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Hometown Honors Pioneer Scott
Saturday, 6 Apr, 2013 – 19:27 | Comments Off on Hometown Honors Pioneer Scott
Hometown Honors Pioneer Scott

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Frank Scott, son of the late NASCAR driver Wendell Scott, said Saturday there were two words his siblings were never permitted to use – “can’t” and …

Tradition Trumps Feuds At Martinsville Speedway
Friday, 5 Apr, 2013 – 17:27 | Comments Off on Tradition Trumps Feuds At Martinsville Speedway
Tradition Trumps Feuds At Martinsville Speedway

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Blocking, Denny Hamlin’s injury and the Joey Logano-Tony Stewart feud were popular topics of conversation at Martinsville Speedway on Friday.
But when it comes to what is arguably …

Johnson On Cup Pole At Martinsville
Friday, 5 Apr, 2013 – 17:23 | Comments Off on Johnson On Cup Pole At Martinsville
Johnson On Cup Pole At Martinsville

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Jimmie Johnson won the pole for this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Johnson won the pole for Sunday’s STP Gas Booster 500 with a lap in 19.244 seconds (98.400 mph).  The top six drivers …

Earnhardt Jr. Provides A View From The Top
Tuesday, 2 Apr, 2013 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Provides A View From The Top
Earnhardt Jr. Provides A View From The Top

By Jm Pedley | Managing Editor
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A decent-size batch lot of interesting stories accompanied NASCAR when the series headed into the Easter weekend bye. Stories featuring topics like drivers calling other drivers nasty names like “chicken” …

Roush Set To Hang Hat In Texas’ Hall Of Fame
Tuesday, 2 Apr, 2013 – 12:06 | Comments Off on Roush Set To Hang Hat In Texas’ Hall Of Fame
Roush Set To Hang Hat In Texas’ Hall Of Fame

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Beginning with a sweep of the track’s inaugural NASCAR race weekend by Mark Martin and Jeff Burton in April 1997, Texas Motor Speedway has morphed into a “Roush House.”
Jack Roush’s …

Vickers Joins Martin As Fill-Ins For Hamlin
Thursday, 28 Mar, 2013 – 18:13 | Comments Off on Vickers Joins Martin As Fill-Ins For Hamlin
Vickers Joins Martin As Fill-Ins For Hamlin

Mark Martin’s stint as substitute for injured NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin has been revised to a one-race deal.
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Friday that Martin will fill-in for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver …

Gibbs: Logano Was Just Going For The Victory
Thursday, 28 Mar, 2013 – 11:10 | 3 Comments
Gibbs: Logano Was Just Going For The Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing, says he does not believe that rival-team driver Joey Logano intentionally attempted to crash and injure JGR driver Denny Hamlin during the late …

Injury To Keep Hamlin Out Of Car For Weeks
Wednesday, 27 Mar, 2013 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Injury To Keep Hamlin Out Of Car For Weeks
Injury To Keep Hamlin Out Of Car For Weeks

After being evaluated by a doctor, it was determined that Sprint Cup driver Denny Hamlin will miss a large part of the 2013 season because of an injury to his back.
Dr. Jerry Petty of Carolina …

Hamlin Condition Update
Monday, 25 Mar, 2013 – 13:57 | 3 Comments
Hamlin Condition Update

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Joe Gibbs Racing issued the following statement Monday afternoon on the condition of driver Denny Hamlin, who was injured during a last-lap crash in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, …

Kyle Busch Caps Wild Final Lap With A Victory
Sunday, 24 Mar, 2013 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Caps Wild Final Lap With A Victory
Kyle Busch Caps Wild Final Lap With A Victory

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Kyle Busch led the most laps, emerged from a final lap scrum and went on to win the Auto Club 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday.
The victory was the second …