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After last race, Jeff Gordon gives special invitation to dedicated longtime fan

Jeff Gordon greets fans at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Jonathan Ferrey NASCARDespite falling short of a fifth championship in the final race of his legendary career, Jeff Gordon was in an extremely appreciative mood after Sunday's 2015 Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.In addition to giving his final driving helmet to team owner Rick Hendrick moments after the race ended...
Via Fox Sports
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Chasing the Championship – A Champion is Crowned

Harrelson Photography Inc. Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 November 24, 2015 Entering Homestead, four drivers (Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, and Martin Truex, Jr.) had a shot at scoring the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. It all would come down to which of the four would cross the finish line first. The 2014 championship came down to a race...
Via Motor Racing Digest
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Kyle Busch is the unlikeliest of Sprint Cup champions

Think back to Feb. 21, 2015. Do you remember the accident? Kyle Busch’s No. 54 Xfinity Series entry slid through the infield grass at the Daytona International Speedway.  It collided violently, head-on with the inside wall, almost becoming airborne. Think back to seeing Busch lying on the ground, in obvious agony. First responders tended feverishly to his shattered right leg...
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NXS: Larson Dominates In Homestead XFINITY Win; Chris Buescher Clinches Series Crown

Nov. 21, 2015 By Seth Livingstone Kyle Larson took out a season of frustration on the NASCAR XFINITY Series field Saturday in the season finale, tracking down Austin Dillon in the closing laps to win the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway by slightly less than a second. Despite Larson’s dominance in leading 118 of 200 laps, Chris Buescher ran a clean race, finishing...
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NXS: JR Motorsports Ends 2016 Strong With Out-Going Drivers

A year ago JR Motorsports was at the top of their game as the organization was celebrating their first NASCAR XFINITY Series championship with Chase Elliot. Not only did JRM win the championship, they finished – in the standings in 2014 with Regan Smith finishing second. Last season the duo of Elliott and Smith combined for four wins, 23 top-5’s and 52 top-10’s. This season the...
Via Rubbings Racing
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NSCS: Kevin Harvick Enters Sprint Cup Series Championship Battle as Favourite

As the defending series champion and having a stronger season than last year when he was crowned champion with 12 runner-up finishes, 22 top-fives and 27 top-10s thus far this season, it’s no secret that Kevin Harvick enters the season finale as the favourite to win the championship. “I think you kind of have to make him the favorite based on the fact that he’s defending champion...
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NCWTS: John Hunter Nemechek Comes Close to Pulling Off Emotional Win

The old saying is “It’s all in the name.” However, for the Nemechek family, a name is just as thick as blood. In 1997, John Nemechek, the younger bother of Joe Nemechek was killed in a wreck at Homestead-Miami Speedway. To pay tribute to his younger brother, Joe named his son after his late brother, John Hunter. Fast forward to the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season...
Via Rubbings Racing
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Denny Hamlin wins Homstead pole, Ford EcoBoost 400 qualifying results

Denny Hamlin is on the pole for Sunday’s season finale NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry leads 43 cars to the green flag for the Ford EcoBoost 400. He will be joined by another non-championship contender in Joey Logano on the front row. Coverage of the Ford EcoBoost 400 will air pm NBC beginning at 3:00 pm ET. The green flag will waive...
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Jeff Gordon driving silver Axalta car for final race at Homestead (Photos)

Will the final race of Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR career be a memorable one for the winner of 93 races? Fans looking to see what Gordon’s final ride will look like have to go no further than this page. Below are more photos of Gordon’s Homestead car. Gordon will get in his No. 24 Chevrolet for the final time this weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway eyeing his fifth NASCAR Sprint...
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Ortho will not sponsor Greg Biffle in 2016

Greg Biffle’s No. 16 Ford Fusion will need more sponsorship for the 2016 season after it was revealed on Friday that Ortho will not return to sponsor the Roush Fenway Racing driver. “We have enjoyed a long-standing and greatly productive working relationship with Ortho and the Scotts’ brand,” RFR President Steve Newmark said in a statement. “Over the course of the last...
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Why everyone in Colorado should root for Martin Truex Jr. on Sunday

The Martin Truex Jr. narrative has evolved into one of the truly great sports stories of the year, and not just here in Denver where his Furniture Row Racing team calls home. Like many stirring sports yarns, adversity has played a part. In fact, Truex embodies the underdog role to the Nth degree. He’ll have a chance to claim the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship this Sunday at Homestead...
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Fantasy Fast Trax: Homestead Finale Frenzy

Matthew T. ThackerNKP Posted by Matt Lovisa – follow on Twitter @mattlovisa November 18, 2015 Homestead-Miami Speedway – Ford EcoBoost 400 Here is a look ahead to the action on the track in both DraftKings and Yahoo fantasy formats. DraftKings drivers to target Kevin Harvick, #4: Harvick won this race a year ago and is in contention again for a championship. He only led 54 laps...
Via Motor Racing Digest
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Chasing the Championship – The Championship Field is Set

HHP/Garry Eller Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 November 17, 2015 The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is nearly complete, with Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix determining which drivers would be joining Jeff Gordon in next weekend’s championship race in Homestead. Entering the day, seven drivers would be vying for the remaining three spots...
Via Motor Racing Digest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: NASCAR Meets with Matt Kenseth Ahead of Return at Homestead-Miami Speedway

The #FreeMatt campaign is over. Matt Kenseth will make his return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Kenseth has spent the previous two races sitting on the sidelines after NASCAR suspended him for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway. The contact between the pair at Martinsville was as a result of retaliation for Logano...
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NASCAR’s Final Four Set After Rain Cuts Short Chase Race In Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. — NASCAR’s championship field was set Sunday at rain-soaked Phoenix International Raceway when the race was called 93 laps from the scheduled finish — denying Joey Logano and three others a chance to race their way into the finale. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race when NASCAR pulled the plug after a frustrating day of trying to get a pivotal Chase for the Sprint...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Wet, Weird Phoenix Race

Mother Nature spoils fight for final Chase spots.
Via CLNS Radio
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A Day In The Life Of NASCAR Driver Cole Whitt

The best things in NASCAR thrive under pressure. Whether it’s the engine, pit crew or driver, it’s a game of constant pressure, a game of endurance that lasts from February to November. And the team that handles it the best wins the Sprint Cup. With two races left, the intensity is nearing it’s crescendo, but the gameplan remains the same. “The biggest thing as the driver...
Via The Scores Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. battles in Texas, holds final Championship spot

In the penultimate race of the Eliminator 8 round in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Martin Truex Jr. finished in eighth place, and now sits at fourth overall. Truex was contending for the win on Sunday and led for a lap, but jostling with Brad Keselowski led to issues with his No. 78 car’s power steering. Truex would have to settle for a top-10 result. “I thought we had...
Via Mile High Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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