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Four Crew Members and Two Crew Chiefs of Hendrick Motorsports Penalized Following Sunday’s Fight
November 5th, 2014 at 1:45 AM
NASCAR handed out penalties on Tuesday to crew members that threw punches during the melee on pit road following Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The scrum ignited after Kevin Harvick shoved Brad Keselowski toward Jeff Gordon. ***PHOTO1*** On the second-to-last restart, Brad Keselowski made contact into Jeff Gordon and...

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...

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...

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...