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Keselowski, just five years removed from racing part-time in Sprint Cup and hoping he'd latch onto a full-time ride capable of winning, has struck it rich with Team Penske. The 2012 Sprint Cup champion claimed that distinction when he capitalized on Jimmie Johnson's misfortune late in the season.
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BRAD KESELOWSKI Can coast for two weeks, but probably won't JEFF GORDON Nothing lost, nothing gained KEVIN HARVICK Will win at New Hampshire JOEY LOGANO Penske's "other" driver this week JUNIOR EARNHARDT Redskins' romp helped his mood JIMMIE JOHNSON Might want to keep that "Go" switch in view KYLE BUSCH Good time to regain his Cup footing KURT BUSCH Unlike his Cubs, he's a September factor MATT KENSETH 0-for-35 RYAN NEWMAN 0-for-43
Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon has three victories this season, and he easily could have had five or six. / Jasen Vinlove/USA TODAY Sports You've got to like Jeff Gordon's Chase for the Championship chances.
It's been 11 weeks since Jimmie Johnson 's last victory and he suffered through one of his typical summer swoons. But as the defending NASCAR champion prepares for the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, he feels as confident as ever that he'll once again be hoisting the prize at the end of the year.
Jimmie Johnson, left, and Carl Edwards chat during the NASCAR Sprint Cup media day in Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
A defective cooling system in Jimmie Johnson's helmet was determined to be the cause of the six-time Sprint Cup champion's severe dehydration following Saturday night's race at Richmond, A defective cooling system in Jimmie Johnson's helmet was determined to be the cause of the six-time Sprint Cup champion's severe dehydration following Saturday night's race at Richmond, Va. "The team found an issue with the cooling system for my helmet.
Jim Harbaugh dared to compare Kaepernick to Superman after the 49ers win on Sunday. The NFL tweeted the quote .
Shortly after beating NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson in a cooler race through the studio hallways, Fallon took on actor Hugh Jackman in a giant game of pool. That would be enough for most of us, but the "Tonight Show" host took it up a notch.
ESPN college basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale has picked Jimmie Johnson to cut down the nets -- or at least hoist the Sprint Cup trophy and have his seventh shining moment as NASCAR's champion.
Schedule: Friday, practice , qualifying ; Saturday, practice ; Sunday, race, 2 p.m. . Last week: Brad Keselowski won the regular-season finale at Richmond for his series-leading fourth victory of the year and the top spot in the Chase.
Since Jeff Gordon won the organization its first Sprint Cup championship in 1995, the team has clinched 11 of the last 19 titles. A whopping 58 percent - better odds than a coin flip.
As Super Late Model teams from across the Southeast prepare for a return to Hickory Motor Speedway on Sept. 20 for the Over The Mountain 150, one thing is quite clear: whoever is contending for the win will likely have to battle Preston Peltier.
Jimmie Johnson said the cooling system for his helmet was blowing warm air and that likely caused his dehydration following last week's race at Richmond. The six-time NASCAR champion was assisted to the infield medical center following his eighth-place finish Saturday night.
That's no coincidence. The top drivers this season - and the top seeds entering the Chase - were all near the front again in the final regular-season race at Richmond.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:08 pm
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