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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

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