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20th Sep 2012

Ennis, TX. – The Texas Motorplex‘s all-concrete racing surface is just the kind of place that Chris Demke and the Maddern Racing Team has been waiting for. It is here where they can flex their tuning muscles and let it rip. The adjustments and revisions they have made to their Peen Rite/ OSI / 801 Racing Top Alcohol Dragster will make this weekend’s race something to watch.

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20th Sep 2012

JOLIET, Ill.— Brad Keselowski delivered a body blow to the championship aspirations of Jimmie Johnson, but the five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion was hardly down for the count.

With a pass for the lead that seemed certain to spark controversy in the Hendrick Motorsports camp, Keselowski won Sunday's Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, the first race in the Chase for the Sprint...

20th Sep 2012

JOLIET, Ill. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. blamed himself for having to start from the rear of the field in Sunday's Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but an eighth-place finish was enough to raise his spirits — at least somewhat.

Earnhardt claimed the fourth starting position in time trials but over-revved his engine after his qualifying lap — a freak occurrence.

"We ran a qualifying...

20th Sep 2012

JOLIET, Ill. -- Throughout his NASCAR career, Brad Keselowski has defied conventional wisdom.

Brash and outspoken from the day he entered the sport, Keselowski, 28, drove aggressively from the outset, eschewing the traditional approach of treating your elders with deference as you learn the intricacies of racing at NASCAR's highest level.

Keselowski had his share of run-ins in...

20th Sep 2012

NASCAR has reinstated driver AJ Allmendinger after successful completion of the sanctioning body's Substance Abuse Policy Road to Recovery program, NASCAR announced Tuesday.

Allmendinger was suspended indefinitely from NASCAR competition after failing a drug test administered June 29 at Kentucky Speedway.

Allmendinger was suspended temporarily July 7 when the "A" sample of his...