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12 min ago | The Charlotte Observer
That's how he felt after getting out of his No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford in the garage late in Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway after spending a majority of the race running among the top 10. Shortly after teams completed a round of green-flag pit stops, a puff of smoke could be seen coming from Almirola's car.
4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Kyle Larson autographs for fans as he arrives at the tent for driver/crew chiefs meeting before NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
4 hrs ago | ABC News
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.
NASCAR appeared to make a bold move when it introduced the Chase for the Sprint Cup back in 2004. It changed the method of winning the championship from a 36-race schedule to a 10-race mini-season among the best performers.
Harvick got a pit crew upgrade on Tuesday for NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet when Stewart-Haas Racing announced it has swapped Harvick's crew for Stewart's. Harvick is participating in the Chase for the Sprint Cup while Stewart is not.
Defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is confident he won't have any issues with hydration or cramping as he heads into the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Jimmie Johnson waits for his interview during the NASCAR Sprint Cup media day in Chicago, Thursday, Sept.
An early-race crash cost Jeffrey Earnhardt a good finish in last week's race at Richmond International Raceway. He hopes to bounce back in Saturday's Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Penske's IndyCar Series driver Will Power captured his first series championship on Aug. 30 in Fontana, Calif., after coming up just short in 2010, 2011 and 2012. It's the 13th IndyCar championship for Penske, whose most recent championship came in 2006 with Sam Hornish Jr., who now competes part time in NASCAR.
Starting at 6:00 this morning people started gathering at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn for the "Spirit of America Blood Drive." 6 News reporter Mariah Harrison has more on why donors say it's the least they could do to give back.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth is accustomed to loud, appreciative fans every time he visits Texas Motor Speedway - just not in September. Kenseth helped transform a tranquil and idle Wednesday into a thunderous Chase send-off with more than 3,000 local elementary students on hand for the official 2014-15 kickoff of Texas Motor Speedway's "Speeding To Read" program.
Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Chicagoland Speedway ... Richard Childress is tied for second place for number of car owner victories at Chicagoland Speedway with Kevin Harvick's back-to-back wins in 2001 and 2002. In 41 starts at the 1.5-mile suburban Chicago tri-oval, Richard Childress Racing teams have a combined nine top-five, 18 top-10 finishes and one pole award, Jeff Burton in 2006.
NASCAR Sprint Cup teams are testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway today. Six Sprint Cup organizations will take part in the Goodyear test, but their drivers are not invited.
In the competitive restaurant business, it takes hard work and a customer-focused attitude to keep customers coming in the door. Dave and Mike Ferrentino, the new owners of Badda Bing's Italian Beef and Sausage restaurant, have been rolling up their sleeves for the past few months to reinvigorate this establishment serving the New Lenox community.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 09:16 pm
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