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Greg Ives named crew chief for Earnhardt Jr. in 2015

Greg Ives named crew chief for Earnhardt Jr. in 2015

July 30, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Hendrick Motorspors has announced that Greg Ives will return to the organization in 2015 as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No.88 Chevrolet. Ives,34, served as race engineer for Jimmie Johnson from 2006-2010 and was part of the historic run of five-consecutive championships by the No.48 team. Since 2013, […]

Menard slides into Michigan win

Menard slides into Michigan win

June 14, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  With five laps to go, everything looked to be wrapped up in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Joey Logano was increasing his lead in his No.22 Team Penske Ford and looked to have his second Nationwide Series win at Michigan International Speedway wrapped up. That was until a flat, right-rear […]

Saturday night is a golden chance for Regan Smith

October 13, 2012 No Comments

In no way is the situation ideal for Regan Smith—or NASCAR for that matter—but there’s no denying he’s getting the biggest break of his Sprint Cup Series career, and maybe entire career, over the next two weeks. When NASCAR’ most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., opted not to race after being diagnosed with a concussion following last […]

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NSCS: Biffle wins pole at Charlotte, new track record

October 11, 2012 No Comments

It was a fast night at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Greg Biffle was the fastest of them all on Thursday night. Setting a lap averaging 193.708 mph around the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway, Biffle set the benchmark lap that the rest of the field would be chasing in the qualifying session. As more and more […]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to sit out next two races

October 11, 2012 No Comments

CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in the upcoming NASCAR  Sprint Cup Series events at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway after being diagnosed with a concussion following the Oct. 7 race at Talladega, Ala. Earnhardt, driver of the No. 88 Chevrolets for Hendrick Motorsports, was diagnosed Wednesday afternoon in Charlotte. Regan Smith will […]

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NSCS: Biffle on the pole for Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington

May 11, 2012 No Comments

For the second time in the 2012 season, Greg Biffle will start a race on the pole as he won the number one starting spot for Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Biffle, a two-time Darlington winner, ousted Jimmie Johnson for the pole with just two cars remaining in the session. He then […]

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NSCS: Bojangles Southern 500 preview- Darlington Raceway

May 10, 2012 No Comments

Information:  Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012 Location: Darlington Raceway—Darlington, SC Time: 7 pm. ET Distance: 367 laps/ 501.3 miles Broadcast: TV- Fox with coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. ET Radio: Motor Racing Network (MRN) Notes and Analysis:  For the only time in 2012, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series makes a stop at “The Lady In […]

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NSCS: 2011 Season – The Year That Was

November 23, 2011 No Comments

A nice thing about racing is you never quite know what is going to happen in a race, or even for a whole season. The 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was no different. Each week presented a new set of challenges and storylines that kept everyone watching in wonder what might happen next. It […]

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