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The battle for the Sprint Cup Series championship is neck-and-neck heading to Phoenix. Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
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By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
NASCAR has gotten exactly what it wanted out of the Chase For The Sprint Cup “Playoff” format — drama. Last season’s championship battle was epic, as the top-two in points finished one-two in the season’s final race, which led to them tying in points. This season things are shaping up to be just as dramatic between Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski.
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Last week in Texas the two battled frantically for the victory. Keselowski on just two tires, tried to hold off five-time Sprint Cup champion Johnson down the stretch, but Johnson proved to be too strong. Now heading into Phoenix (race nine of the 10 race Chase) Jo...
BEST OF MAXIM
Who would have believed, at the start of the NASCAR season, that we would be sitting here with two races to go in all three top series in 2012 and Kyle Busch has only won one race, across the board?
We're normally accustomed to seeing Kyle win 18, 19 or even up to 20 races across all three series. We know he's cut his schedule back this year in the Camping World Truck and...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Danica Patrick is still Go Daddy's choice for the Super Bowl.
Quelling speculation that the NASCAR star would have less of a role in in the company's advertising, Go Daddy executive chairman and founder Bob Parsons announced Thursday that Patrick will appear in both of the website domain provider's commercials during the Super Bowl.
Kyle Busch claimed the pole at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday…
Brad Keselowski and the Penske Racing Discount Tire Dodge Challenger team will use chassis PRS-222 during Saturday’s Great Clips 200 at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR). Ryan Blaney last drove this chassis to a ninth-place finish at Richmond International Raceway in September.
The No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger in 2012… Following 31 events, the No. 22 Discount Tire...
There are people not named Jimmie Johnson or Brad Keselowski who can win these last two races...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski isn't rolling over for Jimmie Johnson, not with two races to go in their championship battle and not at Phoenix International Raceway.
Keselowski outqualified Johnson by 10 positions Friday at one of the five-time NASCAR champion's best race tracks.
It was an unusual twist for the top two contenders, as Johnson is typically the better...
MOORESVILLE, N.C. – While there are two races left in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) season, there is still hope amongst the No. 54 Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) team members that a victory with team owner-driver Kyle Busch is eminent. The first year results for this young team have included two pole-qualifying positions and one early win, with fellow Monster Energy driver Kurt...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., – Daytona Speedweeks seem so, so long ago. And that’s probably because it was a long, long time ago, given that around nine months have passed since the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season kicked off at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.
Mitt Romney was still two months away from winning the Republican nomination for President of the United States, the 2012...
We’re down to the final two races in the NASCAR season. Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski have dominated the Chase and if you’ve chosen them in your leagues you’re probably sitting pretty right now.
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Will Phoenix offer a repeat of Texas as Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski wrestle for title?...
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Kasey Kahne led the way with a lap of 27.098 seconds in the first practice for the Great Clips 200 from Phoenix. Rounding out the top five was Austin Dillon, Cole Whitt, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., and Brad Keselowski.
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By Larry McReynolds
This weekends race at Phoenix International Raceway will be the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' third trip there on this new surface.
Its been eight months since weve raced there. That is the longest span of time between two races at a single track in a season. The time difference between the race now and the race when we go back there, race No....