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Busch Adds Another Victory At Bristol
Saturday, 19 Mar, 2011 – 15:28 | Comments Off
Busch Adds Another Victory At Bristol

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Kyle Busch was, well, Kyle Busch at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday as he won the Nationwide Series race with relative ease.
Busch, who swept three races in one weekend at Bristol last year, beat Kasey Kahne to the finish line by .5 seconds in the Scotts Easy Seed 300 Saturday.
He led 266 laps in getting [...]

Race Day: Drivers Will Be In For Bumpy Rides
Sunday, 6 Mar, 2011 – 9:32 | One Comment
Race Day: Drivers Will Be In For Bumpy Rides

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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All human beings must deal with bumps in the road as they travel their way through life. Today in the Kobalt 400 in Las Vegas, Sprint Cup drivers will have to deal with bumps in the road between turns 1 and 2.
And these babies are far from metaphorical, Grasshopper. These [...]

Race Day: The Final Go ‘Round For The Old PIR
Sunday, 27 Feb, 2011 – 10:30 | 2 Comments
Race Day: The Final Go ‘Round For The Old PIR

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Phoenix International is one of those race tracks which has been around long enough, has hosted enough memorable races and series and drivers, and is picturesque enough to inspire something more than mere acceptability.
The quirky miler in the hot, dusty, windy environs of the Arizona desert has inspired a reputation [...]

Minter: Points Don’t Always Add Up To Excitement
Saturday, 26 Feb, 2011 – 8:23 | 2 Comments
Minter: Points Don’t Always Add Up To Excitement

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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A Speedweeks that will go down as one of the most memorable in history provided great drama in all three major NASCAR races, and it wasn’t the manufactured kind, it just happened.
Michael Waltrip won Friday’s truck race, on the 10th anniversary of his breakthrough Cup victory, which came on the [...]

Cope Knows A Bit About Dark Horse 500 Winners
Tuesday, 22 Feb, 2011 – 14:30 | One Comment
Cope Knows A Bit About Dark Horse 500 Winners

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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Trevor Bayne, say hello to Derrike Cope.
Bayne, 20, motored to an improbable win Sunday in the Daytona 500 in only his second NACAR Sprint Cup Series start, a stunning performance that Cope likely can relate to.
Remember 1990? Remember when Dale Earnhardt suffered a cut tire in Turn 3 while in [...]

Ingram: Thanks For a Happy Ending At Daytona
Monday, 21 Feb, 2011 – 14:37 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Thanks For a Happy Ending At Daytona

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
The night before the Daytona 500, I met with Tommy Byrne to talk about the American release of his book, “Crashed and Byrned” at one of the watering holes in Ormand Beach. As always, the Irishman, a retired driver who now makes [...]

‘The Day’ Is Gut-Wrenching History Times Three
Friday, 18 Feb, 2011 – 13:36 | Comments Off
‘The Day’ Is Gut-Wrenching History Times Three

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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As a hard-card carrying member of NASCAR’s Citizen Journalist corps, and as a motorsports fan, I admittedly watch an inordinate amount of programming on SPEED.
That’s not a blanket endorsement of the many hours of NASCAR happy-talk on the network, or even some of the original series that are not NASCAR-related. [...]

Ingram: Waltrip’s Book And Earnhardt Jr.’s Pole
Monday, 14 Feb, 2011 – 8:22 | 3 Comments
Ingram: Waltrip’s Book And Earnhardt Jr.’s Pole

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
I’m one of those happy to see Dale Earhardt Jr. on the pole for the Daytona 500. In the coming week, it will be good for the sport of stock car racing, good for the Earnhardt family and good for the driver himself. I’m also [...]

Shootout To Be A Seminar For The Upcoming 500
Saturday, 12 Feb, 2011 – 9:43 | Comments Off
Shootout To Be A Seminar For The Upcoming 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It’s a non-point race, but that does not mean the Budweiser Shootout is a non-importance race. On the contrary. And especially this year.
This year, in addition to giving participating teams and drivers extra practice time and a dress-rehearsal opportunity for the season-opening Daytona 500, the Shootout will be held on [...]

Minter: This Could Be The Year The Kid Mans Up
Thursday, 10 Feb, 2011 – 7:54 | One Comment
Minter: This Could Be The Year The Kid Mans Up

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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When Joey Logano first came on the racing scene that was my old newspaper beat, he was a pint-sized racer with a papa who had deep enough pockets to buy him the best of everything.
Little Joey had the best equipment, but he also had a natural knack for knowing what [...]