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Racin’ News: Busch To Sub For Keselowski; Pocono to 400 Miles
Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2011 – 15:57 | Comments Off
Racin’ News: Busch To Sub For Keselowski; Pocono to 400 Miles

In Racin’ News Today, Wednesday, August 10:
(In this package: Busch to Sub for Brad; Pocono cutting 100 miles from races; Crew members suspended.)
Kurt Busch will take the place of injured Brad Keselowski in the Nationwide Race Saturday at Watkins Glen International.
Tim Cindric of Penske Racing, the team for which both Busch and Keselowski drive [...]

Pedley: NASCAR Should Take Its Show On Road
Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2011 – 8:50 | 2 Comments
Pedley: NASCAR Should Take Its Show On Road

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Newton, Iowa – Some final thoughts from Iowa Speedway:
Another NASCAR race at Iowa Speedway and another enthusiastic sellout crowd. That’s three this year alone – a Camping World race, two Nationwide Series races.
It just may be time to take the track’s request for hosting a Sprint Cup race seriously.
The place [...]

NASCAR Penalizes Sauter, Stenhouse’s Crew Chief
Tuesday, 9 Aug, 2011 – 16:54 | Comments Off
NASCAR Penalizes Sauter, Stenhouse’s Crew Chief

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The No. 13 ThorSport team that competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the No. 6 and 14 teams that compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series were penalized Tuesday as a result of rules violations committed this past weekend.
The No. 13 truck, which is driven by Johnny Sauter, was found to be in [...]

NASCAR Keeping Nashville Options Open
Monday, 8 Aug, 2011 – 8:33 | Comments Off
NASCAR Keeping Nashville Options Open

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville – The apparent demise of Nashville Superspeedway might open the door to bringing back NASCAR racing to historical old Fairgrounds Speedway.
The Supespeedway, located 40 miles east of Nashville, will seek no NASCAR sanctions next year, owner Dover Motorsports announced last week. The 11-year-old track, valued at around $50 million, [...]

Stenhouse, Edwards In Slam-Bang NNS Finish
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 22:52 | Comments Off
Stenhouse, Edwards In Slam-Bang NNS Finish

Newton, Iowa – It’s not often that one driver will thank another for wrecking him late in a race. But that is exactly what Ricky Stenhouse did after he was rammed from behind as he headed for the finish line in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway Saturday night.
That’s because the ram job [...]

Sadler Fastest NNS Qualifier at Iowa
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 16:56 | Comments Off
Sadler Fastest NNS Qualifier at Iowa

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Newton, Iowa – Elliott Sadler won the pole for Saturday night’s U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race on Saturday afternoon by turning a lap at 132.386 mph.
The pole was the third of the season for Sadler – who will start the race third in points – and the Kevin Harvick [...]

Pastrana Done Until 2012
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 9:52 | Comments Off
Pastrana Done Until 2012

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The much-anticipated debut of action sports star  Travis Pastrana in the NASCAR Nationwide Series will continue to be much-anticiapted until next season.
Pastrana Waltrip Racing announced today that Pastrana will not make his NNS debut until the 2012 season because of  injuries suffered during the 17th annual X Games last week in Los Angeles.
The 11-time X [...]

Minter: Stand-Alone Tracks Destined To Fall
Thursday, 4 Aug, 2011 – 7:19 | 3 Comments
Minter: Stand-Alone Tracks Destined To Fall

When the news broke that Nashville Superspeedway wouldn’t be seeking sanctions for NASCAR’s Nationwide or Camping World Truck Series races next year, it wasn’t much of a surprise. There have been better crowds for dirt Late Model races than what Nashville
pulled in recent races.
But there’s still a great sense of sadness, for the track and [...]

Nashville Opts Out Of NASCAR
Wednesday, 3 Aug, 2011 – 10:51 | 3 Comments
Nashville Opts Out Of NASCAR

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville – Dover Motorsports has announced it will seek no NASCAR races next year for Nashville Superspeedway and will “evaluate all options for the track, including its possible sale.”
The track, located in Gladeville, Tenn., 40 miles east of Nashville, has struggled with attendance since opening in 2001.
Should Dover sell the [...]

Pedley: Super Weekend Leaves A Hole In The Soul
Wednesday, 3 Aug, 2011 – 8:05 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Super Weekend Leaves A Hole In The Soul

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – The corn dog looked bigger that the arm of the little kid who was holding it. With it’s popsicle stick at the bottom and thick layer of deep-fried golden corn batter, the corn dog looked both longer and meatier that the little arm.
And neither the 90-plus-degree heat, [...]