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Rookie Chase Elliott drove to the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.
It was the Hendrick Motorsports drivers second pole of the season – the other coming at Daytona for the season-opening 500.
“This is definitely a special place,” Elliott said. “It’s cool to get it done today. This is a […]

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Woody: Now We Know Why There’s No Geezer Tour
| Senior Writer

A Seniors Tour is fine in golf. But not in racing.
In golf when an old dude hits one out of bounds he simply mutters, drops another ball and keeps playing.
In racing when they hit one out of bounds they go to the hospital.
That’s what happened last Saturday at Bristol when Larry Pearson and Charlie Glotzbach […]

Tue, 03/23/10 – 7:19 | 5 Comments
Gordon On Racing: Everything’s So Different Today
| Senior Writer

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a three-part series in which’s Rick Minter talks with four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon. During a sit-down interview conducted last weekend, Minter and Gordon had a wide-ranging talk about everything from having at it to rearing children. Parts two and three of the […]

Tue, 03/23/10 – 6:58 | 6 Comments
Hall of Fame Countdown Begins
To mark the final days before the opening of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, fans are invited to participate in a 50-day countdown on Twitter and watch for 50 days of news about the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Beginning Monday and running through May 11, a trivia question will be posted each morning on the […]

Mon, 03/22/10 – 17:41 | Comments Off on Hall of Fame Countdown Begins
Ingram: Hello Spoiler, Good-bye Rear Wing
| Senior Writer

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
The switch to a spoiler on the COT chassis, which will help make it more of the car of yesteryear as well as the car of tomorrow, is a bit like team owners changing crew chiefs when things aren’t working right for one of their drivers. […]

Mon, 03/22/10 – 12:08 | 3 Comments
Pedley: 48 Has Won The Head Game
| Managing Editor

For Chad Knaus, it seems to be mission accomplished. It seems that his oft-stated goal of not just winning the mechanical battles against other Sprint Cup teams, but also prevailing in the psychological war, is all but won.
At least that was sure the way it sounded late Sunday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway as contender-who-fell-short […]

Mon, 03/22/10 – 7:50 | 2 Comments
Johnson Gets His First Victory At Bristol
| Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Jimmie Johnson’s war on career hurdles continued Sunday as he got his first-ever Sprint Cup victory at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory came on Johnson’s 17th attempt at the .533-mile bull ring. By normal standards, that is not a long time. By Johnson’s, it seemed like forever.
“Yes, it has been one […]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Johnson Gets His First Victory At Bristol
Flag to Flag: Bristol
| Senior Writer

Watching the Food City 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him here as he live chats the race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Sun, 03/21/10 – 13:56 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Bristol
Meyers Wins, Leads Series
Jason Meyers not only picked up his third World of Outlaws win of the year Saturday but also took the lead in the series championship standings.
Meyers won the finale of Kasey’s King of Bulls Gap Presented By Budweiser at the blazing fast and ultra high-banked Volunteer Speedway.
Meyers opened the two-day event which was co-sanctioned with […]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 9:47 | Comments Off on Meyers Wins, Leads Series
Race Day Q and A: With Roger Penske
Roger Penske is one of the winningest and most respected team owners in all of motor sports.
One of his current Sprint Cup drivers, Brad Keselowski, has been at the center of NASCAR’s major current controversy – a late-race crash at Atlanta two weeks ago in which Keselowski’s car was hit from behind by that of […]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 8:51 | Comments Off on Race Day Q and A: With Roger Penske
Race Day: Bigger Real Estate Squabbles On Tap?
| Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Safety and excitement tend to be mutually exclusive concepts when it comes to racing. Unlike love and marriage, it just seems that when it comes to safety and excitement, you can’t have one with the other.
In today’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, that theory will be tested as […]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Race Day: Bigger Real Estate Squabbles On Tap?