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Chase standings: Brad Keselowski, Jeff Gordon make early statements
Those expecting some sort of upset or surprise in the Chase opener were sadly disappointed. The 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup started pretty much like the regular season ended, with Brad Keselowski winning and Jeff Gordon, Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick all running strong.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Dale Earnhardt Jr. ready to move on after tough weekend
Dale Earnhardt Jr . has had a love-hate relationship with Chicagoland Speedway .
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Orrington native hoping to bring more races to Unity Raceway
Nick Huff is cautiously optimistic he can make a go of it as a race promoter or lessee at Unity Raceway next season. Huff is currently managing the track.
Bangor Daily News
LePage, Theriault unveil Maine-branded NASCAR ride
Austin Theriault, NASCAR driver and Fort Kent native, will drive this car promoting the state of Maine and several of its private companies in a nationally televised race on Sept. 20. Buy Photo NASCAR driver Austin Theriault, a Fort Kent native, prepares to speak on Friday morning in Portland during a news conference to unveil a Maine-branded car he'll drive in a nationally televised race on Sept.
New Chase has teams wondering how to approach playoff-style format
Drivers hesitate to explain their strategy for the new Chase for the Sprint Cup, but it's not like they are trying to hide some secrets of the trade. Instead of a 10-race mini-season with 12 drivers, the Chase now has 16 drivers with three elimination rounds and points reset after every three races, leaving four drivers on equal footing for the season finale at Homestead.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Mike Brudenell: Gordon revs for run at Sprint Cup title
Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon has three victories this season, and he easily could have had five or six. / Jasen Vinlove/USA TODAY Sports You've got to like Jeff Gordon's Chase for the Championship chances.
The Miami Herald
Column: Big season for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia makes a wild throw to first in the Brewers' two-run seventh inning Wednesday night. Milwaukee beat Miami 4-1 to thwart the Marlins' playoff push.
Dale Jr. freaked out before Kimmel appearance
He's done countless of national TV appearances, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. still found the experience of appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live and doing a skit for Funny or Die Wednesday to be petrifiying. Dale Earnhardt Jr. freaked out before Jimmy Kimmel appearance He's done countless of national TV appearances, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. still found the experience of appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live and doing a skit for Funny or Die Wednesday to be petrifiying.
Auto Racing Daily
JR Motorsports Conundrum: Only Room For One In Title Town
For the first time, car owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. might be facing a problem most NASCAR Nationwide Series car owners would love to have - his two cars are battling for the title in the final races of the season. But Earnhardt knows his biggest task will be trying to keep his organization from becoming a house divided, because only one of his drivers can bring home the title.
Earnhardt Jr.'s Unique Property Additions
On "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday, Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmy took a left turn and started talking real estate, specifically some of the touches Dale has added to his sprawling estate in North Carolina. Turns out he got the idea from Willie Nelson to have a fully functional old western town on his property.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Dale Earnhardt Jr. anxious for Chase to begin
The Chase for the Sprint Cup has arrived, and for Dale Earnhardt Jr., it couldn't have come soon enough. Yes, he has enjoyed the last six months as the Daytona 500 winner.
The Washington Post
Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance
Schedule: Friday, practice , qualifying ; Saturday, practice ; Sunday, race, 2 p.m. . Last week: Brad Keselowski won the regular-season finale at Richmond for his series-leading fourth victory of the year and the top spot in the Chase.
Gordon feels he has the team to win first NASCAR title since 2001
It's been 13 years since Jeff Gordon last won the NASCAR Sprint Cup title but the veteran driver feels he has the team to end that lengthy drought this year. Gordon, in Toronto on Tuesday to promote the Chase, is a four-time Cup champion but his last championship came in 2001.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Newton Powers Personal Style For Drakkar Essence
Shavers and antiperspirants are the typical men's care products associated with football and sports in general. Not usually do men's fragrances venture into this area.
Race Fan Rally, NASCAR Hauler Parade Return to Downtown Joliet
This year's Race Fan Rally , the annual kickoff of NASCAR's Chase Weekend at Joliet's Chicagoland Speedway , will be Sept. 11 in downtown Joliet.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
UPMC, Highmark start their marketing engines
UPMC is revving up a new marketing campaign that comes with star power, launching a television commercial that features NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and is scheduled to air during today's Steelers-Browns game. This is not red carpet marketing, UPMC officials say, but rather a way to point out that some 22,000 people from outside the region come to Pittsburgh to seek care from the health system - including those with the means to go anywhere in the world.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
The Washington Post
Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Nationwide deal reminds me of my reckless driving incident
When Dale Earnhardt Jr. was a young man, Nationwide was on his side, and his pickup truck may have been on its side as well, after he flipped it "like six or seven times." Dale Earnhardt Jr. was discussing Friday's eye-opening news that, starting next year, Nationwide Insurance would become the primary sponsor of his Sprint Cup car.
Keselowski wins pole at Richmond Raceway
"It'd be nice to put up another win and be kind of the lead dog, so to speak," said Keselowski, tied for the series victory lead at three with Jeff Gordon , Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Jimmie Johnson and Joey Logano . "This is by far the best car I've had" in 11 visits to Richmond, he said.
Nationwide picks up more races with Earnhardt Jr.
Medical professionals overseeing an Omaha isolation unit say a doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia is sick, but is in stable condition. A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia is sick, but in stable condition at the Nebraska Medical Center, officials said Friday.
National Speed Sport News
Nationwide, Hendrick Expand Relationship
Nationwide has expanded its three-year relationship with Hendrick Motorsports to become the majority sponsor of driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 Chevrolet SS team beginning with the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.