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Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2015 – 13:14 | Comments Off on Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen
Cup’s King Of The Road To Take Bow At The Glen

You don’t have to be eligible for social security to remember the days when the vast majority of NASCAR drivers dreaded driving on road courses. Dreaded them the way ill-prepared school children  dread being called upon in class.
The problem, of course, was that things like right turns, constant rev matching, elevation changes and plotting out braking […]

Stewart Slapped With ‘Wrongful Death’ Civil Suit
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2015 – 6:53 | Comments Off on Stewart Slapped With ‘Wrongful Death’ Civil Suit
Stewart Slapped With ‘Wrongful Death’ Civil Suit

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR champion Tony Stewart is the lone defendant named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed Friday by the family of Kevin Ward Jr., who was struck and killed by Stewart’s Sprint Car during a race on Aug. 9, 2014, in Upstate New York.
The suit was filed on behalf of Ward’s […]

Stewart Will Not Be Celebrating This Anniversary
Friday, 7 Aug, 2015 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Stewart Will Not Be Celebrating This Anniversary
Stewart Will Not Be Celebrating This Anniversary

Tony Stewart says he has returned to Watkins Glen International this weekend a different man than the one who last competed on the historic, Upstate New York road-course in the summer of 2012.
“I don’t think I will ever be the same from what happened the last two years,” said Stewart, referencing a pair of life-altering […]

Kenseth Wins Pocono Battle Of The Fuel-Starved
Sunday, 2 Aug, 2015 – 16:35 | Comments Off on Kenseth Wins Pocono Battle Of The Fuel-Starved
Kenseth Wins Pocono Battle Of The Fuel-Starved

Matt Kenseth blew past car after car that were slowing from empty fuel cells on the final lap of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway and went on to win his second race of the season.
The victory was Kenseth’s second of the season, first at Pocono and allowed him to clinch a berth […]

Busch On Pole At Pocono
Friday, 31 Jul, 2015 – 19:17 | Comments Off on Busch On Pole At Pocono

Kyle Busch, winner of the last three Sprint Cup Series races, won the pole for this weekend’s race with a lap in 50.444 seconds (178.416 mph) at Pocono Speedway.
Busch won his first pole and his second at Pocono (the first coming in 2010) and the 17th of his career.
“I’ve had plenty of times in my […]

Kyle Busch Wins Brickyard; Makes It Three In A Row
Sunday, 26 Jul, 2015 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Brickyard; Makes It Three In A Row
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 | Comments Off on Penske Drivers Want To Win One For The Captain
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 | Comments Off on Edwards To Start Brickyard From The Pole
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 | Comments Off on Busch’s March Toward The Chase Rolls Onward
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 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins XFINITY Race; Dillon Cries Foul
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 […]