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Sep 14
Sunday

Jeff Gordon-Kyle Larson mutual admiration society meets in media center; Plus Sunday Notebook

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill.— As hard as they raced each other in the closing laps of Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson might as well have been at a tea social when they sat side-by-side at the dais in the track's media center. Gordon and Larson raced ferociously over the last six laps and finished second and third, respectively, behind race-winner Brad Keselowski. Afterwards, Gordon spoke to Larson in close quarters on pit road, telling the talented rookie driver what he might have done differently on a critical restart on lap 262 of 267. “I'm never out front, really,” Larson said. “I'm never on the front row, so I don't know what to do. You look at my Nationwide ... FULL STORY »

Going, Going, Logano
By Press Release

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, receives a lobster in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 21, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images New England native Joey Logano punches ticket into second round of NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship; breaks NHMS consecutive different winners streak LOUDON, N.H. – Joey Logano made it a clean sweep for Penske Racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2014. The native of Middletown, Conn., raced his way into the second round of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship by winning Sunday's SYLVANIA 300. Logano joins July New Hampshire winner and teammate Brad Keselowski in the Contender Round. "This is the coolest place to win for me. I won my first Cup race here, but it's nice to do this one the right way," said Logano, who won the 2009 rain-shortened June race at NHMS ... FULL STORY »

Team Penske to Partner with Dick Johnson Racing in 2015 V8 Supercars Championship

Dick Johnson Racing (djr)/Team Penske Logo Marcos Ambrose to Drive the No. 17 Ford MOORESVILLE, NC (September 14, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that it will form a partnership with one of the most successful motorsport teams in Australia to compete in the popular V8 Supercars ... FULL STORY »

2014 New Hampshire Motor Speedway NASCAR (Sept.) Weekend Track Event Schedule

SYLVANIA 300 Logo NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES NASCAR WHELEN MODIFIED TOUR EVENT SCHEDULE Wednesday, September 17TH 5:00 PM 7:00 PM New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo KESELOWSKI GIVES FUSION FIRST WIN IN CHASE Brad Keselowski’s win is his second consecutive and fifth race of the season. With the win, Keselowski advances to the Challenger round of the 2014 Chase. Ford Racing’s 11 wins this season ties for the most ... FULL STORY »

Gordon Leads Team Chevy at Chicagoland with Runner-Up Finish

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS finished in second place and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the 88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet SS finished in eleventh place Sunday, September 14, 2014 in the Chase Challenger 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. Gordon and Earnhardt, Jr. are in the Chase which begins with the Challenger 16 for this race and the following two. (Photo by Alan Marler/HHP for Chevy Racing) Five Chevrolet SS Race Cars in Top 10  JOLIET, ILL – September 14, 2014 – In the opening playoff round of the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Jeff Gordon powered his No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Denny Hamlin (sixth) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Chicagoland Speedway that was won by Brad Keselowski. Camry driver Kyle Busch (seventh) started from the first position after rain cancelled qualifying and he ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – Finished 2nd HOW MUCH FUN WAS THAT BATTLE WITH KYLE LARSON? “Oh my gosh. I was having a pretty good time watching him and Kevin (Harvick) go at it in ... FULL STORY »



Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 14, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Race Results & Point Standings
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
For the second consecutive weekend, the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points leader, Brad Keselowski, claims victory as he wins Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 - the first race of the 2014 "Chase for the Sprint Cup" - at Chicagoland Speedway. Keselowski, who is now guaranteed a spot in round 2 of ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Fastenal Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
no responses - Posted 09.13.14
Saturday afternoon at the end of the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) MyAFibStory.com 400 practice session, it was Carl Edwards - with a lap speed of 186.413mph - at the top of the speed chart at Chicagoland Speedway. The current series points leader, Brad Keselowski (186.335mph) improved from this morning's ...FULL STORY »


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