Rain at Dover washes out qualifying; Kenseth on pole

The 16-driver Chase field will be narrowed to 12 at the conclusion of the race.

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On Thursday, he answered all questions.

The end result: Busch fell from fourth all the way to 13th. “Every situation is different”.

Harvick was runner-up to Johnson in May in the first Dover race. Despite the threat of showers and a few drizzle the odds of an “official race” one that gets to half way is around 65 to 70 percent. We all know the brief history between these two. “To lead 216 of 300 laps and not win?”

“I like these types of situations”, Harvick said on a teleconference with reporters Thursday. “They fight for our freedom, so we should help them as much as we can”.

And there was one person who was happy to see Tony Stewart announce his retirement after next season… Rodney said it might have been — on Sunday, said it might have been a busted part or fuel cell bladder issue. “I wouldn’t consider them out at this point by no means”, Joey Logano said. At Chicagoland, he cut a tire and later wrecked. Also suffering damage was Harvick’s bid to win a second Cup championship because of the elimination format of this year’s playoffs. Harvick dominated New Hampshire nearly like a man possessed.

That would be a victory at Dover, a place where Harvick has never won. “We had a fast vehicle, and that was the most important thing”.Logano then caught himself thinking ahead and quickly shifted gears.

Johnson knew this the moment their cars touched around the midway point of the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

It’s not a stretch to think Harvick could win at Dover, where he is a former victor. They have known each other since the early days of their careers, which began in California before the two crossed the country to North Carolina to take a crack at making it in NASCAR.

Wanted to ask you about Tony’s announcement yesterday. So put an asterisk on Kenseth’s fifth win of the season if you must.

Gordon said engineers at Hendrick Motorsports calculated that the average time in the box, plus the time to react to a restart, was about one second. Just for the fact that it’s actually out there and it’s real and it’s going to happen and that’s the decision that he’s made. He’s yet to win in his final season and has only three top-five finishes through 28 races, but he’s looked much improved over the past three events. Scott Brzozowski will move from the No. 24 team to Earnhardts No. 88 team as its starting front-tire changer.

KEVIN HARVICK: Oh, yeah.

“So I think when the race starts tomorrow it might be fairly similar to how it is right now”. All the JGR cars are 10/1 or lower Sunday. This play combines both statistical data as well as great situational handicapping all pointing to the same side. See racing in the Big 8 Late Models, Super Late Models, Mid-American Stock Cars, Illini Racing Series and Vintage Racers of Illinois. We’ll talk to Brad today. “Well, you do the math, because you’re probably better at it than we are”. “When I look at Jimmie, his sincerity of trying to patch things up with somebody I believe he respects on the track and try to at least give his side of it is admirable”.

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Last year’s Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick is one of those drivers in desperation mode this week as he sits in 15th place, 23 points behind the 12th and final position to advance.

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