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Brad Keselowski on Dale Earnhardt Jr. injury: 'Drivers are a perishable fruit'

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s prolonged absence while he recovers from a concussion has once again made safety and driver health topics of conversation with fans and people in the industry alike.Friday at Michigan International Speedway, 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski was asked if Earnhardt's situation and Keselowski's Bristol crash made him think more or less about...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Will Dale Earnhardt Jr. return? And if he doesn't, who will be the face of NASCAR?

When will Dale Earnhardt Jr. return to competition behind the wheel of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet?Should he try to come back this year, wait until next year or retire altogether?Thursday night on NASCAR Race Hub, Danielle Trotta, Jeff Hammond, Andy Petree and Adam Alexander tackled these questions and fans weighed in through Connect Live, part of the FS1 NASCAR 360...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Heat is on as Chase regulars Kasey Kahne, Greg Biffle try to get back to playoffs

Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle are trying to avoid missing the Chase for a second consecutive year.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Fords are lacking in the aero department says Brad Keselowski

After a midseason evaluation, Brad Keselowski says the numbers show the Fords are behind.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Martin Truex Jr. fastest in opening Sprint Cup practice at Michigan

Martin Truex Jr. topped the leaderboard in opening Sprint Cup Series practice at Michigan.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Alex Bowman making the most of experience as Dale Jr. sub

For the second time in the last six races, Alex Bowman is substituting for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the cockpit of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet this weekend.It's not an easy gig.Filling in for NASCAR's most popular driver on one of its top teams could be an intimidating process for any 23-year-old driver, especially with NASCAR's new ultra-low downforce aero package, which...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Logano wins another pole at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Joey Logano has won the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. It's Logano's third pole in 16 Cup races at MIS, and the previous two times he won the pole, he also went on to win the race. That includes his victory at Michigan in June. Logano won Friday with a lap of 201.698 mph in his No. 22 Ford. Jimmie Johnson was second...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Logano earns Sprint Cup Series pole at Michigan

Joey Logano will again start up front at Michigan after sweeping the poles.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

NSCS: Joey Logano Starts First at Michigan, Seeks Season Sweep in the Irish Hills

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Joey Logano turned a lap at 201.698 mph in the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford to win the Coors Light Pole Award for Sunday afternoon’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Logano was the first car out in the final round of knockout qualifying and none of the other 11 cars were able to best the lap turned by Logano in his Team Penske Ford. The pole...
Via Rubbings Racing
2 days ago

Martin Truex Jr. qualifies 14th at Michigan

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Martin Truex Jr. qualified 14th for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 Sprint Cup Series race and will start the 200-lapper on the outside of Row...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Joey Logano wins another NASCAR Sprint Cup pole at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Joey Logano won the pole at Michigan International Speedway - and lately at this track, that's been a pretty good indicator of things to come. It's Logano's third pole in 16 Cup races at MIS, and the previous two times he won the pole, he also went on to win the race. That includes his victory at Michigan in June. In fact, three of the last four race winners...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Logano Sweeps Pole Position at Michigan

© 2016, Nigel KinradeNKP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 August 26, 2016 Picking right up where he left off the last time at Michigan, Joey Logano was the fastest once again as qualifying took place on Friday to set the field for Sunday’s running of the Pure Michigan 400. Logano’s lap of 35.697 seconds, 201.698 mph, was more than enough to secure the pole...
Via Motor Racing Digest
2 days ago

Joey Logano Scores Pole at Michigan

Joey Logano, driver of the No.22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, won the Pole at Michigan International Speedway with a speed of 201.698mph. Jimmie Johnson (201.523mph) and Denny Hamlin ( 201.416 mph) followed in second and third. Topping off the top-five was Kevin Harvick (201.382 mph) and Chase Elliot (201.303 mph). Completing the top-10 was Alex Bowman, Ryan Blaney, Jamie McMurray, Carl...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago

Reddick Fastest in Final Michigan Truck Practice

Tyler Reddick paced the field during Friday Afternoon’s final practice for tomorrow’s Careers for Veterans 200 Presented by Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation. Reddick ran a quick lap of 38.765 seconds (185.735 MPH). Brett Moffitt was second, .033 seconds behind Reddick. Johnny Sauter was third followed by Daniel Hemric and Rico Abreu. Matt Crafton...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago

When will Dale Jr. return? And if he doesn't, who will be the face of NASCAR?

When will Dale Earnhardt Jr. return to competition behind the wheel of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet?Should he try to come back this year, wait until next year or retire altogether?Thursday night on NASCAR Race Hub, Danielle Trotta, Jeff Hammond, Andy Petree and Adam Alexander tackled these questions and fans weighed in through Connect Live, part of the FS1 NASCAR 360...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Sprint Cup final practice cut short due to lightning, see full results

After a red flag for lightning with 27 minutes remaining cut final practice short, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams have put the finishing touches on their race setups for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Denny Hamlin was the fastest in Saturday's final practice session, turning a best lap of 197.878 miles per hour. Three Hendrick Motorsports cars followed...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Starting lineup for Trucks Series Career for Veterans 200

John Wes Townley scored his second pole of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season during qualifying for Saturday's Careeer for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway.Townley had a pole-winning speed of 183.697 miles per hour.Matt Crafton, William Byron, Timothy Peters and Christopher Bell rounded out the top five qualifiers.Live coverage of Saturday's Truck Series...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

John Wes Townley earns pole for Careers for Veterans 200 Truck race at Michigan

John Wes Townley earns his second pole of the season and his career Saturday at Michigan.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Consistency might be key but Austin Dillon yearns for a win

Consistency might put Austin Dillon in the Chase, but he's not giving up on winning.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Time running low for winless drivers as Chase draws near

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) With time running out on his bid to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Greg Biffle is back at the site of his most recent victory. It was over three years ago. In June of 2013, Biffle won at Michigan International Speedway - his fourth victory at the track and second in a row. In 116 Cup races since, he's come up empty. He missed the Chase last year and is...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael McDowell edges Brendan Gaughan in NXS at Road America

Michael McDowell felt like he had unfinished business at Road America and in the XFINITY Series. He took care of it Saturday, winning the Road America 180 at the challenging 4-mile, 14-turn road course. McDowell was the only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver doing double duty this weekend, driving in the XFINITY Series race as well as in Sunday's Cup race at Michigan International...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Brett Moffitt earns first career win in exciting Truck Series finish at MIS

Brett Moffitt won Saturday's rain-delayed NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway, outdueling Timothy Peters and William Byron, among others, in an exciting finish. Peters, Byron and Brett Moffitt battled each other up front for much of the race, especially over the final 10 laps. Moffitt made a bold, race-winning pass on the outside of both Peters...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

NCWTS race results from Careers for Veterans 200

Brett Moffitt took his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win at Michigan on Saturday, thanks to a last-lap pass on the outside of Timothy Peters and William Byron in Turn 1.Check out Saturday's Camping World Truck Series race results from the Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway by clicking here.
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Brett Moffitt gets his first win at Michigan International Speedway

Written by: Sandy Terronez, follow @SandyTerronez August 27, 2016 Brett Moffitt passed Red Horse Racing teammate Timothy Peters on the last lap of the rain delayed race for the win at Michigan International Speedway.  This is Moffitt’s first Truck Series win.  The Camping World Truck Series was presented by Careers for Veterans 200 Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski’s Checkered...
Via Motor Racing Digest
1 day ago

Michael McDowell wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) Michael McDowell won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on Saturday, edging Brendan Gaughan following an overtime restart. McDowell beat Gaughan by 0.534 seconds on an overcast, sometimes misty afternoon at the sprawling road course. The Richard Childress Racing teammates went bumper-to-bumper midway through the last lap before McDowell held...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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