John Force picked up the win in Las Vegas on Sunday to move within 37 points of the Matt Hagan's points lead for the 2010 championship with one race remaining in the season.
SUNDAY, OCT. 31, 2010
SATURDAY, OCT. 30, 2010
The season has come down to this weekend's stop in Las Vegas and the finale in two weeks coming at Pomona. Both stops will be heart-stopping, but, Tony Schumacher holds the top speed after one round of qualifying at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
SUNDAY, OCT. 24, 2010
And the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is on- Denny Hamlin's victory on Sunday closes the gap to a mere six points between humself and four-time champion Jimmie Johnson.
Brad Keselowski had a rough outing at the summer stop for the NASCAR Nationwide Series where he was sent spinning across the finish line in a wrecked heap. This time Keselowski made the most of the final NASCAR race at the track located just outside...
Martinsville race featured twin sisters Amber and Angela Cope of Spanaway, WA. The twins made their series debut driving for the uncle and past Daytona 500 winner Derricke Cope.
SUNDAY, OCT. 17, 2010
Eric Holmes, out of Escalon, Calif., celebrated his 36th birthday in style by winning the race from the pole position, his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season and led a race-high 108 laps all while inching closer to his third series title. He...
Craig Dollansky continued his winning ways at Tri-State Speedway on Saturday night, winning a thriller over Joey Saldana to score his third career win at the track. For Dollansky the $10,000 win was his fourth of the season and the 35th of his career with...
Jamie McMurray may not have made the 2010 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs among its 12 highest points holding drivers, but that doesn't mean his Bass Pro Shop Chevrolet team will go away quietly. McMurray nabbed a win in Saturday's Bank of America...
SATURDAY, OCT. 16, 2010
Brad Keselowski gambled on old tires that his Dodge Challenger would be able to hold off the charging NASCAR Nationwide Series field chasing him over the final 56 laps. When the checkered flag fell in Charlotte on Friday night Keselowski's gamble paid off with victory...
MONDAY, OCT. 11, 2010
SUNDAY, OCT. 10, 2010
Steve Kinser lined up fourth and moved up to third on the opening lap getting by Daryn Pittman. He then worked on Jason Meyers for third and dove under him coming off turn three on the ninth lap. That set up a battle between Kinser...
Kyle Busch earned his 42nd victory of his career and fourth at California Speedway as he dominated the NASCAR Nationwide Series event held Saturday afternoon in Fontana.
Matt Hagan powered his DieHard Dodge Charger to a 4.046-second run in the final qualifying session to officially certify his category-leading time of 4.011 seconds from Friday as an NHRA national record. If Hagan can hold the performance mark through the remainder of the weekend...
SATURDAY, OCT. 9, 2010
Matt Hagan, who trailed series leader John Force by 25 points entering the race, was quickest in Funny Car with a track-record effort of 4.011 seconds at 311.56 mph in his DieHard Dodge Charger.
Inspiration from Joe Kopp’s family to win a championship and go out on his own terms have guided the Latus Harley Davidson-backed rider to a storybook ending. Giving back to young riders, including Colbert’s Wyatt Anderson, has been a humbling part of being the sport’s...
THURSDAY, OCT. 7, 2010
Jason Meyers, the current point leader, had a strong weekend at Williams Grove, finishing third in the finale after an eighth-place run in the opener to extend his lead to 102 markers over Steve Kinser. Meyers has won 10 times this season, which is second...
SUNDAY, OCT. 3, 2010
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver started from the pole and never looked back en route to the victory on Saturday afternoon,
SATURDAY, OCT. 2, 2010
The win for Greg Hodnett in the Macri Concrete/J&S Fabrication Maxim was worth $8,000 and helped extend the Pennsylvania Posse’s win streak to nine over the World of Outlaws. Donny Schatz’s win in the finale of the 2008 Summer Nationals marked the last time a...
FRIDAY, OCT. 1, 2010
Joey Saldana rejoins the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series this weekend and hopes to climb back into the chase for the 2010 championship.
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.