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A Few Words With: Vitor Meira
Thursday, Apr 23, 2009 – 7:25 | One Comment
A Few Words With: Vitor Meira

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Vitor Meira is back at Kansas Speedway this weekend, this time driving for the legendary A.J. Foyt. Meira has been involved in several memorable finishes at Kansas but has yet to get his first win. He shared a few words about Kansas this week:
Question: What is the track at Kansas like?
Meira: It’s really a normal [...]

Yarborough To Pace Field at Darlington
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 – 16:40 | Comments Off
Yarborough To Pace Field at Darlington

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As part of the celebration of 60 Years of Racing at Darlington Raceway, Cale Yarborough will serve as the honorary pace car driver to start the 2009 Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com announced track President Chris Browning.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have Cale pace the field for the Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com,” said [...]

Childress To Swap Cup Crew Chiefs
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 – 14:34 | Comments Off
Childress To Swap Cup Crew Chiefs

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Richard Childress Racing’s No. 07 Jack Daniel’s crew  will become the No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil crew, and vice versa,  immediately following this weekend’s race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
 Crew chief Gil Martin and his crew will move to the No. 29 team with driver Kevin Harvick while Todd Berrier and his crew will take over the No. [...]

Hybrid To Take To Track At Lowe’s
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 – 7:58 | Comments Off

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NASCAR’s thundering herd of carbureted V-8s will get a lesson in hybrid technology at Lowe’s Motor Speedway next month.  
A Toyota Camry Hybrid will become the first such vehicle to serve as “official” pace car for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race when it leads the 43-car field to the green flag for the 50th [...]

Earnhardt, Mears Put On Probation
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 – 7:50 | Comments Off
Earnhardt, Mears Put On Probation

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NASCAR announced that it has placed Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Casey Mears on probation for the next six races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as a result of their on-track incident last Saturday at the conclusion of the race at Phoenix International Raceway.
NASCAR put both drivers on probation for the next six races. No [...]

Key Motorsports Cuts Plans
Monday, Apr 20, 2009 – 16:17 | Comments Off
Key Motorsports Cuts Plans

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Curtis Key, owner of Key Motorsports, has announced today he has cancelled his team’s full-time championship effort in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and will pursue only a limited schedule with Mike Bliss behind the wheel for the remainder of the 2009 season.
Key cites lack of sponsorship and his desire to focus on the [...]

NASCAR Newscast: SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500
Sunday, Apr 19, 2009 – 22:44 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500

With his first win in nearly four years, Mark Martin became the fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver 50 or older to go to Victory Lane. Hear from Martin and runner-up Tony Stewart after the race …

Mark Martin Back In Victory Lane
Saturday, Apr 18, 2009 – 22:52 | Comments Off
Mark Martin Back In Victory Lane

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When Mark Martin accepted Rick Hendrick’s invitation to run a full season in one of his cars, Martin said he would do it because he figured it would give him a final shot at winning the Sprint Cup championship which has eluded him his entire career.
Saturday night at Phoenix International Raceway, it appeared that Martin [...]

Jason Myers Gets Outlaws Payback in Paducah
Saturday, Apr 18, 2009 – 8:43 | Comments Off

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Jason Meyers felt like a win slipped away from him and his team last season at Paducah International Raceway as he had just taken the lead when a caution flag flew prior to the lap being completed, placing him back in the second spot, where he would eventually finish. He made up for the near [...]

Biffle Gives Roush Victory No. 100 In Nationwide
Friday, Apr 17, 2009 – 23:06 | Comments Off
Biffle Gives Roush Victory No. 100 In Nationwide

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Greg Biffle held off Jason Leffler on a green-white-checker restart to win the Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway Friday night.
In getting the victory, Biffle gave team-owner Jack Roush his 100th victory.
Leffler finished second, Brad Keselowski was third and Joey Logano was fourth in the Bashas’ 200.
Kyle Busch took over the series points lead [...]