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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Sam Mayer etched his name in motorsports history Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, becoming the first driver to ever win a NASCAR national touring series race and an ARCA event on …

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Armijo: David, Thanks For Everything
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By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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I don’t have nearly as many stories to share as my RacinToday.com colleagues Rick Minter and Larry Woody wrote in their wonderful tributes to David Poole. I didn’t know David …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 19:35 | Comments Off on Armijo: David, Thanks For Everything
Minter: They’re Going 200 mph Again At Talladega
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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In his final column, David Poole called for changes to the race track at Talladega Superspeedway to prevent a disaster from happening in light of the Carl Edwards crash at …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 15:33 | 8 Comments
RacinToday’s Pedley To Vote On NASCAR Hall of Fame Panel
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The letters have been mailed, with the invitations extended.
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France has sent letters of invitation to 50 people – including RacinToday.com Managing Editor Jim Pedley – asking …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 12:42 | 2 Comments
Gordon Earns First Quarter DOTY Award
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Jeff Gordon’s fast start, and return to victory lane, turned the tide as he was voted first quarter Driver of the Year 2009.
Gordon, a four-time NASCAR champion and the only four-time winner of the Driver …

Wed, 04/29/09 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Gordon Earns First Quarter DOTY Award
NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents 400 Preview
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Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth say Richmond International Raceway is a favorite for fans and drivers alike. Plus, find out which former Richmond winner tops …

Tue, 04/28/09 – 21:30 | Comments Off on NASCAR Newscast: Crown Royal Presents 400 Preview
Woody: On Sunday, The Beast Struck Again
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Talladega Superspeedway, with its skyscraper banking, oxygen-sucking speeds and 200-mph traffic jams, has always been a beast of a different breed.
It’s the one track that keeps drivers awake the night …

Tue, 04/28/09 – 18:10 | 3 Comments
Woody: David Poole Was Good Man, Journalist
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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I was sitting at my desk working on a racing story awhile ago when I got a call that David Poole had just suffered a fatal heart attack. He was …

Tue, 04/28/09 – 18:08 | Comments Off on Woody: David Poole Was Good Man, Journalist
Minter: Auto Racing Loses A Great One
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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 For the past 10 years or so, anytime big news broke on the NASCAR scene, it wouldn’t be long before I got a phone call from David Poole. Sometimes I …

Tue, 04/28/09 – 18:06 | One Comment
Journalist David Poole Dies At 50
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David Poole, whom is considered by his peers as the top motor sports writer in America, died Tuesday.
Poole, who worked for the Charlotte Observer, was 50.
Poole had just returned from last week’s race at Talladega, …

Tue, 04/28/09 – 16:40 | 5 Comments
Sturbin: “Leisure” Not in Jerry Cook’s Vocabulary
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Looking back at that slice of life in my hometown, it was a time of firsts.
First job. First apartment. First leisure suit.
Would you believe chocolate brown …

Tue, 04/28/09 – 14:40 | Comments Off on Sturbin: “Leisure” Not in Jerry Cook’s Vocabulary