Thu, 19/04/18 – 7:42 | No Comment

Those of us fortunate (and now old) enough to have experienced the original “Muscle Car Street Wars” of the mid-1960s to mid-1970s might recall these lyrics from a 1968 Ford Mustang TV commercial:
Only Mustang makes it happen, only Mustang makes life great
Mustang moves you, Mustang grooves you
Mustang, Mustang ’68.
Only Mustang makes it happen, let it […]

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Ingram: Yanks At Le Mans – They Keep On Coming
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Michael Waltrip is headed for his first Le Mans 24-hour in June, but already has a leg up after spending an Easter Sunday testing at the famed French race course. For those who have never been before – and these days no NASCAR driver has time […]

Mon, 04/25/11 – 9:12 | 2 Comments
Audi R18 Beats Peugeot At Le Mans Test Day
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
In the first head-to-head meeting of Peugeot’s 908 and Audi’s R18, the Audis were consistently faster during the test day at the Le Mans 24-hour circuit. Tom Kristensen was quickest over-all with a lap of 3:27.687. Stephane Sarrazin posted the best time for Peugeot Sport Total and third quickest over-all […]

Sun, 04/24/11 – 18:43 | Comments Off on Audi R18 Beats Peugeot At Le Mans Test Day
New ‘Go Canada’ Nationwide Team Is On The Go
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Nashville, Tenn. – Go Canada Racing, a new NASCAR team owned by a Canadian businessman and based in Nashville, made its debut in Saturday’s Nationwide race at Nashville Superspeedway and announced big plans for the future.
Team owner Steve Meehan said his plan is to run “about’’ 10 Nationwide races and two […]

Sun, 04/24/11 – 7:07 | 2 Comments
Edwards Brushes Busch Aside To Win Nashville
Carl Edwards ended a six-race tumble at Nashville Superspeedway on Saturday when he won the Nashville 300 Nationwide Series race.
Edwards pushed past Kyle Busch as they fought for the lead with 35 laps to go. They exchanged the lead a couple times but Edwards finally got ahead and stayed ahead to kill Busch’s hopes for […]

Sat, 04/23/11 – 18:03 | One Comment
Another Class, Another Debate For Hall Of Fame
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With the announcement of the latest five nominees to the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte comes the renewal of the debate over the wisdom of inducting just five people each year.
Much of the focus the past couple of years has been on who gets left out, focus that instead should be on the ones […]

Sat, 04/23/11 – 7:46 | 4 Comments
Busch Doesn’t Miss A Beat In Nashville

Kyle Busch dominated and won Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. He led all but 10 laps.
The only time Busch’s victory was threatened was late in the race when he was passed by Ron Hornaday Jr. on a restart with nine laps to go.
Busch appeared to be ready to re-take the […]

Fri, 04/22/11 – 21:04 | Comments Off on Busch Doesn’t Miss A Beat In Nashville
Johnson Gets DOTY Hardware
Jimmie Johnson was presented with the 2010 Driver of the Year Award trophy last week during ceremonies at the International Hall of Fame dinner in Talladega, Ala.
Johnson, who in 2010 won his fifth straight Sprint Cup championship, was presented with the trophy and a Tissot watch by Driver of the Year Foundation president Barry Schmoyer.
The […]

Fri, 04/22/11 – 16:15 | Comments Off on Johnson Gets DOTY Hardware
Force Survives Texas, Lives To Talk About It
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Drag racing icon John Force said he felt “out of place” but certainly not out of words on the night he was honored as the 13th and latest inductee into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame.
“I’m really struggling with this,” Force said before the formal presentation […]

Fri, 04/22/11 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Force Survives Texas, Lives To Talk About It
Wiser Allgaier Speeding Back Toward Bright Future
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Forget shades. A year ago, Justin Allgaier’s future was so bright he had to wear a welder’s helmet.
In 2009, Driving a Penske Racing Nationwide Series car, he was piling up top-10 finishes but fast. He would end the season ranked sixth and points and was named rookie of the year.
2010 […]

Thu, 04/21/11 – 9:55 | Comments Off on Wiser Allgaier Speeding Back Toward Bright Future
Pedley: A Debate Club Meeting, NASCAR Style
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We’ve all seen replays of the finish of the Sprint Cup race at Talladega like, what, 23 times now. And a great finish it is.
Eight top drivers and eight great storylines running four-wide across wonderful old Talladega flogging their cars and the cars next to them as they head for the finish line Ben-Hur style.
Then, […]

Thu, 04/21/11 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Pedley: A Debate Club Meeting, NASCAR Style