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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...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sicknissified
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

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 MyAFibStory.com 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...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gordon-Larson mutual admiration society meets in media center

As hard as they raced each other in the closing laps of Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rating the MyAFibStory.com: 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 […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

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 MyAFibStory.com 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...
Via Sicknissified
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harvick rallies after new pit crew leaves him with a loose wheel

A costly pit stop for a loose wheel couldn't keep Kevin Harvick from rallying to a top-five finish in Sunday's opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver had a chance to leave Chicagoland Speedway with much more than his fifth-place finish, however. For a while, it appeared he was going leave with a trophy. In his first race since swapping...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Chicagoland Speedway Coming Into Its Own, Produces Best Racing in Track History on Sunday

JOLIET, Ill. — Racing at Chicagoland Speedway doesn’t exactly elicit thoughts of close finishes or fantastic racing, but for the 1.5 mile intermediate track located south of Chicago, Sunday’s running of the MyAFibStory.com 400 may have just shown that the track is finally coming into its own as great racing took place throughout the day and led to a fantastic finish in the first...
Via Sicknissified
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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 MyAFibStory.com 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...
Via Sicknissified
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keselowski rides momentum with win in Chase opener at Chicagoland

Points leader Brad Keselowski made it back-to-back victories with a brilliant move late at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday.  Keselowski went through the middle, three-wide between Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson and never looked back for his fifth win this season, tying his career season high set in his 2012 championship year. Before a caution came out with 35 laps to go, Keselowski went...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Brad Keselowski locks his way into round two after scoring victory

For the second straight Sprint Cup Series event, Brad Keselowski would claim the checkered flag first as he held off Kyle Larson and Jeff Gordon at the end of the MyAFibStory.com 400 to score the victory in the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. As a result, Keselowski will automatically advance to round two. “Obviously we had a great car,” the driver of the No. 2 Miller...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keselowski First To Punch His Ticket Into Second Round

Brad Keselowski made one heck of a move to get between the battling cars of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to pick up the win in the MyAfibStory.com 400 at the Chicagoland Speedway. With the win, Keselowski is guaranteed to move on to the second round of the Chase for[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
1 day 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 MyAFibStory.com 400. Taking two tires...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round. Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to snatch the lead away with 15 laps remaining at Chicagoland Speedway. As Larson and Harvick raced door-to-door, Keselowski drove through the middle...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Chase is on: Top seed Keselowski races to win in opener

Brad Keselowski made a daring late-race pass to win Sunday's MyAFib.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, the opening race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Keselowski, who began his 2012 championship run with a victory here, split Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick with 16 laps to go and drove to a decisive victory, drawing first blood in NASCAR's championship round. It was...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowki wins at Chicagoland, full results for MyAFibStory 400

Getty Images Brad Keselowski won the Chase opening race at Chicagoland Speedway. The driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion finished ahead of Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson. Kyle Busch began the 267 lap at the 1.5-mile track on the pole after qualifying was rained out. Jamie McMurray would see some early time out front while his teammate Kyle Larson worked his way up from 42nd...
Via Tireball.com
1 day 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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via 110 Nation Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Final Practice Times: MyAfibStory.com 400

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford 28.968 Leader 2 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 28.980 -0.012 3 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet 29.045 -0.077 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 29.058 -0.090 5 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevrolet 29.092 -0.124 6 5 Kasey[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Scott wins Nationwide Series pole at Chicagoland, qualifying results for Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300

Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America Brian Scott will be on the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. The driver of the No. 2 Chevrolet qualified for the top spot for the running of the Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300. Joining him on the front row will be Kyle Larson. Coverage of the Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 will air on ESPN2...
Via Tireball.com
2 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...
Via 110 Nation Sports
6 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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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