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Busch’s Chase Chase Rolls Through Kentucky
Sunday, 12 Jul, 2015 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Busch’s Chase Chase Rolls Through Kentucky
Busch’s Chase Chase Rolls Through Kentucky

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch’s scramble to make the Sprint Cup Series’ season-ending playoffs maintained momentum Saturday night when the Joe Gibbs Racing driver won  the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was Busch’s second since returning from an 11-race absence that was caused by leg injuries suffered at Daytona during February’s Speedweeks.
NASCAR […]

Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky
Friday, 10 Jul, 2015 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky
Rain Puts Larson On Pole In Kentucky

Thanks to a fast practice lap and rainy weather, Kyle Larson will start on the pole for Saturday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Larson ran a lap at 182.537 mph in a rain-shortened 50-minute practice session on Friday in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet.
NASCAR opted to cancel qualifying in favor of giving Cup teams additional […]

Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence
Friday, 10 Jul, 2015 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence
Dillon: Daytona Crash Gives Me Confidence

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Austin Dillon experienced the cliché – from checkers-to-wreckers – last weekend at Daytona International Speedway, where his victory in Saturday night’s Subway Firecracker 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race was trumped by his horrifying crash in the Sprint Cup Series Coke 400 that ended early Monday morning.
As Dale Earnhardt Jr. sped […]

Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS
Monday, 6 Jul, 2015 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS
Earnhardt Gets Win Ahead Of Horrific Wreck At DIS

It was a beaten down Dale Earnhardt Jr. who stood in Victory Lane after winning Sunday night’s/Monday morning’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Watching in your review mirror as a fellow competitor’s car explodes into a mass of whirling shrapnel will have that effect on human beings.
“I mean, the racing doesn’t matter […]

Cup Qualifying Cancelled; Earnhardt On Pole
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2015 – 17:22 | One Comment
Cup Qualifying Cancelled; Earnhardt On Pole

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Stormy weather in Central Florida led to the cancellation of Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
The cancellation means that the field will be set by times set during Friday’s first practice session. Fastest in that practice, and awarded the pole for the race, was Dale Earnhardt Jr.
In the […]

Earnhardt Fast In Practice; Calls Car A Winner
Friday, 3 Jul, 2015 – 18:24 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Fast In Practice; Calls Car A Winner
Earnhardt Fast In Practice; Calls Car A Winner

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick led the two practice sessions Friday at Daytona International Speedway, in preparation for Sunday night’s Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola Sprint Cup Series race
In the first of two practices, Earnhardt posted the day’s fastest lap of 202.284 miles per hour (44.492 seconds) on the 2.5-mile tri-oval, driving the No. […]

Kyle Busch Muscles Way To Victory At Sonoma
Sunday, 28 Jun, 2015 – 18:03 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Muscles Way To Victory At Sonoma
Kyle Busch Muscles Way To Victory At Sonoma

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Guess everybody can consider Kyle Busch’s recovery from the serious leg injuries he suffered during Speedweeks in February to be complete – if not in a physical sense then certainly in a competitive sense.
Busch, who missed the first 11 Sprint Cup races of the season because of injuries sustained in […]

Allmendinger Blasts To Pole At Sonoma
Saturday, 27 Jun, 2015 – 17:14 | One Comment
Allmendinger Blasts To Pole At Sonoma

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A.J. Allmendinger, looking to earn a second-straight berth in the Sprint Cup playoffs, won the pole for Sunday’s race at the Sonoma Raceway road circuit on Saturday afternoon.
Allmendinger, who earned his 2014 Chase berth by winning at the Watkins Glen International road circuit, lapped Sonoma in 1 minute, 14.385 seconds […]

Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
Friday, 26 Jun, 2015 – 16:16 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma
Allmendinger Knows Importance Of Sonoma

The term “must win” has become one of the most over-used in sports. It’s verbiage that tends to be rotely rolled out when the term “highly important” is much more accurate but way less dramatic.
Then there is the situation for A.J. Allmendinger vis a vis this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
He and […]

NASCAR Unveils New Aero Rules For Kentucky
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2015 – 15:27 | Comments Off on NASCAR Unveils New Aero Rules For Kentucky
NASCAR Unveils New Aero Rules For Kentucky

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
NASCAR announced Tuesday afternoon it has issued an updated rules package to Sprint Cup Series teams that will be put into use at Kentucky Speedway next month.
Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president & chief racing development officer, made the announcement during a teleconference with the media. O’Donnell said the changes […]