Thu, 1/10/15 – 14:59 | No Comment

Kevin Harvick, who has suffered back-to-back lousy finishes in the first round of the 16-driver, 10-race, elimination-format Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship this year, was the guest on NASCAR’s weekly media teleconference.
Harvick, who crashed in the first Chase race and ran out of fuel with three laps to go in the second, left the […]

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Cup Notes: A Top Salvage Job
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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
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
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
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
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
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
Harvick Takes Care Of Business Against Busch
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Hampton, Ga. – For some time now, there’s been debate about whether the burgeoning business side of NASCAR negatively impacts the sporting side.
Saturday’s E-Z-GO 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway showed that the business side can actually make for a better show on the race track.
Kevin Harvick […]

Sun, 03/7/10 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Harvick Takes Care Of Business Against Busch
Pruett Drives Ganassi To Miami Win
Scott Pruett held off a late charge by David Donohue to win Saturday’s Grand Prix of Miami, Round 2 of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16.
Pruett and co-driver Memo Rojas scored their second victory in three years at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing […]

Sun, 03/7/10 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Pruett Drives Ganassi To Miami Win
Minter: It Was a Madhouse Out There
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Hampton, Ga. – There are always a few images that stick with you after a weekend at the races.
One that is enduring from Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway is of Modified driver Tim Brown walking back and forth from the makeshift Modified pits behind Turn One to the Sprint Cup garage on the Turn Four […]

Sat, 03/6/10 – 17:30 | Comments Off on Minter: It Was a Madhouse Out There