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Q And A: Tony Stewart Talks About Being Back Behind The Wheel
Saturday, 15 Feb, 2014 – 10:22 | Comments Off on Q And A: Tony Stewart Talks About Being Back Behind The Wheel
Q And A: Tony Stewart Talks About Being Back Behind The Wheel

Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart on Friday took laps in a Sprint Cup car for the first time since suffering severe injuries in a sprint car race last year in Iowa.
After …

The Unlimited: Democracy In Action Or Confusing Anarchy
Saturday, 15 Feb, 2014 – 10:13 | Comments Off on The Unlimited: Democracy In Action Or Confusing Anarchy
The Unlimited: Democracy In Action Or Confusing Anarchy

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Tradition, it appears, will never be a problem for the race which is now known as the Sprint Unlimited. That’s because the event – a kind of non-points-paying all-star race …

2014 Cars, Drivers Rolled Out At DIS Media Day
Friday, 14 Feb, 2014 – 8:06 | Comments Off on 2014 Cars, Drivers Rolled Out At DIS Media Day
2014 Cars, Drivers Rolled Out At DIS Media Day

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – There was no shortage of optimism and storylines in the room during media day at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday as a steady stream of nearly …

Media Day Is First Major Test For Cup Drivers
Thursday, 13 Feb, 2014 – 20:10 | Comments Off on Media Day Is First Major Test For Cup Drivers
Media Day Is First Major Test For Cup Drivers

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Thursday was Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. The following are some select Qs and As from the day. Some are listed because the questions are, um, interesting. Some because …

The King Is Close In His Assessment Of Danica
Wednesday, 12 Feb, 2014 – 9:07 | 12 Comments
The King Is Close In His Assessment Of Danica

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Last weekend, Richard Petty had some interesting things to say about Danica Patrick, the current state of racing in NASCAR, and how those two entities connect. None of it was …

NASCAR Announces New Penalty And Appeals Process
Tuesday, 4 Feb, 2014 – 12:01 | 3 Comments
NASCAR Announces New Penalty And Appeals Process

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
NASCAR’s off season of change continued Tuesday with the unveiling of new procedures for issuing penalties. Also dealt with during a teleconference conducted by Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president …

New Format Encourages Instant Gratification
Friday, 31 Jan, 2014 – 20:56 | 8 Comments
New Format Encourages Instant Gratification

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Throughout NASCAR’s history the sanctioning body has modified its point system when it felt necessary, but the new one announced Thursday is the most radical in the …

Trent Owens’ Career Path Leads Back To Petty
Friday, 31 Jan, 2014 – 14:45 | 3 Comments
Trent Owens’ Career Path Leads Back To Petty

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR Sprint Cup crew chief Trent Owens was only 4 months old when his father lost his life in a freak pit accident at Talladega.
That May 4 in the Winston 500 19-year-old …

Mixed Reaction Greets Big NASCAR Changes
Thursday, 30 Jan, 2014 – 20:39 | 5 Comments
Mixed Reaction Greets Big NASCAR Changes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Most drivers and team owners reacted positively to NASCAR’s change in its Chase format for 2014, but there were still those who showed little enthusiasm, preferring to take a wait-and-see approach.
Denny …

NASCAR Unveils Revamped Chase Structure
Thursday, 30 Jan, 2014 – 13:40 | Comments Off on NASCAR Unveils Revamped Chase Structure
NASCAR Unveils Revamped Chase Structure

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR executives confirmed Thursday what had been rumored and speculated on for several weeks – a major change in the Chase format that will emphasize winning throughout …