PENSKE, GANASSI BATTLE FROM INDY TO CHARLOTTE AS BUSCH WINS COCA-COLA 600

CONCORD, N.C. _ The day started off with a battle between Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi in the Indianapolis 500 and at the end of the night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway it came down to a battle of Penske versus Ganassi to settle the 51st running of the Coca-Cola 600. Dario Franchitti may have been able to get the job done for Ganassi in Indy, but Kurt Busch was not going to let his Penske car be beaten by a Ganassi owned ride. For much of the race Busch was the car to beat, leading 12 times f ...

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BUSCH-HAMLIN FEUD ENDS — FOR NOW

CHARLOTTE_ Perhaps the highlight of last weekend’s Sprint All-Star Race was when Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin had a disagreement about a piece of real estate coming off Turn 2. With ten laps to go in the final segment, Busch got a run through the corner and looked to make a move on the outside of his teammate for the lead. Hamlin shut the door, forcing Busch to check up and he caught the wall. The incident killed their momentum and allowed Kurt Busch to make the w ...

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ALL-STAR RACE ODDS

Somewhere Nicolas Cage’s character in Leaving Las Vegas is saying, “You’re really going to do this.”All-star games suck. They’re rarely competitive. They’re often full of lame cross-promotional stunts sure to go wrong. I don’t care if the Puma mascot is here. I just want to watch my favorite starts of women’s professional soccer.What I do care about is not going back on my word. In February, I wrote  the following:This season, I’m going ...

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CAN YOU FIND ME NOW? VIDEO

As race-day promotions go, this looks like a fun one. Verizon Wireless unleashed hundreds of Can-You-Hear-Me-Now-Guy clones on Lowe's Motor Speedway and challenged fans to find the real Can-You-Hear-Me-Now-Guy, who is played by the actor Paul Marcarelli. It's like Where's Waldo?, only Waldo is a popular corporate personification. It appears that fun was had by all. Can You Find Me Now? - Watch more Funny Videos ...

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TONY STEWART HAS A CLONE

On the heels of his All-star win last weekend, Tony Stewart is being praised for his dexterity in balancing both his owner responsibilities and driver duties. People are talking about how he has created the winning model for how one man can manage two different roles. I offer another theory about his success: There are two Tony Stewarts. I don't mean that Tony Stewart is a driver and an owner. I mean there are TWO Tonys. 5 reasons that prove Tony Stewart is actually two peopl ...

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