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Drew Herring Tops Rain-Shortened 2015 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Final Practice at Kentucky

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He may not get many chances to race, but Drew Herring has made the most of limited opportunities to practice and qualify for Joe Gibbs Racing. Herring overcame an early slide to set a fast time of 30.689 seconds to top a rain-shortened practice session for the NASCAR Xfinity Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. …

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Carl Edwards Sweeps 2015 Coors Light Pole Awards at New Hampshire

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Two months after earning the pole for the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Carl Edwards completed a clean sweep of the year. Edwards posted a 27.604-second lap to claim the Coors Light Pole Award for Sunday’s Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire. The result is Edwards’s 16th career pole, and …

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Richard Childress Racing Signs Brandon Jones for 2016 Xfinity Series Run

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18-year-old Brandon Jones has spent much of 2015 sharing a NASCAR Xfinity Series ride with Austin Dillon and Paul Menard. Next season, he won’t have to worry about sharing. Jones, a native of Atlanta, Ga., will compete full-time with Richard Childress Racing in the NXS in 2016, RCR confirmed in a press release. A racing …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Ramp Up Restart Enforcement?

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Jeff Gordon drove a masterful race Sunday in Chicagoland before fading to 14th in the final few laps. However, along the way the Hoosier created a massive controversy as he appeared to jump a lap 144 restart, shooting to the front as former leader Kyle Busch pleaded with NASCAR for a penalty. Speeds from Sportvision’s …

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Entry List: 2015 UNOH 175 at New Hampshire

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With the end of the season quickly approaching, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will add another chapter to the championship tale at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Sept. 26 UNOH 175 at NHMS earlier today (Sept. 21). The list includes 31 entrants, meaning every team will make …

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Entry List: 2015 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky

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While the Cup Series battles in New Hampshire, the stars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series will get a chance to shine bright in Kentucky. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Sept. 26 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. The list includes 41 entrants, meaning one team will fail to make Saturday’s race. Kyle Busch …

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Entry List: 2015 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire

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As round two of the Chase approaches, a familiar face to NASCAR’s lower tiers is stepping up to run with the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Sept. 27 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The list includes 44 entrants, meaning one team will fail …

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Up to Speed: Oh Look, Another Late-Race Debris Caution!

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No, they didn’t… did they? Did NASCAR blatantly throw a pseudo “debris” caution with 10 laps to go in a Chase race, altering the outcome and granting a bye to someone that didn’t see the front all day? Yes, it appears so. Coming to take 10 to go in Sunday’s MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, …

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Jeff Gordon Optimistic With Speed Despite Late-Race Drop at Chicagoland

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It’s been a difficult final season for Jeff Gordon, but in the opening race of the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup, the Hoosier gave fans reason to be optimistic. After qualifying 10th, Gordon rose to the top during Sunday’s MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, taking the race lead on lap 144. Gordon proceeded to …

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Kurt Busch Disappointed, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Upset Following Late-Race Caution at Chicagoland

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Late-race cautions may be exciting for fans, but they often cost drivers when it matters most. Such was the story for Kurt Busch in Sunday’s MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch, who entered the Chase with two victories after missing races early in the season, was leading by over three seconds with 10 laps remaining …

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Kevin Harvick Confronts Jimmie Johnson Following Mid-Race Collision at Chicagoland

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After suffering a flat-tire as the result of contact with Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick told his crew to let him know when he was around the No. 48. After failing to catch up with Johnson, Harvick sought him out in the infield As shown on NBCSN, Harvick confronted Johnson in the motor coach lot following Sunday’s …

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Kevin Harvick Suffers Championship Setback in 2015 Chase Opener at Chicagoland

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The defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion’s drive to another title has taken a significant hit. California native Kevin Harvick suffered heavy damage to his No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet as he spun into the wall to force a lap 137 caution in Sunday’s MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, the opening round of the 2015 …

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