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Helton: Spoilers To Be In Place By Texas
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 23:09 | Comments Off on Helton: Spoilers To Be In Place By Texas
Helton: Spoilers To Be In Place By Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – NASCAR president Mike Helton says there is a “doggone good chance” that Sprint Cup cars will be sporting rear spoiler blades in place of their current raised wings at Texas Motor Speedway next month.
That doesn’t necessarily mean the Samsung Mobile 500 scheduled on April 18 will […]

Junior Gives $1 Million to Victory Junction
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Junior Gives $1 Million to Victory Junction
Junior Gives $1 Million to Victory Junction

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Victory Junction kicked off its “Keeping the Dream Alive” campaign Monday by announcing that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join the elite list of Victory Junction Founders, as he commits to donate $1 million to build and maintain The Dale Jr. Corral and Amphitheatre at the Randleman, N.C. camp for children with serious illnesses.
Victory Junction is […]

No. 17 Passing Chemistry Test
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 16:49 | Comments Off on No. 17 Passing Chemistry Test
No. 17 Passing Chemistry Test

The color of the car was different. The man on the pit box was different. But after that, things surrounding the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing team of driver Matt Kenseth had a familiar look to them over the weekend.
The kind of look they had back in the days when no list of top contenders […]

Woody: Please Remember “Suitcase”
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Woody: Please Remember “Suitcase”
Woody: Please Remember “Suitcase”

Jake “Suitcase” Elder didn’t have any fancy degree in mechanical engineering or aerodynamics. They don’t teach quantum physics in the third grade, which is where Jake’s formal education petered out.
Some said Suitcase couldn’t read or write. I don’t know if that’s so. All I know is that Suitcase Elder was a heckuva crew chief whose […]

Ingram: Atlanta’s Spring Appeal Back On Track?
Monday, 1 Mar, 2010 – 7:49 | One Comment
Ingram: Atlanta’s Spring Appeal Back On Track?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
The Sprint Cup Series is leaving Las Vegas and headed to Atlanta. That brings up the question of whether a Sprint Cup date might be leaving Atlanta headed in the direction of either Las Vegas or the Kentucky Motor Speedway in 2011, which is shaping up […]

Montoya Rips Into McMurray
Sunday, 28 Feb, 2010 – 19:54 | 2 Comments
Montoya Rips Into McMurray

You’ve got to wonder how much vitriol would have flowed if Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya were not teammates at Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing. The way it was, gallons flowed.
The two drivers collided on the race track early in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Afterward, Montoya was anything but delicate with his […]

Johnson Uses Skill To Get Victory In Vegas
Sunday, 28 Feb, 2010 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Johnson Uses Skill To Get Victory In Vegas
Johnson Uses Skill To Get Victory In Vegas

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Jimmie Johnson passed teammate Jeff Gordon for the lead with 16 laps to go and went on to win Sunday’s Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The pass came after Johnson took four new tires on the final pit stop, which was preceded by a caution that came out with 39 laps to go, while […]

Flag to Flag: Las Vegas
Sunday, 28 Feb, 2010 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Las Vegas
Flag to Flag: Las Vegas

Watching the Shelby American?
Nick Bromberg is.
Check in here and chat with him as he blogs the action at Las Vegas Motor Speedway!

Race Day: Guess Which City Is The Driver Favorite?
Sunday, 28 Feb, 2010 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Race Day: Guess Which City Is The Driver Favorite?
Race Day: Guess Which City Is The Driver Favorite?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Professional race car drivers are generally young, sometimes single and all have pockets full of folding money. The fact that they enjoy going 200 mph in cars that want to lift off the ground at 100 mph testifies to their love of excitement.
So to ask NASCAR drivers if they enjoy […]

Vegas Notes: Fast Talking Dominates Vegas
Saturday, 27 Feb, 2010 – 18:22 | Comments Off on Vegas Notes: Fast Talking Dominates Vegas
Vegas Notes: Fast Talking Dominates Vegas

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Speeds are up at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. Way up. Entire miles per hour up. Speeds in qualifying and speeds in practice.
Those searching for an answer as to why, are generally hearing a five-letter word – tires.
Kurt Busch won the pole for Sunday’s Shelby American on Friday with […]