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Racer/Owner Potolicchio Is A Man With A Plan
Thursday, 5 Sep, 2013 – 16:41 | Comments Off
Racer/Owner Potolicchio Is A Man With A Plan

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Enzo Potolicchio looks too young and sounds too stress-free to be the owner /driver in big-time auto racing. He’s 45 years old and he actually looks and sounds like 45; which is odd when you consider his past, present and future.
But as he talks on about [...]

NASCAR’s France Talks Secrecy, Wrecks, Chase
Friday, 18 Nov, 2011 – 14:01 | Comments Off
NASCAR’s France Talks Secrecy, Wrecks, Chase

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NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France held a press conference in the media center at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday.
The following is the complete transcript of that press conference:
Q. Brian, in particular light to your comments about the winning. Eight years ago Matt Kenseth won the championship before the Chase, had one win for [...]

A Few Words With: The Five-Time Champion
Friday, 1 Apr, 2011 – 20:13 | Comments Off
A Few Words With: The Five-Time Champion

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A Jimmie Johnson slump: Kind of an oxymoron the last five years. But as the Sprint Cup Series arrives in Martinville for Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500, the defending five-time champion is suffering a bit of a dry spell.
He has not won a race since September of last year, when he won at Dover. [...]

Transcript: Childress On 33 Car
Saturday, 25 Sep, 2010 – 7:11 | Comments Off
Transcript: Childress On 33 Car

Here is a full transcript of the press conference which NASCAR team owner Richard Childress conducted at Dover International Speedway on Friday:
Childress: “Really I don’t have a lot more to say than we said in our press release. Three things that stand out to me that we said in the press release is [...]

Stewart Dishes The Dirt
Saturday, 10 Jul, 2010 – 10:15 | 4 Comments
Stewart Dishes The Dirt

Joliet, Ill. – Tony Stewart is not just a Sprint Cup driver and a NASCAR team owner. He is also a track owner and sprint car-team owner.
Stewart owns what is perhaps the best dirt track in the country – Eldora Speedway in Ohio.
A couple of his World of Outlaws drivers – champion Donny Schatz and [...]

Q and A: BAT Boss Talks Cars
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 7:58 | One Comment
Q and A: BAT Boss Talks Cars

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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This is a big week for Bruce Ashmore and partners Alan Mertens and Tim Wardrop. The three, who have formed BAT Engineering, will make a presentation Sunday in Indianapolis to the advisory committee helping IZOD IndyCar Series CEO Randy Bernard choose a new spec car, expected to being competing in [...]

Burton Talks About Kyle Busch
Friday, 4 Jun, 2010 – 15:48 | One Comment
Burton Talks About Kyle Busch

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Jeff Burton met with the media on Friday for the first time since his confrontation with Kyle Busch in the pits at Charlotte Motor Speedway last Sunday.
Here is an excerpt from Burton’s press conference:
WHAT IS YOUR PERSPECTIVE ON THE INCIDENT WITH KYLE BUSCH AND HAVE YOU SPOKE WITH HIM?:  “We haven’t talked, not because I’m [...]

Race Day Q and A: With Roger Penske
Sunday, 21 Mar, 2010 – 8:51 | Comments Off
Race Day Q and A: With Roger Penske

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Roger Penske is one of the winningest and most respected team owners in all of motor sports.
One of his current Sprint Cup drivers, Brad Keselowski, has been at the center of NASCAR’s major current controversy – a late-race crash at Atlanta two weeks ago in which Keselowski’s car was hit from behind by that of [...]

Q & A: Franchitti Set To Defend
Wednesday, 10 Mar, 2010 – 7:31 | 2 Comments
Q & A: Franchitti Set To Defend

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – They don’t hand out an official “Comeback Driver of the Year Award” in the IZOD IndyCar Series, so Dario Franchitti’s second championship trophy in three years was all-encompassing.
Franchitti marked his return from an aborted foray into NASCAR by winning the 2009 Indy Racing League driver’s championship [...]

A Few Words With: Danica
Saturday, 6 Feb, 2010 – 9:32 | One Comment
A Few Words With: Danica

Danica Patrick was the star of an ARCA Racing Series press conference on Friday evening. Below are excerpts from her  Daytona International Speedway Media Center appearance:
Question: Talk about your car so far this weekend.
Patrick: The car’s pretty good. We started off the day yesterday with a long practice session which was nice. I probably won’t [...]