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The first winner of the Brickyard 400 became the Sprint Cup race’s latest winner when Jeff Gordon pulled away over the final 17 laps to collect one of most coveted trophies the series offers.
Gordon’s victory was his fifth in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway event ,with his first coming 21 years ago in the 1994 debut [...]

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Morning Memo: Danica Ready To Bring It?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
Back during the days when the only thing I used glasses for was drinking domestic beer, I absolutely loved Formula One. Loved every noun-related aspect of it; it’s people, places and things.
But about the time I began to use glasses in order [...]

Wed, 10/7/09 – 9:00 | 4 Comments
Minter: Mistakes Mean One And Done in Chase
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Some random observations heading into Week Four of the 2009 Chase for the Sprint Cup:
The old saying that one bad apple doesn’t spoil the whole bunch may be true for fruit, but it’s not the case when it comes to drivers in the Chase. Just ask Brian Vickers and Kasey [...]

Tue, 10/6/09 – 15:00 | One Comment
Monday Morning Crew Chief: JPM Stirring Things Up Again
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Juan Pablo Montoya can be either princely or prickly, depending on the mercurial driver’s mood. He’s been more regal of late, after the Earnhardt Ganassi Racing team’s advancement into the Chase and the ongoing stellar performance in the first three races of the “post season.”
The [...]

Mon, 10/5/09 – 18:15 | 2 Comments
Arend Gives Kalitta A Big Victory
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Jeff Arend scored an emotional win in Funny Car, and Morgan Lucas, Jason Line, and Michael Phillips boosted their championship hopes with victories at the rain-delayed conclusion to the 22nd annual O’Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park.
Arend, who was named the successor to the late Scott Kalitta at midseason 2008, [...]

Mon, 10/5/09 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Pedley: Drama Survives A Weekend In Kansas
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – At mid afternoon on Sunday, it was all turning into a droner. The race, the season and the mood. It was not what the full house at Kansas Speedway wanted and it was certainly not what NASCAR and ESPN wanted. Drama was headed for the airport.
But [...]

Mon, 10/5/09 – 15:00 | Comments Off
Stewart Wins: It’s A Case Of Smoke And Tires At Kansas
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Tony Stewart did not need to be reminded during the week leading up to Sunday’s Sprint Cup race Kansas Speedway that he and his team were in a bit of a slump. Plain and simple, he wasn’t crazy about being reminded that he’d had just one [...]

Mon, 10/5/09 – 7:30 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Chase Race 3 Kansas Recap
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Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart held off four-time champ Jeff Gordon for his second Kansas Speedway win. Both drivers moved up a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings while Mark Martin extended his lead over Jimmie Johnson.

Sun, 10/4/09 – 18:00 | Comments Off
NASCAR Notes: Two-Tired Biffle Slips at Kansas
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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Kansas City, Kan. – In his post race press conference, Greg Biffle joked that he should have given crew chief Greg Erwin the one-finger salute as he pulled into his pit stall for his final stop of the Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Instead, Biffle showed Erwin four fingers as [...]

Sun, 10/4/09 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Race Day: There Are 1.5 Reasons Why Kansas Is Important
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Today’s Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway is the third of the 2009 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, but it’s the first at the type of track which is the most prevalent in the 10-race playoff. Kansas Speedway is an intermediate.
It’s 1.5 miles around and [...]

Sun, 10/4/09 – 10:23 | One Comment
Greg Anderson Looking For Lip-Raising Runs In Memphis
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Self-inflicted wounds to his confidence and left wrist have accompanied Greg Anderson to Memphis Motorsports Park, where NHRA Pro Stock points-leader Mike Edwards remains squarely in Greg’s grille.
And Greg’s head.
Anderson’s victory over former Funny Car driver Johnny Gray in the final of the 24th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA [...]

Sun, 10/4/09 – 7:50 | Comments Off