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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Larson Once Dressed Like His Heroes; Now Races 'Em

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.

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9 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Trevor Bayne NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

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.

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13 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Landon Cassill NASCAR Nationwide Race Preview

Landon Cassill finished 16th Saturday in the Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, continuing his strong summer run. Over the past 10 Nationwide races, Cassill has finished in the top 16 seven times.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sporting News

Does NASCAR need great Chase, will drivers deliver drama in new system?

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.

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Motorsport.com

Racing for a cause

A faulty sparkplug slowed the No. 88 Chevy's progress for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Motorsport.com

Brandon Wicknick takes the victory in Formula Drift Pro 2

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.

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The Washington Post

Edwards, Keselowski fastest in final practice

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.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Tony Stewart pit crew jumps to Kevin Harvick's car

Harvick got a pit crew upgrade on Tuesday for NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet when Stewart-Haas Racing announced it has swapped Harvick's crew for Stewart's. Harvick is participating in the Chase for the Sprint Cup while Stewart is not.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

NewsOK.com

Trucks race postponed by rain

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.

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NewsOK.com

Johnson has new cooling system for start of Chase

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.

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Business Journal

Exclusive: 5 questions with One Daytona developer on tuning up the race experience

Scott Condra, president of Jacoby Development, is behind the wheel of a major project in Daytona.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland (Qualifying): NASCAR Sprint Cup LIVE Streaming, Timing, Weather & TV Schedule

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers The NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying sessions for the MyAFibStory.com 400 will be be held today at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. Practice will begin at 1PM ET and run until 2:30 PM.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Jeffrey Earnhardt NASCAR Nationwide Race Preview

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.

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The Charlotte Observer

Penske positions for IndyCar, NASCAR title sweep

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.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

People Line Up For "Spirit Of America" Blood Drive

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.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Chicagoland Preview: NASCAR's Chase should dial up the pressure

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.

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Hanover Herald-Progress

Brad Keselowski celebrates his victory at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night.

No doubt 15 of them looked over at Brad Keselowski, fresh off a trip to Victory Lane, and realized they have work to do. Keselowski completely dominated the Federated Auto Parts 400 at RIR, leading 383 of 400 laps, never losing the lead in the second half of the race, while clinching the top seed for the new Chase format.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

National Speed Sport News

Kenseth Kicks Off 'Speeding To Read'

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.

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Stock Car Spin

NASCAR schedule and weather outlook for Chicagoland Speedway

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.

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Alabama Live

NASCAR Driver Joey Logano Visits Children's of Alabama

Logano laughs with J. T. Shelton his dad Jared Shelton and sister Jayden Shelton as they decorate wooden race cars. NASCAR driver Joey Logano spent some time with patients at Children's of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama Wednesday September 10, 2014 to promote the upcoming race at Talladega Superspeedway in October.

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