Minute-by-Minute


Minute-by-Minute: Sunday at Chicagoland

July 21, 2013, Pat DeCola, NASCAR.com

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Recap all the updates from Sunday's STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway

5:54 p.m. ET: Thanks for joining Minute-by-Minute for the STP 300, we'll leave you with a shot of Victory Lane with race-winner Joey Logano.

Chicagoland Speedway@ChicagolndSpdwy
.@SamHornish congratulates teammate @joeylogano on his #STP300 win pic.twitter.com/aQnTeYsyPL

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5:44 p.m. ET: Huge day for Penske.

Brad Keselowski @keselowski
Congrats @penskeracing on the 1-2 @ChicagolndSpdwy & @joeylogano on the win

5:42 p.m. ET: Twice as nice.

NASCAR Nationwide @NASCAR_NNS
@joeylogano
becomes the first repeat winner (’09, ’13) at @ChicagolndSpdwy as he takes the checkered in the #STP 300. #NASCAR

5:41 p.m. ET: Off week? What off week?

NASCAR on ESPN @ESPNNASCAR
Joey Logano wins at Chicagoland. Roger Penske asked him to run this race and Joey delivered the trophy!

5:37 p.m. ET: Down to the wire.

Dakoda Armstrong @DakodaArmstrong
10 laps of @NASCAR_NNS racing remain- the @WinFieldInsight #Camaro loses some ground on restart but clawing back- P16. #STP300

5:30 p.m. ET: TUNE IN!

NASCAR Nationwide @NASCAR_NNS
It's going to be a battle for the lead on the restart! Tune in to @ESPNNASCAR now and watch the action unfold #NASCAR

5:20 p.m. ET: Yeah, definitely.

Jeff Burton @RCR31JeffBurton
Surprised no one took 2?

5:08 p.m. ET: Regan Smith goes for a spin.

4:54 p.m. ET: Action! Action!

KyleBuschMotorsports @KBMteam
Action Shot: Four tires and a wedge adjustment to tighten up @joeycoulter and 54 @MonsterEnergy @toyotaracing Camry pic.twitter.com/RuVnZXbt5b

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4:49 p.m. ET: "Tank-slappin". The hip new slang of the summer.

Chase Elliott @chaseelliott
Wow! That was some tank slappin right there! Nice save

4:46 p.m. ET: A win for Allgaier here would be HUGE.

Sunoco Racing@SunocoRacing
Just 75 laps remain @ChicagolndSpdwy and @J_Allgaier has put his @TSMotorsports car in contention. He runs 10th. pic.twitter.com/LNq3PGrYVF

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4:41 p.m. ET: Another tough day for Travis Pastrana.

No. 60 TEAM@Pastrana60Team
Pastrana pits under caution to repair damage sustained under green. Contact with another car that was coming to pit. pic.twitter.com/oNCmgKYyWn

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4:31 p.m. ET: Still can't figure it out.

RAB Racing@RAB_Racing
Trying to find the electrical gremlin, now changing ignition boxes, motor still won't crank. pic.twitter.com/jijoEddbeC

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4:24 p.m. ET: Tough luck for Alex Bowman.

RAB Racing@RAB_Racing
Going behind the wall, still won't crank and start back up after a new battery

4:20 p.m. ET:  Bowman's battery change.

RAB Racing ‏@RAB_Racing
In the pits changing the battery pic.twitter.com/lzv54gV0pT

4:14 p.m. ET: Everyone watches on Sunday.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. @StenhouseJr
Wow @SamHornish has his @FordRacing mustang rolling!! Already back to 8th @NASCAR_NNS

4:10 p.m. ET: Neat little collage.

Dakoda Armstrong @DakodaArmstrong
The @RCRracing #21 @WinFieldInsight crew working through the heat today @ChicagolndSpdwy #NASCAR pic.twitter.com/r68Hxalhmd

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4:08 p.m. ET: Well-oiled machine. (The car AND the pit crew.)

Brian Scott @bscottracing
Image of Brian Scott's first pit stop on lap 50 here at Chicagoland. Four tires, fuel and track bar adjustment. pic.twitter.com/LGR17YClmA

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4:04 p.m. ET: Well alright then.

Joey Coulter @joeycoulter
Joey lost some momentum due to the 2 chopping him off. #NASCAR -PR

3:57 p.m. ET: Inside look at Coulter's pit stop.

KyleBuschMotorsports @KBMteam
Final moments of pit road stop @joeycoulter reported being a little snug 1&2 so team took tire adjustments pic.twitter.com/zUDrPtRNAt

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3:48 p.m. ET: No need to worry. Yet.

Brian Neudorff@NASCAR_WXMAN
Weather update for @ChicagolndSpdwy storms forming but are at least 60 miles away #NASCAR pic.twitter.com/L5XEJf7ocw

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3:45 p.m. ET: See?

KyleBuschMotorsports @KBMteam
Spotter and crew chief tell @joeycoulter "run your own race, you are catching the next 5 or 6" p13 at lap 31 JGR/KBM 54 @MonsterEnergy

3:42 p.m. ET: Still plenty of race left.

Matthew Dillner@MatthewDillner
Not much talk of @joeycoulter so far. Running in 54 #Monster car @KyleBusch has kicked tail in this yr. good opportunity there #NASCAR

3:33 p.m. ET: This guy might know a thing or two about strong driving.

Brad Keselowski @keselowski
Sam looks really strong. When a driver can pull through a side draft on the bottom and take the lead, you know he has a great car.

3:30 p.m. ET: Jack, the jokester.

Zack Albert@zack_albert
@roushfenway
owner Jack Roush shares a laugh with @Tbayne21 on @ChicagolndSpdwy pit road. #NASCAR #STP300 pic.twitter.com/Ebd3M8VM5h

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3:26 p.m. ET: Can't tell if he's serious or not.

Darrell Wallace Jr @BubbaWallace
@KyleBusch
wait. You're not in this race?!? #DA

3:24 p.m. ET: This is always great to see.

Zack Albert@zack_albert
A serviceman talks up @penskeracing driver @joeylogano in #STP300 prerace @ChicagolndSpdwy. #NASCAR pic.twitter.com/0NPHfY9mnC

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3:22 p.m. ET: There's that smoke from Gase.

Kyle Larson @KyleLarsonRacin
Caution flies before the end of lap 1 for a blown motor. Still p22. #NASCAR -PR pic.twitter.com/YKik7jEd80

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3:21 p.m. ET: Papa Roush is always watching.

Zack Albert@zack_albert
Jack Roush keeping an eye on @TravisPastrana in #STP300 prerace @ChicagolndSpdwy. #NASCAR pic.twitter.com/S5QlfqbD5g

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3:20 p.m. ET: A bit of an explanation from TSM.

Turner Scott Motorsp@TSMotorsports
The 52 had issues getting started before the race, hit the start finish line in a plume of smoke.

3:18 p.m. ET: Well, that didn't take long.

NASCAR Nationwide @NASCAR_NNS
Lap 1: Caution out. Fluid on the frontstretch. #NASCAR

3:17 p.m. ET: We are!

Brad Keselowski @keselowski
Settled in to my couch after a long 10 days and ready to watch some @NASCAR_NNS racing on @espn Anyone else watching?

3:12 p.m. ET: Piquet is looking to make a mid-season move with this race.

Nelson Piquet Jr. @NelsonPiquet
@NelsonPiquet
chats with co-owner Harry Scott Jr prior to the race-PR pic.twitter.com/0Cr5vN8yZF

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3:09 p.m. ET: Definitely hard to bet against him.

Chase Elliott @chaseelliott
Lots of @ReganSmith picks! Think I gotta go with y'all on that one.

3:04 p.m. ET: Get pumped!

JR Motorsports @JRMotorsports
Drivers are climbing into their cars. Time to go racing!

2:56 p.m. ET: THE BEAST.

Joey Coulter @joeycoulter
Who's ready for some @NASCAR_NNS? It's time to #unleashthebeast pic.twitter.com/LKG4CbjfDw

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2:55 p.m. ET: Hometown favorite Justin Allgaier's ride.

Lauren Emling@lkemling
The @BrandtRacing Chevy is waiting on pit road for @J_Allgaier. Race coverage is on ESPN. pic.twitter.com/zXeRB60KkP

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2:53 p.m. ET: Your pole-winning Ford Mustang, ladies and gents.

Penske Racing@penskeracing
The #HertzRacing @FordRacing Mustang on the starting grid. pic.twitter.com/bZV7tcHQ1J

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2:52 p.m. ET:  That's one good-looking Camry. Man.

Toyota Racing @toyotaracing
The @Nationwide #Dash4Cash parade car at @ChicagolndSpdwy is a sweet looking @NASCAR_NNS Camry! pic.twitter.com/fUfh4Q61w5

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2:49 p.m. ET: Had to do a double-take, myself, there. Thought it was that other guy that wears the Monster Energy firesuit.

KyleBuschMotorsports @KBMteam
@KBMteam drivers @pkligerman and @joeycoulter talk at driver intros for #STP300 @chicagolandspdwy pic.twitter.com/qTiYuBRfTp

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2:37 p.m. ET: Looking like a picture-perfect day at Chicagoland.

JR Motorsports @JRMotorsports
The @GreatClips and @SpeedcoPM Chevys on the grid ready to go at @ChicagolndSpdwy. pic.twitter.com/eO4lEUrEJr

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2:32 p.m. ET: There's your series points leader.

JR Motorsports @JRMotorsports
.@ReganSmith talking to @ESPNNASCAR before today's race @ChicagolndSpdwy. pic.twitter.com/H9SCnXwjz0

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2:25 p.m. ET: Kligerman, coincidentally, is also 10th in standings.

Parker Kligerman @pkligerman
Qualified 10th today, not bad. Looking forward to the race with @epphillips15 and @BigEarl48 and the boys! Gonna be a fun race! #NASCAR

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