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Gibbs And Toyota To Combine Forces For Future
Thursday, 11 Aug, 2011 – 16:24 | One Comment
Gibbs And Toyota To Combine Forces For Future

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A partnership between Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota Racing Development will provide a more united front in 2012 when NASCAR begins using fuel injected engines and result in JGR and Michael Waltrip Racing using the same engine packages, company executives said Thursday.
TRD has 32 years of experience developing, building and [...]

Minter: Keselowski Adds Tough Guy To Resume
Tuesday, 9 Aug, 2011 – 12:54 | One Comment
Minter: Keselowski Adds Tough Guy To Resume

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
It’s pretty certain that any remaining questions about whether Brad Keselowski would make it in the Sprint Cup Series were answered by his “Ironman” performance in winning on Sunday at Pocono Raceway while driving with a foot badly injured in a crash at Road Atlanta four days before.
But it’s not [...]

NASCAR Keeping Nashville Options Open
Monday, 8 Aug, 2011 – 8:33 | Comments Off
NASCAR Keeping Nashville Options Open

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville – The apparent demise of Nashville Superspeedway might open the door to bringing back NASCAR racing to historical old Fairgrounds Speedway.
The Supespeedway, located 40 miles east of Nashville, will seek no NASCAR sanctions next year, owner Dover Motorsports announced last week. The 11-year-old track, valued at around $50 million, [...]

Hobbled Keselowski Wins Cup Race At Pocono
Sunday, 7 Aug, 2011 – 17:34 | Comments Off
Hobbled Keselowski Wins Cup Race At Pocono

Brad Keselowski, whose weekend was put in doubt when he severely injured his ankle during a test session early in the week, held off Kyle Busch to win the Good Sam RV Insurance 500 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the second of the season for Keselowski and the third of his career.
It [...]

Race Day: Shifting Is Back For An Encore
Sunday, 7 Aug, 2011 – 9:57 | Comments Off
Race Day: Shifting Is Back For An Encore

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Shifting gears will make an encore performance at Pocono Raceway today. How wildly that encore is applauded in the garages depends on which driver you talk to.
Here is what a couple of drivers had to say about shifting for the turns at the 2.5-mile Pocono superspeedway.
Greg Biffle, No. 16 Roush [...]

Logano Captures Pocono Pole
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 11:20 | Comments Off
Logano Captures Pocono Pole

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Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s Good Sam RV Insurance 500 Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
Logano posted at lap at 172.055 mph.
The pole was his second of the season, with his other coming at Infineon Raceway’s road course. It was the third pole of Logano’s Cup career.
“It surprised me,” Logano [...]

Keselowski’s Hurting But At Least He’s Living
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 8:36 | Comments Off
Keselowski’s Hurting But At Least He’s Living

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Brad Keselowski has been involved in some dramatic, high-flying, debris-spraying, holy-crap wrecks during his racing career. And then there was the one he survived earlier this week during a test session at the Road Atlanta road course.
“It wasn’t good,” the Penske Racing driver said Friday at Pocono Raceway, site of [...]

Pedley: Carl Watchers In Need Of A New Gig
Friday, 5 Aug, 2011 – 11:37 | Comments Off
Pedley: Carl Watchers In Need Of A New Gig

Let’s see what’s in the Morning Memo today:
There are going to be a lot of media members up in Pocono today who are going to be looking for a new schtick this weekend. Gone will be their go-to question. The one which has gotten them through many a press conference this year.
Carl Edwards has announced [...]

Carl Edwards Is Staying With Roush Fenway Racing
Thursday, 4 Aug, 2011 – 7:50 | 3 Comments
Carl Edwards Is Staying With Roush Fenway Racing

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Carl Edwards has decided to stay at Roush Fenway Racing and continue driving the No. 99 Ford, the team announced Thursday morning.
The deal is for multiple seasons and ends the biggest free-agent mystery in NASCAR this year.
“Carl Edwards has achieved a level of success on and off track that would [...]

Keselowski Hospitalized
Wednesday, 3 Aug, 2011 – 13:16 | Comments Off
Keselowski Hospitalized

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NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski was taken to a hospital after crashing during at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga. on Wednesday.
A statement released by Penske Racing read:
“Brad Keselowski was involved in an accident today at Road Atlanta while testing. He was transported to an Atlanta area hospital for further evaluation. Brad was able to exit the [...]