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TALLADEGA, Ala. – Aric Almirola made it to Victory Lane at last. A guy who used to watch Jimmie Johnson’s kids at the motor home, who once helped keep Richard Petty Motorsports in business by winning a rain-shortened race at Daytona, the Cuban-American who replaced the Great Female Experiment known as Danica Patrick, and yes, the […]

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NASCAR Newscast: Aaron’s 499 Recap
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Brad Keselowski claimed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Talladega Superspeedway with a spectacular race to the finish line with Carl Edwards. Hear from Keselowski and runner-up Dale Earnhardt Jr. Plus, find out who took over the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points lead.

Sun, 04/26/09 – 17:39 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Kansas IndyCar
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Watching the Road Runner Turbo 300 at Kansas Speedway?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him today as he chats “Flag to Flag” about the race.

Sun, 04/26/09 – 14:03 | 22 Comments
Gilliland, TRG Firing “Blanks” at Cup’s Big Boys
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Talledega, Ala. – Forty years ago NASCAR’s regular drivers went on strike at the Talladega Superspeedway and towed their cars out of the massive Alabama track the day before the race. In qualifying for the Aaron’s 499 on Saturday, 10 drivers were trying to fight their way into the field […]

Sun, 04/26/09 – 12:09 | Comments Off on Gilliland, TRG Firing “Blanks” at Cup’s Big Boys
Saavedra Wins Firestone Indy Lights at Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Sebastian Saavedra captured his first career checkered flag in the Firestone Indy Lights Series Sunday when he won the Kansas Lottery 100 at Kansas Speedway.
Wade Cunningham finished second and Mario Romancini was third.
Finishing fourth was Ana Beatriz. It was her third top-five finish of the season.
A […]

Sun, 04/26/09 – 12:08 | Comments Off on Saavedra Wins Firestone Indy Lights at Kansas
Flag to Flag: Talladega
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Watching the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Sunday afternoon?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him today as he chats “Flag to Flag” about the race.

Sun, 04/26/09 – 12:00 | 50 Comments
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Alex Gurney took the lead on a four-wide pass on Lap 65 of 81 laps in the two-hour, 45-minute Bosch Engineering 250, and then held off Michael Valiante in a sprint to the finish to capture the raceat Virginia International Raceway, Round 2 of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask […]

Sat, 04/25/09 – 21:18 | Comments Off on Gurney Brings Home Victory for GAINSCO
Kansas Weather Unpredictable
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A couple years ago, officials at Kansas Speedway requested that the date for the IndyCar Series/Camping World Truck Series weekend be shifted off of the Fourth of July Weekend. Too hot.
So the date was moved to late April.
After events of Saturday, might another date shift be requested?
About 50 laps […]

Sat, 04/25/09 – 20:00 | Comments Off on Kansas Weather Unpredictable
O’Reilly Auto Parts Truck Race Suspended Until Monday
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Kansas Speedway’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 has been suspended due to rain until Monday, April 27.
The rain, accompanied by lightening and reports of a tornado moving toward the speedway and located just five miles away, struck 52 laps into the race.
 
More rain is expected for Sunday and the track also has Firestone Indy Lights and […]

Sat, 04/25/09 – 18:55 | Comments Off on O’Reilly Auto Parts Truck Race Suspended Until Monday
Rahal Wins IndyCar Pole At Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Graham Rahal won the IndyCar Series pole Saturday afternoon when he recorded a four-lap-average qualifying run of 211.311 mph in qualifying for Sunday’s Road Runner Turbo 300 at Kansas Speedway.
His run pushed him past Dario Franchitti, the winner of last weekend’s race at Long Beach, Calif. […]

Sat, 04/25/09 – 16:31 | 2 Comments
Ragan Wins Nationwide at Talladega
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David Ragan won at Talladega Saturday afternoon.
Ragan worked his way through heavy traffic coming out of Turn 4 and passed Ryan Newman just before the finish line to take the victory in the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race. It was Ragan’s first victory in 196 NASCAR starts, including the Sprint Cup Series and Camping […]

Sat, 04/25/09 – 16:30 | Comments Off on Ragan Wins Nationwide at Talladega