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1956 Chevrolet Corvette SR-2, Before The Flying Mile - From the Archives

The scene is Daytona Beach, February 1957. Hot Rod magazine Editor Wally Parks, there to drive his magazine's "Suddenly" Plymouth Savoy project car for a speed record, walks the beach snapping photos to augment coverage of the event.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

News Herald

Larson challenges Chase drivers for win at ChicagolandLarson...

Larson challenges Chase drivers for win at Chicagoland NASCAR needed the theatrics with the revamping of its 10-race title chase Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1tVVteW Brad Keselowski approaches the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. It featured a scintillating final chapter in which a rookie gamely dueled with three stars of NASCAR's premier series and nearly emerged on top.

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Paddock Talk

Down 2 Laps, Truex Jr. Charges to 14th-Place Finish

Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing took advantage of a break late in the race as the single car team dashed from two laps down to a 14th-place finish in Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. "The finish wasn't what we wanted, but we made something good out of it," said Truex.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Recap

In the opening playoff round of the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Jeff Gordon powered his No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS to a second place finish in the MyAbFibStory.com at Chicagoland Speedway.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Snapshot: Chicago

What: 14th Annual MyAFibStory.com 400 . Where: Chicagoland Speedway , Joliet, Ill.

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BleacherReport

NASCAR at Chicago 2014: Race Schedule, Live Stream Info and Drivers to Watch

's exciting postseason format begins Sunday in Chicago, as race one of 10 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup takes place with the As the Chase begins, it's tough to decide who exactly is in the driver's seat, with more than a couple of standouts emerging throughout the season. Brad made a late surge to take the points lead, but Jeff Gordon , Dale Earnhardt Jr. and more are lurking in contention.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Times

5 things to know about NASCAR's Chase

Brad Keselowski smiles as he talks to reporters during the NASCAR Sprint Cup media day in Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

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National Speed Sport News

Busch Storms To Sixth Truck Victory

Nothing was going to stop Kyle Busch during Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch came from the rear of the field not once, but twice in a dominating performance to score his sixth victory of the season in the Truck Series.

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Los Angeles Times

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is enjoying prime time in his NASCAR career

Dale Jr. says he wasn't having a good time before, but has 'had the best time driving race cars this year "I feel physically and mentally 10 years younger than that," Earnhardt said as he prepared for Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup opening race at Chicagoland Speedway. "I still enjoy what I do and had the best time driving race cars this year," he said.

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The Miami Herald

Harvick wins Nationwide race at Chicagoland

Joliet, IL - Kevin Harvick claimed his fourth victory in the Nationwide Series this season by taking Saturday's Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Kyle Busch dominated most of this race by leading 141 of 200 laps, but Busch fell back to 16th in the field following a round of pit stops under caution on lap 155 when his No.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: NASCAR Nationwide Practice One Results - Gaughan, Chevrolet Fastest

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers The NASCAR Nationwide series has completed practice session one at Chicagoland Speedway in preparation for 14th Annual Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 Powered by Coca-Cola. Leading the way was Brendan Gaughan and his No.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

Kyle Busch will start the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on the pole for Sunday's opening race at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch got the top spot when rain washed out Friday's qualifying session and the field was set by practice times from earlier in the day.

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Examiner.com

2014 MyAFibStory.com 400 qualifying: Mother Nature puts Busch on pole

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch will start on the pole in Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois after inclement weather cancelled qualifying. The driver of the No.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Newberry Observer

Earnhardt: Time to crank intensity back up

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet, is introduced during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet, is introduced during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Weekend auto racing glance

History: Matt Kenseth, the regular-season victory leader, won a storm-shortened opener to the Chase for the Sprint Cup last year, while eventual champion Jimmie Johnson recovered from a pit miscue, an official's error and a broken jack to finish fifth. Tony Stewart and Kevin Harvick are the only multiple winners in the track's 13 races.

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ArcaMax Publishing

A.J. Allmendinger's misfits hope to shock NASCAR world in the Chase for Sprint Cup

It's an apt description for JTG Daughtery Racing, a one-car operation that will be seeded 13th in the Chase for the Sprint Cup and competing against the powerhouse Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing and Penske Racing organizations, among others. Allmendinger, 32, qualified for the expanded win-and-you're-in 16-driver Chase by winning his first career Cup race on the Watkins Glen road course.

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The Union Daily Times

Kyle Busch leads every lap in Nationwide win at Richmond

Kyle Busch salutes the fans at Richmond after winning the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Nationwide Series race. , see what we can salvage there and roll on into the Chase."

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Examiner.com

2014 Chase: Who's hot at Chicagoland Speedway

The 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks off Sunday, September 14th at Chicagoland Speedway, a track that has only hosted 13 Cup Series races heading into the weekend; this marks the fourth year that Chicagoland has been a part of the Chase schedule. Four of the eight drivers who have competed in all 13 races at the track are part of this year's Chase, and seven of the 16 drivers in the Chase have wins at Chicagoland.

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WTOL-TV Toledo

FedEx sponsored NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin hopes to deliver championship

No one would blame NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin if a stern grimace rolled across his face anytime someone mentioned Phoenix International Raceway. If not for a few gallons of fuel, Hamlin would have coasted to a championship in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series in 2010 after a strong performance at PIR.

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Bangor Daily News

Mayberry eyes PASS tour return to Speedway 95 in 2015

Tom Mayberry, founder and president of the Pro All-Stars Series tour, said he is interested in going back to Hermon's Speedway 95 next season. PASS returned to the venue after a five-year absence on Aug. 24 and a large crowd turned out to watch the Hight Chevrolet 150 PASS North Super Late Model race along with the PASS Sportsman and Modifieds features.

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