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Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

Harvick dominates at Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the final round of NASCAR's playoffs, while Jeff Gordon was knocked out.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Harvick up to speed in final practice

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Jamie McMurray was the fastest driver in Saturday's final practice at Phoenix International Raceway, where Kevin Harvick established himself as the driver to beat.

Teen clinches Nationwide Series title

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Chase Elliott became the youngest champion in NASCAR history by wrapping up the Nationwide Series title Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway.

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Hamlin wins pole in Arizona

Denny Hamlin led five Chase for the Sprint Cup championship drivers in the qualifying session, turning a lap at 142.113 mph to put his Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in the top starting spot for ...
By Jenna Fryer

Ex-girlfriend accuses NASCAR driver of assault

DOVER, Del. - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch has been accused of domestic assault by his ex-girlfriend, and police in Delaware said Friday they are investigating.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Hendrick Motorsports to cover fines

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hendrick Motorsports will pay the $185,000 in fines levied against six crew members for their role in a post-race fight at Texas between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski.

Cell phones are invaluable to NASCAR crewmen

One of the most important tools in NASCAR is found in a crewman's pocket, not a tool box. It's a cell phone.
By Don Coble

Keselowski won't back down

Brad Keselowski is facing the growing ire of fellow drivers who don't like his aggressive moves throughout the Chase for the Championship.
By Don Coble

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Hamlin believes most drivers have no respect for Keselowski

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Denny Hamlin thinks drivers don't respect Brad Keselowski, and the contempt stems from his refusal to show remorse for his aggressive driving.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Are there double standards for Brad Keselowski?

For the second time in four races, Brad Keselowski was attacked in a post-race fracas because his aggressive driving upset someone.
By Jenna Fryer

Penske supports Keselowski after fight

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Roger Penske gave his unwavering support to driver Brad Keselowski, who has now been involved in two post-race fights in four races.

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Hamilton wins US Grand Prix, moves closer to title

AUSTIN, Texas -- Lewis Hamilton got the better of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg once again Sunday, winning the U.S. Grand Prix to edge closer to his second Formula One world championship.
By Jim Vertuno

Fight mars Johnson's victory in Texas

Jimmie Johnson won Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway, but while he was celebrating, Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon confronted Brad Keselowski after Keselowski made contact with him.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide race in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Kyle Busch won the Nationwide Series race at Texas on Saturday, giving him a chance for a tripleheader sweep this weekend.

Newman makes late move

Ryan Newman is the shocking surprise among the eight drivers still in contention for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Drivers talk over differences

Matt Kenseth feels terrible about the wreck that left Kevin Harvick last among the eight drivers still eligible in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Keselowski must win one of next two races

Brad Keselowski is back in a familiar spot - essentially needing a win to advance to the next round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Don Coble

Finish line is in sight in NASCAR

As the NASCAR season gets closer to the finish line in three races, surviving drivers often are nearly overwhelmed by the pressure to advance to the next round.
By Don Coble

Stewart is confident in Harvick's chances

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart has never been fond of predictions and when asked, he almost always gives the same response: “If I knew the answer to that, I’d probably be a bookie in Las Vegas.”
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Points still crucial in new NASCAR format

When NASCAR chairman Brian France revealed the changes to the championship format, he vowed that winning would be the most important element.
By Jenna Fryer

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Ex-superintendent to write of miraculous recovery

Taking his doctor's advice, former Richmond County school superintendent Frank Roberson has nearly finished writing a 150-page book about his remarkable recovery from brain trauma.
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