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Keselowski-Wolfe Combo Has A Familiar Look
Wednesday, 19 Sep, 2012 – 9:00 | Comments Off on Keselowski-Wolfe Combo Has A Familiar Look
Keselowski-Wolfe Combo Has A Familiar Look

Racin’ thoughts after first week of playoffs and an end to a season:
Driver gets off to a decent start in a race; he and crew chief improve performance as race wears on; look pretty good …

NASCAR Reinstates Allmendinger
Tuesday, 18 Sep, 2012 – 15:21 | Comments Off on NASCAR Reinstates Allmendinger
NASCAR Reinstates Allmendinger

NASCAR has reinstated driver AJ Allmendinger upon his successful completion of NASCAR’s Substance Abuse Policy Road to Recovery Program.
Allmendinger had been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR on July 24 for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse …

Keselowski Kicks Off Chase With Win In Joliet
Sunday, 16 Sep, 2012 – 16:09 | Comments Off on Keselowski Kicks Off Chase With Win In Joliet
Keselowski Kicks Off Chase With Win In Joliet

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Brad Keselowski passed then – leader Jimmie Johnson during the final series of pit stops and went on to win the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship at Chicagoland Speedway on …

Johnson To Start Chase From The Front Of Field
Saturday, 15 Sep, 2012 – 15:06 | Comments Off on Johnson To Start Chase From The Front Of Field
Johnson To Start Chase From The Front Of Field

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Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson will start the 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup from the pole.
The Hendrick Motorsports driver won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s race at Chicagoland Speedway after covering the 1.5-mile distance …

Loyalty And Patience Have Paid Off For Truex Jr.
Friday, 14 Sep, 2012 – 11:00 | Comments Off on Loyalty And Patience Have Paid Off For Truex Jr.
Loyalty And Patience Have Paid Off For Truex Jr.

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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LEAWOOD, Kan. – Ty Norris’s tone shifted noticeably toward serious when the conversation shifted toward Sprint Cup driver Martin Truex Jr.’s victory total since joining Michael Waltrip Racing for the …

Reminder: Bowyer Won Final Non-Chase Race
Thursday, 13 Sep, 2012 – 10:24 | Comments Off on Reminder: Bowyer Won Final Non-Chase Race
Reminder: Bowyer Won Final Non-Chase Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Racing thoughts from the last week or so:
Quick: Who won the race at Richmond?
The point: Probably the most irrelevant person in racing every year is the driver who wins the …

Gordon: Richmond Was A Defining Moment
Wednesday, 12 Sep, 2012 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Gordon: Richmond Was A Defining Moment
Gordon: Richmond Was A Defining Moment

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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PHOENIX, Ariz. – On Tuesday in Phoenix, the sky was the color of gun metal; a rainy, overcast day in the Valley of the Sun. To look at Jeff Gordon, …

Waltrip Racing Becomes One Of NASCAR’s Big Boy Teams
Sunday, 9 Sep, 2012 – 6:00 | 2 Comments
Waltrip Racing Becomes One Of NASCAR’s Big Boy Teams

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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RICHMOND, Va. –  Five years ago Michael Waltrip failed to qualify for the September race at Richmond International Raceway. In the wee hours of Sunday morning 2012 one of his …

Bowyer Wins Race; Gordon In Chase, Busch Not
Sunday, 9 Sep, 2012 – 5:20 | Comments Off on Bowyer Wins Race; Gordon In Chase, Busch Not
Bowyer Wins Race; Gordon In Chase, Busch Not

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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RICHMOND, Va. – Jeff Gordon never knew where Kyle Busch was in the running order throughout Saturday’s rain-plagued Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International; crew chief Alan Gustafson …

Earnhardt Jr. On Eury Sr.: It Had To Be Done
Saturday, 8 Sep, 2012 – 21:15 | One Comment
Earnhardt Jr. On Eury Sr.: It Had To Be Done

RICHMOND, Va. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. says parting ways with Tony Eury Sr., who was JR Motorsports’ competition director and a crew chief, was a “difficult decision that we had to make.”
“As a company, we …