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Jamie McMurray is driving in what looks to be his final Cup race on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Seven drivers will realize a career goal Sunday when they start their first Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, but for Jamie McMurray it marks the […]

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NASCAR Newscast: Toyota/Save Mart 350
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Kasey Kahne survived several double-file restarts, shootout style to claim his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series road course win and return Richard Petty to Victory Lane. Hear from Kahne and runner-up/points leader Tony Stewart. Plus, find out how Juan Pablo Montoya climbed into the top 12 on the eve of the Race to he Chase. […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 22:52 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: Toyota/Save Mart 350
Tony Stewart’s Relationship With His Father Is A Winner
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Tony Stewart isn’t exactly the kind of guy who feels comfortable hugging other men or telling them he loves them, even when it comes to his own father, Nelson Stewart.
But the two-time Cup champion, in his own special way, does show his appreciation for his father’s company and for all […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 19:40 | Comments Off on Tony Stewart’s Relationship With His Father Is A Winner
Franchitti Putting NASCAR In Rear-View Mirror
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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With each IndyCar Series victory this season, the memories of Dario Franchitti’s Not-So-Great NASCAR Adventure continue to fade.
Franchitti scored his second IndyCar win of 2009, and second in as many starts at Iowa Speedway, Sunday afternoon with a workmanlike effort in the Iowa Corn Indy 250. Franchitti finished 5.0132 seconds […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 19:39 | Comments Off on Franchitti Putting NASCAR In Rear-View Mirror
Franchitti Wins At Iowa
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Dario Franchitti became a two-time winner at Iowa Speedway Sunday when he won the Iowa Corn Indy 250.
The victory moved the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver to second place in the IndyCar Series standings and to within three points of leader Ryan Briscoe.
Briscoe, of Team Penske, finished second, over 5 seconds behind.
Hideki Mutoh of Andretti […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 14:24 | Comments Off on Franchitti Wins At Iowa
Flag to Flag: Infineon Raceway
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Watching the Toyota SaveMart 350?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow the action with him as he goes Flag to Flag!

Sun, 06/21/09 – 12:00 | 60 Comments
Restarts Could Be Where Trouble Starts
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Being a native of Colombia, Juan Pablo Montoya still has a bit of trouble with the English language. And from time to time, that can lead to translation problems and even misunderstandings.
But in talking about restarts under NASCAR’s new double-file procedure during Sunday’s Sprint Cup race on the road course […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Restarts Could Be Where Trouble Starts
Werner, Keen Improve Rolex Series GT Lead With Another Win
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Lexington, Ohio  – Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas needed five races into the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 to win their first race of the season. They didn’t have to wait long to post victory number two, driving to victory in Saturday’s EMCO Gears Classic presented by […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Werner, Keen Improve Rolex Series GT Lead With Another Win
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Jason Meyers mentioned prior to the main event on Saturday just how much he enjoys racing on high speed half-mile tracks like Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, North Dakota and how many different facets of a driver’s abilities are tested on those types of tracks.
He especially enjoyed his visit there on Saturday night […]

Sun, 06/21/09 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Jason Meyers The Star of Fargo
Pedley: Road Racing Skill Essential For Driver Cred
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There are a number of things about Sprint Cup road racing which should and will be debated for as long as NASCAR opts to run races at places like Infineon Raceway and Watkins Glen International.
Things like, should NASCAR continue to run races at those places? And should a road […]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 22:39 | Comments Off on Pedley: Road Racing Skill Essential For Driver Cred
Edwards Gets First Nationwide Win
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Carl Edwards got his first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the season Saturday night when he won the NorthernTool.com 250 at the Milwaukee Mile.
It was Edwards’ second-straight victory at the track.
Kyle Busch finished second. In doing so, he was able to retain his points lead in the series.
Asked if he was satisfied with his finish, […]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 22:35 | Comments Off on Edwards Gets First Nationwide Win