Jeff Burton

Biffle, Hendrick, Danica highlight NASCAR storylines in Michigan

Through the Gears: Four things we learned in the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan
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<p> Reaction from Greg Biffle's win in NASCAR's Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan Interantional Speedway.</p>

Greg Biffle’s 19th career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory Sunday brought him into a tie on the all-time list with Dale Earnhardt Jr., the man most pundits claimed was supposed to win in the Irish Hills. It was like “Opposite Day” come to life, considering the two couldn’t be more different. Earnhardt, revered through his personality and last name, is the sport’s most popular driver. The whole grandstand shakes the second they see him in position to lead a lap.

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David Smith crunches the numbers for the STP 400
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<p> David Smith crunches the numbers and finds the key NASCAR stats for the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway.</p>

Kansas Speedway was the site for . On a newly paved surface with an unfamiliar tire compound, the race offered drama (Jimmie Johnson crashing), comedy (Danica Patrick attempting to wreck Landon Cassill, but wrecking herself instead) and action (Matt Kenseth stormed to the front late in the race – there is more on this below – to scoop up the surprise win).

Jeff Burton: 2013 NASCAR Driver Profile

Release Date: 
Fri, 2013-02-15 00:01
Driver Profile Year: 
2013
Owner: 
Richard Childress
Team Name: 
Richard Childress Racing
Manufacturer: 
Chevrolet
Sponsor: 
Caterpillar/Cheerios
Driver Rank: 
16
Car Number: 
31
Crew Chief: 
Luke Lambert

2013 Spin
If it’s true that absence makes the heart grow fonder, then Jeff Burton should be feeling pretty good. After a dismal 2012 (only six top 10s), the driver and Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 team have several things going for them in 2013 — including a new presence on top of the pit box.

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Jeff Burton
Previews, predictions and stats for Jeff Burton and the No. 31 team

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Pennell’s Picks: Fantasy NASCAR Trends at Bristol

Jay Pennell looks at favorites and darkhorses for the Bristol Night Race
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<p> Athlon Sports contributor Jay Pennell looks at favorites and darkhorses for Saturday's Bristol Night Race NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Bristol Motor Speedway.</p>
2012

The Race for the Chase is heating up and after two weeks of late-race drama the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Thunder Valley for the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

When the series hits the high-banks, it will be on a much different racing surface than the drivers have been accustomed to over the past few seasons. After the 2007 reconfiguration of the track, progressive banking was added in the corners, allowing for multiple grooves and two- and three-wide racing.

Keselowski: Could different tires improve racing in NASCAR?

The Long and Short of It
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<p> Could NASCAR take a page from Formula 1 and IndyCar's playbook and institute hard- and soft-compound tires? Brad Keselowski thinks it could work while others, including Mark Martin and Jeff Burton, aren't so sure.</p>
2012

Brad Keselowski isn’t afraid to question why something is or isn’t done in NASCAR. He’s inquisitive, reflective and thoughtful. Some ideas lead to fruitful discussions and some don’t.

Either way, Keselowski looks ahead, never satisfied with what is happening. It doesn’t mean he has the right answers for every issue or that every idea is wrong. What he does is make others ponder issues he raises.

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