Sat, 28/02/15 – 18:39 | No Comment

A week ago in the Daytona 500, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano finished second and first respectively. Saturday, in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Harvick and Logano finished first and second respectively.
Harvick took the lead for the final time with 26 laps to go and held off Logano to win the [...]

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Rosberg Not Thinking Of Dad As He Crossed Line In Monaco
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

His first Monaco Grand Prix victory left Nico Rosberg visibly over-the-top but historically underwhelmed, 30 years after his father won Formula One’s crown jewel event.
Nico started on-pole, stayed ahead of multiple collisions around the tight, 2-mile street-course and led all 78 laps en route to his first victory of the season and first for Mercedes [...]

Wed, 05/29/13 – 7:18 | Comments Off
500-Winner Kanaan Cashes In, Ponders Future
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Tony Kanaan ended 11 years of frustration – and silenced perhaps his most personal critic – with his record-setting victory in the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Kanaan earned $2,353,355 from an overall purse of $12,020,065, a windfall for the popular Brazilian, team co-owner Jimmy Vasser and KV Racing Technology.
“I’m [...]

Tue, 05/28/13 – 7:21 | Comments Off
Harvick Pits His Way To Victory Lane In Charlotte
Deb Williams | Senior Writer

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
CONCORD, N.C. – With 14 laps remaining in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick pitted for two fresh tires and returned to the 1.5-mile track with only one thought – “Don’t screw up.”
“I knew they put me in the best position to win the race,” said [...]

Mon, 05/27/13 – 6:17 | Comments Off
Harvick Wins Bizarre Coca-Cola 600 At Charlotte
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Kevin Harvick pulled away to an easy victory after taking the lead during a late restart in Saturday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway,
The victory was the second of the season for the Richard Childress Racing driver.
Kasey Kahne finished second and Kurt Busch was third. Denny Hamlin finished fourth and Joey Logano was fifth.
Rounding out [...]

Sun, 05/26/13 – 22:41 | Comments Off
Kanaan Outruns His Past And The Field At Indy
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

INDIANAPOLIS – Tony Kanaan was so excited he forgot to slow down.
After years of frustration at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kanaan passed Ryan Hunter-Reay on a restart three laps from the finish of the 97th Indy 500. Moments later, three-time Indy winner Dario Franchitti slid into the wall, bringing out a caution flag and assuring [...]

Sun, 05/26/13 – 22:00 | Comments Off
Fox Cable Snaps, Stops Race And Injures Fans
Deb Williams | Senior Writer

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
CONCORD, N.C. – Ten people were injured Sunday night during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway when a rope cable used by FOX to guide its CamCat overhead camera system broke and fell over the fourth turn grandstands.
A statement released by speedway officials said seven fans were treated [...]

Sun, 05/26/13 – 20:34 | Comments Off
Kanaan Finally Gets His Indianapolis 500 Victory
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Tony Kanaan, the fun-loving and popular veteran driver from Brazil, won his first Indianapolis 500 Sunday when a yellow flag came out with Kanaan leading and three laps to go in the 200-lap race.
The victory in the 97th running of the big race came in Kanaan’s 12th start. It came after several painfully frustrating close [...]

Sun, 05/26/13 – 14:08 | Comments Off
Keselowski: Mental Fitness Is The Key In The 600
Deb Williams | Senior Writer

CONCORD, N.C. – Several NASCAR drivers have a personal trainer and follow a strict workout schedule while others compete in marathons and triathlons, but none of those are for Brad Keselowski. The current NASCAR Sprint Cup champion prefers to rely on mental toughness.
“I’ve never really been big into the whole workout routine thing,” Keselowski [...]

Sun, 05/26/13 – 12:37 | Comments Off
The 600 Is Milestone For Iconic Wood Brothers
Deb Williams | Senior Writer

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
CONCORD, N.C. – Glen Wood first competed in a NASCAR race on May 17, 1953 and ever since the Stuart, Va., family has produced memorable, history-making moments in the sport. Another one of those will occur Sunday when Trevor Bayne gives the famed Wood Brothers their 1,400th NASCAR Cup [...]

Sun, 05/26/13 – 12:34 | Comments Off
Today’s Indianapolis 500 Favorite Is: The Field
Mike Harris | Senior Writer

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
INDIANAPOLIS – The favorite for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 depends on who you ask, but the consensus of the 33 drivers is that the 97th running of the big race is going to be ultra competitive.
The 2012 race was about as competitive as it gets, with 10 drivers leading laps and [...]

Sun, 05/26/13 – 7:17 | Comments Off