Kyle Busch returns to racing … as best he can


While Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s STP 400 and Joe Gibbs Racing had three of the top five finishers at Martinsville Speedway, sidelined JGR driver Kyle Busch continues to prepare for his eventual return to the team. Kyle Busch, the pilot of the No. 18 JGR Toyota, […]

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Danica Patrick scores top-10 at Martinsville


Team communication, avoiding wrecks helped Danica Patrick’s up-and-down Sunday at Martinsville Speedway pushed her unhappiness over the team radio to the level of what she called “a general disaster.” The end result, though, was an encouraging day and a top-10 finish worth the early adversity. Disaster […]

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Penalty Ends Gordon’s Hopes


Jeff Gordon’s shot at a ninth Martinsville Speedway win was wiped out by a pit road speeding penalty. Gordon had worked his way into the lead on lap 442 and started to stretch his advantage slightly over the field. But on lap 462 Gordon was penalized […]

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Joey Logano gets first truck win at Martinsville


“It’s the grandfather clock at Martinsville,” Logano said in victory lane of the grandfather clock Martinsville Speedway awards to race winners. “How do you not smile when you look at that thing?” Joey Logano battled Matt Crafton and Erik Jones on a green-white-checker restart in the […]

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Logano wins pole at Martinsville


Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying 27th. Logano turned a fast lap at 98.461 mph in the third round […]

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