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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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.

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3 hrs ago | Sports Network

Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski has automatically advanced into the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 -- the first round in the 10-race postseason -- at Chicagoland Speedway. Keselowski, who started 25th, made a bold pass for the lead with 16 laps to go.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Kevin Harvick wins again for JR Motorsports

Kevin Harvick earned his fourth Nationwide Series win of the season on Saturday with a victory for JR Motorsports at Chicagoland Speedway. Harvick took the lead on a two-tire pit stop 39 laps from the finish when Kyle Busch took four tires.

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Motorsport.com

Kevin Harvick collects fourth Nationwide win this year at Chicagoland

A call by crew chief Ernie Cope to take only two tires during a caution on lap 151 of the Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 allowed the Freay Fast No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevrolet of Kevin Harvick to steal the win.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Kevin Harvick on pit crew switch decision

SHR officials announced earlier this week that it had made personnel moves between two of its four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series outfits, swapping the majority of over-the-wall crewmen between Harvick's No. 4 and Stewart's No.

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Recordpub.com

Around the Nation (Sept. 11): United States reaches basketball world final with win over Lithuania

James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

BleacherReport

2014 Sprint Cup Chase: A Pit Crew Change Is the Answer for Kevin Harvick

Time after time this season, the Stewart-Haas Racing driver has seen a victory slip away because of a miscue on pit road. Everything from a loose wheel at the Coca-Cola 600 to a pit road speeding penalty at the Bristol night race.

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Sporting News

As Stewart awaits word on legal fate, SHR has two drivers with chance to win title

As their boss continues to race while not knowing the final results of the investigation into the death of Kevin Ward Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch will try to give the company something to cheer about and rally around over the next 10 weeks. Missing among that bunch is Danica Patrick, as expected, but also Tony Stewart, who had struggled this season well before being involved in a tragedy Aug. 9 at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

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.

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Auto Racing Daily

Chase Storylines Worth Watching

The Jimmie Johnsons and Brad Keselowskis of the world have been getting most of the "favorite" votes, but here are some other drivers to watch: Kevin Harvick: On Tuesday, Stewart-Haas Racing announced that the No. 4 and the No.

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Washington Times

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.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart will swap pit crews for the 2014 Chase

Stewart-Haas Racing has made the announcement Tuesday that the teams of the #4 and the #14 would change pit crews for the Chase. With Tony Stewart 's #14 pit crew servicing Kevin Harvick 's #4 Chevrolet, and Harvick's pit crew will go to Stewart's team for the final 10 race Chase of 2014 Harvick qualified for the 2014 Chase with three victories whereas Stewart, who has not won as of yet this season, and then missed three races after the incident in upstate New York, that resulted in the death of Kevin Ward Jr., the investigation into the crash remains ongoing.

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Sporting News

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.

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BleacherReport

Danica Patrick: Latest News and 2014 Sprint Cup Ranking Ahead of Chicago

't finish in Victory Lane in Richmond. But with her ninth top-20 result over the weekend, Patrick continues to build toward the future.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

National Speed Sport News

Keselowski Rolls To No. 1 Chase Seed

Keselowski dominated the Federated Auto Parts 400, leading 383 of 400 laps en route to his fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of the year after starting from the pole. The only driver all night to challenge Keselowski was Kevin Harvick, who led 17 laps early in the race.

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The Washington Post

Danica Patrick looks for strong run at Richmond

The three-quarters of a mile track has always been one of her worst, leaving her with a sense of dread for Saturday night's race. But Patrick is coming off a career-best finish of sixth last weekend at Atlanta.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Sports digest: Pacquiao-Mayweather fight now up to Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao told The Associated Press on Friday in New York that a matchup with Floyd Mayweather "is the fight fans want in their hearts" and that he is always ready to step into the ring with Mayweather. Pacquiao could be closer to such a fight because promoter Bob Arum says the two cable TV networks involved, HBO and Showtime, have reached an agreement to make it happen.

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ESPN

Kyle Busch never trails in win at Richmond

Kyle Busch led from start to finish to end an eight-race Nationwide winless streak with his fifth career victory at Richmond. It was the second time in Busch's career that he led a race in the series from start to finish.

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Sporting News

Clint Bowyer not dwelling on 2013 Chase scandal, ready for whatever happens at Richmond

And he also knows that, win or lose, he'll be able to move on from whatever happens, whether he makes the 16-driver Chase for the Sprint Cup or not. There's two good reasons for that.

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Sporting News

Kevin Harvick fast again, leads first Cup practice at Richmond

Fresh off a dominating performance at Atlanta , Kevin Harvick led a three-hour Sprint Cup practice Friday morning at Richmond International Raceway. The three-hour practice was longer than usual because drivers are running on tires never before used in the series.

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