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Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened Michigan race

Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened Michigan race

June 14th, 2015 7:44 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch won his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the season, a rain-shortened event at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday that was called 62 laps short of its scheduled distance.

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Busch wins at Michigan in return to Xfinity Series

Busch wins at Michigan in return to Xfinity Series

June 13th, 2015 6:30 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

Kyle Busch returned to NASCAR's Xfinity Series on Saturday for the first time since his scary accident, and he did so with a flourish - winning at Michigan International Speedway.

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Fontaine, McCarty earn Kingsport Speedway NASCAR wins

Fontaine, McCarty earn Kingsport Speedway NASCAR wins

June 13th, 2015 5:59 pm by Staff Report

Divisional points leader Ronnie McCarty picked up his fifth victory of the season on Friday at Kingsport Speedway.

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Kahne ends long drought with Michigan pole

Kahne ends long drought with Michigan pole

June 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Associated Press

Kasey Kahne took his first NASCAR Sprint Cup pole in nearly 32 months Friday, topping qualifying at Michigan International Speedway with a lap of 201.992 mph.

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Johnson, Truex Jr. among racers testing at Darlington

Johnson, Truex Jr. among racers testing at Darlington

June 11th, 2015 9:30 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Truex Jr. led the most laps at Kansas, Charlotte and Dover yet didn't win any of them. He finally broke through this past Sunday for victory at Pocono, ending a nearly two-year drought and all but locking him into NASCAR's championship chase.

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George Diaz's NASCAR notebook

George Diaz's NASCAR notebook

June 10th, 2015 9:44 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

The issue, as always, is to make races competitive and avoid long stretches where everybody plays follow the leader. So there will be tinkering. And as always, not everyone will be happy with the tinkering.

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Appeals panel overturns P1 penalty on Johnson's team

Appeals panel overturns P1 penalty on Johnson's team

June 9th, 2015 4:31 pm by Associated Press

An appeals committee on Tuesday overturned the penalty levied against Jimmie Johnson's team for receiving two consecutive written warnings.

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Truex overcomes series of setbacks for gratifying victory

Truex overcomes series of setbacks for gratifying victory

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

It's never come easy for Martin Truex Jr., a journeyman driver who has never found the success he hoped to have at NASCAR's highest level.

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Despite another snoozer, IndyCar expected to remain a TMS staple

Despite another snoozer, IndyCar expected to remain a TMS staple

June 8th, 2015 10:11 am by By Drew Davison, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS)

It's becoming more of a question whether Texas Motor Speedway and IndyCar is the right match anymore. Another snoozer of a race Saturday, despite being the "fastest" in the track's history, brought up more concerns.

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Truex breaks through at Pocono with first win since 2013

Truex breaks through at Pocono with first win since 2013

June 7th, 2015 5:02 pm by By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps for the fourth straight race, only this time he was in front on the one that mattered most, breaking through Sunday at Pocono Raceway for his first Sprint Cup victory since 2013.

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