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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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