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Hamlin Nets The ‘Coach’ An All-Star Victory
Sunday, 17 May, 2015 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Hamlin Nets The ‘Coach’ An All-Star Victory
Hamlin Nets The ‘Coach’ An All-Star Victory

NASCAR and NFL championships are synonymous with Joe Gibbs; however, one thing was missing from the team owner’s illustrious career – a victory in NASCAR’s All-Star race. After Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it’s missing no more.
With Denny Hamlin winning the race off pit road for the 110-lap event’s fifth and final segment, the […]

Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race
Saturday, 16 May, 2015 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race
Biffle, Bowyer Drive Their Way Into All-Star Race

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Three Sprint Cup drivers who have had less than wonderful 2015 seasons earned the right to sport smiles late Friday night as they earned entry into Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Greg Biffle of Roush Fenway Racing and Clint Bowyer of Michael Waltrip Racing drove their way into the All-Star event at […]

Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas
Sunday, 10 May, 2015 – 2:30 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas
Johnson Wins Mother’s Day Race In Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Thanks to a brief but wild Kansas spring storm and the long delay it produced, Jimmie Johnson on Sunday became the first Sprint Cup driver to win a race on Mother’s Day since 2007.
Johnson, who is pursuing a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this season, held off Kevin Harvick […]

Allmendinger Signs New Contract
Saturday, 9 May, 2015 – 20:20 | Comments Off on Allmendinger Signs New Contract
Allmendinger Signs New Contract

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – AJ Allmendinger knows where he’s going to be working for the next five years. It’s the same place he’s working now.
Allmendinger confirmed Saturday during a press conference at Kansas Speedway, site of Saturday night’s SpongeBob SquarePants 400, that he has signed a contract extension that will keep […]

Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Friday, 8 May, 2015 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home
Bowyer Gets Royal Treatment In Return Home

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – So, when is 95 miles per hour scarier than 200 mph? For Clint Bowyer it was when a very, very hard baseball came at him at 95 as he stood in a batter’s box at Kauffman Stadium earlier this week.
Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Michael Waltrip […]

Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega
Sunday, 3 May, 2015 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega
Earnhardt Jr. Returns To The Top At Talladega

Time was, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ruled over Talladega Superspeedway but that time was over decade ago. On Sunday, Earnhardt ruled the Sprint Cup Series biggest track once again as he led the most laps and held on to win the Geico 500.
The victory was Junior’s sixth at the 2.66-mile oval but first since 2004.
It was […]

Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega
Saturday, 2 May, 2015 – 15:29 | Comments Off on Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega
Pole-Meister Gordon Secures P1 At Talladega

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Old system, new system or a hybrid of the two, Jeff Gordon remains one of the best pole-day drivers in the history of stock car racing.
On Saturday, Gordon greeted the debut of the new hybrid format for qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway with a dominating pole-securing run for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series […]

Vickers Is Done For The Season
Thursday, 30 Apr, 2015 – 7:02 | Comments Off on Vickers Is Done For The Season
Vickers Is Done For The Season

Brian Vickers’ star-crossed journey through the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been dealt another potentially career-ending setback.
Team co-owner Michael Waltrip announced Tuesday that David Ragan will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry in place of Vickers for the remainder of the 2015 Cup season, beginning May 9 at the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway.
Vickers, […]

Busch Returns To The Top With Win In Richmond
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2015 – 15:30 | Comments Off on Busch Returns To The Top With Win In Richmond
Busch Returns To The Top With Win In Richmond

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kurt Busch, who was suspended by NASCAR for the first three Sprint Cup Series races of the season, bounced all the way back on Sunday as he won the rain-delayed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory was the first in over a year for Busch and his second […]

Logano On Pole At RIR; Race Moved To Sunday
Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Logano On Pole At RIR; Race Moved To Sunday
Logano On Pole At RIR; Race Moved To Sunday

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Team Penske’s Joey Logano on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
The race was scheduled for Saturday night but postponed by bad weather. The new start time is approximately 1 p.m. Eastern.
Logano took the pole with a lap at 127.071 mph. His time in his fast laps around the […]