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Hamlin wins Pocono pole, new track record

Hamlin wins Pocono pole, new track record

June 6, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Ever since his first trip to Pocono Raceway in a Sprint Cup car in 2006, Denny Hamlin has had Pocono figured out. The driver of the No.11 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing swept both races at the 2.5-mile, triangle-shaped track in his rookie campaign. His first career win –as well as […]

McMurray wins thrilling Sprint All-Star Race

McMurray wins thrilling Sprint All-Star Race

May 17, 2014 No Comments

Senior Writer, Brian Wiggins  If you were to go through a list of favorites before Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race, Jamie McMurray most likely would not have been on that list. McMurray is no stranger to success at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He won his first Sprint Cup race in October,2002 substituting for the injured Sterling […]

Gordon holds on for Kansas win

Gordon holds on for Kansas win

May 10, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Jeff Gordon has been in position to win on multiple occasions thus far in 2014. At Auto Club Speedway, Gordon had arguably the best car in the field, but tires were his downfall. At Texas Motor Speedway, Gordon was in the lead coming to the white flag, but lost to eventual […]

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 […]

NSCS: Kasey Kahne wins third career Coca-Cola 600

May 27, 2012 No Comments

There was a time, earlier this year, that Kasey Kahne couldn’t even lead a lap when starting from the pole. Sunday night Kahne didn’t lead a lap at the beginning, but he did lead the most important lap, the last one, for the third time in his career in the season’s longest race. For Kahne […]

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NNS: Brad Keselowski uses strategy to win History 300

May 26, 2012 No Comments

It is one of the biggest race weekends of the year, and for Brad Keselowski and his Penske team they have claimed the first victory. With the shadow of the Indianapolis 500 and the longest Sprint Cup series race, the Coca-Cola 600 looming over the weekend, the History 300 for the NASCAR Nationwide Series took center stage […]

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NSCS: Coca-Cola 600 preview— Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 24, 2012 No Comments

Information:  Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012 Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway—Concord, NC Time: 6:00 p.m. ET Distance: 400 laps/ 600 miles Broadcast: TV—FOX with coverage beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET Radio: Performance Racing Network (PRN) or Sirius XM Channel 90 Notes and Analysis:  Memorial Day weekend for many Americans means a three-day weekend and family cookouts. […]

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Three things learned from the Darlington race weekend

May 14, 2012 No Comments

Darlington is known as the track that is “too tough to tame,” but after the race weekend two powerhouses at the track walked away knowing that they tamed the “lady in black.” Joe Gibbs Racing once again concurred the Nationwide series race with Joey Logano winning on Friday night. On Saturday Gibbs followed that up […]

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