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Kasey Kahne, with an assist from Kyle Busch and Paul Menard, won Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and locked himself into the upcoming Chase playoff.
The victory was Kahne’s first of the season and came with just two races to go before the start of the Chase.
“Yeah, man, it took a [...]

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Woody: Move To Vegas Is A Winner for NASCAR
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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NASCAR made a wise move with by switching its big awards shindig from New York to Las Vegas, although I confess to a twinge of nostalgia – or maybe it’s the crick that’s still in my neck from my last Big Apple tour.
I attended the first NASCAR banquet in the [...]

Fri, 04/24/09 – 13:05 | One Comment
Newman Grabs Nationwide Pole
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Ryan Newman was the fastest qualifier in the Nationwide Series Friday afternoon and will start Saturday’s race from the pole.
Newman is making his first Nationwide Series start of the season in Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway.
It is the 12th career Nationwide pole for Newman in 41 starts, but it his first pole of any [...]

Fri, 04/24/09 – 13:04 | Comments Off
NASCAR To Hold Year-End Banquet in Las Vegas
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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Las Vegas formally becomes the “Official Host City of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week.” NASCAR’s annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony will be held at the Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009. The move to Las Vegas provides [...]

Fri, 04/24/09 – 13:00 | Comments Off
IndyCar Kansas Preview
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IndyCar Series drivers preview the upcoming race at Kansas Speedway

Fri, 04/24/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Biffle Discusses His Luck at ‘Dega
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Greg Biffle talks about turning around his fortunes and seeking a first win at Talladega Superspeedway.

Fri, 04/24/09 – 8:30 | Comments Off
Earnhardt Undergoing Some New Bodywork
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s quest to return to Victory Lane now officially extends beyond the care-and-feeding of his race car.
Dale Jr. has taken a grown-up look at his own bad self in conjunction with an exercise program designed to amp-up his physical conditioning, and perhaps not coincidentally, his self-esteem.
“I [...]

Thu, 04/23/09 – 14:50 | 2 Comments
Donnie Allison Speeds His Way Into Hall Of Fame
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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This week, one of NASCAR’s often overlooked talents, Donnie Allison, will get his due.
That’s when he’ll be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, along with long-time car owner and promoter J.C. Agajanian, NASCAR Modified star Jerry Cook, and NASCAR team owners Bud Moore and Raymond Parks.
Allison becomes the [...]

Thu, 04/23/09 – 7:28 | One Comment
Woody: Atwood Wonders and Hopes
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Casey Atwood stands in the garage area, watching the swirl of activity around him, and thinks of what might have been.
The young Nashville driver burst onto the national scene in 2000 when he was signed by Ray Evernham as Bill Elliott’s teammate on Evernham’s fledging race team. Elliott and Atwood [...]

Thu, 04/23/09 – 7:26 | 2 Comments
A Few Words With: Vitor Meira
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Vitor Meira is back at Kansas Speedway this weekend, this time driving for the legendary A.J. Foyt. Meira has been involved in several memorable finishes at Kansas but has yet to get his first win. He shared a few words about Kansas this week:
Question: What is the track at Kansas like?
Meira: It’s really a normal [...]

Thu, 04/23/09 – 7:25 | One Comment
Woody: Danica Would Look Good In Fenders
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Question: could a driver who is described as being “sexy and sculpted” find happiness in NASCAR?
I never heard Junior Johnson described that way.
But that’s how Danica Patrick is depicted in the current edition of SHAPE Magazine, drawing attention to herself as rumors ripple once again about the possibility of a [...]

Wed, 04/22/09 – 18:04 | 6 Comments