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Regan Smith To Drive 41 At Atlanta
Monday, 23 Feb, 2015 – 20:05 | Comments Off on Regan Smith To Drive 41 At Atlanta
Regan Smith To Drive 41 At Atlanta

Regan Smith will make a second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start as replacement driver for the suspended Kurt Busch in the Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 1, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Monday.
Smith will return to the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS during an open test session at AMS […]

Logano Wins Daytona 500 With Yellow Flapping
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 16:56 | One Comment
Logano Wins Daytona 500 With Yellow Flapping

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joey Logano won Sunday’s Daytona 500 when a wreck brought out a caution just after “The Kid” had taken the white flag on a green/white/checkered restart at Daytona International Speedway.
“I can’t believe it,” he said. “The Daytona 500. Oh my God. Are you kidding me?”
The victory was the first for […]

Angry Drivers Take To Twitter After Busch Wreck
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 9:27 | Comments Off on Angry Drivers Take To Twitter After Busch Wreck
Angry Drivers Take To Twitter After Busch Wreck

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
In the time that it took for Kyle Busch’s Toyota to blow through a couple of hundred yards of painted grass and soft, sandy earth and then slam into a solid concrete wall at 180 or so mph on Saturday, the Daytona Rising project at Daytona International Speedway was transformed […]

Kurt Busch Out Of Appeals – And The 500
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2015 – 8:08 | 2 Comments
Kurt Busch Out Of Appeals – And The 500

Embattled NASCAR driver Kurt Busch lost a pair of appeal procedures Saturday stemming from his indefinite Sprint Cup Series suspension, ending the former champion’s bid to compete in Sunday’s season-opening 57th annual Daytona 500.
NASCAR slapped Busch with the indefinite suspension Friday afternoon in the aftermath of a Delaware family court’s finding earlier that “by a […]

Regan Smith To Fill In For Suspended Kurt Busch
Saturday, 21 Feb, 2015 – 8:50 | One Comment
Regan Smith To Fill In For Suspended Kurt Busch

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Stewart-Haas Racing named Regan Smith interim driver of its No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for the 57th Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
Smith will fill in for Kurt Busch, who was suspended indefinitelyby NASCAR on Friday after it was ruled that Busch smashed his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll’s head against his motor home wall […]

NASCAR Suspends Kurt Busch
Friday, 20 Feb, 2015 – 19:17 | Comments Off on NASCAR Suspends Kurt Busch
NASCAR Suspends Kurt Busch

NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch for actions detrimental to stock car racing, it was announced on Friday.
NASCAR took action following the release Friday of a supplemental disposition setting forth the findings and conclusions that formed the basis for the Family Court of the State of Delaware’s decision on Monday to issue an Order […]

Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat
Friday, 20 Feb, 2015 – 10:58 | Comments Off on Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat
Denny And Danica In Did-Not, Did-To Duel Spat

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Danica Patrick was fighting – make that BLEEPING – mad with Denny Hamlin after racing her way into the 57th annual Daytona 500 Thursday night.
Patrick rallied for a 10th-place green/white/checkered flag finish during the second Budweiser Duel At Daytona after a spin she felt was intentionally triggered by Hamlin with […]

Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona
Friday, 20 Feb, 2015 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona
Hendrick Cars Dominate The Duels At Daytona

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Hendrick Motorsports continues to motor right along in Speedweeks.
With Hendrick drivers Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson having already claimed the pole and outside-pole starting spots for Sunday’s Daytona 500, Johnson added a victory in one of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel qualifying races and teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. the other.
Earnhardt Jr. came from his last-place starting […]

Junior Thinks Good Thoughts Of Senior At Daytona
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2015 – 9:37 | Comments Off on Junior Thinks Good Thoughts Of Senior At Daytona
Junior Thinks Good Thoughts Of Senior At Daytona

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Strong men still are moved to tears at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 18, the day in 2001 when we lost Dale Earnhardt.
Fourteen years after “Black Sunday,” Wednesday of Speedweeks 2015 was filled with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice laps, a press conference and all the things that are part-and-parcel […]

‘Knockout’ Leaves Some Drivers Feeling Woozy
Tuesday, 17 Feb, 2015 – 7:49 | Comments Off on ‘Knockout’ Leaves Some Drivers Feeling Woozy
‘Knockout’ Leaves Some Drivers Feeling Woozy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR’s revised group qualifying format for the 57th annual Daytona 500 produced a timely pole-winner in Jeff Gordon Sunday amid controversy and questions about “what’s best for the sport” as an entertainment vehicle.
The sanctioning body ditched its traditional albeit time-consuming single-car qualifying format for restrictor plate racing around the high-banked/2.5-mile […]