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13mRyan McGee

McGee: Family fuels Pocono's turnaround

Pocono Raceway was written off as a throwback -- a quirky family-owned track whose time had passed. But those same qualities made it stand out among the sport's cookie-cutters, Ryan McGee writes.

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6mBob Pockrass

Bayne, Cobb fined for walking on track at Dover

NASCAR fined two drivers Wednesday for leaving their vehicles before safety workers could get to them and walking on an active race track last weekend.

Johnson captures 10th career Dover win (2:19)
Chris Buescher wins Xfinity race at Dover (1:01)
Keselowski locks up Chase bid (2:14)
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Looking back at Gordon's big day

Driving the pace car at the Indianapolis 500 would be a full day for most folks. But it didn't end there for Jeff Gordon.


Drivers taking part in auction for heart center

NASCAR race-day experiences and rare memorabilia are among the items up for bids in an online auction to benefit the Henry Ford Hospital's Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute.

Gordon honored by Indy 500 appearance (0:47)
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12dTony Fabrizio

Coca-Cola 600 nothing like Indy for Danica

Ten years ago, Danica Patrick captivated the world by nearly winning the Indy 500 as a rookie. Now, Memorial Day weekends are spent in the Coca-Cola 600, and she has yet to crack the top 25.

Danica talks Letterman, GoDaddy (2:21)


Jayski's @jayski

.@NASCAR_XFINITY #97 team crew chief John Monsam and car chief David Jones suspended from Michigan race for loose weight that fell off car.

Bob Pockrass @bobpockrass

Improperly attached weight in Xfinity practice: Sellers/team docked 15 pts, crew chief/car chief suspended 1 race and crew chief fine $15K

Jayski's @jayski

Kevin Harvick's team also assessed a P1 penalty for written warnings 2 weeks in a row. Will get last pit pick at Pocono.

Bob Pockrass @bobpockrass

Bayne fined $20,000, Cobb fined $5,000. ... Harvick last choice pt stall for 3x+ thru tech at Charlotte & non-conforming exhaust pipe-Dover.

Jayski's @jayski

Trevor Bayne fined $20,000 after getting out of his car at Dover. Jennifer Jo Cobb fined $5,000. Both on probation until 12/31.

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Michigan State University football coach Mark Dantonio will deliver the command to start engines for the Sprint Cup race at Michigan next wk