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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, speaks with Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 Peak Antifreeze Toyota, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 DeWalt Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Quaker State / Menard's Chevrolet, prepares to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, speaks at a press conference during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. Gordon was awarded a 13th spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup by NASCAR. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, speaks at a press conference during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. Gordon was awarded a 13th spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup by NASCAR. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, speaks at a press conference during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. Gordon was awarded a 13th spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup by NASCAR. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Best Buy Ford, climbs in his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, prepares to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, speaks with Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Best Buy Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Best Buy Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Double Mint Gum Toyota, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Best Buy Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, and Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, speak on pit road during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, walks on pit road during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Best Buy Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Cole Whitt, driver of the #30 Swan Energy / Lean1 Toyota, during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Cole Whitt, driver of the #30 Swan Energy / Lean1 Toyota, during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 DeWalt Ford, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 DeWalt Ford, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Justin Allgaier, driver of the #51 Brandt Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: (R-L) Brian France, chairman & CEO of NASCAR, and Mike Helton, president of NASCAR, speak during a press conference following practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. NASCAR announced that Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, would be added as a 13th driver in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Mike Helton, president of NASCAR, leaves the series competition hauler during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Brian France, chairman & CEO of NASCAR, leaves the competition hauler during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: David Gilliland, driver of the #38 Long John Silver's Ford, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Cole Whitt, driver of the #30 Swan Energy / Lean1 Toyota, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
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    Team owner and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty talks with a fan at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Brian Vickers walks to his garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Hall of Fame NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Richard Petty looks around during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Matt Kenseth walks to his garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Greg Biffle, right, signs an autograph for a fan as he walks to his garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Brian Vickers autographs for a fan during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    NASCAR fans look around drivers during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Jimmie Johnson looks gets into his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Jimmie Johnson looks gets into his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Jimmie Johnson checks his helmet while sitting in his car before practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Carl Edwards autographs as he talks with fans before practice at Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Jimmie Johnson smiles in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Joey Logano looks from his garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Clint Bowyer walks to his garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Auto racing fans look around drivers during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Hall of Fame NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Richard Petty looks around during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Jeff Gordon signs autographs for fans as he walks to his garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Jimmie Johnson looks around in his garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., walks to his garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Denny Hamlin walks to his garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Jimmie Johnson checks his helmet in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 Peak Antifreeze Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
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    Jimmie Johnson, left, talks with Ricky Stenhouse Jr., before qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Kasey Kahne talks with his crew before qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Carl Edwards looks on before qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Driver Brian Vickers signs an autograph for a fan during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Sean Gardner - Getty Images
    JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 Peak Antifreeze Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    NASCAR driver Tony Stewart drives a motorized scooter before qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. Stewart fractured his tibia and fibula in sprint car race in Iowa on August 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Jimmie Johnson looks gets into his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France, right, and NASCAR President Mike Helton, attend a press conference at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, left, in a motorized scooter, talks with Juan Pablo Montoya,of Colombia, during qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. Stewart fractured his tibia and fibula in sprint car race in Iowa on Aug. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    Carl Edwards drives during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Joey Logano smiles after winning the pole during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Joey Logano walks to his garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    Driver Jeff Gordon signs autographs for fans as he walks to his garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    Jeff Gordon autograph for fans during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    Jeff Gordon autograph for fans during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France listens to questions during a news conference at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field Friday, a stunning and unprecedented step in the fallout from at least two attempts to manipulate the results at the season-ending race at Richmond last weekend. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France, right, and NASCAR President Mike Helton, listen to questions during a press conference during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. NASCAR added driver Jeff Gordon to the Chase championship field, and placed Penske Racing and Front Row on probation.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Nam Y. Huh - AP
    Jeff Gordon, right, talks with Justin Allgaier before qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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