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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
RacinToday.com
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 […]

Harvick Dominating In Victory In Las Vegas
Sunday, 8 Mar, 2015 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Harvick Dominating In Victory In Las Vegas
Harvick Dominating In Victory In Las Vegas

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Kevin Harvick, who posted runner-up finishes in the first two Sprint Cup Series races of the season, won Race No. 3 on the 2015 schedule by dominating at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Harvick, last year’s Cup champion, led 142 laps en route to the victory in his Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet. The victory was the […]

Gordon’s Good Lap Wins Pole In Las Vegas
Saturday, 7 Mar, 2015 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Gordon’s Good Lap Wins Pole In Las Vegas
Gordon’s Good Lap Wins Pole In Las Vegas

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Jeff Gordon won the pole for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday. The pole was his first at Vegas and came on what perhaps may be his last race at the 1.5-mile track.
Gordon won the pole with a track-record lap at 194.679 mph.
Joey Logano (194.315 mph) […]

Absence Made Vickers’ Racing Heart Grow Stronger
Friday, 6 Mar, 2015 – 18:23 | Comments Off on Absence Made Vickers’ Racing Heart Grow Stronger
Absence Made Vickers’ Racing Heart Grow Stronger

With the memories and the scars of open heart surgery barely in his rearview mirror, Brian Vickers returned to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Vickers, 31, was en route to a photo shoot for primary Cup sponsor Aaron’s in mid-December when he began experiencing pain. He considered going home to […]

Delaware Will Not Pursue Charges Against Busch
Thursday, 5 Mar, 2015 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Delaware Will Not Pursue Charges Against Busch
Delaware Will Not Pursue Charges Against Busch

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Suspended NASCAR driver Kurt Busch has been cleared of criminal charges of alleged domestic abuse involving a former girlfriend, the result of an investigation by the Delaware Department of Justice.
NASCAR slapped Busch with an indefinite suspension on Feb. 20 in the aftermath of a Delaware family court’s finding that “by […]