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Carl Edwards breaks drought with win at Phoenix

As Denny Hamlin put it, Carl Edwards is “relevant again” after winning Sunday's Subway Fresh Fit 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway in a green-white-checkered-flag finish that took the race four laps past its posted distance of 312 laps.

Brad Keselowski clinches championship, as Jeff Gordon wins at Homestead

Brad Keselowski finished 15th, a lap down, but Jimmie Johnson’s difficulties took the suspense out of the title fight in the closing laps of the race. Johnson entered the season finale 20 points behind Keselowski, but his 36th-place result cost him second place in the final standings.

Brad Keselowski prevails in Talladega thriller

Kyle Busch had pushed Brad Keselowski to the lead on Lap 193 of 194 in a race that went six laps past its scheduled distance at the 2.66-mile track. The two cars ran bumper-to-bumper until Turn 3 of the final lap, when Keselowski entered the corner high and dived to the bottom of the track, separating his No. 2 Dodge from Busch's No. 18 Toyota.

Week 8: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 – And Beyond

A look at Week 8 as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads into an off weekend before heading to Phoenix International Raceway and the season’s first race run under the lights.

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