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  • NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup playoff could go down to the wire

    NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup playoff could go down to the wire
    AVONDALE, Ariz. — If NASCAR's championship battle were a major golf tournament, the two title contenders would be about to play the 17th hole of the final round. Only two races remain to decide NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series championship, with...
  • Sebastian Vettel makes Formula One boring? It's a familiar story

    Sebastian Vettel makes Formula One boring? It's a familiar story
    Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton simply put into words what a good number of Formula One fans probably are feeling about Sebastian Vettel's dominance of the sport: It's boring. After Vettel won his fourth consecutive race last weekend in South Korea,...
  • Keselowski crashes Chase party at Charlotte; Bowyer finishes 11th

    Keselowski crashes Chase party at Charlotte; Bowyer finishes 11th
    Brad Keselowski proved once again Saturday night that quality and timing trump quantity.   Keselowski led 11 laps in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kasey Kahne led 138. Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson led...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Night Moves

    The Backstretch Blog: Night Moves
    Turn on the lights and let's get this party started, the Kansas Speedway is getting a night race. I have to say, I'm pretty partial to racing under the lights. Not only do the cars look prettier and faster, but the atmosphere is just far more festive. I...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Five degrees of Chase Clinch-a-tion

    The Backstretch Blog: Five degrees of Chase Clinch-a-tion
    There is just one race left til the chase for the championship begins and seven drivers have clinched a spot in NASCAR 's version of the playoffs. Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch are locked in the top...
  • Jimmie and Chandra Johnson have new baby girl

    Jimmie and Chandra Johnson have new baby girl
    NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson and wife Chandra have a new baby daughter.     Chandra Johnson gave birth at 2:02 a.m. Friday at a Charlotte, N.C., hospital. The baby girl weighs 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth.     Mother and baby and...
  • Kurt Busch relishes underdog role in last chance to make NASCAR's Chase

    RICHMOND — Kurt Busch is a past Sprint Cup Series champion and currently holds a six-point cushion for 10th place in the Cup standings: the final automatic position into the Chase. And yet the question about whether he felt like an underdog to...
  • Carl Edwards wins at Richmond; Brad Keselowski doesn't make Chase

    Carl Edwards wins at Richmond; Brad Keselowski doesn't make Chase
    Carl Edwards won the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday and finished as the Sprint Cup Series regular-season points leader as NASCAR heads into its 10-race Chase, starting Sept. 15 at Chicagoland. Edwards' victory was...
  • Bowyer's spin benefits teammate, clouds finish to Chase-setting race at Richmond

     Bowyer's spin benefits teammate, clouds finish to Chase-setting race at Richmond
    RICHMOND — Two lessons were learned from Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday about the affect of teammates in setting the 12-driver field for the Chase for the championship: One unsettling, mudding the regular-...
  • Despite 'Spin-Gate,' Clint Bowyer could win NASCAR's Chase for the Cup

    Despite 'Spin-Gate,' Clint Bowyer could win NASCAR's Chase for the Cup
    Following an extraordinary day in NASCAR history that saw Michael Waltrip Racing draw unprecedented penalties and altered the driver lineup for the Chase for the Cup playoff, one aspect of the drama leaves many unsettled: Clint Bowyer still could win...
  • NASCAR Chase TV schedule 2013

     
    NASCAR Chase TV schedule 2013: The Sprint Cup Series “playoffs” begin Sunday, Sept. 15, at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., in the GEICO 400, the first race of the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Full Chase TV schedule below. The...
  • NASCAR's Brian Vickers blasts critics, defends helping teammates

    NASCAR's Brian Vickers blasts critics, defends helping teammates
    NASCAR's Brian Vickers, one of three Michael Waltrip Racing drivers hit with major penalties this week for attempting to help a teammate qualify for the Chase title playoff, wrote Friday that he has no regrets about what happened. Vickers also blasted...