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NASCAR Tests The Aero Of Its Ways
Wednesday, 16 Nov, 2011 – 8:07 | Comments Off on NASCAR Tests The Aero Of Its Ways
NASCAR Tests The Aero Of Its Ways

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Seven drivers took part in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series test at Daytona International Speedway Tuesday to evaluate and prepare aerodynamic baseline packages for January’s Preseason Thunder session, as well as …

Pedley: The Chase Worm Appears to Have Turned
Monday, 14 Nov, 2011 – 11:04 | One Comment
Pedley: The Chase Worm Appears to Have Turned

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The Second Day Lede
With the shadows of the Sierra Estrella mountain range lengthening, and his race lead stabilized late Sunday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway, Tony Stewart appeared to be …

Jimmie Reflects On End Of The Run
Sunday, 13 Nov, 2011 – 20:48 | One Comment
Jimmie Reflects On End Of The Run

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
One of the most impressive streaks in all of professional sports is officially over: Jimmie Johnson has been eliminated from contention for a sixth straight Sprint Cup championship.
Johnson’s reign came …

Kahne Wins Phoenix; Edwards Keeps Points Lead
Sunday, 13 Nov, 2011 – 18:08 | Comments Off on Kahne Wins Phoenix; Edwards Keeps Points Lead
Kahne Wins Phoenix; Edwards Keeps Points Lead

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Kasey Kahne stole the spotlight – for one day, at least – from Chase contenders Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart Sunday when he won the Kobalt Tools 500 Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kahne’s …

Revamped PIR Track Adds A Kink To The Chase
Sunday, 13 Nov, 2011 – 10:21 | Comments Off on Revamped PIR Track Adds A Kink To The Chase
Revamped PIR Track Adds A Kink To The Chase

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
After virtually every Nationwide or Camping World Truck series race, drivers who are also competing in that weekend’s Sprint Cup race are asked “the lame one”. That is, they are …

Kenseth Takes Cup Pole At Phoenix
Saturday, 12 Nov, 2011 – 15:08 | Comments Off on Kenseth Takes Cup Pole At Phoenix
Kenseth Takes Cup Pole At Phoenix

Ford driver Matt Kenseth won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kenseth, of Roush Fenway Racing, won the pole with a lap at 137.101 mph. It was the seventh …

Did Busch Receive Lifetime Achievement Penalty?
Saturday, 12 Nov, 2011 – 9:17 | Comments Off on Did Busch Receive Lifetime Achievement Penalty?
Did Busch Receive Lifetime Achievement Penalty?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
On the day he announced that Kyle Busch would be parked for purposely wrecking Ron Hornaday Jr., NASCAR president Mike Helton said the driver’s controversial past had nothing to do …

Pedley: Something’s Sour About Mars’ Decision
Friday, 11 Nov, 2011 – 10:56 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Something’s Sour About Mars’ Decision

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
There’s something disturbing about Thursday’s decision by Kyle Busch’s sponsor to remove itself from the No. 18 car for the final two Sprint Cup races of the season.
Something that is …

Mars Parks Kyle Busch
Friday, 11 Nov, 2011 – 8:10 | One Comment
Mars Parks Kyle Busch

Mars, Inc., has disassociated itself from NASCAR driver Kyle Busch for the remaining two Sprint Cup Series races of the 2011 season, removing the paint scheme of primary sponsor M&M’S® from the No. 18 Toyota …

New Surface Makes For Big Mystery At PIR
Wednesday, 9 Nov, 2011 – 8:26 | Comments Off on New Surface Makes For Big Mystery At PIR
New Surface Makes For Big Mystery At PIR

AVONDALE, Ariz. – If NASCAR’s driving fraternity shoulders reservations about the unpredictable mess that usually accompanies the nervy Chase for the Sprint Cup stop at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, just wait until Sunday.
Thanks to recent repaving …