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Historic Nashville Track Gets Stay of Execution
Wednesday, 19 Jan, 2011 – 16:31 | Comments Off on Historic Nashville Track Gets Stay of Execution
Historic Nashville Track Gets Stay of Execution

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway, a 53-year-old track where many of NASCAR’s giants competed over the decades, has avoided the wrecking ball – at least temporarily.
Metro Council on Tuesday voted to hold …

Kevin Swindell Wins Silver Edition Of Chili Bowl
Sunday, 16 Jan, 2011 – 9:36 | Comments Off on Kevin Swindell Wins Silver Edition Of Chili Bowl
Kevin Swindell Wins Silver Edition Of Chili Bowl

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Kevin Swindell became the first driver in 25 years to win consecutive Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals  main events on Saturday night.
To get the victory and special Silver Driller 25th Anniversary trophy, Swindell had to …

Outlaws To Sanction Knoxville Nationals
Friday, 7 Jan, 2011 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Outlaws To Sanction Knoxville Nationals

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World Racing Group and Knoxville Raceway announced Friday that the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will sanction the 51st Annual Goodyear Knoxville Nationals Aug. 10-13, 2011, at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.
In addition, the …

Woody: Will Junior Johnson’s Son Also Rise?
Friday, 7 Jan, 2011 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Woody: Will Junior Johnson’s Son Also Rise?
Woody: Will Junior Johnson’s Son Also Rise?

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Junior Johnson is generally credited with the classic quip: “Know how to make $1 million in racing? Start with $2 million.”
A lot of folks who stumbled into the sport with illusions …

To All: A Big Thank You And A Happy New Year
Saturday, 1 Jan, 2011 – 11:48 | Comments Off on To All: A Big Thank You And A Happy New Year
To All: A Big Thank You And A Happy New Year

If you are reading this, then my big hope for 2011 has been realized. And I sincerely thank you.
RacinToday.com is heading into its third year of publication. I guess the cliched thing to say about …

Minter: Clark’s Voice Makes You Feel At Home
Wednesday, 22 Dec, 2010 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Minter: Clark’s Voice Makes You Feel At Home
Minter: Clark’s Voice Makes You Feel At Home

Looking back on this and other seasons of races past, the things that really stand out are the sights and sounds of the racing atmosphere. And one of the things that makes a race track …

Woody: Track Debate Has Nashville In An Uproar
Saturday, 18 Dec, 2010 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Woody: Track Debate Has Nashville In An Uproar
Woody: Track Debate Has Nashville In An Uproar

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Ongoing efforts to shut down 53-year-old Fairgrounds Speedway as part of a “redevelopment” of the city-owned property has created a major uproar in Nashville, dividing citizens and politicians in one …

Tammy Jo Kirk Was A Racer, Not A Trendsetter
Sunday, 12 Dec, 2010 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Tammy Jo Kirk Was A Racer, Not A Trendsetter
Tammy Jo Kirk Was A Racer, Not A Trendsetter

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
It was another day at the office for Tammy Jo Kirk at her motorcycle shop in Dalton, Ga. earlier this week when word arrived that 18-year-old Johanna Long had won last Sunday’s Snowball Derby Super …

Johanna Long Wins Snowball Derby
Monday, 6 Dec, 2010 – 8:34 | Comments Off on Johanna Long Wins Snowball Derby
Johanna Long Wins Snowball Derby

Johanna Long won Sunday’s 43rd annual Snowball Derby in Florida, becoming just the second female to win the prestigious short-track event.
Long, 18, is the youngest driver to win the event, which attracts top drivers from …

Drivers Have Always Liked A Good Snowball Fight
Thursday, 2 Dec, 2010 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Drivers Have Always Liked A Good Snowball Fight
Drivers Have Always Liked A Good Snowball Fight

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Long before Homestead-Miami Speedway landed the final Sprint Cup race of the year, the stock car racing season ended in Florida, at Five Flags Speedway in the Panhandle city of …