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Armijo: David, Thanks For Everything
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2009 – 19:35 | Comments Off
Armijo: David, Thanks For Everything

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
I don’t have nearly as many stories to share as my RacinToday.com colleagues Rick Minter and Larry Woody wrote in their wonderful tributes to David Poole. I didn’t know David nearly as long and rarely saw him more than once or twice a year when we crossed paths either at [...]

For Cup Teams, Two Is Just Right
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2009 – 14:36 | 2 Comments
For Cup Teams, Two Is Just Right

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Dale Earnhardt Jr. loves Talladega Superspeedway, site of Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Loves the fans. Loves the layout. Loves how he’s won five races at the circuit’s largest racetrack.
What Earnhardt doesn’t love is the schedule. At least, he doesn’t love it as much as he loved the shortened [...]

Will Power Drives To Pole At Long Beach
Saturday, Apr 18, 2009 – 18:28 | Comments Off
Will Power Drives To Pole At Long Beach

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Long Beach, Calif. – Penske Racing’s Helio Castroneves was exonerated by a jury on Friday and on Saturday his part-time replacement, Will Power, exonerated himself by winning the pole for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Power, who had to switch to a third Penske entry with the of Castroneves to [...]

Manzanita’s Run Comes To A Sad End
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2009 – 20:27 | 2 Comments
Manzanita’s Run Comes To A Sad End

By Mark Armijo
Special to RacinToday.com
It ended Sunday with one final checkered flag at historic Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix, a lasting reminder that a slice of dirt track heaven had indeed come to an end.
Manzanita Speedway, widely regarded as one of the top dirt tracks in the country and also one of the fastest half-mile ovals [...]