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  • Hoosier Ryan Newman wins Brickyard 400 at Indy; Bowyer is 20th

    Hoosier Ryan Newman wins Brickyard 400 at Indy; Bowyer is 20th
    Ryan Newman fulfilled the childhood dream of so many who grew up in Indiana - winning at storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway.     The driver from South Bend ended a 49-race losing streak with Sunday's victory at the Brickyard, and he did it by beating...
  • Ryan Newman wins Brickyard 400; slow pit stop costs Jimmie Johnson

    Ryan Newman wins Brickyard 400; slow pit stop costs Jimmie Johnson
    INDIANAPOLIS — A scenario familiar to NASCAR fans was playing out yet again Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson was on a roll. Seeking a record fifth Brickyard 400 win, the five-time Sprint Cup champion again had the dominant car...
  • Post-race inspection: Five takeaways from weekend's motor racing

    Post-race inspection: Five takeaways from weekend's motor racing
    1. Ryan Newman earns the never-give-up award. After hearing he'll lose his ride with Stewart-Haas Racing next year, Newman won the pole position in record time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then captured his first Brickyard 400. Just as impressive...
  • 2013 Brickyard 400 TV schedule on ESPN

     
    2013 Brickyard 400 TV schedule on ESPN: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the legendary 2.5-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard 400 on Sunday, July 28. SEE ALSO: 2013 NASCAR TV schedule FREE 2013 NASCAR printable TV schedule The...
  • ESPN's Bestwick ready for "something kind of crazy" at Pocono on Sunday

    Allen Bestwick has noticed something unique about the two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races each summer at Pocono Raceway. "At Pocono, it seems like when one race is kind of tame, the other one gets kind of crazy," Bestwick, ESPN's lead voice for Sunday's...
  • Record laps give Jimmie Johnson pole; Bowyer starts 16th

    Record laps give Jimmie Johnson pole; Bowyer starts 16th
    The clouds rolled in right on cue and Jimmie Johnson rolled out to the grid -- late to Friday's qualifying session at Pocono Raceway. Inspection issues delayed Johnson's arrival at the head of the qualifying queue and just may have been a contributing...
  • Kahne beats teammate Gordon in two-lap dash for Pocono win; Bowyer 14th

    Kahne beats teammate Gordon in two-lap dash for Pocono win; Bowyer 14th
    Taking advantage of a caution, Kasey Kahne buried his car into Turn 1 with two laps left and grabbed a win from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon in Sunday's GoBowling.com NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.    Kahne picked up his...
  • NASCAR's Tony Stewart breaks leg in sprint-car race in Iowa [Updated]

    NASCAR driver Tony Stewart broke his right leg Monday night while competing in a sprint-car race in Iowa, his Stewart-Haas Racing team said. Stewart is a three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and was in contention for a fourth, but he'll miss the...
  • The Backstretch Blog: It's Tricky

    The Backstretch Blog: It's Tricky
    Weren't we just in Pocono? It certainly feels like it.  Such is the NASCAR scedule. But even though the Sprint Cup series was just at the Tricky Triangle in June,  it doesn't race exactly the same. "A few weeks ago when we were at Pocono, I feel like...
  • The Backstretch Blog: The Wizards of Oz

    The Backstretch Blog: The Wizards of Oz
    When it comes to Kansas Speedway there seems to two types of drivers, the ones that are good there and everyone else. It's always the same cast of characters in the front of the pack. Jimmie Johnson has two wins, as does Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Greg...
  • Actor-comedian Dane Cook to be the grand marshal for NASCAR race at Pocono

     
    Actor-comedian Dane Cook is coming to Pocono to promote his new movie "Disney's Planes" and to get the Aug. 4 NASCAR race, called the GoBowling.com 400, started. Cook has been named the grand marshal for the race and follows in the footsteps of other...
  • Marcos Ambrose takes Cup pole at Watkins Glen; Clint Bowyer is second

    Marcos Ambrose takes Cup pole at Watkins Glen; Clint Bowyer is second
    Marcos Ambrose has won the Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen International for the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen on Sunday.     It was the third career pole for Ambrose, who has won the past two Cup races at The Glen. He turned a fast lap of 128.281 mph...