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Ugly Wreck Mars Legends Race
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 18:34 | 10 Comments
Ugly Wreck Mars Legends Race

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A scary crash in a race for retired NASCAR drivers at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon resulted in unspecified injuries to Larry Pearson and Charlie Glotzbach.
Both were knocked unconscious in the crash and were transported to a hospital.
Pearson and Glotzbach were injured when Glotzbach’s car slammed into the driver-side door of Pearson’s car as Pearson […]

NASCAR Meets With Combatants
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 9:45 | One Comment
NASCAR Meets With Combatants

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NASCAR met with drivers Carl Edwards, Brad Keselowski and their team owners on Saturday morning to talk about their on-going feud.
Afterward some of those involved talked about the meeting.
Edwards said the meeting went well.
“I think the biggest thing coming out of that meeting is that now, I think, Brad and I understand one another […]

Pedley: Is Bad Brad Becoming A Garage-Area Outsider?
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Pedley: Is Bad Brad Becoming A Garage-Area Outsider?
Pedley: Is Bad Brad Becoming A Garage-Area Outsider?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Apparently it is not just Carl Edwards who has cancelled his membership in the Brad Keselowski fan club. Judging from comments issued by other drivers at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, Bad Brad may not exactly be walking among friends as he roams the garages these days.
Jimmie Johnson, for example, […]

Minter: Stewart Is On A Media Room Tear
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 6:52 | 9 Comments
Minter: Stewart Is On A Media Room Tear

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn. – Tony Stewart, the driver who seems to have interpreted NASCAR’s directive to “Have at it” as instructions to launch a season-long string of insults aimed at the print media, was back at it on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Quite ironically, the one reporter he seemed to have […]

Logano On Cup Pole at Bristol
Friday, 19 Mar, 2010 – 16:06 | Comments Off on Logano On Cup Pole at Bristol
Logano On Cup Pole at Bristol

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Joey Logano, beginning his second full season in Sprint Cup, won the pole for the Food City 500 on Friday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Logano ran at lap 124.630 mph in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to take his first Sprint Cup pole.
“We have a really fast Home Depot Toyota, for sure,” Logano said. “We […]

Cup Notes: A Softening Ticket?
Friday, 19 Mar, 2010 – 15:16 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: A Softening Ticket?
Cup Notes: A Softening Ticket?

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn. – Even mighty Bristol Motor Speedway is feeling the wrath of the Great Recession.
Thunder Valley has long been considered the toughest ticket in NASCAR. But Sunday’s Food City 500 isn’t sold out.
Veteran driver Jeff Burton admitted on Friday that the sport is in the midst of the worst economic climate […]

Minter: Ah, Bristol – What A Place
Friday, 19 Mar, 2010 – 12:58 | 3 Comments
Minter: Ah, Bristol – What A Place

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn. – In spite of its reputation as a place where tempers get out of hand and wrecks just seem to happen, Bristol Motor Speedway also has the feel of a down-home friendly place.
For those of us on the print and Internet side of the media, it’s one of […]

Memo: Love Not On Drivers’ Itineraries At Bristol
Friday, 19 Mar, 2010 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Memo: Love Not On Drivers’ Itineraries At Bristol
Memo: Love Not On Drivers’ Itineraries At Bristol

Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the Morning Memo today:
If there is anybody out there who thinks that Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski will be letting bygones be bygones this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, you need to adjust medication.
If you think air-clearing sessions with NASCAR officials, sponsors, team owners or clergyman is […]

Marlin Gives Ownership A Whirl
Thursday, 18 Mar, 2010 – 6:46 | 6 Comments
Marlin Gives Ownership A Whirl

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Sterling Marlin, retired after 30 years as a driver in NASCAR’s Cup Series, is involved in the sport in a new role: team owner.
Well, sort of.
The two-time Daytona 500 champion is listed as co-owner of a new team, BD Racing, which plans to compete in the Sunoco National […]

Texas HOF To Induct Gibbs, Sturbin
Wednesday, 17 Mar, 2010 – 8:38 | Comments Off on Texas HOF To Induct Gibbs, Sturbin
Texas HOF To Induct Gibbs, Sturbin

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Fort Worth, Texas – Joe Gibbs, once considered a rival to many in the state of Texas as Super Bowl-winning head coach of the NFL’s Washington Redskins, will finally be hailed by the Lone Star State as the latest motorsports icon inducted into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame.
Also earning induction into the Hall is […]