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Michigan Paves The Way In Big Weekend Of Racing
Thursday, 14 Jun, 2012 – 15:33 | Comments Off
Michigan Paves The Way In Big Weekend Of Racing

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The big stories in the big events in pro racing this weekend will be:
Sprint Cup – Another week, another race at a newly paved race track. This week, it’s Michigan International Speedway near Brooklyn.
As with Pocono, site of last weekend’s race, Michigan was fast before the repave. With a smoother [...]

Busch, Phoenix Remain Together
Tuesday, 12 Jun, 2012 – 16:18 | Comments Off
Busch, Phoenix Remain Together

Kyle Busch and Phoenix Racing will press on together the team announced Tuesday.
James Finch, the owner of Phoenix Racing, made the announcement in a published statement. In the statement, he said, “We have met with Kurt. At the end of the day, we are racers, so we’re going racing together with Kurt and the No. 51 [...]

Logano And Martin Fates Continue To Be Linked
Monday, 11 Jun, 2012 – 10:06 | One Comment
Logano And Martin Fates Continue To Be Linked

So, ironic much that Joey Logano bumped Mark Martin out of his way with a couple laps left to go Sunday at Pocono in order to get his first non-asterisk victory in the Sprint Cup Series? And how ironic was it that a slight bobble by the normally mistake-proof Martin, allowed Logano into position to [...]

Logano Bumps Way To Victory At Pocono
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2012 – 15:31 | Comments Off
Logano Bumps Way To Victory At Pocono

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Pole-sitter Joey Logano took the lead with just under four laps to go and went on to win the Pocono 400 Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the first of the year and the second of the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s career. It came in [...]

Race Day: They’ve Taken The Pokey Out Of Pocono
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2012 – 9:07 | Comments Off
Race Day: They’ve Taken The Pokey Out Of Pocono

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Today’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway should get fans and competitors back to their homes and routines a lot quick than in years past. Like, for the first time in memory, while they’re still young.
Because not only are this year’s Cup stops at Pocono being mercifully trimmed back [...]

Logano Captures Pole For Pocono Cup Race
Saturday, 9 Jun, 2012 – 12:15 | Comments Off
Logano Captures Pole For Pocono Cup Race

RacinToday.com
Joey Logano won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s Pocono 400 Sprint Cup Race at Pocono Raceway and smashed the track record in the process.
Logano’s fast lap was at 179.598 mph in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota and it blew away the old mark of 172.553 posted by Kasey Kahne in 2004.
In all, 36 drivers surpassed [...]

Down-Sized Pocono Races A Hit With Cup Drivers
Friday, 8 Jun, 2012 – 17:03 | One Comment
Down-Sized Pocono Races A Hit With Cup Drivers

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Calls for the shortening of Sprint Cup races at Pocono Raceway have been answered as this year’s events will be 400 miles in length rather than 500. Voices emanating from the garages at Pocono Friday, were very thankful for the change.
“Four hundred miles is still a really long time,” driver [...]

Kurt, Dude, What The Heck Are You Thinking?
Wednesday, 6 Jun, 2012 – 5:07 | 4 Comments
Kurt, Dude, What The Heck Are You Thinking?

Perhaps the craziest thing about the latest incident involving Kurt Busch is this: It was a great question that the reporter asked. It was an essential question and had Busch answered it, he would be getting ready to head to Pocono today and NASCAR fans would know a lot more about an important subject.
The incident [...]

Johnson Suddenly Shaping Up As A Six-Timer
Tuesday, 5 Jun, 2012 – 10:09 | One Comment
Johnson Suddenly Shaping Up As A Six-Timer

Given his driving talents, his team’s equipment and, oh yes, the fact that he has been the best driver of his generation – if not of all time – the question that was put to Jimmie Johnson after Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Dover seemed pretty reasonable.
The answer he gave was equally reasonable and equally [...]

Johnson Scary Fast In Winning At The Monster
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2012 – 20:55 | Comments Off
Johnson Scary Fast In Winning At The Monster

Jimmie Johnson dominated the FedEx 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday and won for the second time in two weeks.
Johnson, who won at Darlington two weeks ago, easily held of Kevin Harvick to get the victory.
The victory was the 57th of the five-time champion’s Cup career. It was the seventh [...]