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Logano Speeds To Pole At Martinsville
Friday, 27 Mar, 2015 – 19:54 | Comments Off on Logano Speeds To Pole At Martinsville
Logano Speeds To Pole At Martinsville

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Team Penske’s Joey Logano on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
The pole was the second of the season for Logano and the 10th of his career in the series.
It was Logano’s first pole in Cup at the historic Martinsville short track.
“It feels great to finally get the pole […]

J.D. Gibbs To Begin Brain Treatment
Wednesday, 25 Mar, 2015 – 15:46 | Comments Off on J.D. Gibbs To Begin Brain Treatment
J.D. Gibbs To Begin Brain Treatment

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J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing since October 1997, is starting treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function.
Gibbs’ condition was revealed Wednesday in a news release from JGR’s NASCAR headquarters in Huntersville, N.C. Gibbs, 46, is a son of team-founder Joe Gibbs, who won three Super Bowls as coach of the NFL’s Washington […]

Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana
Sunday, 22 Mar, 2015 – 18:03 | Comments Off on Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana
Keselowski’s Late Pass Is A Winner In Fontana

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brad Keselowski passed Kurt Busch for the lead after a second green/white/checkered restart and drove away to victory in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Keselowski led just the one lap in the race, which was scheduled for 400 laps but ended up going 209.
It […]

Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes
Sunday, 22 Mar, 2015 – 15:31 | Comments Off on Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes
Biffle Baffled By Roush Woes

Greg Biffle and his Roush Fenway Racing teammates have been operating in the unusual roles of also-rans during the opening month of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
Flat-out speed was the nagging issue for the Ford Fusions driven by Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne during qualifying for Sunday’s Auto Club 400. Biffle qualified […]

Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang
Saturday, 21 Mar, 2015 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang
Kurt Busch Returns To Driver’s Seat With A Bang

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Kurt Busch says he is “putting the blinders on” in his return to the Sprint Cup Series following a NASCAR-imposed suspension for alleged domestic abuse.
Busch qualified on-pole Friday afternoon for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in Fontana, Calif., five days after making a delayed 2015 debut at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch […]

Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers
Friday, 20 Mar, 2015 – 16:30 | Comments Off on Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers
Blood Problems Again Sideline Vickers

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Brian Vickers’ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career again has been placed on hold.
Vickers has experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots, prompting the 31-year-old to begin taking a blood-thinning medication that will prevent him from competing in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Michael Waltrip Racing has […]

Harvick Wins Phoenix For Second Victory In Row
Sunday, 15 Mar, 2015 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Harvick Wins Phoenix For Second Victory In Row
Harvick Wins Phoenix For Second Victory In Row

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Kevin Harvick survived a couple of late restarts and tires older than many of those chasing him to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
The victory was the second in a row and gave the defending series champion two victories and two runner-up finishes in the first four races of the 2015 […]

Harvick Fuels Hot Start With Phoenix Pole
Saturday, 14 Mar, 2015 – 4:50 | Comments Off on Harvick Fuels Hot Start With Phoenix Pole
Harvick Fuels Hot Start With Phoenix Pole

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kevin Harvick says he has some great memories of Phoenix International Raceway. He added one more on Friday when he won the pole for Sunday’s Camping World.com 500 Sprint Cup race at the quirky track in the desert.
“This is a pretty special place,” Harvick, a native of neighboring Southern California, […]

Jeff Gordon Is Ready To Roll, Not Rock
Friday, 13 Mar, 2015 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Jeff Gordon Is Ready To Roll, Not Rock
Jeff Gordon Is Ready To Roll, Not Rock

DALLAS – A rocking chair is the one parting gift Jeff Gordon doesn’t want to receive during his final full season as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series superstar. Because after vacating the cockpit of his trademark No. 24 Chevrolet in November, even “Sir Jeff” isn’t sure what seat he’ll jump into next.
“No rocking chairs, thankfully – […]

Kurt Busch’s Suspension Lifted
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015 – 11:37 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch’s Suspension Lifted
Kurt Busch’s Suspension Lifted

Sprint Cup’s Kurt Busch moved a step closer to a return to racing on Wednesday.
NASCAR announced Wednesday that, effectively immediately, the indefinite suspension of the Stewart-Haas Racing driver has been lifted.
NASCAR’s statement on the situation read, in part: “Kurt Busch is eligible to return to NASCAR racing under indefinite probation subject to additional mandatory requirements […]