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Buescher still in Chase but margin slim

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Chris Buescher remained in position to reach the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Barely. Read More...

McDowell ekes out first career victory

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) Michael McDowell pointed his No. 2 Chevy against a concrete barrier at the finish line, burning his tires in a smoky celebration.

Finally, a late lead didn't disappear for McDowell at Road America. Read More...

Moffitt wins Trucks race on late pass

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Brett Moffitt isn't eligible for the season-ending Chase in the NASCAR Truck Series.

Teammate Timothy Peters is, but on the final lap at Michigan International Speedway, that didn't much matter. Read More...

Top Cup teams face struggle to stay

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) Keeping a dynasty seems even more challenging than creating one. Just ask Hall of Fame car owner Rick Hendrick.

The NASCAR titan has fielded 11 Sprint Cup champions over the past 21 years, won 242 Sprint Cup races and just two seasons ago had all four of his star drivers- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne - in the 16-team championship chase. Read More...

Harvick wins rain-delayed Bristol race

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) Kevin Harvick wasn't worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly what he wanted to win at Bristol Motor Speedway.

"It kind of motivates me," Harvick said Sunday. "I think it's exciting. I like to pass cars." Read More...

Dillon wins wild Bristol Xfinity race

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) Austin Dillon figured fourth place was about all he could get Friday night until the old Brad Keselowski-Kyle Busch rivalry reared up at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Keselowski hit the back of Busch's car as the defending Sprint Cup champ tried to clear him from the lead, cutting down a tire and sending Busch into the wall four laps from the scheduled end. Then just as suddenly Keselowski ran out of gas during the caution - leaving a happily surprised Dillon out front to win the Xfinity race in overtime Friday night. Read More...

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