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Hamlin On Pole For Nationwide Race
Friday, 11 Sep, 2009 – 16:30 | Comments Off
Hamlin On Pole For Nationwide Race

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Denny Hamlin will be on the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway after posting the top speed in qualifying on Friday afternoon. Hamlin’s pole-winning speed was 124.384 mph
Kyle Busch qualified second and Paul Menard was third. Clint Bowyer was fourth.
Carl Edwards, who is chasing Busch for the point lead, qualified [...]

Harvick Powers to Nationwide Victory
Saturday, 5 Sep, 2009 – 21:00 | Comments Off
Harvick Powers to Nationwide Victory

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Kevin Harvick’s thorough domination of Saturday’s Degree V12 Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway made one wonder whether he had a V-12 engine under the hood while his competitors ran the standard V-8s.
Harvick, driving the No. 33 Chevrolet that he owns and drives, was so strong that [...]

Earnhardt Jr. Takes NNS Pole At Atlanta
Saturday, 5 Sep, 2009 – 16:00 | Comments Off
Earnhardt Jr. Takes NNS Pole At Atlanta

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Degree V12 300 with a lap of 31.840 seconds, 174.121 mph. This is his 10th pole in 113 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. Earnhardt’s last pole came on Aug. 27, 2004 at Bristol, 29 starts (175 races) ago.
Kevin Harvick (second) posted his 14th top-10 start [...]

Lucky Dog My Paw: Racer Ken Butler III Says There’s More To His Story Than A Powerful Papa
Friday, 4 Sep, 2009 – 10:25 | One Comment
Lucky Dog My Paw: Racer Ken Butler III Says There’s More To His Story Than A Powerful Papa

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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There are a lot of people who would say that Nationwide Series driver Ken Butler III is a “Lucky Dog” because his dad is president of Atlanta-based Aaron’s and therefore has ready access to the funds required for his son’s racing adventures.
Butler, who does have Aaron’s on the side of [...]

Edwards Steps Wrong, Breaks Right Foot
Thursday, 3 Sep, 2009 – 18:50 | One Comment
Edwards Steps Wrong, Breaks Right Foot

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Carl Edwards still plans to compete in this weekend’s NASCAR doubleheader at Atlanta Motor Speedway, despite fracturing his right foot earlier this week.
The Roush Fenway Racing driver experienced a freak accident near his home in Columbia, Mo. on Wednesday.
“I know this probably sounds ridiculous to a lot [...]

Busch To Donate Guitars To Students
Tuesday, 1 Sep, 2009 – 10:10 | 7 Comments
Busch To Donate Guitars To Students

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Kyle Busch has donated $30,000 to buy 150 guitars for some local schools, apparently as atonement for smashing a classic Gibson guitar in an embarrassing “rock star-style celebration” after a June Nationwide victory.
But Busch refuses to put his mouth where his money is.
He declines to apologize for the guitar-smashing [...]

Monday Morning Crew Chief: Ambrose King of The Road?
Monday, 31 Aug, 2009 – 17:05 | One Comment
Monday Morning Crew Chief: Ambrose King of The Road?

By Jonthan Ingram | Senior Writer
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There are those who might have questioned Marcos Ambrose’s intelligence when he left his native Tasmania and Australia behind to pursue a career in the Sprint Cup after two V8 Supercar championships and a near miss of three straight.
But since a stellar performance at Bristol where he finished third in [...]

Edwards Nabs Last-Turn Victory In Montreal
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 19:47 | One Comment
Edwards Nabs Last-Turn Victory In Montreal

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Carl Edwards passed Marcos Ambrose for the lead on the final corner of the final lap to win Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts 250 Nationwide Series race in Montreal.
Ambrose had dominated the race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve road course, leading 60 laps.
But then, he appeared to come into the corner too hot, hit the rumble [...]

Ambrose Rolls To Montreal Pole
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 18:15 | Comments Off
Ambrose Rolls To Montreal Pole

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Marcos Ambrose survived the rain and claimed the pole for Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts 200 present by Dodge Nationwide Series race by posting a quailfying speed of 80.934 mph Saturday in Montreal.
Carl Edwards was second fastest at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with a speed of 80.146 mph.
The session was held in rainy weather and [...]

Ron Fellows Still Road Course Spiffy As He Approaches 50
Wednesday, 26 Aug, 2009 – 9:03 | One Comment
Ron Fellows Still Road Course Spiffy As He Approaches 50

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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When veteran road racer Ron Fellows first sought a full-time ride in the Sprint Cup, he learned that team owners were looking for younger drivers. A decade later, the Canadian who is one month shy of his 50th birthday is still winning NASCAR events.
“There’s a reason why Mark Martin and [...]