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Daytona Notes: JPM To Make Points
Friday, 5 Feb, 2010 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Daytona Notes: JPM To Make Points
Daytona Notes: JPM To Make Points

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Juan Pablo Montoya said numerous times last season that his primary focus was qualifying for the Sprint Cup Chase and winning the championship.
Those goals will remain the same in 2010 for the popular driver from Colombia, who came under fire at times last year for points racing.
Montoya, who failed to win an event in 2009, […]

Edwards Savors Bud Draw
Friday, 5 Feb, 2010 – 7:21 | Comments Off on Edwards Savors Bud Draw
Edwards Savors Bud Draw

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Carl Edwards had the lucky hand at Thursday night’s draw party and pulled the pole position for Saturday’s Budweiser Shootout at historic Daytona International Speedway.
“It’s the first race of the season and it will be nice to be up front,” said Edwards, who drives the No. 99 Roush Fenway Ford. “It’s been a while since […]

NASCAR Unveils TV Schedule
Thursday, 4 Feb, 2010 – 16:21 | Comments Off on NASCAR Unveils TV Schedule
NASCAR Unveils TV Schedule

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Telecast times for the 2010 NASCAR season have been released, and as previously announced, the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule features earlier, consistent start times throughout the year.
Points races in the Eastern and Central regions of the country will begin at 1 p.m. ET, West Coast events will begin at 3 p.m. ET, and […]

Keselowski Is Ready To Rumble In Cup
Thursday, 4 Feb, 2010 – 15:57 | Comments Off on Keselowski Is Ready To Rumble In Cup
Keselowski Is Ready To Rumble In Cup

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – It’s no secret that NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski is rarely shy when it comes to using the front bumper.
The Michigan native’s aggressive nature was on display for all to see last season during his much-publicized on-track feud with Denny Hamlin.
So when NASCAR announced last month they are encouraging drivers […]

Media Day: They’re Talking Racing
Thursday, 4 Feb, 2010 – 12:11 | Comments Off on Media Day: They’re Talking Racing
Media Day: They’re Talking Racing

They won’t be racin’ until Saturday but on Thursday, they were talkin’. It’s Media Day at Daytona and that means the top drivers will be dispensing information – or not – from early in the morning until early in the evening. RacinToday will keep track of the top drivers’ top quotes and update them […]

Minter: 2010 Rookie Crop Is Pretty Green
Thursday, 4 Feb, 2010 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Minter: 2010 Rookie Crop Is Pretty Green
Minter: 2010 Rookie Crop Is Pretty Green

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The economy is bad, there’s no doubt, and it seems to be as hard on NASCAR as any other industry. But some things about a bad economy can bring about a breath of fresh air.
For instance, this year’s Raybestos Rookie of the Year battle in the […]

Memo: Only Engines Should Whine In Daytona
Wednesday, 3 Feb, 2010 – 9:41 | One Comment
Memo: Only Engines Should Whine In Daytona

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the Morning Memo today:
Media Day for the Daytona 500 is just a couple of hours away. It will offer reporters their first chance to ask many of the scores of drivers who attend it their thoughts on the recent announcement by NASCAR that purses will be […]

Front Row Adds Yates To Name
Tuesday, 2 Feb, 2010 – 14:52 | Comments Off on Front Row Adds Yates To Name

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Solidifying an ownership alliance with Doug Yates and Yates Racing, Front Row Motorsports owner Bob Jenkins announced Tuesday a name change to the organization. With the addition of Yates, the team will now officially be titled Front Row Motorsports with Yates Racing.
Doug Yates will be the listed owner of the No. 37 and No. […]

Woody: Big Teams Face Small Pinches To Pocketbooks
Tuesday, 2 Feb, 2010 – 9:41 | One Comment
Woody: Big Teams Face Small Pinches To Pocketbooks

If you glance on the side of the road as you travel to the track this season you may see Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart huddled on the corner holding hand-scribbled cardboard signs:
“WILL RACE FOR FOOD”
Then, again, maybe not.
The financial pinch that has prompted NASCAR to make a 10-percent cut in race purses […]

Baldwin Out To Make New Memories
Monday, 1 Feb, 2010 – 17:52 | One Comment
Baldwin Out To Make New Memories

Tommy Baldwin Jr. simply would not let a recent talk about racing turn into a mushy, emotional look back at Speedweeks 2009. He deftly turned aside questions about being one of the great stories of last year’s Daytona 500 during a phone call last week. He gave short answers to the questions he did answer […]