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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Chad Knaus, the only crew chief Jimmie Johnson has known while winning six NASCAR Sprint Cup championships, isn’t on the chopping block.
But Johnson, who was eliminated from this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Sunday at Talladega, Ala., made it clear that he knows the day is coming when there [...]

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Monday Memo: A Slow Start for Jeffrey
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
In today’s Monday Memo we find:
* A lot of race fans had been wringing their hands purple as they awaited the NASCAR debut of Jeffrey Earnhardt.
The word on Earnhardt – who is the son of Kerry Earnhardt and grandson of the late Dale Earnhardt Sr. and nephew of Dale Earnhardt [...]

Mon, 06/1/09 – 10:50 | Comments Off
Jimmie Johnson Wins Dover Race
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer

By Nick Bromberg Special Correspondent
Jimmie Johnson dominated the Autism Speaks 400, but needed a spectacular late-race drive to win the race.
When a caution flag flew with 38 laps to go, Johnson was leading, but took four tires and had a slow pit stop and fell all the way to ninth.
Greg Biffle inherited the lead with [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:50 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: Autism Speaks 400, presented by Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips & Cheese Recap
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With a perfect Driver Rating, Jimmie Johnson dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway but needed a furious finish to catch Tony Stewart. Hear from Johnson and Stewart, who becomes the first driver-owner to lead the points standings since Alan Kulwicki won the 1992 title.

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:48 | Comments Off
Larry Dixon Silences Doubters In Topeka
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Topeka, Kan. – Larry Dixon has been taking a bit of a beating this year for not doing as well as many had expected in his role of driver for Alan Johnson’s Al-Anabi Racing team’s Top Fuel team.
On Sunday afternoon, the fists were silenced – for a while, anyway – [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:26 | Comments Off
Dixon Wins In Milwaukee
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Reigning IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon emerged as the first two-time winner of the 2009 season, and also moved into the points lead, with a victory in the ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt 225 Sunday afternoon.
Dixon, of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, completed the race-winning pass under pole-sitter Ryan Briscoe of Team [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 19:25 | Comments Off
Ingram: Decision Time Has Arrived For Danica Patrick
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
The day after Sunday’s IRL race in Milwaukee marks the starting line of contract negotiations for Danica Patrick. Free to talk with teams in NASCAR, will she elect to continue in IndyCars? More than likely.
 A third-place finish in the Indy 500 by Patrick has no doubt increased her confidence about [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 16:49 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Dover
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer

Watching the  Autism Speaks 400 Presented by Heluva Good! from Dover?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action here as he posts Flag to Flag.

Sun, 05/31/09 – 10:29 | 49 Comments
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Lake Odessa, MI — Jason Meyers had been close to winning in each of his last two visits to I-96 Speedway in Michigan leading into Saturday night’s event. He also had been close to winning a couple times over the last week in World of Outlaws action. After picking up his second win of the [...]

Sun, 05/31/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Briscoe Wins Pole At Milwaukee Mile
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
Team Penske’s Ryan Briscoe will attempt to defend his title in the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225 Sunday from the best seat inside open-wheel racing’s venerable old house.
Briscoe qualified on-pole with a record-setting four-lap average of 1 minute, 26.7966 seconds/168.394 mph around The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wis., Saturday afternoon. Briscoe [...]

Sat, 05/30/09 – 19:40 | Comments Off
New Day Dawns For Earnhardt Jr. at Dover
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer

By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
Dover, Del. – As the sun struggled to pierce through a heavy cloud cover over the 1-mile Dover International Speedway early today, Brian Whitesell was busy going through the duties associated with his temporary role as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Whitesell will call the shots from the pit [...]

Sat, 05/30/09 – 19:23 | Comments Off