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Dale Earnhardt Jr. rides in second in points entering the season’s third race…
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I said it back in the offseason that I believed this new Generation 6 NASCAR Sprint Cup car would play right into the hands of a driver like Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Now I realize it's only been two races in the new season, but so far, Dale Jr. hasn't made a liar out of me. He had a strong second-place finish at Daytona International Speedway and followed that up with a fifth...
AMP ENERGY ORANGE: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet SS will showcase an orange-and-black paint scheme this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to celebrate the return of AMP Energy Orange. AMP Energy Orange is now available on shelves in select markets and joins other popular AMP Energy flavors including Boost Original, Active Lemonade and Focus Mixed Berry.
Sam Hornish Jr. survived two restarts in the final 15 laps and held off Kyle Busch to win the Nationwide Series race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Hornish led 114 laps in his second career Nationwide victory, but needed a strong finish to outrun Busch, the hometown driver who won the Nationwide race last week in Phoenix.
Hornish and Busch both went aggressively after...
Sam Hornish Jr. won the Sam’s Town 300 leading 112 laps. He held off Kyle Busch on two late restarts to claim his first victory in the series since the fall race at Phoenix in 2011.
Qualifying for the race was cancelled with the field being set by 2012 owner points. That resulted in a front row of Brian Vickers and Trevor Bayne.
A competition caution was thrown on lap 35 due to...
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The new crop of Nationwide Series drivers will roll into Las Vegas this weekend to compete in the Sam’s Town 300 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. After full-time Cup drivers took the first two wins of the season, the new bunch of Nationwide regulars will look leave Las Vegas with good performances and possibly a victory. The Cup drivers are always hard to beat...
Martin Truex, Jr. led the way with a lap of 28.665 seconds in the final practice for the Kobalt Tools 400 from Las Vegas. Rounding out the top five was Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, and Mark Martin.
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