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Kansas Going Extra Miles To Ready New Pavement
Wednesday, 10 Oct, 2012 – 15:08 | Comments Off on Kansas Going Extra Miles To Ready New Pavement
Kansas Going Extra Miles To Ready New Pavement

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Veteran NASCAR driver David Green said he was concerned when he arrived at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the first NASCAR event after that oval was repaved and reconfigured with variable banking in 2003. …

New Sprint Cup Cars Hit The Track At Texas Motor Speedway
Wednesday, 10 Oct, 2012 – 8:18 | Comments Off on New Sprint Cup Cars Hit The Track At Texas Motor Speedway
New Sprint Cup Cars Hit The Track At Texas Motor Speedway

The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup cars took to the track again on Tuesday and Wednesday and they continue to get good reviews from the drivers.
This week’s tests are being held at Texas Motor Speedway. Doing …

Quite A Spectacle, That Talladega Cup Event
Monday, 8 Oct, 2012 – 15:37 | 3 Comments
Quite A Spectacle, That Talladega Cup Event

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
So, at what point does racing cease being a sport and commence being mere spectacle? For a significant number of NASCAR drivers, that point is race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. …

Kenseth Wins At Talladega Amid Flying Metal
Sunday, 7 Oct, 2012 – 16:25 | 2 Comments
Kenseth Wins At Talladega Amid Flying Metal

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With much of the field wrecking behind him, Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag and won the Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday afternoon.
Jeff Gordon finished second and Kyle Busch third.
Those drivers …

Could Bowyer Be Working Class Hero Cup Needs?
Sunday, 7 Oct, 2012 – 12:52 | Comments Off on Could Bowyer Be Working Class Hero Cup Needs?
Could Bowyer Be Working Class Hero Cup Needs?

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Watching fans file past the press box at Talladega Superspeedway makes one wonder which of the Chase contenders would be able to bring back the blue-collar fans …

Kahne Gets First Talladega Pole
Saturday, 6 Oct, 2012 – 16:42 | Comments Off on Kahne Gets First Talladega Pole
Kahne Gets First Talladega Pole

Kasey Kahne scored his first Sprint Cup Series pole at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.
Kahne toured Talladega in 50.017 seconds (191.455 mph) in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet to edge Ryan Newman (191.145 mph) of Stewart Haas …

Gordon’s Heroics Not Confined To Race Tracks
Saturday, 6 Oct, 2012 – 7:47 | Comments Off on Gordon’s Heroics Not Confined To Race Tracks
Gordon’s Heroics Not Confined To Race Tracks

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
His philanthropic work on behalf of children-in-need began in 1999, long before Jeff Gordon became a parent of two healthy children.
On his way to Talladega Superspeedway Thursday morning, Sir Jeff …

Drivers Are In Conservation Mode At Talladega
Friday, 5 Oct, 2012 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Drivers Are In Conservation Mode At Talladega
Drivers Are In Conservation Mode At Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway was a lonely place Friday afternoon.
After 43 drivers participated in opening practice for Sunday’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500, only 32 took to the track for Happy Hour.
And 19 of …

Busch Apologizes To TRD
Thursday, 4 Oct, 2012 – 16:50 | One Comment
Busch Apologizes To TRD

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Kyle Busch on Thursday apologized to Toyota Racing Development for remarks he made on his two-way radio late in last Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Dover.
The remarks were laced with profanity and criticized TRD engines …

Hornish Jr. Looking Left Out As 2012 Nears End
Wednesday, 3 Oct, 2012 – 12:18 | 4 Comments
Hornish Jr. Looking Left Out As 2012 Nears End

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Sam Hornish Jr. cut a bit of a lonely figure as he stared out the windows that overlook Kansas Speedway from the Turn 2 Bar and Restaurant at the recently opened …