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Matt Kenseth Soars to 3rd Michigan Victory in 2015 Pure Michigan 400

2015 Michigan II CUP Matt Kenseth car CIA

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Matt Kenseth was nearly untouchable on a hot Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. Leading 146 laps from pole position in the Pure Michigan 400, Kenseth brought himself and Joe Gibbs Racing another victory, their sixth in eight races and ninth overall in 2015. “I don’t know if I’ve ever had [a faster racecar] and not …

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Kyle Busch Captures 1st Truck Series Win in 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan

2015 Michigan International Speedway NCWTS Kyle Busch truck checkered flag credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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Kyle Busch’s checklist is getting shorter and shorter. Checking off Michigan International Speedway on the win list in the Camping World Truck Series, Busch overcame a speeding penalty on lap 27 to win the Careers for Veterans 200 – his second series win of 2015 and 44th of his career. “First win for me, first …

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Beyond The Cockpit: Regan Smith on Early Learning, Twitter & Davey Allison

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Each week on the NASCAR Xfinity Series circuit, Regan Smith brings the expertise of four full-time Sprint Cup seasons in his pocket. Racing against fields swarmed with young, fresh talent – a number of which share elbow room at JR Motorsports – Smith has the proper respect and knowledge to fight for a non-Chase championship. As …

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Up to Speed: Joey Logano Finally Back on Top for Team Penske

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It’s about time for Joey Logano. With multiple weeks of being so, so, close to earning a second win in 2015,  the 25-year-old finally did it in thrilling fashion at Watkins Glen International. The 2.5-mile New York road course once again brought a high level of excitement, drama and a sold-out crowd for the first time …

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Joey Logano Sweeps The Glen; Harvick Runs Dry in Last Turn

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The record books will show one lap led for race winner Joey Logano Sunday at Watkins Glen. In reality, it was just a single corner. Leader Kevin Harvick ran dry, causing a fuel mileage finish for the second straight week in the Cup Series and this time Logano was able to capitalize. The Team Penske …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Eric McClure – “The Accident at Talladega Changed Me”

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Describing Eric McClure as a family man, a man of experience or a man of faith will only brush the surface of what truly defines the 36-year-old Virginia native. Above all, he prefers to be called blessed. Growing up in a racing family, McClure has early memories of witnessing his favorite driver Richard Petty edge Cale Yarborough …

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Matt Kenseth Wins 2015 Windows 10 400 As Field Runs Dry in Pocono

Matt Kenseth takes the checkered flag in the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway

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A bizarre day at Pocono Raceway concluded with Matt Kenseth taking the checkered flag in the Windows 10 400 as nearly the entire field ran their gas tanks dry and were forced to pit road late in the going. For Kenseth and his No. 20 team, the thrilling victory was his first at Pocono, second of 2015 …

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Sage Karam Staying Humbled and Determined Through Thick and Thin

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This unpredictable sport of racing has a way of turning a normal kid into an American phenom in the blink of an eye. Sage Karam has gone from being a ranked wrestler for Nazareth High School, to an Indy Lights champion, to now part of the “Podium Club” – as texted by IndyCar veteran Tony …

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Kyle Busch Nails Late Restart to Win 2015 Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

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Still questioning if Kyle Busch can make his way into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship? Well, the last three races should answer the question. A green-white-checkered restart set up a dash between Busch and Joey Logano, with the No. 18 getting the advantage and going on to win the Jeff Kyle 400 at Indianapolis Motor …

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Kyle Busch Uses Pit Strategy to Claim 2015 5-hour Energy 301 Win at New Hampshire

Kyle Busch snaps a photo in Victory Lane at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after winning the 5-hour Energy 301

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The ‘Magic Mile’ of New Hampshire Motor Speedway was no trick for Kyle Busch, as the Joe Gibbs Racing driver took off with the race lead on a restart with 44 laps to go, then maintained his advantage over second-place Brad Keselowski to win the 5-Hour Energy 301. “This is such an awesome win, such …

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