One of NASCAR’s Colorful Characters Returns To Open Wheel Racing

It is with a wry grin and a tinge of sadness that we learn that Juan Pablo Montoya is leaving NASCAR, signing on with Roger Penske to race Indy cars starting in 2014. He may not have made anyone forget A.J. Foyt (who won seven races and logged 36 top 10s in 128 NASCAR starts), but the colorful Colombian will not soon be forgotten. How could we forget? He Said What?- According to Mark Martin- a winner of a combined 96 victories in NASCAR Cup, Nationwide, and truck racing- JPM didn't mu ...

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THE NASCAR CLASSIFIEDS

 Who says there are no jobs out there? Opportunities abound in the world of auto racing for people with the right skills. Check out these employment ads and other classifieds from the pages of the Turn Two Tradin’ Post from near Charlotte somewhere… WANTED: Nanny for three talented, but rambunctious little boys: Kyle, Denny and Joey. Extensive travel. Conflict resolution skills a must as boys sometimes fail to play well with others. Children are potty-trained, but often p ...

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KURT BUSCH WINS AT INFINEON AS TEMPERS FLARE

Although he had no previous road course wins, Penske Racing’s Kurt Busch looked like a road course ace Sunday at Infineon Speedway. Using a two pit stop strategy and leading 75 of the 110 laps in the Toyota/Save Mart 350, Busch dominated the event while the others fought it out behind him.“It was one of those unbelievable days where having a game plan going in, we weren't questioning it, it was just old school on how we were going to make it on two stops,” Busch said. Follow ...

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JEFF GORDON SCORES HISTORIC POCONO WIN

Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway, Jeff Gordon joined some very elite company in the NASCAR history books. By scoring the win in the 5-Hour Energy 500, Gordon moved into a three-way tie with Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip on NASCAR’s all-time win list with 84 victories. The only two drivers with more victories than the driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet are Richard Petty and David Pearson. “I really can't even express in words what it means to tie Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison at ...

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RYAN NEWMAN’S RETALIATION REFERENCE MANUAL

Ryan Newman and Juan Pablo tangled with fists in NASCAR's hauler after tangling on the track last weekend. NASCAR's 'Have At It, Boys' policy will be put to the test. In the eye-for-an-eye world of NASCAR retaliations there are a series of unwritten laws that dictate what is the appropriate retaliation for a racing injustice. The unwritten code is complex and contingent on a number of variables. Never one to be mistaken as NASCAR's Miss Manners, Ryan Newman recently shared his unwritten law ...

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