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92 and Counting: Jeff Gordon Wins at Dover

92 and Counting: Jeff Gordon Wins at Dover

On a day where much of the talk was about Chase eliminations and drivers being on the bubble. Jeff Gordon took another huge step towards immortality at Dover International Speedway. Gordon took advantage of a lightning fast pit stop by his No. 24 Drive to End Hunger crew with around seventy laps to go to separate himself from a hard-charging Brad Keselowski with about 20 laps to go and coasted from there to a 4.352-second margin of victory. Defending race winner Jimmie ... Read More »

Nationwide Series Breakdown: Dover 200

Nationwide Series Breakdown: Dover 200

After Joey Logano dominated much of the first half of the Dover 200, Kyle Busch would assume control after a pit stop with around 100 laps to go and would never look back leading the final 101 circuits en route to his fifth Nationwide Series win of 2014 and the 68th of his career. Busch comfortably held off Logano by 2.546 seconds at the checkers. Nationwide Series points leader Chase Elliott finished third, Roush Fenway’s rising star Chris Buescher finished ... Read More »

Joey Logano Lands Contract Extension with Penske

Joey Logano Lands Contract Extension with Penske

Joey Logano won’t be leaving Team Penske anytime in the near future. Team Penske announced on Thursday that they have signed the 24-year-old Logano to a multi-year contract extension. No details about the contract were disclosed. Logano is enjoying a breakout season in 2014 with a career high four wins and is currently in second place behind his Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski in the Chase for the Sprint Cup standings heading into this week’s AAA 400 at the Dover ... Read More »

IndyCar Series Returning to Brazil in 2015

IndyCar Series Returning to Brazil in 2015

After a one year absence from running the tough winding street course of Sao Paulo, the Verizon IndyCar Series is set to return to Brazil in 2015 – and at a new venue. Instead of returning to the largest city in Brazil, INDYCAR officials announced Thursday (Sept. 18) that the series will compete in the country’s capital city of Brasilia at the 12-turn, 3.403 mile Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet on March 8. “We’re eager to continue IndyCar’s rich history of ... Read More »

Mason Mingus, Billy Boat Motorsports Join Forces in Truck Series

Mason Mingus, Billy Boat Motorsports Join Forces in Truck Series

Billy Boat Motorsports is expanding into the Camping World Truck Series. The team will make its series debut with Rookie of the Year candidate Mason Mingus behind the wheel of the No. 15 Chevrolet Silverado at Las Vegas Motor Speedway next weekend. Mingus, who currently drives the No.35 Toyota for Win-Tron Racing, sits 11th in the Truck Series standings with a best finish of 10th at Kansas in May. Mingus is also second in the rookie battle in the Truck Series ... Read More »

Jimmie Johnson’s Quest for 7 Finds Him at His Most Vulnerable Yet

Jimmie Johnson’s Quest for 7 Finds Him at His Most Vulnerable Yet

How many times have we seen it? – Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team come off a brutal summer stretch of races and struggles into the opening race of the Chase for Sprint Cup. More often than not. And despite that, how many of those times has Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus and the No. 48 team put it together over the last 10 races to win the championship? Six out of the last 10 seasons. However, this year ... Read More »

Nationwide Series Breakdown: Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300

Nationwide Series Breakdown: Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300

Kevin Harvick took advantage of a gutsy two-tire call by his crew chief Ernie Cope and Kyle Busch‘s poor track position with 39 laps to go to win the Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday afternoon. The victory marked the fourth win of the season for Harvick and the 44th Nationwide win of his career. For JR Motorsports it was their ninth win of the season. Harvick led 43 laps on the afternoon and held off ... Read More »

Friday Faceoff: Cheap Championships, Driver Disappointments & Joe’s Woes

Friday Faceoff: Cheap Championships, Driver Disappointments & Joe’s Woes

Welcome to Friday Faceoff! What do you get when you take some hot-button NASCAR topics and hand them over to our dedicated and… er, opinionated staff? A little disagreement and a whole lot of thought-provoking insight! Check out this week’s edition to see what everyone is arguing… um, we mean, discussing this week! 1. Many fans have said that winning a championship under the Chase system cheapens the title because the points are reset before the final 10 races.  Is ... Read More »

Ryan Blaney, Johnny Sauter Pace Truck Practices at Chicagoland

Ryan Blaney, Johnny Sauter Pace Truck Practices at Chicagoland

The Camping World Truck Series rolled into the windy city and the Chicagoland Speedway on Thursday for practices leading up to tomorrow night’s Lucas Oil 225 – and if Thursday is any indication, Ryan Blaney and Johnny Sauter will be tough to beat come Friday. Blaney, who currently sits third in the Camping World Truck Series standings, paced the way in opening practice with a speed of 175.234 mph. He was followed by Jeb Burton, Erik Jones, Darrell Wallace, Jr. ... Read More »

Tony Stewart Investigation Complete, Case Sent to District Attorney

Tony Stewart Investigation Complete, Case Sent to District Attorney

Three-time Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will learn his fate late next week on whether or not he will be charged in the fatal sprint car accident that claimed the life of Kevin Ward, Jr. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Department announced today that it has wrapped up its investigation in the Aug. 9 accident in Canandaigua, N.Y. Ward, who was racing Stewart at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, crashed into the outside wall after making contact with Stewart, went down the ... Read More »