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Stewart out, Burton in for Michigan

Stewart out, Burton in for Michigan

August 14, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer For the second consecutive year, Tony Stewart will miss the August race at Michigan International Speedway. Stewart, who was involved in a tragic sprint car incident which claimed the life of Kevin Ward Jr. (20) last weekend at Canadiauga Motorsports Park in New York. Ward Jr. was struck by Stewart’s car […]

Ryan Blaney to Wood Brothers in 2015

Ryan Blaney to Wood Brothers in 2015

August 14, 2014 No Comments

Wood Brothers Racing announces today that it has formed a technical alliance with Team Penske and will race a partial-season schedule in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with up-and-coming driver Ryan Blaney. Blaney, who has raced as a Team Penske development driver since 2012, will compete in at least 12 races for Wood Brothers […]

Fantasy Preview: Pure Michigan 400

Fantasy Preview: Pure Michigan 400

August 14, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  As the race to the Chase nears its conclusion, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Michigan International Speedway for the final time for this weekend’s running of the Pure Michigan 400. In June’s Quicken Loans 400, it was Jimmie Johnson breaking through for his first Michigan International Speedway win. Recently, […]

Truex Jr. to miss Friday practice and qualifying MIS

Truex Jr. to miss Friday practice and qualifying MIS

August 13, 2014 No Comments

Martin Truex Jr. will miss Friday’s practice and qualifying sessions at Michigan International Speedway. Recently, Sherry Pollex, Martin’s longtime partner and girlfriend was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Sherry and Martin would like to thank the NASCAR community for all the well wishes. They have requested that everyone respect the family’s privacy as Sherry begins her […]

NASCAR fines Rodney Childers for WGI infraction

NASCAR fines Rodney Childers for WGI infraction

August 13, 2014 No Comments

  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 13, 2014) — The No. 4 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized due to a rules infraction committed during the Aug. 10 race at Watkins Glen International. The infraction is a P3 level penalty and is outlined in Section 12-4.3 of the 2014 rule […]

3M to sponsor Jeff Gordon

3M to sponsor Jeff Gordon

August 12, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  3M will move from one top-flight NASCAR organization to another. Beginning in 2015, 3M will move from Roush Fenway Racing’s Greg Biffle to Hendrick Motorsports and the No.24 Chevrolet of Jeff Gordon. Gordon will be sponsored by 3M for 11 races as a primary sponsor and will be an associate for […]

Stewart pulls out of sprint car race

Stewart pulls out of sprint car race

August 11, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Following the tragic events at Canandaigua Motorsports Park that claimed the life of Kevin Ward Jr. (20) , Tony Stewart has opted to not participate in a sprint car event this weekend in Indiana.  Stewart had previously planned to participate in the Bob Newton Winged Classic on Saturday, August 16 at Plymouth […]

Allmendinger grabs first career win at Watkins Glen

Allmendinger grabs first career win at Watkins Glen

August 10, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Going into Sunday’s race at Watkins Glen International, both AJ Allmendinger and Marcos Ambrose both knew what was at stake. Two of the drivers considered to be the best in the sport at road courses needed victories to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship come September. Sunday’s race […]

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