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Kasey Kahne Wins Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway
July 5th, 2014 at 12:26 AM
Kasey Kahne didn’t lead all but two inches of the Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway but that was enough as Kahne edged out JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith to win Friday night in a green-white-checkered finish. It was Kahne’s eighth career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory and his first since...

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...

Sonoma Offers Unique Chance for Drivers to Earn a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Spot
June 20th, 2014 at 11:50 PM
With NASCAR's new Chase for the Sprint Cup Series format this season expanded to 16 drivers and all winners in the first 26 races earning an automatic berth the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday takes on even more importance. Especially for certain drivers who have excelled on...

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...

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...

New Chase Grid Format for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shaping up Great
May 29th, 2014 at 3:10 PM
When NASCAR announced the new Chase system for this season there were a lot of skeptics but also a lot of people that thought the system, called the Chase Grid, has a lot of potential to create a ton of drama. That drama very clearly will not only be during...

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...

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...

Kenny Francis Penalized After Talladega Qualifying Infraction
May 6th, 2014 at 9:47 PM
Kenny Francis, crew chief of the #5 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chevrolet and driver Kasey Kahne at Hendrick Motorsports, has been penalized following an infraction found in post-qualifying for the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon.  The #5 team was found to be in violation of section 12-1 (actions...

Nationwide Insurance Will Sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr in New Three-Year Deal
May 2nd, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Last season Nationwide Insurance announced that they would end their title sponsorship of the NASCAR Nationwide Series after the 2014 season but would not be pulling out of NASCAR altogether. On Friday, Hendrick Motorsports announced that Nationwide Insurance will come on board as a sponsor for Dale Earnhardt Jr's No. 88...

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...

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...

Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin Win Budweiser Duel at Daytona Races as Daytona 500 Field is Set
February 21st, 2014 at 12:09 AM
Thursday night marked the Budweiser Duel at Daytona, the twin 60-lap qualifying races that set the field at Daytona International Speedway for Sunday's Daytona 500. Matt Kenseth won Duel 1 and his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin won Duel 2. Along with them finding victory lane, the full 43-car field was...

Bryan Clauson Takes Home a Huge Win at the 28th Chili Bowl Nationals
January 19th, 2014 at 3:09 AM
Five days of Midget Racing excitement came to a close Saturday night at Tulsa Expo Raceway with the A-Feature of the 28th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. At the end of the 55-lap race Bryan Clauson entered victory lane as a first time Chili Bowl champion. ***PHOTO1***Clauson earned...

Motorsports 101 Debate: Who Will Win the 28th Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals?
January 15th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
It is the event called Midget Racing's Super Bowl and night one is already in the books with Jonathan Beason, Zach Daum, and Alex Bright advancing. The five night event which this year is called the 28th Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire will conclude on Saturday night...

Kasey Kahne and Tony Stewart Will Honor Jason Leffler at the Chili Bowl Nationals
December 22nd, 2013 at 12:25 PM
The 2014 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire will be a special event as always but for one car entered it will take on even more significance and meaning. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne will pilot a midget fielded by Tony Stewart Racing and Beast Enterprises...

Brad Keselowski Wins First Race of 2013 Season at Charlotte Motor Speedway
October 13th, 2013 at 12:25 AM
It took until the 31st race of the 2013 season but defending champion Brad Keselowski finally got his first win of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season Saturday night, winning the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Keselowski passed Kasey Kahne with nine laps to go to take the...

Motorsports 101 Debate: Which Chase Driver Has Been Most Disappointing So Far?
October 9th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
After four of the ten Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races have been completed only a handful of drivers seem to be in real contention for the 2013 Championship. A lot has gone wrong for numerous drivers that has seemingly taken them out of contention. Motorsports 101 debates...

Ryan Newman Wins Pole for Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
September 20th, 2013 at 5:47 PM
Ryan Newman is on the pole for Sunday's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It's Newman's 51st career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole and his second of his 2013 season. Newman will be on the front row with Kasey Kahne. Newman set a new track record with his lap...