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Robby Gordon Strikes Fan During 2015 Baja 500 (UPDATED)

Robby Gordon struck a spectator while attempting to pass eventual event winner Apdaly Lopez during Monday’s Baja 500. The 46-year-old driver made contact with the fan’s legs as he attempted to run out of the truck’s path. Gordon, who continued on, appeared to be in the middle of the racing lane …

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Matt McLaughlin’s Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2012 Twin 150s at Daytona Race Recap

Race One - A caution froze the field on the final lap of the race as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was trying to mount a challenge on Tony Stewart for the win. Race Two - Greg Biffle dominated the race but swept up on the final lap thinking he’d hook up with teammate Matt Kenseth to seal the deal. Instead, Kenseth dove down into the lower lane Biffle had opened for him, towing Jimmie Johnson in his wake to take the lead and the win.

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen

On the first green-white-checker restart, Kyle Busch overdrove turn 1, was unable to keep his car in the preferred groove on exit, and opened the door for Brad Keselowski and Marcos Ambrose to slip by. That left the two of them to settle the win amongst themselves; through the bus stop, Ambrose pounced, making the pass and riding off into the sunset for his first career Cup win.

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2011 FedEx 400 at Dover

Matt Kenseth took two tires and Mark Martin stayed out while leaders Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards and Clint Bowyer all took four during pit stops under caution on lap 364 after Juan Pablo Montoya backed into the turn 4 wall. Hey, being on probation and unable to hit other drivers, he needed to hit something.

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2010 LifeLock.com 400 at Chicagoland

With crunch time fast approaching for the Chase, a quiet fourth-place run was just what the doctor ordered for Clint Bowyer and the No. 33 team. Bowyer moves into the last Chase spot for now, making car owner Richard Childress the only owner to have each one of his teams in the top dozen. That’s a huge turnaround for an organization that missed the Chase entirely not quite a year ago.

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Sprint Cup: 2009 AAA 400 at Dover Edition

Surprise, surprise…Jimmie Johnson is the early favorite to win the Sprint Cup Series title. The three-time defending Chase champ dominated the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway en route to fourth win of the year and season sweep at the Monster Mile. Johnson led 271 of the 400 laps and never had a real challenge once he assumed the point. The other clear Chase favorites, Mark Martin and Juan Pablo Montoya, finished 2nd and 4th respectively, while Tony Stewart and Denny Hamlin left enough on the table to raise doubts about their title hopes. Outside the top 12, Kyle Busch also deflated the confidence of many in his easily being able to hold the title of “Best of the Rest”. Matt Kenseth’s No. 17 DeWalt Ford, likewise, was the fastest it had been since the last trip to concrete mile. Here is a look at this week’s *HOT*, *WARM*, and *COLD* drivers of the week.

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