NSCS: From The Pole, To The Win; Joey Logano Locks Into Chase, Scores Victory at Michigan

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Coors Light Pole Award winner Joey Logano soared to victory Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, notching his first win of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Logano led 138 of the 200 laps, guiding the Team Penske No. 22 Ford to a victory over runner-up Chase Elliott on the 2-mile track.

I on Motorsports: Three Good Reasons to Love Memorial Day Sunday

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Memorial Day Weekend got off to a thrilling Friday start when Dean Stoneman, whose body was riddled with cancer in 2011, won the Freedom 100 by 24 ten thousandths of a second over Ed Jones in the closest finish in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history.

NSCS: From The Front; Martin Truex Jr. Scores Coors Light Pole for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — The question Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway was — would this finally be the weekend Martin Truex Jr. puts a whole race together and drives into victory lane? It’s possible. And leaving the track Thursday, he’s got the weekend …

Kyle’s Corner: Johnson’s Texas Win Opens Up the Chase Grid

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Column by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Brad Keselowski dominated Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas, but it wasn’t enough. His 312 laps led didn’t include leading the final one, and he came home runner-up to eventual race winner Jimmie Johnson. The two battled …

NSCS: Four-In-A-Row; Johnson Spoils Chase Party with Another Texas Victory

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Chris Graythen/Getty Images North America photo — Brad Keselowski showed the way most of Sunday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway. He won the pole, led 312 of the race’s 334 laps and appeared to be punching his ticket to the Championship Round at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Six-time …

NSCS: Keselowski Quick, Penske Driver Tops First Cup Practice at Texas

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — official series release — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Brad Keselowski rose to the top of the leaderboard in opening NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. Keselowski drove the Team Penske No. 2 Ford to a best lap of 197.059 mph around the 1.5-mile track in preparation for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 (2 p.m. ET, NBC, PRN, …

NSCS: No Signs of Slowing Down; Logano Wins Pole for Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — official series release — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Too much emphasis is put on track position and pit stall selection at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR’s smallest track, and Joey Logano will start Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 (1:15 p.m. ET, NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM) will the best of both after winning the Coors Light Pole Award with the fastest speed in …

NSCS: Penske Speed Shows; Keselowski Earns Second Pole of 2015 at Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — The speed stayed in Brad Keselowski’s No. 2 Miller Lite Ford from practice to qualifying Friday at Kansas Speedway. Keselowski took the first and final rounds of qualifying to score his second pole of 2015 and starts on point …

NXS: Top of the Heap; Points Leader Buescher Paces First Kansas Practice

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — official series release — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR XFINITY Series points leader Chris Buescher topped the leaderboard at Kansas Speedway early in Friday’s opening practice and remained there for the remainder of the 50-minute session. Buescher propelled his No. 60 Roush=Fenway Racing Ford to a fast lap of 181.251 mph around the 1.5-mile tri-oval to …

NXS: Home-State Pride; Wisconsin’s Paul Menard Holds Off Ryan Blaney for Road America XFINITY Win

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jonathan Moore/Getty Images North America photo — There’s no better coming-home party than taking a trip to victory lane. Eau Claire, Wisconsin’s Paul Menard held off a hard-charging Ryan Blaney in the final four laps to win Saturday’s Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville. Menard …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Going Home; Cup Crew Chief Todd Gordon’s Roots Go Back to New York

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y — Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — NASCARmedia.com audio — NASCAR Sprint Cup crew chief Todd Gordon led Joey Logano and the No. 22 team to the championship four last season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The end result didn’t pan out, but the organization rebounded to kick …