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Brad Keselowski Wins Pole for Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway
June 27th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Brad Keselowski set a blistering lap and took the pole for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Keselowski set a new track record with the lap taking the pole at a speed of 188.791 mph. It’s Keselowski’s third pole of his 2014 Sprint Cup Series...

Carl Edwards Wins Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway for First Road Course Win
June 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Carl Edwards won his first career road course race Sunday at Sonoma Raceway after he took the lead on a restart with 25 laps to go and then held off a late charge from Jeff Gordon. The win in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 is the second of the 2014 season...

Jamie McMurray Wins Pole for Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway
June 21st, 2014 at 5:39 PM
Jamie McMurray won the pole for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday for his first pole of the 2014 season and his tenth of his career. It is the third pole for McMurray at the road course and second year in a...

Panasonic Signs with Hendrick Motorsports; Will Debut on Jeff Gordon’s Car at Sonoma
June 17th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
Today Hendrick Motorsports announced a deal with Panasonic to sponsor the No. 24 car driven by Jeff Gordon in two races this season starting this weekend at Sonoma Raceway. The deal also includes Panasonic sponsoring the No. 24 team for two races in 2015 and 2016. ***PHOTO1*** Panasonic has been aligned with...

Kevin Harvick Sets Blistering Speed to Take Pole for Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway
June 13th, 2014 at 5:57 PM
It was the ninth fastest pole speed in NASCAR history as Kevin Harvick took the pole for the Quicken Loans 400 today. The cars were flying around Michigan International Speedway, as 24 drivers in the field were all over 200mph. Harvick took the pole at a speed of 204.557mph. It’s Harvick’s ninth...

Dale Eanhardt Jr Passes Brad Keselowski Late to Win Pocono 400
June 8th, 2014 at 5:50 PM
With 10 laps to go in the Pocono 400 Sunday afternoon leader Brad Keselowski had a piece of trash get stuck on his grill which caused his No. 2 Team Penske Ford to start to overheat. With six laps to go Keselowski caught the lap car of Danica Patrick and tried...

Denny Hamlin Sets New Track Record to Win Pocono 400 Pole at Pocono Raceway
June 6th, 2014 at 6:22 PM
Denny Hamlin in the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 Toyota set a new track record at Pocono Raceway in Round 3 of qualifying on Friday to win the pole for Sunday's Pocono 400. His time of 49.610 seconds and 181.415 mph edged out Kurt Busch by 0.002 seconds to give...

AJ Foyt Would Give Tony Stewart or Jeff Gordon an Indianapolis 500 Ride
June 5th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
On Sunday during the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 2 Verizon IndyCar Series car owner AJ Foyt commented that he would not hesitate to field a car for either three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart or four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon in the Indianapolis 500. Foyt was impressed by the run...

Jeff Gordon Wins 89th Race at Kansas Speedway After Holding Off Kevin Harvick
May 11th, 2014 at 1:10 AM
It was the first ever night race at Kansas Speedway for the running of the 5-Hour Energy 400 benefiting Special Operations Warrior Foundation and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' active all-time wins leader, Jeff Gordon, added to his total by grabbing a late lead on a round of pit stops...

Fast Short-Run Cars Paid Off for Team Penske at Richmond International Raceway
April 28th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
With 31 laps to go in Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway things looked bleak as far as a Team Penske car going to victory lane even though Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano had top contending cars all race long. A long green flag run had shown the...

Joey Logano Pulls Off Late Race Pass and Wins Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond
April 27th, 2014 at 12:00 AM
It was a wild late race restart that saw several cars beating and banging in the closing nine laps and Joey Logano prevailed to win his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory and second of the 2014 season. Logano passed Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, and Jeff Gordon in the last...

Kasey Kahne Off to a Slow Start in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season
April 24th, 2014 at 8:52 PM
Coming off the first off weekend of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season Kasey Kahne and the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports team needs to look at Saturday night's race at Richmond International Raceway as a fresh start to the season. The first eight races of the season did not...

Big Names in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Looking for 2014 Win
April 9th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
NASCAR changed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying format entering the 2014 season making it so the race winners in the first 26-races of the season would gain access to the Chase. Up to 16-race winners that is. ***PHOTO1*** So far in the 2014 season there have been seven...

Joey Logano Wins Monday’s Running of the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway
April 8th, 2014 at 12:05 AM
Joey Logano made it seven different winners in the first seven races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season on Monday at Texas Motor Speedway. Logano had the race win in grasp but a caution with him coming to get the white flag for debris from Kurt Busch's car extended...

Jeff Gordon Raises Questions About Goodyear After Auto Club Speedway Tire Problems
March 28th, 2014 at 8:59 PM
Jeff Gordon was not happy after having a potential shot at an all-important victory on Sunday at Auto Club Speedway fizzle into a 13th place finish. Throughout the race teams were having tires come apart after about 20 laps and while Gordon's No. 24 Chevrolet team never had one of their...

Tires the Story as Kyle Busch Wins Auto Club 400 on a Green-White-Checkered Finish
March 23rd, 2014 at 8:16 PM
It was a caution filled and wild Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway Sunday as the Generation 6 cars with the zero-ride height rule pushed Goodyear's left-side tires to and beyond their limit. After a caution flew with three laps remaining in the scheduled 200 laps when Clint Bowyer...

Matt Kenseth Wins Pole for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway
March 21st, 2014 at 10:09 PM
On Friday evening Matt Kenseth won the pole position in knock out qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400. In the third and final round of qualifying Kenseth earned the pole around Auto Club Speedway with a lap of 187.315 mph and 38.438 seconds. It is the 12th career...

NASCAR Explains Late Race Caution at Bristol was Human Error
March 17th, 2014 at 2:25 AM
Human error in the flag stand was the cause of the caution to come out with two laps remaining in the Food City 500 on Sunday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. It was a long day and night at the track for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as they fought...

Kevin Harvick Dominant at Phoenix International Raceway on Way to Win
March 2nd, 2014 at 7:29 PM
Kevin Harvick backed up having the fastest car in both practices on Saturday by dominating on Sunday to win The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. It was the 24th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win for Harvick and his first in only his second start with his...

Dale Earnhardt Jr Wins the Daytona 500 for the Second Time
February 24th, 2014 at 1:30 AM
The 56th Daytona 500 on Sunday took about 10 hours from green flag to checkered flag due to a record 6 hour and 22 minute delay due to rain but for Dale Earnhardt Jr it was well worth the wait. NASCAR's most popular driver led the most laps and came to...