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LX & Beyond Nationals Wrap Up

 

This past weekend, hundreds of late-model Dodge musclecar fanatics rolled into Quaker City Dragway for the annual LX & Beyond Nationals. The racing action was hot as many competitors stepped up their game over during the off-season and found more power in their GEN III HEMI® engine combinations.  Our friends over at SRT brought down a 2012 Charger SRT8 (along with its Chrysler and Jeep SRT8 cousins) for all of us to drool over. At night, the participants and some of the SRT Engineers hung out in the parking lot…

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LX & Beyond Nationals Wrap Up

Kurt Busch Wins Gatorade Duel Qualifying Race


 


Kurt Busch’s 2011 season ledger remains unblemished.  Busch drove his No. 22 Pennzoil/Shell Dodge Charger to victory in Thursday’s first Gatorade Duel (60-lap, 150-mile) at Daytona International Speedway.


Just as in his win in the Budweiser Shootout under the lights Saturday night, Busch had help from a drafting partner.  This time it was Regan Smith.  The two paired up early and stayed together the entire race, swapping positions occasionally to keep their racing machines from overheating.


The strategy worked to…

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Kurt Busch Wins Gatorade Duel Qualifying Race

The Diverse High Performance Dodge Charger Team


 
By now, you probably know that we’re very proud of our all-new 2011 Dodge Charger. The car manages to blend the spirit of Mopar into a functional package that’s as efficient as it is fun-to-drive. With its muscular bodywork that pays homage to the Chargers of old and our completely re-styled interior, by our account the Charger is a winner on every front. But did you know that the team that brought the 2011 Charger to life is made up of some of the most talented women…

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The Diverse High Performance Dodge Charger Team