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Bowyer wins Showdown, Wise surprise winner of fan vote

Bowyer wins Showdown, Wise surprise winner of fan vote

May 16th, 2014 9:20 pm by JENNA FRYER, Auto Racing Writer

Clint Bowyer won Friday night's Sprint Showdown to earn an automatic transfer into the $1 million Sprint All-Star Race. The upset Friday night went to Josh Wise, the stunning winner of the fan vote.

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Chase Elliott finally set to graduate high school

Chase Elliott finally set to graduate high school

May 15th, 2014 11:38 pm by LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer

Chase Elliott has risen to the top of the Nationwide Series while dealing with the responsibilities that come with being a teenager. Imagine how good the 18-year-old might become now that he won't have to worry about high school anymore.

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525s joining Steel Heads for $2,000 to win feature May 17 at The Gap

525s joining Steel Heads for $2,000 to win feature May 17 at The Gap

May 15th, 2014 1:42 pm by Staff Report

Their first joint venture will be a 40-lap $2,000 to win feature this Saturday, May 17 at the World's fastest 4/10ths oval.

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Allgaier to sit out Showdown after 3 wrecks

Allgaier to sit out Showdown after 3 wrecks

May 13th, 2014 9:42 pm by Associated Press

HScott Motorsports pulled rookie Justin Allgaier from the entry list for the Sprint Showdown on Tuesday after accidents in three of his past four races.

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In the Rearview: Kansas

In the Rearview: Kansas

May 12th, 2014 1:39 pm by Dave Ongie

For all the obsession with youth in the sport, the recent changes NASCAR has made have all helped 42-year-old Jeff Gordon — who celebrates the 20th anniversary of his first Cup victory in two weeks — rejuvenate his career.

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Hamilton takes Spanish GP for fourth straight win

Hamilton takes Spanish GP for fourth straight win

May 11th, 2014 8:24 pm by JOSEPH WILSON, Associated Press

Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg sped away to their fourth straight 1-2 finish at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday in a dominant performance that does not bode well for the rest of the Formula One field.

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Patrick surprises at Kansas with career-best run

Patrick surprises at Kansas with career-best run

May 11th, 2014 3:11 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Danica Patrick put on a performance Saturday night at Kansas that recalled her better ones in the Indianapolis 500. Patrick showed that she can be a serious driver who can craft a complete weekend and contend for a top fives.

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Gordon pulls away late for win at Kansas Speedway

Gordon pulls away late for win at Kansas Speedway

May 11th, 2014 12:10 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Jeff Gordon grabbed the lead in the final laps at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night and held on for his first victory of the season and 89th overall.

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Pagenaud stretches fuel to win on Indy road course

Pagenaud stretches fuel to win on Indy road course

May 10th, 2014 9:35 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Simon Pagenaud won the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday by stretching his fuel to the finish on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Harvick topples qualifying record for second straight pole at Kansas Speedway

Harvick topples qualifying record for second straight pole at Kansas Speedway

May 9th, 2014 9:17 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Kevin Harvick has a second straight shot at winning from the pole at Kansas Speedway. Harvick was back on top at the 1.5-mile track, posting a track record Friday to help propel him to his second pole of the season.

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