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Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session on Saturday, will not race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville on Sunday.
Taking his seat in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet will be Regan Smith.
“After fainting yesterday at an autograph session in Martinsville, Virginia, Kyle Larson was first evaluated at a local [...]

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Humpy Wheeler Offers Up Some Cures
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By Bill Fleischman | Senior Correspondent
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H. A. “Humpy” Wheeler is as far from a gloom-and-doom guy as you can find in racing. Anyone who saw his innovative promotions during his 33 years as president and general manager of Lowe’s Motor Speedway knows that Wheeler likes to have fun.
So when Wheeler sees attendance significantly off  for [...]

Tue, 08/11/09 – 16:50 | 4 Comments
Where There’s Heat, There’s Smoke: Stewart Wins at The Glen
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Tony Stewart’s grip on a third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship got a little tighter Monday afternoon at Watkins Glen International.
A day after rain washed-out the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, Stewart turned the sticky summertime conditions in the Finger Lakes Region to [...]

Tue, 08/11/09 – 8:03 | 2 Comments
Tuesday Memo: Somebody Find Skaife
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see what’s in today’s Tuesday Morning Memo:
* You think some NASCAR team owner out there ought to be scrambling right now to come up with the telephone number of Mark Skaife? Think that owner should have the check book out and the seat-fitting department on high alert?
Perhaps, because judging [...]

Tue, 08/11/09 – 8:00 | 4 Comments
Vicious Wreck Leaves Gordon Hurting
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – There was a moment Monday afternoon when Jeff Gordon, a bonafide NASCAR road-racing ace, admitted he was glad the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup is an all-oval affair.
Gordon and his tender lower back took the physical brunt of a vicious six-car accident on Lap 64 [...]

Tue, 08/11/09 – 7:02 | 6 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: Watkins Glen Review
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With his fifth win at Watkins Glen International, Tony Stewart set a record at the historic track and extended his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points lead. In Monday’s rain-delayed race, Stewart outdueled Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Marcos Ambrose. Hear from Stewart, Ambrose and more with four races remaining until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint [...]

Mon, 08/10/09 – 19:15 | Comments Off
Stewart Rolls To Third Victory Of Season
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Tony Stewart held off Marcos Ambrose and an shrinking fuel supply to win Monday’s rain-delayed Heluva Good! Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.
Carls Edwards finished third.
Kyle Busch was fourth.
Stewart, the series points leader, will be able to clinch a berth in the Chase with a good run next weekend at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory [...]

Mon, 08/10/09 – 16:47 | Comments Off
Monday Morning Crew Chief: Recalling The Original Ringer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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This week’s edition of Monday Morning Crew Chief:
“Road course ringers” became a hotter-than-usual topic at Watkins Glen this weekend. When Marcos Ambrose put a surprising but incredibly clean move on Kyle Busch to win the Nationwide Series race, the offended driver and other veterans cried foul in unison.
Next thing you [...]

Mon, 08/10/09 – 11:22 | 6 Comments
Woody: Let It Rain And Let Them Race
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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And now for those most famous words in auto racing:
“Gentlemen, start your umbrellas!”
After back-to-back rainouts at Pocono and Watkins Glen, word is that NASCAR has begun work at its R&D facility on a new AOT (Ark of Tomorrow.)
It’s been so rainy that the AFLAC duck caught a cold.
For two weeks in [...]

Mon, 08/10/09 – 11:15 | One Comment
Stewart Spends Rainy Weekend Thinking About The Future
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Rookie NASCAR team-owner/driver Tony Stewart is mulling the addition of a third team to his Sprint Cup Series stable in 2010. And Stewart, the series points-leader, had plenty of time to consider his options Sunday evening after rain forced postponement of the Heluva Good! Sour Cream [...]

Sun, 08/9/09 – 17:46 | One Comment
Johnson Ready To Stage A Successful Road Show
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – There aren’t many holes the size of a pin in the racing resume of Jimmie Johnson, the three-time and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion.
Forty-three victories, 19 poles , 110 top-five and 170 top-10 finishes in 276 career starts qualifies as enough said.
Still, Johnson’s failure to [...]

Sun, 08/9/09 – 15:02 | One Comment