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Late-race surge at Atlanta puts Kahne in Victory Lane—and in the Chase

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga. – It was Tony Stewart’s return to racing that dominated the headlines before Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it was Kasey Kahne who stole the show—and a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In a race that went 10 laps beyond its scheduled distance of 325 laps, Kahne surged past Matt Kenseth on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win for the first time this year and the third time at the 1.54-mile speedway. Kenseth finished second and clinched a Chase spot on points, leaving just two of 16 positions in NASCAR’s 10-race playoff available in Saturday’s regular-season finale at Richmond International Raceway. After streaking into the lead on a restart ... FULL STORY »

Power Wins First Verizon IndyCar Series Championship

Will Power of Australia driver of the #12 Team Penske Dallara Chevrolet celebrates after winning the IndyCar Championship during the Verizon IndyCar Series MAVTV 500 IndyCar World Championship Race at the Auto Club Speedway on August 30, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif. - Will Power earned his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship with a ninth-place finish in the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. Power, who entered the 18th race of the season with a 51-point lead over Team Penske teammate ... FULL STORY »

Harvick dominant in Nationwide Series win at Atlanta

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #5 Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga.—No wonder they call Kevin Harvick "The Closer." From the moment Harvick’s No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevrolet took the lead from polesitter Chase Elliott on Lap 37, Saturday night’s Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway was an open-and-shut case. In ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Claims Atlanta Pole Position with Chevrolet Power

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, poses with the trophy after qualifying at the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Four Team Chevy Drivers in Top Six in Qualifying ATLANTA (Aug. 29, 2014) – Kevin Harvick put Chevrolet power on pole position Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) for Sunday’s Oral-B USA 500. His lap of 190.398 mph (29.118 seconds) in the No. 4 ... FULL STORY »

Stewart To Return at Atlanta

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Aug. 28, 2014) – Tony Stewart has decided to return to racing this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. The Aug. 31 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the 1.54-mile oval will mark Stewart’s first start ... FULL STORY »

Shakeup At Turner Scott Motorsports Apparently Leaves Ron Hornaday On Sidelines; Team’s NCWTS Future Uncertain

Turner Scott Motorsports Logo In an unexpected and glancing blow, Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) has had a major shakeup in its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series operations Wednesday afternoon. According to multiple sources, including actual team members at Turner Scott Motorsports, the three NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Darlington, Atlanta moves, West Coast swing highlight 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule

NASCAR Logo The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule, as announced Tuesday afternoon on Fox Sports 1’s “Race Hub” and NBC Sports Network's "NASCAR America," is a more geographically friendly version that also pays homage to important traditions of the past. The Darlington race ... FULL STORY »



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NASCAR Announces 2015 National Series Schedules
Posted 08.26.14
NBC Sports Joins FOX Sports As Broadcast Homes to All Three National Series; Key Date Changes Include Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Darlington Raceway and Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2014) – NASCAR announced today its national series schedules for the 2015 season, featuring date enhancements to races at some ...FULL STORY »
Scott Dixon of New Zealand, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the Verizon IndyCar Series GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway on August 24, 2014 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Dixon Wins at Sonoma; Power up by 51 to Finale
Posted 08.25.14
SONOMA, Calif. (Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014) - Scott Dixon overtook race leader Mike Conway on Lap 83 of 85 en route to a dramatic victory Sunday in the GoPro Grand Prix at Sonoma Raceway. The win was the 35th of Dixon's Indy car career, putting him in a tie for fifth place ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Logano Nabs Third Win of the Season in Bristol Night Race
Posted 08.24.14
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Joey Logano believes he has the car and Team Penske believes they have the team to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.Logano took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 44 laps remaining and scooted to his third Sprint Cup victory of the season in Saturday’s IRWIN ...FULL STORY »
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Saturday Bristol Notebook Featuring: Roush Fenway Racing, Jamie McMurray and More
Posted 08.24.14
Saturday Bristol Motor Speedway Notebook: Strong Run For Roush Fenway Racing: In a season mirrored with frustration, Roush Fenway Racing can leave Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway content knowing that it was a good night. For the first time this season, all three Roush Fenway Racing cars finished inside the top-10 in Saturday ...FULL STORY »
Will Power of Australia drives the #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet during qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway on August 23, 2014 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Power Claims Pole at Sonoma; Resets Track Record
Posted 08.23.14
SONOMA, Calif. (Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014) -- Verizon IndyCar Series championship points leader Will Power claimed his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award, and fourth of the season, with a lap of 1 minute, 17.4126 seconds in Firestone Fast Six qualifications for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. Power, driving the No. ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Blaney, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Stout restart gives Ryan Blaney Nationwide Series win at Bristol
Posted 08.23.14
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Blaney swept past Kyle Busch on a restart with seven laps to go and held on to win Friday night’s rain-delayed Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.Until the final restart, Busch appeared dominant and on his way to his seventh win in his last nine ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, poses with his wife DeLana, son Keelan, and the pole award after qualifying fastest for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Wins Pole at Bristol and Puts Chevrolet SS in Top Starting Spot for Third Consecutive Race
Posted 08.23.14
Six Team Chevy Drivers Earn Top-12 Starting Positions BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chevrolet took its third straight pole and will occupy the front row for Saturday night’s IRWIN Tools Night race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy Johns Chevrolet SS, scored his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
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Friday Nationwide Series Notebook Including: Chase Elliott, James Buescher, Jeffrey Earnhardt and More
Posted 08.23.14
Friday Nationwide Notebook: Chase Elliott Escapes Eventful Bristol With Third-Place Finish: NASCAR Nationwide Series point’s leader Chase Elliott escaped Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Friday night with his 10th top-five finish of the season, but the driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro nearly threw his night away three laps ...FULL STORY »
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Milka Duno Progressing At Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 08.22.14
Milka Duno isn’t coming to Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway this weekend completely blindsided. “I know it’s not going to be easy,” said Duno. “I never expected it to be easy here (at Bristol) or in the Nationwide Series. I just have to work hard. The idea wasn’t to come to ...FULL STORY »


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