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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...

Jimmie Johnson Wins Third Race of 2014 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday
June 15th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Jimmie Johnson had been in the lead in the closing stages several times in his career at Michigan International Speedway and something always seemed to go wrong, well Sunday all that bad luck seemed to go away as Johnson won the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. ***PHOTO1*** It’s Johnson’s 69th...

Jimmie Johnson Heads to Quicken Loans 400 Looking for First Win at Michigan International Speedway
June 11th, 2014 at 10:58 AM
Questions were flying only three weeks ago as to what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Chad Knaus led Hendrick Motorsports team. Why have they not won yet in a season where winning meant making the Chase? Well all that was answered with two consecutive statement wins...

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...

Clint Bowyer Upset at Late Debris Cautions in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
June 2nd, 2014 at 12:48 PM
It's a gripe that most NASCAR fans get annoyed with and on Sunday one of the drivers also got to the point of frustration where he had to vocalize his displeasure. The debris caution when nothing of a serious nature seems visible on the the track is the gripe and...

Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Straight Race, Dominates FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway
June 1st, 2014 at 7:05 PM
It was a typical day at Dover International Speedway as Jimmie Johnson led 272 of the races 400 laps to win the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks on Sunday. It's Johnson's ninth win of his career at Dover and he did it in dominate fashion. Johnson won his second race...

Brad Keselowski Wins NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pole Position at Dover International Speedway
May 30th, 2014 at 10:04 PM
On Friday Brad Keselowski earned his second pole of the 2014 season at Dover International Speedway for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks. It is the fifth career pole for Keselowski and he earned the pole with a new track record lap of 21.892 seconds and 164.444 mph...

Jimmie Johnson Wins Fourth Career Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
May 26th, 2014 at 12:09 AM
  It was a flashback to the 2013 championship run in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night as Jimmie Johnson passed Matt Kenseth with nine laps to go to win his fourth career Coca-Cola 600. It’s Johnson’s 67thcareer victory. Johnson showed his strength on the final restart as...

Jimmie Johnson Wins Pole for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
May 22nd, 2014 at 8:54 PM
Jimmie Johnson earned his 33rd career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole on Thursday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway and will start Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 from the front. Johnson turned a lap of 27.705 seconds in the third and final round of knock out qualifying to grab his first pole of...

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...

Kevin Harvick Dominates and Wins Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway
April 12th, 2014 at 11:47 PM
Kevin Harvick dominated the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway Saturday night. Harvick led 238 of the 374 laps and passed Dale Earnhardt Jr after a second attempt at a green-white-checkered finish and won his first career Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. It's Harvick's 25th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory and the...

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...

Brad Keselowski/Kurt Busch Incident Proves NASCAR Fans are Confused
April 1st, 2014 at 10:10 AM
It was the battle of the weekend. While Kurt Busch's triumph of the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway was something that got far too little attention, the on-track battle between Busch and Brad Keselowski got too much publicity. So much in fact that when I went on racing pages this weekend...

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...

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...