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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...

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...

Sunday’s Pocono Crash a Big Hit for Some Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Hopefuls
August 4th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
With 11 different winners in the first 21 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races this season and only five races left before the new-format 16-driver Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set it is apparent that at least a few Chase places will be given out based on points...

Jeff Gordon Wins 90th Career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
July 27th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
It came down to a late race restart, in which many Jeff Gordon fans held their breath, but Jeff Gordon passed teammate Kasey Kahne on the high side and from that point forward Gordon sailed to win his fifth career race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Crown Royal...

The Next Eight Races Might Be Most Important of Kasey Kahne’s Career
July 8th, 2014 at 4:34 PM
Kasey Kahne’s career has been really successful so far. Kahne has 16 career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories in his first 10 and a half seasons in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.. However, the next eight races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule may be the most important stretch...

Kasey Kahne Wins Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway
July 5th, 2014 at 12:26 AM
Kasey Kahne didn’t lead all but two inches of the Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway but that was enough as Kahne edged out JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith to win Friday night in a green-white-checkered finish. It was Kahne’s eighth career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory and his first since...

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...

Sonoma Offers Unique Chance for Drivers to Earn a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Spot
June 20th, 2014 at 11:50 PM
With NASCAR's new Chase for the Sprint Cup Series format this season expanded to 16 drivers and all winners in the first 26 races earning an automatic berth the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday takes on even more importance. Especially for certain drivers who have excelled on...

Panasonic Signs with Hendrick Motorsports; Will Debut on Jeff Gordon’s Car at Sonoma
June 17th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
Today Hendrick Motorsports announced a deal with Panasonic to sponsor the No. 24 car driven by Jeff Gordon in two races this season starting this weekend at Sonoma Raceway. The deal also includes Panasonic sponsoring the No. 24 team for two races in 2015 and 2016. ***PHOTO1*** Panasonic has been aligned with...

Dale Eanhardt Jr Passes Brad Keselowski Late to Win Pocono 400
June 8th, 2014 at 5:50 PM
With 10 laps to go in the Pocono 400 Sunday afternoon leader Brad Keselowski had a piece of trash get stuck on his grill which caused his No. 2 Team Penske Ford to start to overheat. With six laps to go Keselowski caught the lap car of Danica Patrick and tried...

New Chase Grid Format for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shaping up Great
May 29th, 2014 at 3:10 PM
When NASCAR announced the new Chase system for this season there were a lot of skeptics but also a lot of people that thought the system, called the Chase Grid, has a lot of potential to create a ton of drama. That drama very clearly will not only be during...

Jimmie Johnson Wins Pole for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
May 22nd, 2014 at 8:54 PM
Jimmie Johnson earned his 33rd career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole on Thursday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway and will start Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 from the front. Johnson turned a lap of 27.705 seconds in the third and final round of knock out qualifying to grab his first pole of...

Jeff Gordon Wins 89th Race at Kansas Speedway After Holding Off Kevin Harvick
May 11th, 2014 at 1:10 AM
It was the first ever night race at Kansas Speedway for the running of the 5-Hour Energy 400 benefiting Special Operations Warrior Foundation and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' active all-time wins leader, Jeff Gordon, added to his total by grabbing a late lead on a round of pit stops...

Kenny Francis Penalized After Talladega Qualifying Infraction
May 6th, 2014 at 9:47 PM
Kenny Francis, crew chief of the #5 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chevrolet and driver Kasey Kahne at Hendrick Motorsports, has been penalized following an infraction found in post-qualifying for the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon.  The #5 team was found to be in violation of section 12-1 (actions...

Nationwide Insurance Will Sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr in New Three-Year Deal
May 2nd, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Last season Nationwide Insurance announced that they would end their title sponsorship of the NASCAR Nationwide Series after the 2014 season but would not be pulling out of NASCAR altogether. On Friday, Hendrick Motorsports announced that Nationwide Insurance will come on board as a sponsor for Dale Earnhardt Jr's No. 88...

Kasey Kahne Off to a Slow Start in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season
April 24th, 2014 at 8:52 PM
Coming off the first off weekend of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season Kasey Kahne and the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports team needs to look at Saturday night's race at Richmond International Raceway as a fresh start to the season. The first eight races of the season did not...

Big Names in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Looking for 2014 Win
April 9th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
NASCAR changed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying format entering the 2014 season making it so the race winners in the first 26-races of the season would gain access to the Chase. Up to 16-race winners that is. ***PHOTO1*** So far in the 2014 season there have been seven...

NASCAR Explains Late Race Caution at Bristol was Human Error
March 17th, 2014 at 2:25 AM
Human error in the flag stand was the cause of the caution to come out with two laps remaining in the Food City 500 on Sunday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. It was a long day and night at the track for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as they fought...