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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
RacinToday.com
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 […]

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 […]