National Sports

Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened race at Michigan

Posted On June 15, 2015

Brooklyn, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - In a race that was stopped four times due to inclement weather, Kurt Busch won Sunday's rain-shortened Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. This scheduled 400-mile race was called after 138 laps had been completed. Severe weather moved over this 2-mile racetrack, forcing NASCAR to display the red flag for…

Kahne tops Harvick for Michigan pole

Posted On June 14, 2015

Brooklyn, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Kasey Kahne claimed his first pole in the Sprint Cup Series in nearly three years after edging Kevin Harvick in Friday's qualifying for the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Kahne made a lap around this 2-mile oval at 201.992 mph during the third and final round of qualifying to…

Six spots left in the Chase with 12 regular season races to go

Posted On June 14, 2015

Brooklyn, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - With his win at Pocono last weekend, Martin Truex Jr. became the 10th driver to virtually lock himself into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Therefore, six spots are left in the Chase field with 12 races remaining in the regular season. The Sprint Cup Series is running at Michigan…

Michael Waltrip Racing swaps crew chiefs for Bowyer, Ragan’s teams

Posted On June 10, 2015

Cornelius, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Waltrip Racing revealed on Tuesday that it has switched the crew chiefs and engineers for its No. 15 and No. 55 teams in the Sprint Cup Series. Effective immediately, Brian Pattie will become the crew chief for Ragan's No. 55 Toyota. Ragan is substituting for Brian Vickers in that car…

Truex Jr. gets long-awaited win at Pocono

Posted On June 08, 2015

Long Pond, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Martin Truex Jr. snapped a two-year winless streak in the Sprint Cup Series with a dominating performance in Sunday's Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway. Truex, the driver of the No. 78 Chevrolet for Furniture Row Racing, a single- car team based in Denver, Colorado, led 97 of…