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Carl Edwards Speeds To Michigan Pole
Friday, 14 Jun, 2013 – 17:00 | Comments Off
Carl Edwards Speeds To Michigan Pole

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Carl Edwards won the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Edwards, driving a Roush Fenway Racing Ford, laid down a lap at 202.564 mph.
“We’ve been working very hard and trying to turn the corner with these Ford Fusions to make them faster,” Edwards said. “I just cannot wait to [...]

Gibbs Takes Big Swing At Keselowski, Remarks
Friday, 14 Jun, 2013 – 16:15 | 2 Comments
Gibbs Takes Big Swing At Keselowski, Remarks

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Sometimes – in racing and in life in general – success is the result of hard work and the creative application of intellect and experience. Sometimes it’s the result of thievery.
Brad Keselowski clearly thinks that it is a bit of the latter which has been holding back him and his [...]

Jason Leffler Killed In Dirt Race
Thursday, 13 Jun, 2013 – 6:57 | Comments Off
Jason Leffler Killed In Dirt Race

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Driver Jason Leffler, 37, died Wednesday night after a crash in a 410 sprint car race at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.
Leffler, who competed in all of the top three NASCAR national series, had to be extricated from his sprint car after it flipped during a heat race. He was pronounced dead shortly after 9 p.m. [...]

Ford’s Allison Talks About Strengths, Struggles
Wednesday, 12 Jun, 2013 – 11:30 | Comments Off
Ford’s Allison Talks About Strengths, Struggles

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ongoing development of team synergy – specifically between longtime powerhouse Roush Fenway Racing and newcomer Penske Racing – dominated questions directed to Jamie Allison, director of Ford Racing, during a national teleconference Tuesday afternoon.
Through the season’s first 14 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, Ford drivers have scored two victories in [...]

Johnson Is Anything But Pokey At Pocono
Sunday, 9 Jun, 2013 – 17:25 | Comments Off
Johnson Is Anything But Pokey At Pocono

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Jimmie Johnson was the easy winner Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Party in the Poconos 400. He lead 128 of the event’s 160 laps won for the third time in 2013.
The Hendrick Motorsports driver continued to build on his series points lead,  increasing his advantage over second-place Carl Edwards (18th Sunday) to 51 [...]

Rain Puts Jimmie On Pole
Friday, 7 Jun, 2013 – 14:23 | Comments Off
Rain Puts Jimmie On Pole

Sprint Cup qualifying and practice were rained out at Pocono raceway on Friday, and that puts Jimmie Johnson on the pole for Sunday’s Party in the Poconos 400.
Johnson, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leader, will bring the field to the green flag with second-place Carl Edwards beside him on the front row. With the starting [...]

TRD’s White To Step Down After Current Season
Wednesday, 5 Jun, 2013 – 8:03 | Comments Off
TRD’s White To Step Down After Current Season

The face and voice of Toyota Racing Development’s wide-ranging North American motorsports programs for more than 15 years is stepping down.
Lee White, president of TRD, announced Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the 2013 racing season. Citing “family health care needs,” White immediately will cease his daily duties and vacate the position [...]

Stewart Ends Dry Spell By Winning At Dover
Sunday, 2 Jun, 2013 – 15:55 | Comments Off
Stewart Ends Dry Spell By Winning At Dover

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Tony Stewart ended a winless streak of almost a full year Sunday when he won the Sprint Cup race at Dover International Raceway.
The victory was secured when Stewart passed Juan Montoya for the lead with three laps to go. Montoya finished second while Jeff Gordon was third.
The victory came on one of Stewart’s least favorite [...]

Hamlin Wins Dover Pole
Friday, 31 May, 2013 – 15:29 | Comments Off
Hamlin Wins Dover Pole

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Denny Hamlin won his second-straight Sprint Cup pole Friday when he was fastest qualifier at Dover International Speedway. His qualifying time was 22.788 seconds at 157.978 mph.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver won the pole a week ago for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
When Hamlin climbed from his car after the run, he indicated [...]

Kurt Busch Displays New Furniture In Dover
Friday, 31 May, 2013 – 14:04 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch Displays New Furniture In Dover

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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DOVER, Del. – Kurt Busch couldn’t resist.
When the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion met the media Friday morning at Dover International Speedway, he did so while standing in front of a podium underneath the lift gate of his team hauler.
After a reporter complimented Busch on the new and innovative layout, [...]