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NASCAR announced on Friday the seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not compete in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Johnson will be replaced in No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports …

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Prelude Continues to Shine
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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 …

Fri, 04/24/09 – 16:00 | Comments Off on Prelude Continues to Shine
Woody: Move To Vegas Is A Winner for NASCAR
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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 …

Fri, 04/24/09 – 13:05 | One Comment
Newman Grabs Nationwide Pole
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 …

Fri, 04/24/09 – 13:04 | Comments Off on Newman Grabs Nationwide Pole
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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

Thu, 04/23/09 – 7:25 | One Comment