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Jim Pedley, Managing Editor

Jim Pedley is a veteran, award-winning sports journalist who has worked at, among other places, the Boston Globe, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Kansas City Star. He's a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in History.

Articles by Jim Pedley

Tasca On the Way Up
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009 – 19:52 | Comments Off on Tasca On the Way Up
Tasca On the Way Up

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com 
The names of drivers in the NHRA’s glamour division, Funny Car, are well known. They include high-profilers like John Force, Ron Capps, Ashley Force. 
Then, or make that now, there is Bob Tasca III. In just his second full season in the NHRA Full Throttle series, Tasca is hard at work […]

Roush Fades at Bristol
Monday, Mar 23, 2009 – 19:25 | Comments Off on Roush Fades at Bristol

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com 
It took a long look at the box score from Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Bristol before a Roush Fenway Racing driver’s named popped into view. No, Bristol was not a Roush kind of place last weekend.
Driver David Ragan, who finished 27th for Roush, succinctly summed things up for the […]

Two for the Show
Monday, Mar 23, 2009 – 19:22 | Comments Off on Two for the Show
Two for the Show

 

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Predicting the outcome of the Nationwide series points battle is fairly easy to figure these days. You find out which Sprint Cup regulars are going to race full time in the Nationwide and that’s where you find your favorites.
This year’s favorites heading into the season were Carl Edwards and Kyle […]

A few words with: Mark McArdle
Thursday, Mar 19, 2009 – 9:53 | Comments Off on A few words with: Mark McArdle

Mark McArdle is vice president for competition at Richard Petty Motorsports. He recently answered some questions about Dodges and RPM:

Question: Has your timetable changed at all in getting the new Dodge R6 engine introduced to your team?
McArdle: No, we really haven’t altered our timetable. The program was always calling for us to go through the […]