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Keselowski looks to solve Sonoma

Keselowski looks to solve Sonoma

June 20th, 2014 9:00 am by By Curtis Pashelka, Contra Costa Times (MCT)

The list of unexpected winners of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 seems to grow with each passing year. Maybe that alone gives Brad Keselowski reason to feel optimistic.

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Kahne knows he's got to step it up for Hendrick

Kahne knows he's got to step it up for Hendrick

June 18th, 2014 7:40 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kasey Kahne's contract runs through 2015, about the same time Chase Elliott will be ready for a promotion from the driver development program to the big leagues.

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NHRA Notes: Another home track disappointment for Greeneville's Johnson

NHRA Notes: Another home track disappointment for Greeneville's Johnson

June 16th, 2014 8:55 am by Dave Ongie

Greeneville native Allen Johnson's quest to win his first Pro Stock race at Bristol Dragway ended in the first round when an ill-handling car cost him a chance to get past No. 12 qualifier Dave Connolly.

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Enders-Stevens makes history at Thunder Valley

Enders-Stevens makes history at Thunder Valley

June 15th, 2014 10:12 pm by Dave Ongie

After settling for runner-up finishes at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in 2011 and 2013, Erica Enders-Stevens on Sunday became the first female to win a Pro Stock race at Bristol Dragway.

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Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

June 15th, 2014 6:07 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Jimmie Johnson finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. The six-time series champion won Sunday for the first time in 25 Cup starts at MIS.

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Gray nabs first career No. 1 Pro Stock qualifying position

Gray nabs first career No. 1 Pro Stock qualifying position

June 14th, 2014 9:18 pm by Dave Ongie

Pro Stock's Shane Gray needed every ounce of his track-record run in Saturday's fourth and final qualifying session to secure the No. 1 qualifying position for Sunday's Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Finchum gets by VanDyke late for third Kingsport Speedway NASCAR victory

PHOTO GALLERY: Finchum gets by VanDyke late for third Kingsport Speedway NASCAR victory

June 14th, 2014 1:02 pm by Staff Report

Chad Finchum of Knoxville, roared into the lead off a lap 45 restart and once out front never looked back en route to conquering "The Concrete Jungle" for his third Wallace Kia Late Model Stock victory of the season.

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Funny Car's DeJoria making strides in third full-time NHRA season

Funny Car's DeJoria making strides in third full-time NHRA season

June 14th, 2014 8:50 am by Dave Ongie

It may be only Alexis DeJoria's third full-time season on the NHRA Mello Yello Series, but the 36-year-old from Venice, Calif., has placed herself in title contention in the highly competitive Funny Car division eight races into the season.

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Worsham wins provisional pole with record run at Thunder Valley

Worsham wins provisional pole with record run at Thunder Valley

June 14th, 2014 1:41 am by Dave Ongie

Del Worsham was faster than lightning on Friday night at Bristol Dragway, and that was enough to give him the provisional pole in the Funny Car division at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Harvick sets blistering pace in Michigan qualifying

Harvick sets blistering pace in Michigan qualifying

June 13th, 2014 6:40 pm by Associated Press

Kevin Harvick posted the fastest qualifying speed in NASCAR's top series since 1987, winning the pole at Michigan International Speedway on Friday at 204.557 mph.

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