NHRA: Larry Dixon Looks to Maintain Points Lead Heading to St. Louis

Dixon looks to maintain his points lead in Top Fuel heading into St. Louis; Gateway International Raceway and NHRA are providing a 15% discount to active-duty and retired service members for this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals; NHRA has rescheduled the conclusion of the NHRA Arizona Nationals for most competitors in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series to Monday, July 19, following the 23rd annual Fram Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, scheduled for July 16–18; and more news from the NHRA.

Racing News: Race Team Owners Say No More 4-Wide Drags

NHRA’s Professional Racers Owners Organization (PRO) says it will not participate in another four-wide competition for points; North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue creates the Governor’s Motorsports Advisory Council designed to protect and expand the motorsports industry in North Carolina;  the Friends of Hinchliffe Stadium received a $32,000 grant to conduct a study and plan for preservation of the stadium in Paterson, New Jersey; and more racing news.

Racing News: Harvick and Busch Sweep NASCAR Weekend in Nashville

Kevin Harvick (Nationwide) and Kyle Busch (Trucks) sweep two major NASCAR events last weekend; the SFI Foundation Inc. gives all clear for teams and drivers to use Impact Racing gear purchased in 2009 and 2010; bad weather and track conditions spoil Eldora Speedway’s opening weekend; John Andretti and Bruno Junqueira land rides for the Indianapolis 500; and more racing news. 


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