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Harbin and Brooks earn eNASCAR Heat Pro League wins in Chicago

Josh Harbin (ThAbEaR_95) earns his team a playoff berth with his victory while Justin Brooks (mrTRACKBAR33) becomes the third driver to score multiple race victories during the inaugural season.

Alex Bowman’s win just part of Hendrick Motorsports’ big day 

In addition to Alex Bowman getting his first NASCAR Cup Series win, all four Hendrick Motorsports drivers finished in the top 11 at Chicagoland Speedway.

2019 Chicagoland ARCA/NASCAR weekend Schedule

Chicagoland Speedway will host all three NASCAR national series and ARCA as well this weekend in Joliet, IL - located just southwest of Chicago.

Aric Almirola was strong at Chicagoland, but "we have to be perfect"

Aric Almirola was good – very good – Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway but unfortunately he needed to be great.

Clint Bowyer rebounds from “confusion” on pit road at Chicagoland

Clint Bowyer rebounded from multiple pit road speeding penalties in Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at Chicagoland Speedway to score his third consecutive top-five finish.

Larson "can't be mad" at Kyle Busch after "one hell of a show"

Kyle Larson finished second again but this one was “a hell of a show.”

Dale Jr: First NBC Cup commentary with wild finish “felt so good”

Dale Earnhardt Jr says his first NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series commentary for NBCSN at Chicagoland Speedway “ticks a lot of boxes for me”.

Kyle Busch to fans: "I don't know what you all are whining about"

Kyle Busch took the win at Chicagoland Speedway after sparks flew on the final lap between he and Kyle Larson.

Kyle Busch and Larson collide in spectacular finish at Chicagoland

Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson hit each other on the final lap and Busch emerged with his fifth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of the season.

Harvick steals Stage 2 win with daring last-lap pass at Chicagoland

Kevin Harvick passed Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kurt Busch on the last lap to claim the Stage 2 victory at Chicagoland Speedway.

Aric Almirola earns first ever stage win at Chicagoland

Aric Almirola cruised to victory over Kyle Larson in Stage 1 of Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.

Paul Menard takes surprise pole at Chicagoland

A Ford at the top of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying was not a surprise but the driver certainly was.

Brad Keselowski leads the way in final practice at Chicagoland

Saturday’s final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session at Chicagoland Speedway featured a role reversal for two manufacturers.

Ryan Blaney tops first Cup practice at Chicagoland

Hendrick Motorsports led the way for the majority of Saturday's first practice, but a new name arrived at the top of the board in the closing moments.

Moffitt earns much-needed win in last-lap pass at Chicagoland

Brett Moffitt scored an impressive Camping World Truck Series win at Chicagoland Speedway Friday night.

GMS Take on Trucks: Justin Haley's first win a "long time coming"

Justin Haley is still celebrating his first NASCAR Trucks win as his GMS Racing team prepares for Chicagoland.

Where the top half of the playoff field stands after Chicagoland

With one race down and nine to go to determine the Monster Energy Cup Series champion, half of the playoff field trails Martin Truex Jr., by at least 63 points — basically an entire race.

Truex Jr. can't deny "this is the best position I've ever been in"

Martin Truex Jr. has watched during his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career as other drivers have put together dominating seasons featuring multiple wins and ending with a championship.

Pit road vexes playoff teams in Chicago, derailing Kyle Busch's race

Pit road mistakes were common and generally costly for several Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title contenders on Sunday.

Harvick on podium: "We finished right where we should have"

Kevin Harvick raced his way to a podium finish at Chicagoland Speedway.

Chase Elliott's "flawless" performance impresses Rick Hendrick

Chase Elliott ended the day just short – again – of his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory but perhaps did gain something just as important.

Bowyer "bummed" to miss the playoffs, but "a win is what I'm after"

Clint Bowyer ran strong at Richmond Raceway, but a combination of mistakes and bad luck precluded him from winning his way into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoffs.

Which playoff driver will prevail at Chicagoland?

The first race of the first round kicks off at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday.

Dale Jr. emphasizes why it's important to keep pushing in the playoffs

With no opportunity to participate in the NASCAR playoffs in his final full-time season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team are turning to other goals to continue to motivate them.

Wild late-race restart propels Allgaier to Xfinity win at Chicagoland

Two great restarts by Justin Allgaier provided a victory that will launch him into the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs in style.

Truex tops second NASCAR Cup practice at Chicagoland

Martin Truex Jr. was the first driver on the track at Chicagoland Speedway for second practice and his quick lap speed of 180.650mph held up during the 50-minute session on Saturday.

NASCAR Xfinity Series 2017 playoff field set to be decided

Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway is the final opportunity for Xfinity Series drivers to race their way into the playoffs.

Johnny Sauter takes Chicagoland Truck win as playoff grid is set

The reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion showed he’s ready for two-in-a-row.

Kyle Busch takes Chicagoland pole in JGR front row lockout

Kyle Busch swept all three rounds of qualifying for the Tales of the Turtles 400 on Friday at Chicagoland Speedway.

Leavine Family Racing still exploring driver options for 2018

Leavine Family Racing owner Bob Leavine said Friday his organization is “50-50” on whether it will expand to a two-car team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next season.

Kyle Busch leads Toyota 1-2-3-4 in first Chicagoland practice

Kyle Busch bumped Denny Hamlin from the top of the speed chart in the closing minutes of first practice at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday.

Christopher Bell wins in his only ARCA start of the 2017 season

Christopher Bell is winning in just about everything he drives this season.

NASCAR Chicagoland penalty report: Nine different Cup teams affected

Two teams were hit with P3 level penalties this week, seven got warnings and one will lose their pit stall selection for the second race of the Chase.

Analysis: How NASCAR stars are trying to “swerve” rules after the checker

Don’t stop watching NASCAR’s drivers after the checkered flag falls – there are some strange goings on occurring after that. Lee Spencer explains why.

Blaney: Sunday's finish shows everybody "that we deserve to run up front”

Chase Elliott wasn’t the only Sprint Cup Series rookie in contention to win at Chicagoland Speedway.

Team Penske ends Chase opener with strong result

When the Chase for the Sprint Cup kicked off this week in Chicago, Toyotas were the talk of the town.

Truex on Harvick: "He just hit me for no reason"

Martin Truex Jr. scored a huge win in the Chase-opener at Chicagoland Speedway, but it did not come easy.

Truex fails post-race inspection for second consecutive week

It didn’t take long for teams to test NASCAR’s new policy for post-race violations in Chase races.

Elliott comes up short again, but "expected" a caution to come out

Chase Elliott has been in this situation too many times already this season for his liking, but Sunday’s result appeared to be easier to accept because the circumstances were beyond he and his team’s control.

Truex wins his way into second round of the Chase

Martin Truex Jr.’s luck prevailed again to win Chicagoland’s Chase-opening Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 Sprint Cup race after a thrilling overtime restart.

Erik Jones secures place as top Chase seed with Chicagoland win

Erik Jones capitalized on the late-race misfortune of Kyle Busch to win Saturday’s Drive for Safety 300 at Chicagoland Speedway and cement his No. 1 seed in the inaugural Xfinity Series championship Chase.

Larson tops final practice at Chicagoland

Kyle Larson swept the top spot in Xfinity Series practices on Saturday posting a fast lap of 183.299mph (29.460-sec.) in Happy Hour at Chicagoland Speedway.

Larson leads second Cup practice at Chicagoland

Kyle Larson topped the speed charts in second Sprint Cup practice at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.

Kyle Busch plays spoiler at Chicagoland as Chase field is set

Kyle Busch wasn’t eligible to compete in the Camping World Truck Series’ inaugural championship Chase but he and his Kyle Busch Motorsports organization still had a large role to play.

Jimmie Johnson leads the first practice session of the Chase

NASCAR Sprint Cup teams ran an abbreviated practice session on Friday after rain compressed activities at Chicagoland Speedway.

Truex named the pre-Chase favorite by Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch enters the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup as the top seed, but the defending champion doesn’t believe he’s the odds-on favorite in this year’s 10-race playoff.

Kyle Busch to kick off title defense from pole at Chicagoland

Seeding in the Chase for the Sprint Cup provided an unexpected bonus on Friday when persistent rain showers forced NASCAR to cancel qualifying and set the field for Sunday’s race at Chicagoland Speedway per the rulebook.

Kyle Busch "playing with house money," not feeling any Chase pressure

This time one year ago, Kyle Busch found himself in a very similar position to the one he does now, but the path there has certainly been different.

Chase surprise Chris Buescher: "We don't want to be the first ones out"

Not a single person could have predicted that Chris Buescher and Front Row Motorsports would be part of the 2016 Chase field, but here they are.

RCR teammates Dillon and Menard move past Richmond drama

Unless you’re Kyle Larson, it’s tough entering the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a target on your back.

Tony Stewart: NASCAR doesn't want repeat of Logano/Kenseth feud

Tony Stewart is ready to move on from his on-track and verbal confrontation with Ryan Newman from a week ago but he acknowledged that will probably require a visit to the NASCAR hauler before Friday’s practice at Chicagoland Speedway.