NSCS: One Last Chance; Harvick Fighting for Playoff Life in Challenger Round Finale at Dover

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DOVER, Del. — Story by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — NASCAR photo — On the ropes. It’s generally not a good place to be in the boxing ring unless you’re someone like Floyd Mayweather, and although defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick was in a similar position heading into the second-to-last race of the …

NSCS: Taming the Monster; Jeff Gordon Silences Title Doubters With Fifth Dover Triumph

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DOVER, Del. — Recap by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America photo — At one time he was ‘Wonder Boy’. Now, he’s ‘Big Daddy’, and Sunday afternoon at Dover, Jeff Gordon overshadowed all challengers once again. Gordon stormed past Brad Keselowski on lap 306 and held the lead following a late-race cycle of …

NSCS: Joe Gibbs Racing Jumps Into Chase With Strong Showing

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LOUDON, N.H. — official release — Jeff Curry/Getty Images North America photo — The majority of attention heading into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup was focused on the drivers from Hendrick Motorsports and Team Penske. And deservedly so. Drivers from those organizations won 13 of the previous 16 regular season races. But, coming in under the radar, Joe Gibbs Racing made …

NSCS: Chasers Can Help Break Record At New Hampshire

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LOUDON, N.H. — official release — AP photo — Thirteen different drivers have taken the checkered flag in the last 13 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – tied with Texas Motor Speedway for the all-time record streak without a repeat winner. And there’s a better than average chance the Magic Mile takes sole possession of the record after this Sunday’s Sylvania 300 …

NSCS: Contender Clinched; Brad Keselowski Opens Chase With Clutch Win at Chicagoland

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JOILET, Ill. — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — For Brad Keselowski, this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup started the same way it did in 2012 — with a victory at Chicagoland Speedway. Clearly, Keselowski would love to see the Chase end the same way it did two years ago — with a series …

NASCAR Announces Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup Format Change

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2014) – Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America photo – NASCAR announced a new championship format today that will put greater emphasis on winning races all season long, expands the current Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field to 16 drivers, and implements a new round-by-round advancement format that ultimately will reward a battle-tested, worthy champion. “We have arrived …