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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-
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 '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
Kevin Harvick sets track record en route to Sprint Cup pole in Kansas

...Harvick has a second consecutive shot at winning from the pole at Kansas Speedway.Harvick was back on top at the 1.5-mile track, posting a track record to help propel him to his second pole of the season.He posted his record 194.658 mph lap...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-09/kevin-harvick-sets-track-r
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-
Record lap puts Denny Hamlin on pole for Sprint Cup race at Pocono

...from the pole in 2006. He also won races on the 2½-mile track in 2009 and 2010.INDYCAR SERIES: In Fort Worth, Texas...qualifying Friday at the high-banked, high-speed 1½-mile track for his 34th career pole.Josef Newgarden qualified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-06/record-lap-puts-denny-haml
Jimmie Johnson goes for third win in a row

...because of its location above the entrance to the infield, has been removed.The curb shot drivers up on the 2½-mile track and was widely considered one of the toughest in NASCAR. Pocono instead created a 15-foot apron designed to improve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-07/jimmie-johnson-goes-third-
Jeff Gordon says he will retire if back pain persists

...just slightly faster than Conway, making the most of the opportunity to slip, slide and speed around the 2.36-mile track."It's a bit like downhill skiing," Pagenaud said. "It's quite enjoyable. It's like dancing with the car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-30/jeff-gordon-says-he-will-r