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Denny Hamlin wins for the fifth time at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Emotions will run high at Martinsville in first short track race of the season

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Anger management will play a major role in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, just like managing tires, brakes and engines throughout the 500-lap race.
Demand isn't meeting supply in NASCAR because of two-race tracks

Wwith more than 65,000 tickets sold, Auto Club Speedway proved what good planning and hard work can accomplish for a race.
Daytona accelerates safety overhaul with new walls, barriers

As Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., added new tire barriers in time for Sunday's NASCAR race, crews at Daytona International Speedway already were working on a safety overhaul of their own.
Henrick Motorsports' success isn't carrying over to alliance other than Kevin Harvick

Back in the heyday of Bill Elliott's family-run racing success, the brothers were famous for not giving away any of their secrets. The evolution of team racing was supposed to change all that.
Single-car race team drivers benefit from alliance with Richard Childress Racing

Although Martin Truex Jr., AJ Allmendinger and Casey Mears all work for single-car race teams, together they've learned is there's really strength in numbers.
Joey Logano, Jimmie Johnson can breathe easy with spots in Chase locked up

Amid all the euphoria at the season-opening Daytona 500, car owner Roger Penske found time to realize one of the important consequences of Joey Logano's victory - an automatic spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Jeff Gordon has knack for finding unprotected barriers

Jeff Gordon's collision last Sunday with a concrete wall unprotected by energy-absorbing material was his sixth in the past seven years.
Drivers believe new rules will make for 'better show' at Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. - Atlanta Motor Speedway has the reputation as being one of the toughest tracks to drive. With new rules, today's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 should be fast and treacherous. And that's exactly why the drivers love it.