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Kenny Wallace Driver Diary: Making It Better on Track & the Time of Our Lives off Track

Well, Atlanta marked one of the first races without my crew chief, Chris Rice. I went down there with an open mind and ready to go. We had a lot of problems. The car was bottoming out really badly. The car was hitting the left-side jack post, hitting the cross-member. We never did get going. …

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Kenny Wallace Driver Diary: Hometown Blues, Some Great Runs & Some Amazing Fans

We had a really rough time in Chicago. From the time we arrived there all the way through practice, we’d just bottom out, destroying our car. That was very strange because we’re usually pretty successful at getting the car up off the ground. We just had a tough time there from the get-go. They dropped …

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Kenny Wallace Driver Diary: Bad Luck, Better Days & the Bahamas

Milwaukee was just incredibly disappointing. We had such a great racecar. We never qualify very well because we don’t put any effort into it. We’re locked in, sitting 19th in owner points, so we don’t put any effort into qualifying. It costs a lot of money to qualify because you have to put on new …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Kenny Wallace on the Fan Car, Big Changes & Using Your Imagination

The NASCAR Nationwide Series has evolved through the years, in every aspect from the series’ vision to the technology and expense needed to be successful. A handful of drivers have been there through many of the changes, and this week we speak with one of them. Frontstretch’s Amy Henderson sat down with Nationwide and Cup …

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Holding a Pretty Wheel: Kenny Wallace & Team Trying to Score 1 for the Good Guys

Sponsorship is always a hot topic in racing and in the current economic environment, many teams, even some top Sprint Cup teams, are worried about sponsor dollars. And in the Nationwide Series, that talk is often doubled. There has been growing concern over the last decade as more Sprint Cup drivers are entering more Nationwide …

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Talking NASCAR TV: Grading FOX’s 2009 Season & What’s Stopping the Scrolls?

Greetings, readers. The three races held at Dover International Speedway were quite interesting in their own ways. I enjoyed them all, though – especially that race to the finish between Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart on Sunday. Sunday also marked the 13th and final points race on FOX’s schedule for the season, a milestone that …

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