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Hall Has Major Wow Factor
Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2010 – 19:04 | One Comment
Hall Has Major Wow Factor

Charlotte, N.C. – Scheduled to open on May 11, the new NASCAR Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte will combine new methods of presentation with over 60 years of the sanctioning body’s history. The facility in downtown is still under construction, but a tour given to media equipped with souvenir hard hats revealed a state-of-the-art […]

Harris: Jimmie Drives Competitors To Distraction
Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2010 – 18:19 | One Comment
Harris: Jimmie Drives Competitors To Distraction

Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Concord, N.C. – Mel Brooks once played Louis XVI in one of his zany […]

Drivers Give Spoilers High Marks In First Test
Tuesday, 19 Jan, 2010 – 22:20 | 3 Comments
Drivers Give Spoilers High Marks In First Test

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – From a more traditional stock car look to added front downforce, the first on-track “baby steps” test of NASCAR’s rear-deck spoiler played to generally positive reviews at Texas Motor Speedway Tuesday.
And Sprint Cup driver Greg Biffle suggested there may even be a residual effect to the […]

Harvick Says NASCAR Pulling For Danica
Tuesday, 19 Jan, 2010 – 16:36 | 3 Comments
Harvick Says NASCAR Pulling For Danica

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Concord, N.C. – Not surprisingly, one recurring question at the annual NASCAR Media Tour sponsored by Charlotte Motor Speedway is: How do you think Danica Patrick will do in stock cars?
A little over a week ago, former driver turned TV analyst Kyle Petty warned that Patrick’s chances of success are […]

Harris: Childress-Harvick Pairing Up In The Air
Tuesday, 19 Jan, 2010 – 15:25 | One Comment
Harris: Childress-Harvick Pairing Up In The Air

Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Concord, N.C. – For a while last season, Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress were […]

Tour Notes: Darby Out As Cup Series Director
Tuesday, 19 Jan, 2010 – 11:48 | One Comment
Tour Notes: Darby Out As Cup Series Director

Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

Concord, N.C. – Racintoday.com has confirmed that NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Director John Darby has been reassigned within […]

Spoilers To Be Tested At Texas On Tuesday
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 21:47 | 2 Comments
Spoilers To Be Tested At Texas On Tuesday

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Blade-running will go lap-after-lap with tire-testing beginning Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway.
NASCAR’s new rear spoiler blade package for the Sprint Cup Series’ Car of Tomorrow will get its first on-track test Tuesday and Wednesday on TMS’ 1.5-mile quadoval, track president Eddie Gossage confirmed Monday afternoon.
Gossage said […]

Tour Notes: CMS Downsizes
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 19:13 | One Comment
Tour Notes: CMS Downsizes

Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

Concord, N.C. – Charlotte Motor Speedway has joined the ranks of NASCAR race tracks decreasing its seating capacity.
Speedway president […]

Harris: COT Change Has Teams Excited, Concerned
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 18:49 | 2 Comments
Harris: COT Change Has Teams Excited, Concerned

Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Concord, N.C. – NASCAR has often been accused of being too slow to react […]

Woody: Just Let ‘Em Race
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 7:52 | 5 Comments
Woody: Just Let ‘Em Race

No passing.
No bumping.
No rough racing.
No action.
No fans.
That’s the downhill direction NASCAR has been headed in recent years, especially on the asphalt monster called Talladega. First they painted a yellow line on the track and said nobody could pass there. Next they outlawed bump-drafting in certain areas of the track – the drivers weren’t exactly sure […]