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Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS
Monday, 6 Jul, 2015 – 8:08 | No Comment
Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It was a beaten down Dale Earnhardt Jr. who stood in Victory Lane after winning Sunday night’s/Monday morning’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Watching in your review mirror as a fellow competitor’s car explodes into a mass of whirling shrapnel will have that effect on human beings.
“I […]

Cup Qualifying Cancelled; Earnhardt On Pole
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2015 – 17:22 | One Comment
Cup Qualifying Cancelled; Earnhardt On Pole

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Stormy weather in Central Florida led to the cancellation of Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The cancellation means that the field will be set by times set during Friday’s first practice session. Fastest in that practice, and awarded the pole for the race, was Dale Earnhardt Jr.
In the […]

Earnhardt Fast In Practice; Calls Car A Winner
Friday, 3 Jul, 2015 – 18:24 | No Comment
Earnhardt Fast In Practice; Calls Car A Winner

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick led the two practice sessions Friday at Daytona International Speedway, in preparation for Sunday night’s Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola Sprint Cup Series race
In the first of two practices, Earnhardt posted the day’s fastest lap of 202.284 miles per hour (44.492 seconds) on the 2.5-mile tri-oval, driving the No. […]

Kyle Busch Muscles Way To Victory At Sonoma
Sunday, 28 Jun, 2015 – 18:03 | No Comment
Kyle Busch Muscles Way To Victory At Sonoma

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Guess everybody can consider Kyle Busch’s recovery from the serious leg injuries he suffered during Speedweeks in February to be complete – if not in a physical sense then certainly in a competitive sense.
Busch, who missed the first 11 Sprint Cup races of the season because of injuries sustained in […]

Allmendinger Blasts To Pole At Sonoma
Saturday, 27 Jun, 2015 – 17:14 | One Comment
Allmendinger Blasts To Pole At Sonoma

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A.J. Allmendinger, looking to earn a second-straight berth in the Sprint Cup playoffs, won the pole for Sunday’s race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit on Saturday afternoon.
Allmendinger, who earned his 2014 Chase berth by winning at the Watkins Glen International road circuit, lapped Sonoma in 1 minute, 14.385 seconds […]

Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
Friday, 26 Jun, 2015 – 16:16 | No Comment
Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma

The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

NASCAR Unveils New Aero Rules For Kentucky
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2015 – 15:27 | Comments Off on NASCAR Unveils New Aero Rules For Kentucky
NASCAR Unveils New Aero Rules For Kentucky

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
NASCAR announced Tuesday afternoon it has issued an updated rules package to Sprint Cup Series teams that will be put into use at Kentucky Speedway next month.
Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president & chief racing development officer, made the announcement during a teleconference with the media. O’Donnell said the changes […]

Kurt Gives Busch Brothers Soggy Sweep At MIS
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2015 – 18:22 | Comments Off on Kurt Gives Busch Brothers Soggy Sweep At MIS
Kurt Gives Busch Brothers Soggy Sweep At MIS

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kurt Busch fought his way to the front of the field through intermittent rain showers and won Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway when a deluge halted the race after 138 of a scheduled 200 laps.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was second when NASCAR red-flagged the event for […]

Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan
Friday, 12 Jun, 2015 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan
Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan

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Kasey Kahne won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Kahne won the pole in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a lap of 201.992 mph around the 2-mile course in 35.645 seconds.
The pole was Kahne’s first since 2012.
Qualifying second fastest was Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick (201.613 mph) while […]

Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf
Thursday, 11 Jun, 2015 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf
Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
As the 2014 NASCAR season wound down to a close, it appeared that Furniture Row Racing had provided anecdotal evidence in support of a couple of long-debated racing questions.
Questions like: Which is more important in racing, car or driver? Are single-car teams doomed to survive only as field-fillers? Must championship […]