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Yesterday | El Paso Times

Harvick wins Atlanta pole; Stewart is 12th

Harvick turned a fast lap of 190.398 mph Friday night, as drivers sought track time with cloud cover and cooler temperatures for better grip.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AutoWeek

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase format makes any driver a contender

With two races left in the regular season, 12 different winners have clinched berths in the Chase.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Kenseth likes title chances despite lack of wins

Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat.

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ABC News

Kenseth Likes Title Chances Despite Lack of Wins

Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: Matt Kenseth targets bullying by authoring children's books

Matt Kenseth likes books. He doesn't like bullies. So when the Joe Gibbs Racing driver was offered a chance to become a first-time author of a children's series, the topic was obvious.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sports Network

(L-R) Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Jeff Gordon, and Joey Logano

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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Sun Aug 24, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Chase pressure weighs on winless drivers

The other faction consisted of winless drivers Matt Kenseth , Kyle Larson and Paul Menard , who all came to the same conclusion -- that the opportunity to restart up front and have a real shot at a win was more valuable than getting fresh tires or making adjustments.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

X's fall to Fargo-Moorhead; playoff hopes fading

Lars Liguori struggled on the mound, giving up six runs on nine hits over five innings, and the Explorers fell to Fargo-Moorhead Saturday, 11-2.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sporting News

Joey Logano charges to victory in Night Race at Bristol

"We can win the thing," Logano said after holding off teammate Brad Keselowski for his sixth career victory and his first at Bristol.

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Motorsport.com

It's Bristol Baby

Vickers slid up into Kyle Larson and as Kyle Busch checked up to avoid the wreck, Clint Bowyer plowed into the back of the No.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

O-R Online

Chase outsiders not leaving anything to chance

Matt Kenseth stands fifth in the points standings and seems a lock to make in into NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship when the 10-race playoffs begin in three weeks at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Sporting News

Even with Carl Edwards, Gibbs still chasing Hendrick

He added 2003 champion Matt Kenseth last year, and it paid off as Kenseth won a series-high seven races and finished second in the Chase.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Kenseth, Kahne eye first win as Chase approaches

A big goose egg sits next to Matt Kenseth's name in the win column a year removed from a season when he posted a career-best seven wins on his way to a runner-up finish in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

NASCAR Notebook: Carl Edwards makes move to Joe Gibbs Racing official

Drivers, from left, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards, Daniel Suarez, and Kyle Busch, pose for a photo during a news conference at Joe Gibbs Racing's headquarters in Huntersville, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Road rage turns tragic on dirt track

Angry confrontations between drivers are a common component of motorsports - and popular among fans who like to see passion from their racing heroes.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sporting News

Danica Patrick wrecks early at Michigan, causes big crash

Patrick appeared to lose control of her car on a Lap-25 restart and got into Jeff Burton, causing her to spin in a big pack of traffic.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Pure Michigan 400 schedule, TV times

Also this week: Careers for Veterans 200, Camping World Trucks Series, Michigan International Speedway, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Fox Sports 1. Worth mentioning: Dale Earnhardt Jr. took over the points lead in the Sprint Cup Series after his 11th-place finish at Watkins Glen.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Stock Car Spin

Power Rankings Michigan - Pure Michigan 400

Aug 3, 2014; Long Pond, PA, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson leans on his car prior to the start of the GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

NASCAR said, 'Have at it.' So, they did.

Post-crash and post-race confrontations between drivers have gone on forever. And, in general, they persist with the approval of fans.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Racing tragedy could keep drivers from charging onto track

Racing confrontation isn't new. In this Aug. 25, 2012, file photo, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, left, confronts Matt Kenseth after the two collided.

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