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Brad Keselowski runs over crew during pit stop at Windows 10 400 (VIDEO)

There was a scary moment during the Windows 10 400 at Pocono on Sunday when Brad Keselowski ran into a couple of crew members as he came in a little too revved up during a pit stop. One member of the team got clipped while trying to jump out of the way, and another ended up on the hood of the No. 2 car.And all of the mayhem was caught on Keselowski's car cam: OH NO. A disaster...
Via The Other Paper
47 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch’s Winning Streak Ends When He Runs Out Of Gas On Final Lap

LONG POND, Pa. — Joey Logano was the first leader to fade, his tank empty with three laps left. Martin Truex Jr. struck E with two laps to go. Kyle Busch knew his Toyota was about out, too, his shot at a fourth straight win tapped out on the last lap. One by one, fuel woes cost the contenders. But the pain at the pump for drivers pushing toward the finish line was the break Matt...
Via NESN.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Kenseth outlasts fuel gamblers, wins at Pocono

It took a series of wild and crazy happenings in the Pocono Mountains on Sunday afternoon, but Matt Kenseth somehow earned his second win of 2015. Kenseth earned his second win of 2015 on Sunday at Pocono The driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota was able to take advantage of Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr. and red-hot Kyle Busch’s fuel misfortunes to find victory lane at the...
Via isportsweb.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Drivers Who Benefited from Late-Race Fuel Debacle

Fuel mileage races can bite hard and draw blood. For drivers like Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex, Jr., it was the difference between victory and defeat. For these teams, however, the late-race fuel swing in the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway played ever-so in their favor as they grabbed strong results for their struggling teams. Greg Biffle – 5th For the Roush-Fenway...
Via Rubbings Racing
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Jeff Gordon Ends Final Pocono Start on High Note

Six wins, 20 top 5’s and more than 1,000 laps out front are the numbers Jeff Gordon will be remembered for in his career at Pocono Raceway. Starting 46 races, the Sprint Cup champion has seen classic battles with Dale Earnhardt, Sr., a frightening crash in 2006 and countless tough loses at the Tricky Triangle. However, for Gordon, his final Pocono memory will be a positive one as...
Via Rubbings Racing
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr. salvages fourth-place finish on otherwise rough day

While Dale Earnhardt Jr. was unable to back up his 2014 season sweep of Pocono Raceway by winning either of this year's races at the "Tricky Triangle," the driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet was able to earn his 11th top-five finish of the season by coming home fourth in Sunday's Windows 10 400. All things considered, he'll take it. Starting from the 15th spot, Earnhardt was in third...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Matt Kenseth Conserves Enough Fuel En Route to Windows 10 400 Victory

In the final laps at Pocono Raceway, slowly but surely each driver began to run out of fuel. Matt Kenseth did not, though, and was able to cross the finish line ahead of the field at the end of the Windows 10 400. “Once I could clear some cars and get in front of them, we could run some competitive lap times from what Jason (Ratcliffe) was telling me, we were pretty close to the...
Via On Pit Road
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth Wins Bizarre Fuel-Mileage Race at Pocono

When the checkered flag waved on Sunday afternoon cars were running out of gas left and right. In the end it was Matt Kenseth who wound up in Victory Lane to capture his first win at Pocono Raceway and his second victory of 2015 after winning at Bristol in April. Kenseth has been accustomed to finishing poorly at Pocono. Since joining Joe Gibbs Racing at the beginning of the 2013...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gordon takes advantage of others' fuel woes for strong Pocono finish

For much of Sunday's Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway, it appeared as if Jeff Gordon was going to have yet another disappointing finish. The driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet was never a factor at the front of the field in his final Pocono start, but in the end crossed the finish line third, tying his best finish of the season. While Gordon's day did not go according to plan, he was...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Go-for-broke strategy backfires for Kyle Busch, team at Pocono

As much as Kyle Busch wanted to score his fourth consecutive Sprint Cup Series win and add his name to the NASCAR history books, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver knew the bigger picture was more important Sunday at Pocono Raceway. With leader Joey Logano growing larger in his windshield each lap, Busch was forced to back off the gas as fuel-mileage concerns began to creep in during the...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth Wins Fuel-Mileage Race at Pocono

Matt Kenseth saves enough fuel to go the distance, Joe Gibbs picks up fifth win in six races.
Via CLNS Radio
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Matt Kenseth Outlasts Fuel Supply to Win at Pocono

John Harrelson / NKP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 August 2, 2015 On Sunday afternoon at Pocono, it was the tale of two races, with a crazy first half that included seven cautions transitioning into the second half of the race that was typical Pocono with long green flag runs being the order of the day and fuel mileage coming into play to determine the race...
Via Motor Racing Digest
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth stretches his fuel and steals a win at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) Matt Kenseth stretched his fuel and zipped past the fading leaders in the final thrilling laps Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway. The 400-mile race came down to fuel and which cars had it - and which ones didn't. Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. were all inside the top five in the final five laps when they ran out of fuel...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kenseth wins at Pocono after Kyle Busch, Logano run out of gas

Kyle Busch ran out of gas on the last lap allowing his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Matt Kenseth, to win Sunday's Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway.   The top three cars all ran out of gas in the final three laps, with Kenseth winning over Brad Keselowski, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle.   Busch started from the pole in his familiar No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Bayne Falls Out of Race Early at Pocono Raceway

At lap 92, Alex Kennedy would spin, getting into the wall, causing rear-end damage to his No. 33 Circle Sport Racing entry. The damage to one car brings the chance of another car hitting the debris. Trevor Bayne would do exactly that as a pipe would go through the radiator, ending the day for the driver of the No. 6 Advocare Ford. “You don’t see that everyday,” Bayne commented...
Via On Pit Road
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Keselowski locks up brakes, hits jackman and tire carrier on pit road

A strange start to Sunday's Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway continued as green flag pit stops cycled through at Lap 58 of 160.   Team Penske's Brad Keselowski brought his No. 2 Ford to pit road from the lead, but the stop went terribly wrong for the 2012 Sprint Cup champion.   Keselowski locked up the brakes and slid through his pit stall just as crew members jumped off the pit...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kasey Kahne Hits Pit Road Retaining Wall

Only five laps into the 160 lap event at Pocono Raceway, Kasey Kahne would get loose off of turn four, slide down across the track and hit the wall on pit road. Despite helmets going flying, all of the crew members were able to get out of the way and were uninjured in the incident. “I just got loose,” Kahne said. “It was a late exit, a lot later than I would have expected....
Via On Pit Road
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kevin Harvick Blows Motor While Leading in Pocono

Points leader Kevin Harvick blows a motor during Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway. A swift pass by teammate Kurt Busch for the race lead through the Tunnel Turn was quickly followed by a massive engine failure by the time the No. 4 entered Turn 3. “I think we had a really good car again,” said Harvick who, in 30 starts, has not found victory in Pocono. “Just circumstances...
Via Rubbings Racing
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Flat Tire Late Leaves Buescher 13th in Iowa

Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher had a strong Salted Nut Roll Ford Mustang in Saturday night’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Iowa Speedway.  The defending winner raced towards the front of the pack for the majority of the night, before suffering a flat tire late in the race, finishing 13th. After advancing to the third of three qualifying rounds on Saturday afternoon at...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kasey Kahne Crashes Into Pit Lane Wall Early

For the third time in nearly 24 hours at Pocono Raceway, a driver spun off the third and final turn and crashed into the pit lane wall. Thankfully, however, for the third time nobody was injured. Completing Lap 4, the No. 5 Chevrolet of Kasey Kahne got loose, missed hitting the end of the pit wall by a matter of feet and struck the pit lane wall. “I just got loose and basically...
Via Rubbings Racing
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

TriStar Motorsports Post-Race Report: Iowa Speedway

Race Highlights:    David Starr qualified 23rd for the US Cellular 250, followed by Blake Koch in 24th, Cale Conley in 25th and Eric McClure in 31st.   The 250-lap race included eight cautions for 41 laps and six lead changes among four drivers.   David Starr finished the 250-lap race 22nd, followed by Cale Conley in 23rd, Blake Koch in 24th and Eric McClure in 26th.    ...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Austin Dillon Consistent in Top-Five Finish at Pocono

In his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts for GMS Racing, Austin Dillon piloted the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet to a top-five finish at Pocono Raceway in the Pocono Mountains 150. Dillon and the No. 33 team was fastest in the only NCWTS practice session on Friday and qualified the red, white and black Chevrolet in the fourth position. Dillon began battling a loose...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stenhouse plows into slowing Hornish, then the wall, at Pocono

A rough day for Roush Fenway Racing's Ricky Stenhouse Jr. went from bad to worse on Lap 27 of Sunday's Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway.   Racing at the back of the pack, Stenhouse was following the No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford of David Gilliland into Turn 1 when Sam Hornish Jr.'s car slowed up ahead. While Gilliland was able to take evasive action to avoid Hornish, Stenhouse...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Peters Captures Top-Ten Finish at Tricky Triangle

Despite a flat right rear tire in the closing laps at Pocono Raceway, Timothy Peters persevered for a seventh-place finish in the Pocono Mountains 150. Peters started the 60-lap event in 12th, after aborting his qualifying lap in the second round of knockout qualifying when his Toyota Tundra snapped loose. Peters was able to quickly move into the top 10 on the 2.5-mile track after...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne loses control, clobbers pit wall in early laps at Pocono

For the third time this weekend at Pocono Raceway a car spun off Turn 3 and made hard contact with the inside pit wall. Sunday's incident occurred on Lap 4 of the Windows 10 400 when Kasey Kahne's No. 5 Chevrolet lost control off the corner and slid quickly off the racing surface.   Kahne tried to correct his car, but made heavy contact with the pit wall with the left side of the...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss
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