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INDYCAR-sanctioned races at Portland (Ore.) International Raceway, and a doubleheader weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three NTT IndyCar Series events previously scheduled now will …

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IRL’s Vision Racing hires Hunter-Reay
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Vision Racing of the IndyCar series announced Tuesday that it has hired Ryan Hunter-Reay to drive for it in the 2009 season.
Hunter-Reay, 28, joins fellow American, Ed Carpenter, on the team’s driver roster.
Hunter-Reay, who won …

Tue, 03/31/09 – 17:35 | Comments Off on IRL’s Vision Racing hires Hunter-Reay
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Sammy Johns is a veteran crew chief who is working this year with a driver who is not all that young, but is newish to NASCAR, A.J. Allmendinger. This week, Johnson answered some questions about …

Tue, 03/31/09 – 17:35 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Samsung 500 Preview
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NASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series head to Texas Motor Speedway, one of the sport’s fastest tracks. Hear from David Ragan and Joey Logano, who are attempting to run both races this weekend.

Tue, 03/31/09 – 11:30 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: Samsung 500 Preview
Sutherlin Marlin About To Take Her Shot
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
She inherited her dad’s corn-silk hair, her mom’s vivaciousness, her folks’ Tennessee twang and her grandparents’ wry sense of humor.
If she also inherited her family’s racing genes, look out – Sutherlin Marlin just could become NASCAR’s Danica Patrick.

Tue, 03/31/09 – 11:27 | One Comment
Good Times Roll Into Bad Times for GM
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Talk about your buzz kills.
Yesterday afternoon – and presumably well into the evening – NASCAR team-owner Rick Hendrick and his guys were brows deep in a party …

Mon, 03/30/09 – 14:40 | Comments Off on Good Times Roll Into Bad Times for GM
Harvick Wins Delayed Trucks Race
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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For the second week in a row, Kevin Harvick wore two hats to a NASCAR Victory Lane.
Monday, week and a couple days after winning a Nationwide Series race at Bristol …

Mon, 03/30/09 – 12:25 | Comments Off on Harvick Wins Delayed Trucks Race
Johnson Bumps Way to Martinsville Win
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 provided some quick relief for race fans looking for some old-fashioned slam-bang racing.
Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin put on a short-track racing clinic in …

Mon, 03/30/09 – 6:35 | Comments Off on Johnson Bumps Way to Martinsville Win
Kansas Speedway Chases Casino, 2nd Cup Race
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Kansas Speedway’s drive to land a second Sprint Cup date will restart today when track president Jeff Boerger officially submits a bid for construction of a …

Mon, 03/30/09 – 6:29 | Comments Off on Kansas Speedway Chases Casino, 2nd Cup Race
NASCAR Newscast – Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 Recap
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Three-time defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and Prerace Driver Rating favorite Jimmie Johnson claimed his first win of the season with a late-race pass of Denny Hamlin at Martinsville Speedway. It was Johnson’s fifth …

Sun, 03/29/09 – 18:24 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast – Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 Recap
Force Hood’s Second Funny Car Win Erases All Doubts
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Rarely does a driver’s second career victory outshine his or her first. For myriad reasons, including a lingering conspiracy theory, Ashley Force Hood labeled career NHRA Funny Car victory No. …

Sun, 03/29/09 – 18:20 | 3 Comments