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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 […]

Almirola wins rain-challenged Coke Zero 400

Almirola wins rain-challenged Coke Zero 400

July 6, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  On this weekend thirty-years ago, Richard Petty won his two-hundreth and final Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway in the Firecracker 400. Since that day, the famous No.43′s trips to victory lane have been rare. The last time that famous number was first to the checkered flag was back in […]

Gilliland wins Coke Zero 400 pole

Gilliland wins Coke Zero 400 pole

July 4, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Front Row Motorsports, despite the name, has never started a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from the front row. In their history, they have one career win which came last year at Talladega Superspeedway with David Ragan. The super speedways of NASCAR are the great equalizer. The rule of thumb is […]

Fantasy Preview: Coke Zero 400

Fantasy Preview: Coke Zero 400

July 2, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  When trying to pick a fantasy roster for a restrictor plate tracks, you’re almost better off throwing all of the names on the entry list into a hat and picking at random. With restrictor plate being the most open races on the schedule in terms of competitiveness, it is truly anyone’s […]

Time to rethink Cup at Kentucky?

Time to rethink Cup at Kentucky?

June 29, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  There may be no event on the Sprint Cup schedule that has had more issues in recent years than Kentucky Speedway. From the overall debacle that was the inaugural race in 2011 to Saturday night’s lack-luster crowd, it hasn’t been easy for Kentucky Speedway in their short tenure on the schedule. […]

Keselowski dominates Quaker State 400

Keselowski dominates Quaker State 400

June 28, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer If you wanted a chance to win Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, you better have been driving a Team Penske Ford. The night started out with an all Team Penske front row, with Brad Keselowski on the pole and Joey Logano starting alongside. From the outset of the […]

Harvick wins Kentucky Nationwide race

Harvick wins Kentucky Nationwide race

June 27, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Kevin Harvick referred to Kentucky Speedway as a “frustrating place to race” in his post-race interview after Friday night’s Nationwide race. Maybe that’s because he hasn’t won at the track since the inaugural Nationwide race at the track in June,2001 or maybe it was because of the long night he had […]

Keselowski wins Kentucky pole, crushes track record

Keselowski wins Kentucky pole, crushes track record

June 27, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Since NASCAR introduced the new “knockout qualifying” format this season, seemingly no team has figured it out better than Team Penske. Both Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano have been among the best qualifiers in the Cup Series thus far, with Keselowski leading the series in most front-row starts. It was no […]

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