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  1. Kahne celebrates hard earned Atlanta victory
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    Kahne celebrates hard earned Atlanta victory

  2. Kahne steals win, earns Chase birth
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    Kahne steals win, earns Chase birth

  3. Blaney: 'That was a blast'
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    Blaney: 'That was a blast'

  4. Squirrel squeaks past leaders in Atlanta
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    Squirrel squeaks past leaders in Atlanta

  5. Leaders stack up on late race restart
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    Leaders stack up on late race restart

  6. Kyle Busch and Truex Jr. tangle
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    Kyle Busch and Truex Jr. tangle

  7. Kahne: \x{2018}It was a great night'
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    Kahne: \x{2018}It was a great night'

  8. Post-Race Reactions: Chevrolet Silverado 250
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    Post-Race Reactions: Chevrolet Silverado 250

  9. Post-Race Reactions: Kenseth clinches
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    Post-Race Reactions: Kenseth clinches

  10. Kahne: \x{2018}Unbelievable way to make the Chase'
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    Kahne: \x{2018}Unbelievable way to make the Chase'

  • Column: Stewart's Chase status doesn't matter

    Tony Stewart has one final shot to make the Chase, and it's not a very good one: He must win Saturday night at Richmond, where he last visited Victory Lane in 2002. He sat out three races after his sprint car struck and killed Kevin Ward at a New York dirt track on Aug. 9, and his return to…

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  • Kyle Busch has most wins among active drivers at Richmond

    Busch has four wins (the most among active drivers), 13 top-five finishes and an average finish of 7.0. In one seven-race stretch at the 0.75-mile track from 2009 to 2012, Busch had all four of his wins and did not finish worse than sixth place.

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  • Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain

    His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him. ''Hopefully this is the step in the right direction for what he needs to get better,'' said Sprint Cup driver Denny Hamlin, who finished third in Atlanta. …

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  • Motor racing - Stewart crashes out in NASCAR racing return

    - Tony Stewart crashed halfway through Sunday's NASCAR race and finished 41st in his first time back since he struck and killed a fellow driver in a dirt-track race. Stewart's return to racing Sunday night came three weeks after the August 9 incident in upstate New York that killed 20-year-old…

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  • Stewart crashes out in auto racing return

    Tony Stewart crashed halfway through the NASCAR race and finished 41st in his first time back since he struck and killed a fellow driver in a dirt-track race. Stewart's disappointing return to racing Sunday night came three weeks after the August 9 incident in upstate New York that killed…

    AFP
  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Monday, Sept 1

    Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Monday: - - - - TENNIS U.S. Open (to Sept. 8) Federer marches on as wild weather, upsets hit U.S. Open NEW YORK - Baking heat, rain and the threat of lightning all forced stoppages in play at the U.S. Open on Sunday but Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki…

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  • Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

    Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage. In his first event since his sprint car struck and killed a fellow driver, Stewart slammed the wall twice and settled for a dismal 41st-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, leaving him in a…

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  • Tempers flare between Kyle Busch, Truex Jr. at Atlanta

    Truex came up for air, then continued to harangue Busch's crew chief Dave Rogers. Once the dust settled and Truex's car was rolled away, Busch quickly left without comment, but the 78 driver added his take on what transpired.

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  • Patrick earns career-best finish at Atlanta

    Patrick's story was one of success in the Oral-B USA 500 as she rallied from a 27th-place starting spot for a sixth-place finish, her career-best in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. "Well, I got that in-car camera out of the car and I'm pretty sure that's why we had a good weekend because we had it…

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  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Owner Standings

    PosOwnerCar #PointsLdrNxtPPosG/LAttempts1Rick Hendrick248720010252Rick Hendrick88851-21-2120253Joe Gibbs20794-78-5752254Walter Czarnecki22791-81-340255Roger Penske2782-90-93-2256Jeff Gordon48766-106-1660257Jack Roush99755-117-1181258Tony Stewart4748-124-77-1259Richard Childress31747-125-1902510Jack…

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  • Kasey Kahne wins Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta

    Kahne earns first victory -- and Chase berth -- with thrilling finish In a race that went 10 laps beyond its scheduled distance of 325 laps, Kahne surged past Matt Kenseth on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win for the first time this year and the third time at the…

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  • Early exit for Stewart on return to NASCAR racing

    Tony Stewart received a rapturous welcome and made a fast start before making a premature exit on his return to competitive racing on Sunday, three weeks after he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track in New York. The three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion twice hit the wall at Atlanta…

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  • Updated Chase Grid standings after Atlanta

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  • Tony Stewart exits race after blown tire

    Stewart, making his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start since the Aug. 9 incident that claimed the live of sprint-car driver Kevin Ward Jr., pressed on with a damaged race car, eventually falling a lap down just before the halfway point in the 325-lap race. The two collided in Turn 2, pushing him…

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  • Tony Stewart has rough finish after early surge

    If Sharpie on concrete didn't spell out the overwhelming fan reaction, the roaring ovation for Stewart as his name was called in driver introductions made it loud and clear. On a muggy Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway that featured a little bit of everything -- a cat or squirrel or both on…

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  • Blaney's pass in final turn wins Truck Series race

    Ryan Blaney edged German Quiroga by 0.049 seconds to win the Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. The win Sunday was Blaney's first of the season, but third of his career. Blaney and Quiroga drag-raced off the last corner to the finish line after Blaney made a…

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