By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Kasey Kahne earned his second Sprint Cup win of the season. Denny Hamlin and his crew chief had trouble communicating.
Kurt Busch's talent behind the wheel has never been challenged.
David Reutimann will replace suspended driver Kurt Busch at Pocono Raceway, but Busch's future with Phoenix Racing appears murky, at best.
The last 901.5 miles at NASCAR's top level have been quick and clean, the kind of races where a team can tinker on the car the entire day and not worry about artificial on-track action ruining a strong run.
Ryan Newman needed help and was running out of time. Finally, Clint Bowyer provided an opening with two laps to go at Martinsville Speedway.
Michael Waltrip Racing made a commitment last season to become a player in NASCAR's top series _ an effort that would require more money, more people and a change in philosophy for the entire organization.
A glance at the drivers competing in the 2012 Sprint Cup Series:
Kyle Busch lost his temper and made a poor decision in what must have been a fit of rage.
David Reutimann will not be back with Michael Waltrip Racing next season, the team announced Thursday.
Kyle Busch hopes to make some positive memories at Kansas.
Kyle Busch stood outside his hauler in the infield at Kansas Speedway this week, wearing shades on an overcast day. Busch looked comfortable, breezily answering questions, even though he acknowledges the stress that weighs on him.
Clint Bowyer has agreed to a 3-year deal with Michael Waltrip Racing.
David Reutimann picked a heck of a race to win his fourth career NASCAR Sprint Cup pole.
Boris Said touched off a wild crash that ended the Sprint Cup road race at Watkins Glen International. He was looking to wreak some more havoc off the track afterward.
Kyle Busch's latest brush with NASCAR cost him $25,000, and proved he's still a work in progress when it comes to maturity.
"If you're looking for a gig, it's not the best time to be looking for one," Reutimann said. "I look back on those races, and I was able to help build an organization that was just a start-up. I was grateful to have the opportunity to do that. I'd be great before I hang it up to get with a really well-established team and have an opportunity to win some more races."
"I would not have stopped on the freaking racetrack. I would have limped it around there and come to pit road, which is what I was trying to do," he said. "The thing quit going down the back straightaway, and it shut off. I just didn't stop there intentionally."