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Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, races to the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia.

Busch Strong-Arms Johnson At M’Ville

Published on March 31st, 2014 | by NASCAR Wire Service

On Sunday at historic Martinsville Speedway, the driver known as “The Outlaw” committed highway robbery. Bullying his way past six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson with 10 laps left in Sunday’s STP 500 at ... Read More


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New Air Titan 2.0 track dryers, contained in Toyota Tundras, are seen during practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia.

NASCAR Unveils Air Titan 2.0

Published on March 28th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

NASCAR unveiled a new version of the Air Titan track-drying system. The Air Titan 2.0 is more compact than its predecessor, and it is more environmentally friendly. With its reduced size, the new unit can be ... Read More


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Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet, sits in his car during NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Hold Off On Anointing Larson

Published on March 28th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Writers and drivers are gushing over Kyle Larson after he had an excellent weekend at Auto Club Speedway. But I say hold on a minute before we get out the anointing oils. ... Read More


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David Stremme looks at his phone in the garage area.

Stremme To Drive For Circle Sport

Published on March 27th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

David Stremme will drive the No. 33 Circle Sport Chevy in the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway with sponsorship from Mace, a maker of  safety and electronic security products. Stremme drove for Swan Racing last season in ... Read More


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Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota, gets in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama.

Hamlin Cleared To Race At Martinsville

Published on March 26th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Denny Hamlin has been cleared by doctors to drive the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin missed the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway due to a ... Read More


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Landon Cassill, driver of the No. 4 FlexSeal Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 12, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.

How Much Does A Driver Make?

Published on March 26th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Bob Pockrass, of Sporting News, wrote fascinating article about Landon Cassill’s deposition from his lawsuit with BK Racing over unpaid monies. I found this article interesting because it gives insight into what development drivers make and ... Read More


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Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 5Hour Energy Toyota, speaks with the media during NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 30, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Bowyer Calls Out Fans For Accusations

Published on March 25th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Clint Bowyer called out fans who accused him of spinning on purpose in the closing laps of the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. Bowyer suffered a flat tire with two laps to go, and ... Read More


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Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet, Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 AAA Southern California Ford, and Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, lead a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California.

Setups To Blame For Tire Woes

Published on March 24th, 2014 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Drivers who had success in the Auto Club 400 were happy with Goodyear after the race. Those who didn't, were happy to blame the tire manufacturer. ... Read More


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Sam Hornish Jr., driver of the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota, prepares for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California. Hornish is replacing Denny Hamlin who was not cleared to race due to illness.

Hamlin Misses Auto Club 400

Published on March 24th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Denny Hamlin developed a sinus infection before the Auto Club 400 that affected his vision. A little over an hour before the race, the decision was made to hold Hamlin out of the car for the ... Read More


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Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California.

Kyle Busch Wins Auto Club 400 In OT

Published on March 24th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

In a race that saw tire problems turn the contest upside-down, Kyle Busch won Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in a green-white-checkered-flag finish that took the fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event of the year six laps ... Read More


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