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Richmond Finish Won’t Pollute Gibbs’ Chemistry
Monday, 25 Apr, 2016 – 9:25 | No Comment
Richmond Finish Won’t Pollute Gibbs’ Chemistry

Race teams, as do most other teams, meet and debrief in the days following the sporting events in which they were involved. This week’s meeting at Joe Gibbs Racing could be a beauty.
On the final lap of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series event at Richmond International Raceway, JGR driver Carl Edwards caught and pushed the race-leading […]

Edwards Bumps Way To Second Straight Win
Sunday, 24 Apr, 2016 – 15:27 | No Comment
Edwards Bumps Way To Second Straight Win

By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Carl Edwards bumped teammate Kyle Busch out of the lead on the final lap and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory was the second straight for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He led 151 laps Sunday, a week after winning Bristol.
“Kyle’s an […]

Hamlin Explains Drivers Council Defense Of Stewart
Friday, 22 Apr, 2016 – 15:01 | No Comment
Hamlin Explains Drivers Council Defense Of Stewart

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
With hours of NASCAR’s decision Thursday to fine Sprint Cup driver/team co-owner Tony Stewart $35,000 for issuing strong opinions on the series’ policy on lugnut use, the NASCAR drivers council stepped forward and said it would help pay Stewart’s fine.
Acting as spokesperson for the Council – a nine-member panel representing […]

Tony Stewart To Return This Weekend; Can Race For Championship; Is Fined By NASCAR
Thursday, 21 Apr, 2016 – 16:00 | No Comment
Tony Stewart To Return This Weekend; Can Race For Championship; Is Fined By NASCAR

Tony Stewart announced on his team’s Stewart-Haas Racing website Thursday that he has been cleared by doctors to return to driving duty and that he will return to a Sprint Cup cockpit at Richmond International Raceway this weekend.
NASCAR confirmed that Stewart has been cleared to drive and issued the following statement by Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR’s […]

Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
Sunday, 17 Apr, 2016 – 15:40 | No Comment
Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Carl Edwards survived a spate of late-race restart challenges  – including two in the final 10 laps –and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and likely moves him into the […]

Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes
Saturday, 16 Apr, 2016 – 8:03 | No Comment
Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Throughout NASCAR’s history certain rookie classes have generated more attention than others, but it has been quite some time since the top two rookie contenders have so heavily epitomized the sport’s future.
Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney both come from racing families, having known the sound of high-powered […]

Edwards On Pole In Bristol
Friday, 15 Apr, 2016 – 19:11 | No Comment
Edwards On Pole In Bristol

Carl Edwards on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver won his second pole of the season, his third at Bristol and the 18th of his career.  In Edwards’ two other pole-winning efforts at Bristol, he has finished first (2008) and second (2011).
“I didn’t know […]

KyBu Fan Gets Road Wacky In Martinsville Traffic Jam
Sunday, 10 Apr, 2016 – 8:42 | Comments Off on KyBu Fan Gets Road Wacky In Martinsville Traffic Jam
KyBu Fan Gets Road Wacky In Martinsville Traffic Jam

FORT WORTH, Texas – There aren’t many options when exiting Martinsville Speedway after a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
So, it wouldn’t necessarily be a shock to look over at the car opposite yours in the stopped traffic and see…KYLE BUSCH! OHMIGOD! IT’S KYLE FRIGGING BUSCH! I LOVE YOU, ROWDY! DIVORCE SAMANTHA AND I’LL FOLLOW […]

Kyle Busch A Sweeping Success In Texas
Sunday, 10 Apr, 2016 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch A Sweeping Success In Texas
Kyle Busch A Sweeping Success In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch continues to lower the broom on his NASCAR peers.
Busch completed his second NASCAR sweep in as many weekends Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, overcoming an early pit road mishap to win the rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series marathon.
Busch, who posted a dominant victory in Friday […]

Johnson In Love With Texas
Saturday, 9 Apr, 2016 – 18:04 | Comments Off on Johnson In Love With Texas
Johnson In Love With Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson is working on an incredible three-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winning streak at Texas Motor Speedway heading into Saturday night’s race.
Beginning with the AAA Texas 500 Chase race here in November 2014, Johnson has led a combined 325 of 1,009 laps around TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in various versions […]