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Crafton wins truck race at Texas, reclaims points lead

Posted On June 07, 2014

Fort Worth, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Crafton took the lead again in the Camping World Truck Series point standings after winning Friday night's WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. Crafton, the defending series champion, put on a dominating performance by leading 118 of 167 laps but had to conserve his fuel in the…

Hamlin on pole at Pocono

Posted On June 06, 2014

Long Pond, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Denny Hamlin won the pole for the 400-mile Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway after setting a new track qualifying record on Friday. Hamlin made a lap around this 2.5-mile triangle-shaped racetrack at 181.415 mph during the third and final round of qualifying. The driver of the No. 11…

This Week in Auto Racing June 6 – 8

Posted On June 06, 2014

Long Pond, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - It's a busy weekend of auto racing in North America. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is running at Pocono Raceway, while the IndyCar Series is racing at Texas Motor Speedway and Formula One competing at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. NASCARSprint Cup SeriesPocono 400 - Pocono Raceway - Long Pond,…

Can Johnson make it three wins in a row?

Posted On June 06, 2014

Long Pond, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Thirteen races down and 13 to go before the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins. The second half of the regular season kicks off this weekend at Pocono Raceway.After being winless in the first 11 races this season, Jimmie Johnson has been hot with two victories in a…

The Inside Line: Johnson back in winning form

Posted On June 02, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - After being winless in the first 11 races this season, six-time and defending Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson is on a roll with two victories in a row. On Sunday, Johnson won at Dover International Speedway for a record-extending ninth time after leading 272 of 400 laps. Nobody could stop Johnson from…