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Woody: Keep Eye On The Tiger
Wednesday, 17 Mar, 2010 – 7:23 | 2 Comments
Woody: Keep Eye On The Tiger

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
“They were accessible, likable, knowable, conversant, as gracious in loss as they were in victory, and above all, amazingly helpful to those of us in the print lodge who covered them … they endured demands on their time, but they handled it courteously, often with ease and enjoyment.”
A lot of […]

Woody: Enough Of The Gripes Of Wrath, Already
Wednesday, 17 Mar, 2010 – 6:46 | 10 Comments
Woody: Enough Of The Gripes Of Wrath, Already

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Judging from all the media hissing and moaning, Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski should be ashamed of themselves, whaling away on each other and disturbing NASCAR’s nap-time.
Yeah, Keselowski took a wild ride at Atlanta. So?
Wild rides are what stock car racing is all about. Or at least it used to be, […]

Spoilers, Speed Rule The Day At Talladega
Tuesday, 16 Mar, 2010 – 18:35 | 2 Comments
Spoilers, Speed Rule The Day At Talladega

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
After a morning of testing in his Sprint Cup car at Talladega Superspeedway Tuesday, Jeff Gordon had an answer for those wanting to know if replacing rear wings with vertical blade spoilers was going to improve racing in the series.
It was an unsatisfying answer but a frank one: Check back […]

Texas ‘Has At It’ With Edwards Vs. Keselowski Ads
Tuesday, 16 Mar, 2010 – 6:25 | One Comment
Texas ‘Has At It’ With Edwards Vs. Keselowski Ads

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Eddie Gossage says his use of the controversial wreck involving Sprint Cup antagonists Carl Edwards and an airborne Brad Keselowski as an advertising tool at Texas Motor Speedway is the residue of NASCAR’s “Have at it, boys” philosophy – and a staple of Promotion 101.
Gossage, the […]

Woody: Old Promoters Fading Away
Monday, 15 Mar, 2010 – 8:40 | 2 Comments
Woody: Old Promoters Fading Away

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
He was known as “Uncle Bob” – part carnival barker, part used-car salesman – and man could he put on a show.
Awhile back I came across a wonderful tribute to the late Bob Harmon written by Mike Bell on GeorgiaRacingHistory.com. It brought back a lot of great memories about Harmon […]

Ingram: Skullduggery At Work In Atlanta? 
Monday, 15 Mar, 2010 – 6:52 | One Comment
Ingram: Skullduggery At Work In Atlanta? 

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Among the discussions and brickbats about Carl Edwards intentionally wrecking a rival in Atlanta, one question has often been overlooked. You have to wonder if Brad Keselowski would have been rammed by Edwards if the latter’s teammate was leading the race.
When drivers are regularly allowed to […]

Gresham An Off-Week Hot Spot
Sunday, 14 Mar, 2010 – 7:51 | One Comment
Gresham An Off-Week Hot Spot

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Jefferson, Ga. – A pair of former NASCAR Sprint Cup champions spent some time this week at Gresham Motorsports Park, a refurbished facility located about an hour northeast of Atlanta.
On Tuesday, 2004 Cup champion Kurt Busch tested his No. 2 Dodge on the freshly-paved half-mile paved oval, which was previously known as Peach State Speedway.
“This […]

Minter: Edwards’ Nice-Guy Rep Is Up In The Air
Sunday, 14 Mar, 2010 – 7:29 | 8 Comments
Minter: Edwards’ Nice-Guy Rep Is Up In The Air

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
As the Carl Edwards-Brad Keselowski saga moves forward, one of the bigger questions will be what the incident, on top of others before it, does to Edwards’ image.
There’s no doubt he’s been a media favorite, as he’s been open and cooperative since he first came on the NASCAR scene back […]

Hood: It Sounded Like A Bomb
Friday, 12 Mar, 2010 – 7:21 | 12 Comments
Hood: It Sounded Like A Bomb

In Carl Edwards’ world, someone with a bigger stick than NASCAR president Mike Helton and Roush Fenway Racing co-owner Jack Roush spoke on Thursday.
In a prepared statement, Scotts, which sponsored Edwards’ No. 99 Ford in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, made it very clear that the type of behavior shown by the […]

Minter: Atlanta Was Site Of Another Huge Incident
Thursday, 11 Mar, 2010 – 21:37 | 8 Comments
Minter: Atlanta Was Site Of Another Huge Incident

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Maybe it’s because I’m getting old or because I dwell too much on the past, but I can’t help but think of the ironies in the Carl Edwards-Brad Keselowski situation at Atlanta Motor Speedway last Sunday.
It seems like just a few races back that Edwards was involved in another late-race […]