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Hamlin Bumps Truex Jr. To Win Sprint Cup Pole At Dover
Friday, 29 May, 2015 – 18:19 | Comments Off on Hamlin Bumps Truex Jr. To Win Sprint Cup Pole At Dover
Hamlin Bumps Truex Jr. To Win Sprint Cup Pole At Dover

Denny Hamlin knocked Martin Truex Jr. off the pole for Sunday’sFedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Hamlin toured the Monster Mile in 22.483 seconds (160.121 mph) in his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to earn his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season and the 21st […]

Gibbs Wrestles Charlotte Away From Hendrick
Monday, 25 May, 2015 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Gibbs Wrestles Charlotte Away From Hendrick
Gibbs Wrestles Charlotte Away From Hendrick

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – In recent years, Hendrick Motorsports’ domination of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s May race weeks had become fairly common; however, 2015 will be remembered as the year Joe Gibbs Racing stole that organization’s thunder.
For two weeks JGR dominated NASCAR Sprint Cup activities at the 1.5-mile track. First, Denny Hamlin […]

Edwards Wins The 600
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 21:57 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins The 600
Edwards Wins The 600

Carl Edwards proved he can execute a back flip from the window of  a Toyota as easily as he can from a Ford on Sunday night.
Edwards got his first Sprint Cup Series victory since switching from Roush Fenway Racing Fords to Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas this season as he captured the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte […]

Gordon Set For Swan Song 600 Appearance
Saturday, 23 May, 2015 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Gordon Set For Swan Song 600 Appearance
Gordon Set For Swan Song 600 Appearance

CONCORD, N.C. – Twenty-one years ago Jeff Gordon stepped into the spotlight on NASCAR’s Sprint Cup stage at Charlotte Motor Speedway. That night the then 22-year-old Hendrick Motorsports driver and his Ray Evernham-led crew outsmarted veteran Rusty Wallace and his Penske team on the competitors’ final stop in the Coca-Cola 600 to claim their first […]

Kenseth On Pole At 600
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 21:10 | Comments Off on Kenseth On Pole At 600
Kenseth On Pole At 600

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Matt Kenseth of Joe Gibbs Racing ran his fastest lap of the night (194.252 mph) in the third and final round of knockout qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway and secured the top spot on the grid for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600.
“I feel like we’re gaining on it. I thought we had good speed today. Jason (Ratcliff, […]

Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 21:02 | Comments Off on Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams
Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – With four crashes this month during preparations for the Indianapolis 500, one which left James Hinchcliffe hospitalized in ICU, the question as to whether NASCAR should have a traveling medical team has once again come to the forefront.
NASCAR has nurses who are familiar with the drivers and […]

Hamlin Nets The ‘Coach’ An All-Star Victory
Sunday, 17 May, 2015 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Hamlin Nets The ‘Coach’ An All-Star Victory
Hamlin Nets The ‘Coach’ An All-Star Victory

NASCAR and NFL championships are synonymous with Joe Gibbs; however, one thing was missing from the team owner’s illustrious career – a victory in NASCAR’s All-Star race. After Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it’s missing no more.
With Denny Hamlin winning the race off pit road for the 110-lap event’s fifth and final segment, the […]

Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race
Saturday, 16 May, 2015 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race
Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race

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Three Sprint Cup drivers who have had less than wonderful 2015 seasons earned the right to sport smiles late Friday night as they earned entry into Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Greg Biffle of Roush Fenway Racing and Clint Bowyer of Michael Waltrip Racing drove their way into the All-Star event at […]

Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas
Sunday, 10 May, 2015 – 2:30 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas
Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Thanks to a brief but wild Kansas spring storm and the long delay it produced, Jimmie Johnson on Sunday became the first Sprint Cup driver to win a race on Mother’s Day since 2007.
Johnson, who is pursuing a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this season, held off Kevin Harvick […]

Allmendinger Signs New Contract
Saturday, 9 May, 2015 – 20:20 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Signs New Contract
Allmendinger Signs New Contract

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – AJ Allmendinger knows where he’s going to be working for the next five years. It’s the same place he’s working now.
Allmendinger confirmed Saturday during a press conference at Kansas Speedway, site of Saturday night’s SpongeBob SquarePants 400, that he has signed a contract extension that will keep […]