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Busch Wins New Hampshire, Gets Round 2 Berth
Sunday, 24 Sep, 2017 – 16:52 | No Comment
Busch Wins New Hampshire, Gets Round 2 Berth

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Kyle Busch led 187 of 300 laps to win Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The win came in the second race of the 10-event playoffs and moves Busch into Round 2.
Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing finished second, 2.6-seconds back, while Busch’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth was […]

NASCAR Puts Logano In ‘Jail’; Drivers React
Saturday, 23 Sep, 2017 – 13:00 | One Comment
NASCAR Puts Logano In ‘Jail’; Drivers React

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, N.H. – Joey Logano felt a little like he was in jail Saturday as he sat in his car on pit road for the entire final practice session for the ISM Connect 300 Cup race.

After his Team Penske No. 22 Ford failed technical inspection four times prior to Friday’s qualifying, NASCAR penalized the […]

Johnson Hopes Tough Year To Have Happy Ending
Friday, 22 Sep, 2017 – 19:14 | No Comment
Johnson Hopes Tough Year To Have Happy Ending

By Mike Harris| Senior Writer
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LOUDON, NH – Jimmie Johnson can probably be excused if he is already thinking about next year.
It’s not that he isn’t in the thick of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup championship battle. The seven-time series champion is seventh in the points heading into Sunday’sISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, only […]

Bowman At Texas: ‘I’m Not Dale Earnhardt Jr.’
Friday, 22 Sep, 2017 – 8:31 | No Comment
Bowman At Texas: ‘I’m Not Dale Earnhardt Jr.’

Alex Bowman’s first fulltime Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season officially is underway.
Bowman, the driver who will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. after his season-ending retirement from Hendrick Motorsports, participated in a unique test at Texas Motor Speedway involving NASCAR’s three OEM partners. Chevrolet, Toyota and Ford joined Goodyear Racing for a two-day wheel force transducer […]

Kahne Lands At Levine’s Family Home
Wednesday, 20 Sep, 2017 – 7:06 | No Comment
Kahne Lands At Levine’s Family Home

Kasey Kahne became the first veteran NASCAR free-agent driver to land a fulltime ride for next season Tuesday, when Leavine Family Racing confirmed he will pilot the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro for the full 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) schedule.
Kahne, who has driven for Hendrick Motorsports since 2012, will replace Michael McDowell on […]

Countdown Off To Surprising Start
Sunday, 17 Sep, 2017 – 19:04 | No Comment
Countdown Off To Surprising Start

CONCORD, N.C. – Numerous upsets Sunday in the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway created a dramatic change in the Mello Yello Drag Racing point standings after just the first of six rounds in the Countdown to the Championship.
Heading into the Countdown, the standings leaders were: Steve Torrence, Top Fuel; Ron Capps, Funny Car; […]

Truex Kicks Off Playoffs With Easy Win In Joliet
Sunday, 17 Sep, 2017 – 18:34 | No Comment
Truex Kicks Off Playoffs With Easy Win In Joliet

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Martin Truex Jr. opened the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs survived early race adversity to win Sunday’s race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The victory was his fifth of the season for the driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota and second straight at the 1.5-mile Joliet track and, it gives him a berth in the […]

Kyle Busch Opens Playoffs On Pole
Saturday, 16 Sep, 2017 – 8:01 | No Comment
Kyle Busch Opens Playoffs On Pole

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Kyle Busch drove to the pole for Sunday’s plahyoff-opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday.
The driver of the Joe Gibbs Racing Camry laid down a lap at 28.792-seconds at 187.963 mph to earn the pole.
Teammate Denny Hamlin (186.168 mph) was second in the final round, 0.277 seconds off Busch’s pace.
The pole was […]

Capps Gives Mentor Props To Cup’s Elliott
Friday, 15 Sep, 2017 – 17:04 | No Comment
Capps Gives Mentor Props To Cup’s Elliott

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – NHRA Funny Car champion Ron Capps begins defense of his crown the same weekend that Chase Elliott opens his NASCAR title hopes in his playoffs, but the bond between the two goes beyond sharing the same sponsor – NAPA Auto Parts.
Capps looked up to Chase’s father, Bill, […]

Opinion: Danicamania Grinding To An Awkward Conclusion
Thursday, 14 Sep, 2017 – 16:08 | 11 Comments
Opinion: Danicamania Grinding To An Awkward Conclusion

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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If Danica Patrick is looking for the perfect sponsor as she seeks a new Cup Series ride, she may want to make a deal with Isotoner gloves. That company could then adopt a slogan along the lines of: The gloves that protect the most oft-used pointing fingers in the sport.
In […]