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COVID-19-related restrictions in the Phoenix area have prompted NHRA officials to cancel the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The national event in Chandler, Ariz., originally was scheduled for April 23-25 as …

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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 …

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 …

Fri, 04/3/09 – 18:45 | Comments Off on GM Woes Spread Concern In NASCAR
Reutimann Earns Cup Pole at Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas – David Reutimann says qualifying a Sprint Cup car at Texas Motor Speedway can be painful, even under the best of circumstances.
“When you leave pit road here …

Fri, 04/3/09 – 17:35 | Comments Off on Reutimann Earns Cup Pole at Texas
Cup Banquet Could Be Vegas Bound
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Fort Worth, Texas –What happens in New York City might be headed to Vegas at the end of the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Awards Banquet, a …

Fri, 04/3/09 – 15:35 | One Comment
Cory Mac Riding High Into Vegas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Things are shaping up nicely for NHRA Top Fuel driver Cory McClenathan and his team this weekend.
Not only does he arrived at The Strip at Las Vegas riding the momentum …

Fri, 04/3/09 – 14:00 | Comments Off on Cory Mac Riding High Into Vegas
Bruton Smith Humbled By Call From Texas Hall
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Marcus Smith says the people who know his father best swear that motorsports mogul O. Bruton Smith is “a teddy bear” of a man.
“He is really …

Thu, 04/2/09 – 21:18 | One Comment
Busch Breezes To Nationwide Pole In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Kyle Busch will bid for an unprecedented third consecutive NASCAR Nationwide Series victory at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday from the best seat in the house, and …

Thu, 04/2/09 – 21:15 | One Comment
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Fort Worth, Texas – Terry Cook and Paul Menard paced the opening two practices Friday for the O’Reilly 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Cook, driver of the No. 91 MSRP Motorsports Chevrolet, …

Thu, 04/2/09 – 16:28 | Comments Off on Menard and Cook Fast At Texas
Bill Elliott’s Son Fast Tracking At Age 13
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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 The voice on the phone was strong and clear, confident yet pleasant and conversational. It was hard to imagine it coming from a 13-year-old seventh grader.
 “Hi, this is Chase Elliott,” …

Thu, 04/2/09 – 14:35 | 4 Comments
Hunter-Reay Feeling Red, White and Good
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Ryan Hunter-Reay, sounding a tad bushed by a hectic couple of days that involved nothing less than his fate as an open-wheel driver, perked up a bit when something was …

Thu, 04/2/09 – 14:30 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Feeling Red, White and Good