AUDIO

RRAZ 02/28/11 SHOW [AUDIO/VIDEO]

Jamie, Chuck and Andy talk about the full weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. The track destruction started right after the race… well somewhat right after the race. Find out who stopped by the Racing Roundup track headquarters. Kudos to Arizona Republic for freelancing Michael Knight and Mark Armijo for excellent race coverage. Is declaring  one…

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Race weekend 02/18-2/20

Here is your weekly LIVE race breakdown of where on TV and the web to find races this weekend (all times Eastern). Friday, February 18th 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Daytona Qualifying – ESPN2 – 4pm NASCAR Truck Daytona Race – SPEED – 7:30pm Saturday, February 19th, 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Daytona Race – ESPN2 – 1:15pm AMA…

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Cup

Gatorade Duel 150 grids and guesses

DUEL 1 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2 27 Paul Menard 3 39 Ryan Newman 4 5 Mark Martin 5 14 Tony Stewart 6 22 Kurt Busch 7 42 Juan Montoya 8 9 Marcos Ambrose 9 29 Kevin Harvick 10 48 Jimmie Johnson 11 09 Bill Elliott 12 43 A.J. Allmendinger 13 87 Joe Nemechek 14…

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Cup

CLOSING THOUGHTS on 2010

I was right. I was wrong. On July 24, 2007, I wrote here about ESPN’s return to Big Time NASCAR Cup race coverage after an absence of more than six years. Here’s a link to that posting, titled “ESPN’s Turn.” http://spindoctor500blog.blogspot.com/2007/07/espns-turn.html I expressed my enthusiasm, but signaled my concerns, based on what I’d seen on…

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Cup

THE NASCAR “PHONEY” CUPPERS…SEASON FINALE

4 TIME AND REIGNING…SERIES CHAMP…JIMMIE JOHNSON… HEADED TO HOMESTEAD …A.K.A ”NORTH CUBA”…RACEWAY …FOR THE SEASON FINALE AND NEEDING SOME…”CHAMPION’S MAGIC”…TO RETAIN HIS CROWN AND CLINCH THE 2010 CUP TITLE AND AS EXPECTED HE KEPT HIS FOCUS…AND HIS NOSE CLEAN WHILE THE “PRETENDERS”…TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP KEVIN HARVICK AND DENNY HAMLIN…SELF-DESTRUCTED…ALLOWING JOHNSON TO SEIZE…HIS 5TH CONSECUTIVE CUP…

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Cup

ROUND # 9 OF THE…“FARCE” TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP

CARL EDWARDS MADE IT A TWO FOR TWO PHOENIX WEEKEND WHEN HE MADE IT TWO WINS IN TWO DAYS AT THE D-SHAPED OVAL IN A RACE WHICH SAW HIM DOMINATE EARLY AND THEN…GIVE WAY TO POINT LEADER…DENNY HAMLIN WHO HAD A SHOT AT THE WIN BUT…LIKE MANY OTHERS STUMBLED ON FUEL MILEAGE COSTING HIM…POSSIBLY A…

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Cup

Minutiae RACE-VEMBER 8, 2010…SHOW

THE U.S.A.C./C.R.A. “CAL SPRINTERS” AND THE “BACK-EASTER’S…(MOSTLY FROM INDIANA) HEADED TO…WEASLEY NAMED…PERRIS SPEEDWAY FOR THREE NIGHTS OF…HEAD TO HEAD SPRINT CAR RACIN’…OVER THE WEEKEND…AND HERE’S HOW THINGS…SHOOK OUT… BEGINNING ON THURSDAY NIGHT WITH 51 SPRINTERS CHECKING IN THE OPENING ROUND SAW NATIONAL POINT LEADER LEVI JONES PASS…BUD KAEDING…WITH… 3 TO GO…TO TAKE THE OPENING NIGHT…

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ROUND # 8 OF THE…“FARCE” TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP

DESPITE BEING ALONG…LONG…RACE…THE TEXAS CUP SHOW WAS INTERESTING ENOUGH FOR US TO SLOW DOWN OUR D.V.R…AND GET SOMEWHAT INVOLVED IN THE BROADCAST FOR A CHANGE…AND THE “SLOWING DOWN TO WATCH”…WAS TRIGGERED…NOT ONLY BY THE ON TRACK ACTION…BUT…THE ANTICS OCCURRING IN THE PITS…AS WELL… MIXED IN WITH SOME PRETTY GOOD RACING…INCLUDING THE CONTINUED RESURGENCE OF THE…

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ARCA

Minutiae AUGUST 31, 2010

THE WORLD OF OUTLAWS WINGED SPRINTERS SLIPPED ACROSS THE BORDER INTO  EDMONDTON, CANNUCKADA FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL TWO NIGHT OIL CITY CUP …WHICH SAW THE OPENER GO TO JASON MEYERS WHO COLLECTED WIN # 9 OF 2010 AND THE 44TH OF HIS CAREER AS HE FINISHED AHEAD OF KERRY MADSEN 2ND AND RR-AZ ALUM DONNY…

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ARCA

Minutiae AUGUST 2, 2010

THE “WINGED SPRINTERS”…OF THE WORLD OF OUTLAWS BEGAN THEIR RACING WEEK LAST TUESDAY NIGHT WITH A TRIO OF SHOWS NORTH OF THE BORDER BEGINNING WITH A 1ST TIME EVER APPEARANCE IN DRUMMONDVILLE, QUEBEC WHERE THEY SAW THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS 20 TIME .CHAMP STEVE KINSER…EARN THE INAUGURAL WIN AHEAD OF RR-AZ ALUM…PAUL MAHAN…2ND AND…

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