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Busch wins New Hampshire pole, new track record

Busch wins New Hampshire pole, new track record

July 11, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  For the thirteenth time in 2014, a track record has been broken in qualifying. Kyle Busch set the fast time during Coors Light Pole Qualifying for this weekend’s Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire (Loudon) Motor Speedway. Turning a lap averaging the flat, one-mile oval at 138.130, Busch won […]

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 […]

McMurray wins last-second Sonoma pole

McMurray wins last-second Sonoma pole

June 21, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Jamie McMurray may be one of the most underrated road course drivers in the Sprint Cup Series. Granted the driver of the No.1 Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing has never won at either of the two road course, but each and every time NASCAR visits Sonoma, McMurray is a contender. Saturday […]

Kevin Harvick wins Michigan pole, new track record

Kevin Harvick wins Michigan pole, new track record

June 13, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  There may be no hotter driver in 2014 in the Sprint Cup Series than Kevin Harvick. With two wins on the season, Harvick and his No.4 Stewart-Haas Racing team have been fast at each and every racetrack visited thus far. That was the case again this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. […]

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 […]

NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports sweeps front row for Coca-Cola 600

May 24, 2012 No Comments

Aric Almirola has never started a race from the pole, that is until Sunday when he’ll start the longest race of the season when Almirola will start from the best position on the track. Joining him on the front row will be his Richard Petty Motorsports teammate, Marcos Ambrose. Almirola’s lap of 27.988 seconds/192.940 mph was the fastest […]

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NSCS: Carl Edwards Wins Ford 400 Pole, Stewart Starts 15th at Homestead-Miami Speedway

November 19, 2011 No Comments

Carl Edwards will lead the field to the green flag on Sunday for the Ford 400 from Homestead-Miami Speedway, with hopes of winning his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Saturday afternoon’s pole was the third pole and 25th top-10 start in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season for Edwards. “My guys did […]

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NSCS: Matt Kenseth Wins Pole for Kobalt Tools 500 from Phoenix International Raceway

November 12, 2011 No Comments

Matt Kenseth is not normally a driver that is known for his qualifying. And with only four career poles in the Sprint Cup Series before this season, he seemed to put the label of ‘racer’ rather than ‘qualifier’ on himself. Going out fourty-fifth out of forty-six cars for Saturday’s Coors Light Pole Qualifying at Phoenix […]

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