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Chase Spots Going Fast, Time Is Running Out

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo Four more drivers cleared the two toughest hurdles for entry into the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, joining Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski, both of whom locked up a spot on the Chase Grid July 13 at New Hampshire. At Indianapolis last Sunday, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards and Joey Logano all either scored a second win (Gordon) or clinched a top 30 points spot (Johnson, Edwards and Logano). Now, those six drivers need only to attempt to qualify for the remaining six races to "officially" earn a spot in the Chase. As a reminder, any driver with multiple wins guarantees himself a spot in the top 15 (or top 16, if the points leader after race No. ... FULL STORY »

No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team slapped with heavy penalties

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo NASCAR hit the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team with a points penalty of unprecedented magnitude for infractions discovered during Sunday’s post-race inspection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the sanctioning body announced late Tuesday afternoon. NASCAR inspectors found violations with the rear ... FULL STORY »

At age 42, Jeff Gordon shows no signs of slowing down

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS— Jeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994. On Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in a No. 24 Chevrolet that clearly was the class of the field, Gordon won the 21st edition of the prestigious race. It's remarkable enough that ... FULL STORY »

Sunday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook Featuring: Joe Gibbs Racing; Kasey Kahne and Possible Post-Race Inspection Issues

2013 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Time Warner Cable) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Sunday Indianapolis Motor Speedway: INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeff Gordon may have won the 21st annual Crown Royal presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) finished second, third and fourth on Sunday, turning some heads ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Gets Milestone Fifth Win in the John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, July 27, 2014 -- Pittsboro, Indiana's Jeff Gordon made history on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, winning for the fifth time on the iconic 2.5-mile oval. Gordon took the lead on a Lap 143 restart in his No. ... FULL STORY »

Saturday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Nationwide Notebook Featuring Ty Dillon, James Buescher And Dash4Cash

Ty Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, and his team celebrate by kissing the bricks after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Saturday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Nationwide Notebook: Ty Dillon’s Win More Potent Than Just First Career-Win: Of course, Ty Dillon’s win in Saturday afternoon’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway was life-changing for the Richard Childress Racing driver. Dillon won ... FULL STORY »

Ty Dillon drives the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/TRACKER Boats Chevrolet to victory in Indianapolis

Ty Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Ty Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/TRACKER Boats Camaro, captured his first NASCAR Nationwide Series win Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "Our Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet had good speed all weekend," said Dillon. "We got ... FULL STORY »



Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, qualifies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Puts Chevrolet on Pole at Indianapolis with New Track Record
Posted 07.26.14
Jeff Gordon Makes it All-Chevy Front Row; Chevrolet SS Drivers Capture Six of Top-12 Starting Positions for Brickyard 400 INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 26, 2014 – Kevin Harvick, winner of the 2003 Brickyard 400 from the pole, set a new track record and won the pole forSunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup series (NSCS) race in his No. ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 QuickenLoansBillionDollarBracketChallenge Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 14, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Friday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook: Featuring Ryan Newman, Marcos Ambrose And Chase Elliott
Posted 07.25.14
Friday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook: Ryan Newman Focused On Indy Return And Chase Chances: INDIANAPOLIS -- Despite being winless in the first 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races for Richard Childress Racing, Ryan Newman seems confident that his No. 31 Chevrolet SS will make this year’s race to The Chase. And that ...FULL STORY »
Eldora Speedway Track Owner Tony Stewart presents Darrell Wallace Jr. , driver of the #54 ToyotaCare Toyota, with a trophy after winning the Camping World Truck 2nd Annual 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway on July 23, 2014 in Rossburg, Ohio. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Darrell Wallace Jr. wins wild one at Eldora Speedway
Posted 07.24.14
In front of a packed house at Eldora Speedway, Darrell Wallace Jr. won Wednesday’s night second annual 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic. Wallace, a NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduate, earned his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) win of the season. Wallace led the final 97 laps of the 150-lap ...FULL STORY »
Mike Conway of England driver of the #20 Ed Carpenter Racing Dallara Chevrolet celebrates after winning the Verizon IndyCar Series Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 13, 2014 on the streets of Long Beach, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Conway’s gamble pays off in Race 2 win in Toronto
Posted 07.21.14
TORONTO (Sunday, July 20, 2014) - Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. Conway, driving the No. 20 Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka car for ...FULL STORY »
Sebastien Bourdais of France, driver of the KVSH Racing Dallara Chevrolet celebrates his victory in the Verizon IndyCar Series Honda Indy Toronto Race 1 on the Streets of Toronto on July 20, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Bourdais claims Race 1 of Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader
Posted 07.20.14
[caption id="attachment_198757" align="alignright" width="299"] `[/caption] TORONTO (Sunday, July 20, 2014) - It's been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais. Bourdais, driving the No. 11 Hydroxycut KVSH Racing Chevrolet, claimed his 32nd career Indy car win in Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto by 3.3408 seconds over Verizon ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Napa Auto Parts Chevrolet, wins the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 race at Chicagoland Speedway on July 19, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Rookie Chase Elliott nabs third win of the season at Chicagoland
Posted 07.20.14
Accomplishing feats uncharacteristic for a rookie, Chase Elliott won again, leading 85 of 200 laps en route to his third win of the season in Saturday's enjoyillinois.com 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Elliott took the lead for the fourth and final time on Lap 177 and held on ...FULL STORY »
Chicagoland Speedway Saturday Notebook Featuring Trevor Bayne, Brian Scott and Mason Mitchell
Posted 07.20.14
Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR Nationwide Series Saturday Notebook: Trevor Bayne Matches Best Finish Of Season: Trevor Bayne didn’t have a second-place car at Chicagoland Speedway Saturday night, but utilizing strategy, Bayne and his Roush Fenway Racing matched their best-finish of the season in the EnjoyIllinois.com 300. He also finished second at Dover International ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Brian Scott in car (Shore Lodge) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Friday Chicagoland Speedway Notebook: Cale Conley Leads Final Practice; Plus Kyle Larson and More!
Posted 07.18.14
Friday Chicagoland Speedway Notebook: Rookie Cale Conley Leads Final Practice: It was a good day for Richard Childress Racing at Chicagoland Speedway. Rookie driver Cale Conley in the No. 33 Chevrolet Camaro paced the field Friday night in the final practice session for tomorrow night’s fourth-annual EnjoyIllinois.com 300. Conley will make ...FULL STORY »
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A Glimpse Into The Future: ‘NASCAR Next’ drivers take center stage
Posted 07.17.14
What do Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott and Dylan Kwasniewski have in common with the likes of Kenzie Ruston, Brandon McReynolds and Ryan Gifford? They’ve all been members of the NASCAR Next program that helps promote young drivers in NASCAR’s national and touring series. Larson, Elliott and Kwasniewski used it as a ...FULL STORY »


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