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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...

Jamie McMurray Wins Pole for Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway
October 24th, 2014 at 9:29 PM
The seventh race of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and the first race of the Eliminator Round will have a non-Chase driver starting from the pole. Jamie McMurray set the fast lap in Round 2 of knockout qualifying on Friday at Martinsville Speedway to grab the pole...

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...

Brian Vickers Wins Pole for GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 18th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
The elimination race of the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, and it proves to be a wild affair. Things kicked off Saturday with knockout qualifying that left Brian Vickers on the GEICO 500 pole and Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Justin...

Chase Advancement on the Line in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 16th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick accomplished what all of the 12 drivers left in the Contender Round of the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup had hoped to do. Logano won race one of the round at Kansas Speedway and Kevin Harvick won race two of the round at...

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...

Kyle Busch Wins Pole for Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
October 9th, 2014 at 11:55 PM
Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup contender Kyle Busch started off Race 2 of the Contender Round in strong fashion by winning the pole on Thursday for the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch set the pole speed at 197.390 mph in Round 3 of knockout qualifying....

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,...

Kevin Harvick Sets New Track Record Then Wins Pole for Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway
October 3rd, 2014 at 8:25 PM
Kevin Harvick set a new track record in Round 2 of qualifying on Friday at Kansas Speedway with a lap of 197.773 mph. Then in Round 3 Harvick earned his eighth pole of the 2014 season in the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet. Harvick has 14 career NASCAR Sprint Cup...

Jeff Gordon Wins AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway; Chase Field Cut to 12
September 28th, 2014 at 7:42 PM
After Kevin Harvick had a tire problem the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway came down to Brad Keselowski and Jeff Gordon. Gordon's car was better on the long run and when the race stayed green all the way to the finish it played right into the 43-year-old Gordon's hands...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Kasey Kahne Wins His Way into the Chase After Drama Filled Oral-B USA 500
September 1st, 2014 at 1:44 AM
NASCAR's win-and-your-in new Chase for the Sprint Cup came to a head Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the Oral-B USA 500 when Kasey Kahne drove his way to victory in a double green-white-checkered finish. Kahne's 17th career win may be the biggest of his career as it enters...

Kevin Harvick Wins Pole for the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway
August 22nd, 2014 at 7:54 PM
Kevin Harvick set a new track record in Round 2 of knockout qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway with a speed of 131.362 mph to win the pole for Saturday night's IRWIN Tools Night Race. It is Harvick's 11th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole and the fifth of his 2014...

Jeff Gordon Wins 91st Career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Michigan International Speedway
August 17th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
It came down to another late race restart and Jeff Gordon once again hit it right and showed he had the best car. He led 68 of 200 laps in winning the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. It's Gordon's third win of the season and the 91st...