EDWARDS WINS TENSE BATTLE WITH BUSCH

NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ As singers from honky-tonks to the Grand Ole Opry crooned in downtown Nashville, nobody was more in tune on Saturday than Carl Edwards.Edwards largely dominated the NASCAR Nationwide Series race near the Music City and scored his second series victory of the year.Kyle Busch and Edwards were in the top five in both of Friday’s practices. Come race time, they backed up their posted speeds. The pair held the first and second positions for a majority of green flag action ...

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HOW WILL NASHVILLE CROWDS FARE?

Easter Sunday brings a break in the NASCAR Cup schedule. The Nationwide Series traditionally schedules the first of its two annual Nashville Superspeedway visits on Saturday of the holiday weekend. This will be the first race of 2011 where the second-tier tour is the headliner. NASCAR’s national series attendance has seen an upward trend this year. Will that continue at Nashville?Crowd counts have been up when compared to the difficult economic times in the past three years. Other than the ...

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