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Brad Keselowski wins at Chicagoland to kick off Chase JOLIET, Ill. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s2rztb Brad Keselowski became the first driver to secure his spot in the second round of NASCAR's new playoff format in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
What: 14th Annual MyAFibStory.com 400 . Where: Chicagoland Speedway , Joliet, Ill.
Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch came from the rear of the field twice to win in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.
Kyle Busch dominated the Lucas Oil 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night, a race that was scheduled for Friday but was postponed a day by rain. After racing from the back to the front twice, Busch led a race high 66 laps of the 150 that made up the race and claimed his sixth win of the year and his fourth Truck Series win in six series races at Chicagoland.
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.
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.
The Lucas Oil 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race that was expected to kick off the NASCAR weekend at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday night has been posponed because of rain. The race has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. ET Saturday.
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.
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, left, and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, take part in pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, left, and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, take part in pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.
Kyle Busch led from start to finish, usually by plenty, and ended an eight-race winless streak in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with his fifth career victory at Richmond International Raceway. Kevin Harvick appeared to be closing in on him with about 40 laps to go, then began to fade again.
After 26 races in the regular NASCAR Sprint Cup season, the field of 16 contenders has been set, and eight Chevrolet SS teams and drivers are ready to begin the long-awaited 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. While there will still be a full line-up of 43 cars in each of the remaining Cup races, all eyes will be watching the top 16 that have earned a chance to compete for the coveted championship.
Adam LaRoche kept up his torrid stretch with two hits and two RBIs, and the Washington Nationals essentially put to rest any thought that there is still a serious race for the NL East title with a 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Washington's second victory in two nights over the Braves, gave the Nationals a nine-game lead over their second-place rivals with 19 to play.
Caleb Holman scored his third CARS X-1R Pro Cup Series victory of the season Saturday night at Southern National Motorsports Park. / Photo: Courtesy Pro Cup Media LUCAMA, NC - Caleb Holman made it look easy Saturday night at Southern National Motorsports Park in Lucama, NC, winning the Golden Leaf 200 in dominating fashion to kick off the 2014 X-1R Pro Cup Championship Series.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:57 am
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