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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:47:01 PDT
Chase Elliott has been inching toward his first career Sprint Cup victory all year, only to come up short time and time again. There have been five times this year that Elliott has finished second or third. Then a tire problem at Kansas dropped him to last in the Chase for the Sprint Cup standings and on the edge of elimination.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:18:12 PDTNASCAR will resurrect its series in Mexico behind new title sponsor PEAK, an automotive products company seeking to boost its profile. The rebranded NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series will mark its return with an exhibition race in Mexico City in December. The announcement Tuesday night in Mexico City was attended by Daniel Suarez, who used the series as a starting point that led to his current ride with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:04:41 PDT
Brad Keselowski thought playing it safe over two races would slide him into the third round of NASCAR's playoffs. Then he wrecked at Kansas Speedway and plummeted to the bottom of the Chase standings. Now Keselowski is facing elimination at Talladega Superspeedway.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:15:32 PDT
After departing the celebration in victory lane at Kansas on Sunday, Kevin Harvick reflected on how his Stewart-Haas Racing team always seems to rally when its back is against the wall. Chase Elliott and Brad Keselowski just may need to follow suit. Harvick dealt with a mechanical issue a week ago at Charlotte that put him in a big hole heading to the second stop in the Chase's round of 12.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 15:41:33 PDT
No matter what kind of misfortune befalls Kevin Harvick in the early rounds of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, his team always seems to get things together when it matters. One week after a mechanical issue doomed him to a lousy finish at Charlotte, and put his hopes of advancing to the round of eight in jeopardy, Harvick roared to the front on the final restart to win at Kansas Speedway and take all of the pressure off next week's elimination race at Talladega. ''These races are hard to win and these guys are so good at the details,'' said Harvick, the 2014 champion, ''and when you put their backs against the wall they're even better.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 15:26:33 PDT
Kyle Busch continued his dominance of the Xfinity Series at Kansas Speedway on Saturday. Elliott Sadler and Daniel Suarez continued their chase for a title. Pulling double-duty this weekend, Busch led 150 of the 200 laps in a thoroughly dominant performance for his ninth series win of the season.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 12:15:38 PDT
Carl Edwards generally loves the two races a year at Kansas Speedway. It's the second stop in the three-race round of 12 in the championship Chase, and a win would take the stress out of Talladega by assuring him a spot in the next round. ''It's pretty obvious the pressure is pretty high in general with this format,'' said Edwards, who will start third on Sunday .
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 11:50:21 PDTKurt Busch had a tire go down in the final seconds of the last practice session for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Kansas, sending his car spinning down the track and into the front-stretch grass. The car plowed through the mud and sustained significant damage on Saturday, forcing Busch into his backup car for the race.