NSCS: Chase Chaos; Fuel Runs Dry for Harvick, Kenseth Steals Sylvania 300 Win at Loudon

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LOUDON, N.H. — Recap by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Joe Gibbs Racing is now two-for-two in the 2015 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Matt Kenseth, driver of the Dollar General No. 20 Toyota, found himself running second with three laps to go on Sunday. However, by the …

NSCS: Loudon Unveils Special Coin Commemorating Gordon’s Record 789th Consecutive Cup Start

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LOUDON, N.H. — official track release — NHMS photo — New Hampshire Motor Speedway has unveiled a special Jeff Gordon coin to commemorate his record-breaking 789th consecutive Cup Series start, which — providing he takes the green flag on Sunday — will be set during the SYLVANIA 300 at the Magic Mile. The double-sided coin features Gordon’s historic number 24 …

NSCS: Logano Shoots to Home Victory at Loudon On Late Strategy Call; Chase Grid Scrambled on Wild Day

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LOUDON, N.H. — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Out of the maelstrom that was New Hampshire Motor Speedway sped Joey Logano, who took control of Sunday’s Sylvania 300 on a restart with 27 laps left and held on to win the second race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. But the crux of Sunday’s race …

NSCS: Rebound Time; Bottom Four Attempt To Stay In The Chase Hunt

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LOUDON, N.H. — official release — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Luckily for Ryan Newman, AJ Allmendinger, Greg Biffle and Aric Almirola, the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup’s Challenger Round does not end after one race. The revamped playoff system keeps all drivers in the hunt until the very last lap at Dover. Thank goodness. The four stumbled at New Hampshire and …

NSCS PRACTICE: Gordon Leads Keselowski in Sprint Cup Happy Hour at Loudon

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LOUDON, N.H. — staff report — Jared Wickerham/Getty Images North America photo — Jeff Gordon paced the final practice on Saturday for the Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Hendrick Motorsports driver posted a high speed of 135.357 mph, ousting Brad Keselowski as the leader. Keselowski has been on a hot streak recently, coming off back-to-back wins at Richmond and Chicagoland, the Chase …

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: On Top Again; Keselowski Scores Coors Light Pole at Loudon

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LOUDON, N.H. — Report by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Kyle Magda — Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Brad Keselowski just isn’t slowing down. Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, scored the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Osram Sylvania 300 at Loudon. Keselowski is coming off a victory at Chicagoland Speedway and the speed continued to show …

NSCS PRACTICE: No Stopping Him; Brad Keselowski Tops Sprint Cup Opening Practice at Loudon

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LOUDON, N.H. — staff report — NASCAR photo — Already in the hunt for his second straight win and a sweep of New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the season, Brad Keselowski topped opening Sprint Cup Series practice on Friday morning in Loudon, New Hampshire. The Team Penske driver ran just 12 laps, but found enough speed in his No. 2 Ford on his final run around the Magic …

NSCS: Matt Crafton on Standby for Clint Bowyer at Loudon

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LOUDON, N.H. — staff report — NASCAR photo — Clint Bowyer is on baby watch as his wife Lorra is expecting the couple’s first child. Bowyer is at New Hampshire for this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race, the Sylvania 300 (Sunday, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN) and was practicing in the his No. 15 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing in Friday’s opening practice. Defending Camping World Truck Series champion and current …

NSCS: Keselowski Heads To Contender Round; Looks For Three Straight

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LOUDON, N.H. — official release — Jon Durr/Getty Images North America photo — Entering the Chase as the No. 1 seed, Brad Keselowski lived up to the billing by registering a win in the first Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday, automatically advancing to the Contender Round. The No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion driver hopes the win is …

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: Corey LaJoie to Make Sprint Cup Debut for Humphrey Team at Loudon

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CONCORD, N.C. – staff report — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Corey LaJoie, son of two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Randy LaJoie, will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. LaJoie, who turns 23 next week, will make his debut driving the No. 77 Ford for Randy Humphrey Racing. The …