Race Blog

The Scoop: NASCAR's longest race is 600 miles for a reason. A great deal of the night's carnage took place in those last 100 laps, as several wrecks on restarts took out lead lap cars. Kasey Kahne stayed in front of that mess to lead most laps in the race (161).

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

The Scoop: Kurt and Kyle Busch were the class of the field in the Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but pit stops after Segment 4 in the main event put Kasey Kahne and three-time All-Star winner Jimmie Johnson up from front for the final 10-lap sprint to the checkers.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

You want to see drivers mix it up don't you? You hate when they finish 4th and talk about "having a good points day." You complain about boring racing and drivers not trying hard enough. Yet you have a problem with Kyle Busch's tactics going for the win in Saturday's Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

The Scoop: David Ragan notched his 2nd career victory and the first win for Front Row Motorsports in Sunday's Aaron's 499. The Unadilla, Georgia driver surged from 8th to 1st in the final two laps, slam drafting leader Carl Edwards, pushing him loose, and then swinging into the lead with a push from teammate David Gilliland, who finished 2nd.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

The Scoop: Rain pushed back the start of the race three hours, darkness shortened it by about 10 laps, and a last lap crash shortened it even a few yards less. The Aaron's 312 saw defending race winner Joey Logano lead the most laps and barely lose the race to Kasey Kahne and winner Regan Smith.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull