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Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
Tuesday, 27 Mar, 2018 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – When Tony Stewart tapped Clint Bowyer to succeed him in the No. 14 at Stewart-Haas Racing it really didn’t surprise anyone. After all, they are cut from the same cloth – old school racers.
Bowyer viewed it as team owners Stewart and Gene Haas giving him a […]

Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville
Monday, 26 Mar, 2018 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville
Bowyer Storms To Monday Cup Win At Martinsville

Big things were expected to happen to Clint Bowyer when he signed on to take over the ride of three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart two years ago. On Monday at the series’ smallest track, that just happened.
Bowyer, driving the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, grabbed the lead for the first time on the final […]

Martinsville Cup Race Moved To Monday Afternoon
Sunday, 25 Mar, 2018 – 8:42 | One Comment
Martinsville Cup Race Moved To Monday Afternoon

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
All activity at Martinsville Speedway for Sunday, March 25, has been postponed until Monday because of rainy and snowy weather.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race is scheduled for 11 a.m. EST on Monday, followed by the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at 2 p.m. EST.”
Both races will be broadcast on FS1, MRN […]

Rain Puts Truex Jr. On Pole At Martinsville
Saturday, 24 Mar, 2018 – 17:28 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Truex Jr. On Pole At Martinsville
Rain Puts Truex Jr. On Pole At Martinsville

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Martin Truex Jr. will start Sunday’s schedule NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway from the pole position. Truex, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota, was awarded the pole based on owner points as Saturday’s qualifying session was cancelled because of rain.
Truex will start from the pole for the third straight week […]

The Current Stars And Cars Of NASCAR Just Do Not Inspire
Friday, 23 Mar, 2018 – 8:58 | One Comment
The Current Stars And Cars Of NASCAR Just Do Not Inspire

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
In a perfect world, spectator sports would be comprised of great competition and salable personalities – i.e., stars. When auto racing is the spectator sport being discussed, you can add cool vehicles to the cocktail.
And therein resides some serious problems for NASCAR in 2018.
The cars being put onto NASCAR tracks […]

Truex Gets First Win Of ’18 And An Easy One It Was
Sunday, 18 Mar, 2018 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Truex Gets First Win Of ’18 And An Easy One It Was
Truex Gets First Win Of ’18 And An Easy One It Was

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Martin Truex Jr. dominated the field to win Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway oval in Fontana, Calif.
The Furniture Row Racing driver led 125 of 200 laps.
“I knew we had a really good car after the first adjustment of the day and the thing just came alive,” he […]

Truex On Pole In Fontana; Inspectors Ground 13 Cars At Fontana
Saturday, 17 Mar, 2018 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Truex On Pole In Fontana; Inspectors Ground 13 Cars At Fontana
Truex On Pole In Fontana; Inspectors Ground 13 Cars At Fontana

Martin Truex Jr. won his second straight pole of the season in Friday’s knockout qualifying session at Auto Club Speedway. But prior to the session, NASCAR officials knocked out 13 of Truex’s fellow competitors because of inspection issues.
Truex covered the two-mile distance in 38.592 seconds (186.567 mph) in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota, edging fellow Camry […]

Harvick Looks Good, Sounds Classless
Thursday, 15 Mar, 2018 – 15:05 | Comments Off on Harvick Looks Good, Sounds Classless
Harvick Looks Good, Sounds Classless

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A couple of critical takes from the past weekend of racing:
– Kevin Harvick is having one of those years. A good driver on a great team that seems to be the first to figure out the 2018 version of NASCAR’s constantly evolving way of doing business in the 21st Century.
As […]

Flat Spot On: Q’s Remain in L’Affair Harvick/SHS
Thursday, 15 Mar, 2018 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Q’s Remain in L’Affair Harvick/SHS
Flat Spot On: Q’s Remain in L’Affair Harvick/SHS

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR in 280 characters (or less):
At the bottom of the Harvick/Stewart-Haas Racing affair is one important unresolved question. (Did the team devise a way to reduce support for the rear window to get more air to the rear spoiler and still pass inspection – before it broke?)
If an inspection trip to […]

Harvick Wins Phoenix, Makes It Three Straight In ’18
Sunday, 11 Mar, 2018 – 17:40 | Comments Off on Harvick Wins Phoenix, Makes It Three Straight In ’18
Harvick Wins Phoenix, Makes It Three Straight In ’18

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Kevin Harvick won his third-straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday when he eased away from Kyle Busch over the closing laps at the half-mile oval in Phoenix.
It was the Stewart-Haas Racing driver’s ninth victory at the Phoenix track. It was his 30th career victory in Cup and came after dominating wins the last […]