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Why all the fuss over the Bud Shootout?

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

By Jayson D. Henry
 
Recently, it was announced that the Budweiser Shootout would be changed in 2009.
The Bud Shootout is an exhibition race held the weekend before the Daytona 500. It is meant to whet the appetite of NASCAR fans who have gone weeks without seeing cars racing around a track.
In past years, the race has […]

Has “The Captain” lost control of the ship?

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

By Richard Allen
 
It was not so long ago that Penske Racing South could be counted as a contender at virtually every stop on the NASCAR circuit. However, something seems amiss with the team owned by one of the most powerful men in the business world today, Roger Penske.
Everything seemed to be going quite well at […]

Newport’s Jimmy Owens takes Hillbilly 100

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

 Jimmy Owens pockets $40,000 for winning 40th annual Hillbilly 100

MIDDLEBOURNE, W.Va. (Aug. 31, 2008) - Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN rolled into Tyler County Speedway on Sunday Night for the first time in his racing career and it paid off handsomely as he captured the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series $40,000 to win 40th […]

Knaus knows, but is he sharing?

Monday, September 1st, 2008

By Richard Allen
 
Based on the results from the Auto Club Speedway it looks as if Chad Knaus knows something about how to make the Car of Tomorrow go fast. The Hendrick Motorsports crew chief had his #48 car for Jimmie Johnson running like a California dream Sunday night.
Johnson led 228 of the 250 laps in […]

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