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Atlanta Has A Shining Reason To Host Labor Day Race
Monday, 24 Aug, 2009 – 9:05 | Comments Off
Atlanta Has A Shining Reason To Host Labor Day Race

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A week from Sunday, NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series will return to the South for a Labor Day weekend race. Traditionalists likely will argue that the race should be held at Darlington Raceway, where the Southern 500 was a Southern Labor Day spectacle for decades.
But there are many around Atlanta who [...]

Monday Morning Crew Chief: E Is For Effort
Monday, 24 Aug, 2009 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Monday Morning Crew Chief: E Is For Effort

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
This week’s edition of Monday Morning Crew Chief:
* There’s no cheering in the press box – even if you’re holding the leader’s number in the $20 pool. But the rules are different during an off weekend at home sitting in front of the TV. So I spent the telecast of [...]

Pedley: Busch, Martin Opt To Do It The Right Way At Bristol
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 21:06 | One Comment
Pedley: Busch, Martin Opt To Do It The Right Way At Bristol

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It was lesson night at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. Kyle Busch showed Mark Martin how to win in the Sharpie 500, and Martin showed Busch how to lose.
And both drivers and the 160,000 fans in the stands came away grateful for those lessons.
Too bad such a large portion of [...]

Ambrose’s Career Is Going Around In Circles
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 10:00 | Comments Off
Ambrose’s Career Is Going Around In Circles

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Saturday was a great day for Australian Marcos Ambrose, not just a G’day, mate.
See, there are few things which Ambrose wants more in racing than to be able to ditch the rep of being a road-race guy. And on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, Ambrose took a big swing [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Sharpie 500 Recap
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 7:36 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Sharpie 500 Recap

Kyle Busch held off Mark Martin for the season sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway as both drivers fought for every point available in their quest to make the Chase for NASCAR Sprint Cup. Hear from Busch and Martin and find out who is on the Chase bubble with just two races to go.

Race Day: Night Moves The Right Moves In NASCAR
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2009 – 18:50 | 3 Comments
Race Day: Night Moves The Right Moves In NASCAR

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
If you look hard enough, you will find a few pockets of NASCAR fans out there who love the night race at Bristol Motor Speedway. But the vast majority of NASCAR fans really, really love it.
The sparks, the noise, the scene, the emotions, the lights, the bumping, the history, the [...]

Flag to Flag: Bristol
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2009 – 8:30 | 39 Comments
Flag to Flag: Bristol

Watching the Sharpie 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Catch all action here as he live blogs Flag to Flag from Bristol Motor Speedway.

Martin Speeds To Pole at Bristol
Friday, 21 Aug, 2009 – 17:50 | Comments Off
Martin Speeds To Pole at Bristol

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Mark Martin turned a lap at 124.484 mph Friday afternoon to win the pole for Saturday night’s Sharpie 500 Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The pole was the fifth of the season for Martin and comes at a great time as he is fighting to secure a berth in the Chase for the Sprint [...]

Minter: Pithy Bits From Bristol
Friday, 21 Aug, 2009 – 14:20 | 2 Comments
Minter: Pithy Bits From Bristol

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Bristol, Tenn. – There’s nothing quite like a morning spent in the pit area at Bristol Motor Speedway  to get some lively debate going about all things NASCAR.
Early on a somewhat gray day, Mike Brown, the general manager of TRG Motorsports’ Sprint Cup effort, leaned against a stack of tires [...]

Pedley: Frye Has Red Bull Charging Toward Chase
Friday, 21 Aug, 2009 – 10:08 | One Comment
Pedley: Frye Has Red Bull Charging Toward Chase

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Trips to Austria on the company tab. NASCAR race team on the rise. Generous backing from a corporation which has solid financial footing. Brains. It would be pretty dang easy to envy Jay Frye these days, to want to live his life, except then you would have had to deal [...]