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Harris: Sparks Could Fly As All-Stars Have At It
Wednesday, 18 May, 2011 – 6:58 | Comments Off
Harris: Sparks Could Fly As All-Stars Have At It

By  Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
This week’s All-Star race is supposed to be fun.
Before NASCAR’s “Have at it, boys’’ edict last year, the non-points race at Charlotte’s big track was the one event where stock car’s biggest stars could let their hair down and do some serious fender rubbing without any serious consequences.
Now, though, with [...]

Ingram: Busch And Harvick Feud Still Warming Up
Monday, 16 May, 2011 – 7:14 | One Comment
Ingram: Busch And Harvick Feud Still Warming Up

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
I don’t think we’ve seen the end of the Kyle Busch versus Kevin Harvick feud. It’s merely been put on hold until after the four-race probation that started at Dover. There couldn’t be anything better for NASCAR and its TV ratings than a driver feud [...]

Kenseth Wins Cup Rubber Match At Dover
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 15:28 | Comments Off
Kenseth Wins Cup Rubber Match At Dover

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Matt Kenseth used a two-tire strategy on the final pit stop of the day to win the Fed Ex 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
It was Kenseth’s second victory of the season and comes four races after that victory in Texas.
It was the 20th victory of the Roush Fenway Racing [...]

Race Day: So What’s Up With Wreck-And-Ring?
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 9:13 | One Comment
Race Day: So What’s Up With Wreck-And-Ring?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The cell phone thing is out of control. And not just with teen-agers, multi-tasking morons on the highway and bin Laden. They’ve become thumb-sucking tics for Americans of all ilks this century.
They’re even big in NASCAR, where they’re used as basic communication, for sure, but also as peace pipes.
They are [...]

Pedley: ‘It’ Is Dividing The NASCAR Garages
Saturday, 14 May, 2011 – 8:58 | One Comment
Pedley: ‘It’ Is Dividing The NASCAR Garages

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It became pretty obvious after Friday’s round of press conferences at Dover that the most famous words in NASCAR – and I’m not referring here to “Drivers, start your engines” –
are, in the minds of some, followed by a question.
The question being, “Have at what?”
It was a question which has [...]

Harvick Vs. Busch Continues At Rapid Boil In Dover
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 10:39 | One Comment
Harvick Vs. Busch Continues At Rapid Boil In Dover

Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick were greeted with invitations when they got to Dover International Speedway Thursday. Invitations to meet with NASCAR officials about their altercation at Darlington last Saturday night.
From the sound of it, the meetings certainly did not bring Busch and Harvick together as both continued to snipe away at the other on [...]

Furniture Row Racing Has Overcome Mountains
Thursday, 12 May, 2011 – 11:57 | 2 Comments
Furniture Row Racing Has Overcome Mountains

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A weekend of goosebumps turned into a weekday of goosebumps for Furniture Row Racing general manager Joe Garone when got back to Denver from Darlington earlier this week.
The second set of goosebumps came courtesy of a local Denver news radio station. The announcer talked about Furniture Row’s Sprint Cup victory [...]

Woody: What Happens When Hard Heads Collide?
Wednesday, 11 May, 2011 – 6:59 | One Comment
Woody: What Happens When Hard Heads Collide?

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are two of the most talented drivers in NASCAR.
They also are two of the most temperamental.
What happens when the two opposing forces collide? Sheet metal and fists fly.
That’s what occurred last Saturday night at Darlington when Busch and Harvick tangled while scrambling for the same slab [...]

Pedley: Bowyer Issues Uneasy Laugh After Darlington Dust-Up
Monday, 9 May, 2011 – 14:47 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Bowyer Issues Uneasy Laugh After Darlington Dust-Up

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kansas City, Kan. – I suspect Clint Bowyer’s take on the incident which occurred after Saturday night’s Sprint Cup race at Darlington is shared by a lot of NASCAR fans today: Good theater but on the wrong stage.
Thats is, it was dang entertaining but kind of scary because it happened [...]

Ingram: Smith Leads Another Blast Out of Doldrums
Monday, 9 May, 2011 – 7:26 | Comments Off
Ingram: Smith Leads Another Blast Out of Doldrums

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Sometimes you wonder how motor racing series maintain their traditions despite the onslaught of time and technology.
At Darlington, where they now race the Southern 500 on a Saturday night in the springtime instead of on a late summer afternoon, stock car racing tradition has been  [...]