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Flag to Flag: Texas
Sunday, 18 Apr, 2010 – 9:24 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Texas
Flag to Flag: Texas

Watching the rain delayed Samsung Mobile 500? Or stuck at work, wishing someone would tell you about the action?
Nick Bromberg is your man.
Follow along here with a live chat as he covers the action Flag to Flag from Texas Motor Speedway

Race Day: GWC Blues
Sunday, 18 Apr, 2010 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Race Day: GWC Blues
Race Day: GWC Blues

Editor’s Note: Persistent rain and a gloomy Sunday evening forecast caused NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races that were scheduled Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.
The Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race was rescheduled for noon (EDT) Monday, and the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide event will follow at about 5 p.m. […]

Will Blades Cut It? Rain Gets In Way Of Note Taking
Saturday, 17 Apr, 2010 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Will Blades Cut It? Rain Gets In Way Of Note Taking
Will Blades Cut It? Rain Gets In Way Of Note Taking

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – A steady rain washed-out two scheduled NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practices at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday, leaving the majority of the soggy garage area occupants with incomplete notebooks for the Samsung Mobile 500.
Not so for Juan Pablo Montoya and crew chief Brian Pattie.
“I was well-prepared,” said […]

Cup Notes: Parking Problems
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 17:58 | One Comment
Cup Notes: Parking Problems

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Tony Stewart’s qualifying effort gives the two-time champion’s team a rare opportunity to set up shop in the coveted pit box one near the exit of pit road.
“I’ll probably miss it because I don’t normally remember where pit box one is,” Stewart joked. “We got it last […]

Tony Stewart Blasts Way To The Pole At Texas
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 16:59 | One Comment
Tony Stewart Blasts Way To The Pole At Texas

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Tony Stewart broke a 155-race qualifying losing streak on Friday by capturing the top starting position for Sunday’s Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
It was Stewart’s first pole position since he turned the fastest qualifying lap at Martinsville Speedway in October 2005.
It was the 11th […]

Gillett Talks Racing Without Kahne
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 13:38 | Comments Off on Gillett Talks Racing Without Kahne
Gillett Talks Racing Without Kahne

Fort Worth, Texas – The co-owner of Richard Petty Motorsports fully expects lame duck NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne to fulfill his contract with the Ford Racing team in 2010.
“Not only do I expect that, the one thing that I do know well is what a gentleman Kasey Kahne is,” Foster Gillett, son […]

Martin Vows To Drive in 2012
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 12:08 | Comments Off on Martin Vows To Drive in 2012
Martin Vows To Drive in 2012

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Tex. – Mark Martin isn’t ready to hang up his helmet just yet.
Kasey Kahne was named earlier this week as driver of Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 5 Chevrolet, beginning in 2012. That ride is currently occupied by Martin.
But the 51-year-old Martin said today at Texas Motor Speedway that he […]

Nur Ali Has Come A Long Way In Racing
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 11:43 | 3 Comments
Nur Ali Has Come A Long Way In Racing

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – When Barkat and Farida Ali touched-down with their family at DFW Airport in 1983, son Nur already was fluent in German, Urdu and Hindi.
That won’t get an 8-year-old boy very far on the streets of Fort Worth, the city that proudly proclaims it is “Where the […]

Woody: Kahne Fast Off Track Too
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 6:31 | Comments Off on Woody: Kahne Fast Off Track Too
Woody: Kahne Fast Off Track Too

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
There’s something odd about this week’s announcement that Kasey Kahne is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports to drive for Hendrick Motorsports.
Kasey can’t get in a Hendrick car until the 2012 season. Hendrick has four drivers signed through 2011, and four is the max permitted by NASCAR.
Since Kahne can’t join Hendrick until […]

Minter: Martin Becomes Lame Duck
Thursday, 15 Apr, 2010 – 8:53 | One Comment
Minter: Martin Becomes Lame Duck

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
If all the facts in the  Kasey Kahne to Hendrick Motorsports are as they seem, Mark Martin will be in a mighty awkward spot next year.
Kahne has been signed by Hendrick to drive the No. 5 car, the one Martin’s now in, beginning in 2012. But he’s going to be […]