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Harvick Uses Late Pass To Win New Hampshire
Sunday, 25 Sep, 2016 – 16:19 | No Comment
Harvick Uses Late Pass To Win New Hampshire

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Kevin Harvick, who found himself off the lead lap for a big chunk of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, passed Matt Kenseth for the lead after a restart with six laps to go and went on to get the victory.
The victory moves Harvick, who led just eight laps, and his […]

Points, Not Poles, Are What’s On Edwards Mind
Saturday, 24 Sep, 2016 – 17:29 | No Comment
Points, Not Poles, Are What’s On Edwards Mind

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, NH – NASCAR doesn’t award any points for winning poles and, as pleased as Carl Edwards is to have won his third pole in his last four tries at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, that is far from satisfying.
“Sometimes, it’s tough,’’ Edwards said as he prepared to lead the field […]

Edwards On Pole In New Hampshire
Friday, 23 Sep, 2016 – 17:52 | No Comment
Edwards On Pole In New Hampshire

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Carl Edwards won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.
The driver of the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota won the pole for the race – which is the second of the 10-race Chase playoffs – with a lap at 28.119 seconds around the NHMS mile.
The pole was the […]

NASCAR Drivers Thinking About Loudon, Charlotte
Friday, 23 Sep, 2016 – 14:14 | No Comment
NASCAR Drivers Thinking About Loudon, Charlotte

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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LOUDON, NH – Many of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup stars live in and around Charlotte, N.C., and, even though they are in New Hampshire this weekend for Sunday’sBad Boy Off Road 300, it’s hard not to think about what is happening back home.
A curfew has been imposed in Charlotte in the […]

Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener In Overtime
Sunday, 18 Sep, 2016 – 16:59 | No Comment
Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener In Overtime

Martin Truex Jr. survived an early race tire problem that knocked him off the lead lap, got a great pit stop from his crew late in the race and went on to get the victory Sunday in the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoffs.
The win, his third of the season, […]

Rain Cancels Qualifying At Chicagoland; Busch On Pole
Friday, 16 Sep, 2016 – 15:41 | No Comment
Rain Cancels Qualifying At Chicagoland; Busch On Pole

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Rain on Friday washed out qualifying for Sunday’s Chase-opening race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. As a result, top-seeded Kyle Busch will start the race from the pole.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver has won four races in 2016 and is the defending Sprint Cup champion.
Brad Keselowski, also a four-race winner this year and a former […]

Edwards Says 2016 Gives Him Best Shot At A Championship
Friday, 16 Sep, 2016 – 8:43 | No Comment
Edwards Says 2016 Gives Him Best Shot At A Championship

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It’s a pretty safe bet that Carl Edwards has deep admiration for retired NASCAR driver Mark Martin. Most in the sport do. But it’s an even safer bet that Edwards does not want to inherit Martin’s honorary title of Sprint Cup’s King of the Runners-up. Most don’t.
A championship in this […]

Hamlin Wins Chase To The Chase Finale
Sunday, 11 Sep, 2016 – 7:36 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins Chase To The Chase Finale
Hamlin Wins Chase To The Chase Finale

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Denny Hamlin won Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway in an event that set the field for the 2016 Chase playoffs.
The victory came in overtime and in a race that was yellow flagged 16 times.
It was the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s third win of the season and sends him into the Chase, which […]

Youth Movement Moves Into The 2016 Chase
Sunday, 11 Sep, 2016 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Youth Movement Moves Into The 2016 Chase
Youth Movement Moves Into The 2016 Chase

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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RICHMOND, Va. – Austin Dillon could barely contain his excitement, Chase Elliott talked with reporters then quietly sat down beside his race car on pit road to catch his breath and drink fluids, Chris Buescher calmly dealt with the media bombardment and Kyle Larson assumed a seat on the outer […]

Pressure Is On Chase Bubble-Sitters At Richmond
Saturday, 10 Sep, 2016 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Pressure Is On Chase Bubble-Sitters At Richmond
Pressure Is On Chase Bubble-Sitters At Richmond

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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RICHMOND, Va. – Pressure is a way of life for those competing in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series, but in Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 it’s different for those already solidified in the Chase versus those still trying to gain a spot in the title run.
Chris Buescher possesses a victory, but […]