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Jeff Gordon wins at Dover in Chase elimination race

...drivers will be eliminated in the next three-race segment that starts next week at Kansas Speedway.Kasey Kahne was the last driver to make the Chase cut. Kevin Harvick also advanced, along with Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-28/jeff-gordon-wins-dover-cha
Denny Hamlin wins Bristol pole in record fashion

...first three races.Kurt Busch was the highest SHR qualifier at 13th, but Harvick was 27th and Danica Patrick was the last driver to qualify on speed at 36th. Team co-owner Tony Stewart had to use a provisional to make it in the field and will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-14/denny-hamlin-wins-bristol-
Jimmie Johnson goes for third win in a row

...Johnson storms into today's Pocono Raceway trying to become the first driver to win three in a row since 2007.The last driver to threepeat?Johnson, of course. He steamrolled to five consecutive victories in 2007 en route to 10 total and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-07/jimmie-johnson-goes-third-
Jimmie Johnson pulls off Daytona sweep

...involved in the final lap melee were driving the wrong way down pit road to get to the garage.Bobby Allison was the last driver to sweep the Daytona races in 1982. Fireball Roberts also did it in 1962, while Cale Yarborough did it in 1968 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-06/jimmie-johnson-pulls-daytona-swee
Petty defends role as polarizing voice in NASCAR

...and then he goes personal," Petty said. "So I'm just not going to acknowledge it."It's unlikely it's the last driver disagreement Petty will have this year. After that, who knows?Speed flips to Fox Sports 1 later this month, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-08-05/petty-defends-role-polariz
Driver dies in crash at Le Mans

...Martin Racing said in a statement on its website.Sebastien Enjolras lost his life in pre-qualifying in 1997. The last driver fatality in the 24-hour race itself was Jo Gartner in 1986.The worst crash in Le Mans history occurred in 1955 when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-22/driver-dies-crash-le
Greg Biffle wins at Michigan

...victory was his 18th on the Cup circuit.Earnhardt won at MIS in June, snapping a four-year losing streak. The last driver to sweep the two Cup races at MIS was Labonte in 1995.Earnhardt bounced back with a nice showing amid adversity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-08-19/greg-biffle-wins-michigan
Joey Logano on Homestead pole

...and Jimmie Johnson in the Chase for the Championship by running 176.056 mph on the 1.5- mile oval. He was the last driver to go out and he easily knocked Marcos Ambrose off the pole. "We were real good in practice and we made the right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-11-16/joey-logano-homestead-pole
Ragan claims Brickyard 400 pole

David Ragan was one of the last drivers to make a qualifying run today and turned a lap at 182.994 mph to bump Jimmie Johnson from the pole for the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-07-30/ragan-claims-brickyard-400
Wheldon's death raises questions

...that race in that series, and I'd just rather see them on street circuits and road courses. No more ovals."The last driver to die in IndyCar before Wheldon was Paul Dana, who was killed during the warm-up for the 2006 season-opener in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-10-17/wheldons-death-raises-questions