MCMURRAY, GANASSI SHINE ON CENTER STAGE

There was a big race, big money, and a big trophy. Chip Ganassi is an even money bet. Set those up in the NASCAR world and Jamie McMurray is your man. Oh by the way he drives for Chip Ganassi. Felix Sabates and Dale Earnhardt originally owned the teams that now provide the machine that McMurray steered to victory in Sunday’s Brickyard 400. Sabates sold majority ownership to Ganassi. Then that organization merged with the DEI assets and Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing is what still stands. And 201 ...

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NASCAR FINES UNNAMED DRIVERS

The Associated Press reports that NASCAR has fined at least two star drivers this season for making disparaging comments about the racing series. NASCAR is not publicly identifying the drivers. Anyone care to guess who they are? (Hint: They are probably not Marcos Ambrose.)   NASCAR fines drivers for comments (AP via SI.com) ...

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MCMURRAY MAKES HISTORY FOR CHIP GANASSI

Going into this weekend’s running of the Brickyard 400, it appeared as if Juan Pablo Montoya was poised to make history. If victorious, he would become the only driver to win the Brickyard 400 and the Indianapolis 500. In addition, a win would have given team owner Chip Ganassi the 2010 motorsports trifecta – the Daytona 500, the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400. For much of Sunday’s race it appeared as if Montoya was on pace to accomplish that feat. However, the complexi ...

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NASCAR DRIVERS CRASH WEDDING

OK, this is good. Cannot let it pass without posting to the site. Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Ryan Newman, Kasey Kahne and Clint Bowyer crash a wedding. Who knew Kasey Kahne was into cougars? Video below. ...

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NEWMAN’S THOUGHTS ON BRAD & CARL

Last weekend’s incident between Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski in the Nationwide Series event at Gateway International caused quite the stir throughout the NASCAR nation. At a time when NASCAR could use all the attention it can get, these two certainly helped in that respect. Back on the job after a weekend away from the track, most drivers were asked their opinion on the situation, regardless of not being involved. With how tight knit the NASCAR community is and how important saf ...

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