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Pruett In For Sorenson At Infineon

Published on June 19th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

I was reading Tim Z.’s post over at Do You NASCAR? on Chip Ganassi Racing’s decision to put Scott Pruett in the No. 41 for Reed Sorenson. Tim wrote: My gripe on this one doesn’t necessarily lie ... Read More


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Caterpillar To Leave BDR For RCR

Published on June 19th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

It’s official. Today, Caterpillar announced that it will be leaving Bill Davis Racing’s No. 22 Toyota and Dave Blaney as primary sponsor in 2009 and heading to Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 and Jeff Burton, an ... Read More


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Caterpillar To Sponsor RCR's No. 31 In 2009

Published on June 18th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

FOXSports is reporting that Caterpillar will become the primary sponsor of the Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 car, driven by Jeff Burton in 2009. As part of an agreement AT&T reached with NASCAR last year, when AT&T ... Read More


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Let The Conspiracy Theories Begin

Published on June 17th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

Anytime a driver wins in a somewhat controversial fashion, naysayers, and sometimes drivers, will begin to conjure up conspiracy theories as to why the winning driver actually won. Add in the fact that the driver in ... Read More


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Earnhardt Jr.’s Win Comes At Just The Right Time

Published on June 16th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

NASCAR's prodigal son returned to victory lane. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Lifelock 400, ending his 76-race winless streak. Not only that, he did it in the most thrilling fashion, stretching fuel farther than anyone else could, at times, under caution, turning the engine off and coasting... Read More


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The Streak Ends

Published on June 15th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

Dale Earnhardt Jr. used a huge fuel gamble and survived a late green-white-checkered finish to win the Lifelock 400 at Michigan International Speedway. As the race began winding down and teams started calculating fuel mileage, Jr. ... Read More


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France: Don't Believe Everything Alleged In Lawsuit

Published on June 15th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

ESPN is repoting that NASCAR chairman Brian France urged the public not to believe everything that has been alleged in Mauricia Grant’s $225M lawsuit against NASCAR. France said: Knowing what I know, not to compromise the investigation, ... Read More


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NASCAR: Shut Up About The COT Already

Published on June 14th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

As many of you know, NASCAR held a mandatory meeting with Sprint Cup drivers and owners, encouraging them to focus on the fans of the sport. NASCAR spokesman Jim Hunter: We’re going back to the basics, ... Read More


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NASCAR Suspends Two

Published on June 14th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

The AP is reporting that NASCAR has suspended two officials named in Mauricia Grant’s $225-million lawsuit for “violating company policy.” Following the allegations, NASCAR sent officials to Kentucky Speedway to interview those named in the suit. NASCAR ... Read More


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