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On Thursday morning, Jeff Gordon announced to his Hendrick Motorsports team that 2015 would be the last year that he competed full time in the Sprint Cup Series.
Thursday afternoon, the 43-year-old driver held a teleconference with the media to explain his decision and to take question about it.
Gordon, a four-time Cup champion and the winner [...]

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No Looking Back: Andretti Eyes The Big Two Of 500s
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Nobody ever bridged the gap between Indy car racing and NASCAR the way John Andretti did in 1994 when he become the first driver to compete at the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte on the same day.
For a second straight year, Andretti will again divide his time between the Indy 500 and [...]

Tue, 01/12/10 – 15:36 | Comments Off
Woody: Sounding A Sour Note In Nashville
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – The record cold spell that hit Nashville last week was interrupted by a blast of hot air from Kyle Petty.
Petty, a driver-turned-TV commentator, was among the lineup of luminaries at the annual Sound & Speed Fan Festival, and he stole the headlines with a swipe at Danica Patrick.
Kyle [...]

Tue, 01/12/10 – 7:57 | 16 Comments
NASCAR May Re-Introduce The Car Of Tomorrow
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It appears that those in the garages, grandstands and media who have been waging a war of words against the Car of Tomorrow could be on the verge extracting a conditional surrender from NASCAR.
Ramsey Poston, managing director of corporate communications for NASCAR, said Monday that rear-deck wings could be removed from Sprint cars early this [...]

Mon, 01/11/10 – 13:46 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Winter Chill Slams Racing
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
There are some things I’ll miss in the coming NASCAR season, but January testing at Daytona is not one of them.
Testing at Daytona in the dead of winter is a lot like qualifying for 500-mile races. It has more to do with publicity than with racing. How absurd to spend [...]

Mon, 01/11/10 – 8:11 | Comments Off
Logano Sleighs Competition
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NASCAR driver Joey Logano found himself on a slippery slope over the weekend and loving it.
Logano won the Fifth Annual Lucas Oil Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge presented by Whelen Engineering Sunday in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Logano got the victory when he defeated Melanie Troxel from the NHRA in Sunday’s Race 2 finals, which pitted the [...]

Mon, 01/11/10 – 7:44 | Comments Off
Ragan Warms Up By Warming Up Fans in Georgia
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Braselton, Ga. – With the remnants of snowfall serving as a backdrop, two participants from the 2005 Roush Racing Gong Show headlined Sunday’s 100 lap Late Model race at Lanier National Speedway.
On a day when the temperature struggled to reach 32 degrees, Sprint Cup driver David Ragan and short track ace [...]

Sun, 01/10/10 – 21:44 | Comments Off
Angelelli Roars Loudest Sunday
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Max Angelelli and Martin Ragginger led their respective classes Sunday at Daytona International Speedway in the final day of the Roar Before The Rolex 24; a three-day practice session leading up to the Jan. 30-31 running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Angelelli ran a lap of 1:40.888 (127.032 mph) in the No. 10 SunTrust Ford [...]

Sun, 01/10/10 – 18:30 | Comments Off
Harris: A Little Day Dream Believin’
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Ah, the dawn of a fresh new year. A clean slate to be written on.
If we do some serious day dreaming maybe we can come up with some scenarios 
that would make 2010 a very memorable and interesting year in NASCAR and IndyCar:
* Danica Patrick, the subject of intense scrutiny, [...]

Sun, 01/10/10 – 11:02 | 4 Comments
The Hendrick Bar Will Remain High In 2010
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Greg Biffle says chasing Rich Hendrick’s record-breaking stable of rocket-men “can get very frustrating, but at the same time it’s very challenging.”
“You have to give Mr. H (Hendrick) and all of his people a lot of credit; they’ve worked hard, they’re a class act and they’ve done a great job,” Biffle said Saturday [...]

Sun, 01/10/10 – 10:02 | Comments Off
Snow Ties Up Traffic In Daytona
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Cold temperatures and a mix of light snow, freezing rain, sleet and patches of ice, dampened the morning practice sessions for the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge series at Daytona International Speedway Saturday.
But driver and teams were able to get onto the [...]

Sun, 01/10/10 – 7:46 | Comments Off