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Sam Bass worked his artistry on everything from canvas to guitars. (RacinToday file photo by David Vaughn)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR lost two very special people Saturday; people who were icons in very different areas of the sport but still connected.

One was motorsports artist Sam Bass. The other was former NASCAR official and […]

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Woody: Dog Pile On Mayfield!
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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As the most intriguing mystery in modern NASCAR history drags on – did suspended driver Jeremy Mayfield use a banned substance or did he not? – the piling-on has begun.
More and more bloggers and other ozone-dwellers are suggesting that the evidence against Mayfield is mounting and it is folly for […]

Sat, 06/20/09 – 7:30 | 12 Comments
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Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Milwaukee Mile was postponed because of rain. It is scheduled to be run on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. EDT.
The track is located in West Allis, west of downtown Milwaukee.

Fri, 06/19/09 – 20:00 | Comments Off on Milwaukee Truck Race Rained Out
Vickers Earns Pole at Infineon
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Let’s see; Wednesday, Thursday, Vickers day.
For the fourth time this season and for the second week in a row, Brian Vickers has earned the pole position for a Sprint Cup race.
This week’s pole came Friday at the road course of Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. Vickers got the pole by […]

Fri, 06/19/09 – 19:25 | Comments Off on Vickers Earns Pole at Infineon
Fogarty and Gurney Fastest at Mid-Ohio
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Qualifying for Saturday’s EMCO Gears Classic presented by Key Bank, Round 6 of the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16, nearly came down to a dead heat before Jon Fogarty put down a tie-breaking lap of 1:18.059 (104.136 mph) Friday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Fogarty and Alex […]

Fri, 06/19/09 – 18:55 | Comments Off on Fogarty and Gurney Fastest at Mid-Ohio
Pedley: Things Could Have Been Worse, Road-Race Haters
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Currently there are 34 oval-track races on the Sprint Cup schedule and just two road-course races.
Have you ever hit your head so hard, or eaten a sandwich made with mayo that was left out in the sun too long, that your mind began to ponder the question of: What if […]

Fri, 06/19/09 – 7:54 | 4 Comments
Ryan Newman Is Proving To Be Quite Shifty
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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When you think about the great road racers in NASCAR, a few names come to mind immediately – Jeff Gordon, Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Stewart for starters. Then there are the ringers like Scott Pruett and Boris Said, and other road-course experts like Robby Gordon and Marcos Ambrose.
But looking […]

Thu, 06/18/09 – 10:55 | Comments Off on Ryan Newman Is Proving To Be Quite Shifty
Woody: The Show Is Too Good For Camping World To Pack It In
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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The NASCAR truck series is in trouble.
Nobody can deny that.
The only question is, how dire is it?
Naturally no one at the top will dare give a straight answer – they’ll hem and haw about “difficult times” and “strong commitments.”
But the rumblings have been growing louder for sometime, and a tidal […]

Thu, 06/18/09 – 10:54 | 3 Comments
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Loudon, N.H.  – A reconfiguration of New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s infield will greatly increase its usable space and functionality.
Infield construction began in May of this year after the necessary permits were obtained. After just two months of other structural adjustments and improvements, New Hampshire Motor Speedway is nearing the completion of its infield transformation.
The most […]

Thu, 06/18/09 – 10:50 | Comments Off on Infield Improvements Unveiled at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
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San Bernardino County, Calif. – Southern Californians looking to satisfy their need for speed, need not look further. Auto Club Speedway, in partnership with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is offering race fans the ultimate SoCal Speed Pass to the biggest NASCAR and NHRA events in Southern California: the Inaugural NASCAR Chase […]

Thu, 06/18/09 – 10:50 | Comments Off on SoCal Speed Pass to Premier NASCAR, NHRA Races
Fantasy Racing: Infineon
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Toyota Save Mart 350K
Infineon Raceway
Sunday, June 21, 5:00 ET, TNT
Race Facts: Last year, Kyle Busch became the youngest driver to win at Infineon… In 2007, Juan Pablo Montoya won from the 32nd starting position, the furthest back a winner has ever started… Jeff Gordon has the most wins at Infineon of any driver with five. […]

Thu, 06/18/09 – 6:30 | Comments Off on Fantasy Racing: Infineon