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2 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

BK Racing scores top 30 with Cole Whitt at Chicagoland

Cole Whitt led his BK Racing teammates to the checkered flag as he brought home a 30th-place finish in the No. 26 Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota Camry at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Sunday afternoon.

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6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Fantasy NASCAR at New Hampshire 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for Sylvania 300

The Sprint Cup Series travels to Loudon, New Hampshire, this week for the Osram Sylvania 300. The second race in the Chase is one of the shortest left on the schedule.

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10 hrs ago | Austin Monthly

Sept. 19-20: The Wheel Deal

Make sure you're comfy, have plenty of snacks and are buckled in safely because Lone Star Le Mans' debut at the Circuit of The Americas is an event all about endurance. In Le Mans, France, when the race originated in 1923, commercial sports cars would race for 24 hours straight, balancing speed with the cars' ability to run that long without serious damage.

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15 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

Hessert wins in wild ARCA finish at Salem

Tom Hessert won for the fifth time in his career Saturday and third time at Salem Speedway, but it's safe to say he has never won like this before. Hessert grabbed the lead from Mason Mitchell with 12 laps to go, then held on and beat Mitchell despite both cars bouncing off each other and the wall coming out of the final turn of the 200-lap event.

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19 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

Almirola 'heartbroken' over untimely blown engine

When Aric Almirola climbed out of his No. 43 Ford Fusion during the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet Sunday, it was probably obvious what he was about to say.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Marcos Ambrose signs with Penske for Australian V8 Supercars

Only days after announcing that he will be leaving NASCAR at the end of this season, Marcos Ambrose will return to the sport he once dominated in the V8 Australian V8 Supercars Championship. Team Penske announced Sunday that it would form a partnership with one of the most successful motorsport teams in Australia, Dick Johnson Racing, with Ambrose behind the wheel of the No.

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LongmontFYI

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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The Fresno Bee

~NASCAR Chase 09.14.14

SEPTEMBER 14: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, leads Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 14, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. JONATHAN DANIEL - Getty Images The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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USA Today

Chicagoland establishing identity as Chase starts

Chicagoland establishing identity as Chase kicks off Track trying to make footprint in crowded sports landscape about 50 miles south of Chicago Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s2eIr5 Matt Kenseth won the Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway in 2013. This is the fourth year the 1.5-mile track has kicked off the 10-race title run.

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Motorsport.com

Happy Hour wasn't for Dale Jr. but he remains optimistic

But with assistance from his Hendrick Motorsports teammate, the driver of the No. 88 Chevy expects to be in the game on Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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USA Today

Kasey Kahne brings new mental approach to NASCAR's Chase

Kasey Kahne, who struggled through one of his most difficult seasons until winning at Atlanta Motor Speedway and making the Chase for the Sprint Cup, said he's changed his mental approach this year. Kasey Kahne brings new mental approach to NASCAR's Chase Kasey Kahne, who struggled through one of his most difficult seasons until winning at Atlanta Motor Speedway and making the Chase for the Sprint Cup, said he's changed his mental approach this year.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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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Star-Telegram.com

Fatal motorcycle crashes on the rise in North Texas

Brian Johnson, 27 of Quinlan, and Tiffany Chu, 25, of Richardson were killed when their motorcycle slammed into a guardrail in the 3000 block of Interstate 635 at 2:13 a.m.. Jose Tarin, 23, was killed when the motorcycle he was driving hit a vehicle in the 11000 block of northbound Interstate 35W at 12:50 a.m. Josh Cain, 21, of Bedford, was killed when he hit an SUV on Pipeline Road about 10 p.m..

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.

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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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The Lebanon Daily News

Jeff Gordon covets elusive fifth championship as Chase opens

Once unstoppable on the race track, Jeff Gordon has now gone 13 years without a championship. Now, at 43 years old, he feels he's got one of the best championship shots of his career.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

Ambrose, from Tasmania, came to the U.S. in 2006 in pursuit of a NASCAR career. As he climbed the ladder from the Truck Series into Nationwide and finally the elite Sprint Cup Series, he always said he'd one day return to Australia so his children could attend school in their native country.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

Marcos Ambrose will leave NASCAR at the end of the season and return to his native Australia. The decision was both personal and based on performance, he said Saturday.

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MobyGames

New Game: NASCAR Arcade

NASCAR Arcade is a stock car racing game and the first NASCAR game to be made for the arcades. It's officially licensed through Electronic Arts and is based on the 1999 Winston Cup series.

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National Speed Sport News

Chicago Truck Race Pushed To Saturday

Persistent rain showers Friday evening have forced NASCAR to postpone the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 225. The race will be run Saturday evening following the conclusion of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race earlier in the day.

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