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INDYCAR boss Mark Miles said Wednesday the “compelling” and “at times hard to watch” record-setting pack racing that unfolded during Saturday’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway largely was the result of aerodynamic happenstance.
“Clearly different tracks present different styles and getting the best setup is not an exact science,” Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., […]

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Minter: NASCAR Plods On With “Have At It, Boys”
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Unless there’s something going on behind the scenes that we don’t know about, NASCAR president Mike Helton has said “Have at it, boys” a lot louder than his VP Robin Pemberton said it back in January.
By only placing Carl Edwards on a three-race probation for intentionally wrecking Brad Keselowski at […]

Tue, 03/9/10 – 16:50 | 3 Comments
Edwards Put on Probation
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NASCAR president Mike Helton said Tuesday that Carl Edwards will not be suspended for the on-track incident involving Brad Keselowski during Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Helton said Edwards will be put on probation for the next three races.
“We take what Carl did as serious and are reacting to it accordingly,” Helton said.
In […]

Tue, 03/9/10 – 12:40 | 10 Comments
Woody: Edwards Just Honoring An Old Code
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Back at the start of the season, NASCAR told drivers to “have at it.”
So last Sunday at Atlanta Carl Edwards had at it.
In case you missed it (and it’s hard to do, because every TV station in the Western Hemisphere has been re-playing it non-stop) Edwards bumped Brad Keselowski and sent […]

Tue, 03/9/10 – 7:29 | 13 Comments
Minter: Drivers Need To Speak Up
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Hampton, Ga. – For the second time in less than a year, I’ve sat in a press box at a high-speed NASCAR track and watched a car be spun around, lift off the ground, turn upside down and slam into a retaining wall and catchfence.
At Talladega Superspeedway last year, it was Carl Edwards flying into […]

Mon, 03/8/10 – 14:02 | 12 Comments
Ingram: Saturday Night Becomes Sunday Afternoon
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Hampton, Ga. –  It might impugn the integrity of Saturday night short tracks to suggest events at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday seemed more minor league than major. But Carl Edwards’ single-minded pursuit of Brad Keselowski was reminiscent of a grudge match at the local […]

Mon, 03/8/10 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Ingram: Saturday Night Becomes Sunday Afternoon
Cup Notes: A Top Salvage Job
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Kevin Harvick salvaged his worst run of the young Sprint Cup season by finishing ninth in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500.
Harvick, who ran outside of the top 20 much of the day with an ill-handling car, made up a lot of ground by dodging a Turn 4 wreck […]

Mon, 03/8/10 – 6:49 | 2 Comments
Atlanta Wrap Up: Busch Thrills, Feud Sends Chills
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – Things got upside down and sideways in the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta before Kurt Busch finally won a race extended 16 laps by two green-white-checkered finishes.
Brad Keselowski got turned upside down by a payback from Carl Edwards with two laps left in regulation time and then […]

Sun, 03/7/10 – 19:42 | 2 Comments
Kurt Busch Wins A Wild One In Atlanta
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Kurt Busch repeated as winner of the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, but he had to survive a wild, two green/white/checkered-restart finish to do it.
The victory was the 21st for Busch, whose last previous victory came at Texas Motor Speedway – like Atlanta, a quadoval – last fall.
Busch took the lead […]

Sun, 03/7/10 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Wins A Wild One In Atlanta
Tebow ‘Steals’ Waltrip’s Car
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Fox Sports analyst Darrell Waltrip flew home from calling the recent race at Las Vegas to discover his car missing from the airport’s private parking lot.
Long story short: Tim Tebow, in town for a workout, had parked his car next to DW’s. In the dark lot, Tebow’s party […]

Sun, 03/7/10 – 11:09 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Atlanta
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Watching The Kobalt Tools 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Chat with him here live during the race as he blogs the action at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Sun, 03/7/10 – 9:19 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Atlanta