Fri, 9/10/15 – 7:10 | No Comment

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
CONCORD, N.C. – With Talladega being in the Contender round in the Chase for the Championship, Carl Edwards said Thursday the segment that kicks off at Charlotte Motor Speedway feels more like a two-race rather than a three-race series.  
“I think you have to look at it that way,” Edwards […]

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Morning Memo: Is The Gorilla Sick Or Just Not Eating?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Let’s see what’s in today’s Wednesday Morning Memo:
* There it was, printed in Sports Illustrated on that thick glossy stock to which no known ink can properly adhere thus assuring messy smearing and transfer to everything from your white bread sandwich to your West Highland White Terrier.
“Give ‘Em Away”, the […]

Wed, 09/16/09 – 8:12 | 2 Comments
Red Bull Racing Team announced Wednesday that it has extended its partnership with Toyota in the Sprint Cup Series.
“Our partnership with Toyota has been a critical element to the success of Red Bull Racing Team,” said Jay Frye, RBRT vice president and general manager. “Both Red Bull Racing Team and Toyota share a common goal […]

Wed, 09/16/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Red Bull And Toyota Sign New Agreement
Harris: It’s Chase Time And That Means Jimmie Time
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By Mike Harris | Senior Correspondent
OK gang, it’s “Jimmie Time!’’
The so-called regular season in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series is over and, with the start of the 10-race Chase for the championship set for Sunday in New England, history tells us Jimmie Johnson will turn on the afterburners in his quest of a record fourth straight […]

Wed, 09/16/09 – 6:02 | Comments Off on Harris: It’s Chase Time And That Means Jimmie Time
Pedregon Says Battle With Force Is Over
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
NHRA Funny Car champions Tony Pedregon and John Force have hissed and made up.
Pedregon said he and former bossman Force cleared any ill will still simmering between them during an impromptu phone conversation last Saturday, five days after they engaged in an animated argument during final eliminations of the 55th […]

Wed, 09/16/09 – 5:45 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Newscast: Sylvania 300 Chase Preview

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The first and last drivers to clinch Chase berths, Tony Stewart and Brian Vickers, talk about the challenging Magic Mile. Driver Rating says Stewart is the favorite to win. Plus, find out who else to watch.

Tue, 09/15/09 – 16:30 | One Comment
NASCAR Releases 2010 Schedules
NASCAR announced Tuesday the 2010 schedules for its three national series.
The Sprint Cup Series will again have a 36-race schedule starting with the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14, plus two “non-point” events – the Feb. 6 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona and the May 22 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
The Nationwide Series will […]

Tue, 09/15/09 – 13:30 | Comments Off on NASCAR Releases 2010 Schedules
Woody: Is NASCAR In Need Of A Trust Buster?
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Let’s see if I’ve got this straight:
Evernham Motorsports merged with Gillett Motorsports, which merged with Petty Enterprises which merged with Yates Racing.
Previously Ginn Racing merged with Dale Earnhardt Inc., which merged with Ganassi Racing which had absorbed Sabatas Racing.
Used to be you couldn’t tell the drivers without a program. Today […]

Tue, 09/15/09 – 6:50 | 5 Comments
Woody: Deck The Hall With A Lot More Names
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
It’s not too late. NASCAR still has time to change its mind and increase the number of inductees in the inaugural class when its new Hall of Fame opens next spring.
If it can change the racing rules in mid-season it can certainly change the number of Hall of Fame inductees.
But so […]

Tue, 09/15/09 – 6:30 | 3 Comments
Monday Morning Crew Chief: Old Not In Way In The Chase
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
A different former Washington Redskin football coach came to mind at Richmond after Denny Hamlin won the race in the Toyota of car owner Joe Gibbs, the three-time Super Bowl winner with the Redskins. It was the affable but intense George Allen who coined the […]

Mon, 09/14/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off on Monday Morning Crew Chief: Old Not In Way In The Chase
Tickets for the 2010 Indianapolis 500, scheduled for Sunday, May 30 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, are on sale now.
Fans have three methods to purchase tickets, as Race Day ticket prices start at just $20:
• Online: Visit the Tickets section of
• Phone: Call the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700, or (800) 822-INDY outside […]

Mon, 09/14/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off on 2010 Indianapolis 500 Tickets On Sale Now