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Salem-News.com (Aug-17-2014 15:50)
NASCAR: Jeff Gordon Wins at MichiganSalem-News.com Sports
Kevin Harvick placed second, 1.413 seconds behind Gordon.
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Jeff Gordon passed Joey Logano on a restart with 17 laps to go and held off the field to win the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.
Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2014 07:25)
Jeff Gordon on Pole in Michigan; Sets New Track RecordSalem-News.com Sports
Joey Logano will start second, followed by Carl Edwards, Brian Vickers, and Brad Keselowski round out the top five.
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With a lighting fast new track record at Michigan International Speedway, Jeff Gordon earned his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light pole of the season Friday afternoon after turning a lap of 34.857 seconds at 206.558 miles per hour, ahead of Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 (1:00 p.m. ET on ESPN).
Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2014 07:14)
NASCAR: Drivers Must Stay in Cars after on Track IncidentsSalem-News.com Sports
The new rule puts into the books something that had "been informal, just an understanding," said Robin Pemberton, NASCAR's vice president of competition and racing development. after on track incidents
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NASCAR on Friday said it would forbid drivers from getting out of their cars during caution periods following an on-track fatality last weekend when three-time champion Tony Stewart struck another driver.
Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2014 15:21)
NASCAR: Tony Stewart Will Not Race at MichiganSalem-News.com Sports
Earlier this week, Stewart canceled plans to race at Plymouth Speedway (in Indiana) this weekend.
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Tony Stewart will not drive this weekend in the Sprint Cup Series at Michigan International Speedway. Instead, Jeff Burton will drive the No. 14 Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing at the 2-mile track.
Salem-News.com (Aug-10-2014 05:40)
UPDATE: Tony Stewart Out of Sunday`s Race after Hitting, Killing Other DriverSalem-News.com Sports
Greg Zipadelli has announced that Tony Stewart will not race today. Regan Smith will run the #14 car today at Watkins Glen.
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Tony Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver with his sprint car late Saturday night during a dirt-track race at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park, the Ontario County Sheriff's Department announced early Sunday morning.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2014 17:30)
NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gets Season Sweep at PoconoSalem-News.com Sports
Almost from the outset, Sunday’s 400-miler was a battle of pit strategies regarding fuel strategy and tires.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. realized that it took a bit of luck for him to win at Pocono Raceway in June.
Salem-News.com (Aug-01-2014 15:21)
NASCAR: Rookie Kyle Larson Wins Pocono PoleSalem-News.com Sports
Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch, and Jeff Gordon round out the top five.
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Kyle Larson won the Coors Light Pole Award on Friday afternoon at Pocono Raceway, turning a record-setting lap of 183.438 mph in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying.
Salem-News.com (Jul-27-2014 18:52)
NASCAR: Jeff Gordon Scores Record Win #5 at IndySalem-News.com Sports
Twenty years removed from his victory in the inaugural Brickyard 400, Gordon finished 2.325 seconds ahead of Kyle Busch who with teammates Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth finished 2-3-4.
As he crossed the yard of bricks, and the significance of his fifth victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway hit him like a ton of bricks, Jeff Gordon reveled in the moment that propelled him to victory in the Crown Royal presents, The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard.
Salem-News.com (Jul-27-2014 08:50)
NASCAR: Carl Edwards Out at Roush Fenway Racing in 2015Salem-News.com Sports
Edwards, 34, has competed in Sprint Cup for Roush Fenway since 2004. He has 23 wins and has finished fourth or higher in points four times.
Carl Edwards will not be a part of the Roush Fenway Racing driver lineup for 2015, according to team officials.
Salem-News.com (Jul-26-2014 18:35)
NASCAR: Dillion Fights Off Busch to Win Indy Nationwide RaceSalem-News.com Sports
Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick, and Joey Logano rounded out the top five.
Ty Dillon held off a charging Kyle Busch in the closing laps of the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he had to win the first NASCAR Nationwide Series race of his career with a fuel cell approaching empty.