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Schatz Returns To Winning Ways
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Schatz Returns To Winning Ways

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Donny Schatz finally has a victory at Canandaigua Speedway in New York.
He got it Monday when the World of Outlaws returned there for the first time since 1999.
Schatz lined up second and battled 20-time series champion Steve Kinser for each of the first nine laps of the race, before making the pass for the lead […]

A Few Words With: Sammy Johns
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2009 – 17:35 | One Comment

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Sammy Johns is a veteran crew chief who is working this year with a driver who is not all that young, but is newish to NASCAR, A.J. Allmendinger. This week, Johnson answered some questions about himself, Richard Petty Motorsports, Allmendinger, Dodge and racing.
Question: Any relief in moving from the half-mile tracks of Bristol and Martinsville […]

Track Talk: Martinsville
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009 – 20:55 | Comments Off on Track Talk: Martinsville
Track Talk: Martinsville

This week’s Sprint Cup race is at Martinsville Speedway, a .526-mile paper-clip shaped track which is unique in all of NASCAR.
What do the drivers think of it?
This:
“It’s a blast. If you’re hanging on and doing all you can to hang on the bottom and trying not to let people get by, […]

Good Day at the Barber
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009 – 19:45 | One Comment
Good Day at the Barber

 
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Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing completed its pre-season test program Monday at the 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports Park and declared itself ready to focus on earning back-to-back wins in the Honda Grand Prix of St. Pete IndyCar Series season-opener on April 5.
Graham Rahal, winner of the 2008 St. Pete race, and Robert Doornbos completed the second and final day […]

Spring Break
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009 – 19:42 | Comments Off on Spring Break
Spring Break

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For Nationwide Series competitors, March has been similar to spring break. This weekend will be the third open week for the series this year, and all three have come during March. 
Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Bristol have been the two tracks that have hosted races this month. So competitors better enjoy this weekend; it will […]

Earnhardt Family Reunion
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009 – 19:35 | One Comment
Earnhardt Family Reunion

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Kerry and Jeffrey Earnhardt have joined Rick Ware Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Kerry will debut with the organization April 4 at Texas Motor Speedway in the No. 31 Chevrolet. His son Jeffrey, 19, is scheduled to make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Dover International Speedway May 30.
Kerry, son of the legendary seven-time […]

Schatz Heads to Phoenix On Top
Monday, Mar 23, 2009 – 20:57 | Comments Off on Schatz Heads to Phoenix On Top

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   Donny Schatz, the three-time and defending World of Outlaws sprint-car series champion, retained the lead in the standings after a fourth-place finish on Saturday night at Thunderbowl Raceway.
   Schatz, driving for Tony Stewart’s team, has a 32-point advantage over 20-time series champion Steve Kinser. Third is Jason Meyers, while three-time series champ Sammy Swindell […]