13 hrs ago
Down 2 Laps, Truex Jr. Charges to 14th-Place Finish
Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing took advantage of a break late in the race as the single car team dashed from two laps down to a 14th-place finish in Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. "The finish wasn't what we wanted, but we made something good out of it," said Truex.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Keselowski wins Chase opener at Chicagoland
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski places his name sticker into the next bracket of the chase grid following his win in the MYAFIBSTORY.COM 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday.
Bold Late-Race Move Sets Up Keselowski's Win In First Chase Event
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service JOLIET, Ill.-For Brad Keselowski, this year's Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup started the same way it did in 2012-with a victory at Chicagoland Speedway. Clearly, Keselowski would love to see the Chase end the same way it did two years ago-with a series championship.
NASCAR Winston Cup Scene
What: 14th Annual MyAFibStory.com 400 . Where: Chicagoland Speedway , Joliet, Ill.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Ray Rice attends high school game in N.Y.
Ray Rice attended a football game at his high school in New Rochelle, a New York City suburb. WABC-TV in New York reports that the recently released running back attended the game at New Rochelle High School with his wife, Janay Rice , and their daughter.
Sports Media 101
Kevin Harvick Wins Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 NASCAR...
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Sat Sep 13, 2014
Kyle Busch takes dominating Truck win at Chicagoland
Kyle Busch dominated the Lucas Oil 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night, a race that was scheduled for Friday but was postponed a day by rain. After racing from the back to the front twice, Busch led a race high 66 laps of the 150 that made up the race and claimed his sixth win of the year and his fourth Truck Series win in six series races at Chicagoland.
Los Angeles Times
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is enjoying prime time in his NASCAR career
Dale Jr. says he wasn't having a good time before, but has 'had the best time driving race cars this year "I feel physically and mentally 10 years younger than that," Earnhardt said as he prepared for Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup opening race at Chicagoland Speedway. "I still enjoy what I do and had the best time driving race cars this year," he said.
2014 Chicagoland: NASCAR Nationwide Practice One Results - Gaughan, Chevrolet Fastest
By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers The NASCAR Nationwide series has completed practice session one at Chicagoland Speedway in preparation for 14th Annual Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 Powered by Coca-Cola. Leading the way was Brendan Gaughan and his No.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson facing arrest in child injury indictment
Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player.
NASCAR Winston Cup Scene
Friday's practice recaps from Chicagoland
Looking to improve on his runner-up finish in last year's Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup opener, Kyle Busch topped opening Sprint Cup Series practice at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday. Busch's speed of 191.442 -- obtained on his 21st of 21 laps around the 1.5-mile track -- was enough to pace the field in preparation for Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Investigation into Kevin Ward Jr. death complete but no results announced
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, takes part in pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 6 A press release, simply titled the final release from Ontario County Sheriff regarding the death of Kevin A. Ward Jr., was posted on the Ontario County website Thursday, a month after the young driver was struck and killed at a New York track by NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart .
The Union Daily Times
Kyle Busch leads every lap in Nationwide win at Richmond
Kyle Busch salutes the fans at Richmond after winning the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Nationwide Series race. , see what we can salvage there and roll on into the Chase."
Bangor Daily News
Mayberry eyes PASS tour return to Speedway 95 in 2015
Tom Mayberry, founder and president of the Pro All-Stars Series tour, said he is interested in going back to Hermon's Speedway 95 next season. PASS returned to the venue after a five-year absence on Aug. 24 and a large crowd turned out to watch the Hight Chevrolet 150 PASS North Super Late Model race along with the PASS Sportsman and Modifieds features.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Danica Patrick looking forward to racing at Chicagoland Speedway
Danica Patrick, driver of the No.10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, looks on from the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 5, 2014 in Richmond.
Kurt Busch cuts to the Chase with visit to San Antonio
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch helped kick off the NASCAR Chase for the Championship by making a visit to the Alamo City on Wednesday. Busch, who drives for the No.
2014 Chase: Who's hot at Chicagoland Speedway
The 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks off Sunday, September 14th at Chicagoland Speedway, a track that has only hosted 13 Cup Series races heading into the weekend; this marks the fourth year that Chicagoland has been a part of the Chase schedule. Four of the eight drivers who have competed in all 13 races at the track are part of this year's Chase, and seven of the 16 drivers in the Chase have wins at Chicagoland.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Sports Central Articles and Columns
NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 25
He fell two laps down, but battled back to regain the lead lap and finished 17th.
Late-race surge at Atlanta puts Kahne in the Chase
Team owner Rick Hendrick congratulates Kasey Kahne in Victory Lane at Atlanta after Kahne won the Oral-B USA 500 on Sunday.
2014 Richmond II: Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Preview
Ten years ago NASCAR officials decided to make a radical change to how the season champion was decided - a Chase.