Monthly Archives: February 2010

McMurray, Earnhardt Jr Give NASCAR Relief

February 16th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

In the closing laps of the Daytona 500, NASCAR braced for a barrage of criticisms from fans and media memebers thanks to a two red flags and a two-hour delay to fix a pothole. In the end, however, Jamie McMurray and Dale Earnhardt Jr gave NASCAR a reason to breath a sigh of relief


McMurray Holds Off Jr To Win Daytona 500

February 15th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jamie McMurray held off a hard-charging Dale Earnhardt Jr to win a thrilling Daytona 500 that was delayed nearly two hours thanks to a pothole that required patching twice. The race also made two attempts at a green-white-checker finish, due to the new rule


Peters Wins Camping World Truck Series Opener

February 14th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Timothy Peters made a last lap move around Todd Bodine thanks to a push from Jason White, and held on to win the NextEra Energy 250 At Daytona International Speedway. The win is Peters' second in the Camping World Truck Series. Most of the earlier favorites were involved in incidents, but Peters kept his fenders clean and was in position to make a move when it counted


Stewart Wins Third Consecutive N’Wide Opener

February 14th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Tony Stewart managed to avoid all the carnage that was the Nationwide Series' Drive4COPD 300, winning the race by 0.309 seconds over Carl Edwards. Stewart held off challenges from Edwards, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick, keeping his foot on the gas and his lead


Johnson, Kahne Win Photo-Finish Duels

February 13th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne nipped Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart at the line respectively to emerge from the Gatorade Duels victorious. The combined margin of victory was .02 of a second. Johnson beat Harvick by a mere .005, and Kahne beat Stewart by .014.


NASCAR Changes Green-White-Checker Rule

February 11th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

NASCAR has announced a change to its finishing procedures, allowing three attempts at a green-white-checkered flag finish, so long as the leader does not take the white flag. The rule will implemented starting in the Gatorade Duels and will cover all three of NASCAR's top series


TRG Forms Alliance With RCR

February 11th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

TRG Motorsports has formed a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing under which TRG will receive cars, repair services, and


Patrick To Replace Bires In N’Wide Opener

February 8th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Danica Patrick will be making her Nationwide Series debut in this weekend’s season-opener, after finishing an impressive sixth in the



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