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Rising star Ryan Blaney will exit Wood Brothers Racing and join Team Penske as a full-time driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series beginning in 2018, as team-owner Roger Penske returns to a three-car operation in stock car racing’s premier series.
Blaney, who also signed a multi-year contract extension with “The Captain,” will pilot the […]

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Woody: ‘Anonymous Sources’ Can Spell Trouble
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Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Kevin Harvick touched on one of the most tickling questions in journalism last week when he took the media to task for using an anonymous source in a story about a reputed team rift.
The story quoted an unnamed source as saying “Kevin has burned all his bridges” at Richard Childress Racing.
Harvick […]

Tue, 04/27/10 – 6:32 | 4 Comments
Minter: Still Thinking Talladega
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
A few random observations from a long day at Talladega Superspeedway:
* Brad Keselowski is becoming more likable by the day. He’s a straight shooter who says what he thinks even when he’s involved in controversy, which is something a lot of other drivers don’t always do.
You always get the feeling […]

Mon, 04/26/10 – 12:40 | Comments Off on Minter: Still Thinking Talladega
Ingram: Gordon And Johnson Are Back At It
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Talladega, Al. – You can take away Air Talladega by subtracting the rear wings, but Err Talladega lives on.
According to Jeff Gordon, for example, Jimmie Johnson made a really big error. “He’s testing my patience,” said Gordon of his teammate and the driver of the No. […]

Mon, 04/26/10 – 6:26 | 3 Comments
Keselowski Wins Wild Nationwide Race
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Talladega, Ala. – Just when it looked as if racing at Talladega Superspeedway could be done with a relative amount of safety, the Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Series night-cap race ended with a violent crash that saw Dennis Setzer’s Dodge sail into the catchfence and Brad Keselowski, who knows a thing […]

Sun, 04/25/10 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Keselowski Wins Wild Nationwide Race
Minter: Revamped Rules Rule
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Talladega, Ala. – NASCAR’s undoing of some of its newer rules seemed to be just the cure as Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway turned out to be the kind of race NASCAR fans had come to expect at the giant Alabama track.
A good bit of the push for the […]

Sun, 04/25/10 – 17:52 | Comments Off on Minter: Revamped Rules Rule
Harvick Sneaks Past McMurray To Win Talladega
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They say that at Talladega Superspeedway, the yellow line at the bottom of the track can be a driver’s best friend.
Apparently, Jamie McMurray never heard them say that.
McMurray, leading the race on the final green-white-checkered restart Sunday at Talladega, gave up the bottom of the track to Kevin Harvick as they streaked toward the checkered […]

Sun, 04/25/10 – 15:58 | Comments Off on Harvick Sneaks Past McMurray To Win Talladega
Race Day: To Air Is Human at The Dega
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It’s not true that there will be an FAA representative in the race control booth at Talladega today. NASCAR will first see what happens with spoilers replacing wings on the back of the Sprint Cup cars before bringing in air traffic control.
NASCAR officials, many drivers and several crew chiefs said this week that they feel […]

Sun, 04/25/10 – 8:27 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Talladega
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Watching the Aaron’s 499?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to join him in a live chat as he blogs the action Flag to Flag at Talladega.

Sun, 04/25/10 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Talladega
Pruett, Ganassi Win Third Straight
Scott Pruett survived a pair of late-race restarts and a challenge by Burt Frisselle to win Saturday’s Bosch Engineering 250 before a record crowd at Virginia International Raceway.
The victory gave the No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates BMW Riley started by Memo Rojas its third consecutive GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented […]

Sat, 04/24/10 – 19:50 | Comments Off on Pruett, Ganassi Win Third Straight
Ingram: Oh Hell, It Rained Again
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Does it ever rain in Hell? On days like these, one wonders. Then again, maybe I’m just under the weather.
There was a time when a rainout such as Saturday’s washout at Talladega was an opportunity for writers to hang out in the garage with participants in what is now the […]

Sat, 04/24/10 – 17:47 | Comments Off on Ingram: Oh Hell, It Rained Again