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The Biggest NASCAR Storylines Ahead of the Sprint Cup Series at Richmond II

Sep 1 2014 9:08pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

This week, every team that’s not in the Chase still has a chance at getting into it. Hope springs eternal in every Sprint Cup shop as crew chiefs know that anything can happen and often does during a race. The sporting world remains focused on Tony Stewart, as the former champion re-enters the day-to-day grind of Cup racing after some self-imposed exile. Questions about the No. 48 team continue to be asked, and Jimmie Johnson may not be the favorite come Chase time ...
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Atlanta Win, Spot in 2014 Chase Give Kasey Kahne Another Chance to Prove Himself

Sep 1 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Regardless of whether his numbers so far this season indicate otherwise, Kasey Kahne's thrilling victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday not only put him directly in the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup but also immediately vaulted him into eighth in the Chase rankings. Not bad for two laps' work. OK, to be fair, Kahne arguably worked harder for his 17th career Sprint Cup victory than he ever had before, particul ...
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Kasey Kahne wins the 2014 Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Sep 1 2014 12:10am CDT | Source: SBNation

Kasey Kahne passed Matt Kenseth in the final laps to win Sunday’s NASCAR race. A pass of Matt Kenseth with two laps to go gave Kasey Kahne the victory Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and along with it a berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Kahne made the decisive pass following the second green-white-checkered finish. The win is Kahne's first of the year and the 17th of his career. He joins Hendrick Motorsports te ...
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Sprint Cup Chase 2014: NASCAR Standings and Schedule After Atlanta 500

Aug 31 2014 11:49pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The cutoff to get into NASCAR's 2014 Chase for The Sprint Cup is looming next week. Sunday's Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway marked the penultimate race before the final 16 in the Chase grid is set. With so many drivers jockeying for Chase positioning and others seeking a last-minute entry, Kasey Kahne raced to Victory Lane for his first win of the season, qualifying him for the Chase. ...
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NASCAR at Atlanta 2014: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Schedule and More

Aug 30 2014 7:54am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Drivers outside the Chase have just two more chances to make it, and their next opportunity will come Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' best will look to conquer the fastest track on the circuit as they vie for supremacy in the Oral-B USA 500. The absence of restrictor plates at a track as big as Atlanta makes it one of the most exciting and unpredictable races on the schedule. M ...
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Hendrick Engines At Center Of Powerful Debate

Aug 29 2014 6:58pm CDT | Source: Racin’ Today

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer RacinToday.com HAMPTON, Ga. – Add Brian Vickers’ name to the growing list of NASCAR drivers willing to go on the record and admit that, when it comes to horsepower, engines built by Hendrick Motorsports are the class of the field. When Ryan N ...
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NASCAR power rankings: Joey Logano states case for No. 1

Aug 28 2014 7:46pm CDT | Source: SBNation

Bristol victory vaults Joey Logano to the top in the NASCAR power rankings. As if it wasn't already apparent, Team Penske and Hendrick are clearly the two best teams this season. Hendrick's superiority has already been firmly established, while Penske reinforced its case with an impressive 1-2 finish at Bristol Motor Speedway -- only the second time ever that  the organization has swept the top two positions (2008 Daytona 500). ...
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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Drivers Head to Atlanta for One Less Chance

Aug 28 2014 9:35am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

It may seem that it’s the speed that NASCAR drivers love about Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it’s really the many grooves on the track that count. Drivers get thrills from many fast moves on the 1.54-mile quad-oval with 24-degree banking. Fans enjoy the speed and the groove search at AMS as well. Drivers and fans will also soon get the experience of one less chance for the Chase for the Sprint Cup after the checkered flag drops for the Oral-B USA 500 on August 31, 2014. After Sunday ...
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Joey Logano wins the 2014 Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway

Aug 23 2014 11:13pm CDT | Source: SBNation

Joey Logano holds off teammate Brad Keselowski to win Saturday’s NASCAR race at Bristol. With Joey Logano winning and Brad Keselowski finishing second Team Penske reigned supreme Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway. On a night when several contenders were befallen by various issues Logano and Keselowski avoided trouble and stayed near the front incident-free. The win was Logano's third of the season, tying him with Keselowski, Jef ...
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