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NASCAR Modifies Superspeedway Qualifying
Monday, 30 Mar, 2015 – 14:00 | No Comment
NASCAR Modifies Superspeedway Qualifying

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In the wake of criticism leveled by several top Sprint Cup Series drivers at Daytona International Speedway last month, NASCAR unveiled modifications to the qualifying format for superspeedway events across all three national series on Monday.
The updated format will take effect at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and [...]

Hamlin Holds Off Keselowski To Win Martinsville
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2015 – 16:14 | No Comment
Hamlin Holds Off Keselowski To Win Martinsville

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Denny Hamlin took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 30 laps to go, held off Brad Keselowski over the final 20 laps and went on to win Sunday’s 500-lap Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. It [...]

Kyle Larson Pulled From Martinsville Race
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2015 – 8:30 | No Comment
Kyle Larson Pulled From Martinsville Race

Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session on Saturday, will not race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville on Sunday.
Taking his seat in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet will be Regan Smith.
“After fainting yesterday at an autograph session in Martinsville, Virginia, Kyle Larson was first evaluated at a local [...]

Logano Speeds To Pole At Martinsville
Friday, 27 Mar, 2015 – 19:54 | No Comment
Logano Speeds To Pole At Martinsville

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Team Penske’s Joey Logano on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
The pole was the second of the season for Logano and the 10th of his career in the series.
It was Logano’s first pole in Cup at the historic Martinsville short track.
“It feels great to finally get the pole [...]

J.D. Gibbs To Begin Brain Treatment
Wednesday, 25 Mar, 2015 – 15:46 | No Comment
J.D. Gibbs To Begin Brain Treatment

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J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing since October 1997, is starting treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function.
Gibbs’ condition was revealed Wednesday in a news release from JGR’s NASCAR headquarters in Huntersville, N.C. Gibbs, 46, is a son of team-founder Joe Gibbs, who won three Super Bowls as coach of the NFL’s Washington [...]

Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana
Sunday, 22 Mar, 2015 – 18:03 | No Comment
Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Brad Keselowski passed Kurt Busch for the lead after a second green/white/checkered restart and drove away to victory in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Keselowski led just the one lap in the race, which was scheduled for 400 laps but ended up going 209.
It [...]

Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes
Sunday, 22 Mar, 2015 – 15:31 | No Comment
Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes

Greg Biffle and his Roush Fenway Racing teammates have been operating in the unusual roles of also-rans during the opening month of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
Flat-out speed was the nagging issue for the Ford Fusions driven by Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne during qualifying for Sunday’s Auto Club 400. Biffle qualified [...]

Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang
Saturday, 21 Mar, 2015 – 7:38 | No Comment
Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kurt Busch says he is “putting the blinders on” in his return to the Sprint Cup Series following a NASCAR-imposed suspension for alleged domestic abuse.
Busch qualified on-pole Friday afternoon for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in Fontana, Calif., five days after making a delayed 2015 debut at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch [...]

Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers
Friday, 20 Mar, 2015 – 16:30 | No Comment
Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brian Vickers’ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career again has been placed on hold.
Vickers has experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots, prompting the 31-year-old to begin taking a blood-thinning medication that will prevent him from competing in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Michael Waltrip Racing has [...]

Harvick Wins Phoenix For Second Victory In Row
Sunday, 15 Mar, 2015 – 17:50 | Comments Off
Harvick Wins Phoenix For Second Victory In Row

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Kevin Harvick survived a couple of late restarts and tires older than many of those chasing him to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
The victory was the second in a row and gave the defending series champion two victories and two runner-up finishes in the first four races of the 2015 [...]