STEWART WINS KANSAS RACE

Two-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart held off four-time champ Jeff Gordon in the final laps of the Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway to win the third race of the Chase. Mark Martin (seventh place) and Jimmie Johnson (ninth place) remain 1-2 in the standings, but Stewart, Gordon (second place) and Juan Pablo Montoya (fourth place) served notice that they will be factors in the final seven races of the Chase. Stewart said he was able to hold off Gordon by "visualizing that I was drivi ...

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WHY YOUR DRIVER WILL LOSE THE CHASE: TONY STEWART

 Nearly two decades have passed since an owner/driver took home the top NASCAR series title. Tony Stewart was in a position to do so after 26 races. He won’t be after 36 races because nobody is winning the 2009 Chase, especially not Tony Stewart. Here’s why: Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon All three drivers led the point standings after 26 races. None of them took home the title the year they led the point standings after 26 races. There is a fair argument to be made ...

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