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NASCAR Newscast: Coke Zero 400 Preview
Thursday, 2 Jul, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Coke Zero 400 Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series reaches the halfway point of the 2009 season at Daytona International Speedway, and Marcos Ambrose and Clint Bowyer talk about how special it is to run under the lights at the World Center of Racing. Driver Rating says Tony Stewart will win his third July 4th race in five years, [...]

Minter: No Shortage of Worthy Candidates For Hall of Fame
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2009 – 17:23 | 3 Comments
Minter: No Shortage of Worthy Candidates For Hall of Fame

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
As sports go, NASCAR is still relatively young. The first championship-winning car owner, Raymond Parks, is still making the rounds today. Richard Petty, whose race team won two weeks ago at Infineon Raceway, was on hand in 1949, when the first race of the series now known as Sprint Cup [...]

Woody: Mayfield Wins, But What, Exactly?
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2009 – 17:20 | 4 Comments
Woody: Mayfield Wins, But What, Exactly?

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
I’m no lawyer – haven’t even played one on TV nor stayed at a Holiday Inn – but from a  layman’s vantage point it looks like NASCAR is in trouble.
A federal judge Wednesday lifted NASCAR’s suspension of owner/driver Jeremy Mayfield, brushing aside the contention that Mayfield is a druggie who’s too [...]

Judge Rules In Mayfield’s Favor
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2009 – 16:30 | One Comment

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In the wake of a ruling in his favor by a U.S. district judge on Wednesday, NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield said he will attempt to compete in the Sprint Cup race this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
His ability to race in Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 powered by Coke will be dependent upon him being able [...]

Childress, Wood On Hall’s Short List
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2009 – 12:35 | Comments Off
Childress, Wood On Hall’s Short List

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On Thursday, NASCAR will unveil the list of nominees for the inaugural class in it Hall of Fame.
On Tuesday, NASCAR’s blog reported two of the names that will be on the list of nominees: Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison.
Two more names were released on Wednesday.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame is being built in Charlotte, N.C.
The [...]

Woody: Weber, What Are You Working On?
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2009 – 12:30 | One Comment
Woody: Weber, What Are You Working On?

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
* Beamed Up By Aliens?
TNT analyst Bill Weber abruptly vanished from the broadcast booth last Sunday at New Hampshire and the only comment the network made was that it would make no comment.
That’s pretty lame even by TV reporting standards.
There have been lots of rumors floating around but nobody seems to [...]

Minter: Forget Level, Playing Field Has Been Plowed Up
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2009 – 0:15 | 3 Comments
Minter: Forget Level, Playing Field Has Been Plowed Up

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
As the NASCAR circuit heads back to Daytona International Speedway for the traditional start of the second half of the season, it’s a good time to look at some of the events that have – or haven’t – transpired in the first half.
For starters, there’s a Who’s Who list of [...]

Waltrip, Allision To Be On Ballot
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 19:30 | Comments Off
Waltrip, Allision To Be On Ballot

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On Thursday, NASCAR will unveil the list of nominees for the inaugural class in it Hall of Fame.
On Tuesday, NASCAR’s blog reported two of the names that will be on the list of nominees: Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison.
Two more names will be released on Wednesday.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame is being built in [...]

Woody: Freebie Leaves Kahne Missing The Point
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 14:50 | 7 Comments
Woody: Freebie Leaves Kahne Missing The Point

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Remember those five bonus points Jimmie Johnson gave teammate Mark Martin by letting him lead a lap at Dover back on May 31?
Remember how I said it was shameful?
Remember how I said hurt the integrity of the sport?
Remember how some readers said it was no big deal?
Well, try telling Kasey Kahne [...]

Goodwrench Headed To Goodwood
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Goodwrench Headed To Goodwood

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The Richard Childress Racing No. 3 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet Monte Carlo that seven-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Dale Earnhardt earned his 76th and final victory in will participate in this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in England on July 3-5, 2009.
Taylor Earnhardt, 20, Earnhardt’s youngest child, will drive the car in demonstration runs during [...]