Joey Logano Leads XFINITY Series Practices in Fontana

The NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway for their lone two practice sessions of the race weekend on Friday. In the first session, Joey Logano topped the speed charts with a lap of 178.904 mph in his No. 22 Ford. The Team Penske driver turned that lap on the first lap that he ran around the D-shaped California oval this morning. Kyle Larson who’s been runner-up in three straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races was runner-up in the first XFINITY Series practice with a speed…

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Kurt Busch Wins 59th Annual Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, Fla – The Busch brothers bookended the stage victories at the Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. Kyle Busch won the first of the newly formed stages for the NASCAR season when he was shown the leader on Lap 60 of Sunday’s Daytona 500. Unfortunately for Busch, he was involved in an accident on Lap 105. But, his older brother Kurt Busch won the stage that mattered the most- the last one. Busch, outdueled the youth movement getting by Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson in the end and…

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Menard/Kenseth Lead Sprint Cup Practice on Saturday in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, KS – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series took to the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway for two more practice sessions on Saturday afternoon, as these two sessions were the final time that the 40 drivers would get to take to the track before Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 (2:15 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN). In the first session, Paul Menard topped the speed charts as he turned a lap of 184.672 mph in his No. 27 Chevrolet. Kevin Harvick was second quickest in the opening session in his No. 4 Chevrolet. Rounding out the…

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Logano Dominates X-Finity Series Race at Watkins Glen for 2nd Straight Year

For the second straight year, Joey Logano dominated the NASCAR X-Finity Series action at the Watkins Glen International road course. Logano, won both the pole as well as the race in 2015 at the New York circuit, and in 2016, the Connecticut native backed that up with accomplishing the same feat yet again. Logano, won his 31st career X-Finity Series pole on Friday afternoon, then he led 67 of the 82 laps in the Zippo 200 at The Glen on Saturday en route to the dominating victory under the sunny…

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Truex Earns Pocono Pole

Martin Truex Jr. found the speed at the right time through the second turn at the Pocono Raceway on Friday, as he sped towards his first career Coors Light Pole Award at the “Tricky Triangle” and 10th of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. Truex, turned a lap of 179.244 mph in the third and final round of qualifying en route to pole for Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 (on NBCSN at 1:30 p.m. ET; MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). But, the New Jersey native credits the speed through the “tunnel turn” as…

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For John Menard, It’s Been a Long Road back to Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – For John Menard, its been a long road back to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as far as Verizon IndyCar Series competition goes. When the series was going through some major growing pains in the early portions of the 21st century, Menard wanted out. Team Menard who was one of the most iconic names in the IRL days, wanted no more following the 2003 season and decided to fold their operation and merge with Panther Racing in 2004. They moved to just be an associate sponsor in 2005, then completely left…

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