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Jenna Fryer

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NASCAR’s new King

For the second year in a row, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series has a new champ as Brad Keselowski holds off Jimmie Johnson on Sunday in the finale at Homestead.

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Kenseth wins at Kansas

Matt Kenseth wins the caution-filled Sprint Cup Series race in Kansas City, but Brad Keselowski has Chase lead with four to go.

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Concussion knocks Dale Jr. out of Chase for Championship

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s championship hopes officially end Thursday when he’s ruled out by a doctor for the next two races following his second concussion in the last six weeks.

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Kenseth wins after Stewart flips car

Matt Kenseth wins at Talladega after Tony Stewart’s car flies upside down, triggering a 25-car pileup.

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LATE SATURDAY: Bowyer wins Sprint Cup regular-season finale; Gordon beats Busch into Chase

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship was officially set late Saturday night when --- after a long rain delay --- Clint Bowyer took the checkered flag, while four-time champs Jeff Gordon rallied at the end to finish second and grab the last spot in the postseason.

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Jimmie kisses the bricks — again — at Indy

For the fourth time in his sparkling NASCAR career, Jimmie Johnson wins the prestigious Brickyard 400 on Sunday in Indy.

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NASCAR suspends Allmendinger indefinitely

NASCAR suspends driver A.J. Allmendinger on Tuesday, confirming he violated its substance-abuse policy after a test of his backup urine sample confirms the original positive result.

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Stewart storms past Kenseth to win at Daytona

Tony Stewart storms past Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth in the final lap late Saturday night to win for the 18th time at Daytona, where he has never won the Daytona 500.

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Kenseth wins Daytona pole

Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth wins the pole position for tonight's race in Daytona, and has a chance to become the first two-time winner in the same year at the legendary track since Bobby Allison won twice at Daytona in 1982.

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Indy 500 is wide open as Penske tries to go 5-0

Engine competition and the new IndyCar has opened up today’s Indy 500 for anybody in the field to win.

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INDY 500: Wheldon’s widow prepares to honor late husband, defending Indy champ

Susie Wheldon, wife of the late Dan Wheldon — last year’s Indy 500 champ — returned to the track this week to honor the memory of her husband before the start of the race.

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Keselowski wins NASCAR race in Talladega

Brad Keselowski used a big push from Kyle Busch to pass leader Matt Kenseth, and wins at Talladega on Sunday.

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Newman snaps winless drought, captures checkered flag in Martinsville

Ryan Newman wins for the first time in 23 races Sunday after a wild finish in Martinsville.

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Big Bad Brad wins NASCAR’s stop in Bristol

Brad Keselowski holds off Matt Kenseth in a furious race to the finish Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup’s Food City 500 in Bristol, Tenn.

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Kenseth wins second Daytona 500 title early Tuesday morning

After taking the lead with less than 40 laps to go, Matt Kenseth brings home his second Daytona 500 title, surviving one of the most races in recent memory from start to finish.

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DAYTONA 500: Hamlin says pity party over, ready to return to form at Daytona

After his crushing loss to Jimmie Johnson in the 2010 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, Denny Hamlin fell apart emotionally and on the race track in 2011, posting his worst season ever, but now he claims he’s gotten past that defeat and is ready to once again compete for a title.

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NASCAR ROUNDUP: J.J., No. 48 team in hot water as NASCAR season kicks off; Ky. Busch wins Bud Shootout

Several illegal modifications by crew chief Chad Knaus were made to Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 car, leaving NASCAR officials to say there will be fines and suspensions coming — but not until after next week’s Daytona 500.

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Stewart edges Edwards for third NASCAR Championship

For the third time in his stellar racing career, Tony Stewart earns the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship after beating out Carl Edwards on Sunday by winning at Homestead and then prevailing in the tiebreaker between the two.

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP PREVIEW: Stewart vs. Edwards --- it all comes down to this

With five-time champ Jimmie Johnson out of the running, today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale comes down to two unlikely drivers in the season finale at Homestead, Fla: Leader Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart, who trails Edwards by just 3 points.

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Bowyer wins ho-hum Sprint Cup race at Dega

It was a rough day for many of the drivers in the chase for the Sprint Cup Championship as Clint Bowyer steals a win at the last second at Talladega during a sloppy race Sunday afternoon.

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Kenseth 'sick' over wife crashing during practice lap

NASCAR's Matt Kenseth watched as his wife got into a car crash during her practice for a NASCAR charity race Monday, breaking her shoulder.

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Stewart wins Chase opener

Tony Stewart picks up his first victory of the season by winning at the Chicagoland Speedway in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Championship on Monday.

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Harvick wins Richmond, now tops Chase standings

Kevin Harvick ties Kyle Busch for the most victories in the Sprint Cup Series after his win at Richmond late Saturday night as the two rivals are now atop the Chase standings with the final 12 alls et.

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Keselowski grabs 3rd win of season at Bristol

Brad Keselowski wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Bristol, Tenn., to shake up the Chase for the Championship points standings.

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Penske's 2-car NASCAR team is an enigma

Teammates Kurt Busch and Brad Keselowski prepare for today's Coca-Cola 600 with Keselowski going off from the pole and Busch starting in 26th.

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DAYTONA 500: Jr. still trying to emerge from Sr.'s shadow as he wrecks pole car, will now start from back

NASCAR and its fans want Dale Earnhardt Jr. to succeed more than anyone as Jr. looks to try to snap his nasty winless streak on the anniversary of his father Dale Sr.'s death. (EDITS: adds breakout with detail about Jr.'s wreck)

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NASCAR: Old points system nixed in favor of simpler one

NASCAR officials finally heed the complaints of fans and drivers alike Thursday when they throw the old points system out in favor of one much easier to follow and understand.

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Drive for five: J.J. wins record fifth straight NASCAR title; Hamlin, Harvick fall short

As much as NASCAR fans may have wanted a new champ, they didn't get one Sunday as Jimmie Johnson overtakes Denny Hamlin in the points standings during the final race of the season at Homestead to win his record fifth straight Sprint Cup title.

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP: Hoping for failure -- for the good of the sport?

It's no secret that Jimmie Johnson has won the last four NASCAR Sprint Cup titles -- and is closing in on a fifth today -- but what hasn't been talked about before this week is how some in the racing world want to see J.J. knocked down from that pedestal and a new champ crowned.

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Earnhardt Jr.'s team about to face another shakeup

It looks like Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s racing team is about to have another shakeup after another lackluster season.

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Harvick nips McMurray for closest finish since 1993; Keselowski wins Nationwide race

In what other drivers were describing as an unbelieveable move, Kevin Harvick beats Jamie McMurray by the smallest margin of victory in 17 years on Sunday in Talladega.

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Does NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule need to be re-evaluated?

The NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule is coming under fire for its ill-timed breaks.

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NASCAR --- In the Pits: Teammates McMurray, Montoya at odds after Vegas

Jamie McMurray has gone from NASCAR darling to goat in the eyes of teammate Juan Pablo Montoya, who calls out McMurray after their wrecl Sunday in Vegas.

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NASCAR sponsors still out there --- but now seeking bargains

Money woes have eased in NASCAR, but that doesn't mean sponsors aren't try to cur corners to save a little this season.

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Sign her up

After finishing sixth in the ARCA event Saturday in her stock-car debut, NASCAR newcomer Danica Patrick announces Monday she thinks she's ready for more, and now will make her Nationwide debut at Daytona this weekend.

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Jimmie Johnson named AP Athlete of the Year

For the first time in the history of The Associated Press' Male Athlete of the Year honor, the award goes to a race car driver.

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NASCAR history: JJ wins fourth straight title; Martin second -- again

Jimmie Johnson does the unprecedented, winning his fourth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup points title after his fifth-place finish in the Ford 400 season finale Sunday in Homestead, Fla.