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Kyle Busch Wins Brickyard; Makes It Three In A Row
Sunday, 26 Jul, 2015 – 17:58 | No Comment
Kyle Busch Wins Brickyard; Makes It Three In A Row

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A lot of people consider Kyle Busch to be the best restart man in NASCAR. He certainly was on Sunday as three times over the final eight laps, Busch used perfect restarts to win the Brickyard 400 Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The victory was the fourth in the […]

Penske Drivers Want To Win One For The Captain
Sunday, 26 Jul, 2015 – 8:15 | No Comment
Penske Drivers Want To Win One For The Captain

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Roger Penske doesn’t need anything. Not in life, not in racing. But there are still some things he wants and one of those wants could be satisfied this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Penske, for all his success in business, in racing in general and at Indy’s legendary 2.5-mile oval specifically, […]

Edwards To Start Brickyard From The Pole
Saturday, 25 Jul, 2015 – 14:10 | No Comment
Edwards To Start Brickyard From The Pole

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
With a race victory and, almost assuredly, a Chase berth already bagged this season, you’d think that winning a mid-season pole would elicit little more than a couple dozen perfunctory nods to his sponsors and team from Carl Edwards.
But the pole that Edwards won on Saturday was far from a […]

Busch’s March Toward The Chase Rolls Onward
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2015 – 17:00 | No Comment
Busch’s March Toward The Chase Rolls Onward

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch’s race to make the Chase picked up more momentum Sunday when the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and his team won the Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The victory was the second in the row for Busch and the third in the four races held since […]

Hamlin Wins XFINITY Race; Dillon Cries Foul
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2015 – 18:38 | No Comment
Hamlin Wins XFINITY Race; Dillon Cries Foul

Denny Hamlin finished Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with a trophy and a new enemy.
Hamlin won the Lakes Region 200 in Loudon in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota but he left the track with fellow driver Austin Dillon crying foul and hinting at revenge.
On Lap 179 of 200, Hamlin went […]

Edwards Storms To Pole In Loudon
Friday, 17 Jul, 2015 – 17:25 | No Comment
Edwards Storms To Pole In Loudon

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Carl Edwards admits that he has never been that good at New Hampshire Motor Speedway but on Friday afternoon, he won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver posted a lap of 135.164 mph, securing the first starting spot for Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 301 (1:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM).
His first pole […]

Kyle Busch Making Strides Toward Chase Berth
Friday, 17 Jul, 2015 – 15:11 | No Comment
Kyle Busch Making Strides Toward Chase Berth

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
As news of the seriousness of Kyle Busch’s injuries began to surface in the hours after he crashed during a XFINITY Series race in Daytona during Speedweeks in February, many had to figure that the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s hope that he would win his first Sprint Cup championship in […]

Busch’s Chase Chase Rolls Through Kentucky
Sunday, 12 Jul, 2015 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Busch’s Chase Chase Rolls Through Kentucky
Busch’s Chase Chase Rolls Through Kentucky

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch’s scramble to make the Sprint Cup Series’ season-ending playoffs maintained momentum Saturday night when the Joe Gibbs Racing driver won  the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was Busch’s second since returning from an 11-race absence that was caused by leg injuries suffered at Daytona during February’s Speedweeks.
NASCAR […]

Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky
Friday, 10 Jul, 2015 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky
Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky

Thanks to a fast practice lap and rainy weather, Kyle Larson will start on the pole for Saturday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Larson ran a lap at 182.537 mph in a rain-shortened 50-minute practice session on Friday in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet.
NASCAR opted to cancel qualifying in favor of giving Cup teams additional […]

Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence
Friday, 10 Jul, 2015 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence
Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Austin Dillon experienced the cliché – from checkers-to-wreckers – last weekend at Daytona International Speedway, where his victory in Saturday night’s Subway Firecracker 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race was trumped by his horrifying crash in the Sprint Cup Series Coke 400 that ended early Monday morning.
As Dale Earnhardt Jr. sped […]