SEELMAN: Current Knoxville Non-Qualifiers List as Star-Studded as Those Locked In

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When you take a look at the list of 81 drivers who don’t yet know where they’ll be racing in the ‘alphabet soup’ of Saturday’s 56th annual 5-hour Energy Knoxville Nationals championship program, one could argue that the field of those still racing to get in is arguably more impressive than the 26 drivers who know where they will start in 24 hours’ time.

SDS: Max McLaughlin Leads Heinke-Baldwin Expansion; Four-Man, Three-Car Team Set for 2016

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — official team release — Chris Seelman photo — With a focus on continued improvement and progress, team owner Al Heinke and his Heinke-Baldwin Racing team unveiled the faces and names of their 2016 driver lineup on Monday. The team, which has in the past fielded cars driven by Todd Burley, Alan Johnson, Erick Rudolph and four-time Super …

NXS: Familiar Names in Racing; Father’s Day Weekend at Chicagoland Highlights Family Values

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JOLIET, Ill. — official series release –Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR has always treasured the family aspect of the sport and this Father’s Day weekend the sport shines a bright light on the relationships between fathers and their children. Below is a look at some of the active drivers this weekend at Chicago and their fathers that …

WOO: Dave Blaney Tops World of Outlaws Sprint Car Practice; Fastest In Opening Session at Volusia

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — official series release — Photo courtesy of Ross Wece — Dave Blaney kicked off sprint week at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night as he took the top spot in DIRTcar Nationals sprint car open practice. Blaney, the 1995 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion, set the fast time in his Heinke Baldwin Racing car during the second …

410 SPRINTS: Family Affair; Dave and Dale Blaney Go One-Two in Lou Blaney Memorial

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HARTFORD, Ohio – official release — Rick Rarer photo — Former World of Outlaws champion Dave Blaney held off his brother Dale Blaney to win the 410 sprint-car portion of Wednesday’s Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon Speedway. The elder son of the late Lou Blaney took charge on lap six from Caleb Helms and set a torrid pace in the …

SPRINT CARS: Legends Take The Stage At Sprint Car Hall of Fame Inductions

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — Ken Simon photo — Champion drivers Dave Blaney of Ohio, Bobby Davis, Jr., of Tennessee, and Mark Kinser of Indiana, builder Chuck Merrill of Illinois, and media members Dave Argabright of Indiana and William “Windy” McDonald of Arizona took center stage Saturday afternoon as they were officially inducted into the Nat’l Sprint Car Hall of …

ALL STARS: Dave Blaney claims season opener at Bubba Raceway Park

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February 10, 2014 — report by Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — Chris Seelman photo — OCALA, Fla. — Dave Blaney can still put on a sprint car clinic with the best of them. Blaney started on the pole and proceeded to blister the field, scoring the win in Sunday night’s UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions season-opening sprint …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dave Blaney reviving No. 77 Ford for team owner Randy Humphrey

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January 9, 2014 — Courtesy of Lee Spencer, FOX Sports — Jerome Miron / USA TODAY Sports photo — DENVER, NC — Dave Blaney will enjoy a reunion of sorts when he gets to Daytona International Speedway on Thursday for Preseason Thunder. Blaney is reviving the No. 77 Ford for Sprint Cup team owner Randy Humphrey. It’s expected to be a …