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HAMPTON, Ga. – Eight Things We Learned at Atlanta:

Kevin Harvick’s dominating victory in Sunday’s QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway was his way of serving early-season notice that he will be a force to be reckoned with to capture this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title. The all-time lap leader at the 1.5-mile Atlanta […]

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NASCAR To Hold Year-End Banquet in Las Vegas
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 on NASCAR To Hold Year-End Banquet in Las Vegas
IndyCar Kansas Preview

IndyCar Series drivers preview the upcoming race at Kansas Speedway

Fri, 04/24/09 – 9:00 | Comments Off on IndyCar Kansas Preview
Biffle Discusses His Luck at ‘Dega

Greg Biffle talks about turning around his fortunes and seeking a first win at Talladega Superspeedway.

Fri, 04/24/09 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Biffle Discusses His Luck at ‘Dega
Earnhardt Undergoing Some New Bodywork
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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
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
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
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
Yarborough To Pace Field at Darlington
As part of the celebration of 60 Years of Racing at Darlington Raceway, Cale Yarborough will serve as the honorary pace car driver to start the 2009 Southern 500 presented by announced track President Chris Browning.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have Cale pace the field for the Southern 500 presented by,” said […]

Wed, 04/22/09 – 16:40 | Comments Off on Yarborough To Pace Field at Darlington
Childress To Swap Cup Crew Chiefs
Richard Childress Racing’s No. 07 Jack Daniel’s crew  will become the No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil crew, and vice versa,  immediately following this weekend’s race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
 Crew chief Gil Martin and his crew will move to the No. 29 team with driver Kevin Harvick while Todd Berrier and his crew will take over the No. […]

Wed, 04/22/09 – 14:34 | Comments Off on Childress To Swap Cup Crew Chiefs