Jul 5 2010 - 8:00pm0

From Fistfights to Potholes, the End of an Era

Well, another Coke Zero 400 is in the books, and it’s the end of an era at Daytona International Speedway.The pavement that Saturday night’s race took place on, by the time you read this, will be in the process of being torn up and replaced by new...

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Jul 1 2010 - 5:18pm0

Horseshoe Replaced

Jimmie Johnson had been really quiet for the month of May and most of June. As with kids, silence is not necessarily a good thing, and the fact that JJ won for the first time on a road course is not a good thing if you're driving one of the other 42...

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Jul 1 2010 - 2:31pm0

Bumper Tag

A week after going slightly bonkers with the bumpers, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars crossed the country and lined up at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with expectations of more payback in their minds. For 270 of the 301 laps, those expectations...

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Jun 17 2010 - 8:00pm0

Infineon Iterations

CONCORD, N.C. – You’ll notice from the dateline that I’m not in Sonoma this weekend. They don’t let me west of the Mississippi without a hall pass (or a keeper), so it’s not a big surprise, but if you have to pick a track you’ve never been to, try...

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Jun 11 2010 - 8:00pm0

Bringing the Pain

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Well, the rain failed to dampen Kurt Busch’s spirits—and the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge—and did little to take the edge off Kevin Harvick to boot.Busch won the pole for Sunday’s Heluva! Good Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International...

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Jun 9 2010 - 2:18pm0

Close finishes highlight Duel races

XERB1090 wrote: Kevin Harvick of Bakersfield won his second consecutive NASCAR Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway after Greg Biffle's Ford spun and triggered a multi-car crash in the first lap of a two-lap overtime Saturday night. ...

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May 6 2010 - 8:00pm0

Darlington Still Rocks, After All These Years

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Back home again…in Darlington! This is where all the NASCAR history really hits home, and driving up this morning it was clearly evident that history is indeed infused with this sleepy little town near Florence.It retains a lot of...

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Apr 29 2010 - 8:00pm0

Richmond Ramblings...

RICHMOND, Va. – The more I get to do this, the more I find out how much it’s changed. When I first came to Richmond International Raceway, it was the year after they built the current track. What was here before was Martinsville, a little farther east...

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Apr 26 2010 - 8:00pm0 Speed

TALLADEGA, Ala. – I can now honestly say that I’ve taken a lap at speed at Talladega Superspeedway.It was in the Dodge Challenger pace car, with Brett Bodine at the wheel, and we weren’t exceeding the minimum lap time for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series,...

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