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British ‘Reserve’ To Meet NASCAR Car Culture
Monday, 30 Apr, 2012 – 10:41 | Comments Off on British ‘Reserve’ To Meet NASCAR Car Culture
British ‘Reserve’ To Meet NASCAR Car Culture

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The television show “Top Gear” is crude, condescending, intellectually dishonest, contradictory, pretentious and self-important. Its three hosts are churlish, arrogant and bellicose. “Top Gear” is also – in spite of, …

RPM’s Almirola Has New Crew Chief
Monday, 30 Apr, 2012 – 9:28 | Comments Off on RPM’s Almirola Has New Crew Chief
RPM’s Almirola Has New Crew Chief

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Richard Petty Motorsports announced Monday that it changing crew chiefs on the No. 43 car. Mike Ford will replace Greg Erwin as the crew chief for driver Aric Almirola.
Ford led Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Joe Gibbs …

Busch Celebrates, Others Fume After Richmond
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2012 – 21:45 | One Comment
Busch Celebrates, Others Fume After Richmond

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
With the aid of what was reported to be a plastic water bottle, and what was obviously a pit crew in high gear, Kyle Busch won the Capital City 400 …

Will Yellow Fever Return Tonight In Richmond?
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2012 – 9:33 | Comments Off on Will Yellow Fever Return Tonight In Richmond?
Will Yellow Fever Return Tonight In Richmond?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Wrecks have always been a controversial issue in racing and they are again this weekend at Richmond International Raceway, site of tonight’s Capital City 400 Sprint Cup event.
Except this time …

Martin Claims Sprint Cup Pole At Richmond
Friday, 27 Apr, 2012 – 17:41 | Comments Off on Martin Claims Sprint Cup Pole At Richmond
Martin Claims Sprint Cup Pole At Richmond

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Mark Martin will start from the pole in Saturday night’s Capital City 400 Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway after laying down the fastest lap during Friday’s qualifying session.
The pole is the second of the …

Thoughts On Asphalt, Streaks And Turbos
Thursday, 26 Apr, 2012 – 10:43 | One Comment
Thoughts On Asphalt, Streaks And Turbos

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A couple of random useless thoughts and opinions on racing:
Can’t remember a time when asphalt was making a big buzz the way it has been this year. No kidding, pave …

Larry Woody: NASCAR Is Supposed To Be A Nervous Wreck
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2012 – 20:13 | 8 Comments
Larry Woody: NASCAR Is Supposed To Be A Nervous Wreck

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
I don’t know what part of “fans like wrecks” that NASCAR doesn’t understand. You’d think that after six decades they’d get it.
Wrecks – and the tense anticipation thereof – are …

Decision Made: Bristol To Undergo Another Reconfiguration
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2012 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Decision Made: Bristol To Undergo Another Reconfiguration
Decision Made: Bristol To Undergo Another Reconfiguration

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Officials at Bristol Motor Speedway announced Wednesday that their track will be reconfigured.
Less than a month after fan feedback convinced him to make changes to the concrete surface at Bristol, Bruton Smith, Chairman and CEO of …

Miller Has Waltrip Racing Enjoying The High Life
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 12:29 | One Comment
Miller Has Waltrip Racing Enjoying The High Life

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – It’s the day before the eighth Sprint Cup race of the season and the temperature is knuckle-reddening cold, the wind is shredding flags and banners, and …

Power Wins First-Quarter Driver Of The Year Award
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Power Wins First-Quarter Driver Of The Year Award
Power Wins First-Quarter Driver Of The Year Award

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The IndyCar Series’ Will Power was named winner of the Driver of the Year panel’s first-quarter award, it was announced Tuesday morning.
Power edged NHRA Funny Car driver Robert Hight by a single point to earn …