Race Blog

In A Nutshell: Short tracks often bring out the best racing and thus, sometimes, the worst tempers. This was very true in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway Saturday. Joey Logano led multiple times, but scooted past a furious battle between Matt Kenseth (5th, 35 laps led), Jeff Gordon (2nd, led 143 laps), and Brad Keselowski (4th, led 117 laps) to win for the 2nd time this season, the first time in his career he has won multiple races in the same year.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

O' CAPTAIN! OUR Captain!

Friday, April 18, 2014

WSB's Erick Erickson Tweeted these opening lines to Walt Whitman's famous poem just a couple of hours after WSB and Metro Atlanta got punched in the gut Saturday afternoon. As many of you know, Captain Herb Emory died of a heart attack while directing traffic for a serious crash that happened in front of his house.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

In a Nutshell: Seven winners, seven races. Yikes. Could a win really not guarantee a driver a team a Chase spot? Probably not - but the possibility is intriguing. Nevertheless, Joey Logano at least very much helped his No. 22 Penske team's chances at a second-straight NASCAR playoff berth, by winning Monday's Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull