Found September 06, 2013 on
Of the three former Sprint Cup champions still eligible for the
Chase but sans wins for the season, only Kurt Busch is among the
top 10 drivers in the point standings.
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Jeff Gordon will try to race his way into NASCAR's playoffs from the pole position.
The four-time champion turned a track-record qualifying lap of 130.599 mph at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night to win his 73rd career pole position, and his first this season.
His lap pushed Kurt Busch to the outside of the front row. Busch and Gordon are among 10 drivers in a...
There's an odd sense of dejà vu at Richmond International Raceway this time around.
Jeff Gordon comes into Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 in 11th place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings, just six points behind 10th-place Kurt Busch. Last year at this race, Gordon rolled in seven points behind Kyle Busch for the final wild-card spot in the Chase for the...
Can things can get any crazier in NASCAR?
So far, this week alone:
- Kyle Busch won his fourth Sprint Cup race of the season;
- Brad Keselowski likely got knocked out of a chance to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup and defend his series championship;
- Max Papis got slapped by a road-course ringer's girlfriend;
- Tony Stewart made his first public appearance since breaking...
Kurt Busch is relishing his role as the driver trying to put a single-car operation into the Chase for the first time.Behind the wheel of the Denver, Colo.-based Furniture Row Chevrolet, Busch has worked his way into the 10th spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings, six points ahead of Jeff Gordon in 11th. If Busch can hold serve Saturday night at Richmond, he'll make the Chase...