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By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Three races remain until the 2016 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup begins, and already 12 drivers have locked up a spot in the Chase Grid by way of winning a race. With Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Martin Truex Jr., Kurt Busch, Joey Logano, Tony Stewart and Chris Buescher finding victory lane already, that leaves four spots left up for grabs over the next three weeks. Here are the drivers that are left battling forRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor He may not be locked into his first Chase Berth just yet, but Kyle Larson took a huge step toward securing his first chance at battling for a championship in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Larson started the day 19th in the championship standings, and kept himself in a position for a top-10 finish all day long. He rolled off from the grid in the 10th position, and at a track where it’s hard to pass, that helped Larson stay in theRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor The Coke Zero 400 at Daytona was an unusually mellow restrictor plate race, until it wasn’t. On lap 89, all hell broke loose when Jamie McMurray received a tap from Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet. McMurray broke loose and spun into an entire field of drivers going 200-miles-per-hour. In all, 19 drivers couldn’t avoid piling into what turned out to be ‘the big one.’ The big one in Daytona. #CokeZero400 — NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) July 3, 2016 Among those involved were several driversRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Christopher Bell won a dramatic Drivin’ For Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday night, and by claiming his second career victory in the Camping World Truck Series, Bell became the fifth different Truck Series points eligible driver to win a race in the first nine races of the season. What this essentially means is that the eight driver grid that will make up the inaugural Camping World Truck Series Chase for the Championship is getting pretty damn full, pretty damn quickly and thereRead More