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Chase Contender Matt Kenseth Wins AAA Texas 500 Pole at Texas Motor Speedway
October 31st, 2014 at 10:07 PM
Matt Kenseth won the pole on Friday evening for the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Sunday's race is the second in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Kenseth knows his team needs to work hard in practice tomorrow still. ***PHOTO1*** "We've got to get...

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...

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...

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...

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 Pole for Cheez-It 355 at the Glen
August 9th, 2014 at 1:09 PM
Jeff Gordon took the pole for Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at The Glen on Saturday afternoon at Watkins Glen International after setting a new track record and besting Marcos Ambrose to get there. It's Gordon's 75th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and his first of the 2014 season. It marks the...

Rick Hendrick Says Chase Elliott Will Probably Run Some NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Races in 2015
August 7th, 2014 at 1:51 AM
Wednesday on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Rick Hendrick said that Chase Elliott will probably run a limited number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in 2015 for Hendrick Motorsports. The 18-year-old NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie is currently in the points lead in NASCAR's second tier series and has won three of the...

Brad Keselowski Turns in Dominant Performance for Weekend Sweep at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
July 13th, 2014 at 6:33 PM
One day after leading 152 of 200 laps in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Brad Keselowski led 138 of 305 laps and had the fastest car all day to complete the weekend sweep at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday by winning the Camping World RV Sales 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup...

Kyle Busch Takes Pole for Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Sets New Track Record
July 11th, 2014 at 5:59 PM
Kyle Busch took the pole for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It's Busch's 15th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole and the second of the 2014 season. Busch took the pole at a speed of 131.830 mph, setting a new track record at New...

Carl Edwards Wins Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway for First Road Course Win
June 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Carl Edwards won his first career road course race Sunday at Sonoma Raceway after he took the lead on a restart with 25 laps to go and then held off a late charge from Jeff Gordon. The win in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 is the second of the 2014 season...

Jimmie Johnson Wins Third Race of 2014 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday
June 15th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Jimmie Johnson had been in the lead in the closing stages several times in his career at Michigan International Speedway and something always seemed to go wrong, well Sunday all that bad luck seemed to go away as Johnson won the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. ***PHOTO1*** It’s Johnson’s 69th...

Jimmie Johnson Heads to Quicken Loans 400 Looking for First Win at Michigan International Speedway
June 11th, 2014 at 10:58 AM
Questions were flying only three weeks ago as to what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Chad Knaus led Hendrick Motorsports team. Why have they not won yet in a season where winning meant making the Chase? Well all that was answered with two consecutive statement wins...