Chase Notes Following Chicagoland

“Chase Notes,” a new feature to Turn4RacingNews.com for the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup will bring fans the major storylines following each race. It will include race statistics, a rundown of where the contenders finished, a Chase Grid update, and list of the events that impacted Chase competitors throughout the race.

Here’s this week’s edition following a wild start to the playoff’s at Chicagoland Speedway.1Chicagoland

Chasing the Cup: Championship 4 Power Rankings Ahead of Chicago

It will take ten momentous weeks to capture the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Consistency will be vital as one bad run can throw a competitor’s mindset off and lead to mistakes.

Last season, fans witnessed an intense and dramatic final ten races. The potential is high for more excitement this fall as teams know what it takes to claim the title under the new format.  Continue reading “Chasing the Cup: Championship 4 Power Rankings Ahead of Chicago”

Chicagoland Weekly Racing Schedule

The Chase for the Sprint Cup is here. Action kicks-off from Chicagoland Speedway on Friday as the 16 challengers prepare for Sunday’s battle. Joining them on track this week will be the NASCAR XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series for a tripleheader weekend.

Don’t miss a second of the action with the complete schedule for the Chase opener.

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The Road to Miami: The Challenger Round Surprised, or Did It?

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Photo: Getty Imgaes

The opening Challenger Round of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship turned out to be an interesting set of three races. It’s tough to classify the round as ‘surprising’ when in most ways – it really wasn’t. However, in some cases– it definitely was. The competition proved to be fierce on every lap and it set the tone for the remaining seven events.

Continue reading “The Road to Miami: The Challenger Round Surprised, or Did It?”

Paint Scheme Report: Chicagoland Speedway

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A new feature to Turn 4 Racing News, the “Paint Scheme Report” will depict which cars came to the track looking great and which ones did not. This social media driven report will use pictures found on twitter and discuss what’s great or not so great about the different schemes.

This week, NASCAR is in the “Windy City” of Chicago, IL for the opening race in the Challenger Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. With a lot on the line for the 16 Chase competitors, they each hope for a good run in order to gain some momentum because that is the key to this season’s championship. Sponsors want their cars looking good this weekend as all eye’s are on Chicaogland Speedway. Many teams brought out their primary paint schemes, but we’ll still take a look at them in this week’s edition of the Paint Scheme Report. Continue reading “Paint Scheme Report: Chicagoland Speedway”

Chase Elliott, JR Motorsports Continue Impressive Season with Chicagoland Victory

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Photo- Getty Images

In another outstanding performance, 18-year old Chase Elliott made it to victory lane for the third time this season. The No. 9 team stole the show throughout the night as they proved early on they were the ones to beat at Chicagoland Speedway. Continue reading “Chase Elliott, JR Motorsports Continue Impressive Season with Chicagoland Victory”

Trackside Duo: September 21, 2013

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Photo- Getty Images

The Chase contenders were separated from the pretenders last Sunday in an never-ending day at Chicagoland. Chase contender Matt Kenseth’s victory further enhanced his championship case while Chase pretender Joey Logano didn’t come out of the gates hot in his Chase debut. It was only the first race, but a tone was set for the remaining nine weeks. Who can remain a contender will be determined this weekend as the Cup Series takes on the Magic Mile in New Hampshire. Continue reading “Trackside Duo: September 21, 2013”