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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | Washington Times

Larson once dressed like his heroes; now races 'em

When he was a kid with grand plans to become a NASCAR driver someday, Kyle Larson dressed up as Jeff Gordon when his family went to watch the races at Sonoma. In the last few laps of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener, Larson found himself racing the real-life version nose to nose down the stretch at Chicagoland Speedway.

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7 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Kyle Busch leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Red Horse Racing NASCAR Truck Race Recap

Following a weekend off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams returned to action at Chicagoland Speedway. The Red Horse Racing teams posting top-10 practice speeds in the final practice session on Thursday, Sept.

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12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Kyle Busch wins Trucks Series race

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.

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16 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland II: Watch NASCAR Nationwide LIVE Streaming, Timing, Weather & TV Schedule

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers The 2014 NASCAR Nationwide season continues today in the 14th Annual Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 Powered by Coca-Cola at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. Qualifying coverage today will start airing at noon ET on FS2 until 1:30 PM.

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20 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

It's showtime for Daniel Suarez

Daniel Suarez received rave reviews from his Joe Gibbs Racing crew during his dress rehearsal for the 2015 Nationwide Series season at Chicagoland Speedway. "You're here to learn today," Suarez' crew reminded him over the radio on Saturday.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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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Motorsport.com

Brandon Wicknick takes the victory in Formula Drift Pro 2

Formula DRIFT PRO 2 continued the season at Texas Motor Speedway with the third of four rounds of competition. Brandon Wicknick in the Driftmotion D-Spare Nissan 2JZ S13 takes the victory.

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The Charlotte Observer

Is Chase a 2-horse race?

Hendrick driver Jimmie Johnson, who won his sixth Sprint Cup title last season, sits in his car in the garage during practice Saturday. JOLIET, Ill.

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Examiner.com

Brian Scott takes Nationwide pole at Chicagoland

With qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck and Sprint Cup series being cancelled because of rain on Friday, the Nationwide Series was the only series able to actually hold qualifying, doing so on Saturday in preparation for Saturday afternoon's Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. In the third and final round of that qualifying session, Nationwide regular Brian Scott posted a lap of 29.767 seconds/181.409 mph to claim the pole, his third pole of the 2014 season.

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MobyGames

New Game: NASCAR Arcade

NASCAR Arcade is a stock car racing game and the first NASCAR game to be made for the arcades. It's officially licensed through Electronic Arts and is based on the 1999 Winston Cup series.

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BleacherReport

NASCAR at Chicago 2014: Start Time, Lineup, TV Schedule and More

After 26 races, the Chase for the Sprint Cup field has finally been decided, and NASCAR's version of the playoffs will begin Sunday afternoon. Of the 43 drivers qualified for Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, 16 of them are in the running to win the Sprint Cup title.

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Tampa Bay Online

Tampa driver chasing dream of NASCAR title

He was at dinner the other night when it hit him. It was in Chicago, where NASCAR begins its retooled “Chase” for the Sprint Cup championship on Sunday.

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Examiner.com

2014 Lucas Oil 225 qualifying: Qualifying washed out, KBM duo in top 10

Rain washed out Friday's qualifying for the Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, giving the KBM duo of Darrell Wallace Jr. and owner/driver Kyle Busch top 10 starting positions. With starting positions based on practice times from earlier in the day, Wallace Jr. will start sixth in the No.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Inside Bay Area

NASCAR enters playoff era with March Madness-type format

In 2004, NASCAR went to the Chase format to determine the Sprint Cup champion, a gimmicky change aimed at giving the racing community a playoff-type feel similar to other professional sports. A bigger field was needed, in NASCAR's mind, so it expanded to 12 drivers in 2007 and made a couple of minor changes to the points system.

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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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Examiner.com

2014 MyAFibStory.com 400 qualifying: Busch, Newman take front row after rain

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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ABC News

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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WQXI-AM Atlanta

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

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