Archive for October, 2012

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As the only female blogger on this site, I normally talk about NASCAR and whatever sports news that comes out during the week that I know the boys are’t going to write about. As we enter the second day of October, there is another thing I’d like to write about but it does have a sports twist to it.

The cheerleaders weren’t the only folks dressed in pink in support of Breast Cancer awareness. (CURTIS COMPTON/AJC)

As you all know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While to many this is just another month, to others it’s a month to pay tribute to the women in our lives who have been effected by this horrible disease. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 225,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 alone. But with early detection, the survival rate for those affected is 98%. Read the rest of this entry »

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Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 30, 2012 in Dover, Delaware.

Three races down. Seven more to go.

On Sunday, Brad Keselowski had just enough fuel to capture his second victory in three weeks. Today’s victory was his fifth of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season and his first at the 1-mile oval.

The confusing part of the race on Sunday was when the first caution came out on Lap 31 during green flag pit stops. Seven chase drivers were a lap down afterwards. By race end, only six cars were on the lead lap. Read the rest of this entry »