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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.
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..
It's race day at Chicagoland Speedway, and it's also the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the first of 10 races in NASCAR's version of the playoffs. NASCAR at Chicago: Start time, lineup, TV/radio schedule, more It's race day at Chicagoland Speedway, and it's also the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the first of 10 races in NASCAR's version of the playoffs.
's exciting postseason format begins Sunday in Chicago, as race one of 10 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup takes place with the As the Chase begins, it's tough to decide who exactly is in the driver's seat, with more than a couple of standouts emerging throughout the season. Brad made a late surge to take the points lead, but Jeff Gordon , Dale Earnhardt Jr. and more are lurking in contention.
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.
Ambrose, from Tasmania, came to the U.S. in 2006 in pursuit of a NASCAR career. As he climbed the ladder from the Truck Series into Nationwide and finally the elite Sprint Cup Series, he always said he'd one day return to Australia so his children could attend school in their native country.
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.
Sep 12, 2014; Joliet, IL, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski during practice for the MYAFIBSTORY.COM 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Brad Keselowski heads into the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup as the top seed with a series-leading four victories, resulting in a total of 12 bonus points with which to start the Chase that kicks off Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.
Not just the ones the Tampa native made - all the hot dogs and grilled cheese sandwiches he had to eat after dropping out of college to race a car for a living. But the ones his family made long before he won at Daytona and became one of only 16 drivers in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, which begins Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
It remains to be seen how Giancarlo Stanton's injury will impact him going forward, but the reality is all batters have fear of being hit by a pitch. Brett Hundley and UCLA figure to have their hands full with Texas, but our pundit likes the Bruins in a close one.
By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse.
Well, the season has been successful thus far in NASCAR's top series. They have had many drivers win races in the 16 chase field.
The 10-race, 16-driver Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks off this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., with the running of the MyAFibStory.com 400 on Sunday. There are 43 drivers on the entry list, the exact number needed for a full race field, so all who make qualifying attempts on Friday evening will receive a spot on the starting grid for Sunday's race.
You've got to like Jeff Gordon's Chase for the Championship chances. The veteran Hendrick Motorsports ace is driving like the strong Santa Ana winds this season.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:36 am
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