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    Earnhardt Jr. looking forward to fall Martinsville race

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:08:03 GMT
    MARTINSVILLE, Va. (August 26, 2014) – Some of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s biggest wins have come on NASCAR's largest tracks. But it is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' shortest track … Martinsville Speedway … that is a sentimental favorite for Earnhardt.Part of that sentiment stems from Earnhardt's love for the roots of racing, and no track has deeper roots in NASCAR than Martinsville Speedway. And some of that sentiment comes ...
    MARTINSVILLE, Va. (August 26, 2014) – Some of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s biggest wins have come on NASCAR's largest tracks. But it is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' shortest track … Martinsville Speedway … that is a sentimental favorite for Earnhardt.Part of that sentiment stems from Earnhardt's love for the roots of racing, and no track has deeper roots in NASCAR than Martinsville Speedway. And some of that sentiment comes ...
  • Hokies give Frank Beamer 2 Year Extension: Through 1/1/2019

    Hokies give Frank Beamer 2 Year Extension: Through 1/1/2019

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:22:25 GMT
    BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced a two-year contract extension through January 1, 2019 for head football coach Frank Beamer on Wednesday.“We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock said. “Announcing before our home opener serves as a tangible show of support for the winningest coach in college football who does it the ri...
    BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced a two-year contract extension through January 1, 2019 for head football coach Frank Beamer on Wednesday.“We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock said. “Announcing before our home opener serves as a tangible show of support for the winningest coach in college football who does it the ri...
  • Hendrick Teams Test at Martinsville

    Hendrick Teams Test at Martinsville

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:57:44 GMT
       Hendrick Motorsports was at Martinsville Speedway Tuesday---testing for the upcoming race in the chase.
       Hendrick Motorsports was at Martinsville Speedway Tuesday---testing for the upcoming race in the chase.

     

    This past weekend was a huge weekend for Joe Gibbs Racing.  Not only did they have Denny Hamlin back in the car for a full race, but the 20 team has a lot to prove as well.  Fresh off of their appeal win with a replacement crew chief on the box,  Matt Kenseth passed Kyle Busch late in the race to capture his First Southern 500 win and 3rd win of the year.

   Denny Hamlin also had a solid day,  The Joe Gibbs racing driver finished second to his team mate in his first full race back in that car since he suffered fractured vertebrae in his back.

  Surveying the points situation Jimmie Johnson is still leading the pack by 44 points over Carl Edwards. Kenseth's win vaults him to 3rd. Kyle Busch moves up two spots to 8th and Kevin Harvick moves up two spots and cracks the top 10.

Next weekend Nascar goes home to Charlotte for All-Star Weekend and you better believe it will be checkers or wreckers as the best in business race for a shot at $1-million dollars.

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