Sat, 10/04/21 – 21:39 | No Comment

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – For the second straight night, rain at Martinsville Speedway has forced NASCAR to postpone an event at the historic short track.
The Cup Series race scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday began about 80 …

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Panther Racing announced it has reached an agreement with veteran driver Scott Sharp and the Patrón Spirits Company to enter a car in the 93rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Sharp last competed in the …

Thu, 04/9/09 – 15:00 | Comments Off on Panther, Scott Sharp Team Up For Indy
Scott Wimmer Shifts Into Survival Mode
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Fame and good fortune can be fleeting things, especially in racing. Scott Wimmer knows all about that. He’s shown flashes of brilliance behind the wheel in NASCAR’s top divisions, but …

Thu, 04/9/09 – 8:52 | One Comment
Daytona Survivor Sheltra Is Driving Again
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By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Some comeback stories are almost too good to be true. Patrick Sheltra’s falls in to that category.
His saga begins at Daytona International Speedway back in February, where he competed in …

Thu, 04/9/09 – 8:50 | One Comment
Woody: Cowboy Hats To Have Their Day at Indy 500
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
There’s gotta be some mistake. I didn’t know they raced Pony-acks at Indy.
But I’ve re-read the story – real slow, moving my lips and everything – and that’s what it …

Wed, 04/8/09 – 15:33 | 3 Comments
Andretti Lures Petty To The 500
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
John Andretti is about as diverse as race-car drivers get. He’s driven everything from dragsters to Sprint Cup cars and all manner of vehicle betwixt. It turns out that he …

Tue, 04/7/09 – 14:54 | 2 Comments
Keller Likes Racing, Loves Winning
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
NASHVILLE – Jason Keller has made more starts than any other driver in the history of the Busch/Nationwide Series.
Big deal, he says.
“I don’t want to be known as just the …

Tue, 04/7/09 – 10:15 | Comments Off on Keller Likes Racing, Loves Winning
Woody: Points For Poles Is Preposterous
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Awarding a driver points for winning a pole makes about as much sense as awarding a football team points for field goals made by its kicker during pre-game warm-ups.
Winning a …

Tue, 04/7/09 – 10:14 | 2 Comments
2009 St Pete Race Highlights

Watch the Race highlights from the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Mon, 04/6/09 – 19:30 | Comments Off on 2009 St Pete Race Highlights
Gordon Puts Brakes on Two Skids At Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer 
Fort Worth, Texas – Win in Texas? Finally, Jeff Gordon got ‘er done.
Gordon ended a 12-year/16-race run of futility at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday afternoon with a textbook NASCAR Sprint …

Mon, 04/6/09 – 13:59 | 2 Comments
Richard Petty Will Enter Indy 500
NASCAR legend Richard Petty will field an entry for the Indianapolis 500 for the first time, with John Andretti driving the Window World-sponsored car in the 2009 edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on …

Mon, 04/6/09 – 13:36 | One Comment