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Nashville Will Not Follow Gateway Out The Door
Friday, 30 Jul, 2010 – 14:42 | One Comment
Nashville Will Not Follow Gateway Out The Door

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Dover Motorsports has canceled next year’s NASCAR races at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Illinois, after closing the company’s Memphis track last year – a dismal reminder about the sport’s financial state of affairs.
However, another Dover track, Nashville Superspeedway, is making plans for the 2011 season and track spokesman Cliff [...]

NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior
Sunday, 25 Jul, 2010 – 4:32 | Comments Off
NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – A week after punting Brad Keselowski to win in St. Louis, a gentler and kinder Carl Edwards showed up in the suburbs of Indianapolis Saturday night.
A green-white-checkered finish to the NASCAR Nationwide Series Kroger 200 at O’Reilly Raceway Park gave Edwards an opportunity to line up alongside [...]

Busch wins at ORP
Saturday, 24 Jul, 2010 – 21:10 | Comments Off
Busch wins at ORP

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Kyle Busch held off Carl Edwards  at O’Reilly Raceway Park Saturday night.
His first place finish at the Kroger 200 was his fifth win in his last six starts in the Nationwide series.
Aric Almirola finished third. Trevor Bayne and Reed Sorenson rounded out the top five.

Edwards, Keselowski Stand Their Ground
Friday, 23 Jul, 2010 – 15:19 | Comments Off
Edwards, Keselowski Stand Their Ground

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Those hoping that five days of reflection would cause Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards to reinterpret what happened between them on the final lap of last Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race were wasting their hopes.
Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the two drivers stood fast with their did-not/did too [...]

Minter: The Search For ‘The Line” Continues
Thursday, 22 Jul, 2010 – 6:14 | Comments Off
Minter: The Search For ‘The Line” Continues

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The search for “the line,” as in the one Carl Edwards has crossed or hasn’t crossed in his wrecking of Brad Keselowski, continues even after NASCAR imposed penalties on both drivers Wednesday afternoon.
The penalties were minor by NASCAR standards – probation for both drivers, a 60-point docking for Edwards along [...]

Edwards, Keselowski Penalized
Wednesday, 21 Jul, 2010 – 14:56 | One Comment
Edwards, Keselowski Penalized

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
NASCAR has ruled on the ugly incident which occurred during Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race.
The series has penalized the No. 60 team and the No. 22 driver for rule violations committed during last Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Gateway International Raceway.
The penalties come as a result of violating Section [...]

Carl Not Automatically The Bad Guy
Wednesday, 21 Jul, 2010 – 7:23 | 32 Comments
Carl Not Automatically The Bad Guy

By Nick Bromberg | Staff Writer
RacinToday.com
In the immediate aftermath of the third round of Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski’s ongoing feud at Gateway Saturday night I wasn’t surprised to see media members and fans alike instantly taking sides. The vast majority of those reactions sided with Keselowski.
It it was a presidential election, it would render [...]

Woody: NASCAR’s Nationwide Dilemma Continues
Tuesday, 20 Jul, 2010 – 7:16 | 7 Comments
Woody: NASCAR’s Nationwide Dilemma Continues

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Ah, the Annual Rites of Summer: cookouts, swimming holes and NASCAR’s mid-season promise to do something to rescue its second-tier Nationwide Series.
We’re told that NASCAR’s serious this time. Really. Cross its heart. It’s not just kidding like it was last year. And the year before. And the year before …
As Nationwide [...]

Ingram: Edwards Plays ‘Chump And Run’
Monday, 19 Jul, 2010 – 6:55 | 12 Comments
Ingram: Edwards Plays ‘Chump And Run’

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
It’s gut check time for Carl Edwards.
Fans appreciate a guy who hates to lose. They hate a guy who can’t accept the fact he got beat.
Since Sprint Cup rookie Brad Keselowski beat Edwards at the Talladega in the spring of last year, the Ford driver [...]

Minter: Gateway Should Serve As Wakeup Call
Sunday, 18 Jul, 2010 – 12:39 | 6 Comments
Minter: Gateway Should Serve As Wakeup Call

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR reached another low point in the “Have at it” era when Carl Edwards wrecked Brad Keselowski on the frontstretch on the final lap of Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race at St. Louis.
Edwards made no secret of the fact that he intentionally dumped Keselowski. He didn’t address the issue of [...]