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Holtgraver holds on to win Lernerville opener

By Thomas Zuck
Danny Holtgraver opened Lernerville Speedway’s 2014 season in fine fashion. The 2010 Lernerville Sprint Car champion had a free weekend from his All Star Sprint …

Lernerville adds events to racing season
By Thomas Zuck
The green flag will fly Friday night as Lernerville Speedway opens its 46th season of racing. Once again the schedule is jammed with a mix of regular weekly shows as well as regional and national touring events. Last Saturday, the track had over 50 cars in the pits to take …
Harvick’s late pass secures win
By The Associated Press
DARLINGTON, S.C. — Kevin Harvick capped his biggest weekend at Darlington Raceway with his first Southern 500 victory Saturday night, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two …
Paulk: Looking to counter-punch
By Ralph N. Paulk
Two weeks ago, the oft-troubled IndyCar Series got a needed shot in the arm during its opening weekend of competition. The fireworks started long before …
Paulk: Top drivers still dominating NASCAR
By Ralph N. Paulk
For the most part, parity is a good thing. It strengthens competition and adds an unpredictable element to any sport. However, in NASCAR, it’s far …
Busch outduels Johnson at Martinsville, ends winless streak
By The Associated Press
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time winner …
Paulk: Franchitti settles into new role
By Ralph N. Paulk
Dario Franchitti isn’t sure if he’s suited for his new role with Target Chip Ganassi Racing. Or, at least, it will take him time to adjust. The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner arrived in St. Petersburg, Fla., earlier this week feeling rather apprehensive about his new job — that of an …
Ganassi, Penske feud heats up IndyCar season
By The Associated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Chip Ganassi just wanted to watch a Yankees game, not dodge a brush-back pitch from his biggest rival. The president of Team Penske aimed his barbs high and tight at Ganassi, and now IndyCar’s top two organizations are embroiled in a back-and-forth verbal spat that quickly …
Paulk: Hamlin puts distance between himself, crash
By Ralph N. Paulk
A year ago, Denny Hamlin’s career seemingly was in jeopardy after a horrific crash at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. There were doubts the …
Edwards wins rain-interrupted race at Bristol
By The Associated Press
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Carl Edwards claimed a rain-soaked win at Bristol Motor Speedway, where weather wreaked havoc on yet another Sprint Cup race. The rain …
Paulk: Successful Earnhardt boosts start
By Ralph Paulk
Unlike most professional athletes, there isn’t a distinguishable love-hate relationship with Dale Earnhardt Jr. It seems most everyone — drivers and fans alike — find …
Motor sports notebook: Busch victorious again at Bristol
By The Associated Press
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch got his 16th career win at Bristol Motor Speedway — more than any other NASCAR driver at any other track …
Earnhardt Jr.’s gamble misfires, Keselowski wins in Vegas
By Ralph N. Paulk
LAS VEGAS — Dale Earnhardt Jr. figured he had nothing to lose after clinching a spot in the Chase with his win in the season-opening …
Ganassi signs 18-year-old Kwasniewski as developmental driver
By Ralph N. Paulk
LAS VEGAS — Chip Ganassi made another move to strengthen his NASCAR program by announcing the signing of teenager Dylan Kwasniewski as a developmental driver …
Paulk: Dixon eyes Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600 double
By Ralph N. Paulk
LAS VEGAS — Scott Dixon, the reigning IndyCar Series champion, said he would jump at the opportunity to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola …
Ganassi celebrates 25 successful years with Target
By Ralph N. Paulk
LAS VEGAS — Chip Ganassi figured his auto racing programs someday would become as big and successful as they are. There wasn’t any pretense of …