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Harvick wins Nationwide race at Chicagoland

Posted On September 13, 2014

Joliet, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Harvick claimed his fourth victory in the Nationwide Series this season by taking Saturday's Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Kyle Busch dominated most of this race by leading 141 of 200 laps, but Busch fell back to 16th in the field following a round of pit stops…

Ambrose leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Posted On September 13, 2014

Joliet, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - 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. According to a news release from RPM, Ambrose "has informed the organization that he will return to his native home of Australia…

Chicagoland qualifying rained out, Kyle Busch awarded pole

Posted On September 12, 2014

Joliet, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - 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. Qualifying for Sunday's 400-mile Sprint Cup Series race here was scheduled for 5:45 p.m.…

Investigation Into Stewart’s Fatal Sprint Car Incident Complete

Posted On September 12, 2014

(MotorRacingNetwork.com) - The Ontario County (N.Y.) Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that it has completed its investigation into the Aug. 9 sprint car accident between Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr. that killed Ward. “The entire thorough investigation, including a forensic video enhancement recently received from the New York State Police Laboratory in Albany, has been…

Keselowski earns top seed for Chase with Richmond win

Posted On September 06, 2014

Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - After failing to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship last year, Brad Keselowski claimed the top seed for the 10-race playoffs in NASCAR's premier series after winning Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 with an absolutely dominant performance at Richmond International Raceway. Keselowski started on the pole and led…