Archive for October, 2011

From One Champion to Another, Jimmie Johnson Reflects on the Passing of Dan Wheldon

October 17, 2011 No Comments

Dan Wheldon’s passing came far too soon, in such a tragic manner. What should have been a day we crowned a champion, became a day full of sorrow and the loss of one. Wheldon, the 2005 Indycar Series champion and two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, passed away Sunday afternoon from unsurvivable injuries suffered in a […]

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NSCS: Tragedy In IndyCar Brings ‘Painful’ Reminder To NASCAR

October 17, 2011 No Comments

After covering the Bank of America 500 from the Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night, I anticipated spending my Sunday afternoon ‘relaxing’ for a change, that was not the case. As anticipated, I would flip on my local ABC network to catch the season finale of the IZOD IndyCar race from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, […]

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NSCS: Matt Kenseth- Winner at Charlotte, But Winner of The Chase?

October 16, 2011 No Comments

Just when you think Matt Kenseth is ‘out’ of either a race or a championship run, he always seems to find a way to get it done, and he did just that Saturday night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The win was not only a great momentum starter for the Wisconsin native, but it was […]

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NSCS at Charlotte: Jimmie Johnson Suffers Hard Hit; As Do His Title Hopes

October 16, 2011 No Comments

Just days after Jimmie Johnson deflected questions surrounding the Sport’s Illustrated cover ‘curse’, the five-time champion saw his efforts at a sixth straight title take a devastating hit when a late race wreck eliminated him front contention for a win on Saturday. Johnson, who was third in points coming into today’s race riding a hot-streak […]

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NCWTS: Ron Hornaday Jr. Wins Back-to-Back In Vegas

October 16, 2011 No Comments

Apparently winning four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2011 season wasn’t enough for Ron Hornaday Jr., as he won Saturday’s carnage filled Smith’s 350 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in dominant fashion. It was career win number 51 for the 53-year-old Hornaday who placed himself right into the title mix after leading the most […]

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NSCS: Kevin Harvick- Championship On His Mind?

October 16, 2011 No Comments

Kevin Harvick finished right where he needed to Saturday night under the lights at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, to remain in contention for his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. “We made it through the first five Chase races this year. We have had a lot of goals that we wanted to achieve this […]

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NSCS Race Results at Charlotte: Matt Kenseth Wins; Teammate Carl Edwards Leads Points

October 16, 2011 No Comments

Matt Kenseth won the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, stretching his lead over the field in the final laps en route to his third win of the season. Kenseth maintained his lead on the final restart with 12 to go, beating Kyle Busch to the line by 0.968 seconds. Points leader Carl […]

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NCWTS: Parker Kligerman- Ready To Win

October 15, 2011 No Comments

When this 2011 season began for the Camping World Truck Series back in Daytona, one of the main story lines was the amount of young, up and coming talent in the series. Drivers such as; Austin Dillon, Cole Whitt, James Buescher,Joey Coulter,Nelson Piquet Jr.as well as others were all were expected to contend for wins while making […]

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