By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FONTANA, Calif. — Those who know the history of the Royal Purple 300 also know that Kyle Busch’s victory Saturday at Auto Club Speedway was all but a foregone conclusion. Busch finished .834 seconds ahead of Nationwide Series leader Sam Hornish Jr. to claim his sixth win at the [...]
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NASCAR Wire Service Fourth race of the season, fourth track configuration for the new Gen-6 race car The first three races of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season have taken the drivers to the 2.5-mile superspeedway of Daytona International Speedway, the relatively flat one-mile Phoenix International Raceway and the 1.5-mile fast intermediate Las Vegas [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Sam Hornish Jr. drove an absolutely dominant car to victory Saturday afternoon, streaking away from Kyle Busch during a seven-lap dash to the finish in the Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The win was Hornish’s second in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series and his [...]
Staff Report, NASCAR Wire Service Phoenix race offers different challenges than Daytona No one can blame Jimmie Johnson if he seems a little tired when he first arrives at Phoenix International Raceway for Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 (3:00 p.m. ET, FOX). After all, he’s been touring the country celebrating his victory in last Sunday’s [...]