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Matt Taliaferro
Not long ago, Sonoma Raceway was owned by drivers Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart who, between 1998-2006, won seven of the nine NASCAR Sprint Cup races at the 1.99-mile road course. Road-racing aces like Robby Gordon and Juan Pablo Montoya were the...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Matt Taliaferro
At no point in the last decade has winning a Sprint Cup Series race at the Michigan International Speedway been of more importance in the NASCAR ranks. A renewed emphasis on “manufacturer” over “car number” or “driver” — largely at the behest of...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Matt Taliaferro
Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 Lowe’s team showed up to Pocono Raceway with something to prove. After being penalized for jumping a restart the previous weekend in the 400-miler at Dover that cost the team a victory, Johnson was all business as...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Matt Taliaferro
Jimmie Johnson capped off a dominant weekend at Martinsville Speedway in a familiar way: by celebrating in Victory Lane. The Hendrick Motorsports driver won his eighth career NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the half-mile Virginia short track on Sunday...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Matt Taliaferro
It’s said that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is off to the best start of his 14-year NASCAR Sprint Cup career. The 38-year-old has recorded top-10 finishes in each of the first five events, averaging a 4.4-place finish, and leads the point standings...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Matt Taliaferro
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has assumed the top spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup point standings, but it's defending champion Brad Keselowski who finds himself atop the Athlon Sports Horsepower Rankings. 1. Brad Keselowski If not for an overheating...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Matt Taliaferro
After leading the most laps last weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway only to run second to Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne felt he had something to prove on Sunday. And with Bristol Motor Speedway being the next stop on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule,...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago