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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Bristol Motor Speedway’s spring races have been moved next year to April 18-19, hopefully, signaling an end to the snow and extremely cold weather that has plagued the track’s March date, it was announced Friday.
That, however, won’t be the only change on the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. Two others are expected [...]

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It’s All About The Fun For Keselowski
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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Avondale, Ariz. – Oh, that Brad Keselowski. For a NASCAR Sprint Cup newbie, he sure knows how to attract a headline.
Only 23 races into his Cup career, which continues Saturday in the Subway Fresh Fit 600 (375 laps) at Phoenix International Raceway, Keselowski already seems to have made more than [...]

Fri, 04/9/10 – 6:37 | Comments Off
Vision, Panther To Partner for 500
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Panther Racing announced Thursday that it has partnered with Vision Racing and will enter Ed Carpenter in the No. 20 Dallara Honda during next month’s 94th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
The collaboration between the two IZOD IndyCar Series teams will pair Carpenter with full-time Panther driver Dan Wheldon, pilot of the No. 4 [...]

Thu, 04/8/10 – 11:35 | Comments Off
Minter: NASCAR Needs To Go Where Fans Go
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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In these times of declining attendance at NASCAR races, my mind always wanders back to some of the great short track promoters I’ve known over the years.
They weren’t necessarily flashy. They didn’t try to grab attention with fake April Fools Day press releases and controversial billboard advertisements. They just understood [...]

Thu, 04/8/10 – 7:03 | 3 Comments
Harris: Fangs For The Memories, Phoenix
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup series is visiting Phoenix International Raceway this week and that fires off a lot of memories, not all of them pleasant.
PIR, in the shadow of the foothills of the Estrella Mountains,  is located about 15 miles west of downtown Phoenix, just a couple of miles away [...]

Thu, 04/8/10 – 6:43 | Comments Off
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Indianapolis  – Legendary American rock superstars ZZ Top will headline the Miller Lite Carb Day Concert on Friday, May 28 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The concert, free with Carb Day admission of $10, will start at 3:30 p.m. (ET) on the Miller Lite Stage in the IMS infield. Miller Lite Carb Day tickets are available [...]

Wed, 04/7/10 – 11:55 | Comments Off
Minter: Excellence Proving To Be Overrated
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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A few random observations as the Easter break ends and NASCAR teams head to Phoenix International Raceway for a string of 14 races without a break:
* Say what you want about the NASCAR points system, but it still tends to reward consistency over excellence. Jimmie Johnson has won half the [...]

Wed, 04/7/10 – 10:29 | Comments Off
Sarah Fisher Takes Leap Forward
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Scary? Ah, yes, you could say that sinking everything you own and then a whole lot more into something that is as high-risk/low-potential-for-success as an auto racing team is scary.
But Sarah Fisher believes in her rock. The rock which she found during a trip in Brown County, Indiana. The one which is inscribed with these [...]

Wed, 04/7/10 – 7:25 | Comments Off
Will Different Mean Better Saturday At Phoenix?
Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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Avondale, Ariz. – Greetings from Phoenix International Raceway, where drivers and fans likely will need a scorecard to keep up with all the changes surrounding Saturday’s Subway Fresh Fit 600.
First, the race distance has increased since last year’s race, up 63 laps from 312 (502.1 kilometers) to 375 (603.5 kilometers).
Secondly, [...]

Tue, 04/6/10 – 16:59 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Penalizes Leffler
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NASCAR has placed Jason Leffler, driver of the No. 38 car in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, on probation for the next three NASCAR Nationwide Series events for a rule violation he committed during the race at Nashville Superspeedway on April 3.
Leffler’s probation will run until April 28 of this year.
Officially, Leffler was found to have [...]

Tue, 04/6/10 – 16:37 | Comments Off
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Kansas City, Kan. – Tickets for the May 1 Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 and May 2 O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 are on sale now. This is the first time fans have been able to purchase individual day tickets to Kansas Speedway.
“This is a great opportunity for fans to come enjoy the great racing of [...]

Tue, 04/6/10 – 13:33 | Comments Off