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Atlanta Wrap Up: Busch Thrills, Feud Sends Chills
Sunday, 7 Mar, 2010 – 19:42 | 2 Comments
Atlanta Wrap Up: Busch Thrills, Feud Sends Chills

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Hampton, Ga. – Things got upside down and sideways in the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta before Kurt Busch finally won a race extended 16 laps by two green-white-checkered finishes.
Brad Keselowski got turned upside down by a payback from Carl Edwards with two laps left in regulation time and then […]

Kurt Busch Wins A Wild One In Atlanta
Sunday, 7 Mar, 2010 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Wins A Wild One In Atlanta
Kurt Busch Wins A Wild One In Atlanta

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Kurt Busch repeated as winner of the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, but he had to survive a wild, two green/white/checkered-restart finish to do it.
The victory was the 21st for Busch, whose last previous victory came at Texas Motor Speedway – like Atlanta, a quadoval – last fall.
Busch took the lead […]

Tebow ‘Steals’ Waltrip’s Car
Sunday, 7 Mar, 2010 – 11:09 | One Comment
Tebow ‘Steals’ Waltrip’s Car

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville – Fox Sports analyst Darrell Waltrip flew home from calling the recent race at Las Vegas to discover his car missing from the airport’s private parking lot.
Long story short: Tim Tebow, in town for a workout, had parked his car next to DW’s. In the dark lot, Tebow’s party […]

Flag to Flag: Atlanta
Sunday, 7 Mar, 2010 – 9:19 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Atlanta
Flag to Flag: Atlanta

Watching The Kobalt Tools 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Chat with him here live during the race as he blogs the action at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Race Day: The Chase To Stop Jimmie Begins Early
Sunday, 7 Mar, 2010 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Race Day: The Chase To Stop Jimmie Begins Early
Race Day: The Chase To Stop Jimmie Begins Early

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It’s begun early this spring. Not the sprouting of flowers or the rising of gas prices. Rather, something more gloomy and depressing if you happen to be a NASCAR driver with hopes of winning the Sprint Cup championship.
This spring, Jimmie Johnson has heated up before the daytime temperatures in Georgia. […]

Earnhardt Earns AMS Pole
Friday, 5 Mar, 2010 – 19:32 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Earns AMS Pole
Earnhardt Earns AMS Pole

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Hampton, Ga. – As temperatures dropped in the fading evening light at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, pole winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. was cool with his lap when he climbed out after qualifying. He was neither ecstatic nor nonchalant, instead acting more like a driver who’s been to the top of […]

Full-Time Gig Has Smith Comfy In Furniture Car
Friday, 5 Mar, 2010 – 17:09 | Comments Off on Full-Time Gig Has Smith Comfy In Furniture Car
Full-Time Gig Has Smith Comfy In Furniture Car

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – For most of his Sprint Cup career, Regan Smith has been known for almost winning the October, 2008, Sprint Cup race at Talladega. Some will still argue that he did win since he crossed the finish line first only to be penalized for going below the yellow […]

Minter: AMS Owes Debt Of Thanks To Alf Knight
Friday, 5 Mar, 2010 – 12:58 | One Comment
Minter: AMS Owes Debt Of Thanks To Alf Knight

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Hampton, Ga. – Ed Clark is the resident Big Man at Atlanta Motor Speedway, both literally and figuratively.
But to old-timers around the Hampton speed plant, the original Big Man at the Atlanta track was Alf Knight.
Knight was a tough, no-nonsense man who gave more to the Atlanta track than he […]

Sturbin: Hunter Back On The Beat
Friday, 5 Mar, 2010 – 7:32 | One Comment
Sturbin: Hunter Back On The Beat

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – He wasn’t listed among the special guest speakers taking the ballroom stage during Texas Motor Speedway’s annual Media Day, the sort of corporate function Jim Hunter has fronted seemingly forever.
Hunter’s official NASCAR title is vice president of corporate communications, an all-encompassing job description that for media […]

Cup Notes: Better Racing Ahead
Thursday, 4 Mar, 2010 – 16:48 | One Comment
Cup Notes: Better Racing Ahead

Ryan Newman, the race driver with the engineering degree, said that going back to the rear spoiler instead of a wing will facilitate side drafting, and that will lead to much better racing on the bigger, faster tracks.
“This is speculation from my standpoint (but) the way the spoiler is designed, there’s going to be a […]