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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NASCAR tests options to improve passing game in 2015


In an incessant quest to enhance passing at superspeedways, NASCAR tried divergent directions — from underpowered cars with high grip to ill-handling models — during a Monday test at Michigan International Speedway. The nine-hour session, which included 10 Sprint Cup teams running several simulated races on […]

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