Race Weekend Central

Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2014 The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix

Key Moment – Kevin Harvick missed the final 12 in “knockout” qualifying by .001 seconds and started the race 13th based on that result. While Harvick won practices and the race, his stumble in qualifying was the only thing that added any excitement to the weekend. In a Nutshell – Harvick won everything but qualifying at Phoenix …

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Tech Talk: Danica’s Crew Chief “Fuels” Through Daytona And Diagnoses Phoenix

Tony Gibson is the only crew chief at Stewart-Haas Racing who is sitting on top of the same pit box that he rode in 2013. His mission? Continue to develop Danica Patrick as a NASCAR driver as she enters her sophomore season in the Cup Series. It’s a job Gibson has been well-equipped to handle. He …

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Nationwide Series Post-Race Quotes: Drive4COPD 300

Frontstretch Interviews – Courtesy Mike Neff ELLIOTT SADLER – FINISHED 4th Thoughts on the race? It’s definitely a lot different racing than what we’re used to. Comfortable with it? Yeah, it’s just different. You’re worried about what you’re doing, but you’re also worried about what everyone else is doing and they’re not doing more than …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2014 Daytona 500

Key Moment – On the final restart of the race, Dale Earnhardt Jr. chose to start in front of teammate Jeff Gordon. When the green flag flew, Gordon stayed tight to Earnhardt’s bumper while Kyle Busch was several feet off of the bumper of Brad Keselowski. The resultant push put Earnhardt solidly in the lead …

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The Hall of Fame Nominating Committee Doesn’t Get It

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2014 Budweiser Duels at Daytona

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Austin Dillon wins Daytona 500 Pole

18 years after it last occured, and 13 years since the number was last on the track, Austin Dillon put the No. 3 of Richard Childress Racing on the top of the speed charts during Daytona 500 qualifying to grab the pole for the 56th Annual Daytona 500. Dillon posted a time of 45.914 seconds …

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