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NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano had luck on his side at the end of Chicagoland
The freak occurrence that made NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano's No. 22 Team Penske Ford lightning fast at the end of Sunday's race was the same thing that made his engine explode.
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
N-J Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Keselowski in driver's seat
BRAD KESELOWSKI Can coast for two weeks, but probably won't JEFF GORDON Nothing lost, nothing gained KEVIN HARVICK Will win at New Hampshire JOEY LOGANO Penske's "other" driver this week JUNIOR EARNHARDT Redskins' romp helped his mood JIMMIE JOHNSON Might want to keep that "Go" switch in view KYLE BUSCH Good time to regain his Cup footing KURT BUSCH Unlike his Cubs, he's a September factor MATT KENSETH 0-for-35 RYAN NEWMAN 0-for-43
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Race #1 of the Chase
There were many story lines going into race #1 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship in Chicago land. There were many predictions and discussions as to what might happen, what could happen, what was likely to happen and what everyone hoped to happen.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Hamlin gets crew chief back for start of Chase
Denny Hamlin speaks during the NASCAR Sprint Cup media day in Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
Darian Grubb returns from suspension, mum on future with Hamlin
Crew chief Darian Grubb could answer one of the two big questions facing him now that he has returned to the track after being suspended for six weeks for unsealed firewall duct plates on the car of Denny Hamlin at Indianapolis. Grubb said the infraction was unintentional and not an attempt to expose any gray area in the rulebook.
Pitt athletes get down to 'Shake It Off'
The Pitt athletes had a chance to let loose and put on a great performance of Taylor Swift's latest hit "Shake It Off." We saw NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin lip sync the popular song last month, but I think the Panthers have you beat, Denny.
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.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Motorsports Insider: In new Chase format, winning's not everything, but almost
For all intents and purposes, that makes it somewhat of a Hendrick Motorsports vs. Team Penske showdown." "My fondness for Chicago has been well documented over the years.
What does Joey Logano know about the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format? Not much, driver says
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano acknowledged feeling anxious as the first race in the new Chase for The Sprint Cup format . Drivers are eliminated over the course of the 10-race series to ultimately leave a final champion.
Visiting Children's of Alabama trumps driving for NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano makes his living driving cars with flashy paint schemes. Today at Children's of Alabama , the three-time champion on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series took his time as he and patients at the hospital painted wooden cars during his visit.
National Speed Sport News
Suarez Set To Make ARCA Debut With VMS
Daniel Suarez will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Kentucky Speedway during the ZLOOP 150 on Friday in the No. 66 ARRIS Toyota prepared by Venturini Motorsports.
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.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
2014 Chicagoland: Denny Hamlin NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Preview
RACE INFO: Event: Geico 400 Date/Time: Sept. 14/2 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Matt Kenseth 2013 polesitter: Ryan Newman Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Richmond Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 21st in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway, battling an ill-handling #11 FedEx Express Toyota throughout the 400-lap event on the three-quarter-mile track won by Brad Keselowski.
Power Rankings: Top Chase seeds dominate at end of season
That's no coincidence. The top drivers this season - and the top seeds entering the Chase - were all near the front again in the final regular-season race at Richmond.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Gibbs cars need to find speed to contend in Chase
Joe Gibbs Racing got all three of its cars into NASCAR's playoffs. But if something doesn't turn around quickly, the organization won't have a shot at winning the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Man Sits Atop Fence During NASCAR Race at Richmond
Have front row tickets to Saturday night's NASCAR race at Richmond? If so, you may be surprised to learn that those aren't the best seats in the house. If you're willing to have near-200 MPH cars whizzing under you, and most likely a trip to your local jail, this may be the route to go in the future.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Keselowski Wins Pole at Richmond; Fourth This Year
Keselowski ran a lap at 126.618 mph to win the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Saturday night and said he has set his sights on breaking a five-way tie for the series victory lead to gain an advantage in NASCAR's playoffs. The 16-driver field for the Chase for the championship will be finalized after the race, and the four other drivers who have won three times - Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano - will start second through fifth.
National Speed Sport News
Up Front Again: Keselowski Claims RIR Pole
Brad Keselowski's No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion was the only thing hotter than the track on Friday at Virginia's Richmond Int'l Raceway.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
NASCAR Winston Cup Scene
Hamlin among beneficiaries of new postseason format
RELATED: Full coverage of "One Night in Richmond" series An assessment of Denny Hamlin's bouts with adversity the last two seasons once prompted a sympathetic text from Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth : "You must be the unluckiest driver I've ever seen." The candor was well-intended, but after a year and a half of hurdles, Hamlin believes his luck is about to change.
Detroit Free Press
Roger Penske relishes 13th IndyCar title: 'It's sweet to win one again'
Driver Will Power, left, and team owner Roger Penske pose with the championship trophy after winning the Verizon IndyCar Series title on Saturday in Fontana, Calif. It was Penske's 13th IndyCar title since 1977 and his first since 2006.