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Brad Keselowski Victorious in 2015 Auto Club 400 at Fontana After Wild Finish

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When the smoke finally settled on the hot surface of Auto Club Speedway, Brad Keselowski was the man standing in Victory Lane for the first time in 2015 and the 17th time in his Sprint Cup Series career. Winning the Auto Club 400 in front of a sold-out crowd, Keselowski punches his ticket to the …

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Kevin Harvick Lives up to Hype, Wins at Phoenix for 7th Time

Kevin Harvick is undoubtedly the strongest man in NASCAR today, especially at Phoenix International Raceway. Let’s see here: a defending Sprint Cup championship, back-to-back wins in the 2015 season, four consecutive at Phoenix, seven straight finishes of second or better to join his seventh career win at Phoenix along with becoming to first driver to …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Blows Right Rear, Crashes Hard in Phoenix

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On lap 181 of Sunday’s 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. blew a right-rear tire and backed into the turn 2 wall. It came following a similar incident with Sam Hornish Jr. in the very same spot on the track earlier in the race when the No. 9 Ford also lost a …

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Opening-Lap Crash Brings Brian Vickers to Garage at Phoenix

Coming to complete the opening lap of the 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, Brian Vickers got turned into the outside wall by the front bumper of Jimmie Johnson. In just his second race back after missing the opening two races of the 2015 Sprint Cup season due to heart surgery back in December, Vickers …

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Jimmie Johnson Back On Top, Wins at Atlanta

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"Since you don't have anything to do this weekend, Jimmie, could you pick up a few shifts and make deliveries for me? You've almost got the right name and everything..." (Photo: CIA Stock Photography)

The fact that this victory for Jimmie Johnson at Atlanta Motor Speedway secures him a spot in the 16-driver Chase for the championship is not even the top thing on his mind, shows how big of win this really was. After what many in the world of NASCAR called a “down year” for the No.48 …

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Kevin Harvick Continues Hot Streak, Wins Third Straight XFINITY Race at Atlanta

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In a race that had sliding cars, interesting pit stops and close competition, Kevin Harvick completed the trifecta at Atlanta Motor Speedway by holding off a non-stop threat from Joey Logano from start to finish. “That pit stop is what won this race,” Harvick told Fox Sports 1 in victory lane. “Joey (Logano) probably had …

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Kevin Harvick Leads Final Sprint Cup Practice Despite Blown Engine

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Following a 35-lap stint for Kevin Harvick, he found himself in a bitter-sweet position. The sweet was sitting at the top of the time sheet at 191.05 mph, but the bitter was having his Hendrick engine expire in the middle stages of Saturday’s final practice, the final time the cars will hit Atlanta Motor Speedway …

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Ben Kennedy Takes Truck Series Pole After Scoring Error

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UPDATE: After further review, NASCAR has determined that Brad Keselowski did not start his final qualifying run before time ran out in Saturday’s final round of time trials for the . Ben Kennedy was the only driver to make his final run before the session concluded, and will now start from the pole position.  Keselowski …

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