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Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Kenseth suspended two races for Logano wreck

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Matt Kenseth has been suspended for the next two races for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano in an act of retaliation that threatens to affect who wins the NASCAR championship.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

Column: NASCAR needs consistency to quell 'wild West'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - When Matt Kenseth steered Joey Logano into the wall, the crowd roared its approval as a veteran driver delivered old-school payback. 
By By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015

Jeff Gordon earns spot in championship finale

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Jeff Gordon earned an automatic berth in NASCAR's championship race - where he'll try to win a fifth title in his final season - with a victory Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Keselowski feeling good about Chase chances

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - It's been a ho-hum year for Brad Keselowski, who has been overshadowed all season by teammate Joey Logano.

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Logano takes pole at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va .- Joey Logano won the pole at Martinsville Speedway on Friday to set up a shot at his fourth consecutive win and a quick berth into NASCAR's championship race.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

NASCAR, Watkins Glen agree to deal

NASCAR will race at Watkins Glen International for the next five years.

Sponsorship conflicts are common in NASCAR

Sponsorship conflicts are common on teams and within NASCAR.
By Don Coble

Harvick pleads his innocence

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Reigning NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick shrugged off his critics and insisted he did not intentionally cause a wreck at Talladega Superspeedway to preserve his spot in the ...
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Thank Harvick for latest fiasco

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Thank goodness Dale Earnhardt Jr. showed dignity in defeat after he was bounced from NASCAR's playoffs.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

Logano wins Talladega with another controversial finish

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Joey Logano completed a sweep of the second round of NASCAR's playoffs by winning in a controversial finish Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
By Don Coble

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Peters wins Truck Series race

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Timothy Peters won the Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway for the second consecutive year.

Gordon wins Talladega pole

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Jeff Gordon led a Hendrick Motorsports rout in qualifying Saturday to win the pole for his final race at Talladega Superspeedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Earnhardt Jr. likes his chances at Talladega

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has struggled in the second round of NASCAR's playoffs and needs a good run at Talladega Superspeedway to avoid elimination in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. 

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Logano breaks unwritten rule

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Joey Logano scoffed at the seemingly unwritten rule that you don't spin someone when you're already guaranteed of advancing in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Dave Skretta

Moment of truth arrives for some drivers at Talladega

Drivers have dreaded Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway for months.
By Don Coble

Kurt Busch gains outside sponsorship

Kurt Busch now has outside corporate sponsorship again -and a multi-year contract extension to remain with Stewart-Haas Racing.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Joey Logano's time might be now

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There was a time not so long ago when it was easy to pick on Joey Logano.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Enders breaks female wins record

ENNIS, Texas - Erica Enders raced to her eighth Pro Stock victory of the year Sunday in the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals to break the NHRA season record for female drivers.

Joey Logano's bump helps him win for second week in a row

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Joey Logano doesn't think he did anything wrong in the final stages of Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 while Matt Kenseth felt like he was completely in the wrong.
By Rick Peterson

Logano spins out Kenseth late, wins at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Joey Logano won his second Chase race in a row, spinning out Matt Kenseth with five laps remaining at Kansas Speedway to potentially spoil his rival's championship hopes.
By Dave Skretta

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