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Race Day: To Air Is Human at The Dega
Sunday, 25 Apr, 2010 – 8:27 | One Comment
Race Day: To Air Is Human at The Dega

It’s not true that there will be an FAA representative in the race control booth at Talladega today. NASCAR will first see what happens with spoilers replacing wings on the back of the Sprint Cup cars before bringing in air traffic control.
NASCAR officials, many drivers and several crew chiefs said this week that they feel […]

Flag to Flag: Talladega
Sunday, 25 Apr, 2010 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Talladega
Flag to Flag: Talladega

Watching the Aaron’s 499?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to join him in a live chat as he blogs the action Flag to Flag at Talladega.

Ingram: Oh Hell, It Rained Again
Saturday, 24 Apr, 2010 – 17:47 | Comments Off on Ingram: Oh Hell, It Rained Again
Ingram: Oh Hell, It Rained Again

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Does it ever rain in Hell? On days like these, one wonders. Then again, maybe I’m just under the weather.
There was a time when a rainout such as Saturday’s washout at Talladega was an opportunity for writers to hang out in the garage with participants in what is now the […]

Woody: Kahne Puts Petty In Bind
Saturday, 24 Apr, 2010 – 17:00 | One Comment
Woody: Kahne Puts Petty In Bind

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Let’s see if I’ve got this straight:
If Kasey Kahne has to choose between driving for Richard Petty Motorsports or nobody next season, he’ll choose nobody?
That’s what Kasey said when he announced plans to leave RPM at the end of this season: he doesn’t know where he’ll be next season.
Of course […]

Saturday A Wash At Talladega
Saturday, 24 Apr, 2010 – 11:22 | Comments Off on Saturday A Wash At Talladega
Saturday A Wash At Talladega

Talladega, Ala. – NASCAR cancelled Saturday’s Sprint Cup qualifying at Talladega and postponed the Nationwide Series race until Sunday afternoon following the Sprint Cup race.
Central Alabama was under a severe weather watch including tornado warnings amid severe thunderstorms and possible hail.
“We decided after watching the Weather Channel and talking with local media people in Birmingham […]

Cup Notes: Another Doubleheader On Tap?
Friday, 23 Apr, 2010 – 16:32 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: Another Doubleheader On Tap?
Cup Notes: Another Doubleheader On Tap?

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Talladega, Ala. – NASCAR has decided to continue with Saturday’s activities at Talladega Superspeedway as scheduled, despite the threat of severe weather.
Qualifying for Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 will be held Saturday morning prior to the start of the Aaron’s 312 for NASCAR’s Nationwide Series, which is scheduled to begin shortly after […]

Unhappy Harvick Rips Rumors
Friday, 23 Apr, 2010 – 13:58 | 2 Comments
Unhappy Harvick Rips Rumors

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Talladega, Ala. – Kevin Harvick, whose contract with Richard Childress Racing expires at the end of the current season, is viewed by many as the hottest free agent in the NASCAR garage
But the driver nicknamed “Happy Harvick” wasn’t ready to tip his hand earlier today on where he’ll be employed in […]

Ford Teams Step Up To Plates With New Engines
Friday, 23 Apr, 2010 – 8:16 | 2 Comments
Ford Teams Step Up To Plates With New Engines

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The restrictor plate version of Ford Racing’s FR9 engine will be available to all Roush Fenway Racing and Richard Petty Motorsports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend.
Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 will be the first points race in which a majority of Ford Fusions will have access to […]

Woody: A Snit At Hendrick? ‘Bout Time
Thursday, 22 Apr, 2010 – 6:21 | One Comment
Woody: A Snit At Hendrick? ‘Bout Time

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
If there really are some ill feeling festering between teammates Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, all I can say is:
‘Bout time.
I think the buddy-buddy nonsense among teammates has gone far enough. If fact, it went way too far last season when Mark Martin and Jimmie Johnson swapped charity points in a […]

NASCAR Issues Penalties
Wednesday, 21 Apr, 2010 – 17:23 | Comments Off on NASCAR Issues Penalties
NASCAR Issues Penalties

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NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 13, No. 47, No. 00 and No. 56 teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule violations committed at Texas Motor Speedway last week.
Robert “Bootie” Barker, crew chief of the No. 13 team, and Frank Kerr, crew chief of the No. 47 […]