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Martin Wins At Chicagoland
Sunday, 12 Jul, 2009 – 6:34 | Comments Off
Martin Wins At Chicagoland

By Nick Bromberg | Special Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Mark Martin smoked Jeff Gordon on a green-white-checker restart to win the LifeLock 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.
“On that restart Mark went a little early and I spun the tires when I tried to get going,” Gordon said.
However, even with his success on that last restart, don’t count Martin as a [...]

Race Day: Gordon Committed Serious Error At Chicago in 2005
Saturday, 11 Jul, 2009 – 22:21 | Comments Off
Race Day: Gordon Committed Serious Error At Chicago in 2005

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joliet, Ill. – Jeff Gordon has something to prove in Chicago. A pride thing. Capital “P”, too. Chicago is the site of one of the biggest mistakes Gordon has made during his racing career and by golly, he wants a chance to make amends.
Unfortunately for the four-time Sprint Cup champion, [...]

Flag to Flag: Chicago
Saturday, 11 Jul, 2009 – 15:58 | 46 Comments
Flag to Flag: Chicago

Watching the LifeLock.com 400?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow all the action here as he goes Flag to Flag from Chicago.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland Speedway
Saturday, 11 Jul, 2009 – 7:15 | Comments Off
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland Speedway

RacinToday’s exclusive video of the sights and sounds of Sprint Cup action at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by reallyreallybig.com)

Eury Back In Garages Sans Bitterness
Friday, 10 Jul, 2009 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Eury Back In Garages Sans Bitterness

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joliet, Ill. – In his final months as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Eury Jr. wore the look of a beaten man. No secret as to why. He was pounded into a light, flaky dough by people who demanded that somebody other than Earnhardt be blamed for Earnhardt’s [...]

Pedley: Who Says NASCAR Has No Villains?
Thursday, 9 Jul, 2009 – 21:00 | One Comment
Pedley: Who Says NASCAR Has No Villains?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joliet, Ill. – Ask people in racing about what it is that is wrong with NASCAR these days and you get a laundry list so long that it would scare the bejeezus out of both Proctor and Gamble. But there is a top to that list and that spot often [...]

Vickers On Pole In Chicagoland
Thursday, 9 Jul, 2009 – 20:59 | Comments Off
Vickers On Pole In Chicagoland

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joliet, Ill. – Brian Vickers has become the new king of qualifying in the Sprint Cup series.
Thursday evening at Chicagoland Speedway, Vickers won his fifth pole of the season as he ran a lap at 184.162 mph.
“It was an amazing lap,” Vickers said.
Starting next to Vickers on the front row [...]

Stewart Says All Is Cool Between Him and Busch
Thursday, 9 Jul, 2009 – 8:57 | 5 Comments
Stewart Says All Is Cool Between Him and Busch

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joliet, Ill. – Kyle Busch’s body language said it all. And what it said was “unhappy”.
He had just wrecked, hit the wall, got hit from behind at 180 mph, hit again in the side of his car at maybe 100 and when his car came to a rest on the [...]

Woody: Waltrip Had The Sizzle and the Steak As Driver
Wednesday, 8 Jul, 2009 – 6:56 | 2 Comments
Woody: Waltrip Had The Sizzle and the Steak As Driver

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Darrell Waltrip has been – and continues to be – one of the most influential individuals in NASCAR history.
Likewise, there’s no argument that Waltrip deserves to be in the new NASCAR Hall Fame.
The only question is, when?
Waltrip is one of 25 nominees for the HOF, whose inaugural class will be [...]

Minter: Racing No Longer Family-Sized?
Wednesday, 8 Jul, 2009 – 6:52 | 6 Comments
Minter: Racing No Longer Family-Sized?

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Wednesday  observations:
* In the past three weeks, racing duties have carried me to two Georgia dirt tracks, Dixie Speedway and West Georgia Speedway, and to Daytona International Speedway.
At Dixie Speedway, I had barely gotten inside the gate when track owner Mickey Swims pulled up in an old water truck and [...]