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Archive for November 2010

John Force captures 15th NHRA Funny Car championship

John Force became the oldest champion in the history of the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series as he picked up the win on Sunday afternoon to secure the title. The emotional championship comes just three years after a horrific accident in Dallas nearly put Force into retirement.

Edwards Wins At Phoenix; Hamlin’s Chase Lead Shrinks

Carl Edwards swept the weekend’s stock car races at Phoenix International Raceway with his Sunday win on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but, the drama of the championship battle shared center stage as the sun set in the Southwest.

Pursley wins NASCAR K&N Pro Series West In Phoenix

Greg Pursley won the 3 Amigos Tequila 125, pulling away on a final restart with seven laps remaining. It was Pursley’s second win of the year and his first victory at the track he called his ‘absolute favorite.’

Anderson’s qualifying results nets NHRA Pro Stock championship

Greg Anderson locked himself into Sunday’s NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Pro Stock final round and in doing so clinched the division’s championship.

Edwards dominates Nationwide race at Phoenix

Carl Edwards had the dominant NASCAR Nationwide Series car on Saturday afternoon en route to victory at Phoenix International Raceway.

Bowyer wins Phoenix Truck race; Bodine clinches series title

Clint Bowyer made a rare start on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pay off with a victory at Phoenix International Raceway while Todd Bodine used a top-flight run to claim his series second championship.

NHRA Full Throttle Champions To Be Crowned This Weekend

For the first time since the initial NHRA Countdown season in 2007, all four Full Throttle world champions will be crowned at Pomona.

Brian Vickers- Waiting To Get His Wings Back

NASCAR Columnist Cathy Elliott sat down with Red Bull Racing’s Brian Vickers and learned what the sidelined driver has been up to for much of the season after being diagnosed with blood clots in May that forced him out of the seat of his Toyota Camry.

Jason Meyers Sweeps World Finals to Claim World of Outlaws Championship

Jason Meyers put his name in the records books as the first driver ever from the state of California to win a World of Outlaws title and became just the eighth driver in the storied 30-plus year history of the series to be crowned champion.

Hamlin Wins At Texas, Takes Chase Lead

Denny Hamlin stormed past Matt Kenseth late on Sunday afternoon en route to his eighth victory of the season. The win at Texas Motor Speedway moved Hamlin atop the driver’s standings in NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Edwards wins at Texas; Keselowski takes title

Carl Edwards won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway while Brad Keselowski’s top-3 finish netted his first NASCAR championship.

Late Restart Gives Busch Truck Series Win At Texas

Kyle Busch picked up another victory on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The win at Texas Motor Speedway padded the owner/driver’s lead in the series’ owners championship chase wih two races to go in the season.

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