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Harris: It’s Chase Time And That Means Jimmie Time
Wednesday, 16 Sep, 2009 – 6:02 | Comments Off
Harris: It’s Chase Time And That Means Jimmie Time

By Mike Harris | Senior Correspondent
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OK gang, it’s “Jimmie Time!’’
The so-called regular season in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series is over and, with the start of the 10-race Chase for the championship set for Sunday in New England, history tells us Jimmie Johnson will turn on the afterburners in his quest of a record fourth straight [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Sylvania 300 Chase Preview
Tuesday, 15 Sep, 2009 – 16:30 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Sylvania 300 Chase Preview

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The first and last drivers to clinch Chase berths, Tony Stewart and Brian Vickers, talk about the challenging Magic Mile. Driver Rating says Stewart is the favorite to win. Plus, find out who else to watch.

NASCAR Releases 2010 Schedules
Tuesday, 15 Sep, 2009 – 13:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Releases 2010 Schedules

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NASCAR announced Tuesday the 2010 schedules for its three national series.
The Sprint Cup Series will again have a 36-race schedule starting with the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14, plus two “non-point” events – the Feb. 6 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona and the May 22 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
The Nationwide Series will [...]

Woody: Is NASCAR In Need Of A Trust Buster?
Tuesday, 15 Sep, 2009 – 6:50 | 5 Comments
Woody: Is NASCAR In Need Of A Trust Buster?

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Let’s see if I’ve got this straight:
Evernham Motorsports merged with Gillett Motorsports, which merged with Petty Enterprises which merged with Yates Racing.
Previously Ginn Racing merged with Dale Earnhardt Inc., which merged with Ganassi Racing which had absorbed Sabatas Racing.
Used to be you couldn’t tell the drivers without a program. Today [...]

Woody: Deck The Hall With A Lot More Names
Tuesday, 15 Sep, 2009 – 6:30 | 3 Comments
Woody: Deck The Hall With A Lot More Names

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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It’s not too late. NASCAR still has time to change its mind and increase the number of inductees in the inaugural class when its new Hall of Fame opens next spring.
If it can change the racing rules in mid-season it can certainly change the number of Hall of Fame inductees.
But so [...]

Monday Morning Crew Chief: Old Not In Way In The Chase
Monday, 14 Sep, 2009 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Monday Morning Crew Chief: Old Not In Way In The Chase

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
A different former Washington Redskin football coach came to mind at Richmond after Denny Hamlin won the race in the Toyota of car owner Joe Gibbs, the three-time Super Bowl winner with the Redskins. It was the affable but intense George Allen who coined the [...]

Hamlin Wins Richmond, Vickers Powers Into Chase
Sunday, 13 Sep, 2009 – 8:44 | Comments Off
Hamlin Wins Richmond, Vickers Powers Into Chase

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Denny Hamlin won Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway but that was just a small part of the story Saturday night.
The field for the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship was set by the final results of the race and the major stories in that were:
* Kyle Busch, winner of four races this [...]

Pedley: Time For One More Teeny Tweak
Sunday, 13 Sep, 2009 – 8:00 | 16 Comments
Pedley: Time For One More Teeny Tweak

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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If it’s not a unanimous opinion that the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship is a wonderful thing, then it is at least a very strong consensus. It is doing everything it is supposed to do as it adds excitement to a sport that tends to get lost when football [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Recap
Sunday, 13 Sep, 2009 – 5:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Recap

Denny Hamlin went to Richmond International Raceway’s Victory Lane, but Brian Vickers was the big winner as the final driver to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Hear from both drivers and get the Chase standings, which are seeded by wins in the first 26 races.

Sturbin: Richmond Will Be All About Kyle Busch
Saturday, 12 Sep, 2009 – 17:26 | 2 Comments
Sturbin: Richmond Will Be All About Kyle Busch

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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If Kyle Busch fails to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup cut this weekend, it won’t solely be because of one sorry Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. Or even that so-so 13th-place finish the previous Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
“It’s more of the season that we’ve had [...]