NSCS: Kyle Busch Headed to Backup Car Following Sprint Cup Happy Hour at Michigan

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BROOKLYN, Mich. – Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – Josh Hedges/Getty Images North America photo – Kyle Busch became a high-profile casualty of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. Busch was exiting turn four on a flying lap during the first half of the session when his car broke loose and …

NSCS: Carl Edwards Bolts to Practice Lead in Opening Cup Session at Michigan

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — It’s a good time to be a part of Joe Gibbs Racing. After wins in five of the last seven races (Kyle Busch – 4; Matt Kenseth – 1), and eight victories overall during the 2015 season, JGR has established themselves …

NSCS: Restart Master; Jeff Gordon Uses Late Jump to Win Third of Season at Michigan

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — race report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — photo — 2014 for Jeff Gordon is beginning to look a lot like 2001 did for Jeff Gordon. That season, of course, was the last time that Gordon hoisted the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (then the Winston Cup) championship trophy. If Gordon keeps racing like …

NSCS: Ryan Truex Out With Concussion; J.J. Yeley to Sub

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BROOKLYN, Mich. – staff report — Ryan Truex was involved in a single-car crash during NASCAR Sprint Cup practice at Michigan Int’l Speedway on Saturday, and will miss Sunday’s race as a result of his injuries. Truex was transported to a local hospital where he underwent CT scans of his head, neck, chest and abdomen, which were all negative. He was diagnosed …

NSCS: Jeff Gordon Scorches Michigan; Sets Track Record at 206.55 MPH En Route to Second Straight Pole

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BROOKLYN, Mich. – By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service — Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — With a lightning fast new track record at Michigan International Speedway, Jeff Gordon earned his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light pole of the season Friday afternoon after turning a lap of 34.857 seconds at 206.558 miles per hour, ahead of Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 (1 p.m. …

NSCS: Stewart to Sit Out Michigan; Jeff Burton to Sub

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – official release — Sarah Glenn/Getty Images North America photo — Tony Stewart has decided not to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event this weekend at Michigan Int’l Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. Veteran driver Jeff Burton, a winner of 21 Sprint Cup races, will pilot the No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing …