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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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LaJoie To Drve Four Races With Biagi-DenBenste Racing

CONCORD, N.C. – Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Biagi-DenBenste Racing announced today they will partner to enter Corey LaJoie in four of the final five NASCAR Nationwide Series races this season. LaJoie will pilot the No. 98 Medallion Financial Ford owned by Biagi-DenBenste Racing in the events at Kansas Speedway,[...]
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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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Entry List: Kansas Lottery 300

# Driver Sponsor Make 2 Brian Scott Smokey Mountain Snuff Chevrolet 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 4 Jeffrey Earnhardt teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 5 Kevin Harvick(i) Morton Buildings Chevrolet 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 7 Regan Smith Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 10 Blake[...]
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Mike Ford Joins Athenian Motorsports

Kansas City, KS – Athenian Motorsports is pleased to announce veteran NASCAR crew chief; Mike Ford has joined the team as the crew chief for the No. 25 Zaxby’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Toyota Camry with driver John Wes Townley. Mike Ford has more than 20 years in NASCAR and has[...]
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The Road to Miami: The Challenger Round Surprised, or Did It?

The opening Challenger Round of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship turned out to be an interesting set of three races. It’s tough to classify the round as ‘surprising’ when in most ways – it really wasn’t. However, in some cases– it definitely was. The competition proved to[...]
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Stewart Speaks In Length About Accident

Five races after returning to the Sprint Cup Series, Tony Stewart spoke with the media at length about what has been going on since the August accident that claimed the life of sprint car driver Kevin Ward, Jr. Stewart had previous met with the media at Atlanta when he returned,[...]
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Mears Has Strong Showing At Monster Mile

Dover, DE (September 28, 2014) – After a solid run in New Hampshire, Casey Mears and the GEICO team headed to Dover, DE, armed with a battle plan for the track affectionately referred to as the Monster Mile. First though, Mears and the Germain Racing crew would stop and visit[...]
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Kyle Busch Advances With Top-10 Finish

While the result wasn’t exactly what he had hoped for, Kyle Busch did exactly what he needed to do to advance into the second round of this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Busch, driver of the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), was a[...]
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Truex Battles For Top-10 Finish

DOVER, Del. – Martin Truex Jr. continues to show performance improvement as the Furniture Row Racing driver poured it on at the end to finish seventh in Sunday’s AAA 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.   Truex, who started 26th in the 400-lapper at the Monster Mile, steadily[...]
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Gordon Cruises To Dover Win

Jeff Gordon was the big winner Sunday after the conclusion of the AAA 400 from the Dover International Speedway. He collected his fourth win of the 2014 season, along with capturing momentum for the second leg of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Chase drivers rounded out the top-5 finishers,[...]
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Starting Lineup: Dover 200

Pos # Driver Team Time 1 22 Joey Logano Hertz Ford 23.230 2 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 23.246 3 3 Ty Dillon Yuengling Light Lager Chevrolet 23.475 4 42 Kyle Larson Cartwheel by Target Chevrolet 23.513 5 54 Kyle Busch Monster Energy Toyota 23.539 6 60 Chris[...]
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First Practice Times: Rhino Linings 350

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 21 Joey Coulter Allegiant Travel Chevrolet 30.888 Leader 2 51 Erik Jones ToyotaCare/Project Pink Toyota 31.068 -0.180 3 77 German Quiroga OtterBox Toyota 31.100 -0.212 4 54 Darrell Wallace Jr. ToyotaCare Toyota 31.105 -0.217 5 7 Brian Ickler Bullet Liner Toyota 31.112 -0.224[...]
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Second Practice Times: AAA 400

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 20 Matt Kenseth Home Depot Husky Toyota 23.129 Leader 2 47 AJ Allmendinger Hungry Jack/ACME Chevrolet 23.255 -0.126 3 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 23.405 -0.276 4 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 23.415 -0.286 5 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet[...]
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Starting Lineup: AAA 400

Pos # Driver Team Time 1 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet 22.095 2 18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota 22.167 3 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 22.188 4 2 Brad Keselowski Wurth Ford 22.203 5 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 22.231 6 24 Jeff Gordon Drive To End Hunger[...]
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Final Practice Times: Dover 200

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 60 Chris Buescher Roush Performance Parts Ford 23.252 Leader 2 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Chevrolet 23.378 -0.126 3 98 Aric Almirola Smithfield Foods Ford 23.530 -0.278 4 33 Cale Conley IAVA Chevrolet 23.596 -0.344 5 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 23.604 -0.352[...]
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Quicken Loans Renews To Sponsor Newman Again In 2015

DETROIT, MI – Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced it will return as a sponsor of Richard Childress Racing (RCR) in 2015, serving as a primary sponsor of driver Ryan Newman and the No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet for selected races. The 2015 season[...]
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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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First Practice Times: Dover 200

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 2 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Chevrolet 23.500 Leader 2 33 Cale Conley IAVA Chevrolet 23.610 -0.110 3 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 23.613 -0.113 4 42 Kyle Larson Cartwheel by Target Chevrolet 23.622 -0.122 5 54 Kyle Busch Monster Energy Toyota[...]
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Retro Racing: The Legend Of Jocko Flocko

When NASCAR was founded in 1949, there were not many rules. Of the rules they did have, having passengers ride in the cars was on the list. That is why in 1953 team owner Ted Chester decided on not asking NASCAR permission to give driver Tim Flock a co-pilot for[...]
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Logano And Team Penske Extend Deal

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Team Penske announced today that it has signed multiple-race winner and 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup contender, Joey Logano, to a contract extension. Under the new multi-year agreement, Logano will continue behind the wheel of the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint[...]
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Yuengling And Richard Childress Racing Renew Partnership

WELCOME, N.C. – Richard Childress Racing and D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery, announced today the renewal of their partnership and sponsorship of the NASCAR Nationwide Series No. 3 Chevrolet team and driver Ty Dillon for the 2015 season. Yuengling will also sponsor the No. 33 Chevrolet SS[...]
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Grand Jury Does Not Bring Charges Against Stewart

An Ontario County (NY) grand jury has decided not to bring charges against Tony Stewart in his involvement in an incident that killed fellow driver Kevin Ward, Jr. The announcement was made late on Wednesday, with Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo noting that the grand jury cited not enough[...]
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Stat Of The Week: Dover Performance

The first round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup is ending after this weekend and there will be four drivers who will be upset with their performance. That is the number of drivers that will be eliminated when the checkered flag flies on the AAA 400 from the Dover[...]
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