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Kyle Busch extends phenomenal streak with Brickyard win

2015Brickyard400KissBricksBusch INDIANAPOLIS—“This is awesome!” Kyle Busch screamed as he crossed the finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and continued a run that has grown from extraordinary to downright other-worldly. Holding off Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano during three late-race restarts, Busch beat Logano to the finish line by .332 seconds to win Sunday's Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at The Brickyard. The victory was Busch’s fourth in the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, all coming after an 11-event absence to start the season, the result of a broken right leg and left foot suffered in a crash during the Feb. 21 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway. “I guess Kyle’s back,” a disappointed Logano said after the race, ... FULL STORY »

Last-lap pass gives Kyle Busch second XFINITY win at The Brickyard

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS— With a relentless charge that forced Ryan Blaney into a mistake on the final lap, Kyle Busch grabbed the lead with a half-lap left at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and took the checkered flag in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards puts No. 19 Toyota on the pole at The Brickyard

Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Stanley Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS—If Toyota and Ford are to break the Chevrolet stranglehold on Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the two manufacturers took a positive step in that direction during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series time trials on Saturday. Underscoring the recent resurgence of Joe Gibbs Racing, ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Brushes Off Contract Extension Worries

2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson brushed off any worries about a contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports at the end of his current contract, which expires at the end of the 2015 season. Johnson isn’t ... FULL STORY »

Christopher Bell slings to dramatic win at Eldora Speedway

Christopher Bell Wins The 1-800-CAR-CASH Mud Summer Classic At Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, Ohio -- In one of the most anticipated races of the year, Christopher Bell scored a dramatic win in the third annual 1-800-CAR-CASH Mud Summer Classic on the famed Eldora Speedway dirt. It was the first victory for ... FULL STORY »

Mason Mingus Focused On Improving Team Even If He’s Not Driving

Mason Mingus (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images) ROSSBURG, Ohio – Mason Mingus admitted following final practice Wednesday afternoon for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series that it was hard not to be behind the wheel of the No. 15 Billy Boat Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado. Instead of debriefing ... FULL STORY »

Hot Trick: Busch Wins for Third Time in Four Weeks

Kyle Busch celebrates his win in Sunday’s 5-hour ENERGY 301. It was his second straight win in the Sprint Cup Series and second career Cup win at the Magic Mile. (NHMS/HHP) Kyle Busch braves hot temperatures to take NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-hour ENERGY 301 LOUDON, N.H. – On a day with temperatures soaring into the 90s, Kyle Busch continued his red-hot racing. The Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driver cruised to his ... FULL STORY »



Denny Hamlin, driver of the #20 Sun Energy 1 Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Lakes Region 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 18, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin’s XFINITY win at New Hampshire leaves Austin Dillon steaming
Posted 07.18.15
LOUDON, N.H. – To Denny Hamlin, it was just hard short-track racing for the win. To runner-up Austin Dillon, it was unnecessarily aggressive driving that led to Hamlin’s victory in the Lakes Region 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. On Lap 179 of 200 at the ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Sport Clips Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 17, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Edwards is surprised winner of Sprint Cup pole at New Hampshire
Posted 07.17.15
LOUDON, N.H. – As Carl Edwards put it, “things just feel right.” That was Edwards’ take on the state of affairs at Joe Gibbs Racing, after he put his No. 19 Toyota on the pole for Sunday’s 5-Hour ENERGY 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (1:30 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle (Safety-Kleen) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Greg Biffle’s big idea: Different aero packages at the same track
Posted 07.17.15
LOUDON, N.H. – Greg Biffle had a novel idea—one that is unlikely to be implemented, but interesting nevertheless. Given NASCAR’s willingness to refine its competition package in effort to enhance the quality of racing, though, nothing is totally out of the question. Whether feasible or not, Biffle posed the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch: Getting Better All The Time
Posted 07.17.15
For a race car driver, winning often is enough to take one’s mind off pain and discomfort, but even when he’s not visiting Victory Lane, Kyle Busch says the residual effects of the crash that sidelined him for 11 weeks is certainly tolerable. Busch broke his right leg and left ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Joey Logano Speaks with Crew Member - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
No Place Like (Close To) Home For Joey Logano
Posted 07.17.15
OK, it’s a stretch. The state of Massachusetts and roughly 180 highway miles separate Joey Logano’s house in Connecticut from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but if the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford thinks of the Magic Mile as his home track, so be it. After all, success ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Josh Wise - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Josh Wise Lands Cup Ride For Brickyard
Posted 07.17.15
Josh Wise won’t have to sit idle long in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as he has landed a ride for next Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, CATCHFENCE.com has confirmed. Wise who left his full-time ride with Premium Motorsports earlier this week will ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Seventh In Final Kentucky Speedway Start
Posted 07.12.15
SPARTA, Kentucky – Jeff Gordon’s bid to win at every track on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour came up short Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway with a seventh place finish in the Quaker State 400. In a race that debuted the new aerodynamic package in an effort to improve passing, ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 11, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Joe Gibbs Racing Stout In Kentucky
Posted 07.12.15
SPARTA, Kentucky – With Kyle Busch scoring his second win in the last three races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour, Joe Gibbs Racing would have considered that a good night. With all the trials and tribulations that the Las Vegas, Nevada has had to endure this season, ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Tangles With Dale Earnhardt Jr. In 100th Cup Start
Posted 07.12.15
SPARTA, Kentucky – Two of the NASCAR’s biggest stars clashed on Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400. Last week Daytona’s winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a miserable night plagued with brake issues from the start that ultimately saw the sport’s most popular ...FULL STORY »


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