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Woody: Nashville Not Into Punk Rock; NASCAR Shouldn’t Be Either
Wednesday, 10 Jun, 2009 – 13:30 | 15 Comments
Woody: Nashville Not Into Punk Rock; NASCAR Shouldn’t Be Either

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – There’s a catch-all clause in the NASCAR rule book that says drivers are held accountable “for actions detrimental to the sport of stock car racing.”
If what Kyle Busch did in Nashville last Saturday night wasn’t detrimental to the sport then nothing is.
Busch bashed to bits Nashville Superspeedway’s trademark [...]

Smashed Guitar Strikes Sour Chord In Music City
Tuesday, 9 Jun, 2009 – 7:52 | 32 Comments
Smashed Guitar Strikes Sour Chord In Music City

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville – Images of Kyle Busch’s guitar-smashing antics following last Saturday’s victory at Nashville Superspeedway have gone ‘round the world, creating a sensation on YouTube and other internet outlets.
Meanwhile on Monday, Nashville Superspeedway vice president/general manager Cliff Hawks said, “It’s still hard for me to watch.”
Renowned racing artist Sam Bass, [...]

Belt-Tightening Is The New Racing Reality
Tuesday, 9 Jun, 2009 – 7:50 | Comments Off
Belt-Tightening Is The New Racing Reality

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com 
Nashville – Bobby Hamilton Jr. says the tough economic times have forced some NASCAR teams to confront some belt-tightening reality.
“A lot of teams got fat and spoiled back when times were good, and now they’re having to learn to live within their means,” Hamilton said during last weekend’s race at [...]

Busch Not A ‘Sorry Sap’ Nor A Smashing Success In Nashville
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2009 – 14:20 | Comments Off
Busch Not A ‘Sorry Sap’ Nor A Smashing Success In Nashville

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com 
Gladeville, Tenn. – It was surely the weirdest “victory celebration” in NASCAR history.
Kyle Busch dashed to pieces the $2,000 hand-painted Gibson guitar that for nine years has been Nashville Superspeedway’s trademark trophy following his win Saturday night.
Busch said he wanted to celebrate “rock-star style” and had told his team beforehand [...]

Kyle Busch Rocks Nashville
Saturday, 6 Jun, 2009 – 21:35 | 19 Comments
Kyle Busch Rocks Nashville

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Kyle Busch shook free of his Nashville Superspeedway jinx Saturday night to win the Federated Auto Parts 300.
For the sixth straight time in the Nationwide Series, Busch dominated. But the victory was only his second during that span as lousy luck bit him the other four times.
The victory came at a track where he had [...]

Nationwiders Tell Stars To Bring It On
Friday, 5 Jun, 2009 – 9:55 | Comments Off
Nationwiders Tell Stars To Bring It On

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – A pair of NASCAR Nationwide Series rookies aren’t awed or intimidated by taking on two Sprint Cup stars in Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway.
The daunting Cup duo is Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards who are running both series this season. They are ranked 1-2 in [...]

Keselowski Wins At Dover
Saturday, 30 May, 2009 – 16:09 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins At Dover

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Brad Keselowski went from third to first in the first turn of the penultimate lap on a green-white-checkered restart, and scored the win in Saturday’s Heluva! Good 200 Nationwide race. 
Polesitter Joey Logano and his teammate Kyle Busch had dominated the event until the final restart, and were one two, when Busch, who was the race [...]

Logano On Pole For Nationwide Race
Saturday, 30 May, 2009 – 10:59 | Comments Off
Logano On Pole For Nationwide Race

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Joey Logano won the pole Saturday morning for the Heluva Good! 200 Nationwide race.  
Logano set a Nationwide track record, circling the concrete one mile oval at 155.959 MPH, more than two tenths of a second ahead of David Ragan, who qualified second. 
Logano made his Nationwide series debut one year ago this weekend at Dover, [...]

Jeffrey Earnhardt To Make Nationwide Debut At Dover
Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 – 15:44 | Comments Off
Jeffrey Earnhardt To Make Nationwide Debut At Dover

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – There may be a bright future for Dale Earnhardt Inc. after all, thanks to a sometimes overlooked branch of the famous family.
Last week at the unveiling of the Walk of Fame in downtown Mooresville, Teresa Earnhardt represented her late husband Dale Earnhardt Sr. and was flanked by [...]

Bliss Wins Rain-Shortened Nationwide Race
Saturday, 23 May, 2009 – 22:40 | Comments Off
Bliss Wins Rain-Shortened Nationwide Race

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Yellow flags and rain fell at just the right times for Mike Bliss Saturday night at Lowe’s Motor Speedway and the result was his first Nationwide Series victory in 83 races.
The final batch of rain began to fall with 32 laps to go in the race. Two laps later, NASCAR officials brought the field into [...]