Brad Keselowski's winning momentum in the Sprint Cup Series continued on Friday, as he claimed the pole for the Sylvania 300 with a new track qualifying record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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Last Saturday, Crafton's second-place finish coupled with a 14th-place run for Johnny Sauter at Chicagoland allowed Crafton to take a five-point lead over his ThorSport Racing teammate. Sauter held a seven-point advantage prior to Chicagoland.
After Kentucky, Nationwide will join Sprint Cup at Dover, Kansas and Charlotte and then take two weeks off before it rejoins Cup at Texas, Phoenix and Homestead.
It's the first time in his Sprint Cup career that he has scored back-to-back victories.
The Ontario County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday that a grand jury will determine if charges should be filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart for his involvement in a fatal accident during the Aug. 9 sprint car race at a dirt track in Upstate New York.
After winning the regular season finale at Richmond and then the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup at Chicagoland, Brad Keselowski is proving he's the championship favorite.
Richard Petty Motorsports revealed on Saturday that Marcos Ambrose will not return as driver of the No. 9 Ford for the team in the Sprint Cup Series in 2015.
Persistent rain at Chicagoland Speedway forced the postponement of Friday night's Lucas Oil 225 Camping World Truck Series race.
Persistent rain during the late afternoon and into the early evening forced NASCAR to cancel Friday's qualifying for the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- the MyAFibStory.com 400 -- at Chicagoland Speedway.