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Jun 14
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Cole Custer Speeds to Second Career Win at Gateway Motorsports Park

Cole Custer driver of the #00 Haas Automation Chevrolet poses for photos after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin' for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park on June 13, 2015 in Madison, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images MADISON, Ill. – Cole Custer took advantage of a five-lap shootout at Gateway Motorsports Park to score his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in Saturday night’s American Ethanol presents the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 brought to you by Ameren. When race leader Tyler Reddick missed his second shift of the night on the final restart, Custer attacked and cleared the field to cruise to a 0.871-second triumph over Spencer Gallagher. It was the 17-year-old NASCAR Next driver's first win of the year and second for JR Motorsports, which won last month at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Kasey Kahne. "I was just trying to tell myself 'no excuses,'" said Custer, who won in his third start of the year. "I ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Race Results & Point Standings

2015 NCWTS Driver Cole Custer (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images After rain delayed the start of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Gateway Motorsports Park Saturday evening, it was Cole Custer winning his second series career race in the Drivin' for Linemen 200 early Sunday morning. Series Rookie of ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Starting Lineup

2015 NCWTS Driver, Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Rain at Gateway Motorsports Park forced the cancellation of qualifying for tonight's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Drivin' for Linemen 200. The starting lineup will be based upon the practice speeds from today's only session, which places series Rookie ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch wins Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America race

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 13, 2015) — In a race that saw action all over the track on Saturday, perhaps the most impressive pass came with four laps remaining in the Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America. Kyle Busch chased ... FULL STORY »

In first XFINITY race since accident, Kyle Busch wins at Michigan

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, approaches the finish-line to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich. – In his first NASCAR XFINITY Series race back from a broken right leg and left foot, Kyle Busch proved conclusively that he hasn’t lost a step. Taking advantage of contact between the Chevrolet of Kevin Harvick and the ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Great Clips 250 Race Results & Point Standings

2015 NXS Driver, Kyle Busch in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry Leads a Pack of Cars At Michigan International Speedway - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images After being injured in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) season opener at Daytona, Kyle Busch made a victorious return in the series. as he wins Saturday's Great Clips 250 benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). This was ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Final Practice Session Speeds

NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images During the one and only practice session for tonight's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Gateway Motorsports Park, it was series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Erik Jones - with a lap speed of 136.766 MPH - ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Jeff Gordon sits in his No. 24 Panasonic Chevrolet SS at Michigan International Speedway. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.13.15
Jeff Gordon, with a lap speed of 198.604 MPH, was the quickest early Saturday afternoon in the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quicken Loans 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., both ran the identical lap speed of 198.571 MPH to post the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Driver, Joey Logano speaks with the media at Michigan International Speesdway. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2015 NXS Great Clips 250 Starting Lineup
Posted 06.13.15
Joey Logano broke the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) qualifying track record at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) Saturday morning with a lap speed of 193.772 MPH, which was in round 1 of qualifying. When the third and final round of qualifying was over, Joey Logano was once again the fastest - ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John's Chevrolet, walks on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan.- Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.13.15
Saturday morning track drying at Michigan International Speedway shortened (by 25 minutes) second round of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice for Sunday's Quicken Loans 400. And, after the 30-minute session was over, Kevin Harvick was at the top of the scoring pylon with the fastest lap speed of 201.084 ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS, captures the Pole position, Friday, June 12, 2015, for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing
Kasey Kahne Puts Chevrolet on the Pole at Michigan
Posted 06.12.15
Six Team Chevy Drivers Qualify in Top 10 BROOKLYN, Mich. – (June 12, 2015) – With a fast lap of 35.645 seconds, 201.992 mph at the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway, Kasey Kahne captured the pole position in his No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS for the Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 06.12.15
CARL EDWARDS, No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  4th How was the car in qualifying? “The ARRIS Toyota is pretty good and I thought I messed that lap up and it was still fast. I think we have a good race car and now we’ll just work on race ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 06.12.15
Kasey Kahne, with a qualifying lap speed of 201.992 MPH, captured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole early Friday evening, and will lead the field to the drop of the green flag in Sunday's Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). This was Kahne's first series pole and ninth ...FULL STORY »
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Tito’s Handmade Vodka Named an Official Sponsor of Sonoma Raceway
Posted 06.12.15
SONOMA, Calif. (June 12, 2015) – Race fans can enjoy more than your typical trackside  beverage during the upcoming race season in Sonoma, as Tito’s Handmade Vodka has been named an official sponsor of Sonoma Raceway. Tito’s Handmade Vodka, which is produced in Austin, Texas’ first and oldest legal distillery, will ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 06.12.15
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 GREAT CLIPS CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER “I got through (Turns) 1 and 2 pretty good. I just got a little free but was able to stay in it. And then in (Turn) 3 I was like man, I was a little loose there and I’ve been ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Performance 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 06.12.15
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (Qualified 3rd) – “It was a good lap. This is one of our weakness tracks here at Michigan International Speedway. We are working on it and trying to get better. I honestly didn’t think we would qualify this well. We came with ...FULL STORY »


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