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Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
Sunday, 18 Oct, 2015 – 20:31 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
Kansas City, Kan. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. used to own Talladega Superspeedway. After a disappointing run at Kansas Speedway in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, he’ll need to re-ascend to the throne next Sunday if he is to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes intact.
Can do, Earnhardt, who finished 21st […]

Logano Punts Way To Second Straight Win
Sunday, 18 Oct, 2015 – 20:25 | Comments Off on Logano Punts Way To Second Straight Win
Logano Punts Way To Second Straight Win

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Block me once, and I’ll cut you some slack.
Block me twice — and it’s “Gotcha.”
That, in essence, was the conversation on Joey Logano’s team radio after Logano spun race leader Matt Kenseth in Turn 1 with less than five laps left in the Hollywood Casino 400 at […]

Truex Jr. Carrying The Colors For Little Guys
Saturday, 17 Oct, 2015 – 8:46 | One Comment
Truex Jr. Carrying The Colors For Little Guys

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – When you talk to NASCAR old-schoolers, and they begin to tick off the reasons why the sport no longer holds the same allure for them and why they have a tough time finding a rooting interest in the Sprint Cup Series, the conversation often turns to […]

Keselowski Gets Good Chase News By Winning Kansas Pole
Friday, 16 Oct, 2015 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Keselowski Gets Good Chase News By Winning Kansas Pole
Keselowski Gets Good Chase News By Winning Kansas Pole

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Brad Keselowski moved from back to pretty near the front burner in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship during on Friday’s qualifying session at Kansas Speedway.
The Team Penske driver, who has been suffering from negative yawn factor in the first two rounds of the the […]

Logano Enjoying Life On Easy Street – For Now
Friday, 16 Oct, 2015 – 12:54 | Comments Off on Logano Enjoying Life On Easy Street – For Now
Logano Enjoying Life On Easy Street – For Now

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Somebody may chase down and tackle somebody else in the garage area after this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway. Somebody may give somebody else a savage shove to the chest in the motorhome lot late Sunday afternoon. But from the sound of it, Joey Logano won’t be doing any […]

Logano Can Relax But Not Kick Back After CMS
Monday, 12 Oct, 2015 – 8:32 | Comments Off on Logano Can Relax But Not Kick Back After CMS
Logano Can Relax But Not Kick Back After CMS

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Perhaps Martin Truex Jr. summed up the status of NASCAR’s Contender Round the best when he said Bank of America 500 winner Joey Logano would be the only one sleeping for the next two weeks.
Logano didn’t disagree.
“Last year we won Kansas when it was the first […]

Logano Dominates At Charlotte Motor Speedway
Sunday, 11 Oct, 2015 – 15:12 | Comments Off on Logano Dominates At Charlotte Motor Speedway
Logano Dominates At Charlotte Motor Speedway

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joey Logano cruised into the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoffs on Sunday by notching a dominating victory the first race of the second round.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver led a race-best 227 of 334 laps in getting the win at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The win […]

Charlotte Cup Race Postponed Until Sunday
Saturday, 10 Oct, 2015 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Charlotte Cup Race Postponed Until Sunday
Charlotte Cup Race Postponed Until Sunday

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Persistent rain and a forecast for more forced postponement of Saturday night’s scheduled Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway until 12:30 p.m. ET on Sunday on NBCSN.
Matt Kenseth will lead the field to the start when the first race in the Contender Round of the Chase begins more […]

JGR Drivers Out To Maintain Ownership Of CMS
Saturday, 10 Oct, 2015 – 8:12 | Comments Off on JGR Drivers Out To Maintain Ownership Of CMS
JGR Drivers Out To Maintain Ownership Of CMS

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Same song, second verse.
Such is the case where Joe Gibbs Racing is concerned when it comes to Charlotte Motor Speedway this year. What had been Hendrick Motorsports’ playground in previous years switched ownership to Joe Gibbs Racing this season.
With Matt Kenseth claiming the pole for Saturday’s Bank […]

Kenseth On Pole In Charlotte
Friday, 9 Oct, 2015 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Kenseth On Pole In Charlotte
Kenseth On Pole In Charlotte

Matt Kenseth won the pole for this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday afternoon.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver laid down a lap in 27.759 seconds (194.532 mph) for the first race in the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Kenseth was .198 seconds quicker than teammate Kyle Busch […]