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Larson Climbs To Pole At Auto Club Speedway
Saturday, 25 Mar, 2017 – 7:50 | No Comment
Larson Climbs To Pole At Auto Club Speedway

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Kyle Larson, the Chip Ganassi Racing driver who has finished second in his last three Monster Energy Cup Series races, won the pole for this weekend’s race on Friday.
Larson laid down a lap in 38.493 seconds (187.047 mph) at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway in winning the pole.
That lap was better than second-fastest Denny Hamlin […]

Earnhardt Pushes For Drastic NASCAR Penalties
Friday, 24 Mar, 2017 – 17:10 | No Comment
Earnhardt Pushes For Drastic NASCAR Penalties

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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And Dale Earnhardt Jr. calls himself a human being. Turns out he’s a heartless, soulless monster.
Harsh words? Absolutely. But consider them against this backdrop: Earnhardt thinks that NASCAR Cup drivers who intentionally wreck others during races should be sentenced to do additional mid-week meetings with media from cities the host […]

Ryan Newman Wins In Desert To End Drought
Sunday, 19 Mar, 2017 – 18:11 | No Comment
Ryan Newman Wins In Desert To End Drought

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Ryan Newman ended a NASCAR Cup Series winless skid that dated back to 2013 on Sunday when he and his Richard Childress Racing team decided to not follow the leaders into the pits during a caution with six laps to go, held the lead for two laps and won at Phoenix International Raceway.
“I lost count […]

Logano Claims Pole For Phoenix Cup Race
Saturday, 18 Mar, 2017 – 7:42 | No Comment
Logano Claims Pole For Phoenix Cup Race

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Joey Logano of Team Penske edged Ryan Blaney in Friday’s Monster Energy Cup Series qualifying session to win the pole for Sunday’s race at Phoenix International raceway.
The pole was Logano’s first at the 1-mile PIR oval and the 18th of his career. He got it with a lap in 26.216 seconds (137.321 mph).
Blaney put his Wood Brothers […]

Truex Wins As Keselowski Fades Late In Vegas
Sunday, 12 Mar, 2017 – 18:02 | No Comment
Truex Wins As Keselowski Fades Late In Vegas

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Martin Truex Jr. came up big – and lucky – at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday as he won all three stages of the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race.
Truex, though he led the most laps (150), got the victory when Brad Keselowski lost power and fell out of the lead with two laps […]

Keselowski Wins Cup Pole At Las Vegas
Saturday, 11 Mar, 2017 – 8:31 | No Comment
Keselowski Wins Cup Pole At Las Vegas

Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by laying down a lap at the 1.5-mile oval in 27.881 (193.680 mph).
The pole was Keselowski’s first of the season, his first in nine attempts at Las Vegas and the 13th of his career.
And he got it with a less-than-perfect […]

SMI Shuffles Race Lineup; Vegas Gets Second Date
Thursday, 9 Mar, 2017 – 9:01 | Comments Off on SMI Shuffles Race Lineup; Vegas Gets Second Date
SMI Shuffles Race Lineup; Vegas Gets Second Date

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Las Vegas Motor Speedway has secured a coveted second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weekend for the 2018 season and beyond via an intramural “realignment” affecting two other facilities in the Speedway Motorsports, Inc., empire.
SMI President/CEO Marcus Smith made the announcement during a news conference with Las Vegas Convention and […]

Keselowski Capitalizes On Harvick Mistake At AMS
Sunday, 5 Mar, 2017 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Keselowski Capitalizes On Harvick Mistake At AMS
Keselowski Capitalizes On Harvick Mistake At AMS

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Kevin Harvick’s to lose as he headed into the pits with 15 laps to go. And that’s exactly what happened as the Stewart-Haas Racing driver was slapped with a speeding penalty that cost him the win.
Loving it all was Brad […]

Busch, Bell Win In Double-Dip In Atlanta
Saturday, 4 Mar, 2017 – 19:01 | Comments Off on Busch, Bell Win In Double-Dip In Atlanta
Busch, Bell Win In Double-Dip In Atlanta

Kyle Busch pulled away after a restart on Lap 148 of 163 and beat Brad Keselowski to the finish line by .605 seconds to win Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
In the second half of Saturday’s double-header at AMS, Christopher Bell held off Matt Crafton on a green-white-checkered restart to win the Camping […]

Winning The 500 Came With Bonuses For Busch
Saturday, 4 Mar, 2017 – 8:53 | Comments Off on Winning The 500 Came With Bonuses For Busch
Winning The 500 Came With Bonuses For Busch

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Newly-minted Daytona 500 champion Kurt Busch says his victory in last Sunday’s “Great American Race” has come gift-wrapped with a “sense of calm” for the remainder of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
Sense of calm? KuBu? Recently married and all grown up? Incredible.
“It’s an incredible feeling to win […]