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Kevin Harvick Wins Seventh Pole of 2014 Friday at Dover International Speedway
September 26th, 2014 at 8:47 PM
In 13 seasons driving for Richard Childress Racing Kevin Harvick only won six NASCAR Sprint Cup Series poles. After winning the pole on Friday at Dover International Speedway for the AAA 400 Harvick has now won seven of the 29 poles this season driving for Stewart-Haas Racing. ***PHOTO1*** After Harvick was fastest...

Ryan Truex’s Future Uncertain After Parting Ways with BK Racing
September 26th, 2014 at 12:08 AM
Ryan Truex was replaced on the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway entry list by Travis Kvapil. It is the second straight week that Kvapil has replaced the 22-year-old rookie in the No. 83 Toyota for BK Racing. On Thursday Truex spoke about parting ways with BK Racing. ***PHOTO1*** Truex, the younger...

NASCAR’s New Sprint Cup Series Rules Package Could Hurt Nationwide Series
September 25th, 2014 at 3:57 PM
On Tuesday NASCAR officially announced a new rules package that will be in effect for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Included in those rules were a lot of rules that have made the Sprint Cup Series come closer to the NASCAR Nationwide Series. ***PHOTO1*** One major change to the NASCAR...

Grand Jury Rules No Charges Against Tony Stewart in the Death of Kevin Ward Jr
September 24th, 2014 at 9:04 PM
On Wednesday an Ontario County, New York grand jury ruled that there will be no criminal charges against NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart. The grand jury heard two dozen witnesses over the better part of two days with the two charges considered being second degree manslaughter and criminally...

NASCAR Announces New Rules Package for 2015 Sprint Cup Series Season
September 23rd, 2014 at 10:50 PM
NASCAR announced Tuesday afternoon a complete overhaul of the rules package for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. All together NASCAR made nearly 60 enhancements for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. ***PHOTO1*** "This race package represents a lot of hard work by NASCAR, the race teams, the drivers, our...

A Look at the Current Challenger Round Chase Grid; Four Eliminations Will Occur at Dover
September 22nd, 2014 at 9:15 PM
Here is a look at the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings after the first two races of the 16-driver Challenger Round. Only Sunday's AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway is left before the bottom four drivers in the Chase Grid are eliminated without advancing to the 12-driver Contender...

Joey Logano Wins Wild Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Advances to Contender Round
September 21st, 2014 at 7:12 PM
Joey Logano came on strong at the end of the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to win his fourth race of the 2014 season and the seventh of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. Logano's victory advances him to the Contender Round in the Chase for the Sprint...

Brad Keselowski Wins Pole for Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
September 19th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
Brad Keselowski took the pole for the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Keselowski was fastest in both rounds of the knockout qualifying session on Friday. It's Keselowski's eighth career pole and the fifth of his 2014 season. Starting alongside Keselowski on the front row is Jamie McMurray. ***PHOTO1*** Starting in...

Who Replaces Marcos Ambrose? That’s the Hottest Question of NASCAR’s Silly Season
September 18th, 2014 at 12:19 AM
Last week Marcos Ambrose and Richard Petty Motorsports announced that the two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner would be returning to Australia and will be racing V-8 Supercars for Dick Johnson Racing. Ambrose, who had a ton of success in the series prior to moving to NASCAR, had been driving...

Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Additions of Stanley and DeWalt Along with Justin Boston’s Nationwide Debut
September 17th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
On Wednesday Joe Gibbs Racing announced the additions of Stanley and DeWalt to their sponsorship lineup for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and also announced that Justin Boston will drive two NASCAR Nationwide Series race for the team. ***PHOTO1*** Stanley will sponsor the No. 19 Toyota of Carl Edwards for 12...

Marcos Ambrose to Run for DJR Team Penske in Return to Australia’s V8 Supercars
September 15th, 2014 at 8:27 PM
On Sunday, one day after Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Marcos Ambrose would not return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the team in 2015 and said he would return to Australia, Team Penske announced that they have signed the 38-year-old. He will drive the No. 17 Ford Falcon...

Corey LaJoie to Make Sprint Cup Series Debut This Weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
September 15th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
According to the entry list for this weekend's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 22-year-old driver Corey LaJoie will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut driving the No. 77 Ford for Randy Humphrey Racing. LaJoie, a second generation driver from Concord, North Carolina, is currently a development driver...

Brad Keselowski Punches Ticket to Next Chase Round After Winning at Chicagoland Speedway
September 14th, 2014 at 7:21 PM
In a wild last 18 laps of Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway the Challenger Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup kicked off with one of the favorites heading into it finding victory lane. Brad Keselowski made a breathtaking three wide pass in the middle of Kevin...

Marcos Ambrose Leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at End of 2014 to Return to Australia
September 13th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
On Saturday Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Marcos Ambrose, driver of the team's No. 9 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford, will not return to the organization in 2015 as he has decided to return to his home country of Australia to continue his racing career. Richard Petty Motorsports is evaluating...

Qualifying Canceled Due to Rain, Kyle Busch Awarded Pole for Sunday’s Race at Chicagoland Speedway
September 12th, 2014 at 8:29 PM
Kyle Busch is on the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch took the pole after qualifying was rained out Friday night. Busch was fastest in the first practice session which was held early on Friday before the rain and that's how NASCAR set...

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Predictions by Round; Who are Our Champs?
September 10th, 2014 at 9:51 PM
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will embark a new playoff system for the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup starting this Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway and with it will come elimination rounds. After the first three races, called the Challenger Round four drivers will be eliminated. After the next...

Stewart-Haas Racing Announces Pit Crew Swap Between #4 & #14 Teams
September 9th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
Stewart-Haas Racing announced Tuesday that they have decided to swap the pit crews between the #4 team and driver Kevin Harvick and the #14 team and driver Tony Stewart. ***PHOTO1*** The decision comes after Tony Stewart's #14 team failed to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Harvick has been vocal...

Brad Keselowski Dominates Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway
September 6th, 2014 at 11:53 PM
For the second straight night, it was a one man show at Richmond International Raceway. After Kyle Busch led every lap in Saturday night's Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, Brad Keselowski displayed his own version of dominance after he led 383 of Saturday night's 400 laps...

Brad Keselowski Wins Pole for Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway
September 5th, 2014 at 7:13 PM
Brad Keselowski took the pole on Friday for Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. It's Keselowski's fourth pole of the 2014 season and the seventh pole of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. Veteran Jeff Gordon will start in the second position. ***PHOTO1*** Starting in the third spot...

NASCAR Alters Qualifying Format for Upcoming Races at Talladega Superspeedway
September 4th, 2014 at 10:46 PM
The last time NASCAR was at a restrictor-plate track was on the Fourth of July weekend in Daytona and one thing became clear. NASCAR needed to make a change to the knockout qualifying procedure used. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday NASCAR announced changes for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Camping World...