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Truex Has Become Cup’s King Of The Roads
Saturday, 4 Aug, 2018 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Truex Has Become Cup’s King Of The Roads
Truex Has Become Cup’s King Of The Roads

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. _ In addition to his title as reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion, Martin Truex Jr. proudly has emerged as a bona fide road-racing ace.
Truex captured his first win at Watkins Glen International last summer, and followed it with a victory at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California earlier […]

Busch Scores Back-To-Front Win At Pocono
Monday, 30 Jul, 2018 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Busch Scores Back-To-Front Win At Pocono
Busch Scores Back-To-Front Win At Pocono

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch overcame starting from near the rear of the field because of a penalty for failing post-qualifying inspection, an out-of-sorts car early in the race and several late-race restarts to win Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.
The victory in the Gander Outdoors 400 […]

Penalties Put JGR’s Suarez On Pocono Pole
Saturday, 28 Jul, 2018 – 17:43 | Comments Off on Penalties Put JGR’s Suarez On Pocono Pole
Penalties Put JGR’s Suarez On Pocono Pole

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Daniel Suarez was awarded the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Speedway after the drivers with the two top qualifying speeds – Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch – failed post-qualifying inspection.

Harvick was fastest in the final round of qualifying, but his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford did not pass the body scan […]

Late Bump Gives Harvick The Cup Win In N.H.
Monday, 23 Jul, 2018 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Late Bump Gives Harvick The Cup Win In N.H.
Late Bump Gives Harvick The Cup Win In N.H.

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Kevin Harvick tracked down Kyle Busch over the final 20 laps, bumped Busch out of the way for the lead with seven laps to go and went on to win  Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The victory was the series-leading sixth of the season for the […]

Kurt Busch Drives To New Hampshire Pole
Friday, 20 Jul, 2018 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Drives To New Hampshire Pole
Kurt Busch Drives To New Hampshire Pole

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Kurt Busch drove his way to the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.
Busch earned the pole at the 1.058-mile track with a lap at 133.591 mph in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford.
Busch head out early in the final session to lay down his fast lap.
“I don’t want […]

Turns And Feuds Are The Talk Of Kentucky
Friday, 13 Jul, 2018 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Turns And Feuds Are The Talk Of Kentucky
Turns And Feuds Are The Talk Of Kentucky

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Some notes and quotes from Sparta, Kentucky on Friday:
Looking for action at Kentucky Speedway? Keep your eyes on Turn 3, drivers say.
“Turn 3 is tough for sure,” Martin Truex Jr said. “It seems like this year maybe a little bit easier with the new tires that they brought here, but […]

Cup Drivers Getting Straight On ROVAL Curves
Wednesday, 11 Jul, 2018 – 15:27 | Comments Off on Cup Drivers Getting Straight On ROVAL Curves
Cup Drivers Getting Straight On ROVAL Curves

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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“Challenging” and “survival” could easily become the operative words describing Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course and the Bank of America ROVAL 400 scheduled for Sept. 30.
The two words first surfaced when Goodyear began tire testing on the course that incorporates part of Charlotte’s 1.5-mile oval with a winding track through […]

‘Hinchtown’ Becomes Capital Of Iowa For A Day
Sunday, 8 Jul, 2018 – 15:42 | Comments Off on ‘Hinchtown’ Becomes Capital Of Iowa For A Day
‘Hinchtown’ Becomes Capital Of Iowa For A Day

By Jim Pedley | ManagingEditor
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The 2018 season was not going  the way driver James Hinchcliffe had hoped. Until, that is, late in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway when he tracked down and passed a seemingly unbeatable Josef Newgarden and then drove off to victory.
The win was the first of the season for Hinchcliffe […]

Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
Friday, 6 Jul, 2018 – 18:23 | Comments Off on Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race
Elliott Claims Pole For Daytona Night Race

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Chase Elliott, hobbled by a sprained ankle that he sustain during “horse play” around his swimming pool on the Fourth of July, claimed the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series during Friday’s qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway.
Elliott’s pole-winning lap came at 194.045 mph at the 2.5-mile Daytona oval.
“I didn’t know it […]

Junior: Keep Being Junior When Red Light Goes On
Friday, 29 Jun, 2018 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Junior: Keep Being Junior When Red Light Goes On
Junior: Keep Being Junior When Red Light Goes On

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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To be honest, I’m not really looking forward to watching the broadcast of this weekend’s NASCAR race at Chicagoland Speedway and all because of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Not because I don’t like Earnhardt Jr. On the contrary. I truly like and respect the man and always looked forward to talking to […]