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Weekend Preview: Busch, Kahne Inside Top 12 With Eight Races Remaining to Chase for the Championship

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JOLIET, Ill., (July 8, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the heat and humidity of the Midwest as Chicagoland Speedway hosts Saturday night’s LifeLock.com 400. Sitting nearly 50 miles from the Windy City, Chicagoland represents the start of the second-half of NASCAR’s 36 race regular-season point’s schedule.

Seven Dodge Chargers will compete in the event including Kurt Busch and Kasey Kahne, both of which sit inside the top-12 in the Sprint Cup driver standings with only eight races remaining in the ‘Race to the Chase’.

Dodge has one victory (R. Newman – 2003) in eight races at…

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Weekend Preview: Busch, Kahne Inside Top 12 With Eight Races Remaining to Chase for the Championship

Yamaha Team to Drive Challenger SRT8 in Grand Prix Races

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MotoGP Fiat Yamaha Team riders with a Dodge Challenger SRT8

MotoGP Fiat Yamaha Team riders former World Champion Valentino Rossi (right) and Jorge Lorenzo (left) switched gears to the 425-horsepower 6.1-liter HEMI engine of the Dodge Challenger SRT8 as they prepare for the MotoGP Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix races in Laguna Seca, California. While it’s not as nimble as their MotoGP bikes, the modern version of this iconic American muscle car sets its own performance standards whether on the street or on the track…

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Yamaha Team to Drive Challenger SRT8 in Grand Prix Races

Weekend Results: Kurt Busch Finishes Fifth In Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

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DAYTONA, Fla. (Saturday, July 4, 2009) — Kurt Busch scored his ninth top-five finish in 18 starts at Daytona International Speedway Saturday night, driving the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger to a fifth-place finish in the Coke Zero 400 at the 2.5-mile superspeedway.

Kasey Kahne was involved in a couple of mishaps including a hard crash on the final lap, but still managed to finish 15th in the No. 9 Budweiser Dodge to move to 12th in the season point standings. It’s the first time since the eighth race (Phoenix) of the season that Kahne has been in…

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Weekend Results: Kurt Busch Finishes Fifth In Coke Zero 400 at Daytona