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HAMPTON, Ga. – On the high banks of the Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday night Tony Stewart showed flashes of the form that led him to three Sprint Cup championships. It was his first competition since the tragic sprint car race three weeks earlier where Kevin Ward, Jr. was killed.
But Stewart, who needed a victory to [...]

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Woody: Is NASCAR In Need Of A Trust Buster?
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Let’s see if I’ve got this straight:
Evernham Motorsports merged with Gillett Motorsports, which merged with Petty Enterprises which merged with Yates Racing.
Previously Ginn Racing merged with Dale Earnhardt Inc., which merged with Ganassi Racing which had absorbed Sabatas Racing.
Used to be you couldn’t tell the drivers without a program. Today [...]

Tue, 09/15/09 – 6:50 | 5 Comments
Woody: Deck The Hall With A Lot More Names
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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It’s not too late. NASCAR still has time to change its mind and increase the number of inductees in the inaugural class when its new Hall of Fame opens next spring.
If it can change the racing rules in mid-season it can certainly change the number of Hall of Fame inductees.
But so [...]

Tue, 09/15/09 – 6:30 | 3 Comments
Monday Morning Crew Chief: Old Not In Way In The Chase
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
A different former Washington Redskin football coach came to mind at Richmond after Denny Hamlin won the race in the Toyota of car owner Joe Gibbs, the three-time Super Bowl winner with the Redskins. It was the affable but intense George Allen who coined the [...]

Mon, 09/14/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
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Tickets for the 2010 Indianapolis 500, scheduled for Sunday, May 30 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, are on sale now.
Fans have three methods to purchase tickets, as Race Day ticket prices start at just $20:
• Online: Visit the Tickets section of www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com.
• Phone: Call the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700, or (800) 822-INDY outside [...]

Mon, 09/14/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Hamlin Wins Richmond, Vickers Powers Into Chase
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Denny Hamlin won Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway but that was just a small part of the story Saturday night.
The field for the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship was set by the final results of the race and the major stories in that were:
* Kyle Busch, winner of four races this [...]

Sun, 09/13/09 – 8:44 | Comments Off
Big Lap Earns Saldana $50K
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Joey Saldana led just the final lap on Saturday night in the finale of the 56th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif., but that netted him a thrilling $50,000 victory over Jason Sides.
Saldana ran second for the first 39 laps of the 40-lap race and used lapped traffic [...]

Sun, 09/13/09 – 8:02 | One Comment
Pedley: Time For One More Teeny Tweak
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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If it’s not a unanimous opinion that the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship is a wonderful thing, then it is at least a very strong consensus. It is doing everything it is supposed to do as it adds excitement to a sport that tends to get lost when football [...]

Sun, 09/13/09 – 8:00 | 16 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Recap
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Denny Hamlin went to Richmond International Raceway’s Victory Lane, but Brian Vickers was the big winner as the final driver to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Hear from both drivers and get the Chase standings, which are seeded by wins in the first 26 races.

Sun, 09/13/09 – 5:00 | Comments Off
Sturbin: Richmond Will Be All About Kyle Busch
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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If Kyle Busch fails to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup cut this weekend, it won’t solely be because of one sorry Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. Or even that so-so 13th-place finish the previous Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
“It’s more of the season that we’ve had [...]

Sat, 09/12/09 – 17:26 | 2 Comments
Skinner Wins Wild One At Gateway
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Mike Skinner not only survived, but won the crash-filled Copart 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill. on Saturday.
Skinner got the victory by holding off Johnny Sauter on a green-white-checkered restart.
With less than 10 laps to go, Todd Bodine attempted to block Matt Crafton but instead was sent spinning [...]

Sat, 09/12/09 – 17:20 | Comments Off