Race Blog

The Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway provided much of the fender-banging, close quarters, tempers flaring, gut punching racing action and drama predicted for NASCAR's opening Eliminator Round short track race. Dale Earnhardt Jr. can strap a grandfather clock on the back of the No. 88 National Guard Chevy, as the recently-eliminated former Chase driver took his 4th win of the season and and first at NASCAR's oldest track.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

The GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway had ended. NASCAR's 12 Chase drivers were all corralled on pit road and that's where the media sat. The scheduled race was 188 laps, but late cautions sent the race to lap 193. Terry Labonte got to drive 13.3 more miles before the denouement of his Sprint Cup Series career and dismounted from his car quietly, having a few words with crew chief and car owner Frankie Stoddard.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

Brad Keselowski radioed his Team Penske crew after Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway race and said he never cries, but this time he might come close. Dale Earnhardt Jr. (31st), Jimmie Johnson (24th), Kasey Kahne (12th), and Kyle Busch (40th) probably were close to crying for different reasons.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

Saturday's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway did not disappoint in delivering drama.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull

"Whatever Team Penske's drinking - I'll have some of that." The Roger Penske duo is hooked up in this 2014 Sprint Chase for the Cup. Joey Logano is the torchbearer of the white shirt brigade now, pretty much dominating the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway - especially the second half.

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Posted by Doug Turnbull