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NASCAR Newscast: Coke Zero 400 Recap
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2009 – 23:45 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Coke Zero 400 Recap

Tony Stewart bumped a blocking Kyle Busch, providing fireworks at the finish line on July 4th at Daytona International Speedway. It’s Stewart’s third mid-summer win in the last five years at the World Center of Racing. Hear the end of the race as well as comments from Stewart and race runner-up Jimmie Johnson.

Race Day: Heat Is The Hot Topic For Daytona Summer Race
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2009 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Race Day: Heat Is The Hot Topic For Daytona Summer Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The forecast for green flag at tonight’s Coke Zero 400 is for temperatures in the low 80s. However, that goofy “feels like” thing indicates, well, it will feel like it is in the high 80s.
That stat is obviously the product of some weather geek somewhere who has way too much [...]

Flag to Flag: Daytona
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2009 – 17:00 | 51 Comments
Flag to Flag: Daytona

Watching the Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action here as he blogs Flag to Flag from Daytona!

Mayfield Leads The Field In Daytona Garage Talk
Friday, 3 Jul, 2009 – 17:44 | Comments Off
Mayfield Leads The Field In Daytona Garage Talk

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The temporarily reinstated Jeremy Mayfield isn’t among the entries for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, but he dominated the discussions between drivers and the media.
Most drivers said they wouldn’t be hesitant to race against him whenever he returns to competition, but there were [...]

Rain Puts Stewart On Daytona Pole
Friday, 3 Jul, 2009 – 16:48 | Comments Off
Rain Puts Stewart On Daytona Pole

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Qualifying for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway has been canceled because of rain.
That means that the field will be set by owner points.
Tony Stewart will start the race from the pole. On the outside of the first row will be Jeff Gordon.
The second row of the starting grid for [...]

Woody: Drug Testing Kicked Up By NASCAR
Friday, 3 Jul, 2009 – 13:00 | One Comment
Woody: Drug Testing Kicked Up By NASCAR

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR reportedly has altered its drug-testing procedure – going to a longer, more detailed process – after Jeremy Mayfield claimed his test results were flawed and inaccurate.
Kasey Kahne told reporters during a Thursday press conference at Daytona International Speedway that what used to be a relatively speedy 5- to 10-minute [...]

Restarts Could Turn Up Heat In Daytona
Friday, 3 Jul, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Restarts Could Turn Up Heat In Daytona

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Some old NASCAR rules and a new one will be put to the test this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
This weekend’s race are the first to be run on a restrictor-plate track using the new double-file restart format. From what most drivers say, the difference between [...]

Nominees For NASCAR Hall Of Fame Unveiled
Thursday, 2 Jul, 2009 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Nominees For NASCAR Hall Of Fame Unveiled

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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today a history-rich list of 25 nominees for the inaugural NASCAR Hall of Fame induction class.
From that list, five inductees will be chosen via a process that includes a nationwide fan vote on NASCAR.COM; the inductees will be announced in October and honored next May [...]

Confidence and Success Are On The Rise for Logano
Thursday, 2 Jul, 2009 – 13:38 | One Comment
Confidence and Success Are On The Rise for Logano

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The last time Joey Logano was in the garage at Daytona International Speedway on a race weekend, he likely was looking for a place to hide after crashing the famous No. 20 Toyota early in the race and finishing dead last in the Daytona 500.
But on [...]

Ingram: Racing Potentates Are Going, Going, Gone
Thursday, 2 Jul, 2009 – 13:21 | Comments Off
Ingram: Racing Potentates Are Going, Going, Gone

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
 
The first half of the current season has finally cast doom over the once-respected livelihood known as the motor racing dictator.
This week the last solo American racing potentate, Tony George, lost a key seat of power in a sign of the changed times. An internal family boardroom movement separated George [...]