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MWR Done After Season; Drivers On The Market
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2015 – 18:02 | Comments Off on MWR Done After Season; Drivers On The Market
MWR Done After Season; Drivers On The Market

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Michael Waltrip Racing will cease full-time competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2016, immediately making drivers Clint Bowyer and David Ragan full-fledged free-agents.
Rob Kauffman, co-owner of MWR, and Bowyer announced Wednesday the parties mutually have agreed to separate at season’s end. Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 […]

Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas
Tuesday, 18 Aug, 2015 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas
Danica Signs Contract Extension With Stewart-Haas

Danica Patrick has signed a multiyear extension with Stewart-Haas Racing it was announced by the team on Tuesday.
Also announced was that Nature’s Bakery will replace Go-Daddy as Patrick’s primary sponsor beginning next year. The new sponsor will be on the car for 28 races with Patrick’s current sponsors filling out the remainder of the schedule.
 
“As […]

Kenseth Dominates In Winning At Michigan
Sunday, 16 Aug, 2015 – 16:47 | Comments Off on Kenseth Dominates In Winning At Michigan
Kenseth Dominates In Winning At Michigan

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Matt Kenseth won for the second time in two weeks Sunday when he topped the Sprint Cup Series field at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the third of the season for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and his third at the 2-mile MIS oval. The win was the fifth in […]

Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS
Friday, 14 Aug, 2015 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS
Kenseth Leads Gibbs Parade In Qualifying At MIS

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Joe Gibbs Racing swept positions one through three during Friday afternoon’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Claiming P1 was Matt Kenseth.
He was followed by teammates Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards. A fourth JGR driver, Kyle Busch, qualified sixth fastest.
Asked if he foresaw a sweep by JGR Toyotas, Kenseth said, […]

Logano Wins The Glen; Kyle Busch Finishes Second
Sunday, 9 Aug, 2015 – 16:07 | Comments Off on Logano Wins The Glen; Kyle Busch Finishes Second
Logano Wins The Glen; Kyle Busch Finishes Second

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Joey Logano took the lead on the final corner of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Watkins Glen International when he passed an out-of-fuel Kevin Harvick and from there, went on to get the victory.
The victory was the second of the weekend for Logano as he won the XFINITY Series race on Saturday. But […]

Busch’s Mission Is To Sweep The Roads Clean
Sunday, 9 Aug, 2015 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Busch’s Mission Is To Sweep The Roads Clean
Busch’s Mission Is To Sweep The Roads Clean

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Kyle Busch ran out of gas last Sunday at Pocono Raceway but “Rowdy” certainly hasn’t run out of steam.
In his injury-belated bid to qualify for NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, Busch will attempt to complete a sweep of the schedule’s two road-course events via a […]

Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2015 – 17:36 | Comments Off on Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen
Dinger Looking To Party Like It’s 2014 At The Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The Dinger is on-pole at Watkins Glen International and intent upon re-living the dream at the end of Sunday’s 30th annual Cheez-It 355.
AJ Allmendinger arguably provided the feel-good story of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season when he won on the historic WGI road-course last summer. The victory not only […]

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 […]