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Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Joey Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase race

LOUDON, N.H. - Joey Logano pulled away on the restart to win a green-white-checkered finish Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup ...
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Custer, 16, makes history with Trucks win

LOUDON, N.H. - Cole Custer became the youngest winner in a NASCAR national series race at 16, taking the checkered flag at New Hampshire in his seventh career Truck Series start.

Harvick believes staying in mix is key to Chase success

LOUDON, N.H. — Yes, even Dick Vitale has endorsed NASCAR’s new tournament-style bracket to crown a champion. Just win and advance, baby! Time for a T.O.
By Dan Gelston

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Keselowski sets track record to claim Sprint Cup pole

LOUDON, N.H. - Brad Keselowski will start the second race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship the way he ended the first one - out front.

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Edwards still part of the team

Although Carl Edwards is leaving Roush Fenway Racing at the end of the season for a new team - and a new manufacturer - the team still allows him to attend meetings to discuss setups and other ...

Chase drivers at bottom must win one of final two races

Aric Almirola's chances to advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship probably went up in smoke last week at Chicagoland Speedway.
By Don Coble

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Grand jury to decide if Tony Stewart is charged

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.
By Carolyn Thompson

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Fryer: Stay in Chase might be short for first-timers

AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

JOLIET, Ill. - With a daring drive through the middle, Brad Keselowski showed how badly he wants to win another championship.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Edwards fastest in final practice

JOLIET, Ill. - Title contender Carl Edwards was the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. - Kyle Busch will start the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on the pole for Sunday's opening race at Chicagoland Speedway. 

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Owner goes after motorsports double

Car owner Roger Penske can make more history in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

'Chase' is survival of the fittest

Greg Biffle's season was a lot like last Saturday night's race at Richmond International Speedway with the competition continuing to pull further ahead.
By Don Coble

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Fryer: Teams, drivers starting to rev up for Chase

The 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup is here and the laissez-faire attitude must go. A loaded championship field means there's little room for error.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Keselowski on Sprint Cup pole

RICHMOND, Va. - Brad Keselowski ran a lap at 126.618 mph to win the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Xfinity Series to replace Nationwide Series

Comcast Corp. on Wednesday signed a 10-year agreement to replace Nationwide Insurance as the title sponsor of NASCAR's second-tier racing series.

Kahne's victory was popular

The sense of urgency at Hendrick Motorsports was transformed into relief and celebration last Sunday when Kasey Kahne won at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
By Don Coble

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Jenna Fryer: Healing is important for Stewart; a Chase berth isn't

Tony Stewart's 41st-place finish wasn't important in the grand scheme of life, which he is beginning to understand in the aftermath of driver Kevin Ward Jr.'s death.
By Jenna Fryer

Kahne wins at Atlanta, earns spot in Chase

HAMPTON, Ga. - Kasey Kahne bounced back from poor pit stop to win the Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Blaney takes Trucks race

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario - Ryan Blaney edged German Quiroga by 0.049 seconds to win the Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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