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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher was once viewed as an integral part of Roush Fenway Racing’s future, but that’s no longer the case now that he has signed a multi-year contract with JTG Daugherty Racing, it was announced Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Tad Geschickter, JTG’s co-owner, also said crew chief Trent Owens would remain paired […]

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Georgia Peaches Beginning To Ripen In NASCAR
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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When the University of Georgia football team opens the season in Atlanta on Labor Day weekend, the prospects of a great campaign might hinge on the play of a heralded, incoming freshman class billed as the “dream team.”
Motorsports in Georgia had its own version of a “dream team” about a decade earlier when three young drivers began their assault on […]

Wed, 07/6/11 – 8:51 | One Comment
IndyCar Back To Fontana, But Will Bernard Be Back To IndyCar?
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The INDYCAR Series has announced that it will return to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. in 2012.
But unless this year’s season-ending race is a Nielsen Ratings success, the man who negotiated the open-wheel series’ return to Auto Club may not be around to see the race as Randy Bernard, the chief executive officer of INDYCAR, […]

Tue, 07/5/11 – 10:58 | One Comment
Woody: There’s Smoke But Where’s The Fire?
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Tony Stewart has dug himself a deep hole in the point standings and the clock is ticking.
Stewart is 12th in the standings, with nine races remaining to set the field for the Chase for the Championship.
Following the 26th race on Sept. 10 at Richmond, only the top 10 in the standings […]

Tue, 07/5/11 – 8:07 | One Comment
Ben Spies Helping to Put America Back On MotoGP Map
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Texan Ben Spies had less than a week to savor his first career MotoGP victory, shuttling off from the podium at Assen, The Netherlands, to Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello for the Grand Prix of Italy.
Spies finished fourth Sunday on his Yamaha Factory Racing machine in Round 8 of 18 at […]

Mon, 07/4/11 – 13:44 | 2 Comments
Ragan, Logano Making Silly Season Progress?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Top Ten from Daytona:
1. Two drivers with big question marks over their heads came into the Sprint Cup race at Daytona and one came out with a victory – David Ragan – because he made all the right moves and had help from his Roush […]

Mon, 07/4/11 – 9:11 | Comments Off on Ragan, Logano Making Silly Season Progress?
Georgia Is On The Rise Again In NASCAR
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Now that the majority of the NASCAR teams are headquartered around Concord, N.C., and the new, official NASCAR Hall of Fame is in Charlotte, there’s a perception that NASCAR has its roots in the Carolinas.
But there are plenty of Georgians who beg to differ.
As writer and historian Brandon Reed pointed […]

Sun, 07/3/11 – 19:02 | One Comment
Pedley: Roush’s Faith In Youth Now Paying Off
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jack Roush is a results guy. He’s not in NASCAR for the money or the glamour. He’s certainly not in it to make friends.
His business decisions are built around improving results on the track and when a Roush Fenway Racing decision is not resulting in improvement – or even if […]

Sun, 07/3/11 – 11:53 | Comments Off on Pedley: Roush’s Faith In Youth Now Paying Off
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Jason Sides knew he wasn’t going to get very many shots to pass a strong race leader in 2010 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Champion Jason Meyers. The Clovis, Calif. native had been stout all weekend in Dodge City, Kan. and started the second night of the-two day show on the pole and led […]

Sun, 07/3/11 – 9:32 | Comments Off on Sides Gets Out Of Dodge A Winner
Ragan Delivers Victory In Coke 400 At Daytona
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David Ragan, with help from drafting pal and Roush Fenway Racing teammate Matt Kenseth, won the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory was the first of the season for Ragan. First of his career, even. It came in his 163rd start. It came at the place where he whiffed on […]

Sat, 07/2/11 – 21:41 | One Comment
Pedley: The 2001 400 Was Fix Free
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s first victory at Daytona International Speedway was unbelievable. Seriously. Literally. The circumstances of that victory were so bizarre that some in the garages, and many in the media and grandstands, thought the race was fixed.
They thought the fact that Earnhardt won the race on his first trip […]

Sat, 07/2/11 – 12:35 | 2 Comments