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NASCAR Preview: Dodge Teams Head to Atlanta Focused On Consistency

HAMPTON, Ga. (March 5, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend for the Kobalt Tools 500, the fourth of 36 point-paying races on the 2009 schedule. The event on the 1.54-mile track leads into a rare open weekend on the schedule followed by back-to-back races on the always action-packed short tracks at Bristol and Martinsville.

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NASCAR Preview: Dodge Teams Head to Atlanta Focused On Consistency

Dodge NASCAR Preview: Kurt Busch Looking for Hometown Win in Vegas

Las Vegas Next Stop On NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Schedule

LAS VEGAS – The Dodge Boys head to the desert and the 1.5-mile Last Vegas Motor Speedway for this weekend’s Shelby 427 – the third of 36 point races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Six of the seven Dodge team are guaranteed a spot in the 43-car starting field based on a top-35 finish in the 2008 owner point standings.

The 2009 owner points will be used to determine the top 35 after the fifth race (Bristol) of the 2009 season.

With two top-10 finishes to start the 2009 season,…

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Dodge NASCAR Preview: Kurt Busch Looking for Hometown Win in Vegas

Recap: Kurt Busch Fifth in Auto Club 500; Up To Third in Overall Standings

“I think some of the off-season changes have helped. It’s a good way to get a report card early. We have to keep working on it, making good adjustments and putting ourselves in position to win.” — Kurt Busch

Standings as of February 23, 2009

FONTANA, Calif. – The off-season work at Penske Racing appears to be paying dividends on the track in 2009. Kurt Busch recorded his second straight top-10 finish in the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger with a solid fifth in the Auto…

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Recap: Kurt Busch Fifth in Auto Club 500; Up To Third in Overall Standings