NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Driven to the Past: 9 Years Later, NASCAR’s 9/11 Moment Still Resonates

The 2001 MBNA Cal Ripken Jr. 400 was held 12 days after 9/11 and was the first major motorsports event in the country since the attacks. Over 140,000 race fans filled the track, all with American flags. That day, NASCAR and Dover provided extended pre-race ceremonies with Tanya Tucker signing “God Bless America” and Lee Greenwood performing “God Bless the USA.”

Mirror Driving: Tony the Tiger, The Quiet Fight (Kahne-Newman) & Dirty Deeds

Tony Stewart took home his first win of 2010 with just one race to go before points reset for the Chase. Does that give Stewart an advantage, with momentum on his side at Richmond and beyond… or would you rather be in someone like Kevin Harvick’s shoes, where Stewart was one year ago?

Mirror Driving: Setting the Chase, Kyle Busch’s Trifecta & Cutting Nationwide Purses

Kyle Busch set a NASCAR record at Bristol, becoming the first driver to win all three national touring races in a single weekend. Where exactly does this feat fit in to NASCAR history?

Mirror Driving: Bad Boys in Bristol, NASCAR in Canada & a Lady’s Future

Kevin Harvick has led the points standings for much of the season, but he’s been overlooked by many fans and media as a true NASCAR title favorite. Did his victory at Michigan elevate Harvick to the role of a championship threat in a year when no team has been able to find much consistency?

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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Running Their Mouth: 2010 400 at Chicagoland

Each week, we’ll go through media reports, interviews, PR and all of our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Sprint Cup race, capturing the story of how the weekend unfolded. It’s the most original commentary you’ll ever find: the truth, coming straight out of the mouths of the drivers, crew members and …

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