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Marcos Ambrose Parting Ways With JTG

JTG Racing announced in a team release this morning Marcos Ambrose would be leaving their organization at the end of the season. “JTG Daugherty Racing and our sponsors are obviously huge Marcos Ambrose fans and we are disappointed to see him leave after five great years of building a program together from the NASCAR Camping …

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Jamie McMurray Takes 2010 Brickyard 400 Victory

After Juan Pablo Montoya dominated practice and qualifying at Indianapolis, taking the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400, owner Chip Ganassi knew he’d have a strong shot at kissing the bricks. But no one ever expected him to be pulling that makeout session with somebody else. Montoya’s teammate Jamie McMurray, this year’s Daytona 500 champion, surged …

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Juan Pablo Montoya on Pole for 2010 Brickyard 400

Timing is everything and when you go out to qualify for the Brickyard is very critical. Indianapolis is one of the most temperature sensitive tracks that the series visits so the earlier a driver can take to the track the better. For Juan Pablo Montoya, going out seventh gave him almost the perfect opportunity to …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Paces 2nd 2010 Brickyard 400 Practice

After the initial practice session, teams made adjustments and hit the track to see how their cars took to the changes. There was also some cloud cover that moved over the track which allowed the track temp to dip slightly which is critical at Indianapolis which is one of the most temperature sensitive tracks on …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Tops 1st 2010 Brickyard 400 Practice

Pick your cliché’ – Different verse, same as the first – Same ol’ stuff, different day – Another day, another dollar – Whatever you want to call it, the NASCAR Cup series has returned to Indianapolis and Juan Pablo Montoya has picked up right where he left off. When the checkered flag flew last year, …

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Jimmie Johnson Takes 2010 Lenox Industrial Tools 301 on Late Race Bump ‘N’ Run, Wins 2nd Straight

Jimmie Johnson had a very quick car on Sunday at New Hampshire, but he did not really have the right track position to be able to take advantage of that speed for most of the race. However, when crunch time came along, Johnson was right there to capitalize on his good car. Juan Pablo Montoya …

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Denny Hamlin Dominates at Michigan to Claim 5th Victory in 10 Races

“All we do is win, baby!” Such were the words Denny Hamlin uttered over the radio of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota as he was coming to take the checkered flag at the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. Sounding increasingly more like fact rather than t-shirt hyperbole fodder, …

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Kevin Harvick Offers Insight to War of Words & Bumpers With Joey Logano

With the images still fresh in everybody’s memory of Joey Logano being sent for a long lurid four-wheel drift through the third turn at Pocono last Sunday, and the who where’s the firesuit in the family crack still ringing in our ears, Kevin Harvick held court in the Media Center yesterday at Michigan International Speedway …

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Red Bull Racing Swaps Crew Chiefs on Nos. 82 & 83 Toyotas

On Tuesday, Red Bull Racing officials announced the swap of crew chiefs and supporting personnel between the Nos. 82 and 83 Toyotas, effective immediately. “Due to the circumstances of our current situation, we have an opportunity to experiment with different personnel combinations,” Jay Frye, Red Bull Racing Team General Manager and Vice President, said. Scott …

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