KYLE BUSCH WINS INAUGURAL RACE AT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY AS TRAFFIC ISSUES STEAL THE HEADLINES

After nearly a decade of wait, Kentucky Speedway hosted its first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event Saturday night. Leading 125 of the 267 laps, Kyle Busch scored the inaugural win in dominant fashion, but had to survive a late-race restart to hold on to the victory. The win propelled Busch into the points lead and gave him is 99th NASCAR victory.  “Couldn't be happier to be here in Victory Lane,” Busch said. “This one ranks right up there with the best of them. I hav ...

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MATT KENSETH WINS DOVER ON TWO TIRE CALL

Sunday afternoon in Dover, Jimmie Johnson led 207 laps, Carl Edwards led 117 laps and Matt Kenseth led only 33, but it was Kenseth that led the last one. Always a threat on the Monster Mile, Kenseth used pit strategy late in the race to score his second victory of the year and Roush Fenway Racing’s ninth win at Dover. Although it appeared as if the race would come down to a battle between Johnson, Edwards and Clint Bowyer, the final round of pit stops changed the entire complexion of the r ...

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JOHNSON-EARNHARDT TANDEM PUSHES TO WIN

Never wavering from their partnership throughout the day, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove to the bottom lane in the tri-oval to beat the two-car tandems of Jeff Gordon-Mark Martin and Clint Bowyer-Kevin Harvick Sunday in Talladega. The winning margin of 0.002 seconds ties the Ricky Craven-Kurt Busch finish at Darlington in 2003 for the closest finish in NASCAR history since the implementation of electronic scoring.Hanging in the back of the pack for much of the afternoon after starti ...

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TEXAS TOP 10 REVEALS 2011′S MOST IMPROVED

Variety is the spice of life. 2011 is offering NASCAR fans variety as the season’s seven races have given us six different winners, and none of them named Johnson or Hamlin.Check out the top ten from Saturday night, and you have something of a snapshot of who’s making noise this side of Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon and Trevor Bayne. It may be safe to say many of those top ten drivers at Texas Motor Speedway fit in either the dark horse, or the comeback cat ...

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WILD FINISH TO THE WILD CARD RACE

TALLADEGA, Ala._ It took nearly three minutes, but Clint Bowyer was finally announced the winner of Sunday’s AMP Energy Juice 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway. Getting a push from Juan Pablo Montoya, Bowyer was able to inch past teammate Kevin Harvick – who was getting pushed by David Reutimann – as they headed into the first turn on the final lap. Behind them, the ‘Big One’ happened just past the start-finish line, sending AJ Allmendinger flipping, freezing the f ...

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STEWART BACK IN THE CHASE WITH WIN

After three weeks of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Tony Stewart had dug himself quite the hole in his pursuit of his third NASCAR championship. Despite having a strong car and leading late, Stewart ran out of gas coming to the white flag in the Chase opener in Loudon. A mediocre run at Dover and a fourth place finish in Kansas put Stewart back to 10th in the Chase, 127 points behind leader Jimmie Johnson. That number got a lot smaller on Sunday, after Stewart was able to earn his first win at th ...

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UPCOMING NASCAR VIDEO GAMES

 Several sources have confirmed that Activision has acquired sole license to produce NASCAR video games (goodbye Reverse Madden Curse). Beginning next year with NASCAR 11, the first dedicated NASCAR racing sim in two years, Activision will roll out a series of video games integrating America's favorite motorsport into Activision's video game franchises.Activision has a slew of hot, new games combining the best of NASCAR with exciting, classic franchises. These title ...

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BOWYER HIT HARD BY PENALTY

Clint Bowyer’s gamble on fuel last weekend in New Hampshire may have paid off and put the Chase driver in Victory Lane on Sunday, but on Wednesday, NASCAR handed down a hefty penalty that sent Bowyer from second in the Chase standings all the way to 12th. After taking the winning No. 33 Chevrolet was sent back to the NASCAR Research & Development Center in Concord, N.C., officials determined the rear of the car – where the body lined up with the chassis – did not meet the s ...

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THE 2010 CHASE: FINALLY SOME STEAK TO GO WITH THAT SIZZLE

You ever had this happen? A new steakhouse gets set to open with great fanfare. There’s a buzz about town, they've run a splashy ad campaign, and they’ve promised a dining experience unlike any you’ve ever had.You’ve made a date, you’ve hired a baby sitter and you’ve brought your appetite for the big Grand Opening. The only problem is, you get there, and the servers are ill-mannered and ill-trained, even the best courses are not better than what you could make ...

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RCR COULD (MAYBE) WIN THE TITLE

With Clint Bowyer's win in New Hampshire, and Kevin Harvick's great finish with a bad car, Richard Childress Racing has a shot at the title. Rowdy.com New Hampshire Wrap-up - Watch more Funny Videos ...

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