1. Jeff Gordon Breaks Winless Streak at Phoenix

    Racin’ with Russ - It took Jeff Gordon 66 races to get back in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Victory Lane and what better place to do so than the final outing at the current Phoenix International Raceway layout on Sunday afternoon...

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  2. Trevor Bayne, Sprint Cup Rookie, Earns Surprise Checkered Flag at Daytona 500

    No odds makers would have taken even money for rookie Trevor Bayne to place let alone win the 53rd Great American Race: The Daytona 500...

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  3. Mystery Driver Wins Wild 2015 Daytona 500

    Racin’ with Russ - The 2015 running of the Daytona 500 started like many others, that being rows of two by two and 43 strong, but the ending will go down in history as one of the wildest...

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  4. Kurt Busch and Dodge Win First Budweiser Shootout

    Kurt Busch managed to win his very first restrictor plate race and what better way than to kick off the season with a trophy and big payday (over $200,000) for sponsors Shell-Pennzoil...

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  5. NASCAR 2011 Racing Season Kickoff: Budweiser Shootout

    Racin’ with Russ: It’s been a long, cold winter and more importantly, a long dry spell without your favorite NASCAR drivers zipping around racetracks across America...

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  6. Who's Where for 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

    Racin' with Russ After spending nearly two months discussing who’s where among the 2011 NASCAR Cup and Nationwide scene, here’s a one shot brief synopsis of the Camping World truck side...

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  7. Who's Where for 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series: Sadler, Patrick, Edwards, Etc.

    Racin’ with Russ After spending six weeks discussing who’s where among the 2011 NASCAR Cup scene, here is a one shot brief synopsis of the Nationwide side. There are lots of changes and a new points rule set up, so look closely...

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  8. Kyle Busch: Punk, NASCAR's Most Hated Driver or Great Racer?

    Racin' with Russ. Kyle Busch has been racing something for the past 10 years and has been relatively successful at whatever he has competed in, but not without stepping on some toes to get there...

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  9. Who's Where for 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup (Part 6)

    Here is the final installment of who’s where for NASCAR’s Sprint Cup team lineup for 2011. Keep in mind as up to date as this may appear, changes to sponsor, driver and crew ...

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  10. Who's Where for 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup (Part 5)

    Racin’ with Russ Here is Part five of who’s where for NASCAR’s Sprint Cup team lineup for 2011. You might keep a score card as there are many changes in store...

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  11. Who's Where for 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup (Part 4)

    Racin’ with Russ Here is Part 4 of who’s where for NASCAR’s Sprint Cup team lineup for 2011. You might keep a score card as there are many changes in store...

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  12. Who's Where for 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup (Part 3)

    Racin’ with Russ Here is Part 3 of who’s where for NASCAR’s Sprint Cup team lineup for 2011. You might keep a score card as there are many changes in store...

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  13. NASCAR: Who's Where for 2011 Sprint Cup (Part 2)

    Racin' with Russ Here is Part 2 of who’s where for NASCAR’s Sprint Cup team lineup for 2011. You might keep a score card as there are many changes in store. No...

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  14. Who's Where for 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup (Part 1)

    Racin’ with Russ With all of the many changes in team lineups for 2011, I’ll go over who’s where in the NASCAR Sprint Cup team lineup for the next several weeks...

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  15. Clint Bowyer Takes Wild Ending at Dega

    It took several minutes after the leaders crossed the finish line on Sunday afternoon’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega to determine a winner...

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  16. Toyota Driver Denny Hamlin Continues to Charm Martinsville

    Racin’ with Russ Denny Hamlin looked good early during the running of the Tums 500 at Martinsville Speedway, dropped back mid-pack only to rebound to win his third grandfather clock in a row from the fall event...

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  17. Jamie McMurray Takes CMS While Chasers Struggle

    Racin’ with Russ Is it me or does there seem to be a warm and fuzzy feeling from the crowd and pit area when Jamie McMurray wins a NASCAR Sprint Cup race...

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  18. Tony Stewart Battles to Win in Fontana While Top Chasers Struggle

    Racin’ with Russ Tony Stewart can scratch off Auto Club Speedway in California to his short list of tracks he’d never won at after taking the checkers Sunday afternoon, barely edging Clint Bowyer and points leader Jimmie Johnson...

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  19. Greg Biffle Rebounds To Win at Kansas While David Reutimann Gets Kyle Busch

    Racin’ with Russ Greg Biffle started this year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase series with a pair of sub-15th place finishes only to rebound on Sunday with a win in Kansas...

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  20. Johnson Back To Form After Dover Checkers

    Jimmie Johnson rebounded from last week’s 25th place finish in New Hampshire to win this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Monster Mile in Dover...

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