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  • Logano Is Chicago Nationwide Winner

    JOLIET, Ill. — Joey Logano picked up his third NASCAR Nationwide Series win of the season, and the fourth of his career in Saturday’s race at the Chicagoland Speedway. Top-10 leaders after 18 of 35: 1. Kyle Busch-2931, 2. Edwards-2739, 3. Keselowski-2597, 4. Leffler-2527, 5. Logano-2395, 6. Allgaier-2140, 7. Bliss-2129, 8. Gaughan-2080, 9. S. Wallace-2065,

  • On The Road Review: 2010 Volvo XC60

    Long known for its family of boxy looking family wagons, Volvo has yet another five-door wagon now on the market. Yet, this latest model is anything but boxy and in many ways may be the finest family offering yet from this modest Swedish automaker. The 2010 XC60 is a crossover wagon based on the successful

  • Logano Gets First Cup Win

    LOUDON, N.H. — Nineteen-year-old Joey Logano won Sunday’s rain-shortened Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Speedway to become the youngest driver to ever win a Cup race. LOUDON, N.H. — Nineteen-year-old Joey Logano won Sunday’s rain-shortened Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Speedway to become the youngest driver to ever win a Cup race. With

  • Hornaday Dominates Memphis Truck Race

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ron Hornaday Jr. took home his second straight Elvis trophy with an overpowering victory Saturday in the Camping World Truck Series race at Memphis Motorsports Park. Hornaday led 175 of 201 laps on the .75-mile track. The driver of the Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet had a commanding lead over Brian Scott’s Toyota

  • Kyle Busch Busch Gets Fifth Nationwide Win

    LOUDON, N.H. — After back-to-back second-place finishes in the past two Nationwide Series races, Kyle Busch got back into victory lane by winning Saturday’s Camping World RV Sales 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. LOUDON, N.H. — After back-to-back second-place finishes in the past two Nationwide Series races, Kyle Busch got back into

  • On The Road Review: BMW Z4

    When BMW introduced the Z3 sports car in 1995, it was the brand’s dramatic re-entry into the two-passenger sports segment for a company more focused on sporting sedans and luxury cars. The Z3 created quite a stir in the marketplace and revitalized a segment dominated by Mazda’s popular Miata. The Z3 was built at BMW’s

  • On The Road Review: Dodge Challenger SRT8

    Muscle cars are generating a lot of halo-style excitement for Detroit’s automakers as a restyled Ford Mustang is being joined by an all-new Chevy Camaro and the very potent Dodge Challenger. These cars are all serious head-turning lookers with on the road performance that puts their vaunted brethren from the pony-car wars of the late

  • Weekend Racing Schedule for June 27 – 28, 2009

    The Cup and Nationwide teams will be at the 1.058-mile New Hampshire Speedway, while the Camping World Trucks travel to the .75-mile Memphis Motorsports Park. Saturday, June 27 Nationwide Series World RV Rental 200, race 16 of 35; Starting time: 2:30 p.m. (EDT); TV: ESPN2. Camping World Series O’Reilly 200, race 11 of 25; Starting

  • Kahne Wins Sonoma Road Course Race

    SONOMA, Calif. — Kasey Kahne survived four double-file restarts against Tony Stewart, including a green/white/checkered one, to win Sunday’s Toyota SaveMart 350 at Infineon Raceway. The win was the 10th of his career, but the first on a road course. His previous best finish at Infineon was 23rd in 2007. “I learned to drive on

  • Edwards Gets First Nationwide Win of Season

    WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Carl Edwards made the trip from Infineon Raceway in California worthwhile on Saturday night, winning the Nationwide Series race at the Milwaukee Mile. Edwards left Infineon earlier in the day, where he practiced his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car, to race at Milwaukee. Having to start at the rear of the