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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bowyer, 15 other teams fail Daytona inspection

    Bowyer, 15 other teams fail Daytona inspection
    Sixteen cars failed inspection before Thursday's Sprint Cup practice at Daytona International Speedway.     NASCAR confiscated the teams' roof flaps, which are designed to keep cars on the ground during spins and wrecks at high speeds, for further...
  • Busch and Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for JGR; Bowyer will start third

    Busch and Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for JGR; Bowyer will start third
    Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth swept the front row for Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway.     Busch turned a lap at 193.723 mph in Friday qualifying to win the pole. Kenseth was second at 193.299.     Clint...
  • Matt Every leads Greenbrier Classic; Phil Mickelson misses cut

    Matt Every shot an eight-under 62 on Friday for a one-stroke lead over five other players midway through the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Every is at nine under for the tournament, one stroke in front of Russell Henley (65), Bill...
  • Bowyer picks up another sponsor for 2013

    Bowyer picks up another sponsor for 2013
    Michael Waltrip Racing announced Friday that PEAK Motor Oil will become a primary sponsor on Clint Bowyer’s No. 15 Toyota for three races in each of the next three NASCAR Sprint Cup seasons. MWR will also feature PEAK Motor Oil as an associate...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

    The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch
    Well as we all know by now, Clint Bowyer has made the chase. And I know I have said it before, but it really is remarkable feet for a driver with a new team and a team that has no history in the chase whatsoever. "It's so much fun to be a part of the...
  • Ageless Mark Martin wins Cup pole at Michigan

    Ageless Mark Martin wins Cup pole at Michigan
    Carl Edwards joked that he played with Mark Martin toys as a child. But it was Martin, 53, who had the last laugh Friday, as he blew away the rest of the field in qualifying for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan...
  • Racer from Hoxie earns chance of a lifetime

    Racer from Hoxie earns chance of a lifetime
    As Chris Heim continues to race and win on the short tracks of Western Kansas, he dreams of something more. "My goal is to get as far as I possibly can you know," Heim said. "Everybody's goal has got to be NASCAR I'd think. But it's hard to get there....