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Comcast to sponsor NASCAR’s second-tier series

Posted On September 06, 2014

Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - NASCAR and Comcast have reached a 10-year agreement for the cable television company to sponsor the auto racing circuit's second-tier series. Currently known as the Nationwide Series, the property will be called the NASCAR Xfinity Series starting on Jan. 1, 2015. The 10-year term matches the longest single agreement around…

Keselowski grabs pole for Chase-cutoff race at Richmond

Posted On September 05, 2014

Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Brad Keselowski claimed his fourth pole in the Sprint Cup Series this season after winning Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Keselowski, the driver of the No. 2 Ford for Team Penske, will start first in Saturday night's 400-lap event after turning a lap…

Richmond is Bowyer’s last opportunity to make the Chase

Posted On September 05, 2014

Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Clint Bowyer's memories from last year's Chase-cutoff race at Richmond International Raceway is the furthest thing from his mind right now. In fact, Bowyer has only thing on his mind heading into Saturday night's regular-season-ending race in the Sprint Cup Series -- clinching a spot in the championship Chase.This weekend marks…

This Week in Auto Racing Sept. 5 – 7

Posted On September 05, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Sprint Cup Series is at Richmond International Raceway for the Chase-cutoff race this weekend. The Nationwide Series is also competing at Richmond. Formula One is in Monza, Italy for the Italian Grand Prix. NASCARSprint Cup SeriesFederated Auto Parts 400 - Richmond International Raceway - Richmond, VirginiaClint Bowyer's memories from last year's Chase-cutoff…

Kahne wins at Atlanta, Stewart crashes and finishes 41st

Posted On September 01, 2014

Hampton, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kasey Kahne clinched a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning Sunday night's Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, while Tony Stewart wrecked at the halfway point and finished 41st in his return to racing. In a long race that featured two green-white-checkered finish attempts, Kahne…