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Racing Legends Gather To Honor Petty, Gant

Richard Petty, left, joined son Kyle, center, N.C. Auto Racing Hall of Fame Director Don Miller, second from right, NASCAR Technical Institute Vice President John Dodson, right, and N.C. Congressman Robert Pittenger in Mooresville, N.C. on Wednesday. (Aaron Burns photo)

Harry Gant didn’t know what to think when he was informed of his being inducted into the N.C. Auto Racing Hall of Fame’s Walk of Fame in Mooresville, N.C. alongside fellow NASCAR Sprint Cup legend Lee Petty.

Hornish Will Return To Sprint Cup With RPM

Sam Hornish Jr. will come back to NASCAR Sprint Cup comptition on a full-time basis with Richard Petty Motorsports in 2015. (NASCAR photo)

Sam Hornish Jr.’s dream of returning to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series became a reality on Wednesday.

Logano Avoids Trouble, Cashes In At Kansas

Joey Logano scored his fifth Sprint Cup win of the season on Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (HHP/Christa L Thomas photo)

Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway was all about survival, and no one did it better than Joey Logano.

Crazy Eight: Harvick Wins Another Pole

Kevin Harvick won his eighth Sprint Cup pole of 2014 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. on Friday (HHP/Christa L Thomas photo)

Kevin Harvick isn’t entitled to win the pole for every NASCAR Sprint Cup series race. It just seems that way.

Kenseth’s Approach Won’t Change At Kansas

Matt Kenseth's quest for a second championship continues at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. (NASCAR photo)

Matt Kenseth hasn’t won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race this season, but don’t expect him to become much more aggressive as the Chase for the Sprint Cup continues.

BURNS: Around The Track


Jimmie Johnson was in the spotlight again at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. on Wednesday.

Pagenaud Embraces Penske Opportunity

Simon Pagenaud gets his point across Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (David E. Heithaus photo)

Simon Pagenaud’s season in the Verizon IndyCar Series has been over for almost a month, but his schedule heated up on Monday.

Jones Leads KBM 1-2 Finish At Las Vegas

Erik Jones claimed his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win on Friday night at Iowa Speedway. (Al Steinberg photo)

Erik Jones didn’t have the fastest truck at the beginning of Saturday’s Rhino Linings 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, but some good adjustments and sound driving put him in Victory Lane at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Track Position Fuels Busch To NNS Victory

Kyle Busch celebrated with Miles the Monster on Saturday at Dover (Del.) Int'l Speedway after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series' Dover 200. (Dave Moulthrop photo)

All Kyle Busch needed to collect his fifth NASCAR Nationwide Series win of the season on Saturday was good track position and clean air.

BURNS: Around The Track


Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Change is coming to NASCAR’s premier series.


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