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Friday Q and A: Joey Logano
Friday, 11 Jun, 2010 – 10:59 | Comments Off on Friday Q and A: Joey Logano
Friday Q and A: Joey Logano

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Joey Logano met with the media on Friday at Michigan International Speedway for the first time since he confronted Kevin Harvick after the race at Pocono last Sunday.
He talked about the incident and matters pertaining to it. Here is a portion of that press conference:
Question: What happened last weekend at Pocono after the race?
Logano: “It […]

Roush Asks NASCAR To Trim Sims, Keep It Real
Thursday, 10 Jun, 2010 – 15:30 | 2 Comments
Roush Asks NASCAR To Trim Sims, Keep It Real

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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NASCAR has preferred that teams relied less on technology and more on good old fashioned racing experience. But those days are gone, even if NASCAR won’t allow teams to use their laptops in the pits at the races.
Since the sanctioning organization banned most testing at the end of the 2008 […]

Jimmie Has Dream Night At Stewart’s Place
Thursday, 10 Jun, 2010 – 6:58 | One Comment
Jimmie Has Dream Night At Stewart’s Place

By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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So much for Jimmie Johnson’s “slump.”
Johnson dominated Wednesday night’s Prelude to the Dream at Eldora Speedway and led Team Levine to a victory in the Tony Stewart-founded event’s new team format that benefited four children’s hospitals.
After an inversion of the field that followed three qualifying races, Johnson started on the […]

NASCAR Issues Big Penalties
Wednesday, 9 Jun, 2010 – 17:55 | Comments Off on NASCAR Issues Big Penalties
NASCAR Issues Big Penalties

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NASCAR has penalized the No. 10 and No. 38 teams that compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series as a result of rule violations during the June 5 race at Nashville Superspeedway.
Both teams were found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-J (any determination by NASCAR officials that the […]

Memo: Racing The Good Race
Wednesday, 9 Jun, 2010 – 10:13 | One Comment
Memo: Racing The Good Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
Predicting the outcomes of races is normally pretty tough. And I generally stay away from making them because, well, just because. But I am going to issue this air tight prediction simply because it is air tight: Tony Stewart will come […]

A Big Hole In Plate Rules
Wednesday, 9 Jun, 2010 – 7:30 | Comments Off on A Big Hole In Plate Rules
A Big Hole In Plate Rules

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR has approved the largest restrictor plate for its Sprint Cup Series competitors since the mandated introduction of a one-inch metal unit in 1988 for next month’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway.
The event traditionally considered the halfway point of the NASCAR season will be contested […]

Woody: Logano Zinger Was Award Worthy
Wednesday, 9 Jun, 2010 – 7:12 | 3 Comments
Woody: Logano Zinger Was Award Worthy

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Seeing as how NASCAR has an award for everything else, how about one for Zinger of the Year?
I nominate Joey Logano’s classic crack at Kevin Harvick during a heated confrontation following last Sunday’s Pocono race.
Logano blamed Harvick for crashing him, and added:
“His wife wears the fire suit in the family, tells […]

Woody: Chase Pressure Causing Boil-Overs?
Tuesday, 8 Jun, 2010 – 14:26 | Comments Off on Woody: Chase Pressure Causing Boil-Overs?
Woody: Chase Pressure Causing Boil-Overs?

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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After last Sunday’s race at Pocono, Joey Logano had to be restrained from going after Kevin Harvick.
The week before at Charlotte Jeff Burton got in the face of Kyle Busch and gave him a blistering, finger-shaking dress-down.
Summer’s at hand temperatures are rising.
You wonder if the recent boil-overs by two of NASCAR’s […]

Pedley: JGR Is The Antidote To Racing Blahs
Monday, 7 Jun, 2010 – 16:09 | One Comment
Pedley: JGR Is The Antidote To Racing Blahs

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Dull, pre-packaged, focus-group programmed and bleached: Those have been some of the complaints leveled against NASCAR and its personalities in this, the Hendrick Motorsport era of Sprint Cup racing.
If those are, in fact, diseases which have produced wheezing and light attentiveness in the world’s most important stock car series this […]

Hamlin Remains The Man At Pocono Raceway
Sunday, 6 Jun, 2010 – 17:52 | Comments Off on Hamlin Remains The Man At Pocono Raceway
Hamlin Remains The Man At Pocono Raceway

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Denny Hamlin won for the fourth time in nine tries at Pocono Raceway when he captured the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 on Sunday afternoon.
Hamlin, who dominated the second half of the race after Clint Bowyer had dominated the first half, took the lead for the final time when he passed […]