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Kasey Kahne brought home the victory in NASCAR's longest race giving the Enumclaw, Wash. native his first win of the 2012 season and first with Kendrick Motorsports.
Moving to second place with 10 laps left in the Brainerd 125, Utah's Michael Self chased down leader Dylan Kwasniewski to take the lead on the white flag lap. From there it was clear sailing for the 21-year old's first career victory on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.
Brad Keselowski's fuel lasted the final 73 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway as he earned his 18th career victory on the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Keselowski netted over $46,000 for his first NASCAR Nationwide Series win of the 2012 season.
Ricky Stenhouse dominated the field for most of the race to capture the checkered flag at the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 in front of 34,000 fans Sunday. The win is the third straight at the 0.875-mile track for Stenhouse, who swept the two Nationwide races held here last year
In beating Brad Keselowski to the finish of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway by .841 seconds, Jimmie Johnson won the exhibition event for the third time, tying Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon for most all-time.
Justin Lofton picks up his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory on Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
After months of frustration, Jimmie Johnson gave Rick Hendrick his 200th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory, running away from the rest of the field on a green-white-checkered-flag restart that took the Bojangles' Southern 500 one lap past its scheduled distance.
Joey Logano drove away from Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin after a green-white-checkered-flag restart to win his second straight race in the series and third of the season.
Kyle Busch had pushed Brad Keselowski to the lead on Lap 193 of 194 in a race that went six laps past its scheduled distance at the 2.66-mile track. The two cars ran bumper-to-bumper until Turn 3 of the final lap, when Keselowski entered the corner high and dived to the bottom of the track, separating his No. 2 Dodge from Busch's No. 18 Toyota.
Dylan Kwasniewski, who picked up his first win of the season and third of his career, started from the pole and led every lap in the first NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at the quarter-mile track since 2006. It was also the sixth time in nine NASCAR K&N Pro Series West races at Stockton since 2002 that a race was extended past its advertised distance.
Joey Logano wins NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Talladega Superspeedway with a late race pass on Sprint Cup series teammate, Kyle Busch.
Greg Pursley dominated the early portion of the race and led the first 21 laps before stopping for fuel. At one point he had a more than six-second lead on Eric Holmes. After the stop he drove his No. 26 Gene Price Motorsports/Star Nursery Ford through the field and made it to second place before suffering the flat tire on Lap 39. Fortunately, Pursley discovered the tire going down at precisely the best place on the 2.2-mile road course.
The win was Kyle Busch's first of the season and the 24th of his career, tying him with his brother, 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch, for 26th all-time.
Kurt Busch delivered the first-ever NASCAR Nationwide Series victory to the team owned by his brother, Kyle Busch. The win was Busch's fourth in the series and his first on a short track. Hamlin came up two feet short after a phenomenal drive from the rear of the field after a pit road mistake.
The Little family has made plenty of news and history in the Pacific Northwest in the sport of auto racing. Now it may just be third-generation driver Jesse Little, who makes history should he qualify for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series Event at Richmond International Raceway on Thursday. Little is excited to become his family's third generation NASCAR driver following in the footsteps of father Chad and grandfather Chuck.
Taking advantage of changing conditions Sunday at Kansas Speedway, Denny Hamlin held off Martin Truex Jr. over the final 30 laps to win the STP 400, his second victory of the season, his first at the 1.5-mile track and the 19th of his career.
James Buescher gives Turner Motorsports its second straight victory on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Buescher earned his first win in the series, to go with his maiden Nationwide Series victory at Daytona in February. Turner Motorsports sent Kasey Kahne to Victory Lane last Saturday at Rockingham, with Buescher running second.
Last weekend's strong run on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series earned Braeden Havens the Coca-Cola Move of the Race award which is presented to the driver who advances the most positions forward from their starting position at the drop of the checkered flag.
Kasey Kahne — who finished seventh in the Sprint Cup Series on Saturday and third in the Nationwide Series on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway — surged to the front in the 155th lap of 200 to notch his fourth win in five starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Derek Thorn, who recorded his first career Coors Light Pole Award earlier in the day, waged a race-long, back-and-forth battle with Dylan Kwasniewski before charging ahead for the win in the closing laps of the Toyota/NAPA 150 presented by Gene Price Motorsports.
Spokane native, Braeden Havens, captured an 8th place finish en route to the Coca-Cola Move of the Race award.
Greg Biffle took the lead on Lap 304 of 334 and pulled away to win his first race since Oct. 3, 2010 (at Kansas), his second at Texas and the 17th of his career. Johnson, who led a race-high 156 laps, scraped the wall trying to run down Biffle in the late going.
The victory was Stenhouse's second in six starts this season and the fourth of his career. It was also the fourth straight Nationwide win at Texas for Roush Fenway Racing,
Ryan Newman cleared runner-up AJ Allmendinger on the second lap of a green-white-checkered-flag restart and held on to win by .342 seconds. Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran third, followed by Matt Kenseth and Martin Truex Jr.
Kevin Harvick crushed the rest of the field in Saturday's Kroger 250, winning in seemingly effortless fashion by .953 seconds over Richard Childress Racing teammate Ty Dillon.
After raindrops slowed the race on Lap 124, Tony Stewart, the race leader, faked a move toward pit road but stayed on the track and matched the pace car's speed of 65 mph, a far cry from the lightning-fast laps he ran under the green flag.
The victory was Joey Logano's first of the season, second at Fontana and the 10th of his career. Logano is the first Sprint Cup Series regular to win a Nationwide race this season.
The driver of the No. 2 Penske Racing Dodge scored his second straight win at the .533-mile short track and the fifth of his NASCAR Sprint Cup career.
The Nationwide points leader drove away from Kasey Kahne and Brad Keselowski after a restart on Lap 273 of 300 and beat Kahne to the finish line by 1.159 seconds. The victory was Sadler's second at Bristol, the seventh of his career, and it came at the .533-mile track that gave him the first of his three Sprint Cup victories in 2001.
The victory was Tony Stewart's first at the 1.5-mile track, leaving only Darlington and Kentucky as active Cup tracks at which he hasn't won. The win was Stewart's 45th, 15th all-time, in 467 Cup starts.
The victory was Ricky Stenhouse's first of the season and third in the series — and his first on a 1.5-mile intermediate speedway, the staple of NASCAR's top three touring series