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NASCAR Newscast: Samsung 500 Preview
Tuesday, 31 Mar, 2009 – 11:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Samsung 500 Preview

NASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series head to Texas Motor Speedway, one of the sport’s fastest tracks. Hear from David Ragan and Joey Logano, who are attempting to run both races this weekend.

Good Times Roll Into Bad Times for GM
Monday, 30 Mar, 2009 – 14:40 | Comments Off
Good Times Roll Into Bad Times for GM

  

 Photo Courtesy of NASCAR
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Talk about your buzz kills.
Yesterday afternoon – and presumably well into the evening – NASCAR team-owner Rick Hendrick and his guys were brows deep in a party mode. Hendrick driver Jimmie Johnson had won his first Sprint Cup race of the season and the team’s three other [...]

Johnson Bumps Way to Martinsville Win
Monday, 30 Mar, 2009 – 6:35 | Comments Off
Johnson Bumps Way to Martinsville Win

 
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 provided some quick relief for race fans looking for some old-fashioned slam-bang racing.
Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin put on a short-track racing clinic in the closing stages of the race, with Hamlin first taking the lead from Johnson with a bold move into turn [...]

Kansas Speedway Chases Casino, 2nd Cup Race
Monday, 30 Mar, 2009 – 6:29 | Comments Off
Kansas Speedway Chases Casino, 2nd Cup Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
 
Kansas City, Kan. – Kansas Speedway’s drive to land a second Sprint Cup date will restart today when track president Jeff Boerger officially submits a bid for construction of a casino and hotel project at his facility.
 
The new bid will be very similar to one submitted to the Kansas Lottery [...]

NASCAR Newscast – Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 Recap
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2009 – 18:24 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast – Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 Recap

Three-time defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and Prerace Driver Rating favorite Jimmie Johnson claimed his first win of the season with a late-race pass of Denny Hamlin at Martinsville Speedway. It was Johnson’s fifth win in the last six starts at the track. Hear from Johnson and Hamlin as both moved into the top [...]

Johnson Wins Martinsville
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2009 – 16:51 | Comments Off
Johnson Wins Martinsville

  
(Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson bumped his way to the lead past Denny Hamlin with 16 laps to go in Sunday’s Goody’s Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and then held on to get his first victory of the season.
Hamlin finished second and Tony Stewart was third.
Hamlin had dominated the second half of the [...]

Goody’s Can Be A Pain For Drivers
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2009 – 16:50 | One Comment
Goody’s Can Be A Pain For Drivers

   
(Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – The Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway may not seem like a physically demanding race, given the relative shortness of the half-mile oval, but there well could be several drivers seeking some of the title sponsor’s products after 500 laps.
 “It’s a [...]

Flag to Flag with Nick Bromberg
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2009 – 9:00 | 66 Comments
Flag to Flag with Nick Bromberg

Watching the Goody’s 500 today? Do you simply have to talk about it with someone? Join RacinToday.com’s Nick Bromberg as he chats “Flag to Flag” about the Martinsville Cup race.
Nick Bromberg has written for The Kansas City Star and The Big Lead, as well as the Columbia Missourian. Nick graduated from the University of Missouri’s [...]

Busch Brothers’ Act Is Boffo
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 20:15 | One Comment
Busch Brothers’ Act Is Boffo

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Martinsville, Va. – Kyle Busch was mature, friendly, engaging and cooperative Friday morning as he made his weekly appearance in front of the NASCAR media.
His performance behind the microphone wasn’t surprising, even given his past behavior in similar situations. In fact, Kevin Harvick, once one of the more vocal critics [...]

Analysis: Thoughts On Martinsville
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 9:25 | One Comment
Analysis: Thoughts On Martinsville

 
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Tony Stewart has always been big on thinking. When it comes to racing, Stewart is huge on thinking. Some say that Stewart should do less talking, but hey, what good is thinking if you can’t verbalize those thoughts.
Anyway, Stewart has obviously done some thinking about race tracks. About their   [...]