2019 Preview: Team Penske

They may call him "The Captain," but Roger Penske is enjoying the king's life as a NASCAR owner. Joey Logano is a champion, his other two drivers are contenders, and his manufacturer- Ford- is currently top dog as a NASCAR nameplate. Times are good for Team Penske. Say what you will about Joey Logano, his dad, or his "rich kid" rep, he's a champion, and no one can take that away from him. So much for that big three talk. When the final checkered flag flew at Homestead-Miami, it was the 22 ...

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Christopher Bell Three Peats At The Chili Bowl

Now that's some racing right there. In his bid to win three in a row at the Chili Bowl Nationals, Christopher Bell over took Kyle Larson on the final lap in the main event to come away the victor. Why isn't this guy in the Cup series yet? Sometimes you win a race by being an opportunist. Bell took advantage of Kyle Larson being stuck in traffic to capture the lead. Until that point, Bell had not led in the race as Larson appeared sure to take the checkered flag. For the Chip Ganassi drive ...

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Chili Bowl Nationals Whets Racing Appetites

This week, Tulsa, Oklahoma becomes racing central with the Chili Bowl Nationals. While the name conjures up injures of a cook-off, what's really being served up is Midget car racing at its finest with an all-star roster of racers that include some of NASCAR's biggest stars. As this is being written, Kyle Larson and Rico Abreu have already posted qualifying wins. Their victories qualify them for Saturday's main event. Abreu- who has had a couple of cups of NASCAR truck series coffee- is se ...

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JD Gibbs Made His Mark As JGR Leader

Note: The above photo was taken when Tony Stewart won the 2005 championship. Pictured from left- JD Gibbs, Tony Stewart and Greg Zipadelli. A key figure at one of NASCAR's most successful racing teams is gone. JD Gibbs has passed away after a long battle with a neurological disorder that affects brain function. He was 49 years old, and he leaves behind a family that includes his wife and four sons. Joe Gibbs Racing is renown as the team founded by JD's father, the NFL coaching legend J ...

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What Does The Move To SHR Mean For Daniel Suarez?

No more need to speculate, Daniel Suarez is joining Stewart-Haas Racing as the new pilot for the 41 car, succeeding Kurt Busch. At worst, it's a lateral move for the native of Mexico, as he goes from one top organization to another. Even if Busch had a middling tenure at SHR, Suarez has some big shoes to fill. Love him or hate him, Kurt Busch has an impressive resume. A championship and 30 Cup wins puts him in some rare company. Trying to weed through all the media spin, who really knows ...

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