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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A decade or so ago, a newspaper colleague who was assigned to do a couple of racing stories for an upcoming special section, questioned one of assignments – to do a feature on then NASCAR team owner Robert Yates.
“Why,” the guy, who was the type of other-sport reporter whom stick-and-ball […]

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Harris: Survival Is Goal This Week
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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It’s Wild Card Week in NASCAR’s Chase for the Nextel Cup championship.
Talladega Superspeedway is always the biggest question mark among the 10 races in the stock car postseason. Anything can – and usually does – happen on the high-banked 2.66-mile oval; NASCAR’s longest oval.
Sunday’s race at Martinsville – NASCAR’s shortest […]

Tue, 10/26/10 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Harris: Survival Is Goal This Week
Woody: The Kahne Train Wreck Was Inevitable
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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In other sports it’s called “tampering” and it carries stiff penalties.
One team isn’t allowed to try to lure away a member of another team who is under contract, especially while the season is under way.
Maybe NASCAR needs to consider a similar rule in the wake of the turmoil created by Hendrick […]

Tue, 10/26/10 – 6:46 | 5 Comments
Pedley: Martinsville Sends Over-Heated Drivers To Talladega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The boys, it appears, are getting a bit testy.
Perhaps not a good thing heading to a race track where cars run at over 200 mph just inches apart and in cars that spend more time out of control than in – unless your a fan. But there they will be […]

Mon, 10/25/10 – 9:35 | One Comment
Ingram: Martinsville A Restorative For NASCAR
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
There was a time when every race weekend in NASCAR’s premier series had enough story lines to compose a saga, each driver’s career was like a novel in progress – including those struggling to get due credit like Regan Smith – and any conflict between […]

Mon, 10/25/10 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Ingram: Martinsville A Restorative For NASCAR
Hamlin Wins; The Chase Is On
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The Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship tightened up quite a bit on Sunday as Denny Hamlin won his third straight race at Martinsville, finished four spots ahead of point leader Jimmie Johnson and worked his way to within six points of Johnson in the standings.
It’s on, Hamlin, who had predicted his victory, said after […]

Sun, 10/24/10 – 15:58 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins; The Chase Is On
Race Day: Can Hamlin Short Circuit Jimmie?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship is getting a familiar feel to it. A Jimmie Johnson feel to it.
He is the points leader with five races to go and today, he races at a track where he has won five times in the last five years – Martinsville […]

Sun, 10/24/10 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Race Day: Can Hamlin Short Circuit Jimmie?
Keselowski Closes Gateway With A Victory
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Brad Keselowski passed Mike Bliss for the lead at the whitle flag and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 250 Nationwide Series race at Gateway International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the sixth of the season for Keselowski, who is the series’ points leader.
Bliss, driving a Kevin Harvick Inc. car, was second – […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Keselowski Closes Gateway With A Victory
Hornaday Wins Truck Race
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Ron Hornaday Jr. held off Kyle Busch on a green/white-checkered restart to win the Kroger 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the first ever for Hornaday at NASCAR’s shortest track. He got the victory in the first race with Butch Hylton as his crew chief.
Busch, who started from […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 14:14 | Comments Off on Hornaday Wins Truck Race
Q and A: Loomis Talks About RPM’s Future
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The future of Richard Petty Motorsports has been a hot topic around NASCAR.
Top driver Kasey Kahne parted company with the team this week. Team owners George and Foster Gillett are reported to be having financial problems.
There have been rumors that RPM is on the edge of closing its doors – […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 9:24 | Comments Off on Q and A: Loomis Talks About RPM’s Future
Busch Wants To Keep Truckin’
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch almost always drives like he’s racing for his life. For the foreseeable future, he just might be when it comes to the Camping World Truck Series.
Busch’s team, Kyle Busch Motorsports, is having sponsorship trouble. Big sponsorship trouble, immediate sponsorship trouble. Despite being able to win a series-best five […]

Sat, 10/23/10 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Busch Wants To Keep Truckin’