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Harvick Fuels Hot Start With Phoenix Pole
Saturday, 14 Mar, 2015 – 4:50 | Comments Off on Harvick Fuels Hot Start With Phoenix Pole
Harvick Fuels Hot Start With Phoenix Pole

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kevin Harvick says he has some great memories of Phoenix International Raceway. He added one more on Friday when he won the pole for Sunday’s Camping World.com 500 Sprint Cup race at the quirky track in the desert.
“This is a pretty special place,” Harvick, a native of neighboring Southern California, […]

Harvick Dominating In Victory In Las Vegas
Sunday, 8 Mar, 2015 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Harvick Dominating In Victory In Las Vegas
Harvick Dominating In Victory In Las Vegas

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Kevin Harvick, who posted runner-up finishes in the first two Sprint Cup Series races of the season, won Race No. 3 on the 2015 schedule by dominating at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Harvick, last year’s Cup champion, led 142 laps en route to the victory in his Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet. The victory was the […]

Delaware Will Not Pursue Charges Against Busch
Thursday, 5 Mar, 2015 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Delaware Will Not Pursue Charges Against Busch
Delaware Will Not Pursue Charges Against Busch

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Suspended NASCAR driver Kurt Busch has been cleared of criminal charges of alleged domestic abuse involving a former girlfriend, the result of an investigation by the Delaware Department of Justice.
NASCAR slapped Busch with an indefinite suspension on Feb. 20 in the aftermath of a Delaware family court’s finding that “by […]

New Rules Produce Familiar Result At Atlanta
Wednesday, 4 Mar, 2015 – 9:20 | Comments Off on New Rules Produce Familiar Result At Atlanta
New Rules Produce Familiar Result At Atlanta

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It was 10 years ago that Brian France summoned a small group of reporters to the NASCAR hauler in the infield of Kansas Speedway to talk about the future of Sprint Cup Series machinery. The centerpiece of the CEO/Chairman of the Board’s talk in that cramped, quiet office that day […]

Johnson’s Late Charge Gives Him Atlanta Victory
Sunday, 1 Mar, 2015 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Johnson’s Late Charge Gives Him Atlanta Victory
Johnson’s Late Charge Gives Him Atlanta Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Jimmie Johnson survived an explosion of late-race cautions and restarts to win Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The victory was the 71st of the six-time champion’s career and came in start No. 473.
Johnson, who didn’t pick up a victory in 2014 until the fourth month of […]

Logano Wins Pole; Others Rant At Inspections
Friday, 27 Feb, 2015 – 19:44 | Comments Off on Logano Wins Pole; Others Rant At Inspections
Logano Wins Pole; Others Rant At Inspections

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Qualifying almost always results in one driver being happy and all others being disappointed. Following Friday’s Sprint Cup time trials at Atlanta Motor Speedway, one driver emerged happy and a bunch of others were beyond furious.
The happy dude was Joey Logano, the winner of last weekend’s Daytona 500, who won […]

Logano Wins Daytona 500 With Yellow Flapping
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 16:56 | One Comment
Logano Wins Daytona 500 With Yellow Flapping

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joey Logano won Sunday’s Daytona 500 when a wreck brought out a caution just after “The Kid” had taken the white flag on a green/white/checkered restart at Daytona International Speedway.
“I can’t believe it,” he said. “The Daytona 500. Oh my God. Are you kidding me?”
The victory was the first for […]

Angry Drivers Take To Twitter After Busch Wreck
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 9:27 | Comments Off on Angry Drivers Take To Twitter After Busch Wreck
Angry Drivers Take To Twitter After Busch Wreck

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
In the time that it took for Kyle Busch’s Toyota to blow through a couple of hundred yards of painted grass and soft, sandy earth and then slam into a solid concrete wall at 180 or so mph on Saturday, the Daytona Rising project at Daytona International Speedway was transformed […]

Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat
Friday, 20 Feb, 2015 – 10:58 | Comments Off on Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat
Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Danica Patrick was fighting – make that BLEEPING – mad with Denny Hamlin after racing her way into the 57th annual Daytona 500 Thursday night.
Patrick rallied for a 10th-place green/white/checkered flag finish during the second Budweiser Duel At Daytona after a spin she felt was intentionally triggered by Hamlin with […]

Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona
Friday, 20 Feb, 2015 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona
Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona

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Hendrick Motorsports continues to motor right along in Speedweeks.
With Hendrick drivers Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson having already claimed the pole and outside-pole starting spots for Sunday’s Daytona 500, Johnson added a victory in one of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel qualifying races and teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. the other.
Earnhardt Jr. came from his last-place starting […]