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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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A return to Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis for a night race after a 13-year absence, and a multiyear agreement with historic Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, highlight the “16-plus-one” Verizon IndyCar Series schedule for 2017.
Stressing continuity, the calendar released Thursday in St. Louis includes a return of all venues […]

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Busch Wins Nashville; Spares Trophy Guitar
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tenn. – Kyle Busch climbed from his truck, grabbed the trademark trophy Gipson guitar, and held it aloft.
The crowd held its breath.
And nothing happened.
After a Nationwide Series victory at Nashville Superspeedway last year Busch smashed the guitar to bits in a “rock-star-style” celebration that caused a ruckus and riled NASCAR […]

Sat, 04/3/10 – 4:10 | One Comment
Nashville Notes: Logano Steamed
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tenn. – The final laps of Nationwide Series races at Auto Club Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway this season weren’t kind to Joey Logano.
The 19-year-old driver was on the receiving end of contact from fellow competitors at the conclusion of each event.
When asked if the 1.33-mile Nashville Superspeedway is […]

Fri, 04/2/10 – 18:09 | Comments Off on Nashville Notes: Logano Steamed
Allgaier Adjusting Well To Life As NASCAR winner
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tenn. – There’s been little downtime over the past two weeks for Justin Allgaier, the newest first-time winner in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series.
Following his dramatic victory at Bristol Motor Speedway last month, the second-year driver known as “Little Gator” has been on a whirlwind schedule during the days leading up […]

Fri, 04/2/10 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Allgaier Adjusting Well To Life As NASCAR winner
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Talladega, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway has a special offer for the race fan that demands the ultimate in comfort and luxury…. the Trackside Fan Suite hospitality package.
“Enjoying the race from the comfort of a suite is one of the most luxurious experiences you can have at Talladega,” said Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. “It’s […]

Fri, 04/2/10 – 7:36 | Comments Off on Get The VIP Treatment At Talladega In The Trackside Fan Suite
Force Gives Four-Wide A Thumbs Sideways
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By any measuring device, last weekend’s inaugural NHRA Four-Wide Nationals was a runaway success for John Force Racing.
But despite an historic victory in the rain-delayed Funny Car final at zMAX Dragway, Brut Force is suggesting that four-wide might better serve all vested parties as an all-star-style, non-points event on the […]

Fri, 04/2/10 – 6:50 | One Comment
Lagasse Challenges Cup Raiders
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Nashville – With eight Sprint Cup drivers in the field along with at least two more former big-leaguers, Saturday’s Nationwide race at Nashville Superspeedway has the strongest lineup in its 10-year history.
But one Nationwide-only driver, Scott Lagasse, had this to say about that:
“Bring ‘em on.”
“Personally I look forward to racing against the Cup drivers,” said […]

Fri, 04/2/10 – 6:31 | Comments Off on Lagasse Challenges Cup Raiders
Memo: Andretti Taking Stock?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the Morning Memo today:
The headlong, frontal assault of stock car racing by open wheelers seems to have ebbed this season. Danica Patrick aside, just a few bored stragglers have dipped their toes in NASCAR waters in recent months.
It could be […]

Thu, 04/1/10 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Memo: Andretti Taking Stock?
Minter: Recent Races Produce Empty Feelings
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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These are some strange, eerie times in the world of NASCAR. Despite all the rules changed in the offseason to jazz up the racing, attendance keeps falling, and in a big way. Even more strangely, no one seems to want to talk – or write – about it.
Not only did […]

Thu, 04/1/10 – 6:22 | 7 Comments
Petty, Andrettis To Do Indianapolis 500
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Two of the great families in American auto racing will team up to race in this year’s Indianapolis 500 it was announced Wednesday.
Andretti Autosport of the Indy Racing League, it was revealed, will work in a joint effort with racing legend Richard Petty and Window World, Inc., to field a […]

Wed, 03/31/10 – 12:41 | Comments Off on Petty, Andrettis To Do Indianapolis 500
Woody: Wrong Call On Right Move
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Isn’t it fun when the experts are wrong?
Fox Sports commentators Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds both said Denny Hamlin had blown it when he ducked in for tires with just a few laps to go Monday at Martinsville.
They declared – and I’m paraphrasing – it was an incredibly bone-headed call […]

Wed, 03/31/10 – 6:56 | 2 Comments