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The Woods Of Virginia – Part 8; A.J.’s Revenge
Saturday, 30 Jan, 2010 – 10:40 | Comments Off on The Woods Of Virginia – Part 8; A.J.’s Revenge
The Woods Of Virginia – Part 8; A.J.’s Revenge

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The Wood Brothers Racing Team has been one of the backbones of NASCAR since the sport was founded. The Woods, from Stuart, Va., have been racing continuously in the division now known as Sprint Cup since 1953 and have 96 wins to their credit.
In a RacinToday exclusive series, Eddie Wood, […]

Woody: Too Much Of A Good Thing?
Friday, 29 Jan, 2010 – 14:27 | 4 Comments
Woody: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Back on my grandfather’s farm there was this crazy old goat (no, I don’t mean my grandpa) who broke into the feed bin one night and literally ate himself sick.
I won’t go into the graphic details but let’s just say if you’ve ever seen a sick goat the vision sticks […]

‘Blick’ Wowed ‘Em Early In ’09
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2010 – 10:40 | Comments Off on ‘Blick’ Wowed ‘Em Early In ’09
‘Blick’ Wowed ‘Em Early In ’09

It was two races into the 2009 Sprint Cup season and Drew Blickensderfer had gone from being the new guy with the funny name to a history-making crew chief with an impressive nickname.
He had won point-paying Cup races the first two times he climbed atop a pitbox and one of those races was NASCAR’s biggie. […]

Memo: Classics At Full Song
Wednesday, 27 Jan, 2010 – 18:44 | One Comment
Memo: Classics At Full Song

Let’s see what’s in the Wednesday Memo today:
Those were not really cars that were being sold at the Barrett-Jackson auction last week. They were memories. How else to explain paying more for a 45-year-old Chevrolet than a brand new Ferrari?
But, brother, what memories. Great memories.
How else to explain the countless hours of getting the eyeballs […]

A Few Words With: Ford’s Allison
Wednesday, 27 Jan, 2010 – 10:59 | Comments Off on A Few Words With: Ford’s Allison
A Few Words With: Ford’s Allison

Longtime Ford employee Jamie Allison was named director of Ford North America Motorsports after six years serving as Ford Performance Group Manager. Allison was on hand for last week’s NASCAR Media Tour, sponsored by Charlotte Motor Speedway, and talked with RacingToday Senior Writer Mike Harris about where the Ford Motorsports program stands heading into the […]

Woody: Shootout Experiences A Growth Spurt
Tuesday, 26 Jan, 2010 – 7:51 | 3 Comments
Woody: Shootout Experiences A Growth Spurt

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Several weeks ago, NASCAR announced its new criteria for the Bud Shootout and as I understand it, everybody is eligible except Carl Long.
Only kidding. Robby Gordon can’t get in either.
Other than that, there should be few who fail to meet the more liberal requirements. Those eligible include:
All 12 Chase drivers
Chevy Chase
Past […]

Hamlin Rips Up A Knee On Court
Monday, 25 Jan, 2010 – 8:08 | One Comment
Hamlin Rips Up A Knee On Court

Denny Hamlin insists that his ripped-up knee will not keep him out of next month’s Speed Week activities at Daytona International Speedway.
Hamlin injured the knee playing basketball over the weekend. The diagnosis is a torn ACL.
Hamlin is the driver of the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 Toyota Camry. He earned a berth in the Chase […]

Ingram: Ten Tasty Bits From The Tour
Monday, 25 Jan, 2010 – 7:44 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Ten Tasty Bits From The Tour

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
One participant’s Top Ten take-aways from the NASCAR Media Tour.
1.  Watch Out Danica – Since NASCAR has officially been declared a contact sport, Danica Patrick is likely to receive more than the usual incidental contact in the Nationwide Series. It’s often that way for rookies (just […]

The Woods Of Virginia – Part 7; Road Warriors
Saturday, 23 Jan, 2010 – 9:27 | 2 Comments
The Woods Of Virginia – Part 7; Road Warriors

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The Wood Brothers Racing Team has been one of the backbones of NASCAR since the sport was founded. The Woods, from Stuart, Va., have been racing continuously in the division now known as Sprint Cup since 1953 and have 96 wins to their credit.
In a RacinToday exclusive series, Eddie Wood, […]

Pedley: Roush Not Totally Wrong
Friday, 22 Jan, 2010 – 17:06 | 17 Comments
Pedley: Roush Not Totally Wrong

People in the media are dumping all over Jack Roush this week because of something the hyper-blunt team owner said during the Sprint NASCAR Media Tour on Tuesday.
Being a natural contrarian, I hereby do my duty:
There is some truth in what Roush said. He got some details wrong, he clearly does not have a total […]