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Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan
Friday, 12 Jun, 2015 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan
Kahne Powers To Pole At Michigan

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Kasey Kahne won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Kahne won the pole in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a lap of 201.992 mph around the 2-mile course in 35.645 seconds.
The pole was Kahne’s first since 2012.
Qualifying second fastest was Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick (201.613 mph) while […]

Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf
Thursday, 11 Jun, 2015 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf
Truex Returns Furniture Row To The Top Shelf

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As the 2014 NASCAR season wound down to a close, it appeared that Furniture Row Racing had provided anecdotal evidence in support of a couple of long-debated racing questions.
Questions like: Which is more important in racing, car or driver? Are single-car teams doomed to survive only as field-fillers? Must championship […]

Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2015 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono
Truex Jr., FRR A Mile High After Winning Pocono

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing proved that one-car teams can win Sprint Cup Series races. They did that by collecting a popular victory Sunday in the Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway.
The win was the first for Truex since he joined Furniture Row prior to the 2014 season, the […]

Kurt Busch Races To Cup Pole At Pocono
Friday, 5 Jun, 2015 – 17:57 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Races To Cup Pole At Pocono
Kurt Busch Races To Cup Pole At Pocono

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Kurt Busch won the pole for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on Friday afternoon.
“Wow, what a day, today,” Busch the Stewart-Haas Racing driver said. “I feel like there are six corners out there as hard as I was working; corner entry, corner exit. The car was just off-balance, especially with […]

Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Monday, 1 Jun, 2015 – 10:29 | Comments Off on Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime
Johnson scores 10th Dover Cup win in overtime

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.
With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover (Del.) International Raceway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt in sharing that […]

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
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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, […]