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Kenseth Ends Drought, Elliott Makes History

Chase Elliott, team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet team celebrate their NASCAR Nationwide Series championship on Saturday in Homestead, Fla. (Dave Moulthrop photo)

As Matt Kenseth celebrated his first NASCAR win in more than a year, Chase Elliott basked in the glory of a Nationwide Series championship on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Youth, Experience Spur On Logano

Joey Logano is one strong race away from winning his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. (NASCAR photo)

If Joey Logano isn’t the ideal mixture of youth and experience, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star has to be close to it.

Newman’s Cinderella Story Continues

Ryan Newman, left, chats with crew chief Luke Lambert before Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix Int'l Raceway. (HHP/Christa L Thomas photo)

Ryan Newman wasn’t on most short lists of Chase for the Sprint Cup favorites in February, but he’s in the hunt when it matters most: in November.

Harvick Triumphs As Chase Field Narrows

Kevin Harvick scored his fourth Phoenix win in the track's last five races on Sunday. (HHP/Christa L. Thomas photo)

Kevin Harvick continued his dominance at Phoenix Int’l Raceway on Sunday, and more importantly, he earned a spot in the Championship round of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Abreu Wants To Give Pavement A Try

Rico Abreu picked up two sprint car victories over the weekend, including one at Eldora Speedway. (Mark Funderburk Photo)

Rico Abreu has made a living winning races on dirt tracks, but he couldn’t help but smile when asked on Friday if he wants to try out stock-car racing on pavement.

Pittman Holds Off Abreu For Charlotte Win

Daryn Pittman (9) held off Rico Abreu to win Friday's World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series feature at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. (Chris Seelman Photo)

Daryn Pittman was not going to be denied his 14th World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win of the season on Friday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

Saldana Seeks A Charlotte Sweep

Dan Motter has hired Randy Wolfe to lead his World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series entry driven by Joey Saldana in 2015. (Frank Smith photo)

Joey Saldana’s hopes of sweeping the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series features at The Dirt Track At Charlotte will come down to flawless driving and some good fortune.

Busch Gives JGR Its 100th NW Victory

Kyle Busch celebrates Joe Gibbs Racing's 100th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. (NASCAR photo)

Kyle Busch had the right car, the right strategy and the right moves on the track on Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway.

Kenseth’s Chase Heats Up With Texas Pole

Matt Kenseth won the pole at Texas on Friday. (NASCAR photo)

Matt Kenseth is winless in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition this season, but he’s got his eyes set on the big prize at the end of the year.

Earnhardt’s Short-Track Love Gets Rewarded

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been named the winner of the annual Myers Brothers Award.  (HHP/Andrew Coppley photo)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took a moment to reflect on winning Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and was overcome with joy.


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