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NNS: Busch Makes History At New Hampshire- 100 Career NASCAR Victories

July 16, 2011 No Comments

With just 27 laps to go, Kyle Busch passed Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to win the New England 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Busch made history today as he won his 49th career NASCAR Nationwide Series race, tying Mark Martin on the all-time wins list. The victory also gave Bush his 100th victory in NASCAR’s […]

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Bruton Smith Apologizes- The Kentucky “Saga” Continues

July 15, 2011 2 Comments

Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman Bruton Smith was ready for battle as he met with the media Friday. His press conference was addressed to discuss the traffic problem at SMI’s Kentucky Speedway last Saturday. Over 10,000 race fans never made the event, as well as fans sitting in over 20 miles of backups stretching from Sparta, […]

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Speculation Is Not a Friend of NASCAR President Mike Helton

July 15, 2011 No Comments

  It is quit unusual for NASCAR’s President Mike Helton to open up the day with a press conference, but he did just that on Friday. Helton said the sanctioning body was “very pleased and excited about the overall support of the fans” at last weekend’s race adding, “It was impressive. Don’t want that to […]

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Through the Fan’s Eyes- Kentucky Speedway

July 11, 2011 No Comments

I have been very hesitant to give my “full” opinion on this weekend’s action from Kentucky Speedway, only being that I was not there. It’s really hard to get a feel for what actually went on, when you don’t have any first hand accounts. I asked several on twitter that I knew had attended the […]

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NSCS: Erwin Out As Biffle’s Crew Chief

July 11, 2011 No Comments

Greg Erwin has been replaced as Greg Biffle’s crew chief on Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, sources confirmed Monday. According to FOXSports.com, NASCAR Nationwide Series crew chief Matt Puccia will replace Erwin this week at New Hampshire. It’s hard to believe but with only eight races left to be raced in the 2011 […]

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Statement from NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France on Kentucky Speedway

July 10, 2011 2 Comments

  “While NASCAR was thrilled by the incredible response to our inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Kentucky, we also are extremely disappointed by the traffic problems and inconveniences endured by fans who wanted to be part of our races at Kentucky Speedway. NASCAR will be in close communications with Kentucky Speedway and Speedway […]

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Kentucky Speedway Releases Additional Statement About NASCAR Traffic

July 10, 2011 3 Comments

Here’s the latest from Kentucky Speedway general manager Mark Simendinger: “Kentucky Speedway regrets the traffic conditions surrounding the Quaker State 400. We’re committed to working with NASCAR, state and local officials and traffic experts to assure that this never happens again. The details of these improvements will be announced over time as they are formulated. […]

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NSCS: Kentucky Power Rankings

July 10, 2011 No Comments

1. KYLE BUSCH — The younger Busch brother dominated Kentucky in order to take over the points lead for the first time since Phoenix in February. Also, did I mention he won 2 out of the 3 races this weekend? Previous Ranking: 3 2. CARL EDWARDS — A solid P5 effort from “Cousin Carl” yesterday, ran well […]

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