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Tough Weekend for Kurt Busch and Dodge at Michigan

 

For the fourth consecutive week, a Dodge Charger R/T led the field to green in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  Penske Racing’s Kurt Busch continued his torrid four-week stretch by earning his third straight and 15th-career pole position for Sunday’s HELUVA GOOD! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

 

Success at the two-mile oval in Irish Hills is simple, have a race car that handles well on long green-flag runs.  Cautions flags are traditionally rare as horsepower is trumped by a well-handling race car.  Track…

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Tough Weekend for Kurt Busch and Dodge at Michigan

Early Trouble in Sprint All-Star Race, “Big Show” in the Sprint Showdown

 

The fate of both Dodge drivers in the annual Sprint All-Star Race was decided early Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kurt Busch and Brad Keselowski had problems in the first 25 laps of the 100-lap event run in four segments, creating a deficit they could not overcome.

 

Keselowski had to earn his way into the All-Star field and did so by finishing second in the 40-lap Sprint Showdown. Busch was making his 10th consecutive start in the spectacle.

 

Busch started 16th in the 21-car field in…

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Early Trouble in Sprint All-Star Race, “Big Show” in the Sprint Showdown

Keselowski Finishes Third at Darlington

 

Darlington Raceway lived up to its rugged reputation as the track “Too Tough To Tame” Saturday night.  The track played no favorites and in the end, pit strategy and a green-white-checkered finish determined the outcome of the 62nd edition of the Southern 500 with Regan Smith getting his first career victory.

 

Brad Keselowski drove his No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger R/T to his first top-five finish of the season and wheeled the “Blue Deuce” to a third-place finish on the 1.366-mile, egg-shaped oval.  Patience, perseverance…

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Keselowski Finishes Third at Darlington