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IMSA Ford driver Billy Johnson will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend driving Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion in place of the recovering Aric Almirola during the Toyota/SaveMart 350 on the 1.99-mile Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway road-course.
Fresh from competing in last weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Johnson’s first […]

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Roush Asks NASCAR To Trim Sims, Keep It Real
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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NASCAR has preferred that teams relied less on technology and more on good old fashioned racing experience. But those days are gone, even if NASCAR won’t allow teams to use their laptops in the pits at the races.
Since the sanctioning organization banned most testing at the end of the 2008 […]

Thu, 06/10/10 – 15:30 | 2 Comments
Ferrari Off To Fast Start
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Risi Competizione’s quest for a third straight victory for Ferrari in the 24 Hours of Le Mans is off to a solid start. Gianmaria Bruni set provisional pole position time for GT2 Wednesday with a lap of 3:59.361 over the 8.4-mile Circuit de la Sarthe in France aboard the Ferrari F430 GT he will share […]

Thu, 06/10/10 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Ferrari Off To Fast Start
Jimmie Has Dream Night At Stewart’s Place
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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So much for Jimmie Johnson’s “slump.”
Johnson dominated Wednesday night’s Prelude to the Dream at Eldora Speedway and led Team Levine to a victory in the Tony Stewart-founded event’s new team format that benefited four children’s hospitals.
After an inversion of the field that followed three qualifying races, Johnson started on the […]

Thu, 06/10/10 – 6:58 | One Comment
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Watching The Prelude to the Dream?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to follow along as he live blogs the action at Eldora Speedway

Wed, 06/9/10 – 19:07 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: The Prelude to the Dream
Colin Braun Back In No. 16
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Colin Braun will make his return to the No. 16 Con-way Freight Ford this weekend at Kentucky Speedway after giving way to new teammate Brian Ickler for two races.
This is Braun’s first time back in the car after a 10th-place finish at Dover International Speedway three weeks ago, his highest finish of the season. Last weekend, Braun practiced the […]

Wed, 06/9/10 – 18:00 | One Comment
NASCAR Issues Big Penalties
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NASCAR has penalized the No. 10 and No. 38 teams that compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series as a result of rule violations during the June 5 race at Nashville Superspeedway.
Both teams were found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-J (any determination by NASCAR officials that the […]

Wed, 06/9/10 – 17:55 | Comments Off on NASCAR Issues Big Penalties
Memo: Racing The Good Race
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in the old Morning Memo today:
Predicting the outcomes of races is normally pretty tough. And I generally stay away from making them because, well, just because. But I am going to issue this air tight prediction simply because it is air tight: Tony Stewart will come […]

Wed, 06/9/10 – 10:13 | One Comment
A Big Hole In Plate Rules
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR has approved the largest restrictor plate for its Sprint Cup Series competitors since the mandated introduction of a one-inch metal unit in 1988 for next month’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway.
The event traditionally considered the halfway point of the NASCAR season will be contested […]

Wed, 06/9/10 – 7:30 | Comments Off on A Big Hole In Plate Rules
Woody: Logano Zinger Was Award Worthy
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Seeing as how NASCAR has an award for everything else, how about one for Zinger of the Year?
I nominate Joey Logano’s classic crack at Kevin Harvick during a heated confrontation following last Sunday’s Pocono race.
Logano blamed Harvick for crashing him, and added:
“His wife wears the fire suit in the family, tells […]

Wed, 06/9/10 – 7:12 | 3 Comments
Woody: Chase Pressure Causing Boil-Overs?
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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After last Sunday’s race at Pocono, Joey Logano had to be restrained from going after Kevin Harvick.
The week before at Charlotte Jeff Burton got in the face of Kyle Busch and gave him a blistering, finger-shaking dress-down.
Summer’s at hand temperatures are rising.
You wonder if the recent boil-overs by two of NASCAR’s […]

Tue, 06/8/10 – 14:26 | Comments Off on Woody: Chase Pressure Causing Boil-Overs?