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Kurt Busch and team penalized

Kurt Busch and team penalized

July 8, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Following a third-place finish in Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR has penalized Kurt Busch and his team following an infraction during post-race inspection. Busch was docked ten championship points, knocking him from twenty-fourth to twenty-sixth in points. Busch now sits behind AJ Allmendinger and Martin Truex Jr. […]

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 […]

NNS: Aaron’s 312 preview

May 3, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 Location: Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega Alabama Distance: 117 laps/ 311.22 miles Time: 3:15 p.m. EST Broadcast: TV—ABC with broadcast starting at 3 p.m. EST Radio—MRN Analysis: The last time the NASCAR Sprint Cup series was at a Superspeedway, the winner came from 11th place coming out of turn four, to […]

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NEWS: Chad Knaus suspended for 6 races, 48 team docked 25 points

February 29, 2012 No Comments

Five-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson was docked 25 driver points and crew chief Chad Knaus was suspended for six races on Wednesday by NASCAR after the No. 48 team failed inspection Feb. 17, the day before the Budweiser Shootout. After finishing 42nd in the Daytona 500, the 25-point loss sets Johnson 70 points behind the […]

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NSCS: Kenseth wins in a “Blaze of Glory”

February 28, 2012 No Comments

In a weekend that never seemed to end, Matt Kenseth celebrated in victory lane after winning the Daytona 500. Kenseth, who last won the Daytona 500 in 2009 because of rain, held off both Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle in the closing laps, to end one of the craziest races in NASCAR history. As […]

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