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  • Bowyer finding some peace as he returns to Kansas

    Bowyer finding some peace as he returns to Kansas
    To some, Clint Bowyer has become a pariah. To those in Kansas, he's still one of their own.     The native of Emporia, Kan., insists his spin at Richmond that set off a chain of events that rattled NASCAR to its core was unintentional. NASCAR failed to...
  • Logano defends spot in NASCAR's Chase field

    Logano defends spot in NASCAR's Chase field
    Joey Logano is defending his place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, saying he earned his spot in the 12-driver field.     Logano is the latest driver caught in the fallout of NASCAR's investigation into the field-deciding race at Richmond....
  • 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...
  • NASCAR's Martin Truex Jr. will continue racing despite broken wrist

    NASCAR's Martin Truex Jr. will continue racing despite broken wrist
    NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. broke his right wrist in a race last weekend but will keep racing with a special cast, his team, Michael Waltrip Racing, said Tuesday. The injury occurred Saturday night when Truex's No. 56 Toyota was involved in a...
  • Brian Vickers snaps 75-race losing streak with Sprint Cup win

    LOUDON, N.H. -- Brian Vickers pulled into the lead late and took off on the green-white-checkered finish to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The surprise winner snapped a 75-race losing streak in the series with his third career Sprint Cup...
  • Brian Vickers pulls off surprise victory in Cup race at Loudon; Bowyer battles to 13th

    Brian Vickers pulls off surprise victory in Cup race at Loudon; Bowyer battles to 13th
    Surprise! The Michael Waltrip Racing driver almost everyone expected to win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway wasn’t in Victory Lane. But his part-time teammate was. Making the most of his limited stint in MWR’s No. 55 Toyota, Brian Vickers...
  • The Backstretch Blog: The Victory Lane Redemption

    The Backstretch Blog: The Victory Lane Redemption
    When ever a part time driver wins on the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, it's news. But this weekend's win by part-timer Brian Vickers is especially sweet for him and his fans, because Vickers probably shouldn't even be a part-timer to begin with. Vickers had...
  • Vickers gets full ride with Michael Waltrip Racing

    Vickers gets full ride with Michael Waltrip Racing
    Brian Vickers has been chosen the full-time driver of Michael Waltrip Racing's No. 55 Aaron's Toyota beginning next season.     Michael Waltrip Racing and Aaron's Inc. made the joint announcement official on Tuesday after months of speculation.    ...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR at Michigan, NHRA's Ron Capps and more

    Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Michigan, NHRA drag racing in Minnesota and the motocross event in Utah -- five things come to mind: 1. Clint Bowyer keeps rolling. The headlines naturally went to Joey Logano...
  • Martin released from MWR to replace Stewart, Vickers in 55 the rest of the year

    Martin released from MWR to replace Stewart, Vickers in 55 the rest of the year
    Michael Waltrip Racing announced Monday that Brian Vickers will drive the team’s No. 55 Toyota in 12 of the 13 races remaining in the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. The announcement follows the mutual decision by MWR and Aaron’s Inc. to...
  • Toyota engines ride thin line between success and failure in NASCAR

    Toyota engines ride thin line between success and failure in NASCAR
    When he watches a NASCAR race on television, Greg Scott feels his heart sink if smoke suddenly billows from the cars of Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin or some other Toyota drivers. The smoke usually means one of Toyota's engines blew up from the...