
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Graham Rahal wins the pole for the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Sat, 04/4/09 – 19:40 | Comments Off on St Pete Qualifying Highlights
Kyle Busch Dominates Texas Nationwide Race
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By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Kyle Busch was “bad fast” Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, and the Nationwide Series record book took a beating because of it.
Busch won the O’Reilly 300 in dominating fashion, leading an event- record 178 of 200 laps around the 1.5-mile TMS quadoval en route to victory […]

Sat, 04/4/09 – 18:49 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Dominates Texas Nationwide Race
Acura Captures ALMS Victory In St. Pete
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 By Jonathan Ingram
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St. Petersburg, Fla. – One of the new Acura ARX-02a’s faltered, but Highcroft Racing brought the Japanese manufacturer its first victory in the LMP1 category of the American Le Mans Series at St. Petersburg.
 The winners survived a slow opening when Scott Sharp hit the curbs on the fifth lap and fell […]

Sat, 04/4/09 – 17:30 | Comments Off on Acura Captures ALMS Victory In St. Pete
Rahal Wins IndyCar Pole In St. Pete
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Like most young guys, 20-year-old Graham Rahal is wild about the Gulf Coast of Florida. But not for the sun nor surf nor sand. Rather, it’s the wonderful racing that they have over there on that coast which endears him to the area.
On Saturday, Rahal won the pole for Sunday’s […]

Sat, 04/4/09 – 15:17 | One Comment
Edwards Fires Back: Everything is Fine
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Carl Edwards briefly bared his fangs Friday at Texas Motor Speedway, where he is poised to rewrite the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series record book a second time.
Edwards became the first Cup driver to sweep both races on the 1.5-mile quadoval last year, part of his series-leading […]

Sat, 04/4/09 – 15:16 | Comments Off on Edwards Fires Back: Everything is Fine
Andretti Will Connect with Danica This Season
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Reluctantly, Michael Andretti has added another job title to his IndyCar Series to-do list.
The co-owner of Andretti Green Racing and promoter of two Indy Racing League events, Andretti will serve as the radio “conscience” of Danica Patrick in 2009, calling race-day strategy for arguably the series’ most recognizable star.
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Fri, 04/3/09 – 22:20 | One Comment
NHRA Qualifying Delayed
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A combination of rain, wind, and a timing malfunction limited the opening day of the 10th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas with just Funny Car and Pro Stock getting a single qualifying run in. Bob Bode and Greg Anderson are the provisional leaders.


Fri, 04/3/09 – 22:15 | Comments Off on NHRA Qualifying Delayed
GM Woes Spread Concern In NASCAR
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – President Barack Obama lowered the broom earlier this week on General Motors chairman/CEO Rick Wagoner,  forcing him out of his high-profile role in a “restructuring” that has not fully caught up with NASCAR.
Perhaps it never will. The effect the government’s intervention into the private sector might […]

Fri, 04/3/09 – 18:45 | Comments Off on GM Woes Spread Concern In NASCAR