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Johnson wins rain-delayed Cup race at Kansas

Johnson wins rain-delayed Cup race at Kansas

May 10th, 2015 1:50 am by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Jimmie Johnson stayed on the track during a late caution to take over the lead, then held off hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.

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'Madhouse' Modified veteran Myers take wild win at Kingsport Speedway - VIDEO

May 9th, 2015 4:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

Having already conquered "The Madhouse", Walnut Cove, N.C. racer Jason Myers proved worthy at the "Concrete Jungle" as well, winning a wild KOMA Unwind Modified Madness Series 125 at Kingsport Speedway Friday night.

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Logano wins pole for night race at Kansas Speedway

Logano wins pole for night race at Kansas Speedway

May 8th, 2015 8:40 pm by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Joey Logano drove his No. 22 Ford to a fast lap of 192.397 mph in the final qualifying round Friday, easily topping Kasey Kahne and Brad Keselowski to earn the pole for the Sprint Cup race Saturday night.

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Q-and-A with 18-year-old NASCAR driver Erik Jones

Q-and-A with 18-year-old NASCAR driver Erik Jones

May 8th, 2015 9:51 am by By David Scott, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

Erik Jones, an 18-year-old driver from Michigan, will make his first Sprint Cup start Saturday in Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 18 Toyota in the Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas Speedway.

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Winning streaks end for Harrell, Helton at Kingsport Speedway - VIDEO

May 7th, 2015 3:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

John Harrell led most of the 30-lap Street Stock race, although he never was able to shake Alan Rich, who hounded Harrell's back bumper - especially in the waning laps.

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Column: Earnhardt back in victory lane and happier than ever

Column: Earnhardt back in victory lane and happier than ever

May 7th, 2015 9:46 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Rebuilding NASCAR's most popular driver was a lengthy process that took a firm commitment from Rick Hendrick and a ton of patience from Earnhardt's rabid fan base.

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'Super Glue': McCarty leads flag-to-flag for second Kingsport Speedway win - VIDEO

May 6th, 2015 8:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

Kingsport racer Ronnie McCarty said it felt like he had "Super Glue" on his tires Friday night after leading flag-to-flag en route to his second Late Model victory of the season at Kingsport Speedway.

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Chase Elliott gets NAPA sponsorship on No. 24 car in 2016

Chase Elliott gets NAPA sponsorship on No. 24 car in 2016

May 6th, 2015 10:35 am by Associated Press

Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday that NAPA has signed a three-year deal to be the majority sponsor for Elliott, who will replace four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet next season.

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Petty hires Manion as Hornish crew chief

Petty hires Manion as Hornish crew chief

May 6th, 2015 12:45 am by Associated Press

Richard Petty Motorsports hired Kevin "Bono" Manion to crew chief Sam Hornish Jr. beginning this weekend at Kansas Speedway, the NASCAR team announced Tuesday.

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Edwards and Kenseth question lack of caution at end of race

Edwards and Kenseth question lack of caution at end of race

May 4th, 2015 11:32 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth were both frustrated with the end of the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where NASCAR's decision not to throw a caution allowed drivers to speed past Edwards' spinning car.

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