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Joe Gibbs Racing 1-2-3 in 2015 Lake Regions 200 Qualifying at New Hampshire

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When it comes to Xfinity Series racing, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch is typically the driver to beat. In Xfinity Series qualifying at New Hampshire on Saturday, that changed. Well, not completely. Denny Hamlin, making his eighth start of the season, qualified his No. 20 JGR Toyota on the pole with a …

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Kevin Harvick Fastest in 1st Saturday Sprint Cup Practice at New Hampshire

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Kevin Harvick, looking for his first win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway since the opening race of the Chase in 2006, showed how fast his No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet was, putting himself fastest on the leaderboard in the opening practice on Saturday. Harvick’s time of 28.834 seconds (132.094 mph) was the fastest in the …

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2015 Coke Zero 400 Qualifying Cancelled; Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the Pole at Daytona

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Due to threatening weather, qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway was cancelled Saturday evening. However, Dale Earnhardt Jr is probably the only driver that is happy that this parade was rained on, as the No. 88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet will start on the pole. With qualifying being cancelled, the race lineup …

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Daniel Suarez Wins Pole for the 2015 Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona

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The last time the NASCAR Xfinity Series was at Daytona International Speedway, the No.18 Arris Toyota was sliding out of control in turn 4, triggering a multi-car pileup. Five months later, Daniel Suarez, who has steadily shown improvement in his rookie season, will start on the pole for Saturday night’s running of the Subway Firecracker …

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AJ Allmendinger Wins 2015 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Pole at Sonoma

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Road-course veteran AJ Allmendinger won the pole in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying at Sonoma Raceway. With a time of 74.385 seconds, Allmendinger scored the first pole for JTG Daugherty Racing, and his first pole since Kansas in April of 2012. Allmendinger’s first attempt at a lap in the first session was disrupted for a …

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2015 Owens Corning Atticat 300 at Chicagoland Postponed

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series was scheduled to hold their 14th race of the season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway. However, due to persistent thunderstorms and a dim forecast for the night, the Owens Corning Atticat 300 will be held on Sunday, June 21st. Coverage of the race will begin at 12:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. CT …

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Cole Custer Wins Wild 2015 Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway

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In a race that was a struggle for survival for much of the night, it was seventeen year old Cole Custer who came out on top and went to victory lane in the Drive for Lineman 200. The win for Custer was his first victory in 2015 and the second of his career. Custer earned his …

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Joey Logano on Pole for 2015 Great Clips 250 at Michigan; Chase Elliott’s Time Disallowed

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In a qualifying session that saw a lot of going, waiting and then going, it was Joey Logano, with a time of 37.183 seconds (193.637 mph), who qualified on the pole for today’s Great Clips 250 Xfinity Series race. However, he was a second away – literally – from qualifying second. Chase Elliott ran a …

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Kevin Harvick Tops 2nd 2015 Quicken Loans 400 Practice at Michigan

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Something that the Sprint Cup garage has become accustomed to seeing is Kevin Harvick putting fast speeds in practice. He met expectations early on Saturday morning as he was fastest in practice at Michigan International Speedway. The second practice session for the Quicken Loans 400 was originally supposed to be 55 minutes, but fog and mist delayed …

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Kevin Harvick Fastest in Final 2015 Axalta 400 Practice at Pocono

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It’s been a good weekend to be Kevin Harvick. The No. 4 Chevrolet was fastest in opening practice on Friday, the first two rounds of qualifying, led Saturday morning’s practice and once again, Harvick paced the field in final practice. Harvick posted nine of the fastest 10 laps run in the 55-minute session, including the fastest …

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