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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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Earnhardt holds off Gordon as drivers feud behind them

Earnhardt holds off Gordon as drivers feud behind them

October 26th, 2014 11:01 pm by AP

Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned his fourth win of the season on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway a week after he was eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Harvick has work cut out for him at Martinsville

Harvick has work cut out for him at Martinsville

October 25th, 2014 11:05 pm by AP

Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high.

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Jamie McMurray bests Chase drivers to win pole

Jamie McMurray bests Chase drivers to win pole

October 24th, 2014 7:36 pm by AP

Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.

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NASCAR could get stuck with another one-win champ

NASCAR could get stuck with another one-win champ

October 21st, 2014 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Will justice be served in NASCAR's "Chase for the Sprint Cup" championship? To this point, it has been to a certain extent.

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Keselowski wins as big names are eliminated

Keselowski wins as big names are eliminated

October 19th, 2014 11:14 pm by AP

Coming off a tumultuous week and backed into a must-win situation, Brad Keselowski pulled off one of his biggest victories.

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