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Sep 01
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Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Clinch Scenarios for Richmond

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 1, 2014) – With his win at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night, Kasey Kahne became the 13th winner of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season – and the 13th member of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Matt Kenseth finished second at Atlanta, and though winless, has accumulated enough points throughout the regular season to guarantee himself a spot in the Chase. Fourteen Chase spots are now taken, assuming those 14 drivers all attempt to qualify at Richmond. Two berths remain. Here are the Chase clinch scenarios for Saturday night’s race at Richmond International Raceway, the regular season finale (7:30 p.m. ET on ABC, MRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). If there is a repeat winner, three winless drivers would make the Chase ... FULL STORY »

Motorsports This Week on ESPN and ABC

ESPN on ABC Sprint Cup Chase Berths on Line in Prime Time Richmond Race With places and positions in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on the line, the regular season of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to an end at Richmond ... FULL STORY »

2014 Richmond International Raceway NASCAR (Sept.) Weekend Track Event Schedule

Federated Auto Parts 400 RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES EVENT SCHEDULE Wednesday, September 3RD 6:00 PM NNS HAULERS ENTER (TRUCK ... FULL STORY »

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 ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER YOU DID IT, BUT IT TOOK A LOT TO GET HERE: “Yeah, man, it took a lot.  We were all over the place during the race but the guys stayed with ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Fusion – “We were rallying pretty well.  I made a pit road mistake a little bit earlier that got us behind, but got up to fourth and had a shot at winning the ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Matt Kenseth (second) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Sunday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Atlanta Motor Speedway behind race-winner Kasey Kahne. The runner-up result locks Kenseth into this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup and puts all three Joe ... FULL STORY »



Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout 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
2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 09.01.14
After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, it was Kasey Kahne holding off Matt Kenseth (by 0.574 seconds) to win Sunday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kahne, who clinched a spot in the chase for the NSCS championship with his victory, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Sun Energy 1) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.30.14
During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Oral-B USA 500 practice session, it was Matt Kenseth - with a lap speed of 188.251mph - showing the fastest way around Atlanta Motor Speedway early Saturday evening. Joey Logano was second fastest with a lap speed of 187.869mph, and was followed by ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.30.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams returned to Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon for their second (of three) Oral-B USA 500 practice session. And, at the conclusion of the practice, it was Joey Logano - with a lap speed of 189.351mph - at the top of the scoring pylon. Second ...FULL STORY »
The Band Perry will headline the largest pre-race Country Jam and Pit Party in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s history prior to the Bank of America 500 on Saturday, Oct. 11. (Credit: David McClister)
The Band Perry Headlines Pre-Race Country Jam And Pit Party at Bank of America 500
Posted 08.30.14
Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jimmie Johnson to Make Fan Stage Appearances CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 30, 2014) – The 2014 Academy of Country Music Vocal Group of the Year, The Band Perry, will headline the largest pre-race Country Jam and Pit Party in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s history prior to the Bank of America ...FULL STORY »
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
Kevin Harvick Claims Atlanta Pole Position with Chevrolet Power
Posted 08.29.14
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 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS was a full 0.3 mph faster ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.29.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Fusion – “It’s by far the best qualifying effort I’ve ever had here. That’s a testament to the team and the work they’ve done and trying to be better.  We’re having a phenomenal season, but I just wish it would have been one more ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.29.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot Husky Tools Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  5th  How was your Camry race car in qualifying? “Our Home Depot Husky Tools Camry was really good.  The last run we kind of missed a little bit there.  The first round was good, the second round was actually ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick on track at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the No. 4 Jimmy Johns Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 08.29.14
For the second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) weekend, it's Kevin Harvick taking the pole, as Harvick runs a qualifying lap speed of 190.398mph, to lead the field on Sunday for the Oral-B 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This was Harvick's sixth series pole of the 2014 season, his twelfth ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Panasonic Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 08.29.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PANASONIC CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Atlanta Motor Speedway and discussed making his 750th start at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his longevity, last week at Bristol, Atlanta’s 2015 date and many other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR 750 STARTS:  “That is a big number.  I hadn’t ...FULL STORY »


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