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Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Junior earns emotional win at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Harvick must make up ground

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high.

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Edwards, Newman hope to continue surprising runs

Carl Edwards and Ryan Newman, two drivers few predicted would still be eligible at this stage of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, remain in the hunt for the title.

McMurray surprise winner of Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Earnhardt raises awareness about concussions

Dale Earnhardt Jr., other athletes, recount their battles with concussions in a video made for the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
By Jenna Fryer

Owner praises his duo of Keselowski and Logano

Race team owner Roger Penske says the Brad Keselowski-Joey Logano grouping is special.
By Don Coble

Crews for Patrick, Kurt Busch swapped

Stewart-Haas Racing will swap the teams of Danica Patrick and Kurt Busch after this Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Keselowski goes his own way

TALLADEGA, Ala. - It didn't take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Chase moves on without big-name drivers

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kyle Busch all were knocked out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
By Don Coble

Keselowski advances, Johnson, Earnhardt eliminated from Chase

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime for one of the biggest wins of his career and earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race.
By Don Coble

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Vickers on pole, but many drivers are angry and confused

TALLADEGA, Ala. - NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega but left many drivers angry and confused, and three full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.
By Jenna Fryer

Peters ends drought with first Truck victory of the season

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Timothy Peters picked up his first NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season and ended a 22-race winless drough tSaturday by holding off the field on a two-lap sprint to the ...

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Johnson chalks up bickering to frustration

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Six-time and defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson dismissed the idea that there is any tension with crew chief Chad Knaus after the two were overheard bickering on their team ...

Kenseth still steaming after last week's dustup

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brad Keselowski admitted he got off easy following last Saturday's post-race fracas at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Johnson, Earnhardt in tough spots

Even with three victories apiece this yearJimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are likely to be eliminated from the playoffs Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
By Don Coble

Junior likes elimination format

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has no issues with NASCAR's championship format, even as he heads to Talladega Superspeedway on the brink of elimination.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Keselowski, Stewart fined after Charlotte fracas

The post-race crashes and fistfights at the Charlotte Motor Speedway created headlines, but it won't have any other effect on the Chase for the Championship.
By Don Coble

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Fryer: Post-race dustups put NASCAR in tough position

NASCAR Chairman Brian France has always been very clear about the action he wants to see in races.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Frustrations come to a head at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - Matt Kenseth, usually so calm and composed, lost his cool and attacked Brad Keselowski at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Harvick wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. - Kevin Harvick earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race by winning Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer
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