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Austin Dillon walks on pit road before qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Drew Bonifant: Taking a look at Sprint Cup at regular season’s halfway point

Sunday, June 14, 2015

To borrow analogies from the other type of racing that has dominated the headlines recently, the NASCAR regular season is making its way through the backstretch, and two horses are distancing themselves from the pack. Last weekend’s race at Pocono marked the 14th race of the Sprint Cup’s 26-race regular season, and with more time elapsed than remaining until the Chase for the Cup begins, Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson are making it clear that they’re the top contenders to add another championship to their mantles. They’ve done it in different ways. Harvick, the defending champion, has been the model of consistency, with 13 top-10s …

Logano’s New Hampshire experiences both plentiful and memorable

Saturday, June 6, 2015

In the weeks and days leading up to races in Loudon, New Hampshire Motor Speedway is just another track to Joey Logano – another speedway, another oval, one of 23 venues on the Sprint Cup calendar where a good finish helps and a bad finish hurts. Get him to Victory Lane, however, and …

Drew Bonifant: Deering’s Rheault thriving as a champion in Germany’s pro league

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Jon Rheault’s been playing in 14,000-seat arenas, packed to the brim on a nightly basis with raucous, raving fans. He’s skated alongside NHL veterans and prospects, trying like him to hear themselves think amongst the constant din. He’s even been in a downtown parade, with jubilant fans surrounding him and his teammates after …