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Bowman Found Out How Other Half Races In Cup
Monday, 18 Jul, 2016 – 9:12 | Comments Off on Bowman Found Out How Other Half Races In Cup
Bowman Found Out How Other Half Races In Cup

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Alex Bowman is well acquainted with the life of a racing have-not. He knows all about being cursed and finger-signaled to get the hell out of the way by other drivers who may or may not be better wheelmen but who are absolutely driving better equipment.
Then on Sunday at New […]

Kenseth Makes It Two Straight Victories At New Hampshire But Fails Inspection
Sunday, 17 Jul, 2016 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Kenseth Makes It Two Straight Victories At New Hampshire But Fails Inspection
Kenseth Makes It Two Straight Victories At New Hampshire But Fails Inspection

Matt Kenseth became a two-time 2016 Sprint Cup race winner Sunday when he cruised to victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.
After the race, Kenseth’s car failed inspection but for the time, his victory is in the books.
Kensenth, who won in Week 12 at Dover, took the checkered flag in his Joe Gibbs Racing […]

Hendrick: Gordon May Sub In 88 After Brickyard
Sunday, 17 Jul, 2016 – 12:55 | Comments Off on Hendrick: Gordon May Sub In 88 After Brickyard
Hendrick: Gordon May Sub In 88 After Brickyard

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Jeff Gordon replacing Dale Earnhardt Jr. as driver of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Sprint Cup car may not be a one-and-done deal.
Rick Hendrick, owner of Earnahardt’s car and owner of Gordon’s car until he retired, said Sunday that circumstances could mean a prolonged run for Gordon in the 88 […]

Johnson Wins Pole In Loudon
Friday, 15 Jul, 2016 – 17:12 | Comments Off on Johnson Wins Pole In Loudon
Johnson Wins Pole In Loudon

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After a quick start which saw him win two of the first five races of the season, Jimmie Johnson fell into a major 2016 funk. On Friday, Johnson showed signs of renewed life as he won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
“We have had a lot of tough […]

Gordon May Take Earnhardt’s Job At Brickyard
Friday, 15 Jul, 2016 – 16:57 | Comments Off on Gordon May Take Earnhardt’s Job At Brickyard
Gordon May Take Earnhardt’s Job At Brickyard

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Should Dale Earnhardt Jr. not be able to drive in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next week because of “concussion-like symptoms”, Jeff Gordon will come out of retirement and take the wheel of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.
“If Dale is not able to go to Indianapolis, we […]

Earnhardt To Sit Out Loudon Race
Thursday, 14 Jul, 2016 – 17:18 | Comments Off on Earnhardt To Sit Out Loudon Race
Earnhardt To Sit Out Loudon Race

Hendrick Motorsports announced on Thursday that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway because he has experienced “concussion-like symptoms”.
Earnhardt will be replaced by Alex Bowman in Loudon.
Earnhardt, who missed two races in 2012 because of a concussion he suffered after crashing during a tire test at […]

Keselowski Was A Cell Out In Winning At Kentucky
Sunday, 10 Jul, 2016 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Keselowski Was A Cell Out In Winning At Kentucky
Keselowski Was A Cell Out In Winning At Kentucky

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Thanks to a fast car and dead-on fuel management, Brad Keselowski notched his fourth Sprint Cup Series victory of the season Saturday night when he won at Kentucky Speedway.
Dead-on fuel management? Keselowski crossed the finish line at the newly repaved Kentucky 1.5-mile track with a fuel cell, the contents of […]

Rain Scraps Qualifying In Kentucky; Harvick on Pole
Friday, 8 Jul, 2016 – 14:59 | Comments Off on Rain Scraps Qualifying In Kentucky; Harvick on Pole
Rain Scraps Qualifying In Kentucky; Harvick on Pole

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Friday’s scheduled qualifying session for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway has been cancelled because of wet weather. The decision was made to cancel qualifying and instead give teams and drivers extended practice time at the newly repaved Kentucky track.
“I appreciate NASCAR’s decision to cancel qualifying to give us an opportunity to get more track […]

Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2016 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona
Keselowski Avoids Fireworks, Gets Win At Daytona

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A couple of days ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said that the only time that drivers enjoy racing at restrictor plate tracks is when they run up front. Brad Keselowski emerged as Mr. Happy late Saturday night.
Keselowski stayed ahead of the massive wrecks which garaged many of the biggest stars in […]

Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
Friday, 1 Jul, 2016 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole
Biffle Gives Roush Fenway A Rare Cup Pole

Roush Fenway Racing won a Sprint Cup pole for the first time since 2013 on Friday when Greg Biffle was laid down the fastest lap in qualifying at Daytona International Speedway.
The pole was the first for Biffle since 2012 and came at 192.955 mph. After winning it, he kept it in perspective.

“You know, a restrictor plate […]