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Brad Keselowski causes ‘big one’ at Talladega

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Brad Keselowski admitted Sunday that he caused the “Big One” at Talladega Superspeedway.  During a three-wide battle for the lead on lap 14, Brad Keselowski attempted to maneuver his No. 2 Ford into the low line heading into Turn 1, but his car hadn’t cleared Danica Patrick’s No. 10 Chevrolet, sending Keselowski spinning wildly onto the oversized apron. Down six laps, Keselowski ...

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Dale Jr. gets Robert Griffin III to drive pace car

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NASCAR’s Most Popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. used his star power to bring in Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to be the honorary pace car driver in the Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. @RIRInsider If y’all don’t have a Grand Marshall for the upcoming race you should invite @RGIII. He needs ...

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Joey Logano wins Duck Commander 500

Joey Logano

Joey Logano made it seven different winners in seven Sprint Cup races after he passed Jeff Gordon on the last lap to win the rain-delayed Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway Monday. Logano and Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski dominated the race, collectively leading 191 of 334 laps. Gordon took second, Kyle Busch finished third, followed by Brian Vickers and rookie Kyle Larson. Logano took the lead on Lap ...

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Watch: Dale Earnhardt Jr. catches fire after hitting grass

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Sprint Cup points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove into the rain-soaked infield grass, smacked a wall and had to climb out of his car because part of it was on fire on Monday at Texas Motor Speedway. Earnhardt’s left-side tires went through the infield, causing a tire to blow on Lap 13 of the NASCAR Duck Commander 500.  Earnhardt finished the race in 43rd, his first ...

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Jimmie Johnson thanks fans for their support after tragic week

Jimmie Johnson

Six-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson thanked the fans for their support after brother-in-law Jordan Janway was killed Sunday in a Southern California skydiving accident. “I appreciate the opportunity to say thank you to everybody for your thoughts and prayers,” the six-time Sprint Cup Series champion said.  “This week has been a very difficult week for the Janway family (Jordan Janway was the ...

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Brad Keselowski to Kurt Busch: ‘Wreck yourself, don’t wreck me’

Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski’s chances at winning Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway ended when his No. 2 Ford collided with Kurt Busch on pit-road. Keselowski lost 31 laps while his crew made repairs.  He finished 38th. “Same thing. He wrecked me for no reason 50, 30 laps in, whatever … early in the race, just being overaggressive,” Keselowski said of the ...

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Carl Edwards wins at Bristol: ‘We’re in the Chase’

Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards took the checkered in Sunday’s Food City 500 for his first win of the season at Bristol Motor Speedway. “We’re in the Chase and we’re going to go out and win this championship,” Edwards said. “I can’t believe we turned this thing around. We were terrible Saturday (in practice).” Edwards was followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Aric Almirola,Tony Stewart, Marcos Ambrose, Denny Hamlin, Jeff Gordon, Kasey Kahne, Brian Vickers and ...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins second Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the checkered flag Sunday night to win his second career Dayton 500. Earnhardt had to wait nearly six and a half hours of rain delay before he could capture his first win at the Great American Race in 10 years. Junior led a race-high 54 laps at Daytona International Speedway. Photos: Rain brings #Daytona500 to a temporary stop» ...

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Official Daytona 500 starting lineup

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2014 Daytona 500 Starting Lineup Pos No. Driver Sponsor 1 3 R Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 2 78 Martin Truex. Jr. Furniture Row Chevrolet 3 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 5 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 6 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet 7 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford ...

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Tony Stewart says Danica Patrick should race Richard Petty

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Tony Stewart told Performance Racing Network that Danica Patrick should challenge the 76-year-old Richard Petty to a race. “I think that (a race) would pretty much settle it once and for all, maybe get him to shut up a little bit, too,” Stewart said, via ESPN.com. “I will supply the cars. If he wants to race her, I’ll make sure they have ...

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