1. Denny Hamlin Battles Bristol for 3rd Win

    Racin’ with Russ — Denny Hamlin walked away Saturday night with his third checkers of the season after taking the lead from Carl Edwards late in the race, essentially locking him into this year’s Chase...

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  2. Greg Biffle's Ford Takes Michigan 400

    Racin with Russ - Greg Biffle took advantage of Jimmy Johnson’s blown engine late in Sunday afternoon’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race to earn Ford a win for the first time in four years in Michigan...

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  3. Marcos Ambrose Wins Thriller at the Glen

    Racin’ with Russ— Marcos Ambrose doubled up in the win column after taking the checkered flag on Sunday afternoon in Watkins Glen, N. Y. in what was surely the most exciting final lap of NASCAR Sprint Cup competition this year...

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  4. Rain Gods Shine on Jeff Gordon at Pocono

    There was a 90-minute rain-delay at Pocono Speedway before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race, with Juan Montoya on the pole and Jeff Gordon starting a dismal and deep 27th...

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  5. Jimmie Johnson Runs Away with 4th Indy Win

    Racin’ with Russ— Jimmie Johnson had a good feeling about the outcome of Sunday afternoon’s race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before the race even started...

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  6. Elliott Sadler Backs into NASCAR Nationwide Series Win in Chicago

    Racin’ with Russ - There’s an old racing adage that states, “I’d rather be lucky, than good...

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  7. New Hampshire Finds Kasey Kahne in Winner's Circle

    Racin’ with Russ Kasey Kahne picked up his second NASCAR Sprint Cup win of the year after race long leader Denny Hamlin had a miscue on pit lane during the final pit stop...

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  8. Tony Stewart Manages Chaotic Win at Daytona

    Racin ’ with Russ Tony Stewart has a habit of rising to the occasion when an opportunity presents itself, and winning on a rough Saturday night in Daytona turned out to be right up his alley...

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  9. NASCAR: Brad Keselowski Storms Away with Checkers in Kentucky

    Racin’ with Russ - Despite some damaging high-speed winds during NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying, Brad Keselowski started eighth and proceeded to walk away from the field during ...

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  10. NASCAR: Dirt-Track Racer Clint Bowyer Holds on to Win Sonoma

    Racin’ with Russ - Who would have thought a dirt-track racer from the Midwest could land a win at the tricky, twisty road course by the name of Sonoma...

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  11. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Breaks Four-Year Drought to Win Michigan

    Racin’ with Russ When? When? When? Those are the words Dale Earnhardt Jr has heard over the past four years in regards to when would he win his next NASCAR Sprint Cup race...

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  12. Kurt Busch Back in the Saddle, for Now

    Recently suspended Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch has met with car owner James Finch and they have agreed to get back to racing, according to ESPN's David Newton. That puts Busch back in the No...

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  13. NASCAR: Joey Logano Bumps His Way to Win Pocono

    Racin’ with Russ Joey Logano took to the newly repaved Pocono Speedway like a duck to water after taking the pole and the eventual NASCAR Sprint Cup win on Sunday afternoon...

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  14. NASCAR: Kurt Busch Wrongly Suspended for Comments to Reporter

    NASCAR has once again proved to be inconsistent in doling out punishments for drivers speaking their minds. Most recently, Ryan Newman and Brad Keselowski dissed NASCAR for policies put in place they disagreed with...

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  15. Jimmie Johnson: Monster Tamer at Dover

    Racin ’ with Russ : Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin led quite a few laps at The Monster Mile in Dover on Sunday during the NASCAR Sprint Cup race, but it was Jimmie Johnson ...

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  16. Danica Patrick Still Short of Goals Despite Preferential Treatment

    Danica Patrick has certainly not set the world on fire with her entry into NASCAR's Sprint Cup division. In her first three attempts, her qualifying and finishes leave much to be desired...

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  17. Kasey Kahne Conquers Charlotte 600

    Racin’ with Russ - After a long spell of bad luck and poor finishes for one reason or another, Kasey Kahne brought his Quaker State Chevrolet home in first place over a tough ...

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  18. Jimmie Johnson Runs Away with Million Dollar All-Star

    Racin’ with Russ After all the hype leading up to the start of this year's All-Star Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson ran away with the first ...

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  19. Jimmie Johnson Finally Grabs 200th Hendrick Win at Darlington

    Racin’ with Russ— Jimmie Johnson managed to save enough fuel during the closing stages of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race on Saturday night to win his 56th career trophy and the 200th Cup victory for Hendrick Motorsports ...

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  20. Brad Keselowski Survives Dodge Win at Dega

    Brad Keselowski managed to survive the carnage during Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega, bringing home the big trophy—a first for a Dodge product since 1976...

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  21. Busch Brothers Sweep Richmond Races

    Racin’ with Russ - With the most recent racing results for either Busch brother so far this season being empty in the win column, who would have thought that both Kyle ...

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  22. Denny Hamlin Bests Truex Jr to Win Kansas

    Racin’ with Russ: By all accounts, it appeared that lap leader Martin Truex Jr was set to win his second race ever, this one at the Kansas Motor Speedway...

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  23. Biffle Knocks Out Competition at Texas Motor Speedway

    Racin’ with Russ - The Roush-Fenway Fords kept up their winning tradition in Texas by capturing not only the top spot by Greg Biffle but fifth and eighth as well...

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  24. Brief Break Before Long Stretch of Racing

    Racin ’ with Russ—This year’s Easter holiday weekend saw most forms of auto racing take the weekend off...

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  25. NASCAR: Ryan Newman Wins Martinsville Sunday Afternoon Madness

    Racin’ with Russ—After watching the prior 495 laps of Sunday afternoon’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway, it would have appeared to most that a Hendrick car would finally land in victory lane for their 200th win...

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