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Harris: The Talk of Speedweeks
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 10:23 | Comments Off on Harris: The Talk of Speedweeks
Harris: The Talk of Speedweeks

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Sometimes it’s amazing what comes out of the mouths of race drivers and crew chiefs. Here are a few of the gems from this week at Daytona International Speedway:
“I wouldn’t be surprised that we will have more than one green-white-checkers (flag). Honestly. People are racing really […]

Flag to Flag: Daytona
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 10:02 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Daytona

Watching the Daytona 500?
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Click here to chat with him live as he blogs the action Flag to Flag from Daytona!

Race Day: Trust To Be Put To The Test In The 500
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 8:24 | Comments Off on Race Day: Trust To Be Put To The Test In The 500
Race Day: Trust To Be Put To The Test In The 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It is virtually impossible to win the Daytona 500 without on-track help. Not American Auto Club-type help. Drafting help. Bumping help.
This afternoon, every driver on the track will be looking to hook up with somebody they can “trust”. Every team will attempt to cut “deals” with other teams.
Some drivers have […]

Edwards Holds Court In Daytona
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 7:33 | Comments Off on Edwards Holds Court In Daytona
Edwards Holds Court In Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla. – When it comes to speaking his mind, there are few NASCAR drivers more candid than Carl Edwards.
On a rainy Friday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, Edwards met with the media twice and touched on a wide range of topics including Sunday’s Daytona 500, Ford’s new engine, Hendrick Motorsports’ domination of the […]

Minter: Not All Changes Are On The Track
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 7:20 | 3 Comments
Minter: Not All Changes Are On The Track

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – On a rainy Friday at Daytona International Speedway, where the only laps turned on the track were by the jet-drying trucks and other assorted safety vehicles, I began to wonder what memories I would carry home from Speedweeks 2010.
Of course there will be high drama on […]

Cup Drivers Enjoying Their Freedom In Daytona
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 6:52 | Comments Off on Cup Drivers Enjoying Their Freedom In Daytona
Cup Drivers Enjoying Their Freedom In Daytona

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – NASCAR official Robin Pemberton’s ominous “Boys, have at it’’ announcement a few weeks ago gave media and race fans visions of flying race cars this week at Daytona.
With the well-publicized slump in TV ratings and visibly empty seats at most of its racetracks, NASCAR has come […]

Second Date At Kansas Appears Imminent
Friday, 12 Feb, 2010 – 17:11 | One Comment
Second Date At Kansas Appears Imminent

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The final obstacle for construction of a casino – and likely, the addition of a second yearly Sprint Cup race – at Kansas Speedway has been cleared.
Kansas Entertainment, LLC, (“Kansas Entertainment”) a 50/50 joint venture of Penn Hollywood Kansas, Inc. and Kansas Speedway Development Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of […]

Daytona Notes: Ford Engines Fire Up
Friday, 12 Feb, 2010 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Daytona Notes: Ford Engines Fire Up
Daytona Notes: Ford Engines Fire Up

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Ford Racing announced Friday that three of its drivers will run the new FR9 engine in Sunday’s Daytona 500.
Matt Kenseth, Elliott Sadler and Bill Elliott will run the new powerplant while the other 10 Fords in the field will stick with the old 452 model.
“We’re pleased that […]

Happy Max Lives Daytona Dream
Friday, 12 Feb, 2010 – 16:14 | One Comment
Happy Max Lives Daytona Dream

Daytona Beach, Fla. – It has sometimes been hard for people to take Max Papis seriously.
The bubbly, sometimes outrageous Italian does not often act like a 40-year-old husband and father.
“Sometimes, I like to be silly,’’ Max says with that omnipresent grin. “I like to have fun and get people a little stirred up.’’
But racing is […]

The Woods Of Virginia – Part 10; ‘He Hit Me’
Friday, 12 Feb, 2010 – 8:00 | One Comment
The Woods Of Virginia – Part 10; ‘He Hit Me’

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The Wood Brothers Racing Team has been one of the backbones of NASCAR since the sport was founded. The Woods, from Stuart, Va., have been racing continuously in the division now known as Sprint Cup since 1953 and have 96 wins to their credit.
In a RacinToday exclusive series, Eddie Wood, […]