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FORT WORTH, Texas – Brad Keselowski will continue his pursuit of a second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with team-owner Roger Penske’s blessing to be his own Bad Self.
Keselowski qualified for the eight-driver Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a dramatic victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Needing a [...]

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Harris: Martin Still Has The Drive And Now He Has The Ride
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By Mike Harris | Senior Correspondent
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Mark Martin doesn’t expect to win races.
Each time he does, the pessimism and humility seem to pour out of the diminutive driver.
“I’d better enjoy this one because it might be the last time I win one,’’ he’ll say.
Or: “I got lucky this time, but you can’t always have that kind of [...]

Wed, 09/23/09 – 10:48 | One Comment
NASCAR Unveils Testing Policy for 2010
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NASCAR announced today its 2010 testing policy for its three national and two regional touring series.
The policy will again prohibit testing at tracks which host NASCAR national series events, by teams in the following series: NASCAR Sprint Cup; NASCAR Nationwide; NASCAR Camping World Truck; NASCAR Camping World East; and NASCAR Camping World West.
In 2010, however, [...]

Wed, 09/23/09 – 10:45 | One Comment
Morning Memo: Wolfe Not Sheepish About Ponies
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the old Wednesday Morning Memo today:
Brian Wolfe often wears a suit, but he is not what is often derisively referred to as “a suit”. The head of Ford’s racing operation, Wolfe has no problem with speaking directly to issues and offering his and Ford’s opinions. The [...]

Wed, 09/23/09 – 9:45 | Comments Off
Woody: A Goose-Egg Champion? It’s A Possibility
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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NASCAR has never had a winless champion, although it has come close a couple of times. Benny Parsons (1973) and Matt Kenseth (2003) both were one-win wonders.
But there’s never been a goose-egg champion.
Could this be the year?
Of the 12 drivers in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, four have not won [...]

Tue, 09/22/09 – 17:13 | Comments Off
NASCAR Penalizes Busch, JGR Reponds
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NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 18 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of a rule infraction found last Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The No. 18, which is driven by Kyle Busch, was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); [...]

Tue, 09/22/09 – 17:00 | 2 Comments
Mike Edwards Shows He Can Seal The Deal
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Concord, N.C. – In auto racing, mea culpas have pretty much given way to somebodyelsea culpas. Especially when it comes to drivers. The only problems they have these days tend to be those created by others.
Then there was Pro Stock driver Mike Edwards. He of the U-shaped pointing finger. Justly [...]

Tue, 09/22/09 – 9:30 | Comments Off
Woody: Montoya Brings Passion To The Chase
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Twelve Supermen dashed into the phone booth Sunday at New Hampshire and 11 emerged as Clark Kent.
The Chase for the Sprint Cup kicked off with a promise of passion, drama and fireworks and something seemed to be missing.
Namely, passion, drama and fireworks.
From my vantage point – the admittedly-removed seclusion of [...]

Tue, 09/22/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Martin Kicks Off Chase With A Victory In Loudon
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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Mark Martin may want to give Denny Hamlin a big thank you.
Hamlin got alongside Juan Pablo Montoya for second on the next to last lap, allowing Martin to pull away and win the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire.
Martin took the outside lane on the final restart with three laps to [...]

Mon, 09/21/09 – 8:05 | One Comment
Monday Morning Crew Chief: Danica Tour Rolls On
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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The Danica Patrick media tour/contract negotiations are closer to completion and what have we learned?
The most likely option continues to be re-signing with Michael Andretti’s team in the Indy Racing League with brief forays into a NASCAR Nationwide Series car.
For all the interest generated, there’s little substantive change for Patrick [...]

Mon, 09/21/09 – 8:00 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race 1 Recap
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In a furious fight to the finish with Juan Pablo Montoya, Mark Martin claimed his fifth win of the season, increasing his Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup lead. See how the other Chasers did and how the points reset after the first of 10 races.

Sun, 09/20/09 – 21:00 | Comments Off