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2010 Emory Healthcare 500 at Atlanta a Laboring Win for Tony Stewart

Despite running out front all night long, Tony Stewart had his work cut out for him in the closing stages of Sunday night’s Emory Healthcare 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Struggling on the majority of restarts, Stewart was able to avoid spinning the tires on the final restart of the night to get out …

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Brian Keselowski to Attempt 2010 Air Guard 400 at Richmond

Despite failing to qualify at Bristol a few weeks back, Brian Keselowski will return to the Sprint Cup Series to attempt the Air Guard 400 at Richmond this coming Saturday, Frontstretch has learned. Keselowski, whose Nationwide Series team does not have a Nationwide Series CoT car, told Frontstretch that he is interested in doing some …

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Kyle Busch Sweeps Bristol, Making NASCAR History

Kyle Busch has a tendency to cause controversy, dominate races and make history. At the Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, he did all three by winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Wednesday, the Nationwide Series event on Friday and the Sprint Cup race on Saturday. In the Truck Series, Busch was able …

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Brian Vickers Returning to No. 83 in 2011

In his first press conference since announcing he was diagnosed with blood clots and forced to sit out the remainder of the 2010 season, Brian Vickers met with the media Saturday in Bristol to update his condition and announce he would drive the No. 83 Red Bull Toyota in 2011. “A lot has happened since …

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RCR Close to Agreement With Budweiser on Sponsoring Kevin Harvick

After months of speculation, the Budweiser/Kevin Harvick negotiations are entering the homestretch. Kenny Bruce from SceneDaily is reporting an announcement could happen within the week on a multi-year deal to sponsor Harvick and the No. 29 Chevrolet. The beer company is expected to leave Richard Petty Motorsports and former driver Kasey Kahne, who recently signed …

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Brian Vickers to Meet With Media at Bristol, Expects 2011 Return

Sources indicate to Frontstretch that Brian Vickers will meet with the media at Bristol Motor Speedway to discuss his progress and his intentions for the 2011 season. The meeting will take place following a three-month check-up examination by doctors monitoring the Red Bull Racing driver’s condition. Sources close to the situation say everything is progressing …

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It’s Official: Kasey Kahne to Red Bull Racing in 2011

After months of speculation, Kasey Kahne has his final destination for 2011: Red Bull Racing. The 2012 Hendrick Motorsports driver was announced to RBR’s program on Tuesday, with the press release offering little specifics other than his place on a to-be-determined driver roster has been secured. “We were fortunate to have the opportunity to hire …

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Report: Paul Menard to 4th Richard Childress Racing Team in 2011

Frontstretch‘s Matt Taliaferro is reporting he’s learned Paul Menard has agreed in principle to move to Richard Childress Racing for 2011. Sponsorship would continue to come from his father’s company, Menards, with a car number and crew chief to be announced. No word on an official announcement yet from either side, but the team would …

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Greg Biffle Wins Crazy 2010 Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono

Less than a week after team owner Jack Roush’s scary plane crash that left him hospitalized still to this day, Greg Biffle and crew chief Greg Erwin were able to put their Roush Fenway Racing Ford in victory lane for the first time in 2010 in Sunday’s Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway. …

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Denny Hamlin Speaks About Twitter Fine Friday at Pocono

Denny Hamlin spoke about his previously undisclosed fine Friday afternoon at Pocono Raceway. Here’s the main highlights from that group hauler session with the media…. On the fine “I understand why. I know why they did it. Whether you agree with it or not, it happened. They’re in control. It’s just… I’ve always been raised …

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