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Joey Logano took advantage of a bout of fender-bending at the front of the field on the final lap to win Sunday’s weather-delayed NASCAR Clash exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.
Logano blew past front-runners Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski – who made contact while fighting for the lead – on that final lap and cruised […]

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Hamlin Wins; The Chase Is On
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The Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship tightened up quite a bit on Sunday as Denny Hamlin won his third straight race at Martinsville, finished four spots ahead of point leader Jimmie Johnson and worked his way to within six points of Johnson in the standings.
It’s on, Hamlin, who had predicted his victory, said after […]

Sun, 10/24/10 – 15:58 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins; The Chase Is On
Race Day: Can Hamlin Short Circuit Jimmie?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship is getting a familiar feel to it. A Jimmie Johnson feel to it.
He is the points leader with five races to go and today, he races at a track where he has won five times in the last five years – Martinsville […]

Sun, 10/24/10 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Race Day: Can Hamlin Short Circuit Jimmie?
Keselowski Closes Gateway With A Victory
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Brad Keselowski passed Mike Bliss for the lead at the whitle flag and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 250 Nationwide Series race at Gateway International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the sixth of the season for Keselowski, who is the series’ points leader.
Bliss, driving a Kevin Harvick Inc. car, was second – […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Keselowski Closes Gateway With A Victory
Hornaday Wins Truck Race
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Ron Hornaday Jr. held off Kyle Busch on a green/white-checkered restart to win the Kroger 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the first ever for Hornaday at NASCAR’s shortest track. He got the victory in the first race with Butch Hylton as his crew chief.
Busch, who started from […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 14:14 | Comments Off on Hornaday Wins Truck Race
Q and A: Loomis Talks About RPM’s Future
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The future of Richard Petty Motorsports has been a hot topic around NASCAR.
Top driver Kasey Kahne parted company with the team this week. Team owners George and Foster Gillett are reported to be having financial problems.
There have been rumors that RPM is on the edge of closing its doors – […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 9:24 | Comments Off on Q and A: Loomis Talks About RPM’s Future
Busch Wants To Keep Truckin’
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch almost always drives like he’s racing for his life. For the foreseeable future, he just might be when it comes to the Camping World Truck Series.
Busch’s team, Kyle Busch Motorsports, is having sponsorship trouble. Big sponsorship trouble, immediate sponsorship trouble. Despite being able to win a series-best five […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Busch Wants To Keep Truckin’
Hood: Numbers Add Up To Trouble
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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NASCAR received a bit of good news earlier this week when it was revealed that the television audience for ABC’s coverage of Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway was off just six percent compared to viewership of the same event a year ago.
But this comes on the heels of the first four races in […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 7:33 | 3 Comments
Pedley: Farewell, Little Track That Couldn’t
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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I thought the parking attendant guy had directed me to major trouble the first time I attended an event at Gateway International Raceway. T-bone trouble. I thought that as I inched my way through the cross-over and across backstretch and could see cars coming out of Turn 2.
But that’s Gateway. […]

Fri, 10/22/10 – 19:40 | 2 Comments
Kyle Busch On Trucks Pole
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Kyle Busch won the pole Friday for Saturday’s Kroger 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
For the first time in a NASCAR major-series event, four women will be in the starting lineup. Johanna Long qualified 17th, and Jennifer Jo Cobb was 36th. Twin sisters Angela Cope (33rd) and Amber Cope (35th) also qualified.
“I […]

Fri, 10/22/10 – 17:18 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch On Trucks Pole
Hamlin Rolls To The Pole At Martinsville
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Denny Hamlin got off to a fast start to his weekend Friday afternoon as he won pole for Sunday’s Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Hamlin, second in points to Jimmie Johnson halfway through the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, laid down a fast lap at 97.018 mph.
The pole for Hamlin, who is […]

Fri, 10/22/10 – 15:21 | Comments Off on Hamlin Rolls To The Pole At Martinsville