With no points at stake and thus no possible affect on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings, the Sprint All-Star race has become known for some exciting racing with teams fighting for the one million dollar prize.
This year’s Sprint All-Star race was run in five segments. The first four were each 20 laps in length and new for this year is that the winner of each segment guarantees himself a spot in the top four when the cars come down pit road for a mandatory pit stop prior to a final 10-lap sprint to the checkered flag. Read more
It was a strong night for Joe Gibbs Racing on what is widely considered to be one of the most difficult tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Circuit having earned the reputation as the track “too tough to tame.”
JGR raced inside the top ten all night and when the Bojangles Southern 500 had concluded all three of their teams earned finishes in the top ten, with Denny Hamlin second, Kyle Busch fourth, and Joey Logano tenth. Read more
Joey Logano captured victory in the VFW SportClips Help a Hero 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Darlington on Friday night! It was Logano’s second win of the season and the first time Dollar General has visited victory lane with JGR. Denny Hamlin dominated for much of the race, but a late race tangle between Elliott Sadler and Logano and engine woes forced Hamlin to settle for second-place in the No. 18 SportClips Toyota. Brian Scott capped off a great night for JGR by finishing 7th in his No. 11 Dollar General Toyota.
The 2.66 mile Superspeedway of Talladega invites tight racing and high speeds leaving all involved to hold their breath in hoping to avoid the big accidents.
For most of the day Joe Gibbs Racing was able to avoid any major incidents, but as is often the cause at Talladega the accidents grew in number as the number of laps remaining dwindled. Unfortunately Hamlin and Logano were unable to steer clear of the trouble, while teammate Kyle Busch was able to survive all the carnage for a strong second-place finish. Read more
Much like his teammate Denny Hamlin did just one week ago in Kansas, Kyle Busch patiently raced inside the top five all night, then received a phenomenal pit stop from his crew and drove away over the final laps to win tonight’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Capital City 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
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