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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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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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NASCAR Press Release – Kyle Busch and No. 18 Team Penalized for Failing Post-Race Inspection at Pocono Raceway

June 13, 2011 No Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 13, 2011) – NASCAR has penalized the No. 18 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule infractions discovered during post-race inspection Sunday at Pocono Raceway. The No. 18 car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-J (any […]

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Pocono Raceway: Jeff Gordon Shifts His Way to Second Victory in 2011

June 12, 2011 No Comments

Jeff Gordon earned his 84th career victory on Sunday, tying him for third all-time with Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip. Gordon led 39 laps on Sunday to win the 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Raceway, tying him with Bill Elliott for the most wins (five) at the 2.5 mile “Tricky Triangle.” The victory is the […]

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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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Press Release – Richard Childress Fined $150K and Put on Probation Until December 31st

June 6, 2011 No Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 6, 2011) – NASCAR has fined owner Richard Childress $150,000 and placed him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing – involved in an altercation in the garage area) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book. The violation occurred following the NASCAR Camping […]

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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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