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Kenseth Wants To Be Up Front When It Counts
Friday, 24 Apr, 2009 – 17:04 | Comments Off
Kenseth Wants To Be Up Front When It Counts

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Talladega, Ala. – Matt Kenseth won the most recent restrictor-plate race, the season-opening Daytona 500, but those results weren’t reflected in the practice speeds from Friday at NASCAR’s other plate track, Talladega Superspeedway.
Kenseth was 37th in Happy Hour on Friday. Qualifying is set for Saturday morning, and the cars will be [...]

Woody: Move To Vegas Is A Winner for NASCAR
Friday, 24 Apr, 2009 – 13:05 | One Comment
Woody: Move To Vegas Is A Winner for NASCAR

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR made a wise move with by switching its big awards shindig from New York to Las Vegas, although I confess to a twinge of nostalgia – or maybe it’s the crick that’s still in my neck from my last Big Apple tour.
I attended the first NASCAR banquet in the [...]

NASCAR To Hold Year-End Banquet in Las Vegas
Friday, 24 Apr, 2009 – 13:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR To Hold Year-End Banquet in Las Vegas

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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Las Vegas formally becomes the “Official Host City of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week.” NASCAR’s annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony will be held at the Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009. The move to Las Vegas provides [...]

Biffle Discusses His Luck at ‘Dega
Friday, 24 Apr, 2009 – 8:30 | Comments Off
Biffle Discusses His Luck at ‘Dega

Greg Biffle talks about turning around his fortunes and seeking a first win at Talladega Superspeedway.

Earnhardt Undergoing Some New Bodywork
Thursday, 23 Apr, 2009 – 14:50 | 2 Comments
Earnhardt Undergoing Some New Bodywork

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s quest to return to Victory Lane now officially extends beyond the care-and-feeding of his race car.
Dale Jr. has taken a grown-up look at his own bad self in conjunction with an exercise program designed to amp-up his physical conditioning, and perhaps not coincidentally, his self-esteem.
“I [...]

Donnie Allison Speeds His Way Into Hall Of Fame
Thursday, 23 Apr, 2009 – 7:28 | One Comment
Donnie Allison Speeds His Way Into Hall Of Fame

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
This week, one of NASCAR’s often overlooked talents, Donnie Allison, will get his due.
That’s when he’ll be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, along with long-time car owner and promoter J.C. Agajanian, NASCAR Modified star Jerry Cook, and NASCAR team owners Bud Moore and Raymond Parks.
Allison becomes the [...]

Woody: Danica Would Look Good In Fenders
Wednesday, 22 Apr, 2009 – 18:04 | 6 Comments
Woody: Danica Would Look Good In Fenders

 
By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Question: could a driver who is described as being “sexy and sculpted” find happiness in NASCAR?
I never heard Junior Johnson described that way.
But that’s how Danica Patrick is depicted in the current edition of SHAPE Magazine, drawing attention to herself as rumors ripple once again about the possibility of a [...]

Yarborough To Pace Field at Darlington
Wednesday, 22 Apr, 2009 – 16:40 | Comments Off
Yarborough To Pace Field at Darlington

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As part of the celebration of 60 Years of Racing at Darlington Raceway, Cale Yarborough will serve as the honorary pace car driver to start the 2009 Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com announced track President Chris Browning.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have Cale pace the field for the Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com,” said [...]

Childress To Swap Cup Crew Chiefs
Wednesday, 22 Apr, 2009 – 14:34 | Comments Off
Childress To Swap Cup Crew Chiefs

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Richard Childress Racing’s No. 07 Jack Daniel’s crew  will become the No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil crew, and vice versa,  immediately following this weekend’s race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
 Crew chief Gil Martin and his crew will move to the No. 29 team with driver Kevin Harvick while Todd Berrier and his crew will take over the No. [...]

Hybrid To Take To Track At Lowe’s
Wednesday, 22 Apr, 2009 – 7:58 | Comments Off

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NASCAR’s thundering herd of carbureted V-8s will get a lesson in hybrid technology at Lowe’s Motor Speedway next month.  
A Toyota Camry Hybrid will become the first such vehicle to serve as “official” pace car for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race when it leads the 43-car field to the green flag for the 50th [...]