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Brad Keselowski doesn't mind speaking his mind

Brad Keselowski has ideas and opinions, and he's not afraid to share them. Wouldn't he be better off just concentrating on racing? Well, then he wouldn't be Brad Keselowski, Bob Pockrass writes.

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Turn 4: Most surprising performance?

Who had the most surprising performance at Chicagoland? What about the new postrace inspection rules? Our experts weigh in on that and more.

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Joey Logano's emotional reaction to events in Charlotte (1:13)
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Power Rankings: The Chase heads North

To the victor go the Power Rankings spoils ... at least for a week. As the holder of the only Chase victory of the season, Martin Truex Jr. gets the early nod. The issue going forward: He hasn't been quite as consistent week-to-week as the guys right behind him.

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Edwards wins pole at Loudon for 2nd Chase race

Carl Edwards captured the pole for the third time in the past four New Hampshire races Friday and his sixth total of the Sprint Cup season.

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5dBob Pockrass

Rundown: Kevin Harvick in a hole to start Chase

Kevin Harvick didn't have a lot of luck Sunday at Chicagoland, and now he has work to do the next two weeks to dig out of a hole. Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.

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4dBob Pockrass

NASCAR sued for $500M in race discrimination suit

A man who claims his attempts to help NASCAR become more racially diverse were rebuffed has filed a $500 million lawsuit against NASCAR and its race teams, accusing them of racial discrimination.

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Sprint Cup standings

Martin Truex Jr. takes early Chase lead with convincing win at Chicagoland.

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7dBob Pockrass

Kyle Busch putting good season to use

A year after winning his first Sprint Cup title, Kyle Busch is on the pole -- thanks to his regular-season wins -- and feeling confident heading into Sunday's Chase opener, writes Bob Pockrass.

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8dBob Pockrass

Toyota drivers will be hard to beat in Chase

If you were in charge of designing a Sprint Cup championship T-shirt, you should start working on designs of Toyota drivers first, Bob Pockrass writes.

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7dBob Pockrass

Gentlemen, start your Chase drama

Are we going to have a Chase filled with drama like last season, or are things going to stay relatively calm? Calm is not really the goal of the concept to begin with, writes Bob Pockrass.

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Jones wins Xfinity race; Sieg, Koch reach Chase

Erik Jones held off Kyle Larson to win the Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, allowing Ryan Sieg and Blake Koch to claim the final two spots in the Chase.

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8dBob Pockrass

Newman, Stewart move past Richmond incident

Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman reiterated Friday they have put the incident at Richmond behind them and that there is no need to apologize to each other.

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Police: R. Gordon's dad strangled wife, shot self

Robert Gordon strangled his wife, Sharon Gordon, before shooting himself, police said in announcing the cause of death of former NASCAR and IndyCar driver Robby Gordon's father and stepmother.

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10dBob Pockrass

Kevin Harvick bullish on Chase chances

The intensity Kevin Harvick showed in winning the Sprint Cup title in 2014 can serve him well. Where does he draw the line on being "the bull?" Bob Pockrass asked him about it.

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Turn 4: How will Tony Stewart be remembered?

How will Tony Stewart be remembered? Which drivers for Chevy, Ford and Toyota have the best shot at the title? Our experts weigh in as the Chase looms.

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Power Rankings: Home cooking

Winning at Daytona is special, and Martinsville is neat. But for hometown boy Denny Hamlin, winning at Richmond has to be the best. He's up to second in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

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12dBob Pockrass

Rundown: Kevin Harvick happy with pit crew again

A week after Kevin Harvick blasted his pit crew, they performed flawlessly at Richmond. Is Harvick happy? Yes, he is. Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.

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It's time to end postrace inspections

Businesses need to not only have good people, but have them make the best decisions for the business. It's time for NASCAR to end postrace inspections, writes Ricky Craven.

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Any Volunteer firemen in vicinity of Neyland Stadium, please hose down Vols DB Justin Martin. He's a smodelring piece of toast. #UFvs

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The selections of pit stalls for the Bad Boy Off Road 300 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway have been made. Pole sitter #19-Edwards chose pit stall 1 [as do most pole sitters].