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Season could get real long for Newman and team

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

By Jayson D. Henry
 
During the rain delay that took place at Sunday’s Pocono race two interesting crew/driver situations played out.
Carl Edwards and his crew chief, Bob Osborne, got into what was apparently a heated argument about the decision to pit with rain beginning to fall on some parts of the track. Edwards made no bones […]

Here’s hoping for sunny weather in Watkins Glen

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

By Richard Allen
 
The most important television network going into this week’s race in Watkins Glen may not be ESPN or SpeedTV. Instead, it could be The Weather Channel.
This past weekend the NASCAR Nationwide Series raced in Montreal, Canada. Normally, there might be some debate about a race being run outside the United States. However, this […]

Did DEI crew chief take verbal jab at Junior?

Monday, August 4th, 2008

By Richard Allen

 
During the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono ESPN reporter Mike Massaro gave a report about the good working relationship that exists between the driver of car #8 Mark Martin and crew chief Tony Gibson.
Maybe it was an inadvertent disclosure, maybe it was a statement taken out of context or maybe it […]

More competition cautions, please!

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

By Richard Allen

 
The title of these race notes for the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 is a bad joke, of course, but there were times throughout the race in which the action was not exactly riveting.
There was actually one(only one) competition caution on lap 21 due to the fact that both Saturday practice sessions had […]

A grandstand even Junior couldn’t dominate and other Montreal notes

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

By Richard Allen

 
I do not often do write ups for the Nationwide Series but today was an historic day for that series so it will be an historic day for this website as well.
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At any given NASCAR facility, be it Talladega, Darlington, Bristol or wherever, there is no doubt which driver is being introduced when […]

It’s time to leave Indy behind

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

By Richard Allen

 
Well, we have had a week to vent after the disaster that was the Brickyard 400. Hopefully, after all the criticism NASCAR and Goodyear will take measures to see that nothing like that ever happens again. It is now time to put Indy behind us and move on to Pocono.
Leading up to the […]

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