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Memo: He Sure Looked Like Tony Stewart
Monday, 6 Jul, 2009 – 10:50 | 2 Comments
Memo: He Sure Looked Like Tony Stewart

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
In the Monday Morning Memo today we find:
* I don’t know whom that was that crawled out of the No. 14 Stewart Haas Chevrolet following Saturday night’s Coke Zero, but somebody needed to ask him for an ID and then what he has done with Tony Stewart.
Because the Tony Stewart [...]

Chaotic Finish Gives Stewart The Victory At Daytona
Sunday, 5 Jul, 2009 – 11:07 | One Comment
Chaotic Finish Gives Stewart The Victory At Daytona

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com 
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Restrictor plate racing at its hotly contested best – or worst – broke out again at the checkered flag at Daytona. By time the race ground to a halt, Kyle Busch’s car looked like it had been to the junkyard crusher after losing a duel [...]

Woody: Pass The Butter, Earnhardt Is Toast
Sunday, 5 Jul, 2009 – 11:00 | 12 Comments
Woody: Pass The Butter, Earnhardt Is Toast

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com 
NASCAR’s most popular driver appears destined to be a spectator in this fall’s championship playoffs.
If Dale Earnhardt Jr. was going to make the 12-man championship field, he needed to make a major move Saturday night at Daytona.
But he moved in the wrong direction, dropping from 19th to 21st in the standings [...]

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 [...]