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Gordon Set For Swan Song 600 Appearance
Saturday, 23 May, 2015 – 19:19 | No Comment
Gordon Set For Swan Song 600 Appearance

CONCORD, N.C. – Twenty-one years ago Jeff Gordon stepped into the spotlight on NASCAR’s Sprint Cup stage at Charlotte Motor Speedway. That night the then 22-year-old Hendrick Motorsports driver and his Ray Evernham-led crew outsmarted veteran Rusty Wallace and his Penske team on the competitors’ final stop in the Coca-Cola 600 to claim their first […]

Kenseth On Pole At 600
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 21:10 | No Comment
Kenseth On Pole At 600

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Matt Kenseth of Joe Gibbs Racing ran his fastest lap of the night (194.252 mph) in the third and final round of knockout qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway and secured the top spot on the grid for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600.
“I feel like we’re gaining on it. I thought we had good speed today. Jason (Ratcliff, […]

Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 21:02 | No Comment
Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – With four crashes this month during preparations for the Indianapolis 500, one which left James Hinchcliffe hospitalized in ICU, the question as to whether NASCAR should have a traveling medical team has once again come to the forefront.
NASCAR has nurses who are familiar with the drivers and […]

Hamlin Nets The ‘Coach’ An All-Star Victory
Sunday, 17 May, 2015 – 7:09 | No Comment
Hamlin Nets The ‘Coach’ An All-Star Victory

NASCAR and NFL championships are synonymous with Joe Gibbs; however, one thing was missing from the team owner’s illustrious career – a victory in NASCAR’s All-Star race. After Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it’s missing no more.
With Denny Hamlin winning the race off pit road for the 110-lap event’s fifth and final segment, the […]

Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race
Saturday, 16 May, 2015 – 7:11 | No Comment
Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race

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Three Sprint Cup drivers who have had less than wonderful 2015 seasons earned the right to sport smiles late Friday night as they earned entry into Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Greg Biffle of Roush Fenway Racing and Clint Bowyer of Michael Waltrip Racing drove their way into the All-Star event at […]

Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas
Sunday, 10 May, 2015 – 2:30 | No Comment
Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Thanks to a brief but wild Kansas spring storm and the long delay it produced, Jimmie Johnson on Sunday became the first Sprint Cup driver to win a race on Mother’s Day since 2007.
Johnson, who is pursuing a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this season, held off Kevin Harvick […]

Allmendinger Signs New Contract
Saturday, 9 May, 2015 – 20:20 | No Comment
Allmendinger Signs New Contract

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – AJ Allmendinger knows where he’s going to be working for the next five years. It’s the same place he’s working now.
Allmendinger confirmed Saturday during a press conference at Kansas Speedway, site of Saturday night’s SpongeBob SquarePants 400, that he has signed a contract extension that will keep […]

Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Friday, 8 May, 2015 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – So, when is 95 miles per hour scarier than 200 mph? For Clint Bowyer it was when a very, very hard baseball came at him at 95 as he stood in a batter’s box at Kauffman Stadium earlier this week.
Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Michael Waltrip […]

Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega
Sunday, 3 May, 2015 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega
Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega

Time was, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ruled over Talladega Superspeedway but that time was over decade ago. On Sunday, Earnhardt ruled the Sprint Cup Series biggest track once again as he led the most laps and held on to win the Geico 500.
The victory was Junior’s sixth at the 2.66-mile oval but first since 2004.
It was […]

Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega
Saturday, 2 May, 2015 – 15:29 | Comments Off on Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega
Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Old system, new system or a hybrid of the two, Jeff Gordon remains one of the best pole-day drivers in the history of stock car racing.
On Saturday, Gordon greeted the debut of the new hybrid format for qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway with a dominating pole-securing run for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series […]