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    Kurt Busch the writer

    Kurt Busch, 2004 NASCAR Sprint Series champion and a 17-time winner at the top level of stock car racing, has joined the list of’s “Exclusive Writers” covering the 2008 schedule. Busch, who is among only 12 drivers to have claimed victories and poles in all three of NASCAR’s top...
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    Who did the cameras focus on in 2007?

    Who did the cameras focus on in 2007? started to keep records of how many commercials there are during Cup races and how much time they take of every broadcast was in response to many fans’ unhappiness with those numbers. Soon after I started posting the numbers and even have them...
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    Nationwide Deal for Kenny Wallace?

    Nationwide Deal for Kenny Wallace? UPDATE 3 confirmed: hearing Kenny Wallace will make his 2008 Nationwide Series announcement at Gateway International Raceway on Friday, Jan 25th. Wallace tested at Daytona in the #37 Baker Curb Racing Ford and has been rumored to be driving for that team or for...
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    Countdown to Daytona

    20 -- Of the 33 Cup wins for the No. 20, Tony Stewart has all but one -- the first one, which is registered by Marvin Panch in the 1961 Daytona 500. Stewart is 0-for-9 in The Great American Race.
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    Stewart In No Rush

    Stewart in no rush to sign contract extension HUNTERSVLLE, N.C. - Tony Stewart, who has spent his entire NASCAR Cup Series career at Joe Gibbs Racing, says he is in no rush to begin talks regarding a contract extension with the successful racing operation. "Right now I just want...
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    January 24, 2008

    Jan. 24, 2008 • 24 -- Everyone knows the No. 24 is Jeff Gordon's car, and Gordon is one of the most successful drivers in NASCAR history. But ... did you know that Gordon owns all 81 victories in the No. 24 in the number's 1,090 Grand National/Cup races? And ... (bar-bet time) did you...
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    New GEM Sponsor

    Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper to sponsor GEM: Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper has contracted with Gillett Evernham Motorsports as the primary sponsor for six 2008 races. The Auto Value logo will decorate the Dodge race car for three races during the season while the other three races will showcase the...
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    Sprint Woes

    Sprint Woes? Sprint, the sponsor for NASCAR's premier series, recently cut 4,000 jobs and closed 125 retail outlets. The company reportedly lost 683,000 postpaid subscribers during the fourth quarter of 2007. But NASCAR chairman Brian France isn't concerned that the series will be looking for a...
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    Today in NASCAR history, Richard Petty

    January 23, 1972: Richard Petty starts the Winston Western 500 second to begin a phenomenal year of qualifying. (Actually, he has a phenomenal year overall, but we'll stick to qualifying.) In 31 races, Petty starts outside the top 10 once -- the Daytona 500, in which he starts 32nd. In the other...
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    Tim Richmond

    25 -- Let's remember Tim Richmond today. Of his 13 career wins, the final nine come in Rick Hendrick's No. 25 Chevrolet, including a series-high seven in 1986. In addition to his 13 wins, Richmond posted 42 top-fives and 78 top-10s and won 14 poles in 185 Cup Series races.
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    Kenseth expects smooth transition

    Kenseth expects smooth transition by Reid Spencer, Sporting News NASCAR Wire Service (Daytona Beach Fla.)- Despite starting a NASCAR Sprint Cup season for the first time without Robbie Reiser as his crew chief, Matt Kenseth expects a smooth transition with Chip Bolin atop the pit box...
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    48 Crew Shakeup

    Knaus shakes up No. 48 crew by Reid Spencer, Sporting News NASCAR Wire Service (Daytona Beach Fla.)- Jimmie Johnson isn't one to stand on a pat hand, either. In the wake of back-to-back championships, crew chief Chad Knaus has replaced both tire changers on the No. 48 pit crew...
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    Happy Birthday Mark

    January 9, 1959: Mark Martin is 49 today. Martin has 35 Cup wins and a record 47 Busch wins. Four times he has finished second in the Cup points standings. His Craftsman Truck Series record is outstanding, too. He has finished outside the top 10 in only four of 23 races. He has seven wins and 16...
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    Junior Observes at Daytona

    Earnhardt Jr. attends testing as spectator DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. couldn't stand the thought of staying home and being bored while the rest of his new Hendrick Motorsports teammates were testing during Monday's first Sprint Cup Series session at Daytona International Speedway...
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    Countdown to the 50th Daytona 500

    Countdown to Daytona By Sporting News Wire Service We are counting down the days to the 50th Daytona 500 on Feb. 17, 2008. Each day we will highlight a number that corresponds to the countdown number. Jan. 8, 2008 • 40: Cup races in which Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr...
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    Inner Strength

    Inner Strength If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can get going without pep pills, If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles , If you can eat the same food everyday and be...
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    Geography Test

    This will test your knowledge of geography. I refuse to reveal how poorly I did.
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    Internet Lifestyle

    These days we are all some what caught in an "Internet lifestyle", so here are some things you can do in the horrific event your ISP goes down... 1. Dial 911 immediately. 2. Open the curtains to see if anything has changed over the past 2 years. 3. You mean there's something else to...
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    Happy Winter Solstice

    Tomorrow is the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Happy Winter Solstice cuz now the days will be getting longer!
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    Medical Myths Even Doctors Believe

    7 Medical Myths Even Doctors Believe Robert Roy Britt LiveScience Managing Editor Thu Dec 20, 2007 Popular culture is loaded with myths and half-truths. Most are harmless. But when doctors start believing medical myths, perhaps it's time to worry. In the British Medical...
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