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NASCAR To Revamp Much Of Officiating Process
Monday, 15 Jul, 2013 – 17:28 | One Comment
NASCAR To Revamp Much Of Officiating Process

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
During a press conference on Monday, NASCAR officials announced their future plans concerning the topics of crime and punishment. The upgraded methods in those areas will incorporate increased use of “emerging” technology and are, the officials said, aimed at “making the racing better” for teams and fans.
Attending the press conference/teleconference, [...]

Vickers Comes Back To Win Cup Race In Loudon
Sunday, 14 Jul, 2013 – 22:32 | One Comment
Vickers Comes Back To Win Cup Race In Loudon

LOUDON, N.H. – It has taken Brian Vickers three seasons to get his comeback into high gear. He finally made it to the top Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, pulling away from Kyle Busch on an overtime restart to win the Camping World RV Sales 301.
As he crossed under the checkered flags on the [...]

Johnson Will Have Long Way To Go In Short Race
Saturday, 13 Jul, 2013 – 10:59 | Comments Off
Johnson Will Have Long Way To Go In Short Race

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – Mistakes happen. Just not that often to the No. 48 team.
Five-time champion and current points leader Jimmie Johnson will start from the rear of the 43-car field Sunday in the Camping World RV Sales 301 because his Friday qualifying lap, good for second on the grid, was [...]

Keselowski On Loudon Pole
Friday, 12 Jul, 2013 – 16:28 | Comments Off
Keselowski On Loudon Pole

LOUDON, N.H. – Brad Keselowski and his team have been waiting for something to go right.
For the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, what he hopes is a turning point in a very disappointing season came Friday in qualifying for the Camping World RV Sales 301.
Keselowski, driving for Penske Racing, was the fastest of 10 drivers [...]

Good News For Harvick; Not For Newman at SHR
Friday, 12 Jul, 2013 – 14:18 | 2 Comments
Good News For Harvick; Not For Newman at SHR

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
LOUDON, NH – Everything is falling into place for Kevin Harvick.
Even as he races toward a spot in NASCAR’s 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship in Richard Childress Racing’s No. 29 Chevrolet, Harvick’s 2014 ride at Stewart Haas Racing is coming together.
A big piece of the puzzle fell into [...]

Kurt Busch’s Best Attributes Are On Display In ‘13
Tuesday, 9 Jul, 2013 – 14:46 | 5 Comments
Kurt Busch’s Best Attributes Are On Display In ‘13

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Fans have always thought Kurt Busch to be a punk. Media members seldom enjoy interviewing him. Sponsors have thought of him as poison. Peers have called him out in public and in private: One even made fun of his looks. But finding somebody to criticize his driving talent is a [...]

Jimmie Johnson Completes The Sweep In Daytona
Sunday, 7 Jul, 2013 – 2:05 | Comments Off
Jimmie Johnson Completes The Sweep In Daytona

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Jimmie Johnson beat Tony Stewart to the finish line in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway to record the first Sprint Cup season-sweep at the 2.5-mile tri-oval since Bobby Allison accomplished the feat in 1982.
Johnson’s victory Saturday night comes four and a half months after he won the season-opening Daytona 500 at DIS.
Not [...]

Kyle Busch Fastest Qualifier at DIS
Friday, 5 Jul, 2013 – 18:32 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Fastest Qualifier at DIS

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Kyle Busch on Friday won the pole for Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
Busch toured the 2.5-mile superspeedway in 46.458 seconds (193.723 mph) to win his third Coors Light Pole Award of the season, his first at Daytona and the 13th of his career. Never before had Busch won more than two [...]

Would Day Change Put Pop Back Into Firecracker?
Friday, 5 Jul, 2013 – 14:45 | Comments Off
Would Day Change Put Pop Back Into Firecracker?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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On Saturday night, the Sprint Cup Series will hold the 2013 version of the race that at one time, had the perfect name – the Firecracker 400. Held on the Fourth of July, way down South, sand clinging sweat-stickied skin, loud un-muffled V-8s. Perfect.
Just not profitable enough – the name [...]

Danica, Team Hoping To Restart The Beach Party
Wednesday, 3 Jul, 2013 – 9:57 | 2 Comments
Danica, Team Hoping To Restart The Beach Party

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Reasons to party hearty have been few for Danica Patrick, her team and her fans to this point in her first full season in Sprint Cup.
This coming weekend, however, Patrick and her Stewart Haas Racing team will return to the scene of what, by far, provided them with most party-rific [...]