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Petty Motorsports Facing Uncertain Future

Kasey Kahne (left) stands with Richard Petty during the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. (HHP/Rusty Burroughs Photo)

The immediate future of Richard Petty Motorsports is looking bleak after the release of Kasey Kahne.

LEMASTERS, JR.: The Chase Is Far From Over

Ron Lemasters Jr.

After Jimmie Johnson retook the point lead following the Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway, there was the thought that we were seeing the same movie, different season.

LEMASTERS, JR.: Reutimann Gives Busch A Taste Of His Own Medicine

Ron Lemasters Jr.

Lap 155 of Sunday’s Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway might have been a watershed moment for David Reutimann. It was an eye-opener for Kyle Busch.

Johnson Back In Familiar Territory

Jimmie Johnson (left) and Chad Knaus. (Ken Simon Photo)

For the first two races of the Chase, Jimmie Johnson wasn’t a threat, or at least wasn’t the point leader. That meant that the other 11 drivers felt like the Chase was wide open instead of a 10-race chase to the inevitable.

NASCAR Notes: Hamlin’s Lead Slips Away

WALL BANGER: Denny Hamlin (11) avoids a spinning Kasey Kahne during Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway. (Don Figler Photo)

Denny Hamlin led the points the last three weeks, and hoped to stay on top leaving Kansas. He didn’t, losing 43 points to Jimmie Johnson and falling to second.

Reutimann, Ky. Busch At Odds After Kansas

Kyle Busch sits on pit road after contact with David Reutimann Sunday at Kansas Speedway. [Don Figler Photo)

The biggest hit of the Price Chopper 400 Sunday came in turn two, and it was delivered in a righteous fever from a driver who had had enough.

Late-Race Charge Good Enough For Biffle

Greg Biffle celebrates his win in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo)

Greg Biffle came on strong late in the Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, holding off a resurgent Jimmie Johnson to earn his second victory of the season and the first for a Ford in the Chase.

Repeat Performance For Logano In Kansas

Joey Logano celebrates his win in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. (HHP/Erik Perel Photo)

Joey Logano held off teammate Kyle Busch on a late-race restart to win Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300

LEMASTERS: Sept. 11 Tragedy On Minds Of Many At Richmond

Ron Lemasters Jr.

Not too far to the north of this capital of the Confederacy, there sits a five-sided building.
Nine years ago Saturday, it was a…

NASCAR Notes: Hamlin Rebounds In Big Way

NASCAR Notes: Hamlin Rebounds In Big Way

RICHMOND, Va. — For such a big race, the Air Guard 400 was mainly about Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer.
Hamlin, the hometown kid who…


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