Autism Speaks 400 Preview

  (photo by Leon Hammack)   Sunday the NASCAR boys move to Dover, Delaware racing at “The Monster Mile”!   Here are some interesting facts concerning Dover International Speedway: First race -July 6, 1969 Race distance-400 miles/laps Fastest race was Mark Martin’s victory in 1997 average speed-132.719 mph Kyle Busch and Mike Bliss are entered in […]

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McGrew to lead the #88 HMS Chevy

  (photo by Leon Hammack)   Hendrick Motorsports today announced that Lance McGrew will be the interim crew chief for the #88 AMP/National Guard Chevy beginning with the June 7th race at Pocono Raceway.  Team manager Brian Whitesell will lead the team this weekend at Dover. “Our performance hasn’t been where it should be,” said […]

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The Rain Reins Supreme!

  (photo by Leon Hammack) NASCAR had a long and very contentious bout with the rains this weekend and lost!  The Coca Cola 600, NASCAR’s longest race of the year, was washed out on its traditional starting day of the Sunday.  Not a problem, they just delayed the start of the race to Monday at noon. So the […]

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Fairy Tales Can Come True!

(IMS photo by Bret Kelly) “Fairy tales can come true, they can happen to you, when you are young at heart.”  These are the lyrics at the beginning of the song, “Young at Heart”.  Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway the world was witness to those very words as the race played out for millions to see.  Just one […]

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Farewell Larry Rice

  (photo by Leon Hammack)   Some people may not know who Larry Rice was.  Some may only know him as one of the announcers on ESPN’s Thursday Night Thunder of the 1980’s.  The jovial sidekick to Dave Despain and Gary Lee in the early days of Thursday Night Thunder, Rice grew as a race […]

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Who’s on First……?

  (photo by Leon Hammack)   The Jeremy Mayfield/NASCAR drug suspension, the he said-she said media circus cointinues!  According to an article written at Racin Today (racintoday.com) Mayfield staunchly refudiates the claim by NASCAR that he was notified of the drug that they accuse him of testing positive for.  It appears that this “black eye” […]

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All Stars Shine Brightly

(Photo by Leon Hammack)   It was only a matter of time before THE SMOKER  took his new team to victory lane!  To all the nay sayers, the Stewart-Haas Racing #14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevy is a true serious threat for the championship for 2009.  In just 12 races the #14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevy has, no […]

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