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Late pass wins race for veteran Lynch on opening night at Lernerville

By Thomas Zuck
Opening night at Lernerville Speedway just about started with a bang. Ed Lynch Jr. of Apollo made a late-race pass on leader A.J. Flick, who also ...

Lernerville revs up for new season
By Thomas Zuck
Lernerville Speedway will raise the curtain on its 48th season Friday night, and excitement is high around the Buffalo Township track. “People have been racing out ...
Petty Driving Experience coming to Motordrome
By For The Valley Independent
Richard Petty Driving Experience has partnered with Motordrome Speedway to bring authentic NASCAR race car ride and drive experiences to the Pittsburgh market in 2015. Richard Petty Driving Experience offers real-life NASCAR racing thrills, putting drivers as close to being in the race as they could ever get. The program at ...
Defending Chase champ Harvick gets 1st win of season
By The Associated Press
LAS VEGAS — Defending NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Harvick has been ...
Gordon’s crash forces him to back
By The Associated Press
LAS VEGAS — Jeff Gordon crashed during the final practice before Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where his pole-winning car was damaged enough that Hendrick Motorsports pulled out a backup Chevrolet. Gordon won the pole but will have to drop to the rear of the field at the start ...
Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win
By The Associated Press
HAMPTON, Ga. — Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the ...
NASCAR notebook: Harvick wins 3rd straight XFINITY race
By Wire Reports
HAMPTON, Ga. — Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race. Harvick has won the Atlanta race in NASCAR’s second-tier series three years in a row and four times overall. Logano has been the runner-up the ...
Penske revels in Logano’s victory at Daytona 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Roger Penske has accomplished more in motor sports than perhaps he can remember. There are the 15 Indianapolis 500 victories. There are ...
Logano wins 1st Daytona 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Joey Logano was nervous and excited before the green flag dropped to start the 57th Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona ...
Daytona 500 notebook: Gibbs: Kyle Busch’s crash Saturday a ‘learning experience’
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the second time in three years, track officials at Daytona International Speedway were forced to react to criticism following a ...
Gordon optimistic entering final Daytona 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For a time, it appeared Jeff Gordon was hanging around just for fun, particularly after enduring a series of winless droughts. Gordon ...
Paulk: Don’t sleep on the underdogs at Daytona
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. There’s little doubt deep pockets have kept the Sprint Cup elite ahead of the pack. However, the Daytona 500 has proven to ...
Teams, drivers hope they have right formula to win Daytona 500
By Ralph N. Paulk 11:27 p.m.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It’ll take more than a fast car to win the 57th Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. You will need ...
Daytona 500 notebook: Kyle Busch breaks leg in wreck, out indefinitely
By Staff and Wire Reports 11:27 p.m.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kyle Busch will miss the Daytona 500 after injuring his right leg in a vicious hit Saturday into a concrete wall during ...
No pressure on 6-time NASCAR champ Johnson
By Ralph N. Paulk 4:59 p.m.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It has been a quiet week for Jimmie Johnson. The six-time Sprint Cup champion has quietly gone about his business as ...
Daytona 500 notebook: Kurt Busch gets indefinite ban
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely for actions detrimental to stock car racing effective immediately. Busch, a Chase qualifier last year, will not compete in Sunday’s Daytona 500. Tony Stewart, co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, said a contingency plan had been in place to replace Busch. The racing team announced ...