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McMurray Beats Busch in Atlanta
Saturday, 4 Sep, 2010 – 20:25 | Comments Off
McMurray Beats Busch in Atlanta

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Hampton, Ga. – Two entities that have been beaten down in recent times emerged victorious on Saturday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Jamie McMurray, the driver Roush Fenway Racing decided to put on the street to meet NASCAR’s limit of four drivers per race team, outran the Nationwide Series’ best drivers [...]

Kahne Wins NNS Pole at Atlanta
Saturday, 4 Sep, 2010 – 15:31 | Comments Off
Kahne Wins NNS Pole at Atlanta

Kasey Kahne was fastest at Atlanta Motor Speedway, grabbing the Coors Light Pole for the Nationwide series Great Clips 300. Kyle Busch will start second, with Reed Sorenson, Ryan Newman and Carl Edwards filling the other top five spots.

Atlanta Notes: A Race Gordon Glad He Didn’t Win
Saturday, 4 Sep, 2010 – 12:18 | Comments Off
Atlanta Notes: A Race Gordon Glad He Didn’t Win

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Hampton, Ga. – Jeff Gordon reminisced Saturday morning about his role in what is arguably the most-famous finish in the 50-year history of Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Just weeks following the death of Dale Earnhardt, Kevin Harvick pulled off an improbable victory after edging Gordon by inches at the 1.54-mile oval in [...]

Mad Max Hard At Work On First NASCAR Win
Friday, 3 Sep, 2010 – 11:46 | One Comment
Mad Max Hard At Work On First NASCAR Win

There’s no Camping World Truck Series race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, but Max Papis, a recent convert to driving full time in the trucks, will be there nevertheless.
Four years after he began walking the paddocks in search of a way to the winner’s circle in NASCAR, Papis once again will be working [...]

Ingram: Opportunity Knocks For Said In Canada
Monday, 30 Aug, 2010 – 11:14 | Comments Off
Ingram: Opportunity Knocks For Said In Canada

By Jonathan Ingram |Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
It was one of the closest Nationwide Series races in history. But it was on a road course with three guys named Boris, Max and Jacques contesting the checkers. And it was in Canada.
This list doesn’t include the perennial story line of the hard luck Aussie [...]

Pedley: Give Canada A Cup Race
Monday, 30 Aug, 2010 – 9:00 | 4 Comments
Pedley: Give Canada A Cup Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It was a brow-wiping moment earlier this year when I saw that the race in Montreal was on the 2011 Nationwide Series schedule. It would have been a fist-pumping moment had I seen that a race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve would have been included on the Sprint Cup schedule.
When it [...]

Said Wins In A Photo Finish In Montreal
Sunday, 29 Aug, 2010 – 17:29 | Comments Off
Said Wins In A Photo Finish In Montreal

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Boris Said took the lead on a green-white-checkered restart, lost the lead briefly on the final lap, regained it on the final turn and held off two other top road racers to win Sunday’s Nationwide Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
Said ’s margin of victory over second place Max Papis was just inches [...]

Logano Showing Some Road Racing Chops
Sunday, 29 Aug, 2010 – 8:02 | Comments Off
Logano Showing Some Road Racing Chops

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
After Joey Logano’s Nationwide Series qualifying run at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Saturday, there was almost as much grass and dirt on the track as there was in infield at the 14-turn, 2.7-mile road course.
And it looked like the good showing that the 20-year-old driver had made at Watkins Glen earlier [...]

Ambrose Bumps Villeneuve In Montreal Qualifying
Saturday, 28 Aug, 2010 – 17:44 | Comments Off
Ambrose Bumps Villeneuve In Montreal Qualifying

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Marcos Ambrose won the pole and set a new track record in qualifying for Sunday’s Nationwide Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
Ambrose posted a speed of 97.115 mph over the 14-turn, 2.710 mile track during the multi-car qualifying format.
Ambrose, who went out in the final five-car group early Saturday evening, knocked hometown hero [...]

Jacques Hopes To Be Nimble, Quick At Montreal
Thursday, 26 Aug, 2010 – 6:48 | Comments Off
Jacques Hopes To Be Nimble, Quick At Montreal

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
There was a time when Jacques Villeneuve owned the city of Montreal.
When the driver from Quebec was racing in Formula One, whether he was winning races or struggling for points finishes, Villeneuve was THE driver when Formula One came to town. He was a favorite target of the paparazzi and [...]