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Keselowski locks up spot in Round 2

"I guess you couldn't ask for a better way to start the Chase," he said after winning NASCAR's playoff series opener. "Today was about as much of a statement as you can make."

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Ben Kennedy NASCAR Truck Race Recap

Ben Kennedy overcame a 17th-place starting position to earn a top-10 finish in his second-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Chicagoland Speedway. Despite starting the event with tight handling and experiencing a slight vibration, Kennedy was able to navigate his Heater.com Chevrolet to the front of the field, ultimately crossing the finish line in the seventh position and gaining two spots in the NCWTS Driver Point Standings.

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2014 Chicagoland: Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Recap

Race Highlights: a Richard Childress Racing teammates Ryan Newman, Austin Dillon and Paul Menard finished 15th, 16th and 21st, respectively. a Newman ranks 13th in the Sprint Cup Series championship point standings, while Dillon ranks 20th and Menard ranks 21st.

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Motorsport.com

Stop thief

JOLIET, Ill.-One week it's a fan on the fence, the next week tires are stolen in the garage. On Saturday night tires were lifted from the No.

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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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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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Keselowski locks up spot in Sprint Cup's Round 2

14, 2014. . Brad Keselowski looks at the trophy as he celebrates with his crew in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Motorsport.com

Rising Rookie

If Kyle Larson can't race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, he's certainly not going to allow his fellow competitors to forget about him. Larson led 20 laps and finished third at Chicagoland Speedway after battling with Chasers Jeff Gordon and Kevin Harvick, who finished second and fifth, respectively.

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Sporting News

Long shot Aric Almirola big loser among Chase drivers

Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers for the most part didn't do much to cost themselves a shot at the title in the Chase opener Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway. Although the one driver hoping to maybe upset the conventional wisdom of who could advance ended up having the worst day.

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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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Cybercast News Service

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round. Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to snatch the lead away with 15 laps remaining at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Dylan Kwasniewski NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

The NASCAR Nationwide Series made its second and final stop of the 2014 season at Chicagoland Speedway for the Jimmy Johns Freaky Fast 300. Dylan Kwasniewski and the No.

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2014 Chicagoland: Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Nationwide Race Preview

Race Highlights: Brian Scott qualified on the pole for the Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 powered by Coca-Cola and was the highest qualifying Richard Childress Racing entry at Chicagoland Speedway. Teammates Paul Menard, Ty Dillon and Brendan Gaughan, qualified sixth, eighth, and 15th, respectively.

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2014 Chicagoland: Ryan Reed NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

Ryan Reed and the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes team finished 24th in Saturday afternoon's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.

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2014 Chicagoland: NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice Two Results - Menard, Chevrolet Fastest

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers The NASCAR Sprint Cup series has completed practice session two at Chicagoland Speedway in preparation for the 14th Annual MyAFibStory.com 400 . Leading the way was Paul Menard and his No.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Motorsport.com

Mayhew takes surprise NASCAR win at Miller Motorsports Park

Just when it looked like series points leader Greg Pursley would take his fourth NASCAR K&N Pro Series West win at Miller Motorsports Park in five years during Saturday's EnergySolutions Utah Grand Prix, everything went wrong. After starting on the pole and leading 43 laps of the 50-lap race, Pursley tangled with a lapped car in Turn 1 and fell to fourth.

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Motorsport.com

Racing for a cause

A faulty sparkplug slowed the No. 88 Chevy's progress for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway.

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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

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, driver Jeff Gordon wits in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. Once unstoppable on the race track, Gordon has now gone 13 years without a championship.

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