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Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2016 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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A couple of days ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said that the only time that drivers enjoy racing at restrictor plate tracks is when they run up front. Brad Keselowski emerged as Mr. Happy late Saturday night.
Keselowski stayed ahead of the massive wrecks which garaged many of the biggest stars in […]

Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
Friday, 1 Jul, 2016 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole

Roush Fenway Racing won a Sprint Cup pole for the first time since 2013 on Friday when Greg Biffle was laid down the fastest lap in qualifying at Daytona International Speedway.
The pole was the first for Biffle since 2012 and came at 192.955 mph. After winning it, he kept it in perspective.

“You know, a restrictor plate […]

Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Sunday, 26 Jun, 2016 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Stewart Wins Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway

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Tony Stewart, who earlier in the week had voiced his displeasure with NASCAR racing said he could not wait to retire from Sprint Cup racing at the end of the season, won Sunday’s Cup race at the Sonoma Raceway road course.
The victory, Stewart’s first of the year but eighth on a road course, puts the […]

Edwards On Pole In Sonoma
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2016 – 15:43 | Comments Off on Edwards On Pole In Sonoma
Edwards On Pole In Sonoma

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Carl Edwards won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit on Saturday.
Edwards peeled off a lap the 1.99-mile course at 95.777 mph (1:14.799) in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Edwards, who had the fastest lap of the day during the first session of qualifying, said, “We have a very fast […]

Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough
Friday, 24 Jun, 2016 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough
Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

It sounds as there will be very few tears in driver Tony Stewart’s eyes when he retires at the end of the current season. It sounds like the three-time Sprint Cup Series champion’s primary emotion after getting out of his car for the final race will be: good riddance.
Stewart, who announced last year that 2016 is […]

Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan
Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan

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Joey Logano led the most laps and won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Team Penske driver who won six races a year ago and five in 2014. He led 139 of 200 laps.
The victory was the 15th of Logano’s career and it came […]

Logano On Pole In Michigan
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 17:29 | Comments Off on Logano On Pole In Michigan
Logano On Pole In Michigan

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Joey Logano captured the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday.
The pole was Logano’s second of the season – the other coming at the Martinsville short track – and comes on the heels of two straight weekends in which he qualifying second fastest.
“It feels good,” the Team Penske driver […]

Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
Monday, 6 Jun, 2016 – 14:33 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kurt Busch, in full fuel-conservation mode over the final 30 laps, held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski to win Monday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. He led 32 laps in getting the win.
“I […]

Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2016 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events

Rain in Pocono, Pa. and New England forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup and NHRA events respectively.
The Cup race was rescheduled for noon ET on Monday when sunshine is forecast. FS1 will broadcast the race.
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start first and second at the Pocono triangle.
NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the […]

Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono
Friday, 3 Jun, 2016 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono
Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono

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Brad Keselowski edged Team Penske teammate Joey Logano for the pole in  Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Keselowski won the pole at the 2.5-mile triangular speedway with a lap in 49.525 seconds (181.726 mph).
Logano (181.400 mph) by .089 seconds. Keselowski won his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season, his first at […]