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Kevin Harvick Closes Out Chase with Championship Clinching Victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway
November 18th, 2014 at 2:25 AM
Kevin Harvick closed out the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season in style on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In a highest place finisher takes all Championship Race, Kevin Harvick was able to win the Ford EcoBoost 400. He needed to as championship contender Ryan Newman finished second. Denny Hamlin was...

Matt Kenseth Wins Ford EcoBoost 300 to End NASCAR Nationwide Series Era
November 15th, 2014 at 10:17 PM
In what was the last NASCAR Nationwide Series race ever, Matt Kenseth beat out Kyle Larson on a green-white-checkered finish Saturday, to score the victory in the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead Miami Speedway. XFINITY will become the new title sponsor of NASCAR's second series next season. ***PHOTO1*** For Kenseth, it was...

Matt Crafton First to Win Back-to-Back Truck Series Titles; Darrell Wallace Jr Wins Finale
November 14th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
Matt Crafton become the first driver in the 20-year history of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to win back-to-back championships. The driver of the No. 88 ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra needed to finish 21st or better to clinch the championship in Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway,...

Kevin Harvick Wins Phoenix; Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman Also Advance
November 9th, 2014 at 8:09 PM
The Final Four that will race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship is set following Sunday's Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Kevin Harvick dominated the race by leading 264 of the 312 laps. The victory moved him through the Eliminator Round of the Chase. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan...

Chase Elliott Youngest NASCAR Champion Ever; Brad Keselowski Steals Phoenix Nationwide Win from Kyle Busch
November 8th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
Chase Elliott made NASCAR national series history Saturday by clinching the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship. At the age of 18, Elliott became the youngest NASCAR champion, and also is the first rookie to ever win a championship in one of NASCAR's top three levels. ***PHOTO1*** Elliott only needed to finish ahead...

Erik Jones Wins Power Outage Shortened Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway
November 8th, 2014 at 1:50 AM
After a 115 minute delay before the start of Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway due to power failure, the race was called after 126 of the scheduled 150 laps due to another power outage. Erik Jones led 114 of the 126 laps and...

Greg Pursley Wins NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Championship as Nick Drake Takes Phoenix
November 7th, 2014 at 1:35 AM
On Thursday night at Phoenix International Raceway, Greg Pursley capped off his 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season by earning the championship. Nick Drake raced from the pole to his first career K&N Pro Series win in the Casino Arizona 100. ***PHOTO1*** The 46-year-old Pursley earned his second career championship. He...

Jimmie Johnson Wins AAA Texas 500; Jeff Gordon Brawls with Brad Keselowski
November 2nd, 2014 at 8:52 PM
The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is turning into a circus. The latest debacle was touched off after Brad Keselowski made contact into Jeff Gordon on the first attempt at a green-white-checkered finish in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. Jimmie Johnson would go on...

Kyle Busch Gives Joe Gibbs Racing Its 100th NASCAR Nationwide Series Victory
November 1st, 2014 at 7:12 PM
By winning the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, Kyle Busch gave Joe Gibbs Racing the organization's 100th NASCAR Nationwide Series competition. Busch has been behind the wheel for 58 of those wins and Saturday's win was the seventh of the 2014 season for Busch. ***PHOTO1*** The 29-year-old...

Kyle Busch Wins WinStar World Casino and Resort 350 for Seventh Truck Series Win of 2014
November 1st, 2014 at 1:27 AM
Kyle Busch did what he normally does when racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch won his seventh Truck Series race of the 2014 season in the WinStar World Casino Resort 350. He now has won 42 of the 124 races...

Dale Earnhardt Jr Wins for the First Time at Martinsville Speedway
October 26th, 2014 at 9:17 PM
For the first time in his career, Dale Earnhardt Jr has won at Martinsville Speedway. He rallied from fifth on a restart with five laps to go on Sunday in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500, to grab the lead and then hold off his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Darrell Wallace Jr Wins Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway for Third Win of Season
October 25th, 2014 at 6:49 PM
Saturday's Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway was a physical affair, but in the end it was Darrell Wallace Jr driving to victory lane for the third time in the 2014 season. Wallace picked up his first career Truck Series win in this same race...

Doug Coby Clinches Second Championship in Three Seasons as Ryan Preece Wins Finale
October 20th, 2014 at 9:04 PM
On Sunday at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Doug Coby wrapped up the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship for 2014 to go along with his 2012 title. His 17th place finish was the worst of the season for him, but he still won the championship by 22 points over Ryan Preece. ***PHOTO1*** Preece,...

Brad Keselowski Saves Championship Chances After Winning Wild GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 19th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
NASCAR's new Chase for the Sprint Cup playoff format reached the next cutoff and the 2012 champion, Brad Keselowski, had his back against the wall, needing a win to ensure his advancement into the final eight. Keselowski did just that after surviving near disaster early in the race and then...

Timothy Peters Wins Fred’s 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Talladega
October 19th, 2014 at 1:52 AM
It took a green-white-checkered finish, but Red Horse Racing and Timothy Peters was able to hold of the field of trucks in the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon. The win was the first of the 2014 season for Peters and the...

Christian PaHud Wins in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Debut Saturday Night
October 14th, 2014 at 1:14 AM
Christian PaHud, this season's PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge winner, earned a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West start and won his debut race in the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at All American Speedway in Roseville, California this past Saturday. The 21-year-old from Daytona, Ohio drove the No. 99 PEAK Toyota...

Brad Keselowski Picks up 31st Career NASCAR Nationwide Series Victory Friday Night at Charlotte
October 12th, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Brad Keselowski led the final 14 laps of Friday night's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to pick up his fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of 2014 and the 31st of his career. Keselowski moved into a tie for fifth all-time with NASCAR Hall of Famer Jack...

Kevin Harvick Wins Bank of America 500 at Charlotte as Tempers Boil Between Chase Contenders
October 12th, 2014 at 8:54 PM
Kevin Harvick stayed ahead of the drama during Saturday night's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to record his third win of the 2014 season but first since April. The win advances Harvick through the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and into the...

Andy Seuss Wraps up NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Championship as Burt Myers Wins at Charlotte
October 10th, 2014 at 1:12 AM
Andy Seuss won his first career NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship on Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway's quarter-mile after finishing fifth in the Southern Slam 150. Burt Myers won a Tour-high fourth race this season. ***PHOTO1*** The 27-year-old Seuss' season ended with 12 top five finishes in the 14 races...

Joey Logano Wins Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway to Advance to Eliminator Round of Chase
October 5th, 2014 at 6:53 PM
On a day when only five of the 12 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers finished in the top 10 Joey Logano punched his ticket out of the Contender Round and into the Eliminator Round by winning the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr,...