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Kasey Kahne Tops 2015 Quicken Loans 400 Qualifying at Michigan

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For the first time since 2012, Kasey Kahne will start a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from the pole. Kahne put down a 201.992 mph lap in the final round of Coors Light Pole Qualifying to take the top spot for Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The pole is the 27th of …

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Chase Elliott Tops Lone 2015 Great Clips 250 Practice at Michigan

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After struggling at times this season, the defending Xfinity Series champ appears ready to bounce back. Chase Elliott jumped atop the leaderboard in the final seconds with a blistering 191.215 mph lap to top Friday’s lone NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) practice at Michigan International Speedway. Aric Almirola put down a fast 190.446-mph lap of his …

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NASCAR 101: Martin Truex Jr. Not the 1st to End a Lengthy Winless Streak

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Martin Truex Jr.’s win was well deserved. The Mayetta, N.J. driver had led the most laps in the three previous weeks, only to be shut out of victory lane. The 34-year-old driver was also in the midst of a 69-race winless-streak, stretching back to the 2013 Sonoma triumph with Michael Waltrip Racing that ironically set …

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PIR Set to Become “Jeff Gordon Raceway” to Honor Retiring Star

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In what’s become a friendly competition between tracks, Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) may have the greatest gift Jeff Gordon will receive in his final season: the name of the track, if just for one day. As originally reported by azcentral sports, PIR will rename the 1-mile oval “Jeff Gordon Raceway” on November 15 for the …

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Entry List: 2015 Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan

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For the second-straight week, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) is preparing for 400 miles at a superspeedway. NASCAR released the entry list for the June 14 Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway earlier today (June 9). The list includes 44 entrants, meaning one driver will fail to make the race. Ty Dillon will …

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Robby Gordon Strikes Fan During 2015 Baja 500 (UPDATED)

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Robby Gordon struck a spectator while attempting to pass eventual event winner Apdaly Lopez during Monday’s Baja 500. The 46-year-old driver made contact with the fan’s legs as he attempted to run out of the truck’s path. Gordon, who continued on, appeared to be in the middle of the racing lane at the time. No report …

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Entry List: 2015 Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway

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In one its rare standalone weekends, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) will suffer from a small field. NASCAR released the entry list for the June 13 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park this afternoon (June 8). The list includes on 26 entrants, six short of a full field. While the …

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Entry List: 2015 Great Clips 250 at Michigan

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A full field is preparing for NASCAR’s fastest track. NASCAR released the entry list for the June 13 Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of American at Michigan International Speedway earlier today (June 8). The list includes 40 entrants, signifying a full-field for the fans with all drivers making the race. Joe Gibbs Racing will …

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He’s Back: Kyle Busch Eyes Xfinity Series Return at Michigan

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Look out, Xfinity Series. Rowdy’s back. Kyle Busch is on the entry list for Saturday’s Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America. Held at Michigan International Speedway, it’ll be his first NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race since sustaining a compound fracture of the lower right leg and a mid-foot fracture of his left foot …

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Brian Vickers Joins NBC for NASCAR Coverage

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While he may not be on track due to recurring blood clots, Brian Vickers has found a way to stay in NASCAR. Vickers tweeted out on Monday that he will join NBC for the network’s NASCAR coverage beginning today with an appearance on “NASCAR America,” NBC Sports Network’s nightly show covering the sport. Vickers plans …

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Rob Gronkowski & Family Prepare for Pre-Race Honors at Chicagoland Speedway

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Fresh off of a Super Bowl victory, Rob Gronkowski is going to give NASCAR a shot. Gronkowski, an All-Pro tight end for the New England Patriots, will serve as a co-grand marshal and pace car driver for the June 20 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Gronkowski will be joined his his brothers Gordie …

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Entry List: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

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The Truck Series, paired with IndyCar this weekend is struggling to fill their 32-truck grid. NASCAR has released the entry list for the June 5 Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway; as of now, only 27 teams are listed, meaning the field will run five short. The …

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