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Weekend Results: Kurt Busch Records Another Top 10; Finishes Eighth At MIS

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 14, 2009) – The long, sweeping turns of Michigan International Speedway played host to Sunday’s LifeLock 400, the 15th of 36 scheduled point races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular-season schedule. Three Dodge’s started inside the top 10 on the very fast and wide two-mile oval in the Irish Hills. And in typical MIS fashion, fuel mileage was the determining factor for the Dodge Boys and the entire 43 car field.

Penske Racing’s Kurt Busch (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) looked to be on his way to a top-five finish until fuel…

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Weekend Results: Kurt Busch Records Another Top 10; Finishes Eighth At MIS

Weekend Results: Hornish Earns Top-10; Kahne Strong Again

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LONG POND, Pa., (June 7, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series headed to the Pocono Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania for this weekend’s Pocono 500. The 14th of 36 races on the Sprint Cup’s regular-season point’s schedule, Pocono is one of the most physically demanding and mentally stressful tracks on the Cup circuit.

With rain washing away the 90-minute practice session and qualifying on Friday, Cup teams were relegated to two Saturday practice sessions to dial in their race cars for a long, grueling 200-lap marathon on the tricky 2.5-mile, triangular-shaped asphalt surface.

Hard-charging Sam Hornish Jr. (No. 77…

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Weekend Results: Hornish Earns Top-10; Kahne Strong Again

Weekend Preview: Kahne Gaining on Top 12; Looks to Repeat at Pocono

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LONG POND, Pa. (June 4, 2009) – The unique triangular 2.5-mile configuration of Pocono Raceway will host the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend. The Pocono 500 is the 14th of 36 scheduled point races in the Sprint Cup Series.

This weekend also represents the second-half dash to the coveted Race to The Chase in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The top 12 drivers in the point standings after 26 races will compete for the championship and the Sprint Cup in the final 10 races of the season.

Kurt Bush (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) is the only…

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Weekend Preview: Kahne Gaining on Top 12; Looks to Repeat at Pocono