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FBI, IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll

FBI, IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll

on July 1, 2015, 7:05 AM / in NASCAR, National News

By Mike Fish, ESPN Senior Writer FBI and IRS officials are investigating Patricia Driscoll, former girlfriend of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, over allegations she has mishandled money as executive director of the multimillion-dollar Armed Forces Foundation, three sources told Outside the Lines. The investigation follows an Outside the Lines report on May 22 that detailed a host of questionable practices […]

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Congrats – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

on June 18, 2015, 7:13 AM / in NASCAR

#88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced on twitter that he and girlfriendAmy Reimann are engaged. No date or details mentioned. While vacationing in Germany learning about his ancestors during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series off-week, Dale Earnhardt Jr. proposed to long-time girlfriend Amy Reimann. And she said “yes.”(HMS)(6-17-2015) Looking forward to the rest of my life with this amazing girl. https://t.co/EuGZbCVynM — Dale Earnhardt Jr. […]

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Dominator Spreading Love of Cars

Dominator Spreading Love of Cars

on June 3, 2015, 6:01 AM / in NASCAR

The thing that brings the most pride to Joe “Dominator” Woods about being a part of the show “Street Outlaws” has nothing to do with win lights or where he ranks in the Oklahoma City Top 10 and has everything to do with providing automotive inspiration. “My whole goal with the show wasn’t about the street racing part of it,” […]

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Gambler’s Races Added to Outlaw Event

Gambler’s Races Added to Outlaw Event

on May 30, 2015, 7:39 AM / in NASCAR

Memphis International Raceway (MIR) has added a new wrinkle to the Catch the Outlaws weekend on June 5-6. In addition for the chance to see the stars of the show “Street Outlaws” – Doc, Dominator, Derek and Monza – for two nights, on Saturday, June 6, Box and No Box Gambler’s Races have been added with a total purse of […]

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New Car Pays Off for Reed

New Car Pays Off for Reed

on April 28, 2015, 8:18 AM / in NASCAR

From Memphis International Speedway While most people try their best to maintain that new car smell, Mitch Reed would be tickled if he’s able keep his new car performance going as long as possible. Reed won both ends of the 2nd Hand Power Stock/SS combo doubleheader at Memphis International Raceway (MIR) on Saturday making him the only driver to double […]

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Richmond Dragway: April 19 Summit Racing Pro-AM Tour Presented By AMSOIL

Richmond Dragway: April 19 Summit Racing Pro-AM Tour Presented By AMSOIL

on April 21, 2015, 8:42 AM / in NASCAR

IHRA Summit Racing Pro-Am Tour Presented By AMSOIL competitors patiently waited out the bad weather at Richmond Dragway in Sandston, Virginia, in order to complete one race of a weekend doubleheader. Anthony Walton of Jacksonville, North Carolina, cut a perfect light — .0000 reaction time – to defeat Thomas Fletcher of upstate New York in the Stock final. 1/8-MILE FINAL ELIMINATION […]

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Jet Cars Add Fire to Super Chevy Show

Jet Cars Add Fire to Super Chevy Show

on April 9, 2015, 7:19 AM / in NASCAR

Posted by Gary Thompson via Memphis International Raceway MILLINGTON, Tenn. (April 8) – It’s hard not to be the center of attention when you drive a car that belches smoke and spits fire. Of all the ways to excite the crowd at the Super Chevy Show the jet cars that are part of the Pro Show do the best job […]

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Pro Judging Sets Super Chevy Show Apart

Pro Judging Sets Super Chevy Show Apart

on April 9, 2015, 7:17 AM / in NASCAR

Posted by Gary Thompson via Memphis International Raceway Part of what makes the Super Chevy Show at Memphis International Raceway (MIR) such a popular event with car enthusiasts from a dozen different states, is the opportunity to have their loving restored hot rod evaluated by a panel of judges certified by the International Show Car Association. This weekend’s Super Chevy […]

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Make ‘n Take model building a family fun feature of Super Chevy Show

Make ‘n Take model building a family fun feature of Super Chevy Show

on April 4, 2015, 9:07 AM / in NASCAR

The April 10-12 Super Chevy Show at Memphis International Raceway (MIR) annually appeals to automotive fans of all ages, but it always sets an area aside for a fun activity for kids. The Revell Make ‘n Take model building area will give youngsters a chance to put together a genuine Revell snap together model at no additional cost. “This is […]

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Sauber lose Formula One driver line-up appeal

Sauber lose Formula One driver line-up appeal

on March 13, 2015, 7:33 AM / in International News, NASCAR

Melbourne (AFP) – Formula One team Sauber faced contempt of court action on Thursday after failing to overturn an order that Giedo van der Garde must drive for them at the Australian Grand Prix. In a fast-moving sequence of events, the Swiss outfit were told to hand over a list of their assets on Friday morning to ensure they comply […]

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The Dirt will Fly …Summer 2015

The Dirt will Fly …Summer 2015

on March 4, 2015, 8:45 AM / in NASCAR

MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY Dirt Track Groundbreaking Please join us at the future dirt track location of the Start-Finish line at Memphis International Raceway on Wednesday, March 11 at 11 a.m. Memphis International Raceway is the Mid-South’s premiere racing facility. The nearly 400-acre property includes a drag strip, tri-oval, road course and a state-of-the-art dirt track scheduled to open during the […]

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MIR Announces Dirt Track Classes

MIR Announces Dirt Track Classes

on February 1, 2015, 10:28 AM / in NASCAR

Memphis International Raceway (MIR) is pleased to announce the classes for the new 3/10-mile dirt track opening this summer. There are currently seven classes confirmed to compete at MIR. The classes include: 305 & 360 “Winged” Sprint Cars, the “Awesome Power of the” Super Late Models, “Challenging” Crate Late Models, “Sideways” Street Stocks, “Wild” Open Wheel Modifieds, and the “Mighty” […]

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San Antonio Nitro Jam Postponed; Baton Rouge Added To The Nitro Jam Schedule

San Antonio Nitro Jam Postponed; Baton Rouge Added To The Nitro Jam Schedule

on January 28, 2015, 9:58 AM / in NASCAR

The San Antonio Nationals originally scheduled for March 13 & 14, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas has been postponed. Replacing that date on the 2015 Nitro Jam Schedule will be the return of the Mardi Gras Nationals at State Capital Raceway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana which will be held on the same March 13-14 weekend as San Antonio was originally scheduled […]

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Courtney Force and Rahal announce engagement

on November 30, 2014, 7:57 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

FoxNews Two of the most famous names in racing are uniting. NHRA driver Courtney Force announced her engagement to IndyCar driver Graham Rahal on Twitter with a photo of the couple and her ring. The two were engaged Thursday in Venice, Italy, according to Force’s post. We’re engaged!! So lucky to have an incredible man by my side. Looking forward to our […]

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IHRA announces return to sportsman national event drag racing with increased payout, prestige at NJDRS events

IHRA announces return to sportsman national event drag racing with increased payout, prestige at NJDRS events

on November 24, 2014, 6:35 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

In a press release: The International Hot Rod Association is excited to announce that it will be returning to national event-style drag racing for its sportsman competitors beginning in 2015 with increased payouts, contingency and prestige at Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series events across North America. The 2015 edition of the IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series will return to […]

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IRG Acquires Maryland International Raceway; Royce Miller Joins the IRG Team as COO

IRG Acquires Maryland International Raceway; Royce Miller Joins the IRG Team as COO

on November 17, 2014, 6:54 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

JUPITER, FL – IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG) President & CEO, Jason Rittenberry, announced today that the Company has acquired Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) in Budds Creek, Maryland. Last month, IRG announced a major financing agreement with TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) that funded a recapitalization of the Company and the acquisition of two additional motorsports venues, including Maryland International Raceway. […]

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Danica, Dale, And Jimmie: Three NASCAR Drivers Making Big Impacts For Their Sponsors

Danica, Dale, And Jimmie: Three NASCAR Drivers Making Big Impacts For Their Sponsors

on November 11, 2014, 6:56 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

By SpeedTrackTalk.com When people talk about the most popular sporting events in the world, it should come as no surprise that NASCAR and all of its various events frequently appears at the top of that list. With millions upon millions of people watching and enjoying various NASCAR races on a yearly basis, NASCAR sponsorship has become “big business” in the […]

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2014 Nitro Jam Nitro Funny Car Champion – Jason Rupert

2014 Nitro Jam Nitro Funny Car Champion – Jason Rupert

on November 11, 2014, 6:45 AM / in NASCAR, National News, News, Sports

Everyone knew Jason Rupert would be good. After all, he is a former world champion and national record holder in the nostalgia Nitro Funny Car ranks with a knack for putting down some very fast, very consistent laps. They just didn’t know he would be this good. Rupert dominated the IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series in 2014, compiling four […]

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2014 IHRA Top Sportsman Champion

2014 IHRA Top Sportsman Champion

on November 2, 2014, 6:54 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

Mike Koontz NORWALK, Ohio (October 31, 2014) – Don’t be late. Those three words were the only words being muttered by Top Sportsman racer Mike Koontz as he pulled into the staging lanes for the finals of the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment Tournament of Champions presented by AMSOIL. Last year, Koontz lost in the finals of the IHRA’s championship tournament […]

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2014 IHRA Top Dragster Champion – Kevin Brannon

2014 IHRA Top Dragster Champion – Kevin Brannon

on October 30, 2014, 8:44 PM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

  The road to a championship is often paved with unexpected turns and tricky matchups. Sometimes you find yourself matched up against a new racer you know little about, other times it is a former champion standing in your way. But what happens when you have to face someone a little closer in your life? Someone, say, you like to […]

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