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  • Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race

    LEBANON, Tn. — Kyle Busch celebrated his win in the Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway by smashing the Gibson Guitar given him for winning. Busch said he made a promise to his team members last year that if he ever won a race at Nashville, he would give them each a

  • Stewart Wins on Fumes at Pocono

    LONG POND, Pa. — “I hate this kind of racing,” said Tony Stewart just prior to winning Sunday’s Sprint Cup Pocono 500 on fuel mileage. Stewart, who won the pole, had to start the 200-lap race as the last car in the 43-car field after wrecking his primary car during Saturday’s practice. He conserved fuel

  • Scott Is Dover Truck Winner

    Brian Scott became the sixth different driver in seven races to win a Craftsman Truck Series race, as he took Saturday’s AAA Insurance 200 at Dover. Top 10 leaders: 1. Hornaday-1,056, 2. Skinner-1,029, 3. Crafton-1,027, 4. Kyle Busch-1,000, 5. Scott-949, 6. Bodine-946, 7. Cook-920, 8. McCumbee-916, 9. Starr-903, 10. Benson-887. For more arts & leisure

  • Johnson Wins Thriller at Dover

    DOVER, Del. — Jimmie Johnson’s Sunday win in the Autism 400 at Dover was nothing less than incredible. Johnson, who led 298 laps of the 400-lap race, took on four tires with 30 laps to go. Many other teams only got two. The two extra tires cost Johnson 11 positions. He went from first to

  • Keselowski Gets Nationwide Win

    Brad Keselowski raced to his first Nationwide Series victory of the season at Dover on Saturday. Top 10 leaders after 12 of 35: 1. Kyle Busch-1,836, 2. Edwards-1,796, 3. Leffler-1,683, 4. Logano-1,670, 5. Keselowski-1,663, 6. Keller-1,434, 7. Gaughan-1,364, 8. Ragan-1,358, 9. Bliss-1,355, 10. Allgaier-1,344.

  • June 5 – 7 Racing Schedule

    All three of NASCAR’s major series will be at different tracks. The Craftsman Trucks are at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway, while the Nationwide Series will be at Nashville Superspeedway. The Sprint Cup teams travel to Pocono in Pennsylvania. Friday, June 5Craftsman Trucks Winstar World Casino 300, Starting time: 8:30 p.m. (EDT); TV: Speed. Saturday,

  • On The Road Review: Lincoln MKS

    The Lincoln MKS is the next alpha-labeled model from Ford’s luxury car division. Replacing the departed LS sedan, Lincoln is positioning this front- or all-wheel-drive model as its flagship premium full-size sedan. The MKS might also become the future alternative for the aging Town Car platform as well. The Lincoln MKS is the next alpha-labeled

  • Stewart/Haas Racing a Big Surprise

    When Tony Stewart announced in 2008 he was going to accept an offer to become half owner of Haas CNC Racing, a Sprint Cup team, many fans questioned his decision. Owner Gene Haas had been convicted of mail fraud and was serving time in a California federal prison. While the financial end of it looked

  • On The Road Review: Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid Pickup

    If your best-selling product, a very profitable industry stalwart for over 30-years, an innovator that is often copied, a vehicle that was just recently the “Truck of the Year” is now considered “not what Americans want to drive,” then you have to make some modifications to remain relevant. GM’s full-size Chevrolet Silverado — and the

  • Stewart Wins All-Star Race

    CONCORD, N.C. — Tony Stewart led only once for two laps in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, but they were the most important ones, as he paced the final two circuits around the 1.5-mile oval after getting by Matt Kenseth for the lead on lap 98 of the 100-lap event.