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Kyle Larson said winning the Golden Driller Trophy at the Chili Bowl on Saturday night meant more to him than winning the Daytona 500.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Kyle Larson found redemption from a last-lap loss one year ago to Christopher Bell at Tulsa Expo Raceway Saturday night, emerging from their latest one-on-one battle […]

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Kenseth Earns Nationwide Pole
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Matt Kenseth, winner of the first two Sprint Cup Series races of the season, won the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race.
Kenseth knocked Mike Bliss off the pole at Richmond International Raceway with a lap at 124.821 mph around the .75-mile oval Friday afternoon.
Bliss held on to the outside pole with a lap at […]

Fri, 05/1/09 – 16:17 | Comments Off on Kenseth Earns Nationwide Pole
Rain Halts NHRA In St. Louis
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Andrew Hines moved to the top spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle before rain washed out the first two rounds of qualifying at the 15th annual O’Reilly NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway.
Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to postpone the first rounds of professional qualifying for Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock at […]

Fri, 05/1/09 – 16:15 | Comments Off on Rain Halts NHRA In St. Louis
Grand-Am Pays A Visit To New Jersey
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By Bill Fleischman | Senior Correspondent
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When plans for the New Jersey Motorsports Park were announced a few years ago, many longtime racing observers were skeptical. Those of us involved in auto racing for lengthy periods have seen grand plans for race tracks announced and then fade away.
Skeptics thought, “We’ll believe it when the tracks are […]

Fri, 05/1/09 – 13:01 | Comments Off on Grand-Am Pays A Visit To New Jersey
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 4, 2009) – Below is a look at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series top 12, along with other notable drivers, going into the Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com at Darlington Raceway on May 9. (Note: Drivers listed below who are outside the top 12 are chosen based on past performances at […]

Fri, 05/1/09 – 12:41 | Comments Off on Week 11: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 – And Beyond
Ingram: 200 mph, Four-Wide, Nose-to-Tail; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Talladega, Ala. – If you’re traveling west on Interstate 20 towards central Alabama on a race weekend, you’re bound to see  vehicles with “Talladega Bound” inscribed on the rear window. I doubt the count will go down come this October despite injuries to seven fans in last Sunday’s race.
NASCAR is […]

Fri, 05/1/09 – 8:45 | One Comment
Minter: The Suite Life Should Be At The Finish Line
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. – Fans of every sport treasure their traditions. But it’s almost a given that if a sport is going to grow, those traditions have to be tweaked.
There’s an idea floating around in the NHRA – it’s actually been around for years –  that seems to have the potential of […]

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David Poole Issued A Fond Farewell
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Gastonia, N.C. – A wise person once advised that it’s good to make friends with a preacher so there’ll be someone who knows you to preach your funeral. There’s an extra sadness at funerals where the reverend doesn’t know much about the deceased.
David Poole, despite his intense working pace at […]

Thu, 04/30/09 – 21:28 | One Comment
A Few Words With: Tony Stewart
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Tony Stewart is still looking for his first victory as an owner/driver. This weekend, the quest moves to a favorite track, his favorite track, Richmond International Raceway. This week, he shared a few words about it all.
Question: It’s been 371 races since a driver/owner last visited victory lane – Ricky Rudd on Sept. 27, 1998 […]

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Woody: Bud Moore Was The Genuine American Hero
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Tom Wolfe once penned a famous Esquire article about moonshiner/racer Junior Johnson titled “The Last American Hero.”
Nothing against Junior, understand – I’ve always admired his gritty individualism – but I think the sobriquet might better be applied to one of Johnson’s fellow NASCAR competitors, Bud Moore.
Moore, crusty, craggy-faced and cantankerous […]

Thu, 04/30/09 – 11:16 | One Comment
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Wesley Lane, a crew member for the No. 90 team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, has been suspended from the next six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events and all NASCAR activity until July 1 for rule violations at Kansas Speedway.
Lane was found to be in violation of Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to […]

Thu, 04/30/09 – 11:10 | Comments Off on Camping World Crew Chief Suspended