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What 2 Watch 4: Kansas- STP 400

June 1, 2011 No Comments

NASCAR’s most decorated driver will give the command to start engines for the inaugural event. Known as “The King”, Richard Petty was a natural candidate when promoting STP as the sponsor for the race. Petty, winner of a record 200 races, seven NASCAR championships, and inaugural inductee into NASCAR’s Hall of Fame, will watch his […]

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Kevin Harvick Silences Junior Nation Once More in 2011, Winning the Coca-Cola 600 in the Last Turn

May 29, 2011 No Comments

Kevin Harvick won Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 after a bizarre turn of events, where the packed grandstands saw fan favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. lose the lead in the last turn of the 400 mile race. Harvick has only led nine laps in his three wins and twice, he has won at the expense of Earnhardt Jr. […]

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Matt Kenseth Takes Trevor Bayne’s Car to Victory Lane in Saturday’s Top Gear 300/Complete Results

May 28, 2011 No Comments

Matt Kenseth was the fill-in driver for Trevor Bayne and exceeded expectations on Saturday, earning Roush Fenway Racing their fifth Nationwide series win in 2011. Kenseth passed teammate, Carl Edwards on lap 198 of 200 and didn’t look back from there, stretching the lead to .763 seconds as he crossed the finish line. This was […]

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Captures Nationwide Pole for Saturday’s Top Gear 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 28, 2011 1 Comment

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the pole for Saturday’s Top Gear 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Stenhouse Jr.’s third career Nationwide pole comes just one week after his first career win at Iowa Speedway and just days after the announcement of his first career Sprint Cup start. Stenhouse Jr. ran a lap of 186.994 mph (28.878) […]

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Brad Keselowski Wins Pole for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 26, 2011 No Comments

Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 with a lap of 192.089 mph, earning him his second pole of his Sprint Cup career. Keselowski will start the 600 mile race sitting 24th in the points, with only one top 10 finish in the 2011 season (3rd at Darlington Raceway). “Every week we just […]

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Trevor Bayne Will Make NASCAR Return at Chicagoland, Stenhouse Jr. to Make Sprint Cup Debut in No. 21 Wood Brothers Ford Fusion

May 25, 2011 No Comments

2010 Nationwide rookie of the year and last week’s winner, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will make his Sprint Cup debut this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Coca-Cola 600. Stenhouse Jr. will fill in for teammate Trevor Bayne, driving the No. 21 for Wood Brothers Racing just one week after earning his first career Nationwide […]

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Kyle Busch Cited for Careless and Reckless Driving After Clocked at 128 MPH in a 45 MPH Zone

May 24, 2011 No Comments

Just days after winning the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 and finishing second in the All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Busch now finds himself in trouble with the law. The Statesville Record-Landmark reported that Busch was pulled over by the Iredell County Sheriff’s department for going 128 mph in a 45-mph zone, near the […]

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Captures First Career Nationwide Victory, Becomes First Nationwide Regular to Win Since March 2010

May 22, 2011 No Comments

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the standalone race at Iowa Speedway on Sunday, earning his first career Nationwide victory. The victory was sweet revenge from last year’s race, where he crashed in practice, qualifying and the race itself. “Iowa definitely wasn’t my favorite place, but it is now,” said Stenhouse. “We crashed, I think, three cars […]

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