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Roush Fenway Racing announced that Darrell Wallace Jr. will drive the No. 6 Ford Mustang for the team in the NASCAR’s second-tier Xfinity Series next season.
The 21-year-old Wallace has posted five wins in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – where, a year ago, he drove at Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports – including four [...]

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George Is Out In Indy
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Tony George, the founder of the Indy Racing League, is now just a team owner in the open-wheel series.
The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and affiliated companies, including the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has received the resignation of George from the board of directors effective immediately, according to Mari Hulman George, chairman.
“As members of [...]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 15:34 | 2 Comments
Harris: Childress-Harvick Pairing Up In The Air
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – For a while last season, Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress were [...]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 15:25 | One Comment
Tour Notes: Darby Out As Cup Series Director
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

Concord, N.C. – Racintoday.com has confirmed that NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Director John Darby has been reassigned within [...]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 11:48 | One Comment
Reed Sorenson’s Career Takes A Step Back
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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For most of his 23 years, Reed Sorenson’s story was a textbook lesson on how to groom an aspiring young race driver and propel him to a ride in the elite Sprint Cup Series. But the latest chapter in his career, one in which he’s having to step back to [...]

Tue, 01/19/10 – 8:59 | 2 Comments
Spoilers To Be Tested At Texas On Tuesday
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Blade-running will go lap-after-lap with tire-testing beginning Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway.
NASCAR’s new rear spoiler blade package for the Sprint Cup Series’ Car of Tomorrow will get its first on-track test Tuesday and Wednesday on TMS’ 1.5-mile quadoval, track president Eddie Gossage confirmed Monday afternoon.
Gossage said [...]

Mon, 01/18/10 – 21:47 | 2 Comments
Tour Notes: CMS Downsizes
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

Concord, N.C. – Charlotte Motor Speedway has joined the ranks of NASCAR race tracks decreasing its seating capacity.
Speedway president [...]

Mon, 01/18/10 – 19:13 | One Comment
Harris: COT Change Has Teams Excited, Concerned
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Editor’s note: The annual NASCAR Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway is being held this week. RacinToday has a trio of writers on the Tour and will be reporting daily with opinions, features, news and notes.

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – NASCAR has often been accused of being too slow to react [...]

Mon, 01/18/10 – 18:49 | 2 Comments
Dollansky Keeps Winning Down Under
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Notes and Quotes from the World of Outlaws:
Craig Dollansky started 18th on Saturday at Bendigo Bank Arena in Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia and charged all the way to the front to pick up his second win of 2010 Down Under in the 30-lap main event. Lucas Wolfe, the 2008 World of Outlaws Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of [...]

Mon, 01/18/10 – 8:43 | Comments Off
Woody: Just Let ‘Em Race
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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No passing.
No bumping.
No rough racing.
No action.
No fans.
That’s the downhill direction NASCAR has been headed in recent years, especially on the asphalt monster called Talladega. First they painted a yellow line on the track and said nobody could pass there. Next they outlawed bump-drafting in certain areas of the track – the drivers weren’t exactly sure [...]

Mon, 01/18/10 – 7:52 | 5 Comments
Ingram: Will The Racing Get Better?
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
At one of the toughest times for motor racing series around the world, it bears asking why some series have continued to sustain their dominant status and others have continued to merely muddle along or in some cases have disappeared.
Exhibit A is NASCAR, where there’s enough [...]

Mon, 01/18/10 – 7:34 | 6 Comments