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Rick Hendrick at news conference

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Hendrick Motorsports down but not out in Chase

Rick Hendrick is one of the most impressive and accomplished team owners in all of American sports. But the 2016 season has not been his team's year in the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

NASCAR racing flag

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Denny Hamlin overcomes major back pain to win at the Glen

As crew chief Mike Wheeler put it after Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, Denny Hamlin wouldn't have driven his car if the schedule simply called for a practice session.

Jeff Gordon, November 2015

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Gordon subbing for Earnhardt at least twice more

Jeff Gordon will remain behind the wheel in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for at least two more weeks in place of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is still dealing with concussion-related issues.

Chris Buescher, Pennsylvania 400 win

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Rookie Pocono winner Buescher fogs up the Chase

When a misty cloud settled over the Pocono Raceway on Monday afternoon, it shrouded rookie Chris Buescher with the laurels of his first career victory in one of the biggest upsets in NASCAR history.

Kyle Busch wins Brickyard 400

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Busch makes winning in Indy look easy

A scepter in the form of a trophy with a silver brick was symbolically passed from one generation to the next at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

Jeff Gordon, November 2015

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Gordon to replace Earnhardt for next two races

Retired driver Jeff Gordon will return to the racetrack for this weekend's Brickyard 400 to replace Dale Earnhardt Jr., who continues to battle concussion-like symptoms.

Earnhardt's concussion plan goes beyond Brickyard

The Dale Earnhardt Jr. concussion watch has begun. After the Sprint Cup teams raced without him at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, it was clear that the presence of NASCAR's most popular driver was missed and unclear what the fu...

Bowman thrilled with his run as Earnhardt Jr.'s sub

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange LOUDON, N.H. -- Even though his dreams of a career-first top-10 finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ended in a wreck against the frontstretch wall, Alex Bowman couldn'...

Jeff Gordon, September 2014

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Gordon to drive at Brickyard if Earnhardt can't race

Retired driver Jeff Gordon will return to the racetrack at next week's Brickyard 400 if Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn't recover from his concussion-like symptoms.

Earnhardt to miss New Hampshire with concussion-like symptoms

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after experiencing concussion-like symptoms, his Hendrick Mo...

Strong racing, close battles highlight first half of season

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has reached its midpoint, and there's one inescapable conclusion: the 2016 rules package has produced some of the closest and most exc...

Auto Racing Glance

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES: NEW HAMPSHIRE 301 (301 laps, 318.46 miles), New Hampshire Motor Speedway; Loudon, N.H. TV: Sunday, July 17, 1:30 p.m. ET -- NBCSN (Radio: Performance Racing Network/SiriusXM Channel 90). THEN AND NOW: This will be ...

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