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Michigan Rear-View Mirror

BROOKLYN, Mich. – News, notes and observations from a weekend of racing at Michigan International Speedway. If Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 were a school science project it was worthy of a B minus. NASCAR’s latest incarnation of a rules package designed to take away aerodynamic downforce in the... Read More

Larson Strong Again

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kyle Larson turned in his latest strong performance Sunday in the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver finished third for the third time this season and keeps closing in on his first career Sprint Cup Series win. “It was a solid... Read More

Elliott Achieves New Rookie Mark

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Chase Elliott's second-place finish in Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400 marked the most top fives by a rookie through 15 races in a season. The finish was Elliott's best of his career and sixth top five of the season. It also was his sixth consecutive top 10 dating back to... Read More

Earnhardt Jr. Upset with Buescher

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. wasn’t happy with Chris Buescher after the two made contact in Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Earnhardt Jr., who had a poor qualifying effort and started the race deep in the field, was trying to work his way up just past the... Read More

Bad Luck Continues for Kyle Busch

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Kyle Busch's recent string of bad luck continued on Sunday after he finished 40th in Sunday's Fire Keepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. On lap 52 Busch was forced to the garage when he lost an engine in his No. 18 Toyota , which caused fire to trail out the back... Read More

Eric Clapton Struggling To Play Guitar Due To Health Issues

Eric Clapton , one of the most iconic guitarists of all time, is struggling to play the instrument that made him a household name. His nervous system has been causing his body to experience aches and pains for the last few years. But despite his obstacles, he maintains a positive outlook. "I've had... Read More

Optimism High for New Rules

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Optimism remains high for the lower downforce rules package in place for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. NASCAR officials implemented modifications to the overall 2016 rules package for this weekend’s race at MIS and next month’s visit to... Read More