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Earnhardt Jr. To Stay At Hendrick
Thursday, 1 Sep, 2011 – 12:03 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. To Stay At Hendrick
Earnhardt Jr. To Stay At Hendrick

NASCAR’s most popular driver will remain with Sprint Cup’s most dominant team.
Hendrick Motorsports and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Thursday that they have agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep Earnhardt behind the wheel of the No. 88 Chevrolets.
“We’re excited to have everything formalized and announced,” said Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports. […]

Is There IndyCar Life A.D. (After Danica)
Wednesday, 31 Aug, 2011 – 7:05 | 10 Comments
Is There IndyCar Life A.D. (After Danica)

Danica Patrick’s announcement about jilting the IndyCar Series for NASCAR started tongues wagging and keyboards clicking last week as pundits pondered the impact Ms. Patrick will have on stock car racing.
Frankly, nobody knows how she’ll do on the track. She’s reasonably talented and will have reasonably good equipment. Other than that all we know for […]

Track Testers Get Jump On The Field At Phoenix
Tuesday, 30 Aug, 2011 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Track Testers Get Jump On The Field At Phoenix
Track Testers Get Jump On The Field At Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. – The Goodyear Tire Co. staged a two-day tire test party Monday and Tuesday at newly-repaved and reconfigured Phoenix International Raceway and a handful of NASCAR’s top wheelmen were invited.
The attendees included Sprint Cup series co-leaders Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson, No. 4 Carl Edwards, No. 8 Kurt Busch and No. 10 Tony […]

Power Cruises At Infineon
Sunday, 28 Aug, 2011 – 17:40 | Comments Off on Power Cruises At Infineon
Power Cruises At Infineon

Will Power of Team Penske started Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar Series race at Infineon Raceway from the pole, led every lap and got back to Victory Lane for the fifth time of the season.
The only time that Power was challenged during the race was on a restart – the lone restart of the race – with […]

Power On Pole At Infineon
Saturday, 27 Aug, 2011 – 20:01 | Comments Off on Power On Pole At Infineon
Power On Pole At Infineon

Will Power earned his sixth pole of the season as Team Penske swept the top-three spots in qualifying for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Infineon Raceway.
Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe will start second and third, respectively.
Power, who won the race in 2010 to wrap up the first Mario Andretti Road Trophy, is the […]

Fans Give Danica A Warm NASCAR Welcome
Saturday, 27 Aug, 2011 – 6:33 | Comments Off on Fans Give Danica A Warm NASCAR Welcome
Fans Give Danica A Warm NASCAR Welcome

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Based on a sampling of fans outside of Bristol Motor Speedway Friday morning, NASCAR Nation has embraced Danica Patrick’s decision to move to NASCAR on a full-time basis next season.
Art Potter of Grove Port, Ohio was one of a handful of autograph seekers standing next to the fence which surrounds the luxurious […]

Pedley: Busch Will Stumble All The Way To Title
Wednesday, 24 Aug, 2011 – 12:41 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Busch Will Stumble All The Way To Title

Maturity is a character trait the visibility of which comes and goes. For virtually all people, you know? People who act extremely mature and responsible over their Cobb salad at lunch can be seen jamming french fries up their nose at dinner.
True, age does tend to decrease the frequency of fry-jammings, but it does not […]

Busch Loses Driver’s License
Wednesday, 24 Aug, 2011 – 6:57 | 4 Comments
Busch Loses Driver’s License

NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch lost his driver’s license for 45 days on Tuesday for driving 128 mph on a public road.
Busch was fined $1,000, sentenced to 30 hours of community service and put on one year of unsupervised probation. He pleaded guilty to speeding and no contest to reckless and careless driving in North […]

Waltrip, Crew Chief Apologize To Steve Wallace
Monday, 22 Aug, 2011 – 13:29 | Comments Off on Waltrip, Crew Chief Apologize To Steve Wallace
Waltrip, Crew Chief Apologize To Steve Wallace

Apologies were issued Monday for the hairy situation which took place after Saturday’s Nationwide Series race in Montreal.
The apologies came from Michael Waltrip, owner of Pastrana Waltrip Racing, and the crew chief for the team’s No. 99 car.
They stem from an incident in which the crew chief, Jerry Baxter, grabbed and pulled the hair of […]

Kyle Busch Wins Fourth Race Of The Season
Monday, 22 Aug, 2011 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Fourth Race Of The Season
Kyle Busch Wins Fourth Race Of The Season

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kyle Busch passed Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 12 laps to go, survived a green/white/checkered restart and went on to win the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway Sunday afternoon.
The victory was No. 4 on the season for Busch and allowed him to pad his points lead.
It was his first […]