Sat, 28/02/15 – 18:39 | No Comment

A week ago in the Daytona 500, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano finished second and first respectively. Saturday, in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Harvick and Logano finished first and second respectively.
Harvick took the lead for the final time with 26 laps to go and held off Logano to win the [...]

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Woody: Freebie Leaves Kahne Missing The Point
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Remember those five bonus points Jimmie Johnson gave teammate Mark Martin by letting him lead a lap at Dover back on May 31?
Remember how I said it was shameful?
Remember how I said hurt the integrity of the sport?
Remember how some readers said it was no big deal?
Well, try telling Kasey Kahne [...]

Tue, 06/30/09 – 14:50 | 7 Comments
“Pappy” Powell Still Collecting Racing Hardware at 85
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Whitesburg, Ga. – Anyone who gets a warm feeling from watching Mark Martin win Sprint Cup races at the age of 50 ought to get a real charge out of seeing Pappy Powell race his dirt track car at the ripe old age of 85.
Roston “Pappy” Powell isn’t some old [...]

Tue, 06/30/09 – 8:05 | One Comment
Goodwrench Headed To Goodwood
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The Richard Childress Racing No. 3 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet Monte Carlo that seven-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Dale Earnhardt earned his 76th and final victory in will participate in this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in England on July 3-5, 2009.
Taylor Earnhardt, 20, Earnhardt’s youngest child, will drive the car in demonstration runs during [...]

Tue, 06/30/09 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Pedley: Please, No Talk About Asterisks After Logano Victory
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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You can bet that in some circles, the sour talk about the method by which Joey Logano got his first Sprint Cup victory started long before the rain stopped at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.
You can bet phrases like “fuel mileage win” and “freakish luck” and “asterisk-mark ending” were [...]

Mon, 06/29/09 – 10:58 | Comments Off
Memo: Make Drivers Pay Own Insurance Bills
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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In today’s Monday Morning Memo we find:
* This whole “racing incident” thing has me puzzled.
You know, somebody tags somebody from behind or somebody bashes into somebody from the side and, according to the expert analysis, it’s nobody’s fault. Nothing the driver doing the bumping could do. Just a “racing incident”.
Yes, [...]

Mon, 06/29/09 – 10:45 | 3 Comments
Rookie Joey Logano Zips To His First Sprint Cup Victory
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It turns out that Sliced Bread can cut it in Sprint Cup.
Rookie Joey Logano got the first victory of his Sprint Cup career Sunday when he won the rain-shortened race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Logano took the lead in the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 when others opted to pit for [...]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 18:57 | One Comment
NASCAR Newscast: LENOX Industrial Tools 301 Recap
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Rookie and New England native Joey Logano became the youngest driver to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at his home track, New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Hear from Logano and Jeff Gordon, runner-up in the rain-shortened race. Plus, find out how far Gordon is behind leader Tony Stewart in the point standings

Sun, 06/28/09 – 18:56 | Comments Off
Birthday Boy Beckman Wins At Norwalk
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Norwalk, Ohio – Jack Beckman received a birthday gift as he raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals a first for him at this track.
Larry Dixon, Jason Line and Andrew Hines also were winners of the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event at [...]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 18:55 | 2 Comments
SunTrust Indy Challenge Highlights
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Highlights from Richmond International Raceway.

Sun, 06/28/09 – 11:59 | Comments Off
Race Day: It’s A Question Worth Repeating
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A lot has been made this weekend about the fact that nobody has repeated as a winner in a Sprint Cup car at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the last eight races. In the Nationwide series, there has never been a repeat winner – that is a span of 23 [...]

Sun, 06/28/09 – 9:19 | One Comment