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Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Townley will be held out at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - John Wes Townley will be held out of all racing this weekend after a hard crash Friday at Pocono Raceway.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ambrose could go back to Australia

Despite having two career wins in the Sprint Cup Series – both on road courses – Marcos Ambrose might be headed back to Australia at the end of the season.
By From Wire Reports

Schedule shakeup might not happen

It seems there only will be minor tweaks to a lineup that's been plagued by weather problems, low attendance and a lack of days off.
By Don Coble

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NASCAR suspends Denny Hamlin's crew chief six races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin's crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection after his third-place finish at ...
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, July 28, 2014

Fryer: Gordon on track for fifth title

Thirteen years after Jeff Gordon launched "The Drive for 5," he is on track to collect that elusive fifth title.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Gordon triumphs at Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS - With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
By Don Coble

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Dillon pulls away, earns first Nationwide win

INDIANAPOLIS - Ty Dillon pulled away from Kyle Busch down the stretch Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to win for the first time in the Nationwide Series.

Change in approach key to Johnson's success at Brickyard

SPEEDWAY, Ind. - Jimmie Johnson had a revelation in the middle of the 2005 race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He finally figured out the way he approached the second-biggest stock car race of ...
By Don Coble

Friday, July 25, 2014

Busch makes return to Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS - Kurt Busch is slacking at Indy. He's only entered in one race, scheduled to drive just 400 miles, and has no reason for a mad dash to the helicopter to catch a ride to another track.

Sticking with status quo on schedule irks some drivers

NASCAR Chairman Brian France says nothing drastic will be done to next year's schedule. That's unfortunate for drivers who are ready for big changes.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Impromptu kiss has become an Indy tradition

INDIANAPOLIS - Dale Jarrett loved his win so much he had to celebrate it with a kiss.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Brickyard wins over NASCAR drivers

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is home of two of Tony Stewart's biggest victories - both in a stock car.
By Don Coble

NASCAR won't recognize Race Team Alliance

While there's been no formal communication between the newly-created Race Team Alliance and NASCAR, the sanctioning body clearly is digging in for a fight.
By Don Coble

Monday, July 21, 2014

Alliance could end disconnect between NASCAR, teams

The Race Team Alliance, at its core, hopes to prevent fights with NASCAR going forward.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Teenager is showing his talent

Erik Jones has discovered that driving the No. 51 truck isn't nearly as easy as Kyle Busch makes it look.

Hendrick, Penske teams on top of games

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hendrick Motorsports seems to have the edge, at least on paper, in the race with Team Penske for the top organization in NASCAR.
By Jenna Fryer

Alliance wants seat at NASCAR table

With so much at stake, many believe the newly former Race Team Alliance's purpose is to have a seat at the table when the money is carved into pieces.
By Don Coble

Monday, July 14, 2014

Shepherd-Logano dustup shows NASCAR needs to consider age rule

Morgan Shepherd can still probably wheel a race car better than you and most of your friends. That doesn't mean the 72-year-old should race against the best drivers in NASCAR.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Keselowski completes New Hampshire sweep

LOUDON, N.H. - Brad Keselowski followed up Saturday's Nationwide Series victory with his first Sprint Cup win at New Hampshire, dominating in the No. 2 Ford for his third victory of the season.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Keselowski wins Nationwide event at Loudon

LOUDON, N. H. - Brad Keselowski topped all the fields Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, including a dominant run in his Nationwide Series victory.

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