Kyle Larson Wins Pole for Auto Club 400

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FONTANA, Calif. – The driver who has finished second in the last three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races will start first on Sunday. Moving up the track for his final run, series points leader Kyle Larson navigated rough, bumpy Auto Club (Fontana, California) Speedway in 38.493 seconds (187.047 mph) on Friday to win the pole for Sunday’s...
Via Motorsports Tribune
2 days ago

Starting grid for the NASCAR Cup Series’ Auto Club 400

Kyle Larson and Denny Hamlin will lead the field to green in the Auto Club 400.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Kyle Larson wins pole for Auto Club 400, second Cup pole of career

Kyle Larson won his first Cup Series pole since August 2013, topping Denny Hamlin.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Kyle Larson claims pole at Fontana, edging Denny Hamlin

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Larson turned a lap in 38.493 seconds Friday to claim the pole for the NASCAR race at Fontana. Denny Hamlin clocked in at 38.507 seconds to earn the fifth front-row start of his career at Auto Club Speedway. Brad Keselowski was third, and Martin Truex Jr. was fourth. Larson has finished second in three consecutive races, and he kept up his early-season...
3 days ago

An explanation why Denny Hamlin had to start at the rear at Phoenix

NASCAR's Steve O'Donnell admits that Denny Hamlin's penalty was a 'really tough break' but it is what teams requested with the rule.
Via CSN Chicago
7 days ago

Errant screw means Denny Hamlin will start out back

Denny Hamlin caught a bad break Friday afternoon and will now have to start Sunday’s Camping World 500 at Phoenix Raceway from the rear of the field. The reason was an errant screw. Yes, you read that correctly: a screw. As you can see from this tweet from Mike Wheeler, Hamlin’s crew chief on the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Hamlin ran over a screw in the first round of qualifying...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

Kyle Busch vs. Joey Logano: Hate is great in NASCAR

Without intending to, Joey Logano created a hornet’s nest for NASCAR when he lost control of his No. 22 Team Penske Ford on the last lap at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and wrecked Kyle Busch as the two were racing for fourth place last Sunday.And may turn out to be the best thing that’s happened to NASCAR in a long time.That’s because in racing as in wrasslin’, hate is great...
Via FOX Sports
10 days ago

NASCAR won’t penalize anyone for the Kyle Busch-Joey Logano fight

A few years ago, in an attempt to boost interest in the sport amidst sagging ratings and develop more engaging personalities in the sport, NASCAR decided to loosen up its rules and restrictions on tough racing. The policy colloquially known as “have at it, boys” came into effect several years ago where the sport encouraged their drivers to handle business on the track.Of course...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamlin spoils Earnhardt return with last-lap pass for win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Denny Hamlin didn't need a Toyota teammate to grab another win at Daytona International Speedway. Hamlin charged past Dale Earnhardt Jr. with one lap remaining Thursday night to win the second 150-mile qualifying race. Earnhardt actually dominated, but couldn't hold off Hamlin at the end. Hamlin is the defending Daytona 500 winner and has won a Duel qualifying...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denny Hamlin Interview at Daytona Media Day | NASCAR RACE HUB

Denny Hamlin talks with Shannon Spake and Larry McReynolds about being the defending Daytona 500 Champion.
Via FOX Sports
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

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