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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The story of the season has been about Stewart-Haas Racing’s winning ways. For pole sitter Kurt Busch, it appeared he had the car to finally snap a 54-race winless streak and give the team its eighth win of the season. That all ended when a pit miscue cost him several track positions and he ultimately wound up eighth in Sunday’s Foxwood Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. With 74 laps to go, Busch relinquished second and made his penultimate pit stop under green.Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N.H. – In a race that saw many of the usual suspects go into hiding in the closing laps, Matt Kenseth battled to the front of the field from the 18th starting position and pulled away after a late restart to win Sunday’s New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Winning for the second time this season and for the third time at the Magic Mile, Kenseth crossed the finish line 1.982 seconds ahead of Tony Stewart, who solidified his position inRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor The pressure on the shoulders of Alex Bowman must have been immense all week long, but you wouldn’t have been able to tell as the young driver from Tucson, Arizona looked calm, cool and collected while driving in relief of NASCAR’s most popular driver — Dale Earnhardt Jr. Bowman got the call mid-week to run the Sprint Cup Series race for Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 88 team, after Earnhardt found out that what he believed to be a sinus infection was actually symptoms of a concussionRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor For the past three years, Tony Stewart seemed to be a punchline of many jokes in the NASCAR circle. However, after how Stewart has performed over the last month, not many competitors who are vying to hoist this season’s Sprint Cup trophy are laughing anymore. Stewart looks focused, determined and the 45-year old driver showed his competitive spirit again in the New Hampshire 301 on Sunday. Stewart started the day from the 12th position, and he held serve by the time the competition caution came out on lap 35. UnderRead More