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Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back
Tuesday, 4 Apr, 2017 – 7:37 | Comments Off on Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back
Talladega Tales: Waltrip And Marlin Look Back

NASHVILLE – They were fast times and fun times, and last week Darrell Waltrip and Sterling Marlin shared some of their favorite Talladega memories at a media luncheon to promote the May 7 race.
“Talladega Superspeedway is an animal unto itself,” Waltrip said.
“The first time I rolled onto the track and looked down that giant straightaway […]

Keselowski Out-Duels Busch To Win Martinsville
Sunday, 2 Apr, 2017 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Keselowski Out-Duels Busch To Win Martinsville
Keselowski Out-Duels Busch To Win Martinsville

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Brad Keselowski passed Kyle Busch with 43 laps to go, moved out to a relatively comfortable lead and went on to win Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series race at the Martinsville Speedway short track.
The victory was the second of the year for Keselowski – who also won at Las Vegas three weeks ago – and […]

Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole
Friday, 31 Mar, 2017 – 17:19 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole
Rain Puts Larson On Martinsville Pole

Rain washed out qualifying at Martinsville Speedway, putting Chip Ganassi Racing’s Kyle Larson on the pole for Sunday’s STP 500 (2 p.m. ET on FS1) on the basis of owner points.
Larson, who won last weekend’s Monster Energy Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
He finished third at the Martinsville short track a year […]

Earnhardt Jr.: Repaved Tracks Are A Challenge
Friday, 31 Mar, 2017 – 9:16 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr.: Repaved Tracks Are A Challenge
Earnhardt Jr.: Repaved Tracks Are A Challenge

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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DALLAS – Concussion symptoms in his rearview mirror, NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. is one week away from his next career challenge _ the repaved and re-profiled racing surface at Texas Motor Speedway.
Earnhardt and his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series peers will roll onto the 1.5-mile oval in Fort Worth as […]

Larson Wins Fontana; Ends Runner-Up Streak
Sunday, 26 Mar, 2017 – 18:01 | Comments Off on Larson Wins Fontana; Ends Runner-Up Streak
Larson Wins Fontana; Ends Runner-Up Streak

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Kyle Larson survived a slew of late-race restarts to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. and in doing so, ended a three-race stretch where he had finished as runner-up.
The victory for the 24-year-old Chip Ganassi Racing driver was the second of his career and helped him pad his […]

Larson Climbs To Pole At Auto Club Speedway
Saturday, 25 Mar, 2017 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Larson Climbs To Pole At Auto Club Speedway
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 | 3 Comments
Earnhardt Pushes For Drastic NASCAR Penalties

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 series races.
Oh, the humanity.
Those meetings […]

Ryan Newman Wins In Desert To End Drought
Sunday, 19 Mar, 2017 – 18:11 | Comments Off on Ryan Newman Wins In Desert To End Drought
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 | Comments Off on Logano Claims Pole For Phoenix Cup Race
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 | Comments Off on Truex Wins As Keselowski Fades Late In Vegas
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 […]