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Need for more passing in NASCAR is studied in Michigan

Although Jeff Gordon won Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway to close out the track's racing season, there was some unfinished business that required a lot more work Monday.NASCAR kept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-20/need-more-passing-nascar-s
Jeff Gordon takes Michigan race for third win of year

...raced to his third Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.Gordon broke the track qualifying record Friday when he took the pole at 206.558 mph. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-17/jeff-gordon-takes-michigan
Jimmie Johnson looks to end slump before start of Chase

...has had its share of problems. The latest setback came Friday when Johnson finished 30th in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway, complaining afterward about a vibrating car.Johnson won at MIS earlier this season ? his third victory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-16/jimmie-johnson-looks-end-s
Chris Buescher takes Nationwide Series race in Ohio

...leaving the race with engine trouble. TRUCK SERIES: In Brooklyn, Mich., Johnny Sauter won the race at Michigan International Speedway, holding off Matt Crafton by about a half-second.Sauter also took over the points lead. Previous leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-16/chris-buescher-takes-natio
Tony Stewart to sit out Michigan Sprint Cup race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart says he will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-14/tony-stewart-sit-out-michi
Some tracks change rules after driver Kevin Ward Jr.'s death

NASCAR could issue an edict as early as this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway that makes it mandatory for drivers to stay in their cars until safety personnel arrive.Tracks around the country have changed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-13/some-tracks-change-rules-a
NASCAR adds rule on exiting cars after crashes

...funeral was Thursday.Stewart could face criminal charges. He is skipping this weekend's Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway."Through time you have to recognize when you get a reminder or tap on the shoulder, something that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/nascar-adds-rule-exiting-c
Jeff Gordon shatters track record en route to Michigan pole

...climbing ? and this time the rise was anything but gradual.Jeff Gordon set the track qualifying record at Michigan International Speedway on Friday with a speed of 206.558 mph, winning his 76th career pole in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/jeff-gordon-shatters-track
Roush Fenway Racing lags behind

...teams more latitude with setups.And there don't seem to be any quick fixes.Last Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway magnified the problems for Roush Fenway. The track is fast and wide, which puts a premium on both engine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-18/roush-fenway-racing-lags-b
Dale Earnhardt Jr. leaves Ryan Newman behind at airport

...for sure, but it happens." ARCA: In Brooklyn, Mich., Austin Theriault won his ARCA debut Friday at Michigan International Speedway.The 20-year-old Theriault, from Fort Kent, Maine, is the first driver to win in his first ARCA start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-13/dale-earnhardt-jr-leaves-r