The Associated Press

Chase for championship: Elliott a NASCAR title contender

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JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Kevin Harvick considered the list of young drivers often suggested as NASCAR's next big stars and replacements for departed veterans Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhardt Jr. He suggested that only one prospect could truly hook a new generation of fans....

Veteran Grubb named crew chief for rest of Kahne's season

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Hendrick Motorsports has replaced driver Kasey Kahne's crew chief for the rest of the season....

Truex opens NASCAR's playoffs with win at Chicagoland

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JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Martin Truex Jr. backed up his regular-season dominance with a victory Sunday in NASCAR's playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway....

Police make ID in plane crash that took NASCAR racer's life

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NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Authorities have identified the second person killed in a Connecticut plane crash that claimed the life of NASCAR modified champion racer Ted Christopher....

Allgaier wins NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland

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JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Justin Allgaier threw a victory bash in front of his home-state fans....