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Woody: Crashes Not Wrecking Racing
Monday, 4 May, 2009 – 12:33 | One Comment
Woody: Crashes Not Wrecking Racing

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
It is race fans’ guilty little secret: We love wrecks.
We crave crashes, we delight in demolitions, we’re wowed by wipeouts. We can’t get enough of that tumbling stuff.
I’ve been covering NASCAR for 40-some odd years (some odder than others) and I continue to be puzzled by why so many race [...]

Kyle Busch Is Also Winning Over The Fans
Sunday, 3 May, 2009 – 18:35 | 12 Comments
Kyle Busch Is Also Winning Over The Fans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
There is a threshold in sports that many of the all-time greats had to cross. Dale Earnhardt Sr. had to cross it, Darrell Waltrip had to cross it, Muhammad Ali had to cross it. It’s the threshold between fans loathing you because of your methods and loving you because of [...]

NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents the Russ Friedman 400 Recap
Saturday, 2 May, 2009 – 23:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents the Russ Friedman 400 Recap

Kyle Busch claimed his third win of the season and joined Cale Yarborough as the only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to win on their birthday. Busch was also the third driver to sweep a weekend at Richmond International Raceway, winning the Nationwide Series race as well. Hear from Busch and runner-up Tony Stewart and [...]

Woody: Mark Martin A Miracle In The Making? Maybe
Saturday, 2 May, 2009 – 17:34 | Comments Off
Woody: Mark Martin A Miracle In The Making? Maybe

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com 
He’s up. He’s down. He’s up. He’s down.
Mark Martin’s Comeback Season reads like the diary of an elevator operator in the Empire State Building.
One minute he’s enjoying a bright and shining view from the penthouse, the next minute he plunges down into the dark parking garage where the rats squeak [...]

Flag to Flag: Richmond
Saturday, 2 May, 2009 – 17:00 | 54 Comments
Flag to Flag:  Richmond

Watching the Crown Royal 400 tonight?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him for all the action.

Keselowski Climbs To New Heights After Talladega
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 21:09 | Comments Off
Keselowski Climbs To New Heights After Talladega

By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
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Richmond, Va. – NASCAR’s newest star, Brad Keselowski, began his day by jumping off a golf car and greeting autograph-seekers and well-wishers as he entered the Nationwide Series garage early Friday morning.
 Five days after Keselowski led one lap and won the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, journalists packed the .75-mile Richmond International [...]

Vickers To Start On Pole In Richmond Cup Race
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 18:08 | Comments Off
Vickers To Start On Pole In Richmond Cup Race

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Brian Vickers on Friday won the pole for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.
Vickers won the pole for the Russ Friendman 400 by turning a lap at 127.131 mph. That kept him ahead of Jeff Gordon, who will start the race from the second position.
“It was a great lap,” Vickers said. “The [...]

Ingram: 200 mph, Four-Wide, Nose-to-Tail; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 8:45 | One Comment
Ingram: 200 mph, Four-Wide, Nose-to-Tail; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Talladega, Ala. – If you’re traveling west on Interstate 20 towards central Alabama on a race weekend, you’re bound to see  vehicles with “Talladega Bound” inscribed on the rear window. I doubt the count will go down come this October despite injuries to seven fans in last Sunday’s race.
NASCAR is [...]

David Poole Issued A Fond Farewell
Thursday, 30 Apr, 2009 – 21:28 | One Comment
David Poole Issued A Fond Farewell

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Gastonia, N.C. – A wise person once advised that it’s good to make friends with a preacher so there’ll be someone who knows you to preach your funeral. There’s an extra sadness at funerals where the reverend doesn’t know much about the deceased.
David Poole, despite his intense working pace at [...]

A Few Words With: Tony Stewart
Thursday, 30 Apr, 2009 – 18:20 | Comments Off
A Few Words With: Tony Stewart

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Tony Stewart is still looking for his first victory as an owner/driver. This weekend, the quest moves to a favorite track, his favorite track, Richmond International Raceway. This week, he shared a few words about it all.
Question: It’s been 371 races since a driver/owner last visited victory lane – Ricky Rudd on Sept. 27, 1998 [...]