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Pedley: Stewart Vs. Edwards Shaping Up Nicely
Tuesday, 1 Nov, 2011 – 8:30 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Stewart Vs. Edwards Shaping Up Nicely

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It wasn’t boxing’s version of a televised challenge – the kind where two unemployables stand nose-to-nose in front of cameras, flanked by thug cretin promoters who are more adept at …

Williams: Chase’s On, As Stewart Issues Challenge
Monday, 31 Oct, 2011 – 7:23 | Comments Off on Williams: Chase’s On, As Stewart Issues Challenge
Williams: Chase’s On, As Stewart Issues Challenge

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Tony Stewart has partnered with tough championship battles throughout his storied racing career, so to hear him issue a challenge to NASCAR Sprint Cup point leader Carl …

Stewart Uses Late Pass To Win Martinsville
Sunday, 30 Oct, 2011 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Stewart Uses Late Pass To Win Martinsville
Stewart Uses Late Pass To Win Martinsville

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Tony Stewart passed Jimmie Johnson for the lead with three laps to go and hung on to get the victory Sunday in the Tums Fast Relief 500 Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
The victory was …

Some Will Push Darn Hard To Wear The Crown
Sunday, 30 Oct, 2011 – 9:09 | Comments Off on Some Will Push Darn Hard To Wear The Crown
Some Will Push Darn Hard To Wear The Crown

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
An interesting question made the rounds during Friday’s “hauler chats” at Martinsville Speedway as several Chase drivers were asked how far they would go to win a championship.
The tone of …

Jimmie Could Be Down To His Last Gasp
Saturday, 29 Oct, 2011 – 18:52 | Comments Off on Jimmie Could Be Down To His Last Gasp
Jimmie Could Be Down To His Last Gasp

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Hendrick Motorsports has dominated Martinsville Speedway this century, winning 10 of the last 17 races with Jimmie Johnson claiming six of them.
In fact, from April 2003-March 2009 Hendrick Motorsports lost only three …

The Day Roush Racing Teammates Had At It
Saturday, 29 Oct, 2011 – 10:01 | Comments Off on The Day Roush Racing Teammates Had At It
The Day Roush Racing Teammates Had At It

It was a scene so bizarre, so out of character, so disturbing that few who saw it will ever forget it. That includes those who lived it.
Now, four years later, the participants apparently have gotten …

Rain Cancels Qualifying, Heats Up Controversies
Saturday, 29 Oct, 2011 – 9:30 | One Comment
Rain Cancels Qualifying, Heats Up Controversies

(Editor’s Note: Saturday’s Sprint Cup qualifying session at Martinsville Speedway has been canceled by rain.)
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. cited a playing field that’s “way too level” as the catalyst for numerous incidents last …

Will A Stewart Victory Be A Shared Victory?
Thursday, 27 Oct, 2011 – 11:13 | Comments Off on Will A Stewart Victory Be A Shared Victory?
Will A Stewart Victory Be A Shared Victory?

Barring a minor miracle – and NASCAR rules have banned both minor and major miracles – Hendrick Motorsports will finish the 2011 Sprint Cup season sans a champion.
Or will it?
While Hendrick Chase drivers Jimmie Johnson, …

Pedley: Still Not Sure What It Is We Were Watching
Wednesday, 26 Oct, 2011 – 10:54 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Still Not Sure What It Is We Were Watching

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Let’s see what’s in the Morning Memo today:
It seems there are two ways to view NASCAR events at Talladega and Daytona: As races or, as something for entertainment purposes only. …

NASCAR Issues Suspensions
Wednesday, 26 Oct, 2011 – 7:08 | One Comment
NASCAR Issues Suspensions

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NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 00, No. 47 and No. 56 Sprint Cup Series teams as a result of rule infractions discovered during opening day inspection Oct. 21 at Talladega Superspeedway.
All three cars …