Found September 06, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Kurt Busch
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.

Gordon wins pole at Richmond, Kurt Busch second

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...

Gordon, Kurt Busch set for battle

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...

Richmond race promises to be wild

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...
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