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NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]

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Minter: Smoldering Issues Flare Anew After Pocono
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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The events of the past week on the NASCAR circuit show among other things, just how many difficult issues are being faced not only by NASCAR officials and track owners but also by the members of the ever-shrinking media corps and fans themselves
When word of NASCAR’s decision to fine drivers […]

Mon, 08/2/10 – 9:28 | 3 Comments
Ingram: Biffle Drives Away, Sadler Walks Away
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
It’s not often that a 500-mile race at Pocono answers a lot of important questions about the Sprint Cup, but that’s what happened on Sunday.
Has the Roush Fenway Racing team been behind because of both horsepower and handling issues? Greg Biffle’s team answered the first question […]

Mon, 08/2/10 – 6:47 | Comments Off on Ingram: Biffle Drives Away, Sadler Walks Away
Biffle Is ‘Two’ Fast For The Field; Wins At Pocono
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Greg Biffle used a two-tire pit stop during the final pit stop of the day to get the lead and then the win in the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway Sunday afternoon.
Tony Stewart finished second and Carl Edwards – Biffle’s Roush Fenway Racing teammate – was third.”This […]

Sun, 08/1/10 – 17:27 | Comments Off on Biffle Is ‘Two’ Fast For The Field; Wins At Pocono
Race Day: Gentlemen, Start Your Momentum
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The Sprint Cup teams and drivers are racing at Pocono Raceway today. But stashed somewhere in the backs of their minds will be the upcoming race at New Hampshie because all who still have realistic hopes for the championship will need to be in 12th-place or better when that race […]

Sun, 08/1/10 – 8:38 | Comments Off on Race Day: Gentlemen, Start Your Momentum
Kyle Busch Becomes The King Of Corn Country
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Kyle Busch passed Kevin Harvick for the lead with 24 laps to go and went on to win the U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night.
Busch led 183 of the first 250 laps but surrendered the lead to Harvick on a pit stop with about 50 laps to go. Havrick […]

Sat, 07/31/10 – 21:17 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Becomes The King Of Corn Country
Iowa Interested In Second Nationwide Date
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Newton, Iowa – Iowa Speedway has not formally requested a second Nationwide Series date in 2011.
But officials at the 7/8-mile oval that plays host to the second annual U.S. Cellular 250 tonight in front of a sold out crowd will gladly listen if NASCAR is willing to offer.
“We’re confident we’ll […]

Sat, 07/31/10 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Iowa Interested In Second Nationwide Date
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Jason Sides dominated the World of Outlaws race at Ohsweken Speedway in Canada to get his his third win in four starts at the track.
For Sides, the $10,000 triumph was his fourth World of Outlaws A-Feature win of the season which is a career-high. He won in the series debut at Ohsweken in 2007 and […]

Sat, 07/31/10 – 10:44 | Comments Off on Sides Thrives At Ohsweken
Racin’ News Today: Sadler Gets His First Truck Victory
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In racin’ news today:
Elliott Sadler held off Kasey Kahne after the second of two green-white-checkered restarts to win the Pocono Mountains 125 Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon.
The victory was Sadler’s first in the truck series.
Kahne finished second and Matt Crafton was third.
Sadler has now won races in all three of […]

Sat, 07/31/10 – 10:28 | Comments Off on Racin’ News Today: Sadler Gets His First Truck Victory
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HAMPTON, Ga.  – Atlanta Motor Speedway has increased its list of fan-friendly hotels to 35 local partner hotels for the track’s Labor Day NASCAR night racing weekend.
Each partner facility guarantees a room rate of $120 or less without requiring a mutli-night stay during the Sept. 3-5 weekend. Because many hotels have limited availability for the […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 21:10 | Comments Off on Atlanta Motor Speedway Partners with 35 Fan-Friendly Hotels
Stewart Powers To Pocono Pole
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Tony Stewart won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway with a qualifying lap at 171.393 mph on Friday.
The pole for the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, was Stewart’s second of the season 12th of his career. Stewart, a two-time series champion, is looking for his first victory of 2010.
“Well, we’ve been […]

Fri, 07/30/10 – 16:23 | Comments Off on Stewart Powers To Pocono Pole