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NHRA: Jason Line, Warren Johnson, Rickie Jones and Dan Runte Spend Thanksgiving Visiting With U.S. Troops in Frankfurt, Germany

Former Pro Stock world champions Jason Line and Warren Johnson, along with Pro Stock driver Rickie Jones and legendary Bigfoot monster truck driver Dan Runte, have begun a three-day Thanksgiving Week visit of the KaiserSlautern Military Community in Frankfurt, Germany.

Racing News: Jimmie Johnson Claims His Record Fifth-Straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Jimmie Johnson came from 15 points behind entering the season finale to claim his record fifth-straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Sunday afternoon at Florida’s Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Racing News: X Games Gold Medalist Travis Pastrana to Enter NASCAR Nationwide Series

EXTREME SPORT: Travis Pastrana, a multiple X Games gold medal winner and former Rally America champion, will try his hand at NASCAR next year when he enters up to seven NASCAR Nationwide Series events for Pastrana-Waltrip Racing.

Racing News: General Motors May Return to the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2012

POSSIBLE RETURN: General Motors is set to return to the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2012, according to a report by Autoextremeist.com’s Peter De Lorenzo. IndyCar officials have neither confirmed nor denied the report.

Racing News: Kasey Kahne Released From Richard Petty Motorsports; Set to Join Team Red Bull for 2011

A LITTLE EARLY: Kasey Kahne was given his release from Richard Petty Motorsports last week, allowing him to join his 2011 race team, Team Red Bull, last weekend at Martinsville (Virginia) Speedway.

Bristol Motor Speedway President and General Manager Jeff Byrd Passes Away

Jeff Byrd, Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway (BMS) president and general manager, passed away Sunday following a lengthy illness. He was 60.

Racing News: Second Class Hall of Fame Selections Announced

SECOND CLASS: David Pearson, Lee Petty, Bobby Allison, Ned Jarrett and Bud Moore have been selected as the second class to enter the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina.

 


Racing News: Chevrolet Clinches 34th Manufacturers Championship in NASCAR Sprint Cup

SECURED: With Tony Stewart’s victory Sunday at Auto Club Speedway in California, Chevrolet clinched its 34th manufacturers championship in NASCAR Sprint Cup competition.

Racing News: K&N Offers Scholarships to Aspiring Race Car Drivers

HELPING DEVELOP: K&N Filters will partner with the Ron Sutton Winner’s Circle program to supply young driver sponsorships worth as much as $25,000 to aspiring race car drivers.

Racing News: Levi Jones, Jerry Coons Jr. and Bryan Clauson Get Wins at 4-Crown Nationals

CROWNED: Levi Jones (sprint car), Jerry Coons Jr. (midget) and Bryan Clauson (Silver Crown) were the winners during the annual USAC 4-Crown Nationals at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway Saturday night.
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