NASCAR at Pocono Raceway: The Sprint Cup returns to Pocono for the second time this season. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race in June. ... Whos Hot/Whos Not includes drivers Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne and Darrell Wallace Jr..
Greg Ives, a former engineer on Jimmie Johnson’s Sprint Cup Series team and currently Chase Elliott’s crew chief in the Nationwide Series, will assume the same role for Earnhardt in the Cup series beginning next season.
By JENNA FRYER | AP Auto Racing Writer
| July 30, 2014
Jeff Gordon viewed his Brickyard 400 win as a turning point for his race team. Confidence had been building with every strong run, but his victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway pushed his crew to another level.
that's racin' (phrase): Expresses frustration or emotion.
1. When a small part costing just a few dollars fails and stops a $150,000 race car, that's racin'.
2. When you race a competitor for 500 miles and lose to him by just a few feet, that's racin'.
3. When a hot dog wrapper blows out of the stands, gets caught across the air vent on the front of your car and causes your engine to overheat, that's racin'.