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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hornish relishes chance to earn Indy sweep

Sam Hornish Jr. is one of 17 drivers to compete in both the Indianapolis 500 for the IndyCar Series and the Crown Royal 400, but he has the rare opportunity to be the only one to win both races.

Kyle Busch keeps pushing to make the Chase

Kyle Busch never has lacked confidence. But he's just as surprised as everyone else at Joe Gibbs Racing by his recent success that turned an unlikely run to the Chase for the Sprint Cup ...
By Don Coble

Monday, July 20, 2015

Heavy rains and sprint car race give Eldora tight turnaround

ROSSBURG, Ohio - As the sun came up over Eldora Speedway, track general manager Roger Slack carefully debated a contract with the head of the World Racing Group.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Kyle Busch races to third win of year

LOUDON, N.H. - Nothing seems preposterous these days for Kyle Busch, whose dormant-to-dominant run over the past two months has not only made him a regular in Victory Lane, but steamrolled ...
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Hamlin fends off Dillon for Xfinity Series win

LOUDON, N.H. - Denny Hamlin turned sideways into Kyle Busch and had Austin Dillon all bent out of shape.

Goodyear unsure if popular package will be used in Chase

LOUDON, N.H. - The most intriguing wrinkle in the Chase for the Sprint Cup might not be which championship contenders are in or out after each elimination round. 
By Dan Gelston

Friday, July 17, 2015

Edwards leads way for Gibbs

LOUDON, N.H. - With Carl Edwards leading the charge, Joe Gibbs Racing continued its recent hot streak and took four of the top eight qualifying spots for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New ...
By Dan Gelston

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

New rules package at Kentucky Speedway draws praise

While nearly everyone admits there's still more work to do on the current downforce package, most agree last Saturday night's Quaker State 400 was a good start.
By Don Coble

Stewart trying to find positives in rough season

Despite all the physical and personal pain in his past, Tony Stewart still is able to recognize the obvious of his season.
By Don Coble

Monday, July 13, 2015

Fryer: NASCAR finally seems willing to embrace change

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - What a different NASCAR we have now.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Bourdais captures IndyCar race

WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Sebastien Bourdais pulled away following a late caution to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, his second IndyCar victory of the season.

Earnhardt Jr., Patrick have air to clear

The relationship between Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick will need repairing before two of NASCAR's most popular drivers head to this weekend's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Busch picks up second victory since return

SPARTA, Ky. - Kyle Busch outdueled Joey Logano late to win the Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Rain washes out Sprint Cup qualifying

SPARTA, Ky. - Rain returned to Kentucky Speedway on Friday, canceling qualifying for the Sprint Cup and Xfinity series races.

Gordon looks to check off final track

SPARTA, Ky. - Jeff Gordon has 92 NASCAR wins, but is missing a victory at one track - Kentucky Speedway, the site of Saturday's race.
By Gary Graves

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

New rules package is welcomed at Kentucky track

Nobody knows what to expect with the new rules package waiting for the Sprint Cup Series this week at the Kentucky Speedway. But one thing's for sure - most believe anything is better than the ...
By Don Coble

Dillon thanks his team members

Austin Dillon went to the Richard Childress Racing on Tuesday to thank his team for their work in keeping him safe after his crash on Monday at the Daytona International Speedway.
By Don Coble

Monday, July 6, 2015

Last-lap crash causes major scare at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - As soon as Dale Earnhardt Jr. crossed the finish line at Daytona International Speedway he watched an accident in his rearview mirror that instantly put him on the verge of ...

Earnhardt wins big wreck finish

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Clint Bowyer knows he's running on fumes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Clint Bowyer pushed the panic button long before Sunday night's rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
By Don Coble

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