Archive for June, 2011

Infineon Raceway Starting Lineup: Joey Logano Tops Qualifying

June 26, 2011 No Comments

Joey Logano captured his first pole on a road course Friday after turning a lap of 93.256 mph around the winding track in Sonoma, California. Logano’s only other pole came in 2010 at Bristol Motor Speedway, where he went on to finish 27th. Jamie McMurray, who continues to search for his first road course win, […]

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Statistical Advance: Toyota/Save Mart 350 At Infineon Raceway

June 24, 2011 No Comments

Infineon Raceway Data Track Size: 1.99 miles Race Length: 110 laps/219 miles/352 kilometers History · The track opened as a 2.52-mile road course and drag strip in 1968. · The first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race was held in 1989. · The first nine races were 300 kilometers and switched to a 350k format in […]

Statistical Advance

What 2 Watch 4: Infineon Raceway

June 23, 2011 No Comments

Tempers flared at Michigan International Speedway, but will they explode at Infineon Raceway? If history repeats itself, we might have a great show on our hands. 2010 Infineon Raceway Recap: In a race that should have been won by Marcos Ambrose; Jimmie Johnson took home the victory after an elusive finish that had the NASCAR […]

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NASCAR Press Release: JGR teams fined, don’t lose points for violations

June 21, 2011 No Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 21, 2011) – NASCAR announced today that the No. 11, No. 18 and No. 20 teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have been penalized for rules violations discovered during opening day inspection June 17 at Michigan International Speedway. All three of the Joe Gibbs Racing cars were found […]

Press Release

Junior displeased over Martin’s “Carelessness”

June 19, 2011 1 Comment

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was more displeased over Mark Martin’s “maneuver” late in the race, than he was with his P21 finish. The pressure was already on Junior for this race (was his three year anniversary of last victory), but did what happen at the end of the race set Junior over the top? Most drivers […]

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Denny Hamlin Claims First Victory of 2011 at Michigan International Speedway

June 19, 2011 No Comments

In a race which was dominated by Roush Fenway Racing, it was Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin which found victory lane on Sunday. RFR drivers led a total of 115 of 200 laps at the two-mile oval track, but it was the dominance from the FedEx team on pit road which captured the victory for […]

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Jimmie Johnson- On Top of NASCAR Again?

June 18, 2011 No Comments

To most NASCAR fans, the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has been quite an entertaining one. Drivers that have not done well in the past are suddenly contending for wins, and those who have been contending for wins are no longer winning. It’s amazing how much difference one year can make on any NASCAR […]

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Carl Edwards Wins Nationwide Race at Michigan; Snaps String of Second Place Finishes

June 18, 2011 No Comments

Carl Edwards returned to victory lane on Saturday, snapping a three-race streak of second place finishes. Edwards last saw victory lane in the Nationwide Series at Dover International Speedway on May 14th, and has finished second in each race since then. Edwards has been the runner-up to two Nationwide regulars (Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at Iowa […]

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