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Dodge Drivers Impress at Chicagoland

After a weather delay of almost 24 hours, the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup received the green flag Monday at Chicagoland Speedway – race No. 1 of 10 that will decide this year’s champion.

 

Weather was much of the story all weekend. Teams arrived into the Chicago area to unseasonably cool conditions on Friday that transitioned into rain showers on Sunday, postponing a Chase race for the first time since its inception in 2004.

 

Race day provided a fast, but green race track as heavy showers washed away the rubber that had built…

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Dodge Drivers Impress at Chicagoland

Kurt Busch Collects Fifth Top 10 Finish of Season

 

Kurt Busch recorded his fifth top-10 finish of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season Saturday night in the Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway as all three Dodge drivers led laps in the 334-lap event.

 

Busch led five times for 50 laps, second only to race winner Matt Kenseth. He finished 10th in the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge Charger, one of 12 cars on the lead lap at the checkered flag. In the six previous events this season, Busch has led…

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Kurt Busch Collects Fifth Top 10 Finish of Season