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2-Headed Monster: Can a Winless Driver Conquer the Chase?

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Race fans, the time is finally here. Whether you look forward to it or dread it, the Chase for the Sprint Cup is upon us. This season’s Chase is the second installment of NASCAR’s playoff format, pitting the top-16 competitors on the circuit against each other in rounds, with four drivers dropping out after every …

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Entry List: 2015 MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland

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With the summer winding down, the wait is over. The Chase for the Sprint Cup is here. NASCAR released the entry list for the September 20 MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. The list includes 46 entrants, meaning three teams will fail to make Sunday’s race. JJ Yeley, Travis Kvapil and Timmy Hill will have to …

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Entry List: 2015 Furious 7 300 at Chicagoland

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series championship battle is heating up as the field heads to Illinois. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Sept. 19 Furious 7 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. The list includes 41 teams, meaning one group will fail to make Saturday’s race. The constant battle between Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 54 Toyota …

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Entry List: 2015 American Ethanol E15 225 at Chicagoland

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Next up for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: 225 miles on the outskirts of Chicago. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Sept. 18 American Ethanol E15 225 at Chicagoland Speedway. The list includes 34 entrants, meaning two teams will fail to make Friday’s race. JR Motorsports will welcome a new face when Kyle …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Tony Stewart Retire?

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NASCAR fans are some of the most passionate, loyal followers in all of sports. However, they don’t always get along. A quick search of the hashtag #NASCAR on Twitter or a glance at the NASCAR.com comments is all it takes for one to notice the frequent division of fanbases, and while they’re often knowledgeable about the topics …

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Entry List: 2015 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond

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For the final time in 2015, the NASCAR Xfinity Series is heading to a short track. NASCAR released the entry list for the September 11 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway (RIR). The list includes 41 drivers, meaning one team will fail to make Friday’s race. Two drivers will make their first …

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Entry List: 2015 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond

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After all of the talk and preparation, the Chase is finally almost upon us. Only one race stands between the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and the hunt for the championship. NASCAR released the entry list for the Sept. 12 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) on Monday afternoon. The …

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Entry List: 2015 Bojangles’ Southern 500

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After 12 years, one of NASCAR’s biggest races finally has its classic date back. NASCAR released the entry list for the Sept. 6 Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway earlier today. The list includes 46 teams, meaning three will fail to make Sunday’s race. Running on Labor Day weekend for the first time since 2003, …

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Entry List: 2015 VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 at Darlington

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While all of the anticipation is geared toward’s Sunday’s Bojangles Southern 500, the NASCAR Xfinity Series will put on a stellar 200-mile show of their own. NASCAR released the entry list for the Sept. 5 VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on Monday morning. The list includes 39 teams, meaning everyone …

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IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Dead at 37

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Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson has died from his injuries sustained during Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, Hulman & Co. CEO Mark Miles confirmed Monday. Wilson was 37. “This is a monumentally sad day for INDYCAR and the motorsports community as a whole,” said Miles. “Justin’s elite ability to drive a racecar …

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Up to Speed: The Race to the Chase (Or Lack Thereof)

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While the Chase for the Sprint Cup hasn’t always delivered the drama NASCAR fans want or expect, the battle to make the season-ending “playoff” has typically thrilled. The inaugural Chase in 2004 saw Jeremy Mayfield make the field with a win in the regular season finale at Richmond International Raceway. Then in 2013, the cut-off …

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Justin Wilson Airlifted to Hospital Following Pocono Crash

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Andretti Autosport driver Justin Wilson has been airlifted to a nearby hospital following an accident during Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway. Wilson was running inside the top 10 on lap 179 of the ABC Supply 500 when Sage Karam spun coming off turn 1 at the 2.5-mile facility. The nose cone of Karam’s …

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