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Brad Keselowski wins Coca-Cola 600 pole

The 52nd annual Coca-Cola 600 will be led to the green flag by Brad Keselowski with AJ Allmendinger to his outside. Keselowski posted a lap of 28.112 seconds which equates to a speed of 192.089 mph. Allmendinger was less than six one hundredths of a second behind with a time of 28.170 and a speed …

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David Ragan wins the All-Star Showdown

David Ragan passed Brad Keselowski with a handful of laps to go to take the win in the All-Star Showdown. Both drivers transfer into the Sprint All-Star race. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the winner of the Sprint Fan Vote and will be the final driver in the All-Star race. Ragan said “Clean air was everything. …

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Sprint Cup Qualifying Rained Out at Dover

DOVER, DE (May 14, 2011) – Qualifying has been rained out for the FedEx400 benefitting Autism Speaks. This is the first rain out situation under the new rules where the starting line-up will revert to practice times instead of owner’s points. The top 10 are: 1.) Jimmie Johnson 2.) A.J. Allmendinger 3.) Dale Earnhardt, Jr. …

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Kyle Busch Accepts Penalty, Rocky Relationship with Harvick

As expected, Kyle Busch was asked several questions on Friday morning about the incident last Saturday night with Kevin Harvick following the Showtime Southern 500 and the penalty that followed. For the driver of the No. 18 Camry, there is really no questioning the penalty or Harvick’s dislike for him. “When matters get taken into …

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Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick fined and placed on probation

NASCAR has penalized NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick as a result of rules infractions committed at last weekend’s event at Darlington Raceway. Busch, driver of the No. 18 car, and Harvick, driver of the No. 29 car, have each been fined $25,000 and placed on NASCAR probation for the next …

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Nationwide Qualifying cancelled at Darlington

Rain has forced the cancellation of qualifying at Darlington Raceway for the Nationwide Series. The starting lineup is being set by the new NASCAR rules, the starting positions are determined by the fastest practice speeds. The front row of the race will be Kyle Busch and Clint Bowyer. Row two will consist of Carl Edwards …

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Ryan Newman fastest in first Sprint Cup practice session

Ryan Newman set the pace in the first practice for the Sprint Cup cars at Darlington Raceway. Newman’s fast lap was 27.812 seconds with a speed of 176.816 mph. Second quick in the session was Carl Edwards, clocking a lap of 27.894 seconds for a speed of 176.296 mph. The third fastest driver in the …

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Kyle Busch Fastest in Nationwide Series Qualifying

Kyle Busch was fastest in Nationwide Series practice with a lap of 28.425 seconds for a speed of 173.303 mph. Busch was more than a mile per hour faster than second quick Clint Bowyer, whose best lap was 28.635 seconds for a speed of 171.734 mph. Third fastest was another Cup regular, Carl Edwards, who …

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