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Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

February 15th, 2015 10:09 pm by AP

The frenetic knockout format ended with Jeff Gordon on the pole for the final Daytona 500 of his career.

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Kenseth opens year with win at Sprint Unlimited

Kenseth opens year with win at Sprint Unlimited

February 14th, 2015 11:31 pm by AP

Matt Kenseth won Saturday night's exhibition Sprint Unlimited, which was a crash-filled kickoff to the NASCAR season for the second consecutive year.

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Round track season ready to get started

Round track season ready to get started

February 10th, 2015 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The 2015 NASCAR season kicks off this Saturday night with the Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona.

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Sprint Cup title up for grabs more than ever

Sprint Cup title up for grabs more than ever

February 3rd, 2015 10:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There were no major surprises coming from the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour last week. That doesn't mean the season will be predictable at all.

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Johnson's quest for history books is overshadowed

Johnson's quest for history books is overshadowed

February 1st, 2015 11:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's hard to imagine Jimmie Johnson's quest for a record-tying seventh NASCAR championship being under the radar.But, it has been that way for the past couple of weeks

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Scott's induction   to Hall a milestone for NASCAR

Scott's induction to Hall a milestone for NASCAR

January 31st, 2015 9:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Wendell Scott, the first African-American to race full-time in NASCAR's premier series, became the first African-American to receive the sport's highest honor. He was part of the Class of 2015 along with Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Joe Weatherly and Rex

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Bowyer wishes there were more Bristols on circuit

Bowyer wishes there were more Bristols on circuit

January 31st, 2015 9:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Clint Bowyer has a suggestion for NASCAR officials who are always looking to make the Sprint Cup Series more exciting. Put more tracks like Bristol Motor Speedway on the Sprint Cup circuit.

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New rules, format could benefit Busch

New rules, format could benefit Busch

January 30th, 2015 9:10 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kyle Busch is a fan of the "Chase for the Sprint Cup" format introduced last season although the first-year results didn't work out the way he wanted. He wound up 10th in the points, but liked what he saw overall.

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Earnhardt examines career after Gordon's retirement

Earnhardt examines career after Gordon's retirement

January 30th, 2015 9:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The announcement that 2015 would be teammate Jeff Gordon's last full-time season on the NASCAR Sprint Cup tour and that Chase Elliott would be his replacement had Earnhardt thinking about the news from different angles.

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Gordon's decision didn't come easy

Gordon's decision didn't come easy

January 29th, 2015 10:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jeff Gordon thought he was fully ready to tell his team about his impending retirement last Thursday, but when it was time to share the news with the No. 24 crew it quickly became an emotional day.

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