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HAMPTON, GA - AUGUST 29: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia.  (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Elk Grove’s Larson Still In Hunt For NASCAR’s Chase

There are only two spots in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship up for grabs headed into NASCAR’s regular-season finale at Richmond, where a first-time winner this season could snag a last-minute berth. Kasey […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/04/2014

HAMPTON, GA - AUGUST 31: Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, drives to the garage area after an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Tony Stewart Wrecks In NASCAR Return

Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage. His night was done. Not the way he wanted to come back to racing. In his first event […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/02/2014

HAMPTON, GA - AUGUST 31: Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Kahne Clinches Chase Berth After Thrilling Victory

Kasey Kahne’s “downer” year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most. Kahne charged past Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/01/2014

HAMPTON, GA - AUGUST 29:  Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, speaks to the media prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. Stewart hit and killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a dirt track race August 9, after Ward Jr. had exited his car. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tony Stewart Speaks Out For First Time Since Tragedy

Speaking quietly and with a trembling voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said Friday that the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track for the first time […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/29/2014

LONG POND, PA - AUGUST 01:  Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Code 3 / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, gets into his car in the garage during Practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway on August 1, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

BREAKING: Tony Stewart To Return To Competition Sunday

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race. The three-time NASCAR champion […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/28/2014

WATKINS GLEN, NY - AUGUST 08:  Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Don’t Count Out Kenseth For Sprint Cup Title

Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat. He doesn’t feel any less confident about his title chances this season even though he has not visited Victory Lane. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/28/2014

BRISTOL, TN - AUGUST 23:  Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Logano Edges Keselowski For First Bristol Win

Joey Logano is looking more and more like a Sprint Cup title contender. Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/24/2014

BROOKLYN, MI - AUGUST 17:  Jeff Burton, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, stands on the grid prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Robert Reiners/Getty Images)

Stewart To Sit Out Bristol, Burton Named Replacement

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he’s skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race. Stewart’s decision was […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 10:  Team owner Joe Gibbs watches the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 10, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Joe Gibbs: Tony Stewart Is ‘A Racer’s Racer’

Joe Gibbs is waiting for Tony Stewart to emerge from seclusion to reach out to his former driver. Stewart has been in isolation since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. in an Aug. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

BROOKLYN, MI - AUGUST 15:  A fan of Tony Stewart fan looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Grief Gives No Timetable On Stewart Return

There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss. None of those studies offer a clean timetable on when the roller coaster of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/18/2014

BROOKLYN, MI - AUGUST 17: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, gets out of his car after an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson Involved In Fiery Wreck

Kyle Larson hesitated ever so slightly before getting out of his car after crashing into the wall. A new NASCAR rule was announced Friday ordering drivers to stay in their cars after accidents until they’re […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/18/2014

BROOKLYN, MI - AUGUST 17:  Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, is sprayed with champagne by his crew chief, Alan Gustafson, in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Late Restart Propels Gordon To Michigan Win

Jeff Gordon’s third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart. Gordon got the better of Joey Logano and led Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway with 16 laps remaining. After […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/18/2014

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