Speed Zone: Love It, Like It or Hate It, Talladega is Officially Ancient History!

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Th-Th-Th-Th-Th- … That’s all, folks! The CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, as of 10 a.m. yesterday morning, officially went into the history books and the eight drivers advancing to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup were …

NSCS: No Penaties to be Issued in Wake of Controversial Talladega Cup Finish

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — staff report — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Following an extensive review by NASCAR of the controversial ending to Sunday’s CamingWorld.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, the sanctioning body announced Tuesday morning that no penalties would be issued in regards to the race finish. “NASCAR has worked to review an extensive amount of material from Sunday’s …

NSCS: Controversy, Contender, Winner; Logano Sweeps Round of 12 in Wild Talladega Finish

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Graythen/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — All it took was one moment Sunday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway to leave one driver jubilant and a nation of fans wishing for one more attempt. On the only attempt at a green-white-checkered finish during Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500, reigning series champion …

NSCS: Gordon Claims Fourth Coors Light Pole of 2015 Ahead of Final Talladega Start

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — In his final year of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition, Jeff Gordon proved to all onlookers that no one was better than he at restrictor-plate qualifying sessions. Gordon surged around the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway in 49.234 seconds (194.500 mph) during Saturday afternoon’s …

NSCS: Harvick Freaky Fast (Again) at Phoenix; Tops Sprint Cup Happy Hour for Stewart Haas

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Report by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing, again, was “Freaky Fast” in final practice in preparation for Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Harvick, a six-time winner at Phoenix, turned a lap of …

NSCS: Busch is Back; Kurt Tops First Saturday Practice at Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Report by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America photo — Lately, it has been six-time Phoenix winner Kevin Harvick who has been the man to beat not only in the race, but in practice and qualifying. Predictably, a Stewart-Haas Racing driver was the quickest on the boards during Saturday morning …

NSCS: Check One Off the List; Harvick Scores Long-Awaited Coors Light Pole at Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Report by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America photo — For defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick, there is not much he has not accomplished at Phoenix International Raceway. However, there is one thing Harvick had not yet done — until Friday night. The six-time NSCS Phoenix winner …

NSCS: Penske Power; Logano and Keselowski Sweep Top Two Spots in Opening Phoenix Practice

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Report by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — NASCAR photo — Competition was fierce in the opening NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session at Phoenix International Raceway, in advance of Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500. And under bright and sunny skies, someone not named Kevin Harvick was the fastest on the race track — for the …

NSCS: I’ll Have Another; Harvick Looking to Continue Phoenix Dominance With Fourth Straight Cup Win

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Story by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits Phoenix International Raceway this weekend in Avondale for its first of two events at the track on the season, and the second of three races on the “Western Swing”. And of late, one driver …