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Ashley Has Some Advice For Danica
Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2010 – 9:54 | One Comment
Ashley Has Some Advice For Danica

All eyes will be on Danica Patrick again today, when the open-wheel star is scheduled to turn her first NASCAR Nationwide Series practice laps at Daytona International Speedway.
Patrick’s stock car learning curve on the high-banked, 2.5-mile DIS trioval is being accelerated following a successful, sixth-place finish in Saturday’s ARCA season-opener. Today’s Nationwide practice will be [...]

Woody: Surprise! Danica Can Drive
Tuesday, 9 Feb, 2010 – 8:12 | 3 Comments
Woody: Surprise! Danica Can Drive

Have you heard the news? Danica Patrick knows how to drive.
And this just in: Danica also can draw a crowd.
Judging from the reaction of some of the TV commentators and sports columnists during/following Patrick’s stock car debut Saturday at Daytona, some folks didn’t realize she had either potential.
After Patrick finished 6th in the ARCA 200 [...]

Decision Made: Danica In Nationwide Race
Monday, 8 Feb, 2010 – 8:40 | Comments Off
Decision Made: Danica In Nationwide Race

Danica Patrick will make her NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in the No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet this Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, JR Motorsports general manager Kelley Earnhardt announced today.
Patrick, Earnhardt, and team officials convened Sunday following the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) event at Daytona, in which Patrick raced to a sixth-place finish in [...]

Pedley: Did Patrick Make the Grade?
Sunday, 7 Feb, 2010 – 10:52 | 16 Comments
Pedley: Did Patrick Make the Grade?

It’s report card day for Danica Patrick.
She has put in her first weekend of stock car racing, the smoke (literal and figurative) has cleared and it’s time to send her home to her people with the news. And here is the news:
Punctuality. A+. She showed up for all her meetings with the public, media and [...]

Minter: 2010 Rookie Crop Is Pretty Green
Thursday, 4 Feb, 2010 – 8:12 | Comments Off
Minter: 2010 Rookie Crop Is Pretty Green

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The economy is bad, there’s no doubt, and it seems to be as hard on NASCAR as any other industry. But some things about a bad economy can bring about a breath of fresh air.
For instance, this year’s Raybestos Rookie of the Year battle in the [...]

Danica’s Schedule Unveiled
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2010 – 15:52 | One Comment
Danica’s Schedule Unveiled

RacinToday.com
Danica Patrick will compete in 12 NASCAR Nationwide Series races with the possibility of 13 in her debut season with JR Motorsports, co-owner and general manager Kelley Earnhardt announced today.
The only event uncertain on Patrick’s schedule is the Feb. 13 season opener at Daytona International Speedway.  The car is entered in the event, but its [...]

‘Little Gator’ Could Be Nipping At Busch’s Heels
Wednesday, 27 Jan, 2010 – 8:00 | Comments Off
‘Little Gator’ Could Be Nipping At Busch’s Heels

Justin Allgaier capitalized on landing a dream ride with Penske Racing last season by finishing sixth in the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship standings and capturing the 2009 Raybestos Rookie of the Year Award.
And with his sophomore season in Penske’s No. 12 Verizon Wireless Dodge in NASCAR’s junior circuit set to begin in Daytona on Feb. [...]

Woody: Baker Says Racing Climate Is ‘Brutal”
Friday, 22 Jan, 2010 – 9:13 | 4 Comments
Woody: Baker Says Racing Climate Is ‘Brutal”

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville – Gary Baker has had experience hitting hard walls.
During his driving days he once cracked the concrete at Talladega at over 200 mph.
Now Baker, speaking as a team owner, says stock car racing has hit an equally hard economic wall. He’s not sure when – or if – it [...]

Reed Sorenson’s Career Takes A Step Back
Tuesday, 19 Jan, 2010 – 8:59 | 2 Comments
Reed Sorenson’s Career Takes A Step Back

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
For most of his 23 years, Reed Sorenson’s story was a textbook lesson on how to groom an aspiring young race driver and propel him to a ride in the elite Sprint Cup Series. But the latest chapter in his career, one in which he’s having to step back to [...]

The Hendrick Bar Will Remain High In 2010
Sunday, 10 Jan, 2010 – 10:02 | Comments Off
The Hendrick Bar Will Remain High In 2010

Nashville – Greg Biffle says chasing Rich Hendrick’s record-breaking stable of rocket-men “can get very frustrating, but at the same time it’s very challenging.”
“You have to give Mr. H (Hendrick) and all of his people a lot of credit; they’ve worked hard, they’re a class act and they’ve done a great job,” Biffle said Saturday [...]