CUP: McMurray Out Early at Martinsville After Strong Weekend

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — Jamie McMurray only made it 106 laps in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway before his left-rear tire blew and sent the No. 1 car into the wall. After restarting in the top 10 on lap 76, Jimmie Johnson made contact in Turn 1 with McMurray’s No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet. The contact bent the fenders around McMurray’s left-rear …

CUP: Happy Bowyer Goes To The Top In Martinsville Happy Hour

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — Clint Bowyer was fastest in the final round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice for Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway (2 p.m. EDT, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM). The driver of the No. 14 Haas Automation Ford posted a quick time of seconds ( mph) to top the leaderboard on Saturday afternoon. He was one of …

NSCS: From 29th to Fourth; Austin Dillon Sneaks Into Top-Five in Sunday’s STP 500

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda – -Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — There may be a new “Mr. Where Did He Come From” in the Sprint Cup Series. And the title once belonged in the Richard Childress Racing camp with Kevin Harvick. The driver who took Harvick’s seat in Austin Dillon added …

NSCS: Doubling Up; Kyle Busch Sweeps Weekend at Martinsville With Dominant STP 500 Victory

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Coming into the race weekend, reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch was 0-for-30 in his national series career at Martinsville Speedway. Following Sunday’s STP 500, however, Busch found himself leaving with two of the track’s famed Ridgeway clock trophies …

NSCS: Target Practice; Kyle Larson Leads Sprint Cup Happy Hour at Martinsville

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Luck hasn’t fallen Kyle Larson’s way so far in 2016, but he was the fastest cat in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway. Larson’s lap of 19.835 seconds (95.468 mph) in the No. 42 Target …