New Talladega qualifying angers, stuns NASCAR drivers


Brian Vickers won the pole Saturday for Sunday’s Geico 500 Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway, but Vickers’ first pole of the season was largely forgotten after a messy, confusing qualifying session that left several drivers angry, bewildered and — most importantly — missing from the […]

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NASCAR’s new rules: Testing ban, horsepower reduction


NASCAR released its 2015 rules Tuesday with sweeping changes to reduce testing, detune engines and deemphasize aerodynamics. After allowing teams four tests at sanctioned tracks and unlimited private testing this year, NASCAR will ban teams from testing at any tracks following the season finale at Homestead-Miami […]

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NASCAR qualifying canceled by rain


The opener of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup got a wet welcome Friday at Chicagoland Speedway. Persistent afternoon rain forced cancellation of Friday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s 400, and the 43-car field was set based on Friday practice speeds. Chase driver Kyle Busch led […]

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Kasey Kahne wins at Atlanta, clinches Chase spot


Kasey Kahne led the final two laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway, clinching a Chase for the Sprint Cup berth with his first win this season. Kahne snatched the lead from Matt Kenseth in the second attempt at a green-white-checkered finish and won the Oral-B USA 500 […]

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Joey Logano beats teammate to win at Bristol


A week ago, Joey Logano said he wanted his team included in the championship favorites conversation. Nothing like a win under the lights at Bristol Motor Speedway to ensure that happens. Logano tripled his career wins total before this season by winning Saturday night, a victory […]

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