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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Sam Mayer etched his name in motorsports history Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, becoming the first driver to ever win a NASCAR national touring series race and an ARCA event on …

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Tagliani: I Feel Privileged To Be At Indy
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Open-wheel reunification has been a back-burner topic this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but never far from the heart-and-mind of Alex Tagliani.
The native of Quebec launched his Champ Car career …

Sat, 05/16/09 – 22:00 | Comments Off on Tagliani: I Feel Privileged To Be At Indy
Hornish Wins Showdown, Logano Elected
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – Sam Hornish Jr. got another victory in the month of May, even though it wasn’t anywhere near the level of his Indianapolis 500 triumph on May 28, …

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Eliminations Set For Thunder Valley
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Cory McClenathan (Top Fuel), Ashley Force Hood (Funny Car), and Mike Edwards (Pro Stock), will lead their classes into the eliminations at the Thunder Valley Nationals on Sunday.
All three hung onto their top-qualifyings spots at …

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Pagenaud Takes Record, Pole At Utah
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Tuele, Utah – Simon Pagenaud spanked the American Le Mans Series track record at the daunting 15-turn Miller Motorsports Park circuit to win the pole for the de Ferran Motorsports …

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Greg Hodnett had not won in a World of Outlaws Sprint Car race in nearly five years. But on Friday night  at Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania, he returned to Victory Lane.
Hodnett out ran Stevie …

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Drivers, France Talk Drugs And Racing At Lowe’s
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – The suspension of Jeremy Mayfield for failing a drug test continues to cause aftershocks in the NASCAR garage.
Drivers expressed concern about taking basic medicines, and seemed to …

Fri, 05/15/09 – 22:17 | 3 Comments
Hornaday Has Big Night At Lowe’s
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C.  – Ron Hornaday Jr. emerged victorious from a Camping World Truck Series race that was run under threatening skies and saw three front-runners knocked out by crashes.
Hornaday gave …

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Cory Mac Leads Qualifiers in Bristol
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Cory McClenathan, Ashley Force Hood, and Mike Edwards were fastest in their categories during qualifying for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on Friday.
If McClenathan’s 3.874 holds through tomorrow’s two sessions in Top …

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Johnson Again On Top At Lowe’s
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Concord, N.C. –  Jimmie Johnson’s Lowe’s-sponsored No. 48 Chevrolet hit another high note at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Johnson and his car won the pole for Saturday’s Sprint All-Star race. Seeing Johnson …

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Truck Qualifying Washed Out
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C., – Kyle Busch got another “1” by his name in the record book on Friday at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. When qualifying for tonight’s Camping World Truck Series race, …

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