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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

Sam Hornish Jr. Posts Career-Best Sprint Cup Finish At Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. (Saturday, May 2, 2009) – Sam Hornish Jr. drove the No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge Charger to a sixth-place finish Saturday night in the Crown Royal 400 at Richmond International Raceway, a career-best in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition.

Hornish collected his first top 10 in his 44th Sprint Cup start just two weeks earlier at Phoenix, a one-mile oval. Saturday night’s effort came on RIR’s .75-mile layout. He started 28th but had worked his way to 18th by lap 65 and was in the top 15 by lap 100. He made it into the…

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Sam Hornish Jr. Posts Career-Best Sprint Cup Finish At Richmond

Weekend Preview: Kurt Busch Leads Dodge Contingent Into Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. (April 30, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series moves from NASCAR’s biggest track – 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway – to the smaller confines of Richmond International Raceway, a .75-mile, D-shaped oval, for Saturday night’s Crown Royal 400 – the 10th of 36 events on the Sprint Cup regular-season schedule.

With his sixth-place finish last weekend at Talladega, Penske Racing’s Kurt Busch vaulted into the top spot in the Sprint Cup driver standings by five points over four-time series champion Jeff Gordon. It’s the first time that Busch has been at the top of the standings since…

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Weekend Preview: Kurt Busch Leads Dodge Contingent Into Richmond