Fri, 9/10/15 – 7:17 | No Comment

Matt Kenseth won the pole for this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday afternoon.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver laid down a lap in 27.759 seconds (194.532 mph) for the first race in the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Kenseth was .198 seconds quicker than teammate Kyle Busch […]

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Woody: Keep Eye On The Tiger
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
“They were accessible, likable, knowable, conversant, as gracious in loss as they were in victory, and above all, amazingly helpful to those of us in the print lodge who covered them … they endured demands on their time, but they handled it courteously, often with ease and enjoyment.”
A lot of […]

Wed, 03/17/10 – 7:23 | 2 Comments
Woody: Enough Of The Gripes Of Wrath, Already
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Judging from all the media hissing and moaning, Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski should be ashamed of themselves, whaling away on each other and disturbing NASCAR’s nap-time.
Yeah, Keselowski took a wild ride at Atlanta. So?
Wild rides are what stock car racing is all about. Or at least it used to be, […]

Wed, 03/17/10 – 6:46 | 10 Comments

SONOMA, Calif. — Race fans can secure the perfect all-access pass at Infineon Raceway for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend with the popular Platinum Pass.
The Platinum Pass features a weekend reserved ticket to the races, which take place Father’s Day weekend, June 18-20, as well as a Pre-Race Pit & Track […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 18:37 | One Comment

CONCORD, N.C. – Fans will have the opportunity to see their favorite drivers in action at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time in 2010 during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series testing March 23-24. The test will be held for the new spoiler that will soon replace the rear wing on the current Sprint Cup Series […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Charlotte Motor Speedway Opens Test To Fans
Spoilers, Speed Rule The Day At Talladega
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
After a morning of testing in his Sprint Cup car at Talladega Superspeedway Tuesday, Jeff Gordon had an answer for those wanting to know if replacing rear wings with vertical blade spoilers was going to improve racing in the series.
It was an unsatisfying answer but a frank one: Check back […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 18:35 | 2 Comments

CONCORD, N.C. – O’Reilly Auto Parts and zMAXDragway are revving up the savings for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, March 25-28. Fans can save eight dollars on $45 tickets for Saturday and Sunday, resulting in a final purchase price of $37 per ticket.
The offer is available now through the event, at participating O’Reilly Auto Parts stores […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 18:32 | Comments Off on O’Reilly Auto Parts Revs Up the Savings
Harris: Talk About Speedy Recovery
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Last August, Will Power lay in a hospital bed wondering what would become of his racing career.
Power broke two vertebrae in his lower back and sustained a concussion in a crash during a practice session for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma a few days earlier.
It was a tremendous setback for the Australian, and not […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 6:47 | Comments Off on Harris: Talk About Speedy Recovery
Texas ‘Has At It’ With Edwards Vs. Keselowski Ads
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Eddie Gossage says his use of the controversial wreck involving Sprint Cup antagonists Carl Edwards and an airborne Brad Keselowski as an advertising tool at Texas Motor Speedway is the residue of NASCAR’s “Have at it, boys” philosophy – and a staple of Promotion 101.
Gossage, the […]

Tue, 03/16/10 – 6:25 | One Comment
Biofuel OK’d For Use In ALMS
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
An isobutanol blend of BP has been approved for official use in the American Le Mans Series, where the Dyson Racing team intends to campaign the season while competing for the LMP championship in a Lola-Mazda using the biofuel.
The racing application is in advance of plans by BP and DuPont […]

Mon, 03/15/10 – 18:34 | Comments Off on Biofuel OK’d For Use In ALMS
Woody: Old Promoters Fading Away
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
He was known as “Uncle Bob” – part carnival barker, part used-car salesman – and man could he put on a show.
Awhile back I came across a wonderful tribute to the late Bob Harmon written by Mike Bell on It brought back a lot of great memories about Harmon […]

Mon, 03/15/10 – 8:40 | 2 Comments