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  • Ryan Newman wins pole for NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire

    Ryan Newman wins pole for NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire
    Ryan Newman on Friday won the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Newman topped a contingent of drivers in the Chase for the Cup title playoff who led qualifying at the 1.06-mile oval in Loudon, N.H....
  • Newman wins pole at New Hampshire; Bowyer starts 16th

    Newman wins pole at New Hampshire; Bowyer starts 16th
    Ryan Newman turned a track record lap of 136.497 mph to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and headline a top 12 loaded with Chase drivers for Sunday's race.     Chase for the Sprint Cup championship drivers filled 10 of the top 12 spots...
  • Bowyer's sponsor 5-Hour Energy undecided on sticking with MWR

    Bowyer's sponsor 5-Hour Energy undecided on sticking with MWR
    The president of 5-Hour Energy says he will "see how the year plays out" before deciding on whether to keep its sponsorship with Michael Waltrip Racing.     Scott Henderson says that he wants to win with integrity. He says "I wonder about integrity"...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR in New Hampshire, NHRA top fuel and more

    Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind: 1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...
  • Mark Martin to drive No. 11 JGR Toyota while Denny Hamlin heals

    Mark Martin to drive No. 11 JGR Toyota while Denny Hamlin heals
    Joe Gibbs Racing has chosen veteran Mark Martin to sub for Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota Camry while Hamlin recovers from a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebra, the team announced Thursday afternoon. Hamlin's injury, sustained Sunday...
  • Bowyer lands Gander Mountain sponsorship

    Bowyer lands Gander Mountain sponsorship
    A national outdoors retailer calling for responsible gun ownership will sponsor Clint Bowyer's car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup NRA 500 in Texas next week. Gander Mountain Co. said Wednesday it will sponsor Bowyer's car in the April 13 race. The paint...
  • Substitute driver Brian Vickers can empathize with Denny Hamlin

    Substitute driver Brian Vickers can empathize with Denny Hamlin
    In picking Brian Vickers to substitute for Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing got a driver who can empathize with what Hamlin is feeling while he waits to return to his car.   Vickers will start a stint of indeterminate length in the No. 11 Toyota...
  • 5-Hour Energy staying with Kansas native Clint Bowyer for 2014

    5-Hour Energy staying with Kansas native Clint Bowyer for 2014
    Kansas native Clint Bowyer will not lose his sponsor over a spin, many thought was questionable, in Richmond. 5-Hour Energy announcing on Facebook Friday morning that it will stay with the No. 15 team next season. The energy shot sponsor had said last...
  • Hard-working Brandon Gdovic making big strides in NASCAR's K&N series

    Hard-working Brandon Gdovic making big strides in NASCAR's K&N series
    Brandon Gdovic will get a vacation day Thursday. Well, not really, because he’ll be driving in the K&N Pro Series East’s Blue Ox 100 at Richmond International Raceway. But race days feel almost like a vacation for Gdovic, a 21-year-old York...
  • Clint Bowyer avoiding 'runner-up jinx' heading into Cup race at Richmond

    Clint Bowyer avoiding 'runner-up jinx' heading into Cup race at Richmond
    It's hard to deny that a dropoff usually comes with finishing second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings. The past five drivers to finish in the runner-up spot have fallen significantly the next season, with the past two, Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards,...
  • NASCAR penalizes teams and drivers after last weekend's races

    NASCAR penalizes teams and drivers after last weekend's races
    After a weekend where all three of NASCAR's national touring series were in action, NASCAR handed down penalties to three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams and one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver.   The No. 56 car of Martin Truex Jr., who...