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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 […]

Keselowski Wins Cup Pole At Las Vegas
Saturday, 11 Mar, 2017 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Keselowski Wins Cup Pole At Las Vegas
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 […]

Harvick Rolls To Cup Pole At Atlanta
Friday, 3 Mar, 2017 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Harvick Rolls To Cup Pole At Atlanta
Harvick Rolls To Cup Pole At Atlanta

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Kevin Harvick drove to the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday.
The Stewart-Haas Racing driver claimed P1 with a lap at 190.398 mph at the 1.5-mile Atlanta oval.
Afterward he gave big credit to his team.
“We have had two different styles of body on this chassis so I […]

TV Numbers For Daytona 500 Rise Slightly
Tuesday, 28 Feb, 2017 – 18:37 | Comments Off on TV Numbers For Daytona 500 Rise Slightly
TV Numbers For Daytona 500 Rise Slightly

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kurt Busch’s last-lap pass to victory in NASCAR’s 59th annual Daytona 500 capped a lengthy, crash-marred Sunday afternoon of racing around the high-banked/2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway, with 23.3-million viewers tuning in for all or part of the FOX network telecast.
An average audience of 12-million watched the race across the FOX […]

Ford Takes First Steps Toward Cup Rebirth At Daytona
Monday, 27 Feb, 2017 – 16:22 | Comments Off on Ford Takes First Steps Toward Cup Rebirth At Daytona
Ford Takes First Steps Toward Cup Rebirth At Daytona

Ford Motor Co. executives readily admit their desire this season is to seize the manufacturer’s championship in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, a title they have not possessed since 2002.
Chevrolet dominated the competition for 13 years before Toyota dethroned the General Motors brand last year. Now Ford hungers to be the king of the […]