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Flag to Flag: Loudon
Sunday, 20 Sep, 2009 – 7:30 | 46 Comments
Flag to Flag: Loudon

Watching the Sylvania 300 today?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow along here as he live blogs all the action live from Loudon.

Harris: Open-Wheel Rivals Chasing Each Other In Cup
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2009 – 17:01 | Comments Off
Harris: Open-Wheel Rivals Chasing Each Other In Cup

By Mike Harris | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Team owners Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi each have a chance to do something this year that they’ve never done before – win a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.
It’s something of a mystery why these two behemoths of open-wheel racing have had so little real success in the stock car sport.
You [...]

Woody: NASCAR – Do You Know Where Your Star Is?
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2009 – 11:00 | 2 Comments
Woody: NASCAR – Do You Know Where Your Star Is?

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
He’s lean and lanky with scruffy chin-whiskers. Usually surrounded by a throng of panting fans. Answers to the name of “Junior.”
If you spot him, please call NASCAR immediately. It’s worried sick.
Even if Dale Earnhardt Jr., turns up, it’s too late in terms of the championship. The Chase kicks off Sunday [...]

Johnson Considered The Man By His Fellow Chase Drivers
Friday, 18 Sep, 2009 – 19:30 | Comments Off
Johnson Considered The Man By His Fellow Chase Drivers

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The legend of Jimmie Johnson, three-time and reigning NASCAR champion, is looming XXX Large over the 2009 Chase for the Sprint Cup.
That was evident during Chase Media Day in New York City, where four of 12 drivers eligible for the championship served up plenty of props to Johnson during a [...]

Chasers Tear Into The Big Apple
Friday, 18 Sep, 2009 – 16:00 | Comments Off
Chasers Tear Into The Big Apple

By Bill Fleischman | Senor Correspondent
RacinToday.com
New York – So what are 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup racers doing in midtown Manhattan on a September day? Racing taxis up Sixth Avenue?
Noooooo…they were promoting the Chase for the Championship. On their way to New Hampshire for the first Chase race the Daring Dozen made a pit stop in [...]

Montoya Off And Running In Loudon
Friday, 18 Sep, 2009 – 15:25 | Comments Off
Montoya Off And Running In Loudon

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Juan Pablo Montoya got off to a fast start in his first Chase for the Sprint Cup on Friday as he won the pole for Sunday’s Chase-opening Sylvania 300 and also posted the fastest lap in the day’s practice session.
Montoya, who admitted to points racing in an effort to get into the Chase, posted a [...]

Minter: For Roush, Cuts May Increase Team Numbers
Thursday, 17 Sep, 2009 – 16:10 | Comments Off
Minter: For Roush, Cuts May Increase Team Numbers

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Some Thursday observations:
Like many other NASCAR rules that have been implemented over the years, the four-teams-per-car-owner limit isn’t as iron-clad as it seemed at the time. Rick Hendrick effectively expanded his four-car operation to six through a close alliance with Stewart-Haas Racing. The two companies run the same chassis and [...]

Woody: Two Losers Acted Like Winners at Richmond
Thursday, 17 Sep, 2009 – 5:40 | 3 Comments
Woody: Two Losers Acted Like Winners at Richmond

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
They say you can tell more about a person’s character in defeat than in victory. If that’s true we got a revealing look at the hearts of Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch last Saturday night.
I thought both were at their best following what had to be one of the most [...]

Morning Memo: Is The Gorilla Sick Or Just Not Eating?
Wednesday, 16 Sep, 2009 – 8:12 | 2 Comments
Morning Memo: Is The Gorilla Sick Or Just Not Eating?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Let’s see what’s in today’s Wednesday Morning Memo:
* There it was, printed in Sports Illustrated on that thick glossy stock to which no known ink can properly adhere thus assuring messy smearing and transfer to everything from your white bread sandwich to your West Highland White Terrier.
“Give ‘Em Away”, the [...]

Red Bull And Toyota Sign New Agreement
Wednesday, 16 Sep, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off

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Red Bull Racing Team announced Wednesday that it has extended its partnership with Toyota in the Sprint Cup Series.
“Our partnership with Toyota has been a critical element to the success of Red Bull Racing Team,” said Jay Frye, RBRT vice president and general manager. “Both Red Bull Racing Team and Toyota share a common goal [...]