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FORT WORTH, Texas – Brad Keselowski will continue his pursuit of a second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with team-owner Roger Penske’s blessing to be his own Bad Self.
Keselowski qualified for the eight-driver Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a dramatic victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Needing a [...]

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Childress Says Changes Had To Be Made
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – Richard Childress said Friday that he came away from a recent hunting trip to Montana with a big game plan – for his race teams.
Childress said it was on that trip that he finalized his plans for swapping the No. 07 and No. 29 crews at his [...]

Fri, 04/24/09 – 17:05 | Comments Off
Kenseth Wants To Be Up Front When It Counts
Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – Matt Kenseth won the most recent restrictor-plate race, the season-opening Daytona 500, but those results weren’t reflected in the practice speeds from Friday at NASCAR’s other plate track, Talladega Superspeedway.
Kenseth was 37th in Happy Hour on Friday. Qualifying is set for Saturday morning, and the cars will be [...]

Fri, 04/24/09 – 17:04 | Comments Off
Prelude Continues to Shine
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – By definition, a prelude is some event that comes before another, more important event.
But in the case of the annual “Prelude to the Dream” at Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, the opener is becoming as big an event as the “Dream” dirt Late Model race [...]

Fri, 04/24/09 – 16:00 | Comments Off
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