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A couple years back, colleague Rick Minter was talking about stock-car racing then vs. stock-car racing now. The topic morphed to drivers. Minter happily described how he and his father used to run into them down at the Waffle House near their home in Georgia.
That’s right kids, NASCAR drivers used to eat at Waffle [...]

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Long Pond, Pa.  – Pocono Raceway, one of NASCAR’s premier motorsports facilities, is proud to unveil its newest venture: The Village at Pocono, an all season vacation destination.

The Village at Pocono, the newest resort in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, is located in Long Pond, Pa. The Village, owned and operated by Pocono [...]

Thu, 07/30/09 – 6:30 | Comments Off
Jason Sides Wins Finale of Six Nations Showdown at Ohsweken
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Ohsweken, ON—After having a flat tire while running second on Tuesday night while battling for the lead and a win, Jason Sides had one thing on his mind on Wednesday and that was to pick up another victory at Ohsweken Speedway, where he has been blazing fast in all three of his starts. He did [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 23:59 | Comments Off
Wood Brothers Turning Fewer Laps, More Heads
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
When Bill Elliott decided part of the way into the 2007 Sprint Cup season that he was coming out of semi-retirement to drive the Wood Brothers No. 21 Ford, he made it clear that it wouldn’t be one of those deals where he rested on his laurels and cashed in [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 14:15 | 4 Comments
Ford Boss Says New Engine On Track Soon
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Indianapolis – Brian Wolfe looks very much like the engineer that he is, except maybe for the nice haircut. So when Wolfe, the director of Ford Racing Technology, talks about his company and NASCAR, you get the feeling that here is a guy who knows his product and is not [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 14:10 | Comments Off
BUS-ted: MIS Guests Get Camper Makeover
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Brooklyn, Mich. – For Maurice “Moe” Clark, beauty is only skin deep. Good thing because the 1983 former school bus he camps in is ugly to the bone.
Affectionately called “The Bucksnort Lodge,” the yellow and black eyesore serves its purpose during its biannual treks to Michigan International Speedway’s infield. The bus leaks oil and smokes [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 10:45 | Comments Off
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Pocono, PA – The excitement of the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 on August 2nd at Pocono Raceway is fast approaching. Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and Saturday’s ARCA RE/MAX Series race, the Pennsylvania 200, will showcase the greatest race car drivers and race teams in the nation. The atmosphere, drama and excitement of [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 8:45 | Comments Off
Hamlin Says The Fight Is For Hendrick’s Scraps
Rick Minter | Senior Writer

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Joe Gibbs Racing has staked a claim to best in class in Sprint Cup, or at least that’s the way Denny Hamlin sized it up on this week’s NASCAR teleconference.
Hamlin said the three-team JGR outfit is the best of the non-Hendrick or Hendrick-affiliated teams.
“Week in, week out, it’s a Hendrick [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 8:30 | Comments Off
Meyers Wins Six Nations Showdown Opener
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Ohsweken, ON— July 28, 2009—The last time that Jason Meyers raced at Ohsweken Speedway in Canada in 2007, he saw his night come to an end on the third lap of the A-Feature when a hard wreck in turn one destroyed his car. Meyers looked to get redemption in 2008, only to have Mother Nature [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off
NASCAR Newscast: Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 Preview
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Pocono Raceway as Tony Stewart goes for the season sweep. Kurt Busch and Sam Hornish Jr. talk about the challenges presented by the unique three-turn track. Denny Hamlin tops the Driver Rating list at the Tricky Triangle, but find out who else is a good pick this weekend. [...]

Wed, 07/29/09 – 1:00 | Comments Off
A.J. Allmendinger Enjoys Riding With The King
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – A.J. Allmendinger didn’t give Richard Petty Motorsports its historic first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Kasey Kahne delivered that feel-good moment to King Richard and partners-via-merger George N. Gillett Jr. and Ray Evernham at Infineon Raceway last month.
But as a driver who knows he easily could [...]

Tue, 07/28/09 – 15:33 | One Comment