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The First NASCAR Playoff Card Has Been Dealt
Tuesday, 3 Jul, 2012 – 8:40 | One Comment
The First NASCAR Playoff Card Has Been Dealt

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A final look back at a big weekend of racing:
– The stretch drive in the Chase for the Chase began Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway and it produced what I …

‘Gutsy’ Performance Nets Keselowski A Victory
Sunday, 1 Jul, 2012 – 6:41 | Comments Off on ‘Gutsy’ Performance Nets Keselowski A Victory
‘Gutsy’ Performance Nets Keselowski A Victory

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Brad Keselowski expertly managed fuel mileage during the closing 56 laps of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Quaker State 400 Saturday night en route to his second career victory at Kentucky Speedway.
Keselowski earned his third …

Hot Stuff In Store For Teams, Drivers, Fans
Saturday, 30 Jun, 2012 – 12:28 | Comments Off on Hot Stuff In Store For Teams, Drivers, Fans
Hot Stuff In Store For Teams, Drivers, Fans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
One of these years, Sprint Cup racing at Kentucky will be about engines and horsepower and going fast and strategy. Just not this year.
This year, a year after the traffic …

Johnson Wins Pole at Kentucky
Friday, 29 Jun, 2012 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Pole at Kentucky
Johnson Wins Pole at Kentucky

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Jimmie Johnson on Friday won the pole for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway.
Johnson lapped the 1.5-mile speedway in 29.700 seconds (181.818 mph).
Johnson claimed his first pole award since Sept. 26, 2010 …

Q and A: Jack Roush Talks About Split With Kenseth
Friday, 29 Jun, 2012 – 13:56 | Comments Off on Q and A: Jack Roush Talks About Split With Kenseth
Q and A: Jack Roush Talks About Split With Kenseth

Jack Roush, co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing, met with the media today at Kentucky Speedway, site of this weekend’s Sprint Cup race.
Not surprisingly, Roush was asked about the announcement this week that driver Matt Kenseth …

Yet Another Big Weekend For Peepers
Friday, 29 Jun, 2012 – 10:04 | Comments Off on Yet Another Big Weekend For Peepers
Yet Another Big Weekend For Peepers

Another big weekend for auto racing. Here are some of the people, places and things that will be cool to scrutinize:
– The traffic situation at Kentucky Speedway on Sunday.
The guess here is that about 100,000 …

Stenhouse’s Current Job: Focus On Current Job
Thursday, 28 Jun, 2012 – 18:38 | Comments Off on Stenhouse’s Current Job: Focus On Current Job
Stenhouse’s Current Job: Focus On Current Job

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
SPARTA, Ky. – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. met the media on Thursday two days after Roush Fenway Racing announced the defending Nationwide Series champion will replace 2003 Sprint Cup champ Matt …

Promoters Say The Fix Is In At Kentucky Speedway
Thursday, 28 Jun, 2012 – 14:50 | Comments Off on Promoters Say The Fix Is In At Kentucky Speedway
Promoters Say The Fix Is In At Kentucky Speedway

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
SPARTA, Ky. – Kyle Busch’s name will forever be etched in the record books as the winner of the inaugural Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway last July.
But for many …

At The Risk Of A Beating, It Has To Be Asked
Wednesday, 27 Jun, 2012 – 8:50 | 2 Comments
At The Risk Of A Beating, It Has To Be Asked

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A final look back at an interesting weekend of racing:
The Question that reporter Bob Pockrass asked Kurt Busch at Dover, the one that ended up getting Busch suspended, was a …

Former Champ Kenseth To Leave Roush Fenway
Tuesday, 26 Jun, 2012 – 11:10 | 2 Comments
Former Champ Kenseth To Leave Roush Fenway

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Roush Fenway Racing announced today that 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will compete for the team full-time in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition beginning in 2013, while Matt Kenseth and Roush Fenway …