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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chris Buescher was once viewed as an integral part of Roush Fenway Racing’s future, but that’s no longer the case now that he has signed a multi-year contract with JTG Daugherty Racing, it was announced Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Tad Geschickter, JTG’s co-owner, also said crew chief Trent Owens would remain paired […]

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Woody: NASCAR Deserves Delay Of Game Penalty
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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This rant is not about whether Clint Bowyer and his team deserved to be penalized for using a cheated-up car to win last Sunday’s race at New Hampshire – I’ve always felt that if someone is caught cheating they should get hammered.
My gripe is that it took NASCAR three days to […]

Fri, 09/24/10 – 7:31 | 5 Comments
NHRA Has One Of The Great Rivalries In Sports
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ennis, Texas – Round-after-round, no current NHRA pairing promises more than the Top Fuel rivalry matching Tony Schumacher and Larry Dixon and 1,000 feet for the taking.
Both second-generation drivers, they have dominated the decade in National Hot Rod Association’s premier division, having won eight consecutive titles since 2002. Six of […]

Fri, 09/24/10 – 7:18 | Comments Off on NHRA Has One Of The Great Rivalries In Sports
Pedley: It’s Over For Bowyer
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It was February, 2004 at Daytona. Clint Bowyer’s career was about to launch. He had signed to drive a full season in Nationwide for Richard Childress but he opted to start the year off driving in the ARCA race at Speed Weeks.
He finished eighth that hot, hazy day and I […]

Thu, 09/23/10 – 11:11 | Comments Off on Pedley: It’s Over For Bowyer
Woody: Little Bobby Buys Little Bristol
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Perhaps its fitting that a racer known as “Little Bobby” should operate a race track known as “Little Bristol.”
That’s what has happened in Carthage, Tenn., located 60 miles east of Nashville, where it was announced this week that Bobby Hamilton Jr. has bought Riverview Speedway.
The quarter-mile paved track is called […]

Thu, 09/23/10 – 9:28 | Comments Off on Woody: Little Bobby Buys Little Bristol
Minter: Lots Of Questions Surround Penalty
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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There are lots of questions out there surrounding the penalties placed on Clint Bowyer and his No. 33 team, penalties that not only dropped him from second to last in the Chase standings but also likely took him out of the running for the title.
Besides the 185 points he has […]

Thu, 09/23/10 – 6:59 | One Comment
NASCAR Penalizes Bowyer, Team
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NASCAR has come down hard on Sprint Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer and his team after a post-race inspection found the No. 33 Richard Childress Racing car to be illegal.
Bowyer, a Chase driver, was fined 150 championship points. His crew chief, Shane Wilson, was suspended for six races and fined […]

Wed, 09/22/10 – 15:24 | One Comment
Childress Has More Young Talent In The Pipeline
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kansas City, Kan. – Ty Dillon insists that his career path was not set for him in the maternity ward and sketeched out by his family on the back of his birth certificate.
He is not one of those drivers who was in a kart by his sixth birthday and piling […]

Wed, 09/22/10 – 9:00 | Comments Off on Childress Has More Young Talent In The Pipeline
Woody: The Thrill Of The Chase
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It is, as they say, a whole new ballgame.
Darkhorse Clint Bowyer scrambled NASCAR’s Chase for the Championship like a platter of Waffle House eggs with last Sunday’s victory at New Hampshire Speedway.
Bowyer, who squeezed into to 12-driver field in last past, soared all the way up to second.
That’s the thrill of the Chase: it offers […]

Wed, 09/22/10 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Woody: The Thrill Of The Chase
Woody: Non-Chasers Are Still Racers
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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During one of last season’s Chase for the Championship races a commentator complained that some of the “other” drivers were racing the Chasers too hard.
They weren’t moving over, getting out of way and conceding the track to the 12 Chase drivers who were contending for the championship. The commentator hoped that […]

Tue, 09/21/10 – 8:58 | One Comment
NHRA Notes: Drivers Love Billy Meyer’s Place
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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During a time when new stick-and-ball stadiums continue to raise the “wow factor” for fans and competitors, Texas Motorplex remains the standard for big-time drag racing.
Track-owner Billy Meyer’s facility in Ennis will play host to the 25th annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals Thursday through Sunday, and a pair […]

Tue, 09/21/10 – 6:45 | One Comment