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Fantasy Picks: Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is running its second event at Bristol Motor Speedway this Saturday night. There has been a lot of racing at Bristol – in fact the Cup Series has been racing there twice a year since 1961 – but the track has undergone a lot of renovations, especially in the last handful of years. The most important of these changes changes for those playing in fantasy...
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Texts From Last Race: What went down after Michigan International Speedway?

Jeff Gordon restarted his way to a checkered flag at Michigan International Speedway. But what happened after? Thanks to our always entertaining friend Nascarcasm, Shake and Bake has uncovered a private (and extremely fake) post-race group text message between some of your favorite drivers. Clint Bowyer is NOT getting out of his race car, Chase Elliott has a different Hendrick...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: TRD boss says Toyota engine improvements coming

Denny Hamlin was not a happy man when he climbed out of his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota after finishing seventh in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Ahead of Hamlin, winner Jeff Gordon, second-place Kevin Harvick and fifth-place Dale Earnhardt Jr. all had Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet engines under their hoods. And Hamlin said he couldn't keep up...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thinking like a champion: That's what Jeff Gordon is doing in 2014

It's been real interesting to me these last few weeks to see the desire and determination of some of these drivers. Look at AJ Allmendinger two weeks ago at Watkins Glen. He wasn't going to be denied. He knew he was up against arguably the best road-course driver in our sport in Marcos Ambrose, yet AJ wanted that win so bad that he went up there and took it. You can go back...
Via Fox Sports
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Winner's Weekend: Ride along with Jeff Gordon in Michigan (VIDEO)

Earlier this season, late-race restarts were Jeff Gordon's biggest enemy. Not anymore.  In an exclusive interview with FOX Sports 1's NASCAR Race Hub, Gordon and crew chief Alan Gustafson take you inside their late-race heriocs in Michigan to capture their third win of the 2014 season. Sit back and enjoy this week's edition of "Winner's Weekend." 
Via Fox Sports
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Michigan International Speedway Test Helps Prepare Gen-6 Car for 2015

Just one day after Jeff Gordon grabbed the checkered flag in the Pure Michigan 400, NASCAR and teams were back testing on the two-mile Michigan International Speedway, gathering crucial data for the development of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package. Six different configurations were evaluated throughout the test. “Our main goal is to harvest data today to help refine...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon bests Joey Logano in a NASCAR "battle of the ages"

Once upon a time, 24-year-old Jeff Gordon set the NASCAR world on fire. In his third full season in the Cup Series, he won seven times, collected 23...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Jeff Gordon's No. 24 bunch the Sprint Cup Series' best?

After Sunday's victory at Michigan, where Jeff Gordon joined teammates Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson with three wins for the season, a lot of race fans are asking me if Gordon's No. 24 bunch is the best of the four Hendrick teams right now. My answer to that question is simple. I kind of think Jeff Gordon's team is the best team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon wins the Pure Michigan 400

Jeff Gordon scores third win of the season and reclaims points lead at Michigan Jeff Gordon won his 3rd race of the season at Michigan on Sunday and reclaimed the points lead by 3 points over teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gordon passed Joey Logano on a late restart and held off Kevin Harvick in the closing […] The post Jeff Gordon wins the Pure Michigan 400 appeared first on Champs Nation.
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GIF It Up: Smokin', fightin' and lovin' at Michigan International Speedway

There was love in the air at Michigan International Speedway (you'll see what we mean). There was also tension (between Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman) and the smell of burning tires (thanks to Jeff Gordon's checkered flag.) It's time to take a look at the best animated moments from Michigan in this week's edition of GIF It Up.  Things got started with an old-school...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Late Restart Catapults Gordon to Michigan Victory

So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion broke away after a late caution to win Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Gordon, who faced questions about his struggles on restarts earlier this season, passed Joey Logano at the start of lap 183 and kept his Chevrolet in front when Logano got next...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Watch: After Michigan

Pos Driver Points Wins PtsPos 1 Jeff Gordon 816 3 1 2 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 813 3 2 3 Brad Keselowski 733 3 3 4 Jimmie Johnson 686 3 7 5 Joey Logano 714 2 4 6 Kevin Harvick 687 2 6 7 Carl Edwards 679 2 8 8 Kyle[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Jeff Gordon's third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart. Gordon got the better of Joey Logano and led Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway with 16 laps remaining. After that, he had little trouble maintaining a comfortable margin over Kevin Harvick, who ended up finishing second. ''Joey, as we rolled up to...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rating the Pure Michigan 400: 3 Stars ***

It’s official now: Jeff Gordon is back as a legitimate frontrunner for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Gordon led 68 laps and beat Joey Logano on the final restart with 17 laps to go Sunday at Michigan International Speedway to drive away for his third win of the season in a race that gets […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon wins Sprint Cup race at Michigan

Jeff Gordon wins Sprint Cup race at Michigan
Via Fox Sports
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RCR Post Race Report - Michigan

Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates Paul Menard, Ryan Newman and Austin Dillon finished fourth, 11th and 22nd, respectively. Newman ranks ninth in the Sprint Cup Series championship point standings, trailing current leader Jeff Gordon by 137 points, while Dillon ranks 13th and Menard ranks 17th. Gordon earned his third victory of the 2014 season and was followed...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Beats Logano On Late-Race Restart To Claim Victory At Michigan

On a restart with 17 laps to go, Jeff Gordon kept even with Joey Logano on the restart and was able to clear him off of turn two to take the lead. From there, Gordon would hold off Logano’s attempt to pass him with 16 laps to go before cruising away from the field for the victory. It marks Gordon’s third victory of the 2014 season and the 91st victory of his Sprint Cup Series...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Too Fast Is Not Too Good?

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Speed has always been a fascination of racing fans for many years, there’s a reason fans went crazy at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway when the late public address announcer Tom Carnegie would proclaim, “It’s a new track record!” to the delight of the large crowd during qualifications. NASCAR has recently gone into this mode of thinking faster is better...
Via Sicknissified
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick focused on winning championship, not races

While Jeff Gordon and Joey Logano were the class of the field during Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, Kevin Harvick was not far behind. Capitalizing late, Harvick was able to move around Logano on a restart with 17 laps to go to take the second spot. As Gordon took the checkered flag and his third win of the season, Harvick scored his...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase breakdown: Who's in, who's in trouble after Pure Michigan 400

Jeff Gordon's victory from the pole in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday moved him back to the top of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points standings by just 3 points over Dale Earnhardt Jr. More importantly, Gordon now joins Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Earnhardt, along with Team Penske's Brad Keselowski, as...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Wins Third Race of the Season with Triumph at Michigan

Three. It doesn’t seem like a big number, yet it is a significant one for Jeff Gordon. In a fierce battle with Joey Logano over the course of the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Gordon was able to take the checkered flag for the third time in the 2014 season. Leading 69 of the 200 laps, he tied his Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Wins Pure Michigan 400, First Win At MIS Since 2001

Jeff Gordon broke his 13 years losing streak at Michigan International Speedway by winning the Pure Michigan 400 on Sunday.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Race Recap: Gordon Makes A Point With Michigan Win

Talk of retirement? Forget about it. Jeff Gordon picked up his third win of the season Sunday afternoon by capturing the Pure Michigan 400 from the Michigan International Speedway. The win is the 91st of his career and first at Michigan since 2001. Gordon, just like at Indianapolis, used a[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001. Gordon broke the track qualifying record Friday when he took the pole at 206.558 mph. He followed that up with his third Cup victory at MIS. After a series of cautions, Gordon came off the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon blew past the old qualifying record in order to get his second pole in a row as drivers came back to Michigan for 400 miles of racing. Tony Stewart is not in his second race in a row with veteran Jeff Burton getting the driving duties.  Ryan Truex also wound up not racing today due to get a concussion in Saturday practice.  J.J. Yeley got the chance to drive the car...
Via The Pit Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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