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Minter: Hope Sprung A Leak At Atlanta Cup Track
Tuesday, 6 Sep, 2011 – 9:48 | Comments Off on Minter: Hope Sprung A Leak At Atlanta Cup Track
Minter: Hope Sprung A Leak At Atlanta Cup Track

HAMPTON, Ga. – If the story of the 2011 Labor Day weekend races at Atlanta Motor Speedway was a fishing tale, it would be about the big one that got away.
Down to just one Sprint …

Talladega Dates On Move
Tuesday, 6 Sep, 2011 – 8:01 | One Comment
Talladega Dates On Move

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Talladega Superspeedway announced Monday that the 2012 Aaron’s Dream Weekend returns to a traditional place on the calendar; May 4-6. The 2012 Talladega 500 Weekend also moves up on the calendar to October …

Race Day (Again): Stewart Is On The Spot At AMS
Tuesday, 6 Sep, 2011 – 7:00 | One Comment
Race Day (Again): Stewart Is On The Spot At AMS

With just two races to go before the Chase – starting with Today’s postponed-by-wet-weather AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway – the scramble for final berths is still on.
That’s especially true for the two wild …

Rains Postpone Sprint Cup Race Until Tuesday
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2011 – 21:39 | Comments Off on Rains Postpone Sprint Cup Race Until Tuesday
Rains Postpone Sprint Cup Race Until Tuesday

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HAMPTON, Ga. – The AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race has been postponed because of weather from Tropical Storm Lee. The race will be rescheduled for Tuesday, September 6 with a start time of …

Minter: The Answer To Top Questions Is – Tires
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2011 – 7:12 | 2 Comments
Minter: The Answer To Top Questions Is – Tires

HAMPTON, Ga. – Somewhere deep down, there’s always a reasonable explanation for events that seem to defy logic.
For instance, why have there been five first-time winners in the Sprint Cup Series and so many races …

Kahne Takes Top Qualifying Spot At Atlanta
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2011 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Kahne Takes Top Qualifying Spot At Atlanta
Kahne Takes Top Qualifying Spot At Atlanta

Kasey Kahne posted a fast lap at 186.196 mph to win the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The pole was the second of the season for Kahne, …

Minter: Drivers Pick ‘Things’ Over Their President
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2011 – 14:36 | 9 Comments
Minter: Drivers Pick ‘Things’ Over Their President

HAMPTON, Ga. – The hot topic in the media center at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday wasn’t the Chase, or the Sprint Summer Showdown or Dale Jr.’s new contract or the latest sponsor move.
It was …

Cup Notes: White House Snubs Spur Debate
Friday, 2 Sep, 2011 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: White House Snubs Spur Debate
Cup Notes: White House Snubs Spur Debate

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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HAMPTON, Ga. – When NASCAR takes its top drivers to the White House on Wednesday to meet President Barack Obama, four drivers will be noticeably absent
Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards, Kevin …

Kansas Speedway Announces New Dates
Friday, 2 Sep, 2011 – 15:17 | Comments Off on Kansas Speedway Announces New Dates
Kansas Speedway Announces New Dates

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Kansas Speedway officials announced the dates of their two 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup weekends on Friday.
The spring event weekend has been moved from early June to April to ensure the recently announced track improvements – …

Earnhardt Jr. To Stay At Hendrick
Thursday, 1 Sep, 2011 – 12:03 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. To Stay At Hendrick
Earnhardt Jr. To Stay At Hendrick

NASCAR’s most popular driver will remain with Sprint Cup’s most dominant team.
Hendrick Motorsports and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Thursday that they have agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep Earnhardt behind the …