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  • Kyle Busch rides steady into Richmond after last year's epic fail

    Kyle Busch rides steady into Richmond after last year's epic fail
    HAMPTON, Ga. — The lasting image of Kyle Busch from a year ago is a solitary man in his motor home, trying to put out the fire inside. A bad call from his crew chief Dave Rogers crushed Busch's shot at making the 2012 Chase for the Championship in...
  • The Chase isn't on yet, but NASCAR drivers are chasing ... Chase spots

    The Chase isn't on yet, but NASCAR drivers are chasing ... Chase spots
    With one race left until NASCAR's Chase for the Cup playoff starts, seven drivers so far are guaranteed to be part of the 10-race championship hunt. Five spots remain open in the 12-driver Chase, and several drivers — including reigning champion...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Five degrees of Chase Clinch-a-tion

    The Backstretch Blog: Five degrees of Chase Clinch-a-tion
    There is just one race left til the chase for the championship begins and seven drivers have clinched a spot in NASCAR 's version of the playoffs. Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch are locked in the top...
  • Kurt Busch relishes underdog role in last chance to make NASCAR's Chase

    RICHMOND — Kurt Busch is a past Sprint Cup Series champion and currently holds a six-point cushion for 10th place in the Cup standings: the final automatic position into the Chase. And yet the question about whether he felt like an underdog to...
  • Gordon wins pole at Richmond, Bowyer starts forth

    Gordon wins pole at Richmond, Bowyer starts forth
    Jeff Gordon will try to race his way into NASCAR's playoffs from the pole position.     The four-time champion turned a track-record qualifying lap of 130.599 mph at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night to win his 73rd career pole position, and...
  • Kurt Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano squeeze into pack of Chase qualifiers

    Kurt Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano squeeze into pack of Chase qualifiers
    RICHMOND, Va. — NASCAR conspiracy theorists certainly will love what transpired at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night. A caution with eight laps to go, caused by Clint Bowyer's spin, helped his Michael Waltrip Racing teammate Martin...
  • Carl Edwards wins at Richmond; Brad Keselowski doesn't make Chase

    Carl Edwards wins at Richmond; Brad Keselowski doesn't make Chase
    Carl Edwards won the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday and finished as the Sprint Cup Series regular-season points leader as NASCAR heads into its 10-race Chase, starting Sept. 15 at Chicagoland. Edwards' victory was...
  • Bowyer's spin benefits teammate, clouds finish to Chase-setting race at Richmond

     Bowyer's spin benefits teammate, clouds finish to Chase-setting race at Richmond
    RICHMOND — Two lessons were learned from Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday about the affect of teammates in setting the 12-driver field for the Chase for the championship: One unsettling, mudding the regular-...
  • Clint Bowyer's NASCAR controversy not over as Chase begins

    Clint Bowyer's NASCAR controversy not over as Chase begins
    RICHMOND, Va. — Clint Bowyer is the greatest teammate, the most unselfish dude on Planet Earth. Clint Bowyer is an unethical company suckup, a guy with no moral compass, and a cheat. Mr. Bowyer's this-or-that image problem put NASCAR squarely in...
  • The Backstretch Blog: May I take your order?

    Okay let's just cut to the chase, did Michael Waltrip racing and Kansas native Clint Bowyer, use team orders to get teammate Martin Truex, Jr into the chase? First lets look at the evidence. There is the spin. The audio from Bowyer's scanner on Saturday...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR Chase controversy, Formula One and more

    Five thoughts on NASCAR Chase controversy, Formula One and more
    Looking back at the weekend's motor-racing action, including the controversial NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Richmond, Va.; new Cup driver Kyle Larson and Formula One's Italian Grand Prix, five things come to mind: 1. The Chase field likely won't be changed...