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Allmendinger Issues Statement
Tuesday, 10 Jul, 2012 – 12:56 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Issues Statement
Allmendinger Issues Statement

Penske Racing driver AJ Allmendinger, parked by NASCAR after failing a drug test, has issued a statement on his situation.
The statement, issued on Tuesday, reads:  “I have informed NASCAR that I have requested that the …

Sudden Opening Gives Sudden Sam Another Shot
Tuesday, 10 Jul, 2012 – 9:11 | Comments Off on Sudden Opening Gives Sudden Sam Another Shot
Sudden Opening Gives Sudden Sam Another Shot

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It’s best to let the AJ Allmendinger situation resolve itself before getting too carried away with righteous indignation, scorn or sympathy. But it’s not too early to say this: The …

Army Sounds NASCAR Retreat
Tuesday, 10 Jul, 2012 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Army Sounds NASCAR Retreat
Army Sounds NASCAR Retreat

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The U.S. Army, it was announced Tuesday, has decided not to renew its sponsorship with Stewart-Haas Racing in 2013 as a primary sponsor of the No. 39 Chevrolet driven by Ryan Newman due to a …

Hornish To Be Back In ‘Dinger’s Car At Loudon
Monday, 9 Jul, 2012 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Hornish To Be Back In ‘Dinger’s Car At Loudon
Hornish To Be Back In ‘Dinger’s Car At Loudon

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Sam Hornish Sr. will be back in the No. 22 Penske Racing Dodge Sprint Cup car this coming weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the team announced Monday.
Hornish will again …

Stewart Emerges With The Victory At Daytona
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 21:37 | Comments Off on Stewart Emerges With The Victory At Daytona
Stewart Emerges With The Victory At Daytona

Defending series champion Tony Stewart made a solo pass for the lead on the final lap and went on to win the Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night.
Jeff …

AJ Allmendinger Parked For Failing Drug Test
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 17:37 | Comments Off on AJ Allmendinger Parked For Failing Drug Test
AJ Allmendinger Parked For Failing Drug Test

Penske Racing driver AJ Allmendinger has  been temporarily suspended by NASCAR for failing a drug test and will not compete in tonight’s Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway.
NASCAR announced the suspension …

Kenseth On Pole At DIS
Friday, 6 Jul, 2012 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Kenseth On Pole At DIS
Kenseth On Pole At DIS

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Roush Fenway Racing’s Matt Kenseth, the series points leader, toured the 2.5-mile superspeedway in 46.781 seconds (192.386 mph) to win the pole Friday for Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at …

NASCAR CEO Talks Top Issues In Daytona Beach
Friday, 6 Jul, 2012 – 14:48 | 2 Comments
NASCAR CEO Talks Top Issues In Daytona Beach

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR’s summer visit to Daytona is traditionally considered the mid-point of the racing season.
It’s also an opportunity for NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France to meet …

Drivers Favor Keeping It Real At NASCAR Tracks
Friday, 6 Jul, 2012 – 8:24 | Comments Off on Drivers Favor Keeping It Real At NASCAR Tracks
Drivers Favor Keeping It Real At NASCAR Tracks

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Reaction to a suggestion by race-track owner Bruton Smith to insert mandatory cautions into Sprint Cup races drew an assortment of reactions from drivers this week. Reactions that ranged from …

It’s A Shame That The Firecracker Has Fizzled Out
Wednesday, 4 Jul, 2012 – 11:59 | 2 Comments
It’s A Shame That The Firecracker Has Fizzled Out

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
What’s in a name? Well, plenty for some of us who follow auto racing. Which is why this coming weekend’s Sprint Cup race contains a hint of bitterness that will …