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Pedley: You’ve Got To Have Heart And Hendrick Has It
Wednesday, 17 Jun, 2009 – 15:57 | 5 Comments
Pedley: You’ve Got To Have Heart And Hendrick Has It

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Hendrick Motorsports has always had this wonderful assortment of human parts and pieces.
It’s had the type of faces which keep People Magazine in business. It’s had the pit-box geniuses who have propelled crew chiefing – and even tire-changing – to a spectator sport. It’s had the owner for whom every [...]

Woody: On Road Racing, Put Me Down For A No
Wednesday, 17 Jun, 2009 – 15:55 | 5 Comments
Woody: On Road Racing, Put Me Down For A No

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Well, they’re off to Snore-noma this weekend for a road race.
Time to catch up on watching the grass grow.
If I could figure out what time the race is over – which is impossible because I can’t even figure out what time it starts – I’d leave a wakeup call.
I think [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Toyota/Save Mart 350 Preview
Wednesday, 17 Jun, 2009 – 10:00 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Toyota/Save Mart 350 Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Sonoma, Calif. for the first road course race of the season. Jeff Gordon talks about why it’s a special weekend for him on and off the track while Scott Speed says he’s got a shot at a win. Find out why the Busch brothers like Infineon in this [...]

Drivers Say Indy Tires Fixed, Fans To Be Spared Repeat Disaster
Wednesday, 17 Jun, 2009 – 7:31 | 3 Comments
Drivers Say Indy Tires Fixed, Fans To Be Spared Repeat Disaster

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The word Tuesday from Sprint Cup drivers taking part in the latest tire test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was mission accomplished. All agreed that they now have a tire from Goodyear which will allow them to avoid the type of race-day embarrassment the sport suffered a year ago in the [...]

Woody: Restart of Tomorrow Is A Winner
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2009 – 8:00 | 2 Comments
Woody: Restart of Tomorrow Is A Winner

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The National Football League just announced that midway through the upcoming season it’s going to shorten the field to 90 yards, give each offense five downs instead of four, and limit the defense to nine men on the field.
And one other thing – all field-goal kickers have to wear pink [...]

Pedley: Not A Pretty Sight
Monday, 15 Jun, 2009 – 10:50 | Comments Off
Pedley: Not A Pretty Sight

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
In today’s Monday Morning Memo we find:
* It was a sight that few would have imagined a couple years ago: large chunks of empty grandstands at Michigan International Speedway on Sprint Cup race day. At Michigan, for gosh sakes, there in world capital of all things automobile. There, where the [...]

Mark Martin Refuses To Play The Fuel; Wins at Michigan
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2009 – 18:41 | Comments Off
Mark Martin Refuses To Play The Fuel; Wins at Michigan

By Nick Bromberg | Special Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Mark Martin benefited from Jimmie Johnson and Greg Biffle running out of fuel and stole the Lifelock 400 at Michigan International Speedway Sunday afternoon.
In doing so, Martin gave his chances of  winning his first Sprint Cup championship a rather nice kick in the behind.
Johnson and Biffle had staged a furious [...]

NASCAR Newscast: LifeLock 400 Recap
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2009 – 18:40 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: LifeLock 400 Recap

Mark Martin saved enough fuel to beat Greg Biffle and Jimmie Johnson, who ran out with one lap remaining, to claim his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Michigan International Speedway. Hear from Martin and runner-up Jeff Gordon, and find out if Tony Stewart kept his points lead.

Brian Vickers Bulls His Way To Pole At Michigan
Friday, 12 Jun, 2009 – 19:50 | Comments Off
Brian Vickers Bulls His Way To Pole At Michigan

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Brian Vickers insists that his team keeps getting closer and closer to having the kind of equipment which can win a race. 
On Friday, he added another “closer”.
Vickers turned a qualifying lap at 189.110 mph Friday afternoon to win the pole for Sunday’s LifeLock 400 Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
“It [...]

David Ragan’s Team To Get Help
Friday, 12 Jun, 2009 – 14:00 | Comments Off
David Ragan’s Team To Get Help

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Last year, David Ragan was one of the unexpected success stories in NASCAR.
This season, his has been a story of disappointment.
On Friday, his team-owner announced that he was going to attempt to get the No. 6 UPS Ford Fusion rolling in the right direction once again.
In an effort to [...]