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NASCAR Preview: Busch Hopes to ‘Clip’ Competition in Martinsville

BUSCH LOOKS TO BRING ‘AL’ COMPANY WITH MARTINSVILLE WIN

All Seven Dodge Teams Guaranteed A Starting Spot In Sunday’s Race

MARTINSVILLE, Va., (March 26, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolls into southern Virginia for this weekend’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at the demanding flat short track of Martinsville Speedway. This weekend’s event is the sixth of 36 point’s races on the Sprint Cup schedule.

The .526-mile track, built in 1947, is often referred to as a ‘paper clip’ for its unique flat and low-banked oval configuration. Martinsville not only tests the mechanical fortitude of race teams, but patience…

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NASCAR Preview: Busch Hopes to ‘Clip’ Competition in Martinsville

Weekend Wrap: Kahne Nabs Best Finish of Season @ Bristol

KASEY KAHNE RECORDS BEST FINISH OF THE SEASON AT BRISTOL 

Finishes Fifth In The No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger 

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Sunday, March 22, 2009) – Kasey Kahne posted his best finish of the 2009 season, a fifth-place effort Sunday in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.  It was two spots better than his seventh two weeks ago at Atlanta and moved the driver of the No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger to sixth in the season point standings. 

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Weekend Wrap: Kahne Nabs Best Finish of Season @ Bristol

NASCAR PREVIEW: Dodge Teams Ready for ‘MARCH MADNESS’ @ Bristol

UPDATE: ALL SEVEN DODGES QUALIFY

Qualifying Results
Food City 500
Bristol Motor Speedway
1. Mark Martin
2. Ryan Newman
3. Jimmie Johnson
4. Greg Biffle
5. Kasey Kahne – Dodge
6. David Reutimann
7.
Reed Sorenson - Dodge
8. Dave Blaney
9. Jamie McMurray
10. Jeff Gordon
(Other Dodge Teams)
22. Elliott Sadler
25. Sam Hornish Jr.
26. AJ Allmendinger
29. David Stremme
32. Kurt Busch 
 

 “As far as the strategy behind my success, I learned from the very first race that you have to be around at the finish to do well at Bristol. It really is a situation of surviving the first 400 laps – keeping the fenders on the thing and staying out…

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NASCAR PREVIEW: Dodge Teams Ready for ‘MARCH MADNESS’ @ Bristol