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Ryan Newman's car clears post-race inspection

NASCAR on Tuesday said it will not penalize Ryan Newman and the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing team after their car was found to be too low after post-race inspection at Talladega Superspeedway. Newman finished fifth in the GEICO 500 at Talladega, earning his fourth consecutive top-10 finish and becoming one of eight drivers to advance to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Week 32

Rank Driver Starts Poles Wins Top-5s Top-10s Laps Comp. Laps Led Previous Change 1 Kevin Harvick 32 8 3 11 17 8,655 1,817 1 0 2 Jeff Gordon 32 2 4 12 20 9,084 743 2 0 3 Brad Keselowski 32 5 6 14 17 8,970 1,518 3 0 4[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Newman will not be penalized for failed ‘Dega inspection

Ryan Newman’s No. 31 car has been cleared by NASCAR following its failure of a post race inspection. Just after noon on Tuesday, NASCAR announced that there would be no penalties for Newman’s team after the car was ruled to be too late. NASCAR ruled that damage which occurred during the race was the reason the car was ruled to be too low. UPDATE: The No. 31 car has cleared post...
Via Tireball.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Forgotten man? Joey Logano might be Penske's best title hope

With all due respect to Talladega winner Brad Keselowski, his teammate Joey Logano just might be Team Penske's best hope for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this season. Keselowski's stunning victory on Sunday understandably thrust him into the national headlines, but Logano has been the star of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup so far, with victories in two of...
Via Fox Sports
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NSCS: Talladega Provides Decent Finishes for Cassill, Kvapil and Sorenson

JOPLIN, Mo. — Three drivers walked away from the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway with a much more decent finish than usual. Landon Cassill, Travis Kvapil and Reed Sorenson all took three valuable spots away from the Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers. Cassill started the 188-lap event, which ended under two attempts at a Green-white-checkered finish, from the 29th starting spot...
Via Rubbings Racing
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Chase Eliminator Round 101: Everything you need to know

With Brad Keselowski's dramatic victory in Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in the books, the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup moves to the Eliminator Round, which begins Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. Here's the skinny on the semifinal playoff round: THREE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW The Eliminator Round consists of races at three tracks: Martinsville, Texas...
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Winner's Weekend: Brad Keselowski takes 'Game 7' in Talladega

Ride along with "Bad Brad" Keselowski and crew chief Paul Wolfe at Talladega Superspeedway on this week's edition of NASCAR Race Hub's "Winner's Weekend."
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Entry List: Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

# Driver Sponsor Make 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 2 Brad Keselowski Alliance Truck Parts Ford 3 Austin Dillon Dow Chevrolet 4 Kevin Harvick Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips Chevrolet 7 Michael Annett Allstate Peterbuilt Group Chevrolet 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Tools Ford 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
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Roush Yates Continues Their Streak with Keselowski and Bloomquist

Faced with a must-win scenario to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes alive, Brad Keselowski led his Roush Yates powered Ford Fusion to a spectacular victory.  The Redd’s Wicked Apple Ale car started the Geico 500 at Talladega near the tail end of the field.  Keselowski’s day was nearly ruined early on when Jamie McMurray blew a tire and spun into the side...
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Whitt records career-best finish, leads BK Racing to checkered flag in Talladega

Cole Whitt led his BK Racing teammates to the checkered flag with a 15th-place finish in the No. 26 Bad Boy Mowers Toyota Camry at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Sunday afternoon.  Whitt was followed by JJ Yeley in the No. 83 Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota Camry who finished 42nd, and Alex Bowman in the No. 23 Dustless Blasting Toyota Camry who finished 43rd after being caught...
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Annett's Stellar Run Ends in Late Accident

  Michael Annett and his No. 7 Golden Corral Chevrolet SS team ran as high as third in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, but a late accident triggered by another competitor on lap 188 ended his race prematurely, registering him with a 37th-place finish. Annett qualified a season-best 10th in the time trial session on Saturday and worked diligently...
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NASCAR: The Week That Was (10/20/14)

 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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Entry List: Kroger 200

# Driver Sponsor Make 0 Matt Tifft TBA Chevrolet 6 Norm Benning TBA Chevrolet 8 John Hunter Nemechek TBD Toyota 9 Brennan Newberry Qore-24 Chevrolet 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Driven2Honor.org RAM 13 Jeb Burton Estes-Carolina Nut Company Toyota 15 Mason Mingus 811 Call Before You Dig Chevrolet 17 Timothy Peters[...]
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How much will Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr. eliminations affect NASCAR audience?

One way to look at Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway is it was a terrific day for NASCAR because the sport got a walkoff-type, dramatic moment when Brad Keselowski won the race on a green-white-checkered finish to save his chances at the 2015 champoinship. That’s the optimistic view. The other point of […]
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Keselowski win pivotal for new Chase format

FORT WORTH, Texas - Brad Keselowski did NASCAR a huge favor Sunday in the sport's bid to spice things up with the new format in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Facing a win-or-else scenario in a bid to advance to the Eliminator Round of the Chase the driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford did just that in a thrilling race at Talladega. While the win was huge for Keselowski, who was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Keselowski win pivotal for new Chase format

FORT WORTH, Texas - Brad Keselowski did NASCAR a huge favor Sunday in the sport's bid to spice things up with the new format in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Facing a win-or-else scenario in a bid to advance to the Eliminator Round of the Chase the driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford did just that in a thrilling race at Talladega. While the win was huge for Keselowski, who was...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Road to Miami: Contender Round Shakes Up Championship Picture

Each race in the Contender Round of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship provided a unique twist to the title battle. Three weeks ago at Kansas Speedway, the trouble Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, and Brad Keselowski ran into impacted their chances at moving forward in[...]
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Caleb Holman Crowned Fastest Chicken in the South and Pro Cup Series Championship at Hickory

Caleb Holman was hands down the fastest chicken in the South Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway. The veteran driver won the Bojangles 250 after pulling away from fourteen year old Todd Gilliland, son of NASCAR Cup driver David Gilliland, in the final seventy-five laps of the event to take home the hardware. The visit to Edelbrock Victory Lane was his sixth trip this season...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth-Brad Keselowski Fight Among Best In NASCAR History (Videos)

People watch NASCAR for its high speeds and entertaining wrecks, but altercations between drivers aren’t so bad either. The most recent incident involved drivers Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski. The latter got tangled up with fellow drivers Kenseth, Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart during the cool-down lap, leading to quite the brouhaha after the race. The fight was just one of...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Out of turn 2

With Keselowski having won the last restricter plate race of the season at Talladega, Kahne, Johnson, Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt,Jr., are now officially out of the Chase. That leaves just Logano, Harvick, Newman, Hamlin, Kenesth, Edwards, Gordon and Keselowski. The odds of someone getting their first title looks to be pretty good, as only Kenseth, Gordon and Keselowski have won...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Newman And His Car Failed

post race inspection for his car being too low.  He was though involved in the lap 102 wreck so that could impact what penalty he does get. Blake Koch though is going to be in the #44 Nationwide Series car at Miami.
Via The Pit Stop
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Column: Keselowski marches to his own beat

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) It didn't take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR. He was aggressive on the track, brash and arrogant off of it, and rubbed most of his competitors the wrong way. Denny Hamlin famously feuded with him through the 2009 season, calling him ''a complete moron'' while alleging ''every driver in the garage...
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John Wes Townley Looks for Reparation at Martinsville in Zaxby’s Toyota

John Wes Townley looks to find reparation in the running of the Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday, October 25, 2014.  Townley was running in the fourth place position in the spring race, on the .526-mile paperclip shaped speedway, when he was spun on the last lap relegating the Zaxby’s team to a 20th place finish.  “I’m looking...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Martinsville Victory Tour Event With Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski went from the brink of elimination to having a spot in the Eliminator Round of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. Fresh off his must-needed win at Talladega, Keselowski now has his sights set on the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 26. Keselowski, who in nine career starts owns a 13.4 average finish at Martinsville, said he...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr. gives Daytona season ticket holder a special surprise

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gave one longtime Daytona International Speedway season ticket holder a pretty special surprise. 
Via Shake and Bake
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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