PIKE: A Letter To Anthony Wayne, Part V – In Defense of A Man

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This is the conclusion of my “Letter to Anthony Wayne”. Read part four here, if you want to catch up. Thanks for reading! I hope to see you at Homestead-Miami, because I’ll be there too! – James The celebrations from the 2011 championship carried on into December of that year. Of course I bought all kinds of gear, but this time, I …

PIKE: A Letter To Anthony Wayne, Part IV – The Watershed

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This is part four of my five-part “Letter to Anthony Wayne”. Read part three here and come back tomorrow for the fifth and final installment! – James  Are we even gonna be competitive this year? Are we ever gonna win another race? I would be lying if I said I wasn’t thinking those thoughts heading into the 2009 500. No one had gone …

PIKE: A Letter To Anthony Wayne, Part III – Blind Faith

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This is part three of my five-part “Letter to Anthony Wayne”. Read part two here and come back tomorrow for part four! – James  How do you follow up a magical season like 2005 and continue the act that you started? The answer: you don’t. Wins at Martinsville and Daytona were cool, but at this point what stands out is not what happened …

NSCS: Stewart Haas Fails To Place Car In Championship 4 For First Time

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For the first time since the elimination-style Chase Grid format was introduced ahead of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Stewart-Haas Racing will not have a driver representing them in the winner-take-all championship round at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

NSCS: Happy Day; Harvick Backs Up Practice Time by Winning Pole at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. – Kevin Harvick picked up in the evening where he left off in the afternoon, following his fast time in practice by claiming the pole position during Bojangles’ Pole Night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Harvick ran a full three miles per hour faster in the evening than he did in the afternoon, setting a time of 27.547 seconds (196.029 …

NSCS: Good Harvick Hunting; Fastest in First Practice at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C.– Kevin Harvick’s hunt for a fourth victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway began well on Thursday. Harvick’s Busch Hunting Chevrolet posted the top time in the first practice session (27.870 seconds, 193.757 mph) for Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 (7 p.m. ET, NBC, PRN, SiriusXM). The Bakersfield, California native has a history of success at Charlotte, most recently …