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  • NASCAR driver Adam Petty's legacy lives on in memory, camp

    NASCAR driver Adam Petty's legacy lives on in memory, camp
    When more than 175 motorcyclists participating in the Kyle Petty Charity Ride stopped at Krispy Kreme in Hampton on Wednesday, Adam Petty was on the minds of many. The approaching anniversary of Adam's death during an accident in a Nationwide Series...
  • Report: Petty no longer wants Bowyer

    Report: Petty no longer wants Bowyer
    There appears to be one fewer option for Clint Bowyer in 2012. FOXSports.com is reporting that Richard Petty Motorsports has withdrawn it's offer for the Emporia, Kansas native to drive one of its race cars next season. "We are no longer in discussions...
  • Report: Bowyer headed to Michael Watrip Racing

    Report: Bowyer headed to Michael Watrip Racing
    Multiple reports out of Chicagoland Speedway say that a deal between Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip racing will soon be announced. ESPN.com says the deal could be finalized by the end of the week. Team owner Michael Waltrip tweeted on Friday, "MWR...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

    The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch
    It's been quite the week for the Kansas Kid. With his chase hopes gone and his days with Richard Childress Racing numbered, Clint Bowyer will head to Chicagoland Speedway hoping to end the season on an upswing. The #33 team ran 22nd at Richmond last...
  • The Backstretch Blog: What's next for Bowyer?

    The Backstretch Blog: What's next for Bowyer?
    So the Chase is set and Kansas' favorite son is on the outside looking in. More dishearteningly, Clint Bowyer is also 10 weeks away from the end of the season and he still has no ride for next year. To no one's big surprise the news broke last weekend in...
  • The Backstretch Blog: The Legend of Gordo

    I never saw Richard Petty put a hurtin' on the field. I never saw the sly ole Silver Fox outsmart the competition and DW busting out the "Icky Shuffle" Is just a piece of tape to me that they bust out each Daytona 500. Being a relatively new fan to the...
  • No Limits

    There truly are 'No Limits' to the relationship between legendary rock-n-roll band Foreigner and Texas Motor Speedway. Foreigner and Texas Motor Speedway collaborated on a remix of the band's hit song 'Hot Blooded' that incorporates lyrics supporting the...
  • Gordon's reign cleanses

    HAMPTON, Ga. — Shortly after the 200th lap in Tuesday's AdvoCare 500, a heavy mist started falling on Atlanta Motor Speedway, forcing officials to call for a caution. After pit stops by the usual suspects, it was time to meet the new drivers atop...
  • Gordon holds on at Atlanta for 85th career win

    Jeff Gordon dominated much of the rain-delayed AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Tuesday and then won a duel with Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson for his third Sprint Cup Series win of the season. Gordon held about a 2-second lead...
  • Daytona: a real sun of a beach

    Daytona: a real sun of a beach
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Biker babe, I'm not. NASCAR fan? Uh-uh. Beach bunny? Nope, don't think so. I'm way past the weight limit on being either a babe or a bunny. But it is late evening, and I've found myself driving along Daytona Beach, on Florida'...
  • Dale pales in comparison

    Certainly there have been worse transactions in the history of sports. Take your pick: The Red Sox selling Babe Ruth so they could finance a Broadway musical. The Baltimore Colts forcibly dumping pouty Sanford rookie QB John Elway for Mark Hermann and...