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Premium Motorsports Docked for Indy Weight Loss

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When is it a bad thing to lose weight? When it causes a caution in NASCAR. Timmy Hill’s No. 98 Premium Motorsports Sprint Cup team was penalized on Wednesday for such an infraction that occurred during practice for last weekend’s race at Indianapolis. During practice, an unsecured piece of tungsten weight fell off Hill’s car, which …

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Kyle Busch Still Recovering Despite Success Behind the Wheel

Kyle Busch and his Joe Gibbs Racing team celebrate after winning at Indianpolis Motor Speedway

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If you have been following the Sprint Cup Series closely, you know that Kyle Busch has won four of the last five races in the series. Busch, who missed the first eleven races due to an injury, continues his hot streak going into the Pocono Raceway. Even though Busch is back behind the wheel of …

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A&W and Front Row Motorsports to Recognize National Root-Beer Float Day

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Brett Moffitt will pilot a special No. 34 Ford this weekend at the Pocono Raceway in the Windows 10 400. Moffitt’s car will recognize National Root Beer Float day on August 6. A&W All American, which is a loyal partner to Front Row Motorsports, will give out free root-beer floats to customers from 2 p.m. …

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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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So Close: Joey Logano, Penske Fall Just Short of Brickyard Glory

Joey Logano in the garage at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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For the 22nd-straight year, Roger Penske has been denied a Brickyard 400 victory. Unlike the 21 losses before it, Sunday’s race had more at stake. Penske, who has 16 Indianapolis 500 victories and one NASCAR Xfinity Series win at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway, was eligible to mimic the “trifecta” of victories in the Daytona …

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Breaking: Jeff Gordon Crashes in Final Brickyard 400

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Jeff Gordon entered his final race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway hopeful to earn a Chase-clinching sixth win. Instead, the Pittsboro, Indiana driver will leave disappointed. Gordon, 43, was running inside the top 15 during Sunday’s Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard when he was involved in a lap 50 accident with …

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Carl Edwards Wins 1st Career Brickyard Pole for 2015 Jeff Kyle 400

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Before Sprint Cup Series qualifying, Carl Edwards asked crew chief Darian Grubb what the plan was. Grubb’s response was “Make it to the top 12.” Not only did Edwards do just that, but he put his No. 19 Stanley Toyota on the pole for the 22nd running of the Brickyard 400. The pole is Edwards’s …

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Flying: Stewart-Haas Racing Teammates Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick Top Final Practice at Indy

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Looking for his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch put down the fastest lap in Friday’s final practice. Busch, who has two wins to date despite running three fewer races than his championship competitors, laid down a 181.987-mph lap to top the session. Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick …

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Dale Yeah! Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tops 2015 Jeff Kyle 400 Practice at Indianapolis

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As the 20th anniversary of Dale Earnhardt’s lone triumph in the 1995 Brickyard 400 approaches, his son is now showing potential to accomplish the same feat. BEARDEN: Childress, Myers Remember Earnhardt’s Big 1995 Brickyard Win Dale Earnhardt Jr. laid down a 181.466-mph lap to top the second practice session for Sunday’s Crown Royal Presents the …

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