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June 09, 2013,

Johnson wins in Pocono; Bayne wins in Iowa

All three NASCAR national series are on the track this weekend, but for the first time all season, three different tracks will host the races.

In the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Jimmie Johnson won at Pocono Raceway, the Tricky Triangle, in the Party in the Poconos 400 Presented by Walmart.

In the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Trevor Bayne won at Iowa Speedway in the DuPont Pioneer 250.

In the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Jeb Burton won at Texas Motor Speedway in the WinStar Casino 400.

Sprint Cup Series: Party in the Poconos 400 results | Standings

Nationwide Series: DuPont Pioneer 250 results | Standings

Camping World Truck Series: WinStar Casino 400 results | Standings

Johnson wins in Pocono

Jimmie Johnson won the Party in the Poconos 400 Presented by Walmart Sunday at Pocono Raceway, putting forth another dominant performance and rebounding from last week's restart debacle at Dover. | Read the full story

Bayne wins in Iowa

Rain postponed the DuPont Pioneer 250 from Iowa Speedway to Sunday, but Trevor Bayne was right on time, catching Austin Dillon with 19 laps to go and winning less than week after getting married | Read the full story

Dillon wins pole

Austin Dillon won his third straight Coors Light Pole in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. He followed it up with a strong second-place finish in the Dupont Pioneer 250 in Iowa. | Read the full story

Nationwide's time to shine

The NASCAR Nationwide Series has made quite a home for itself at Iowa Speedway, which began hosting the circuit in 2009. In a race largely free of Sprint Cup moonlighters, series regulars get their chance to perform in front of a packed house of avid fans in the Midwest. | Read the story

Edwards eager for more

It's not time to hit the panic button yet, Carl Edwards insists. Even with his second-place rank in the Sprint Cup points, he's hoping for better performance from his Roush Fenway Racing team and Ford as the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup postseason nears. | Read the story

Johnson, Kurt Busch show speed

Series points leader Jimmie Johnson and the resurgent Kurt Busch paced Saturday's pair of practice sessions at Pocono Raceway as the Sprint Cup tour saw its first on-track activity of the damp weekend. Johnson was second-fastest behind Busch in the final session, and Busch was third-best behind Johnson in the first practice. | Read the story

Debate over Dover

Jimmie Johnson and Juan Pablo Montoya have a candid back-and-forth about their opinions on the restart last week at Dover where Johnson was black-flagged. Listen as they speak to media at Pocono Raceway. | Read the story | Watch the video

Career crossroads?

Jeff Gordon received a shot in the arm before his arrival at Pocono Raceway this weekend as his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team inked a three-year extension with sponsor Axalta. But will the four-time Cup champ still be driving for the length of the deal? | Read the story

Rain washes out qualifying

Rain forces qualifying to be canceled on Friday at Pocono. The lineup for the Party in the Poconos 400 presented by Walmart will be set by owner's points, with Jimmie Johnson taking the Coors Light Pole, while drivers like Joey Logano jet early to Iowa for Nationwide practice. | Read the full story

Burton wins at Texas

NASCAR Next driver Jeb Burton, 20, gets his first career victory in the WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. Burton edges Ty Dillon to get the historic victory and become the youngest Truck driver at Texas. | Read the full story

Dillon, Bowman fastest in Iowa

Austin Dillon and Alex Bowman continued their trend of fast practices as each took the top spot in Friday's sessions at Iowa Speedway. | Read the full story

They've got next

NASCAR prospect hounds, listen up. NASCAR named its Next 13 at Iowa Speedway, i.e. future stars you'll want to keep an eye on. Brad Norman was there to take notes. | Read the full story

New face of the No. 51

Chad Hackenbracht got his first big chance in his national series debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. Kristen Boghosian checks in to see how his first day on the job went. | Read the full story

Sauter wins pole

Johnny Sauter wins his first pole of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, turning the only lap in sub-30 seconds on Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway. | Read the full story


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