Accident returns Keselowski to underdog

Brad Keselowski

Keselowski: ‘With this format, we’re by no means out’ After the first round of another three-race segment in the new-look Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs, Brad Keselowski finds himself in a familiar spot — looking up at his competition from the lower rungs of […]

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Earnhardt Jr. Masters Martinsville


Dale Earnhardt Jr. was knocked out of the Chase last week but he came back to win Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Earnhardt held off Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon to score his fourth win of the season and first of his […]

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Harvick has work cut out for him at Martinsville


Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high. A poor qualifying effort has Harvick starting 33rd, behind all the other title contenders, in Sunday’s race on the Virginia short track. Because the rest of the […]

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Time On Gordon’s Side In Quest for Ninth Clock


As the defending race winner, Gordon can do the same Sunday in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 (1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN), where a win would guarantee him one of four spots in the final four-driver Championship Round at Homestead-Miami Speedway. “I can honestly say, never […]

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Jamie McMurray wins pole at Martinsville


A Chase driver isn’t starting first for the second straight Chase race. A week after Brian Vickers qualified first at Talladega, Jamie McMurray qualified first at Martinsville on Friday. It’s his second career pole at Martinsville. He started first in the spring race in 2011. McMurray […]

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