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It sounds as there will be very few tears in driver Tony Stewart’s eyes when he retires at the end of the current season. It sounds like the three-time Sprint Cup Series champion’s primary emotion after getting out of his car for the final race will be: good riddance.
Stewart, who announced last year that 2016 is […]

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Spoilers Produce ‘Some Change’ In Test
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It doesn’t appear that the big questions surrounding the replacing of wings with spoilers on Sprint Cup cars will be answered until the series hits the tracks for real racing in coming weeks.
So said drivers and crew chiefs after the first day of a two-day test of the spoiler-bedecked cars […]

Tue, 03/23/10 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Spoilers Produce ‘Some Change’ In Test
NHRA Issues Report On Fan Death
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The NHRA on Tuesday released preliminary findings of its investigation regarding the tragic incident in Phoenix which took the life of a spectator.
The drag racing series also announced precautionary measures are being implemented.
The incident occurred at the Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway in late February. During a Top Fuel run, the car of […]

Tue, 03/23/10 – 17:28 | Comments Off on NHRA Issues Report On Fan Death
Woody: Now We Know Why There’s No Geezer Tour
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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
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Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a three-part series in which RacinToday.com’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
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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 www.NASCARHall.com 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
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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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
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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
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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
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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
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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