Browsing the "Jamie McMurray" Tag

Busch Wins All Star Event, $1 Million

May 23rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kurt Busch overcame hitting the wall not once, but twice to win an action-packed All Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch charged to the front at the beginning of the final segment. Then, he survived two late-race cautions and held off Martin Truex Jr to earn his first All Star victory


Report: Harvick Re-signs With RCR

May 21st, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Richard Childress Racing and Kevin Harvick have reportedly reached an agreement on a contract extension that will keep Harvick in the No. 29 Chevy beyond the 2010 season. An official announcement is expected Saturday before the All Star race.


Busch Makes It Five Out Of Seven For JGR

May 17th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kyle Busch took advantage of a late-race mistake by Jimmie Johnson to win the Autism Speaks 400 at Dover International Speedway. The win is his second victory in the Sprint Cup Series this season, and the fifth win for Joe Gibbs Racing out of seven races with the new spoiler


Keselowski Wins Aaron’s 312 Under Caution

April 27th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

After barely making the field due to high carbon monoxide levels -- the result of breathing in exhaust fumes after damaging crush panels in his Sprint Cup COT -- Brad Beselowski used a push from Joey Logano to take the lead before the caution came out for a fiery wreck, ending the Aaron's 312 at Talladega Superspeedway


Harvick Ends Winless Drought At Talladega

April 26th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kevin Harvick, who hung in the back most of the day, broke his 115-race winless streak by beating Jamie McMurray to the finish line by 0.011 seconds in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway


What If NASCAR Drivers Were Drafted?

April 23rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Ever wonder what it would be like if NASCAR teams drafted drivers like players are drafted in the NFL? I did, so I decided to use a convoluted system to determine where drivers would end up if there was a draft today


Hamlin Wins Samsung Mobile 500

April 20th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

For the second time this season, Denny Hamlin drove his car to victory lane on a Monday following a rain-out. Hamlin led 12 laps in the Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, but they were the final 12 on his way to his second Sprint Cup victory of the season


Busch Survives GWCs To Win Kobalt Tools 500

March 8th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kurt Busch pulled away from the rest of the field on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered finish, and drove his Dodge to victory in the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway


Johnson Uses Four Tires To Win Shelby American

March 1st, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jeff Gordon had the dominant car during the Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. But, a two-tire gamble under the final caution ended up costing Gordon, as he watched teammate Jimmie Johnson and his four tires pass him in the closing laps to take the win



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