Tag: speed

Martin Truex Jr. victorious in Charlotte

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Martin Truex Jr. victorious in Charlotte

To put it simply, Martin Truex Jr. has been on rails this season. Heading into this weekend, the Mayetta, NJ native had accumulated five wins and led over 1,800 laps. The Furniture Row Racing team has seemed invincible, bringing un-paralled speed to each track on the circuit. But for a majority of the weekend at Charlotte […]

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Denny Hamlin captures pole on a treacherous day at Charlotte

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Denny Hamlin captures pole on a treacherous day at Charlotte

Bank of America 500 race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway kicked off to a hazardous start on Friday. In efforts to help improve the on-track action at the facility, Charlotte Motor Speedway put down a special sticky substance in the turns to try and help widen out the groove. The substance, most commonly called PJ1, […]

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Denny Hamlin salvages Darlington win

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Denny Hamlin salvages Darlington win

With just over 50 laps to go in Sunday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, Denny Hamlin had seemingly thrown away his chances at victory. Hamlin, playing a risky strategy game, stayed out on the race track longer than the rest of the front-runners in order to ensure that he would have enough fuel to finish the […]

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Kyle Larson sweeps the weekend in California

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kyle Larson sweeps the weekend in California

Kyle Larson entered Sunday’s race at Auto Club Speedway riding a three race streak of runner-up finishes, but after 400 miles of racing, he’s finally able to take off the bridesmaids dress. Larson led the field to the green flag in Sunday’s Auto Club 400, and it didn’t take long for the action to start […]

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Brad Keselowski grabs the pole in Sin City

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Brad Keselowski grabs the pole in Sin City

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has traveled out to Las Vegas for the first of three races on the West Coast, and Brad Keselowski picked up right where he left off on the East Coast. Qualifying for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway took place on Friday evening. Keselowski and his No.2 […]

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Kevin Harvick goes too fast in Atlanta

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kevin Harvick goes too fast in Atlanta

Kevin Harvick and his Stewart-Haas Racing team tried their best to put on a flawless clinic in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. The No.4 Jimmy Johns Ford was freaky fast all throughout the race, leading 292 laps of the 325 laps. But unbeknownst to Harvick at the time, his clinic wasn’t going to stay […]

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Carl Edwards gets redemption at Texas

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Carl Edwards gets redemption at Texas

Mother Nature forced NASCAR to call last year’s Chase race at Phoenix early – seemingly ending Carl Edwards championship hopes. Flash forward almost one full year later to the rain-plagued Chase race at Texas Motor Speedway, and the outcome is much different for the Columbia, MO native. NASCAR headed to the Lone Star State for […]

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Martin Truex Jr. captures storybook Southern 500 victory

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Martin Truex Jr. captures storybook Southern 500 victory

DARLINGTON, SC – In need of a storybook event? Look no further than the 2016 Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. The entire NASCAR world took a step back into the past for Sunday night’s Sprint Cup Series race. A large majority of the cars were adorned in throwback paint schemes, honoring those who had […]

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Martin Truex Jr. captures the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Martin Truex Jr. captures the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, North Carolina – Mayetta, New Jersey native Martin Truex Jr. laid down the fastest lap in the final round of NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying on Thursday night, capturing the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. In Thursday’s lone practice session, the No.78 Bass Pro Shops Toyota wound up seventh, giving the team confidence in potentially […]

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Keselowski wins wild race in Las Vegas

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Keselowski wins wild race in Las Vegas

Brad Keselowski hit the jackpot and took home the checkered flag Sunday in one of the wackiest races in NASCAR history. Las Vegas is known for being a place full of surprises and unknowns, and everyone in the racing world saw it come to fruition on Sunday. It has become a commonplace that if NASCAR […]

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Kurt Busch grabs hometown pole

| March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kurt Busch grabs hometown pole

On a picturesque desert evening, hometown boy Kurt Busch ran a picture-perfect lap in the final round of NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying to earn the pole for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Busch did more than just put his No.41 Monster Energy machine on the pole. In the first round of […]

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Johnson gambles his way to Atlanta victory

| February 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Johnson gambles his way to Atlanta victory

NASCAR heads to Las Vegas next weekend, but today in Atlanta, @JimmieJohnson proved that a gamble can pay off anywhere. The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 started off with a lot of anticipation, being the first 1.5-mile race with the new 2016 low-downforce package. The package was hoped to bring back tire conservation, loose racecars, […]

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Charlotte Nights: The Ballad of Dylan Lupton

| October 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
Charlotte Nights: The Ballad of Dylan Lupton

Dylan Lupton, an ambitious 21-year-old college student attending the University of North Carolina at Charlotte lives a double life; half student, half professional Nascar driver. Lupton is a finance major born and raised in Sacramento, Calif. Currently placing in the top 10 for almost every race this season, Lupton competes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, which […]

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Kickin’ asphalt week six: whoa, we’re halfway there

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kickin’ asphalt week six: whoa, we’re halfway there

“Whoa! Livin’ on a prayer!” I thought a Bon Jovi reference was quite appropriate for this week as I am actually half way through my training schedule. To be completely honest, I am surprised that I have stuck with it for this long. I thought I would have gotten really frustrated and quit by now […]

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