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Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough
Friday, 24 Jun, 2016 – 17:32 | Comments Off on Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough
Stewart Says Retirement Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

It sounds as there will be very few tears in driver Tony Stewart’s eyes when he retires at the end of the current season. It sounds like the three-time Sprint Cup Series champion’s primary emotion after getting out of his car for the final race will be: good riddance.
Stewart, who announced last year that 2016 is […]

Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 15:19 | Comments Off on Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan
Logano Dominates Cup Race In Michigan

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Joey Logano led the most laps and won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Team Penske driver who won six races a year ago and five in 2014. He led 139 of 200 laps.
The victory was the 15th of Logano’s career and it came […]

Logano On Pole In Michigan
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 17:29 | Comments Off on Logano On Pole In Michigan
Logano On Pole In Michigan

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Joey Logano captured the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday.
The pole was Logano’s second of the season – the other coming at the Martinsville short track – and comes on the heels of two straight weekends in which he qualifying second fastest.
“It feels good,” the Team Penske driver […]

Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
Monday, 6 Jun, 2016 – 14:33 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race
Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Pocono Cup Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kurt Busch, in full fuel-conservation mode over the final 30 laps, held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski to win Monday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. He led 32 laps in getting the win.
“I […]

Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2016 – 17:06 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events
Rain Postpones Cup, NHRA Events

Rain in Pocono, Pa. and New England forced postponement of Sunday’s Sprint Cup and NHRA events respectively.
The Cup race was rescheduled for noon ET on Monday when sunshine is forecast. FS1 will broadcast the race.
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start first and second at the Pocono triangle.
NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the […]

Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono
Friday, 3 Jun, 2016 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono
Keselowski P1, Logano P2 In Qualifying At Pocono

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Brad Keselowski edged Team Penske teammate Joey Logano for the pole in  Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Keselowski won the pole at the 2.5-mile triangular speedway with a lap in 49.525 seconds (181.726 mph).
Logano (181.400 mph) by .089 seconds. Keselowski won his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season, his first at […]

Truex Jr. Wins 600 With A Record-Trashing Run
Sunday, 29 May, 2016 – 21:00 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Wins 600 With A Record-Trashing Run
Truex Jr. Wins 600 With A Record-Trashing Run

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Domination. That is the only word needed to define Martin Truex Jr.’s performance in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Never before in NASCAR history had anyone conquered the sport’s longest race with such ease. En route to his first victory this season and the fourth of his career, Truex set […]

Truex On Pole For 600
Friday, 27 May, 2016 – 5:41 | Comments Off on Truex On Pole For 600
Truex On Pole For 600

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr. edged Sprint All-Star race winner Joey Logano for the Coca-Cola 600 pole in qualifying Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The No. 1 starting position was Truex’s first at the 1.5-mile track, his second this season and the ninth of his career.
“We were not that good […]

Flat Spot On: Under a Full Moon in Charlotte…
Sunday, 22 May, 2016 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Under a Full Moon in Charlotte…
Flat Spot On: Under a Full Moon in Charlotte…

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – The Charlotte Motor Speedway bills its late-May racing extravaganza as the Ten Days of Thunder. This year it began with One Day (and Night) of Wonder.
A strange format that included a winner’s purse of $1million left a lot of questions marks in the air as well as […]

Logano Wins ‘Screwed Up’ All-Star Race
Sunday, 22 May, 2016 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Logano Wins ‘Screwed Up’ All-Star Race
Logano Wins ‘Screwed Up’ All-Star Race

CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR’s Sprint All-Star race Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which was won by Joey Logano, left drivers both pleased and confused.   
They praised NASCAR’s rules package that removed more downforce from the cars, but deemed the non-points event’s new format as too confusing.
“It’s the most screwed up All-Star race I’ve ever […]