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CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR relegated Jimmie Johnson to a last-place finish early Monday after his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet failed post-race inspection for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
NASCAR Cup Series managing director Jay Fabian …

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Woody: Waltrip Tribute Well-Deserved, Overdue
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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In 1973 Darrell Waltrip was denied the Rookie of the Year Award because of his sandpaper personality.
Fast-forward almost four decades, and I was starting to feel that DW was getting a …

Fri, 06/17/11 – 8:20 | 5 Comments
Pedley: Some Random Thoughts On Election Day
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Charlotte, N.C. – Some notes and thoughts from a day at NASCAR Hall of Fame voting:
First, in the interest of transparency and out of respect to fans, here is who …

Wed, 06/15/11 – 13:42 | 6 Comments
2012 Hall Of Fame Vote Is Called Toughest Yet
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Charlotte, N.C.  – NASCAR’s 2012 inductees into its Hall of Fame total 23 championships and more than 900 victories, but NASCAR President Mike Helton said Tuesday deciding on the five for enshrinement in January was …

Wed, 06/15/11 – 2:23 | Comments Off on 2012 Hall Of Fame Vote Is Called Toughest Yet
Five New Members Elected To NASCAR Hall
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Charlotte, N.C. – The 2012 Class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame was elected today and it includes a mix of legendary drivers, a crew chief and a driver/owner.
The third …

Tue, 06/14/11 – 16:10 | One Comment
Woody: Going Into Stands Is Asking For Trouble
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Carl Edwards has been risking his neck after some of his victories and I’m not talking about his famous back-flip off his car.
I’m referring to his habit of going into …

Tue, 06/14/11 – 9:47 | 2 Comments
Busch, JGR Team Penalized For Illegal Car
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NASCAR has penalized the No. 18 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule infractions discovered during post-race inspection Sunday at Pocono Raceway.
The No. 18 car was found to be in …

Tue, 06/14/11 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Busch, JGR Team Penalized For Illegal Car
2011 Hall Vote Is Today
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Charolotte, N.C. – Election Day has arrived and it has nothing to do with things so trivial as taxes and global warming. Today, the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2011 will be chosen.
Among the …

Tue, 06/14/11 – 8:04 | One Comment
Ingram: Gordon Takes 13 Years To Match First Six
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
There was a rash of questions after a brilliant June weekend of racing. Here are one writer’s top ten questions – and answers.
1. Does his second …

Mon, 06/13/11 – 5:28 | Comments Off on Ingram: Gordon Takes 13 Years To Match First Six
Gordon Gets Back To Winning Ways At Pocono
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Jeff Gordon took a big step toward securing at least a wild card berth in the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship when he won the 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday …

Sun, 06/12/11 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Gordon Gets Back To Winning Ways At Pocono
Race Day: Shifty Characters On Track At Pocono
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Add to shift or not to shift to the list of decisions teams and drivers competing in today’s 5-Hour Energy 500 Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway will be facing.
That’s …

Sun, 06/12/11 – 9:30 | Comments Off on Race Day: Shifty Characters On Track At Pocono