Gordon Scores Victory, Keselowski Becomes Champion

Keselowski Celebrates First Sprint Cup Championship
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By Jason Schultz

A new champion has been crowned – Brad Keselowski is now on top of the world as the new Sprint Cup Series Champion.

After three full-time seasons in the Sprint Cup Series, Keselowski is now the champion. More notably, Roger Penske is finally a Sprint Cup Series Championship winning owner after forty plus years in the sport. Keselowski raced his race all afternoon and he, his team and owner were rewarded with a championship. Continue reading

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Gordon Breaks The Unspoken Rule – Suspension?

By Jordan Dodson

Sunday’s race at Phoenix International Raceway may have included a bigger story than the Chase battle itself. That story involved a fight that ensued after Jeff Gordon intentionally wrecked Clint Bowyer with two laps to go.

Gordon, frustrated from a disappointing season, had the last straw when Bowyer made contact with him and blew out Gordon’s tire late in Sunday’s race. That contact was one of many between the two drivers this season and Gordon was going to have no more of it, or so he thought. Gordon decided to limp around until Bowyer caught back up and then Gordon showed his displeasure by driving Bowyer down onto the apron and into the wall, taking out both cars and the innocent victim of Joey Logano. Continue reading

Harvick Takes Wild Race at Phoenix

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By Jason Schultz

Wild.

That’s the only word to describe Sunday’s race in Phoenix. It was by far the wackiest race of the season. Continue reading

NASCAR News & Views – Volume 51 – November 5 – 11, 2012

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Chase Tracker – The Contenders after Martinsville

By Jordan Dodson and Sharon Burton

Martinsville Speedway is known for exciting races and shaking things up and Sunday’s Tums Fast Relief 500 lived up to expectations.

Chase drivers knew Sunday’s race could make or break their season and for some, their 2012 Chase hopes diminished. Two contenders are still clinging to their chances in the next three Chase events, while two other drivers came out on top, fighting for the Sprint Cup championship top spot, while yet another driver lost their chance to compete for the coveted title. Continue reading

Johnson Survives Late Restarts for Martinsville Win

Johnson celebrates his Martinsville Victory
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By Jason Schultz

A miraculous driving job by Jimmie Johnson allowed him and his No.48 team to celebrate in victory lane Sunday afternoon in Martinsville.

Jimmie Johnson drove  the dominant car of the day and some excellent pit road performance by his crew put Johnson out front at the end. Johnson held off Kyle Busch on the final few laps for the victory. Continue reading