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Harvick dominates at Phoenix as Chase final is set

Harvick dominates at Phoenix as Chase final is set

November 9th, 2014 10:42 pm by AP

Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the final round of NASCAR's playoffs, while Jeff Gordon was knocked out when Ryan Newman completed a last-lap pass.

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Elliott becomes NASCAR's youngest champ at 18

Elliott becomes NASCAR's youngest champ at 18

November 8th, 2014 11:02 pm by AP

18-year-old rookie Chase Elliott became the youngest driver to win a title in any of NASCAR's three national series after Saturday night's Nationwide race.

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Busch facing assault investigation

Busch facing assault investigation

November 7th, 2014 10:22 pm by AP

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch has been accused of domestic assault by his ex-girlfriend, and police in Delaware said Friday they are investigating.

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Hamlin wins pole for critical Chase race at Phoenix

Hamlin wins pole for critical Chase race at Phoenix

November 7th, 2014 10:21 pm by AP

Denny Hamlin led five Chase for the Sprint Cup championship drivers in the qualifying session, turning a lap at 142.113 mph to put his Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in the top starting spot for Sunday's race.

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Six Hendrick crew members penalized for fight

Six Hendrick crew members penalized for fight

November 4th, 2014 9:40 pm by AP

Brad Keselowski and Jeff Gordon avoided any penalty from NASCAR on Tuesday for their post-race fight at Texas. Two crew chiefs and four crew members from Hendrick Motorsports were punished for their roles in the brawl.

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NASCAR got just what it wanted in new format

NASCAR got just what it wanted in new format

November 4th, 2014 9:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it. The old phrase comes to mind with NASCAR's changes to its Sprint Cup playoff format.

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Keselowski, Gordon escape NASCAR's wrath after brawl; crews don't

Keselowski, Gordon escape NASCAR's wrath after brawl; crews don't

November 4th, 2014 7:29 pm by Associated Press

Two crew chiefs and four crew members from Hendrick Motorsports were punished for their roles in the brawl.

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Are there double standards for Keselowski?

Are there double standards for Keselowski?

November 3rd, 2014 11:11 pm by AP

Both champions were left bloodied - Gordon's lip and Keselowski spitting blood after taking a shot to the cheek - even though neither driver appeared to throw a punch or get close enough to each other to actually fight.

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Winless Newman, Kenseth in contention as Chase heads to Texas

Winless Newman, Kenseth in contention as Chase heads to Texas

November 1st, 2014 11:21 pm by AP

Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth look a bit out of place this late in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship with those zeroes under the column for wins.

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Most of the Sprint Cup field is not all about that Chase

Most of the Sprint Cup field is not all about that Chase

October 28th, 2014 9:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dale Earnhardt Jr. highlighted the fact that winning races remains the primary focus for most of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.

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