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12 hrs ago | Auto Racing Daily

Looking into Chase Elliott's Sprint Cup future

It's no secret that plans have current NASCAR Nationwide series rookie and championship points leader Chase Elliott in a full-time Sprint Cup ride associated with Hendrick Motorsports in 2016.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Kasey Kahne joins Big Brothers in Chase for the title

He's sitting at the Big Boy table now, along with three of his stout teammates after meandering around the standings without a victory all season.

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Hometown Annapolis

George Diaz: Kasey Kahne joins Big Brothers in Chase for title

He's sitting at the Big Boy table now, along with three of his stout teammates after meandering around the standings without a victory all season.

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Forbes.com

As NASCAR Chase Looms, Henrick's Jimmie Johnson On Yet Another Title

I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 85,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; skied to the South Pole and swam at the North Pole; climbed the Matterhorn; driven the Bugatti Veyron at 253 mph; taken a .38 shot wearing a bulletproof fashion jacket ; gone ... (more)

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Band Perry to perform before Bank of America 500 at speedway

The Academy of Country Music's reigning Vocal Group of the Year, the Band Perry, will headline a pre-race concert and pit party Oct. 11 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sporting News

Kenseth leads final practice at Atlanta

Kenseth, who is winless this season but likely will clinch a Chase for the Sprint Cup spot based on points no matter where he finishes in the Oral-B 500, turned a lap of 188.251 mph in the final 50-minute session on the fast 1.54-mile oval.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

With 3 wins this season, Joey Logano, 24, looks to continue career revival with Team Penske

In the latest part of his dramatic career rebound, Team Penske's Joey Logano pulls into victory lane at Briston Motor Speedway on Aug. 23. Rushed into a full-time Sprint Cup Series ride with Joe Gibbs Racing at age 18, Logano saw limited success and his career nearly flamed out with barely an opportunity to take off.

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Paddock Talk

Johnson Special: Tickets, Q&A, Build and Grow Clinic For Kids

Children can help build Jimmie Johnson a new race car prior to the Goody'sA Headache Relief ShotA 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26. Well, not a real race car, but a wooden model of Johnson's Lowe's No.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Better than Kyle?

NASCAR has had a proud history, and I am glad to be a part of it. Being a champion comes with it a great deal of responsibility to remind people of the roots of our sport.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Jimmie Johnson Talks about Martinsville Testing

Sprint Cup points leader Jeff Gordon and teammates Dale Earnhardt, Junior, Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne all turned laps on the half-mile oval in preparation for the Goody's 500 in late October.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

The Inside Line: It's crunch time for making the Chase

With just two races to go before the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins, several drivers are really feeling the pressure to win a race in order to secure a spot in the playoffs.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Motorsport.com

Logano wins at Bristol in Penske 1-2 finish

A late-race call to pit resulted in a victory for Joey Logano and the No. 22 Team Penske Ford.

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BleacherReport

NASCAR at Bristol 2014: Live Results and Analysis from Irwin Tools Night Race

's more popular tracks. From the constant bumping drivers need to do to pass one another to the tempers that usually flare by the time the race is over, tonight's race at Bristol should be full of great racing.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sporting News

Kyle Larson, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. lead Cup practices at Bristol

Larson posted a lap of 131.083 mph in the opening practice while Stenhosue posted a lap of 131.048 mph in the final practice.

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Union County Weekly

NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson hosts Wellness Challenge triathlon at Cane Creek Park

After dodging raindrops and waiting out thunderstorms, Cane Creek Sprint Triathlon racers were able to swim, bike and run their way through a newly-designed course on the evening of Aug. 19. The event was part of the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Wellness Challenge, a group of races run by the NASCAR champion's charity group, which helps raise funds ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Chase-clinching scenarios for Bristol

Sign up for RaceView today All 12 race winners in 2014 have clinched a spot in the top 30 in driver points and a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, provided they qualifying for the final three races of the regular season.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson crashes Independence High football practice

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and the Lowe's No. 48 Hendrick team stopped by Independence High School on Wednesday to talk about the importance of good hydration and to sell Gatorade to members of the Patriots football team.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Watch: Drivers explain the new Chase format

Calling all of NASCAR Nation ... it's almost time to choose your allegiance. Jimmie Johnson , Kyle Busch , Kurt Busch and Carl Edwards star in the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup commercial where they visit their "nations" and explain the Chase Grid.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sporting News

There's still a place for emotion, driver confrontation in NASCAR

When NASCAR announced Friday that it was tightening its rules to restrict angry drivers from exiting their cars and immediately going after another driver, it sparked two immediate reactions.

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Southern Living

5 Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

Every Monday we bring you the Southern Living Hot List , a roundup of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South.

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