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Five Points to Ponder: Gordon’s Strife & The Worst Words In NASCAR

ONE: A Week Off 15 races of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series are in the books as we head into a rare weekend off.  Just eleven races shy of the start of this year’s playoffs, Jimmie Johnson has the most wins with four in total, Kevin Harvick...Show More Summary

Couch Potato Tuesday: A Closer Look At Danica Patrick’s FOX Debut

Welcome back, race fans. I have to tell you, last weekend was frustrating as heck. Rain bites. Simple as that. Here in Upstate New York, local racing was rained out Friday night due to severe thunderstorms. Sunday saw rains in Michigan and Saturday saw rains in Illinois. Show More Summary

Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened race at Michigan

Your browser does not support iframes. Kurt Busch is glad the rain took a little longer than Kyle Larson and his team had hoped. Busch got the lead after Larson was forced to pit for fuel and was winning when NASCAR was forced to throw a caution flag for rain at Michigan International Speedway for the fourth time on Sunday. Show More Summary

Richard Childress Racing Installs Labbe as Crew Chief to End Dillon’s Woes

Looking to end Austin Dillon’s struggles, Richard Childress Racing has placed a trusted veteran atop his pit box. The organization announced Monday that veteran crew chief Richard “Slugger” Labbe has replaced Gil Martin as Dillon’s crew chief, effective immediately. Show More Summary

Slugger Labbe to crew chief for Austin Dillon

Austin Dillon is getting a new crew chief. Slugger Labbe, who spent most of 2014 as Paul Menard's crew chief, is taking over atop the pit box for the No. 3. He'd been in mainly an R&D capacity for Richard Childress Racing in 2015. Gil...Show More Summary

Entry List: XFINITY Series Field Prepares for Stand Alone Weekend in Chicago

NASCAR released the entry list for the June 20 Owens Corning AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland Speedway earlier today (June 15). The list includes 38 drivers, meaning all will make the race. With the Sprint Cup Series taking a week off, only one Cup driver is listed among the entrants. Show More Summary

Entry List: Truck Series Prepares for Short Track Racing in Iowa

For the third straight week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) field is preparing for an independent weekend. NASCAR released the entry list for the June 19 American Ethanol 200 Presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway earlier today (June 15). Show More Summary

Penalty Against Jimmie Johnson Repealed

A penalty against Hendrick Motorsports has been removed after an appeal made by the team. Incidentally, there was a grey area regarding the penalty since two warnings were required for a penalty and one of them was on an unclear basis. A panel of three officials decided against holding the penalty which would have resulted

Josef Newgarden Holds Off Teammate, Penske for Honda Indy Toronto Win

After a double-DNF in Texas, Carpenter-Fisher-Hartman Racing rose to the top of the Verizon IndyCar Series in Toronto. Josef Newgarden, who had suffered 21st-place finishes at both of the previous two races, drove from 11th to the lead in the No. Show More Summary

Roush Fenway Racing Needs a Crisis Management Plan

Michigan International Speedway may be Chevrolet’s backyard but it was once more commonly known as, “Jack Roush’s House.” Unfortunately, for he and the entire Roush Fenway Racing organization, it appears someone locked the front door and took away the keys from Ford’s former racing giant. Show More Summary

Up To Speed: NASCAR In No-Win Situation With Michigan Weather

There’s the familiar adage that “When it rains, it pours.” Sometimes, though, that’s not always the case. Anyone who has watched racing for a while knows that it doesn’t take a lot of rain to slow or stop a NASCAR race. While it might...Show More Summary

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the Quicken Loans 400

Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered each week with the answers to six race day questions, covering all five Ws and even the H…the Big Six. Who… gets my shoutout of the...Show More Summary

Thinkin’ Out Loud – Michigan – Water, Water Everywhere and Kurt Busch Gets to Drink

Who’s in the headline – While Kurt Busch took home the trophy and is now certainly locked into the Chase, the real headliner from Michigan was Mother Nature. Four red flags for rain and a total delay of 128:51 before the event was called, gave most attention of the weekend to the weather. Show More Summary

Pace Laps: Stop & Go at Michigan, Kyle Busch is Back, Champions Prevail

Sprint Cup Pace Laps: Raining On NASCAR’s Parade… But Not Kurt’s —You’ve got to feel for NASCAR, who was damned if they did and damned if they didn’t Sunday at Michigan. With a forecast that called for “popup showers” it was silly to...Show More Summary

Porsche Claims 1-2 in 24 Hours of Le Mans

This past weekend, sports car racing held its biggest event of the entire year, the 24 Hours of Le Mans in Northwestern France.  While the biggest story of the week revolved around Ford’s announcement that it is creating a four-car assault...Show More Summary

Kurt Busch Wins Rain-Shorted Race in Michigan

Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 was a stop-and-go affair with four red flags and an ultimately rain-shortened finish on lap 138 by the frequent cycle of rain that dominated the afternoon at at Michigan International Speedway. Kurt Busch,Show More Summary

Did Michigan end Kyle Busch's Chase hopes?

Kyle Busch had a top-10 car at Michigan on Sunday. He finished 43rd. Busch was running near the front of the field after a lap 52 restart when he hit the wall off of turn four. His car bobbled and as he corrected, it smashed into the wall. The restart was immediately after a red flag for rain. Show More Summary

Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened race at Michigan

Kurt Busch is glad the rain took a little longer than Kyle Larson and his team had hoped. Busch got the lead after Larson was forced to pit for fuel and was winning when NASCAR was forced to throw a caution flag for rain at Michigan International Speedway for the fourth time on Sunday. Show More Summary

Kyle Busch’s Chase Chances Take Hard Hit At Michigan

For the second time in four races since Kyle Busch’s return to Sprint Cup competition, the No. 18 has been sent to the garage with crash damage. Could he have been an innocent victim of Mother Nature? Sunday’s race at Michigan was dominated...Show More Summary

XFINITY Breakdown: Great Clips 250 at Michigan

Well, that was fast. Back with a vengeance, Kyle Busch returned to the No. 54 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing on Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway. The new father was victorious at the two-mile oval, edging out reigning...Show More Summary

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