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Gordon back on top of NASCAR

Gordon back on top of NASCAR

August 17, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  BROOKLYN,MI— The majority of the talk around Jeff Gordon throughout recent years hasn’t been when he’s going to win his next race as much as it has been if he is going to win another. When Gordon won the 2001 Cup Series championship, he was on top of the world. He […]

Gordon powers to Michigan win

Gordon powers to Michigan win

August 17, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  BROOKLYN,MI— Jeff Gordon last won at Michigan International Speedway in June, 2001. At that time, it was the one-hundreth win for Hendrick Motorsports and Gordon was considered to be the best in the sport. Thirteen years later, Hendrick Motorsports has collected over one-hundred more victories and Gordon is having a season which […]

Burton: “This was a hard week”

Burton: “This was a hard week”

August 17, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  BROOKLYN,MI— Driving Tony Stewart’s No.14 Chevrolet in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400, Jeff Burton’s day did not go as planned. After working his way up to fourth under green-flag pit stops, Burton’s day turned sour after an engine issue forced the No.14 Chevrolet behind the wall. “I started smelling something and then […]

Sauter takes Michigan win, assumes points lead

Sauter takes Michigan win, assumes points lead

August 16, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  BROOKLYN,MI— For the first time in 2014, Johnny Sauter ended a race in victory lane. After starting Saturday’s Career For Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway in the fifth-position, Sauter used his fast Toyota and strategy to pick up his first win of the season. “We just had a great run […]

Ryan Truex injured at Michigan, will not race

Ryan Truex injured at Michigan, will not race

August 16, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  BROOKLYN,MI— Ryan Truex will not race in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Truex, driver of the No.83 Toyota for BK Racing, was involved in a crash in opening Sprint Cup Series practice for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Truex hit the turn-two wall head-on in […]

Gordon shatters Michigan track record

Gordon shatters Michigan track record

August 15, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  BROOKLYN,MI— For the second consecutive week, Jeff Gordon will start from the pole as he took the top-spot in qualifying for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Gordon’s lap averaging the two-mile, d-shaped oval at 206.558 mph broke the track record set by Kevin Harvick when the Sprint Cup […]

Roush Fenway looks to rebound at Michigan

Roush Fenway looks to rebound at Michigan

August 15, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  BROOKLYN, MI—The last time NASCAR visited the Irish Hills of Michigan, it was less-than a banner day for Roush Fenway Racing. All three of Roush’s Fords finished outside the top-fifteen, with Greg Biffle in twentieth being the best finisher for Roush. Michigan International Speedway has been known over the years as […]

NASCAR Formalizes On-Track Incident Procedure

NASCAR Formalizes On-Track Incident Procedure

August 15, 2014 No Comments

In its continued efforts to evolve the safety of its sport, NASCAR announced Friday that it will add a rule that addresses on-track incidents as part of its race procedures. The rule, listed as Section 9-16, will be an addendum to the NASCAR rule book and will apply to all of its racing series, effective […]

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