Rowdy Rolls In Opening Daytona 500 Practice

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice is in the books. Featuring new driver and team combinations, revamped paint schemes and reorganized crews, the opening practice for the Daytona 500 didn’t lack in excitement as Joe Gibbs Racing’s four-car fleet led the session at Daytona International Speedway.

PIKE: A Letter To Anthony Wayne, Part II – Leave The Ears On The Dog

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In part two of a special five-part series, our James Pike looks back on his memories of the second stage of Tony Stewart’s colorful career, including his 2005 win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and subsequent series championship.

NSCS: Joe Gibbs Racing Brimming With Confidence as 2016 NASCAR Season Looms Large

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Bob Leverone/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year or so, you are well aware that Kyle Busch rebounded from serious leg injuries sustained in a February crash at Daytona International Speedway and won the Sprint Cup Series championship …

NSCS: Bluegrass Bandit; Kyle Busch Storms to Second Cup Win of 2015 at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Any doubts about Kyle Busch’s ability to give himself the best possible chance to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup were erased Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway. The younger Busch brother, who missed the first 11 events of …

NSCS: Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs Receiving Treatment for Brian Issues

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — Joe Gibbs Racing announces today that J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing, is starting treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function. Gibbs has undergone a series of tests after experiencing a gradual onset of symptoms that includes speech and processing issues. Gibbs’ doctors believe …

NXS: Joe Gibbs Racing Names Substitute Drivers For Kyle Busch in No. 54 Toyota

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – official team release – Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) confirmed Monday that Denny Hamlin will fill in for Kyle Busch behind the wheel of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry in this weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway and in four subsequent events. Kyle Busch …

NSCS: David Ragan Named Substitute Driver for Injured Kyle Busch

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – official team release – Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo – Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday that David Ragan will fill in for Kyle Busch behind the wheel of the No. 18 M&Ms Crispy Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series beginning with this weekend’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch was released this morning from …

NSCS: Super Sub; Crafton Salvages Solid Day in Fill-In Role for Kyle Busch

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo – While it was not the circumstances he wanted to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in, defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton played the role of “Super Sub” for the injured Kyle …

NSCS: Unlimited Action; Kenseth Scores Sprint Unlimited Win Amidst Post-Race Drama

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Recap by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo – Amidst torn up racecars, post-race tempers and a nail biting finish, Matt Kenseth returned to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Victory Lane for the first time since Speedweeks a season ago during Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway. Kenseth …