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Flag to Flag: Martinsville
Monday, 29 Mar, 2010 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Martinsville
Flag to Flag: Martinsville

Watching the rain delayed Goody’s Fast Relief 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Chat with him live here as he blogs the action as it occurs at Martinsville Speedway.

Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
Sunday, 28 Mar, 2010 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA
Rain Postpones Cup, IRL and NHRA

Rain has washed out Sunday’s events in three of the top auto-racing series of North America. All are in the Eastern time zone and all have been rescheduled for Monday.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has been reschedule for noon. The race will be carried live […]

Race Day: Welcome To The Martinsville Auto Show
Sunday, 28 Mar, 2010 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Race Day: Welcome To The Martinsville Auto Show
Race Day: Welcome To The Martinsville Auto Show

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Virtually nobody in the garages at Martinsville Speedway this weekend is expecting that replacing wings with spoilers on the cars is going to radically transform the quality of racing today.
But if cool looking cars are your thing, the prediction is that today’s Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 is going to […]

Hamlin To Have Knee Surgery
Saturday, 27 Mar, 2010 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Hamlin To Have Knee Surgery
Hamlin To Have Knee Surgery

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced Saturday Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, will undergo surgery on Monday, March 29 to repair the ACL in his left knee.
With the series having a bye after Sunday’s race at Martinville Speedway, it is expected that Hamlin will not have to […]

Harris: How About A Little Love For The Man?
Saturday, 27 Mar, 2010 – 6:49 | 3 Comments
Harris: How About A Little Love For The Man?

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
I wonder what it’s going to take for people to really appreciate what they are seeing right now in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series.
When Babe Ruth was the scourge of the American League, people named candy bars after him. When Barry Sanders was running the ball in the NFL, people actually […]

Rain Cancels Cup Qualifying
Friday, 26 Mar, 2010 – 16:10 | Comments Off on Rain Cancels Cup Qualifying
Rain Cancels Cup Qualifying

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Qualifying for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway has been canceled because of rain on Friday.
Also canceled by the rain was qualifying for the Camping World Truck Series race, which is scheduled for Saturday.
So, according to NASCAR rules, the starting order for both races will be set by points.
Kevin Harvick […]

Minter: Junior Should Go Backward to Go Forward
Friday, 26 Mar, 2010 – 6:42 | 3 Comments
Minter: Junior Should Go Backward to Go Forward

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
I read with great interest an article on the ‘Net the other day in which Darrell Waltrip told the Virginian Pilot that he believes Dale Earnhardt Jr. needs to go run some Camping World Truck Series races.
“He needs to get somewhere where he can win, and I’d get him in […]

Gordon on Racing: ‘I’m Shocked We’re 11th’
Thursday, 25 Mar, 2010 – 6:45 | 2 Comments
Gordon on Racing: ‘I’m Shocked We’re 11th’

Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a three-part series in which RacinToday.com’s Rick Minter talks with four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon. During a sit-down interview conducted last weekend, Minter and Gordon had a wide-ranging talk about everything from racing cars to rearing children. Today, Gordon weighs in on the […]

Woody: End Of The Wing Fling
Wednesday, 24 Mar, 2010 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Woody: End Of The Wing Fling
Woody: End Of The Wing Fling

When I heard that NASCAR plans to clip Jimmie Johnson’s wings this week at Martinsville, I thought, “About time.”
Maybe the rest of the field will have a chance.
But it turns out that everybody else’s wings are getting clipped, too.
NASCAR has decided to do away with the wing on the back of its cars and return […]

Gordon On Racing: I Just Want A Championship
Wednesday, 24 Mar, 2010 – 6:47 | 3 Comments
Gordon On Racing: I Just Want A Championship

Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a three-part series in which RacinToday.com’s Rick Minter talks with four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon. During a sit-down interview conducted last weekend, Minter and Gordon had a wide-ranging talk about everything from racing cars to rearing children. Today Gordon discusses rivalries, Hendrick Motorsports […]