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NASCAR's 'Chase' is survival of the fittest

...he stay there?As one of three drivers in the playoffs without a victory, Biffle hopes a recent test at the 1.5-mile track in Joliet, Ill., will help his Roush Fenway Racing team keep in step with the powerhouse teams at Hendrick Motorsports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-10/nascars-chase-survival-fit
Logano has thrived since joining Penske

...are struggling.Keselowski also has three wins this year. Together, the Penske cars have won three times on 1.5-mile tracks, which make up half of the speedways in the 10-race Chase.It's one reason why Keselowski considers his teammate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-27/logano-has-thrived-joining
Impromptu kiss by Dale Jarrett has become an Indy tradition

...invitation for NASCAR to come aboard.On Aug. 4, 1994, NASCAR hit the track for its first practice on the 2 1/2-mile track. Cup veteran Ken Schrader was the first driver to complete a lap. Greg Sacks was the first to bring out a yellow flag...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-24/impromptu-kiss-dale-jarret
Juan Pablo Montoya earns IndyCar pole

...Series event at Winchester Speedway.The 59-year-old Schrader had a track-record lap at 113.737 mph on the half-mile track that is celebrating its 100th anniversary.VOTING UNDER WAY: Fans of Josh Wise now have Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s 11-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-05/juan-pablo-montoya-earns-indycar-
Brad Keselowski wins again in Kentucky

...Keselowski, also the winner in Las Vegas, became the first driver this season with multiple victories on 1.5-mile tracks that make up much of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The circuit won't see another such track until late August at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-28/brad-keselowski-wins-again
Trixton wins the Hambletonian at New Meadowlands Racetrack

...trains the horse, the 8-year-old Sebastian K romped home in 1:50, equaling the world record for trotters on a mile track. Set off at odds of 1-5, Sebastian K won by four lengths. He won for the seventh time in eight starts this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-02/trixton-wins-hambletonian
Brad Keselowski 'not content' with strong start

...Daytona looking to build on February's third-place run at the 500 and extend a recent run of top-10s on the 2.5-mile track. He enters with momentum following a commanding Kentucky performance in which he and teammate Joey Logano began on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-29/brad-keselowski-not-conten
Sprint Cup Series race in Kentucky hard to gauge

...Jr., who have posted multiple top 10s on the 1.5-mile-track and aim to finally close the deal. All are hungry to...before the Chase and marks the circuit's last 1.5-mile track until Atlanta on Labor Day weekend. Kurt Busch believes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-27/sprint-cup-series-race-ken
Road-course specialist Marcos Ambrose eyes spot in Chase

...managed to grab the checkered flag. Ambrose has five finishes of eighth or better in six career starts at the 1.99-mile track."We know that the race here this weekend and in Watkins Glen, the two road races, are our best chance to win a race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-20/road-course-specialist-mar
Brad Keselowski set Dover record en route to pole

...444 mph to win the pole at Dover International Speedway.Keselowski won his second pole of the season Friday on the mile track and fifth of his career. He also has six starts from second this season, making him one of the top front-row performers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-30/brad-keselowski-set-dover-