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Drivers fear next round of NASCAR's Chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Drivers have been fretting about the second round of NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship for weeks. The three-race stretch that begins Sunday at Kansas Speedway ends on Oct. 19 at Talladega Superspeedway, where four drivers will be booted from the field. ''I think that bracket will break some hearts,'' Brad Keselowski said three...
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Ain’t Easy: Contender Round Poses Tough Task

With NASCAR’s home to history as a backdrop, members of the Contender Round discussed the perils that face them over the next three weeks. Brad Keselowski, who finished the recently completed Challenger Round first in points, described this upcoming round thusly: “You look at this round, the Contender Round with Kansas, and you've got Talladega at the end. … Two of the...
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Charlotte Motor Speedway and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Team Up to Fight Breast Cancer

Both known for innovation and being at the forefront of their respective industries, officials from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) and Charlotte Motor Speedway announced a partnership on Wednesday aimed at raising awareness of breast cancer prevention, detection and treatment. The effort begins with the Oct. 10 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, which will be entitled...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
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Best formula for advancing in Chase Contender Round?

Quite frankly, I think we saw some drivers playing it safe in the first round of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase. They did just enough to make sure they were in the top 12 in points to be able to advance. That might have been a successful strategy in the first round, but it won't work in this second round as the pressure continues to increase tenfold. I was talking with Brad...
Via Fox Sports
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Analysis: Contender Round presents many questions and unknowns

It's about to get real in NASCAR-land. The Challenger Round of the bold new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format is complete, with the championship field pared down from 16 to 12 drivers. Eliminated in the Challenger Round were 10th-seed Kurt Busch, 12th-seed Aric Almirola, 13th-seed AJ Allmendinger and 15th-seed Greg Biffle. That Busch the elder didn't advance was a mild...
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Power Rankings: Week 29

Rank Driver Starts Poles Wins Top-5s Top-10s Laps Comp. Laps Led Previous Change 1 Jeff Gordon 29 2 4 11 19 8,289 665 3 2 2 Brad Keselowski 29 5 5 13 16 8,220 1,496 1 -1 3 Kevin Harvick 29 7 2 10 15 7,860 1,592 2 -1 4[...]
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Power Rankings: Week 29

Rank Driver Starts Poles Wins Top-5s Top-10s Laps Comp. Laps Led Previous Change 1 Jeff Gordon 29 2 4 11 19 8,289 665 3 2 2 Brad Keselowski 29 5 5 13 16 8,220 1,496 1 -1 3 Kevin Harvick 29 7 2 10 15 7,860 1,592 2 -1 4[...]
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How'd we do? NASCAR on FOX Chase Grids after Challenger Round

Prior to the start of the Challenger Round of this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup, eight members of the FOX Sports on-air and online teams filled out their brackets, all the way to the championship. Here's how our experts did in the Challenger Round of the Chase and who they see advancing out of the Contender Round, which starts Sunday at Kansas Speedway. Joe Menzer --...
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Entry List: Hollywood Casino 400

# Driver Sponsor Make 1 Jamie McMurray Cessna/Monopoly Chevrolet 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 3 Austin Dillon American Ethanol Chevrolet 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet 5 Kasey Kahne Farmer’s Insurance Chevrolet 7 Michael Annett Accell Construction Chevrolet 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Tools Ford 10 Danica Patrick Aspen Dental Chevrolet[...]
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Talk Already Buzzing about Elimination Race of Contender Round -Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500

It’s now down to 12 Contenders in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, but the talk has already begun about the most anticipated and unpredictable race – Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500 on October 19. Talladega will be filled with high intensity, pressure and anguish like never before as the field of eligible drivers for the title will dwindle to eight at the conclusion...
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NASCAR: The Week That Was (9/29/14)

 Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Opinions! Rubbings Racing’s weekly segment continues, recapping everything that has happened in the past week, i.e. “NASCAR: The Week That Was”, written in a “Big Deal or No Big Deal” format. If you have missed anything during the past week, don’t worry – we have you covered. As always, I welcome your comments on our Facebook page. Big Deal...
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Jeff Gordon wins at Dover

Jeff Gordon wins AAA 400, 4 drivers eliminated from Chase field Jeff Gordon passed Brad Keselowski on lap 305 and he never looked back en route to his 4th win of the season. Keselowski would go on to finish 2nd, followed by Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, and Matt Kenseth. Kyle Larson, Martin Truex Jr., Ryan […] The post Jeff Gordon wins at Dover appeared first on Champs Nation.
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Flash Gordon: Driver of No. 24 car wins Chase elimination race at Dover

Jeff Gordon continued his magical season on Sunday at Dover International Speedway, holding off Brad Keselowski and winning for the fourth time overall and for first time in the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup. Kevin Harvick, who has struggled all year turning fast cars into wins, once again failed to close the deal -- this time after leading 223 laps before a flat left-front tire...
Via Fox Sports
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Human or still Superman? Dover will be revealing for Jimmie Johnson

We all know that Jimmie Johnson's record at Dover International Speedway, where he owns a record nine victories, is second to none. There are those who believe this could be the year we see a changing of the guard, if you will. They think this is the year that Jimmie Johnson can be beat. So this weekend at Dover is the one that everyone is going to be watching what happens to...
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Captain Thunder's Legendary TOP-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - DOVER

JIMMIE JOHNSON - WINNER#48 Lowe's/KOBALT Tools Chevrolet ·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 100.1 2014 Rundown ·         Three wins, nine top fives, 17 top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 13.8 ·         Led 15 races for 1,035 laps Dover International Speedway Outlook: ·         Nine wins, 13 top fives, 18...
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First Practice Times: AAA 400

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet 21.971 Leader 2 2 Brad Keselowski Wurth Ford 21.988 -0.017 3 24 Jeff Gordon Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet 22.010 -0.039 4 9 Marcos Ambrose Twisted Tea Ford 22.027 -0.056 5 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet 22.036[...]
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Clinch Scenarios For Dover International Speedway

Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano have each clinched a spot in The Contenders Round via their wins at Chicagoland Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway, respectively. Below are the finishes each driver needs in Sunday’s race at Dover (2 p.m. ET on ESPN) to guarantee a spot in The Contenders Round, regardless of the finish of any other driver: Kevin Harvick: 34th or better; or...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Keselowski Shows Strength Following New Hampshire

JOPLIN, Mo. — Brad Keselowski is definitely among the favorites  to capture the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Even the entire No. 2 Miller Lite pit crew, who helped carry Keselowski this past weekend to a strong finish, showed that fans should never count them out either. Keselowski started the weekend out by leading the first Sprint Cup Series practice session on...
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NSCS: Could Team Penske Be Peaking Too Soon?

FORT WORTH, T.X. — We are two races into NASCAR’s 2014 version of the playoffs — The Chase. Two races, which have both been won by Team Penske drivers, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano. Overall the organization has a grand total of nine victories between their two teams this season, and they are overwhelming favorites to pull off a championship run according to everyone who...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Week 28

Rank Driver Starts Poles Wins Top-5s Top-10s Laps Comp. Laps Led Previous Change 1 Brad Keselowski 28 5 5 12 15 7,820 1,418 2 1 2 Kevin Harvick 28 5 2 10 15 7,461 1,369 3 1 3 Jeff Gordon 28 2 3 10 18 7,889 571 1 -2 4[...]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rating the Sylvania 300: 3 Stars ***

A week after Brad Keselowski made a daring move to grab the first win of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup, the other half of a developing juggernaut at Team Penske secured his own spot in the net round of the playoffs. Joey Logano first took the lead for a single circuit on lap […]
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Patrick Battles to 19th at New Hampshire

For the second consecutive week, Danica Patrick started 18th, she finished 19th, and a Team Penske car won. Patrick’s starting and finishing positions were the same as they were last week at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, but rather than Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski scoring a win as he did in Chicago, it was his teammate, Joey Logano, who took the checkered flag in...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
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Logano Storms To New Hampshire Win

Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski showed that Team Penske will be the team to beat for the title this season. Both drivers were on point once again at New Hampshire, with Logano pulling off the win in the Sylvania 300. Keselowski was a force as well, but fell to 7th[...]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Wins In A Caution Fest At New Hampshire

Brad Keselowski was looking go for two wins in a row to start the chase as he had the pole for the Sunday afternoon at New Hampshire. Jeff Gordon stated that he has a great race car again. Brad Keselwoski easily got the race lead as the green flag dropped and kept the race lead until the competition caution came out on lap 36.  The leaders pit and Denny Hamlin two tires to take...
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Among the questions for Sylvania 300: Will Keselowski help Logano?

As we head into today's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for not only our second race there this season but also the second race in the 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, all but one of the drivers, crew chiefs and their teams have to be worried about one thing. The guy who won Loudon earlier this year is the same guy who is on the pole for today's race. Oh...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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