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Jeff Gordon claims pole at Watkins Glen

Jeff Gordon claims pole at Watkins Glen

August 9, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Since his first full season in the Cup Series in 1993, Jeff Gordon has won a pole position at some point during the season. Heading into this weekend’s race at Watkins Glen, Gordon had yet to win a pole in 2014. And having to out-qualify the driver who has won two […]

Fantasy Preview: Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

Fantasy Preview: Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

August 7, 2014 No Comments

  Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  For the second and final time in 2014, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to a road course, this time in the Finger Lakes region of New York; Watkins Glen International. Sunday’s race at the legendary road course is seen as a “last chance” for many Chase hopeful drivers looking […]

Earnhardt Jr sweeps at Pocono

Earnhardt Jr sweeps at Pocono

August 3, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Since August, 2012, there has been no better team at Pocono Raceway than Hendrick Motorsports. Heading into Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400, the four-car powerhouse had won the previous four races at the track all with all the different drivers in their stable. In June, it was Dale Earnhardt Jr. taking his second […]

Austin Dillon ends Toyota dominance at Pocono

Austin Dillon ends Toyota dominance at Pocono

August 2, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  There’s been one common theme this season in the Camping World Truck Series when it comes to race winners. They have all driven Toyota Tundras to victory lane. The last time a manufacture other than Toyota had won a race in trucks was when Ty Dillon went to victory lane at […]

Larson wins first career Cup pole

Larson wins first career Cup pole

August 1, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Kyle Larson’s impressive rookie campaign contented into Pocono Raceway friday afternoon by winning the pole for Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400. The No.42 Target Chevrolet turned a lap averaging 183.438 mph around the flat, two-mile triangle-shaped oval. His lap of record at 49.063 seconds is a new track record for Pocono Raceway in […]

Fantasy Preview: GoBowling.com 400

Fantasy Preview: GoBowling.com 400

July 30, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer For the second and final time this season, NASCAR returns to the Pocono Raceway for this weekend’s GoBowling.com 400. Back in June, it was a showdown between 2012 Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski and Dale Eanhardt Jr. with the No.88 Chevrolet taking the checkered flag for the second time in 2014 […]

Greg Ives named crew chief for Earnhardt Jr. in 2015

Greg Ives named crew chief for Earnhardt Jr. in 2015

July 30, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Hendrick Motorspors has announced that Greg Ives will return to the organization in 2015 as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No.88 Chevrolet. Ives,34, served as race engineer for Jimmie Johnson from 2006-2010 and was part of the historic run of five-consecutive championships by the No.48 team. Since 2013, […]

Hamlin and crew penalized following Indy

Hamlin and crew penalized following Indy

July 29, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Following a third-place finish in Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the John Wayne Waulding 400 at the Brickyard, Denny Hamlin and his No.11 crew have been penalized after failing post-race inspection. The infraction is P5 level penalty, which is outlined in Section 12-4.5 A (9) of the 2014 NASCAR rule book: Approved parts that […]

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