Archive for April, 2009
David Poole, a Charlotte Observer and ThatsRacin.com reporter who became one of the country’s leading authorities on NASCAR, died of a heart attack Tuesday afternoon. He was 50. Poole had just returned from last week’s race at Talladega, Ala. He was at his Stanfield home when the heart attack occurred. His daughter called 911. Emergency [...]
As everyone knows NASCAR placed drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Casey Mears on probation for six races for actions detrimental to stock car racing. The two drivers hit each other after the conclusion of Saturday night’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway last weekend. Many feel that Earnhardt, Jr should have definitely received [...]
The buzz in the garage has Earnhardt Ganassi Racing shutting down the #8 Chevy and sidelining Aric Almirola after this weekend if a sponsor doesn’t magically appear. If that happens, three contracts are affected: #1-Martin Truex Jr., Bass Pro Shops Racing and Chevy. Truex’s contract states that he must have two teammates or he can [...]
Jeff Gordon ended the longest winless drought of his career, beating Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson to finally win at Texas.
Kurt Busch said Friday he and team owner Roger Penske are on good terms after engaging in a heated radio conversation during the Sprint Cup race at Martinsville, Va., last weekend. Busch started the Goody’s 500 second and finished 18th. “Roger and I are on the same page and that’s behind us,” Busch said Friday [...]
A second annual NASCAR Sprint Cup race isn’t in Las Vegas’ foreseeable future, but one of the sport’s big events apparently is coming to town. NASCAR and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority have reached an agreement in principle to bring the Sprint Cup banquet, awards ceremony and postseason celebration to Las Vegas in [...]
Henry County, Georgia has administratively dismissed DUI charges after independent investigation against NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team owner Billy Ballew. The charge relates to an incident that occurred March 4, 2009 on the grounds of Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia.
Stories have begun swirling around the internet that President Barack Obama has ordered GM and Dodge out of NASCAR to save money for the struggling auto giants. These stories are FALSE, and are nothing more than an April Fools joke.
Salt glazing as an art has been around for centuries. This art originated in the fourteenth or early fifteenth century Germany. Later, its popularity also spread to the United States and most other parts of the world. Stone and clay pottery was already being used extensively in these places, as a piece of art or [...]
The success of any knitting project starts by choosing the proper knitting needle. That’s because the needle determines what the stitches look like and how much you actually enjoy knitting. The more you enjoy it, the more you will knit and the better you will become. Given how much influence knitting needles have on a [...]