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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Chad Knaus, the only crew chief Jimmie Johnson has known while winning six NASCAR Sprint Cup championships, isn’t on the chopping block.
But Johnson, who was eliminated from this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Sunday at Talladega, Ala., made it clear that he knows the day is coming when there [...]

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NASCAR Network Surfing: Good Or Bad For Fans?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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ESPN is getting out of NASCAR, NBC is getting in and Fox is Fox. So who here are making the good moves, who are making the bad moves and, most importantly, are any of the the moves good for fans?
Any analysis of the situation must, it seems, start with an [...]

Fri, 07/26/13 – 11:38 | Comments Off
Jordan Taylor Racks Up Another Grand-Am Pole
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Wayne Taylor Racing driver Jordan Taylor captured his third consecutive Daytona Prototype pole position, breaking the track record with a lap of 1 minute, 22.251 seconds (110.909 mph) in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP.
He will be joined on the front row by Memo Rojas, who ran his final lap in 1:22.375 (110.742 mph) [...]

Thu, 07/25/13 – 18:07 | Comments Off
Austin Dillon Wins Truck Race At Dirty Old Eldora
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Austin Dillon won Wednesday night’s Camping World Truck Racing Series event at Eldora Speedway in NASCAR’s return to dirt-track racing.
Dillon stayed ahead of Kyle Larson and Ryan Newman as they banged away at each other over the final scheduled laps of the three-segment, 150-lapper and then through a couple more laps after a green/white/checkered restart.
“It [...]

Wed, 07/24/13 – 22:54 | Comments Off
Stewart Has Dirty Reputation As Track Owner
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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ROSSBURG, Ohio – Dave Blaney will make a rare start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tonight when he pilots the No. 19 Ford owned by Brad Keselowski in the inaugural Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway.
Aside from being a veteran driver, Blaney also wears the hat of a race [...]

Wed, 07/24/13 – 15:46 | Comments Off
Kanaan Heads Back For Seconds At The Brickyard
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Apparently, it’s the best-tasting meal in auto racing: 100-year-old red brick coated with a thin film of motor oil and lightly sprinkled with a gritty dusting of pulverized rubber. It’s so good that Tony Kanaan just could not wait a whole year to put his lips to another helping.
During a teleconference on Tuesday afternoon, Kanaan [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 19:45 | Comments Off
Bloomquist Slides Into NASCAR In Truck At Eldora
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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ROSSBURG, Ohio – Scott Bloomquist is arguably the greatest stock car driver to never turn a lap in a NASCAR event.
But that will all change Wednesday evening when the Mooresburg, Tenn. native joins 29 others to make history by competing in the first NASCAR dirt race since 1970.
Bloomquist will pilot [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 18:48 | 2 Comments
NBC In, ESPN Out As NASCAR Home In 2015
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The 2015 racing season will bring major changes to the broadcast coverage of NASCAR events.
NASCAR and NBC Sports Group announced today they have reached a comprehensive agreement that grants NBC Universal exclusive rights to the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR Nationwide Series events, select NASCAR Regional and Touring Series events [...]

Tue, 07/23/13 – 15:16 | Comments Off
Allen Johnson Crowned King Again In Colorado
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Allen Johnson cemented his reputation as the “King of Thunder Mountain” Sunday afternoon, claiming his second consecutive Pro Stock win at Bandimere Speedway – and fifth in seven years – during the 34th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Morrison, Colo.
Johnson defeated Lakewood, Colo., native V. Gaines in an all-Mopar final round during the 25th [...]

Mon, 07/22/13 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Logano Holds Off Teammate Hornish At Chicagoland
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Joey Logano took the lead on the final restart and led the final 15 laps to win Sunday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.
It was Logano’s second win in the NNS this season, having also won June 1 at Dover International Speedway.
Sam Hornish Jr. and Penske Racing teammate Logano went at each other [...]

Sun, 07/21/13 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Bandimere Still An Allen Johnson Kind of Place
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Reigning Pro Stock world champion Allen Johnson continued his qualifying prowess at Bandimere Speedway Saturday, racing to his second pole position of the season during the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car) and Adam Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also lead their categories as No. 1 qualifiers at the 14th of [...]

Sun, 07/21/13 – 6:46 | Comments Off