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Logano gets pole in Vegas

Logano gets pole in Vegas

March 7th, 2014 11:10 pm by AP

Joey Logano believes two facts are clear after he emerged from the organized chaos of NASCAR's first knockout qualifying session Friday with the pole. The new qualifying system is a lot more interesting, and nobody is quite sure what they're doing yet.

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Kurt Busch to try Indy 500-Coca Cola 600 double

Kurt Busch to try Indy 500-Coca Cola 600 double

March 4th, 2014 6:27 pm by AP

It's been 10 years since a driver last attempted running both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, a feat so grueling that only Tony Stewart has successfully completed all 1,100 miles.

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Harvick does it again at Phoenix; Junior second

Harvick does it again at Phoenix; Junior second

March 2nd, 2014 8:18 pm by AP

Kevin Harvick stamped his arrival at Stewart-Haas Racing by winning the second race with his new team, leading 224 of 312 laps for the victory at Phoenix.

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Keselowski gets pole, calls NASCAR's new qualifying nerve-racking'

Keselowski gets pole, calls NASCAR's new qualifying nerve-racking'

February 28th, 2014 9:51 pm by AP

The first round of NASCAR's new knockout qualifying was a little strange and will take some getting used to.Brad Keselowski earned the first Sprint Cup pole under NASCAR's new format, edging Joey Logano with a track-record top speed of 139.384 mph.

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Junior fast and furious on Twitter

Junior fast and furious on Twitter

February 28th, 2014 9:49 pm by AP

NASCAR's most popular driver won the sport's biggest race last weekend.It may not have been the most exciting news of the week, at least when it comes to fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Reed racing to inspire others

Reed racing to inspire others

February 25th, 2014 7:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three years ago, Ryan Reed was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and doctors said he would never drive a race car again. Fast forward to today, and Reed is living his dream as the driver of the No. 16 Roush-Fenway Ford in the Nationwide Series.

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BMS Nationwide race to promote local cause

BMS Nationwide race to promote local cause

February 25th, 2014 7:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When it came to naming a sponsor for next month's Nationwide Series race, Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell said the decision to call the race the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 came down to more than a simple financial decision.

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Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

February 24th, 2014 8:13 pm by AP

It had been 10 years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first 500, and after three runner-up finishes the last four seasons in a race that had caused his family so much heartache and joy, the moment was overwhelming.

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Johnson adds another Pro Stock trophy

Johnson adds another Pro Stock trophy

February 24th, 2014 5:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Given the circumstances, Allen Johnson understood how his win at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals was a little overshadowed on Sunday.That same night, NASCAR's 11-time reigning most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500.

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Earnhardt back in Victory Lane at Daytona 500

Earnhardt back in Victory Lane at Daytona 500

February 24th, 2014 8:22 am by The Associated Press

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Daytona 500 win was 10 years in the making.

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