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When he was a kid with grand plans to become a NASCAR driver someday, Kyle Larson dressed up as Jeff Gordon when his family went to watch the races at Sonoma. In the last few laps of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener, Larson found himself racing the real-life version nose to nose down the stretch at Chicagoland Speedway.
9 hrs ago | Paddock Talk
Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang, improved 12 positions in the final 40 laps of Saturday afternoon's NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Chicagoland Speedway to score his fifth top-five finish of the 2014 season, crossing the finish line for the final time in the fifth position.
NASCAR appeared to make a bold move when it introduced the Chase for the Sprint Cup back in 2004. It changed the method of winning the championship from a 36-race schedule to a 10-race mini-season among the best performers.
A faulty sparkplug slowed the No. 88 Chevy's progress for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Formula DRIFT PRO 2 continued the season at Texas Motor Speedway with the third of four rounds of competition. Brandon Wicknick in the Driftmotion D-Spare Nissan 2JZ S13 takes the victory.
Title contender Carl Edwards is the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Edwards turned a lap at 186.413 mph on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.
Timothy Peters' crews push his truck to the garage after rain forced the cancellation of qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is confident he won't have any issues with hydration or cramping as he heads into the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Jimmie Johnson waits for his interview during the NASCAR Sprint Cup media day in Chicago, Thursday, Sept.
Scott Condra, president of Jacoby Development, is behind the wheel of a major project in Daytona.
An early-race crash cost Jeffrey Earnhardt a good finish in last week's race at Richmond International Raceway. He hopes to bounce back in Saturday's Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Penske's IndyCar Series driver Will Power captured his first series championship on Aug. 30 in Fontana, Calif., after coming up just short in 2010, 2011 and 2012. It's the 13th IndyCar championship for Penske, whose most recent championship came in 2006 with Sam Hornish Jr., who now competes part time in NASCAR.
Starting at 6:00 this morning people started gathering at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn for the "Spirit of America Blood Drive." 6 News reporter Mariah Harrison has more on why donors say it's the least they could do to give back.
Sure, you can go ahead and refer to the next 10 weeks as NASCAR's "playoffs." Along the way, you'll constantly be reminded of yet another quirk that makes auto racing different from the other sports-entertainment entities.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth is accustomed to loud, appreciative fans every time he visits Texas Motor Speedway - just not in September. Kenseth helped transform a tranquil and idle Wednesday into a thunderous Chase send-off with more than 3,000 local elementary students on hand for the official 2014-15 kickoff of Texas Motor Speedway's "Speeding To Read" program.
The upcoming weekend is a big one for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as the 10-race, 16-driver Chase for the Sprint Cup championship post-season kicks off with Sunday's running of the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. It's the main event of a tripleheader NASCAR weekend, with the Camping World Truck Series running the Lucas Oil 225 Friday night and the Nationwide Series running the Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 on Saturday.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:30 pm
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