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Hornaday Wins at Texas; Sauter Settles for 22nd Place Finish After Illegal Lane Change

June 10, 2011 No Comments

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series was at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend as a standalone event, eliminating all Sprint Cup drivers from the race. Four-time NCWTS champion, Ron Hornaday was able to capitalize and take home his first victory of the 2011 season. Hornaday restarted second on the only attempt at a green-white-checkered finish, […]

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What 2 Watch 4: Pocono

June 10, 2011 No Comments

Wow, what a week at Kansas! We (heard) about a major fight, witnessed Dale Earnhardt Jr. come close to ending his streak, and saw a new winner once again emerge victorious in this crazy 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. This week brings Pocono Raceway, a very unique NASCAR track on the schedule. It is […]

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Team Penske- Championship Form?

June 8, 2011 No Comments

Roush Fenway Racing seems to have been dominating the headlines thus far in the 2011 NASCAR season, but how about another race team emerging as one of the more dominant? Both of Roger Penske’s teams are becoming legitimate contenders for this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup field. In the last two weeks, Team Penske […]

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NSCS: Pat Tryson Ousted as Crew Chief, Chad Johnston Replaces

June 7, 2011 No Comments

From Official Press Release: CORNELIUS, N.C.— Michael Waltrip Racing announced today the promotion of Chad Johnston from lead engineer to crew chief of the No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driven by Martin Truex Jr. Johnston’s new role is effective immediately as the team prepares for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono […]

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Richard Childress and Kyle Busch Involved in Physical Altercation After Saturday’s Truck Race at Kansas Speedway + Links to All Statements and Penalties

June 6, 2011 1 Comment

Kyle Busch was confronted by Richard Childress following Saturday’s truck race at Kansas Speedway, where Busch finished in sixth just behind Richard Childress Racing’s, Joey Coulter. 65 year old Childress reportedly removed his jewelry and put Busch in a headlock, punching him three times and dropping him to the ground. Childress wasn’t happy with what […]

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Statement from Richard Childress Regarding the Penalties He Received

June 6, 2011 No Comments

Richard Childress released the below statement just moments after being fined $150,000 and put on probation until December 31st for his involvement in the altercation with Kyle Busch. “First of all, I’m responsible for my actions, plain and simple. As you know, I am a very principled person and have a passion for what we […]

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Dale Jr. Comes Close Once Again- Will It Grow Old?

June 5, 2011 1 Comment

For the second race in a row, Dale Earnhardt Jr. leaves with not only heartbreak, but a smile in hopes that his change of luck will happen soon. The monkey is still on the back of the 88 team, as the streak now hits 106 races since his last Sprint Cup victory. Oddly enough, Earnhardt […]

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Brad Keselowski Stretches Fuel to Earn Second Career Sprint Cup Victory

June 5, 2011 No Comments

Brad Keselowski took a risk on Sunday, stretching his fuel tank for the final 57 laps to win the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway. The win comes one week after Keselowski won the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 and just one day after his teammate, Kurt Busch, won the pole for Sunday’s race. Pole-sitter, Ku. […]

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