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“Fast” Jack Beckman emerged as last man standing in pursuit of sweeping the NHRA’s 2015 Western Swing Sunday, when he polished-off a near-perfect weekend with a Funny Car victory in the 28th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
Beckman trailered Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tommy Johnson Jr. in the final at Sonoma Raceway to keep alive his bid […]

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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
Saldana Gets First Victory
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Joe Saldana got his first World of Outlaws victory of the season on Saturday night at Groppetti Automotive Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif.
He earned $10,000 in the 35-lap contest aboard the Budweiser Maxim. It was the 60th A-Feature triumph of his career with the World of Outlaws.
“It was a great effort by my team,” said […]

Sun, 03/7/10 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Saldana Gets First Victory
Race Day: The Chase To Stop Jimmie Begins Early
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It’s begun early this spring. Not the sprouting of flowers or the rising of gas prices. Rather, something more gloomy and depressing if you happen to be a NASCAR driver with hopes of winning the Sprint Cup championship.
This spring, Jimmie Johnson has heated up before the daytime temperatures in Georgia. […]

Sun, 03/7/10 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Race Day: The Chase To Stop Jimmie Begins Early