Weekend Recap: Busch Captures Third-Place Finish at Sprint All-Star Race

Hornish Jr. Captures First Cup Win; Wins Sprint All-Star Showdown

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CONCORD, N.C. (Saturday, May 16, 2009) – The stars of NASCAR shined brightly at this weekend’s Sprint All-Star and Sprint Showdown races at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Despite threatening weather in the Charlotte area most of the weekend, NASCAR’s only non-point’s race of the season dodged the rain and proved to be one of the sport’s most exciting races this year.

The 21-car Sprint All-Star field included the Dodge’s of Kurt Busch (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge), Kasey Kahne (No. 9 Budweiser Dodge) – both via 2008 NSCS event wins…

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Weekend Recap: Busch Captures Third-Place Finish at Sprint All-Star Race

Weekend Recap: Elliott Sadler Posts Best Finish Since Season Opener At Daytona

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DARLINGTON, S.C. (Saturday, May 9, 2009) – Darlington Raceway proved once again why it is referred to as “The Lady In Black” and “Too Tough To Tame”. Saturday night’s Southern 500 had a record 17 cautions with 20 of the 43 starters involved in mishaps, some more than once. Most of the remaining 23 cars carried significant battle scars, many with a signature “Darlington Stripe” after contact with the retaining walls.

All seven Dodge teams were competitive on the 1.366-mile, egg-shaped oval. At one point, four Dodges were running in the top 10. When the checkered…

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Weekend Recap: Elliott Sadler Posts Best Finish Since Season Opener At Daytona

Weekend Preview: Kasey Kahne Looking For Success in Darlington

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DARLINGTON, S.C. (May 7, 2009) – Who can tame the ‘Lady in Black’ is the question NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers have heading into this weekend’s Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. One year after NASCAR celebrated its 60th year, Darlington Raceway is set for a 60-year celebration of its own. Darlington is the second-oldest track in NASCAR and has hosted 105 Sprint Cup races over the past 59 years.

Saturday night’s event is the 11th of 36 point races on the 2009 Sprint Cup schedule. All seven Dodge drivers entered are guaranteed starting positions in the…

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Weekend Preview: Kasey Kahne Looking For Success in Darlington