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One last victory lap

...Jimmie John-son arrived Sunday night and immediately started his whirlwind schedule as the newly-crowned NASCAR Nextel Cup Series champion. In a six-day period, Johnson will make at least 21 official appearances, culminating with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/29/nas_154517.shtml
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Title is on line today

...And it's apparently going to be the farewell to IndyCar for Franchitti, who is expected to join Chip Ganassi's NASCAR Nextel Cup team in 2008. FORMULA ONE: In Monza, Italy, Fernando Alonso isn't letting his team's involvement in an ongoing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/09/nas_143031.shtml
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Johnson's crew chief gets back on track

...on their cars before a race in June at Sonoma, Calif. Jimmie Johnson, who has worked with Knaus for his entire NASCAR Nextel Cup career, had a solid third-place finish, while four-time Cup champion Jeff Gordon ran in the top five most of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/22/nas_140649.shtml
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Stewart becomes brick slayer

...ground. But two years after winning at the Brickyard for the first time in his career and two weeks after winning a NASCAR Nextel Cup race for the first time this season, the laid-back Stewart coasted to victory in the Allstate 400. "The first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/30/nas_137707.shtml
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Montoya begins historic quest from the front row

...win both an open-wheel race and a stock-car event at the Brickyard in today's Allstate 400. Victors in the NASCAR Nextel Cup race mark their success by kissing the swath of bricks that mark the track's start-finish line. Montoya, though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/29/nas_137605.shtml
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Bristol's changes receive approval

...racing reporter Jerry Punch. "It's certainly a dream come true for me to come back and be a part of this team for NASCAR Nextel Cup competition," said Punch, who worked as a pit road reporter for ESPN's previous coverage. ESPN and partner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/26/nas_137173.shtml
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Hendrick hasn't lost edge, rivals maintain

...of Tomorrow races, those usual suspects have been cars from Hendrick Motorsports. But lately, the rest of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series seems to have caught up. After winning the first five races featuring the sport's futuristic car, Hendrick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/01/nas_134288.shtml
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Blaney drives Toyota to breakthrough pole

LOUDON, N.H. - Dave Blaney finally gave Toyota something to celebrate Friday, winning the pole for the NASCAR Nextel Cup race at New Hampshire International Speedway. It's been a long, difficult first season in Cup for the Japanese...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/30/nas_134229.shtml
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'Monster Mile' brings Mears down off high

DOVER, Del. - The euphoria that followed Casey Mears' first NASCAR Nextel Cup Series victory didn't last long. Dover International Speedway has provided a difficult dose of reality for the nephew of racing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/03/nas_130856.shtml
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Back in the groove

...final lap of the season opener. Five races later, Kenseth has made quite a comeback - moving from 40th to fourth in NASCAR Nextel Cup points with 836, 130 behind leader Jeff Gordon. "When I look at how everything went, I don't think we can be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/13/nas_124516.shtml
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