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A self-described workaholic, Mike Salinas wheels his 330-mph Top Fuel dragster as a high-speed hobby. As of Sunday evening in Norwalk, Ohio, NHRA world champions Brittany Force and Steve Torrence wish Salinas had taken up …

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Ashley and Junior Have A Lot In Common
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Commerce, Ga. –  If there have ever been two race drivers who really understand what the other is going through, it’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Ashley Force Hood. Although they …

Fri, 04/17/09 – 13:35 | 2 Comments
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In an effort to make it easier for race fans to purchase tickets the Darlington Raceway ticket office will now be open every Saturday and Sunday through the Southern 500 on May 9 track President …

Fri, 04/17/09 – 13:33 | Comments Off on Darlington Expands Ticket Times
Petty Signs Allmendinger for 2010 Season
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STATESVILLE, N.C. – Richard Petty Motorsports announced today AJ Allmendinger will race for the team in the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.   
 “This was an easy decision for Richard Petty Motorsports,” said Tom Reddin, the …

Fri, 04/17/09 – 11:28 | Comments Off on Petty Signs Allmendinger for 2010 Season
Realist Burton Heads To Phoenix Rested But Restless
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jeff Burton’s grasp of the NASCAR Universe is exceeded only by the gut feelings associated with his own racing world.
A ninth-place finish in the Sprint Cup Series most recent event, …

Thu, 04/16/09 – 22:48 | 2 Comments
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Andretti Green Racing ace Tony Kanaan will make his 100th IndyCar Series start this weekend when the series makes its first visit to the Streets of Long Beach, Calif.
“It shows you that I’m getting old,” said …

Thu, 04/16/09 – 22:46 | Comments Off on Tony Kanaan Going On 100 This Weekend
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Long Beach, Calif.  – Opening practice for Saturday afternoon’s Tequila Patron American Le Mans Series race was an all-Acura affair, with two LMP1 Acuras and an LMP2 Acura rounding out the top three on the …

Thu, 04/16/09 – 22:45 | Comments Off on Acura On Target In Long Beach Practice
Schu Shines: His Drivers Are Dominating NHRA
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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 In all forms of motorsports today, multi-car teams have a distinct advantage. It’s true in NASCAR, as Rick Hendrick, Jack Roush, Joe Gibbs, Richard Childress and others have shown.
 But compared …

Thu, 04/16/09 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Schu Shines: His Drivers Are Dominating NHRA
Junior Heads To Desert Hoping To End Drought
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Dale Earnhardt Jr. went on vacation last weekend promising to “raise a little hell.” What could it hurt? Considering Junior’s lackluster start to the 2009 Sprint …

Thu, 04/16/09 – 14:45 | 3 Comments
Partial Verdict Reached On Castroneves
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A partial verdict in the tax-evasion case against IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves has been reached by a federal jury in Miami.
The jury, however, was hung up on several other counts.
The federal judge in the case, …

Thu, 04/16/09 – 14:40 | Comments Off on Partial Verdict Reached On Castroneves
Mario Not Pushing Marco For Start-Up F1 Ride
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Catching up with Mario Andretti on some racing issues, I spoke with him by cell phone after he watched grandson Marco finish 13th in the IndyCar Series season opener in St. …

Thu, 04/16/09 – 13:53 | Comments Off on Mario Not Pushing Marco For Start-Up F1 Ride