Fri, 22/08/14 – 19:07 | No Comment

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Bristol Motor Speedway’s spring races have been moved next year to April 18-19, hopefully, signaling an end to the snow and extremely cold weather that has plagued the track’s March date, it was announced Friday.
That, however, won’t be the only change on the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. Two others are expected [...]

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Leaner Corvettes Ready To Take On The World
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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There’s a lot riding on the new GT2 class entry from the factory Corvette Racing team. Veiled in secrecy for 18 months, it makes its debut in the American Le Mans Series at the Mid-Ohio circuit on Saturday.
A survivor of GM’s bankruptcy, the new Corvette C6.R is charged with carrying [...]

Thu, 08/6/09 – 6:49 | Comments Off
Woody: Nothing Funny About Racing Humor
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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I knew I was in trouble when I got an angry e-mail from Friends of Commodes complaining about a tongue-in-cheek column I wrote about the ongoing NASCAR-Jeremy Mayfield drug-testing soap opera (As the Urinal Turns).
“Dear Dumbo,” it read, “so you think there’s something funny about going to the bathroom? What a [...]

Thu, 08/6/09 – 6:45 | 10 Comments
Fantasy Racing: Watkins Glen
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips At The Glen
Watkins Glen International
Sunday, August 9, 2009, 1 PM ET, ESPN
Race Facts: This may be the stupidest sponsorship in NASCAR. It was bad enough when it was the Centurion Boats at the Glen, but now it’s the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen? I really hope that [...]

Thu, 08/6/09 – 6:30 | Comments Off
Park Returns To Roots In Hope Of Returning To Top
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Veteran driver Steve Park hopes success in a NASCAR series designed to showcase up-and-coming talent will resurrect his racing career.
The 41-year-old Park took a step in that direction Saturday night when he passed Jody Lavender for the lead with five laps remaining then pulled away from Ryan Truex. to win the [...]

Wed, 08/5/09 – 7:00 | 3 Comments
Minter: Kahne Talks Candidly About Kahne
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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This week’s NASCAR teleconference was livelier than usual. Kasey Kahne was the featured speaker, and some interesting subjects, some on-track and some off, were discussed. Here’s a look at a few of them.
* Points racing:
One of the most interesting topics was the importance of race wins versus making the cut [...]

Wed, 08/5/09 – 6:58 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: Watkins Glen Preview
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As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hits the road for the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, Kasey Kahne talks about going for the road-course season sweep, but Kurt Busch cautions Watkins Glen International is nothing like Infineon Raceway. Plus, find out why Tony Stewart is the driver to pick at The Glen.

Tue, 08/4/09 – 18:07 | Comments Off
Woody: Mayfield Stars In ‘As The Urinal Turns’
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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I know we shouldn’t be too flippant about a story that has riveted nationwide attention and is the subject of an upcoming major motion picture: “Jeremy Mayfield Goes to the Bathroom.”
But you have to admit, this opera has too much soap to ignore. 
For those who haven’t followed developments, here’s the timeline [...]

Tue, 08/4/09 – 10:04 | 11 Comments
Memo: Plenty Of Elbow Room In Wallace Pits
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In today’s Tuesday Morning Memo we find:
• A couple minutes into Monday’s rain-delayed Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway, I got an email from person who really, really wants to become a NASCAR fan.
She wanted to know how in the world Mike Wallace had any chance to win [...]

Tue, 08/4/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off
Hamlin Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Denny Hamlin bumped his way past Clint Bowyer to grab the lead with 10 laps to go in the Sprint Cup Race at Pocono Raceway Monday afternoon and then held off Juan Pablo Montoya to get his first victory of the season.
Montoya hung on to finish second and make up [...]

Mon, 08/3/09 – 15:24 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 Recap
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Only days removed from losing his biggest fan, his grandmother, an emotional Denny Hamlin claimed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season and third at Pocono Raceway. Juan Pablo Montoya earned a runner-up finish, his best result of the season. Hear from both Hamlin and Montoya, and find out how Tony Stewart [...]

Mon, 08/3/09 – 15:23 | Comments Off