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Rookie Chase Elliott drove to the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.
It was the Hendrick Motorsports drivers second pole of the season – the other coming at Daytona for the season-opening 500.
“This is definitely a special place,” Elliott said. “It’s cool to get it done today. This is a […]

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Woody: Caution Free, Action Free
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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At one point during the record 201 caution-free laps of (ahem) racing last Sunday at New Hampshire Speedway I flipped off the TV (mechanically speaking) and went outdoors.
I watched the grass grow for awhile. Then I found some paint and watched it dry. Both were considerably more entertaining than what […]

Tue, 06/29/10 – 9:11 | 5 Comments
Minter: NASCAR in Need of American Idols
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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In racing, or anywhere else for that matter, money talks and everything else walks. It’s why a driver has to have a pocket full of money behind him to get a ride in one of the elite NASCAR divisions, and why there are start-and-park teams in Sprint Cup, Nationwide and […]

Tue, 06/29/10 – 7:25 | 4 Comments
Woody: Busch So Good It’s Scary
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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It may be time to restore the name of NASCAR’s second-tier division to the Busch Series.
Or, better yet, the Kyle Busch Series.
The young Vegas hot-shoe continued his rampage through the Nationwide Series record book with another dominating victory last Saturday at New Hampshire.
Another win, another record. Just another day at […]

Mon, 06/28/10 – 11:36 | 3 Comments
Ingram: Polite Palaver After Sonoma Shock
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Is it me, or are we kidding ourselves about where the current era of contact without penalty is headed for NASCAR’s signature series?
In Turn 3 at Loudon on Sunday, it was not exactly Dale Earnhardt Sr. versus Darrell Waltrip in Turn 3 at Richmond in […]

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Cup Notes: More Pain for Kahne
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Loudon, N.H. – Kasey Kahne did his best to shrug off his latest setback in his effort to make the 12-man field for NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
The Richard Petty Motorsports driver was the class of the field in the first half of Sunday’s Lenox 301 at New […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 18:25 | One Comment
Anderson Caps Dream Weekend
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Former champion Greg Anderson raced to his first Pro Stock victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.
Larry Dixon, Tim Wilkerson and Matt Smith also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
In winning the […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 17:42 | 3 Comments
Mad as Hell Johnson Bumps, Runs to Victory
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Loudon, N.H. – Jimmie Johnson saw the red mist Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after Kurt Busch bumped him out of the lead with seven laps to go in the Lenox 301.
Enough is enough.
The four-time reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, often criticized for being bland and way too nice, […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 15:06 | One Comment
IndyCar Bound For New Hampshire
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Loudon, N.H. – Part of the excitement about Sunday’s announcement that the IZOD IndyCar Series will return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2011 is the memory of perhaps the greatest race in American open-wheel history.
In 1993, what was then the CART series, put on a show that still brings […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 12:19 | 2 Comments
Race Day: Is Race To The Chase A Real Deal?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Today’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 marks the beginning of the so-called Race to the Chase for the Sprint Cup Series.
And while this 10-race stretch which leads up to the real, actual Chase playoff is more marketing ploy than real, actual event (It’s kind of like what Boss’s Day is to […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 8:39 | One Comment
NASCAR Could Be Headed For Rougher Times
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Loudon, N.H. – Kurt Busch drew a big laugh Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway when he referred to Jeff Gordon as “Bulldozer.’’
Busch went on to say there are a lot of people in the garage area who want to talk with Gordon after his uncharacteristic demolition derby style of racing during last week’s race […]

Sun, 06/27/10 – 8:23 | 2 Comments