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Reutimann putting together solid season despite Texas pit problems

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

By Richard Allen
 
David Reutimann is in the process of putting together a solid season for his Micheal Waltrip Racing team. That solid season almost became spectacular in the Samsung 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway.
After starting from the pole position, Reutimann battled #2 starter Jeff Gordon for a few early laps before settling into a […]

Racing Re-Cap: Texas

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YNGel2TmTE
Click the link above to watch as serious racing reporter Mark Mustang attempts to recap the weekend’s events in Texas. However, his co-host, Daisy Dreamboat, had too good of a weekend and is anxious to share here story.
None of the characters represent any real people.

Self-inflicted troubles doom Junior and Kyle Busch

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

By Richard Allen
 
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Kyle Busch did not really need enemies on Sunday during the Samsung 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway. There was even one occasion where the two almost found themselves in a tangled mess as they raced among a pack of cars just after a restart. While Jeff Gordon was […]

Just in case you had any doubts: Jeff Gordon is back

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

By Richard Allen
 
Jeff Gordon took care of a number of issues that have long plagued him on Sunday in the Samsung 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway.
First, he ended a personal winless streak in the Sprint Cup Series that dated back to the 2007 season. In 2008, Gordon had his first winless season as a […]

Kurt Busch replacing Junior for best scanner chatter

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

By Richard Allen
 
One of the things I like most about NASCAR is the openness between the teams and the fans. There is no way anyone would be allowed to listen in as NFL coaches talked over strategy with their quarterbacks. But in NASCAR, fans, media and even other teams can tune in at any time […]

Race Preview and Fantasy Predictions: Samsung 500

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

By Richard Allen
 
Track and Location: Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.
Track Layout: 1.5 mile double dog leg with 24 degrees of banking in the turns.
Race Distance: 500 miles/ 334 laps
Date of Race: Sunday(April 5, 2009)
Radio Coverage: PRN(1:00 pm Eastern)
Television Coverage: Fox(1:30 pm Eastern)
Start Time: 2:15 pm Eastern
Last Year’s Winner: Carl Edwards
Well, it’s back to […]

Kenseth’s 2009 filled with ups and downs

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

By Richard Allen
 
One of the roller coasters at Dollywood could well be renamed ‘The Kenseth’ in honor of Matt Kenseth’s up and down 2009 season. His year began with the highest of highs but has since experienced a precipitous drop to the lowest of lows.
Kenseth could not have asked for a more perfect beginning to […]

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