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Danica Patrick And Boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Crash At Chicagoland

Danica Patrick and boyfiend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) They’re all good now, but for a moment during Sunday’s MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick and boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. weren’t. The two were having decent runs on Sunday afternoon, but their chances at a better finish were hindered when the two made contact on Lap 258 on the frontstretch. Both cars were on the lead lap, after Patrick had received the free pass during the fifth caution of the day. Patrick climbing from the tail end of the lead lap was making a three-wide pass on Stenhouse’s No. 17 and boss Tony Stewart, when contact between the dynamic duo was made, which sent Patrick’s No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS gliding across the frontstretch wall. The two were able to pit ... FULL STORY »

Roush Fenway Racing Troubles Continue In Chase Opener

Roush Fenway Racing Logo Not an even a gruesome test at Chicagoland Speedway could prove to be any benefit for Roush Fenway Racing on Sunday afternoon. While Carl Edwards and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. both showed promise with strong practice speeds, when the start of ... FULL STORY »

Three Top-10 Finishes For Joe Gibbs Racing In Round 1

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo They didn’t contend for the win on Sunday afternoon in the MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but it was a productive day nonetheless for Joe Gibbs Racing. The Huntersville, North Carolina-based team racked in three top-10 finishes led by Denny ... FULL STORY »

Aric Almirola’s Strong Run Goes Up In Smoke

2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Eckrich) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Aric Almirola was characterized as an underdog entering Sunday’s MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but the underdog spoke up, until the driver of the No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion blew up on Lap 230, resulting in a disappointing 41st place ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson Roars From Back To Front At Chicagoland Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson on Track at Pocono Raceway in the No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C, Tilton/Getty Images NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year candidate Kyle Larson appeared to have the car to beat in the final stages of the MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but two late race cautions spoiled his efforts, resulting in a ... FULL STORY »

Bold Late-Race Move Sets Up Keselowski’s Win In First Chase Event

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 14, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill. — For Brad Keselowski, this year's Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup started the same way it did in 2012—with a victory at Chicagoland Speedway. Clearly, Keselowski would love to see the Chase end the same way it did ... FULL STORY »

Two-tire strategy propels Kevin Harvick to Nationwide win at Chicagoland

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #5 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill.— Kevin Harvick got the track position he needed with a two-tire call under caution late in Saturday's Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300. Then he and crew chief Ernie Cope got the victory they deserved for choosing the right strategy ... FULL STORY »



Kyle Busch, driver of the #51 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Kyle Busch overcomes adversity to win Chicagoland truck race
Posted 09.13.14
JOLIET, Ill.— Kyle Busch overcame more than his share of adversity Saturday night in winning the rain-postponed Lucas Oil 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch came from the rear of the field twice and overcame a caution that put him on the wrong end of a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (STANLEY) - - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Marcos Ambrose Opens Up About Decision Not To Return To NASCAR In 2015
Posted 09.13.14
In a decision he made before his second-place NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finish at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International last month, Richard Petty Motorsports officially announced Saturday that Marcos Ambrose won’t return to the organization in 2015. Ambrose, in his fourth year of driving for RPM will return to his native ...FULL STORY »
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Rain pushes Chicago Truck Race To Saturday
Posted 09.12.14
JOLIET, Illinois – Persistent rain forced postponement of Friday night’s Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway. The race has been rescheduled to start Saturday evening following the NASCAR Nationwide Series Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 at 6:00 p.m. (Central) live on FOX Sports 2. NASCAR officials made the decision ...FULL STORY »
AJ Allmendinger, driver of the #47 Scott Products Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Friday Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Notebook
Posted 09.12.14
JOLIET, Ill. – From a handicapping standpoint, AJ Allmendinger is realistic enough to know he won’t have the same odds of winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title as six-time champion Jimmie Johnson, but he took lighthearted umbrage at being considered an afterthought for the Chase. “We’re contenders ‘cause we’re ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Chase Notebook: Confidence is high for 6-time champ Jimmie Johnson as Chase approaches
Posted 09.11.14
CHICAGO— For those who question the strength of the No. 48 team, driver Jimmie Johnson says he’s more confident entering the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup this year than he was last year when he won his sixth championship. For those who say the No. 48 Chevy lacks speed, Johnson ...FULL STORY »
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PERFECT CHASE GRID CHALLENGE Now Live on NASCAR.com
Posted 09.08.14
NASCAR Digital Media Also Enhancing Coverage Options For The Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 8, 2014) – The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field was officially set following Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesTM regular season finale at Richmond International Raceway®. Now, until 2 p.m. ET ...FULL STORY »
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Now that the Chase field is set, it’s time to rate the likely winners
Posted 09.07.14
The 26th race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is over, and the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set. We’re about to get our first look at NASCAR’s new Chase format, which features three elimination rounds and a one-race dash for the title in the season ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Keselowski dominates Richmond, as Newman and Biffle claim last Chase spots
Posted 09.07.14
RICHMOND, Va.—The car and driver to beat in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup identified themselves emphatically on Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. Brad Keselowski led all but 17 of 400 laps in winning the Federated Auto Parts 400, the final race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
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Friday Richmond Nationwide Series Notebook: Featuring Chase Elliott, Brian Scott And Ryan Ellis
Posted 09.06.14
Nationwide Richmond International Raceway Notebook: Chase Elliott Inches Closer To First Championship: It ain’t over yet by any means, but Chase Elliott strengthened his chances at his first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship on Friday night with another impressive performance in his rookie season. The driver of the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS ...FULL STORY »


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