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Ambrose makes it four for four at the Glen

Ambrose makes it four for four at the Glen

August 9, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer As the two drivers that were leading the pack drove down the 7-turn road course that is Watkins Glen, it appeared that three time defending race winner Marcos Ambrose had the lead firmly in his grasp. Except there was one thing that was threatening the run Ambrose had put together. The car […]

Keselowski dominates, but survives for Iowa win

Keselowski dominates, but survives for Iowa win

August 2, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer NEWTON, Iowa — He had the lead and the win in the bag. His mind was starting to  focus on the flight home to Pocono where he will be racing for the win on Sunday. However then a flash of yellow brought him back to reality, at least, for a few laps. […]

Bayne takes Iowa pole at last second

Bayne takes Iowa pole at last second

August 2, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer NEWTON, Ia — It was a close call, but at the last second Trevor Bayne grabbed the fastest speed of the day recorded at Iowa Speedway. The speed came at the very end of the qualifying session for the NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying for the U.S. Cellular 250 which will take place […]

The weekend that was: Indianapolis

The weekend that was: Indianapolis

July 29, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer One driver earned his first career victory, another earned his 90th and before that the dirt was slung and a new king of dirt track racing was crowned. Jeff Gordon needed an extra restart, and a tiny bit of luck based off a timely caution to move within 10 wins of closing […]

Coke Zero 400: Where they finished

Coke Zero 400: Where they finished

July 6, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer The race was rain-shortened, and for the first time in the 21st century the No. 43 car is heading to victory lane in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race. Rain delayed the race three times, once on Saturday when the race was scheduled to be ran, then twice again on Sunday, when […]

Toyota/ SaveMart 350: Where they finished

Toyota/ SaveMart 350: Where they finished

June 22, 2014 No Comments

  By Mark Schafer Carl Edwards was able to take home the win in the first of two road course races on the year. Edwards may not be known as a road course ringer, but the win is just one of many top-10s that Edwards has recorded on the twisty turns. For Edwards it was […]

Quicken Loans 400: where they finished

Quicken Loans 400: where they finished

June 15, 2014 No Comments

  By Mark Schafer He seemed cursed, destined to never win at the two mile track in the Irish Hills of Michigan. A few times he ran out of fuel while leading, he’s had tires go down with ten to go, cautions flying at inopportune times. However, on Sunday Chad Knaus and Jimmie Johnson finally […]

Ollies Bargin Outlet 250: Where they finished

Ollies Bargin Outlet 250: Where they finished

June 14, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer A flat tire late sealed the deal for Joey Logano as he had to pit late, essentially handing the victory over to Paul Menard. As with any Michigan race the racing was three and four-wide during most of the race, and the finishing order was decided by a late pit-stop and strategy, […]

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