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Kenny Francis fined after Talladega

Kenny Francis fined after Talladega

May 6, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  NASCAR announced late Tuesday afternoon that Kenny Francis, crew chief for Kasey Kahne in the Sprint Cup Series, had been fined for rule violations on May 3 at Talladega Superspeedway. The infraction Francis was fined for was discovered following Saturday’s qualifying session during the post-inspection process. Francis has been fined $25,000 […]

Bowyer, 5 Hour Energy staying with MWR

Bowyer, 5 Hour Energy staying with MWR

May 5, 2014 No Comments

By: Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Clint Bowyer isn’t leaving Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) anytime soon. It was announced Monday that the driver of the No.15 5 Hour Energy Toyota had signed a multi-year contract to stay on as a driver with the organization. “This is big news for all of us,” Bowyer said in a […]

Three things learned from Talladega

Three things learned from Talladega

May 5, 2014 No Comments

By: Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  The general notion when it comes to racing at either Daytona or Talladega is that you don’t make to much of what you saw during the race. The style of racing at those two tracks differentiates so much from the remaining 32 races that almost nothing is relatable. However, a […]

Aarons 499 results: where they finished

Aarons 499 results: where they finished

May 4, 2014 No Comments

By: Mark Schafer A yellow flag brought the race to an abrupt halt 3/4ths of the way down the backstretch. With debris littering the frontstretch, NASCAR threw the caution flag that awarded the win to Denny Hamlin, who won his first race of the year. The win was the 24th career win for Hamlin, who […]

Logano wins thriller at Richmond

Logano wins thriller at Richmond

April 27, 2014 No Comments

It didn’t appear as though Joey Logano was going to win Saturday night’s Toyota Owner’s 400 at Richmond International Raceway when the green flag flew for the final restart with just nine laps remaining. But that’s the way it played out. With less than ten laps to go, Logano was in fourth as Matt Kenseth […]

Harvick wins thrilling Southern 500

Harvick wins thrilling Southern 500

April 13, 2014 No Comments

By: Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DARLINGTON, S.C.—The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has been one of feast or famine forKevin Harvick—and on Saturday night at Darlington Raceway, Harvick enjoyed the delectable taste of victory. Passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the next-to-last lap of the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish, Harvick won Sunday’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 and all […]

Chase Elliott wins in maiden voyage at Darlington

April 12, 2014 No Comments

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service DARLINGTON, S.C.—There’s a new sheriff in town, and he’s barely legal. With a banzai run in a two-lap dash to the finish of Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway, 18-year-old Chase Elliott muscled his way past Elliott Sadler on the final lap to score his second straight […]

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Logano wins rain delayed Texas race

April 7, 2014 No Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas — Joey Logano’s “Final Four” at Texas Motor Speedway had nothing to do with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship set for Monday night in nearby Arlington. Logano and crew chief Todd Gordon’s decision to pit for four Goodyear Dual Zone tires during the final caution period of the rain-delayed Duck Commander 500 […]

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