Race Blog

The Scoop: Jimmie Johnson took the field to school in Sunday's AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, leading the most laps and taking the win. Johnson, now Dover's all-time wins leader inherited the lead after a green flag pit sequence before the race's midpoint, when Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2nd) slowed to pit and missed Dover's tricky pit road. Except when Matt Kenseth (7th) lead for a while after a restart, Johnson led most of the rest of the way to score his 8th win at the track and his 5th of the season.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

The Scoop: Matt Kenseth gets it done again. The wins leader, thus the points leader entering this start to the Chase, Kenseth started the race 10th, fell back to 14th, but eventually worked into the top 5 and then the lead. The GEICO 400 started an hour late because of rain, then Joey Logano (37th) led the first 32 laps, but succumbed late in the race to engine woes. Jimmie Johnson (5th) appeared to be the car to beat, as he charged to the lead after the competition caution, but later pit stop woes set him back in the field on two different restarts.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

Not again. Radio chatter has been found by media outlets of David Gilliland's team asking driver 38 to move over to let Joey Logano gain a point.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

Trying something new here. In lieu of writing a race recap, I recorded myself giving my take and summary of the wacky race that was at Richmond.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

The Scoop: Kevin Harvick has made a playground of Nationwide Series races at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the past. The same held true for almost all of Saturday's Great Clips Grit Chips 300. Harvick led over two-thirds of the race and had the race in hand by a several second advantage over 2nd place Joey Logano (6th), when a caution flew with just over 10 laps to go for Jeff Green's wreck at the end of the frontstretch.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull