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Former Greats Pick The Current Greatest
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2009 – 7:44 | One Comment
Former Greats Pick The Current Greatest

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Want to get Junior Johnson’s motor running? Ask him about Kyle Busch.
Johnson, who recently was voted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, sees a little of himself in Busch and it’s why he would pick the talented wheelman, and not Jimmie Johnson, if he were starting a Sprint Cup team [...]

The Search For Jimmie’s Place In History Begins
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009 – 7:44 | 2 Comments
The Search For Jimmie’s Place In History Begins

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Phoenix, Ariz. – Jimmie Johnson stumbled down memory lane a week ago at Texas Motor Speedway, losing a sizeable chunk of a NASCAR Sprint Cup points lead for the second straight year.
A year ago, Johnson lost 77 points from a 183-point lead after finishing 15th at Texas.
On his return trip [...]

Chasers Tear Into The Big Apple
Friday, Sep 18, 2009 – 16:00 | Comments Off
Chasers Tear Into The Big Apple

By Bill Fleischman | Senor Correspondent
RacinToday.com
New York – So what are 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup racers doing in midtown Manhattan on a September day? Racing taxis up Sixth Avenue?
Noooooo…they were promoting the Chase for the Championship. On their way to New Hampshire for the first Chase race the Daring Dozen made a pit stop in [...]

Busch An Intense Driver, Pleasant Dinner Guest
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009 – 7:00 | 3 Comments
Busch An Intense Driver, Pleasant Dinner Guest

By Bill Fleischman | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Prior to a recent dinner with Kyle Busch and other mid-Atlantic-area auto racing writers, I wondered what kind of mood Busch would be in. After a few probing questions, would he blurt “Bleep you guys, I’m outta here”?
I’m happy to report that the evening with Busch was very pleasant. He [...]

Humpy Wheeler Offers Up Some Cures
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2009 – 16:50 | 4 Comments
Humpy Wheeler Offers Up Some Cures

By Bill Fleischman | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
H. A. “Humpy” Wheeler is as far from a gloom-and-doom guy as you can find in racing. Anyone who saw his innovative promotions during his 33 years as president and general manager of Lowe’s Motor Speedway knows that Wheeler likes to have fun.
So when Wheeler sees attendance significantly off  for [...]

How Old Is Too Old In Racing? Apparently Not 81
Thursday, Jul 23, 2009 – 12:10 | Comments Off
How Old Is Too Old In Racing? Apparently Not 81

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
A NASCAR Camping World West Series race at Portland International Raceway ended Sunday and Hershel McGriff still hasn’t pressed the brake pedal.
“It’s been crazy,” McGriff said Wednesday. “One interview after another. I was on NASCAR Now on Tuesday and then I did an interview with Fox. I was on ESPN [...]

Drivers Taking Road Tests In Georgia
Tuesday, Jul 21, 2009 – 9:45 | One Comment
Drivers Taking Road Tests In Georgia

By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Braselton, Ga. – A dozen NASCAR haulers rolled into Road Atlanta early today as preparations began in earnest for next month’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series stops at Watkins Glen International.
Drivers from Roush Fenway Racing, Penske Racing, Robby Gordon Motorsports, Michael Waltrip Racing, Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, JTG Daugherty Racing and RAB [...]

Split In Formula One Looming
Monday, Jun 22, 2009 – 20:20 | 3 Comments
Split In Formula One Looming

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
It’s too early to tell if the political stalemate in Formula One between the FIA and its manufacturers will result in new opportunities for U.S. racing participants. Sanctioning bodies like NASCAR or IndyCar, American promoters, teams and drivers could be affected by either a split or a compromise.
The F1 crisis [...]

Flag to Flag: Indy 500
Sunday, May 24, 2009 – 8:00 | 55 Comments
Flag to Flag: Indy 500

Watching the Indy 500 today?
Nick Bromberg is!
Join him here as he live blogs the race Flag to Flag.

De Ferran Strikes Early, Wins Big in Utah
Sunday, May 17, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off
De Ferran Strikes Early, Wins Big in Utah

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Tooele, Utah – At 3,500 feet, the long front straight at Miller Motorsports Park is fitting for Utah’s wide open spaces. Its length and breadth was crucial to the outcome of the ALMS race won by the Acura ARX-02a team of de Ferran Motorsports.
After gaining a gap at the start [...]