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  • 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.

  • Seal Cove Auto Museum set to open

    TREMONT — The Seal Cove Auto Museum opens Friday, May 22, with a new look and a new mission. Just 100 years after the first Maine Auto Show was held in Bangor, the museum will feature exhibits that share that period in automotive history. A sporty, red, 1909 Corbin – which could have been at

  • On the Road Review: Ford F-150 SuperCrew

    The Ford Motor Co.’s best-selling product gets a modest external makeover for 2009 plus a host of subtle but important revisions inside and under the hood in an attempt to stay atop the sales charts in a soft market. Ford has stayed with the bold styling that debuted in 2004 while polishing the edges. The

  • Ageless Martin Posts Second Win This Season

    DARLINGTON, S.C. — Mark Martin did it again. The oldest driver in the 43-car field showed the youngsters a thing or two Saturday night in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. “It’s absolutely unbelievable,” Martin said. “This is a big surprise. We had a strong car, but I never expected to win. Alan Gustafson (Martin’s