Rhodes Clinches Sunoco Rookie Of The Year

Ben Rhodes can add one more piece of hardware to his impressive 2014 season. The Louiville, Kentucky, native, has clinched the Sunoco Rookie of the Year title by virtue of holding a 36-point lead headining into the final event of the season, the Drive Sober 150 at Dover (Delaware) International Speedway on Sept. 26. On Sept. 6 at Greenville Pickens Speedway in South Carolina, Rhodes...
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Best in-car audio: Kyle Larson was '(expletive) bananas' at Chicagoland

NASCAR Race Hub's "Radioactive" once again brings you the best scanner sound from race weekend.  Kyle Larson may not have gotten the win in Chicago but he definitely turned some heads. One crew chief went so far as to call him '(expletive) bananas' ... high praise indeed. We also hear from a mad Clint Bowyer, a mad Danica Patrick and a happy Brad Keselowski...
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Bump 'n' Run: BK and Larson impress, but Danica deserves dance

Kenny Wallace, the all-time leader in Nationwide Series starts who also serves as a FOX Sports analyst on NASCAR RaceDay and NASCAR Victory Lane, joins editors Tom Jensen and Joe Menzer to debate this week's hottest NASCAR topics. 1. After winning the last two races, including the Chase opener last Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, is Brad Keselowski the clear title...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson to take over the reigns

How did NASCAR ever get so lucky?  Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson coming into the scene at about the same time, timing could not have been any better.  This is not something NASCAR has seen often, as a matter of fact it has been eight years (2006) since NASCAR has seen this type of talent in their young guns. Eight years, eight long years that NASCAR has been piecing together the...
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Brad Keselowski wins at Chicagoland

Brad Keselowski wins Chase opener at Chicagoland Brad Kseslowski made a daring pass late in the race to claim his 2nd victory in a row and 5th on the season. Keselowski passed right in between Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick on lap 252 and never went back. Jeff Gordon would go on to pass Larson in […] The post Brad Keselowski wins at Chicagoland appeared first on Champs Nation.
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Larry Mac: Chicagoland set the tone for remaining Chase races

After watching Sunday's race at Chicagoland Speedway, I just want to get down on my knees and cry that NASCAR is considering changing anything on this racecar. Why would you want to do that? Now, I know they have done a ton of testing and spent probably hundreds of thousands of dollars to make what we've got better, but I am so afraid they are not going to make it better...
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ARCA: Two NASCAR Drivers to Test at the Kentucky Speedway

JOPLIN, Mo. — The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is gearing up for the Tuesday, September 16 test session at the Kentucky Speedway. The entry list features 25 different drivers who will take to the 1.5-mile oval to gain much-needed experience on the bigger tracks. Numerous drivers, including Ben Rhodes who clinched the 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series championship last week...
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The pass: DW breaks down the dramatic first race of the Chase

I don't know about you, but Sunday's race at Chicago was fun to watch and quite exciting. We all saw some pretty serious racing going on, particularly when we got down there near the end. You can tell those drivers definitely want to win a race. Obviously with this new Chase format this year, if you win, you automatically move on to the next round. So Brad Keselowski has...
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Now that was fun: What a way to start the Chase

Now that was fun. Eight days after the worst race of the season, we may have just witnessed the best one. Sunday's 400 at Chicagoland Speedway was a race for the ages, a fantastic, dramatic battle that saw NASCAR's best go at it all race long, racing hard, racing clean and racing to win. Ironically, the guy who caused the most excitement was the exact same...
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Gordon-Larson mutual admiration society meets in media center

As hard as they raced each other in the closing laps of Sunday's 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson might as well have been at a tea social when they sat side-by-side at the dais in the track's media center. Gordon and Larson raced ferociously over the last six laps and finished second and third, respectively, behind race-winner Brad...
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Rating the 3 Stars ***

Brad Keselowski cruised to his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, but it took much longer for his path to victory lane to clear. Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick waged a very tough battle on the penultimate restart on lap 250. They raced door-to-door for nearly two full laps until […]
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NSCS: How Will New Chase Change The Racing?

JOLIET, Ill. — Brad Keselowski used a fantastic move between Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson en-route to his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of the season, taking the checkered flag in the 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. With the new system for the Chase this year, Keselowski is already locked-in to the Contender Round, basically earning himself a bye over the...
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NSCS: Larson Nearly Plays Chase Spoiler, Receives Praise From Gordon

JOLIET, Ill. — Kyle Larson came from the back to the front at Chicagoland Speedway, ultimately bringing his No. 42 Target Chevrolet home in the third position in the 400 on Sunday afternoon. Larson missed making the Chase for the Sprint Cup field of 16 drivers, leaving his Chip Ganassi Racing team to utilize the balance of the season to focus on getting to victory...
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Larson once dressed like his heroes; now races 'em

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) When he was a kid with grand plans to become a NASCAR driver someday, Kyle Larson dressed up as Jeff Gordon when his family went to watch the races at Sonoma. In the last few laps of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener, Larson found himself racing the real-life version nose to nose down the stretch at Chicagoland Speedway. ''Jeff's been...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Larson crashes the Chicagoland Chase party, finishes third

Rookie Kyle Larson barely missed out on being a member of the 16-driver Chase field last week at Richmond International Raceway, but Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway he tried to spoil the Chase party. Starting 42nd on the field after a practice crash on Saturday, Larson wasted no time working his way through the field in the opening stages of the 400. Taking two tires...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Claims Runner-Up Finish at Chicagoland

Making his fourth-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday afternoon, Kyle Larson came up just short of the win, crossing the finish line in second position while scoring his career-best finish at the 1.5-mile track.   With Colgate® Enamel Health TM aboard the No. 42 Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) car for its second weekend in a row, Larson...
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Meet Hannah Newhouse, Boise State student and their first Sponsored Racecar Driver

A frequent and always welcomed guest of The 110 Nation is Peak Challenge driver Hannah Newhouse. This month Hannah made history when she started attending classes at Boise State University as both a student and a school-sponsored racecar driver. Before you listen to her upcoming interview (she is scheduled to be on The 110 Nation Sports Show which will be aired on BTR/Spreecast/iTunes...
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Starting Lineup: Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300

Pos # Driver Team Time 1 2 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Chevrolet 29.767 2 22 Ryan Blaney Discount Tire Ford 29.803 3 54 Kyle Busch Monster Energy Toyota 29.817 4 9 Chase Elliott Napa Auto Parts Chevrolet 29.836 5 42 Kyle Larson Colgate Chevrolet 29.841 6 33 Paul Menard Tarkett/Menards[...]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Ganassi Racing holds the event of the year, #soundgarage

Dylan Kwasiniewski, Sage Karam and Kyle Larson at the #soundgarage Last night the Chip Ganassi Race team held the social event of the year, #soundgarage.  With many star studded names and high-profile faces at this event, it was a must attend event.  The red carpet was laid, hundreds of VIPs in attendance and the cameras were flashing as the hosts gave their guests a night to remember...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Struggles to Find Speed, Settles for a 13th-Place Finish at Richmond

In his fourth-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Richmond International Raceway, Kyle Larson was fast early in the weekend and qualified within the top five, but couldn't find the speed he needed to battle for the lead throughout the 250-lap race, ultimately finishing in 13th position.   With Colgate® Enamel Health TM aboard the No. 42 Turner Scott Motorsports...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NNS: Larson to Sport a Special Paint Scheme

CONCORD, N.C — Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Tuesday that Colgate will come on-board the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for the next two NASCAR Nationwide Series races at the Richmond International Racway and the Chicagoland Speedway. “We are looking forward to partnering with Kyle Larson on his car for the next two Nationwide races” said Philip Durocher, Vice President & General...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Rookie Report: Kyle Larson is inconsistent — and it doesn't matter

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006....
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Larson Battles Handling, Scores Third-Place Finish in Atlanta

Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Cartwheel by Target Chevrolet, battled handling issues throughout the evening, ultimately prevailing to bring home a solid third-place finish in his second-career NASCAR Nationwide Series start at Atlanta Motor Speedway. As the weekend kicked off at the Georgia track, Larson showed speed as he ran top-10 times during both practice sessions. Larson...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Statement from Harry Scott Jr. Regarding Turner Scott Motorsports

“Turner Scott Motorsports remains in operation and will compete in this weekend’s NASCAR events. TSM’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race teams represented by the No. 42 driven by Kyle Larson and the No. 31 driven by Dylan Kwasniewski will complete this weekend as scheduled at Atlanta Motor Speedway. “The No. 31 driven by Ben Kennedy and the No. 32 driven by Cameron Hayley in...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Harry Scott Jr. Statement Regarding TSM

"Turner Scott Motorsports remains in operation and will compete in this weekend's NASCAR events. TSM's NASCAR Nationwide Series race teams represented by the No. 42 driven by Kyle Larson and the No. 31 driven by Dylan Kwasniewski will complete this weekend as scheduled at Atlanta Motor Speedway.   "The No. 31 driven by Ben Kennedy and the No. 32 driven by Cameron...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss
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