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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

Kurt Busch doesn't mind these kind of shots

Kurt Busch was in hot water before Saturday night's race and didn't seem to mind a bit.

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Keselowski wins Nationwide race

CONCORD, N.C. - Brad Keselowski passed teammate Ryan Blaney with 12 laps to go to win the Nationwide Series race Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Big-name drivers have work cut out for them in Chase

CONCORD, N.C. - One bad race knocked three of NASCAR's biggest names to the bottom of the championship standings, and a repeat tonight at Charlotte Motor Speedway will put the trio on the verge of ...
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Kyle Busch wins Sprint Cup pole at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday night's race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Joe Gibbs Racing could surge into the championship race.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Hornish to drive for Richard Petty Motorsports

Sam Hornish Jr. is getting a second shot at a full-time ride in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series.

Harvick has had a string of bad luck

Kevin Harvick has eight pole positions this year - six of them with track-record speeds. He has also led 1,653 laps - nearly twice as many as his career-best season in 2006. Very little of that ...
By Don Coble

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Goodyear needs to get handle on NASCAR tire troubles

It's impossible to be perfect  and never fail at all. To listen to Goodyear officials, the company never, ever comes up short at the race track.
By Jenna Fryer

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Crowd turns out for Sanders memorial

ATLANTA -- A large crowd filled a downtown Atlanta church Saturday for the memorial service for Carl Sanders, an Augusta native who had served as governor in the height of the Civil Rights Movement.
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