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Junior Cooks Up New Plan: Swing For The Fences
Friday, 4 Oct, 2013 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Junior Cooks Up New Plan: Swing For The Fences
Junior Cooks Up New Plan: Swing For The Fences

ROANOKE, Texas – NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. figures he’ll have to do some major point-shaving if he has any chance of contending for the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
Junior is in 10th …

Mission Accomplished For New Tires At Kansas
Thursday, 3 Oct, 2013 – 18:11 | Comments Off on Mission Accomplished For New Tires At Kansas
Mission Accomplished For New Tires At Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – One of the most talked about stories leading into Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway centers on a radically new Goodyear tire that is being put on the cars …

Drivers Hope Test Will Put Them In Right ‘Zone”
Thursday, 3 Oct, 2013 – 8:52 | Comments Off on Drivers Hope Test Will Put Them In Right ‘Zone”
Drivers Hope Test Will Put Them In Right ‘Zone”

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Engines will turn a day early in advance of this week’s Sprint Cup race in hopes that the Sprint Cup cars will race better during Sunday’s …

Kyle Busch Needs A Reversal Of Kansas Fortunes
Wednesday, 2 Oct, 2013 – 5:32 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Needs A Reversal Of Kansas Fortunes
Kyle Busch Needs A Reversal Of Kansas Fortunes

Kyle Busch’s numbers through the first 25 Sprint Cup races this year look remarkably similar to his numbers through the first 25 races of the 2011 season. And pretty impressive those two sets of numbers …

For NASCAR, 2013 Had A September To Remember
Tuesday, 1 Oct, 2013 – 13:15 | One Comment
For NASCAR, 2013 Had A September To Remember

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A couple of weeks ago during a eat-and-schmooze at Kansas Speedway, Kurt Busch was asked what was then the mandatory question du jour. It was the question about the blemish-to-the-sport …

Johnson Wins Dover; Chase For Cup Tightens
Sunday, 29 Sep, 2013 – 16:26 | 2 Comments
Johnson Wins Dover; Chase For Cup Tightens

Jimmie Johnson passed Matt Kenseth for the lead at the halfway point of Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway, led most of the rest of the way and captured race No. 3 of …

Flat Spot On: Snore-dom In The Chase For The Cup
Saturday, 28 Sep, 2013 – 18:02 | 3 Comments
Flat Spot On: Snore-dom In The Chase For The Cup

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Top Ten Tweets from the first two weeks of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup:
1. Matt Kenseth is threatening to make the Chase boring by winning too much. (Poor …

Reminder: Auto Racing Is Not Stick-And-Ball
Saturday, 28 Sep, 2013 – 8:29 | 2 Comments
Reminder: Auto Racing Is Not Stick-And-Ball

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Auto racing has been around like, what,  more than a hundred years, right? Yet there are still people in media centers at race tracks who can’t quite get the basics …

Earnhardt Claims Pole At Dover
Friday, 27 Sep, 2013 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Claims Pole At Dover
Earnhardt Claims Pole At Dover

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the pole Friday for Sunday’s AAA 400, the third race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Earnhardt’s fast lap at the Dover mile was clocked in 22.243 seconds (161.849 mph) …

Texas-Sized Changes Announced For TMS
Wednesday, 25 Sep, 2013 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Texas-Sized Changes Announced For TMS
Texas-Sized Changes Announced For TMS

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Fans attending NASCAR and INDYCAR races at Texas Motor Speedway in 2014 invariably will find themselves locked in a stare-down with Big Hoss TV, a “monumental” …