Monthly Archives: August 2010

Can NASCAR Pressure News Companies To Fire Writers?

August 6th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

After writing my FAQs article about NASCAR fines, I was told about two instances where NASCAR might have pressured media organizations to fire writers who were critical of the sport. Here are my thoughts on that

Report: Menard Agrees In Principle To Drive For RCR

August 5th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Frontstretch is reporting that Paul Menard has agreed in principle to drive a fourth Richard Childress Racing Chevy in 2011. His Menards sponsorship would move to RCR with him, as it is his father's company

Report: Allmendinger Signs Extension With RPM

August 4th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

AJ Allmendinger has signed a multi-year deal to stay with Richard Petty Motorsports behind the wheel of the No. 43 Ford. A formal announcement is expected Friday at Watkins Glen International

RCR To Field Fourth Chevy With Menard As Driver?

August 2nd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Richard Childress Racing is said to be considering fielding a fourth Sprint Cup Chevy next season. Also, the team is in the process of finalizing a deal to run Kevin Harvick Inc.'s Nationwide Series program in

Busch Earns Ninth N’Wide Victory By Dominating At Iowa

August 2nd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kyle Busch won his ninth Nationwide Series race of the season, his sixth in his last seven starts, by dominating the US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. Busch led four times for 209 laps. It was his 39th career N'Wide victory

Sadler Wins Inaugural Truck Series Race At Pocono

August 1st, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Elliott Sadler survived two attempts at a green-white-checkered finish, and held off Kasey Kahne, to win the Camping World Truck Series Pocono Mountain 125 at Pocono Raceway. The win was his first career truck series victory, and it puts him in an exclusive group of drivers who have won in all three of NASCAR's national series.

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