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Elliott, Owens To Debut Turner Team At Daytona
Monday, 16 Apr, 2012 – 9:26 | Comments Off on Elliott, Owens To Debut Turner Team At Daytona
Elliott, Owens To Debut Turner Team At Daytona

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Turner Motorsports announced that crew chief Trent Owens and veteran driver Bill Elliott will team up for the team’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut at Daytona International Speedway in July.
Owens currently is crew chief for …

Biffle Wins Cup Race At Texas Motor Speedway
Saturday, 14 Apr, 2012 – 21:55 | Comments Off on Biffle Wins Cup Race At Texas Motor Speedway
Biffle Wins Cup Race At Texas Motor Speedway

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Greg Biffle passed Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 31 laps to go and went on to win Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first for …

Junior Talks Winning At Texas Motor Speedway
Saturday, 14 Apr, 2012 – 19:21 | Comments Off on Junior Talks Winning At Texas Motor Speedway
Junior Talks Winning At Texas Motor Speedway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Pardon Dale Earnhardt Jr. if he doesn’t bother sending out invitations to his next NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.
“People know I’m not Nostradamus, so they don’t …

STURBIN: Stewart From Hall of Fame To Wall And Shame
Friday, 13 Apr, 2012 – 19:07 | Comments Off on STURBIN: Stewart From Hall of Fame To Wall And Shame
STURBIN: Stewart From Hall of Fame To Wall And Shame

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart reluctantly donned his boxing-inspired red velvet “Smoke” robe one last time Thursday night at Texas Motor Speedway, where he was honored as the …

Truex Jr. Speeds To Pole At Texas Motor Speedway
Friday, 13 Apr, 2012 – 18:54 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Speeds To Pole At Texas Motor Speedway
Truex Jr. Speeds To Pole At Texas Motor Speedway

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Martin Truex Jr., driving a Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota, won the pole Friday night for Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Truex had a fast lap at 190.369 mph at …

NASCAR Unveils List Of Hall Of Fame Candidates
Thursday, 12 Apr, 2012 – 7:19 | One Comment
NASCAR Unveils List Of Hall Of Fame Candidates

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NASCAR announced the 25 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s fourth induction class, and included among the diverse group are five newcomers.
Of the 25 nominees, 20 return from last …

The Best Place To Attend A Race This Week Is…
Monday, 9 Apr, 2012 – 12:08 | 2 Comments
The Best Place To Attend A Race This Week Is…

The week-long racing drought is about to succumb to a deluge of high profile events.  Fenders, no fenders, lots of turns, no turns. Almost everybody who races for a big paycheck is in action this …

Off Weekend Means Too Much Time To Think
Sunday, 8 Apr, 2012 – 11:41 | Comments Off on Off Weekend Means Too Much Time To Think
Off Weekend Means Too Much Time To Think

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Notes for a weekend without racing:
It’s true: Ryan Newman got the victory in last Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Martinsville only because a wreck during the green/white/checkered restart took out …

New Michigan Surface To Produce New Problems?
Wednesday, 4 Apr, 2012 – 17:34 | Comments Off on New Michigan Surface To Produce New Problems?
New Michigan Surface To Produce New Problems?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Stepping into NASCAR’s repavement-controversy spotlight this week is Michigan International Speedway. The track, which just got a fresh coating of asphalt, enters the spotlight thanks to comments Matt Kenseth issued …

NASCAR Fashion Becoming Less Fashionable
Wednesday, 4 Apr, 2012 – 7:50 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Fashion Becoming Less Fashionable

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Normally when covering a race I arrive at the track at least four hours before it starts in order to get pre-race work completed and avoid the traffic. However, I faced a …