Jeg Coughlin has driven his Jegs.com Chevrolet Cobalt to back-to-back victories in Vegas, winning last October's event and the one earlier this year in April.
THURSDAY, OCT. 29, 2009
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28, 2009
Carl Edwards (No. 99 SUBWAY Ford): “A year ago, I didn't want to go there at all because I knew the potential for losing points. But right now, I know the potential for Jimmie Johnson and Mark Martin and those guys to lose points. So...
TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2009
The historic track turned to a symbolic and meaningful ceremony to prepare for welcoming thousands of race fans to this weekend's events.
Ron Capps trails first place Robert Hight by 43 points heading into this weekend's event in Las Vegas with just two national events to go in the 2009 chase for the NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car championship.
The NASCAR Nationwide Series may have a weekend off but there is still plenty of work for teams to do in preparation for Texas in two weeks and the debut of a new car for 2010.
MONDAY, OCT. 26, 2009
Todd Bodine is heading for a fifth consecutive superspeedway victory at the 2.66-mile Alabama facility, including a third straight at Talladega. Bodine has won two of the three contested NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at Talladega
Jason Meyers finished fourth at Lone Star Speedway last weekend to earn his series leading 53rd Top-10 finish of the season. For the native of Clovis, California it was his second consecutive fourth-place finish at the blazing fast half-mile in East Texas.
In Funny Car, a female driver is trying to make history and become the first of her gender to win a world championship crown in the wildly unpredictable category which her father, John Force, has dominated for most of two decades. In order to do...
SUNDAY, OCT. 25, 2009
In a green-white-checkered-flag finish that ended under caution with John Andretti wrecked at the finish line, Denny Hamlin pulled away from Jimmie Johnson over the final two laps of the Tums Fast Relief 500.
The victory was Joey Saldana’s third consecutive in the state of Texas and was the fifth win of his career in the Lone Star State.
SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 2009
ABRA Unlimited Hydroplanes will race in the Middle East during the month of November and the action will be available on the series' website via a live audio and video stream.
Brad Keselowski picked up an extra $75,000 from Nationwide as part of its Dash 4 Cash program. He won a $25,000 bonus for winning the race and $50,000 for scoring the most points in the four Dash 4 Cash races.
Driving the No. 1 Red Horse Racing Toyota for the first time this season, at a venue the Danville, Va., driver considers his home track, Timothy Peters collected his first victory in 64 starts in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series.
While battling the impacts of a terrible cold, it dawned on me that the Inland Empire should be part of the national racing landscape. We have great facilities, loyal fans and motels and space to accomodate a large gathering for such an event–the question is...
Fred Rahmer, who was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame earlier this year, will join 20-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser and Jac Haudenschild as fellow Hall of Famers in the field on Saturday night at the blazing fast half-mile.
It’s a pretty safe bet to say that the 42 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers on the track who are not named Jimmie Johnson probably feel the times they are currently living in are pretty interesting, although their descriptive term of choice might be a...
THURSDAY, OCT. 22, 2009
Donny Schatz and Jason Meyers are separated by just 18 markers heading into the inaugural $12,000 to-win WoO Fest at Lone Star Speedway in Kilgore, Texas on Saturday, October 24, as Schatz chases his fourth consecutive title, while Meyers looks for his first.
Mark Martin, the four-time series runner-up and renaissance man at age 50, began the Chase as its top seed and promptly won the first event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He remained at the top of the standings for the Chase’s first three weeks, finally...
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21, 2009
The inaugural WoO Fest for the World of Outlaws has gotten even bigger, as track owners Sam and Lisa Hafertepe have increased the purse for the event on Saturday, October 24 with $12,000 now awaiting the winner of the 30-lap A-Feature.
TUESDAY, OCT. 20, 2009
Joey Saldana was victorious in the series return to Lone Star Speedway in the spring, becoming just the third driver to win an A-Feature event at the track joining 20-time series champion Steve Kinser and three-time titlist Sammy Swindell on the winners list.
With three wins so far this season, Mike Skinner sits third in points as the trucks return to action this weekend.
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.