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Kasey Kahne got the jump on Jeff Gordon off the final restart
with two laps left and pulled away to win at Pocono Raceway.
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Kasey Kahne bowled over the competition at Pocono on Sunday scoring a strike in the Go Bowling.com 400.
Kahne was able to get around his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon late in the race to find victory lane at the 2.5 mile Pocono Raceway. The win is the second of the year for Kahne and 16th of his career.
The race began with Jimmie Johnson on the pole but did...
Kasey Kahne looked like he had lost the GoBowling.com 400 fom Pocono Raceway when his Hendick Motorsports teammate, Jeff Gordon, passed him for the lead.
Kahne was granted a second chance after a late race caution.
“We about gave it away,” Kahne said in victory lane. “That final restart, (Gordon) had a great jump. Kurt (Busch) pushed me all the way to Turn 1.”
The 1-2 finish...
Kasey Kahne passed his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon on a late-race restart to win Sunday's wild and crash-filled GoBowling.com 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
And with his second victory of the season, Kahne is virtually assured of a slot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, NASCAR's season-ending, 10-race championship round.
Kahne, who won earlier...
Sunday was a big day for Kasey Kahne fans everywhere. The rest of this week will continue to get better.
Kahne blasted past Jeff Gordon on the final restart with two laps remaining Sunday to notch his second NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the season. He’s now eighth in the points, and with those two wins, is pretty much assured a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
In the June race at Pocono Raceway, Kasey Kahne barely made a full lap before his drive shaft U-joint failed and forced the No. 5 Chevy SS to the garage.
On Sunday, Kahne returned to exact his revenge.
Kahne led 39 laps as part of a dominant Hendrick Motorsports' parade in the GoBowling.com 400 and edged his teammate Jeff Gordon by 1.392 seconds at the line for his second win...
It would be the most blind-obvious thing to say that Sunday at Pocono was a really, really good day for Kasey Kahne and his No. 5 team. He won the race plus jumped up one spot to eighth in the points. Even bigger than all that, it was Kasey's second win of the season and that all but guarantees he and his team will be in the 2013 Chase.
t have a win yet - Brad Keselowski and...
Taking advantage of a caution, Kasey Kahne buried his car into Turn 1 with two laps left and grabbed a win from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon in Sunday's GoBowling.com NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
Kahne picked up his second victory of the season--all but assuring a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup--his second at Pocono and the 16th...
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Kasey Kahne made Team Hendrick proud on Sunday at Pocono after he took the win in a day they totally dominated. A wild afternoon started with pole-sitter Jimmie Johnson leading, but when he ran into trouble just shy of the mid-point of the race, Kahne rose to the top spot. Then when a late caution sprung a dash for the win, it was Jeff Gordon taking over the lead...
Jeff Gordon is the all-time leader in victories at the Pocono Raceway, site of this afternoon’s GoBowling.com 400. You’d think that means it should be a slam dunk for a great run for him. With the pressure mounting to stay in the Chase, Gordon knows he needs to perform and perform now.
“It’s a good track for us, a good place for us to come and fight and do battle like what...
Jeff Gordon is ready to turn the corner(s).
The all-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leader in road course victories with nine, Gordon has experienced success at Watkins Glen International. In 20 starts at the 2.45-mile track, the driver of the No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS has four wins, two poles, six top-fives and nine top-10's. But while he has reeled off eight...
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Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch and Brad Keselowski all are NASCAR champions who have won at Pocono.
That's not the only thing these drivers have in common. While all three are currently in the top 15 in the point standings with six races remaining in the Chase for the Sprint Cup -- there's not a single win among them in 2013.
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One step forward, a heckuva lot more steps back.
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