Kahne grabs spot in Chase with Atlanta win

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Welcome to the Chase, Kasey Kahne. Kahne took advantage of NASCAR’s new win-and-you’re-in Chase format, passing Matt Kenseth during a second two-lap overtime to win Sunday night’s Oral-B 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Tony Stewart, making his first appearance in a NASCAR race since Aug. 3 at Pocono Raceway, received a thunderous standing ovation from fans during driver introductions prior to the start of the Oral-B 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Ryan Blaney edged German Quiroga by 0.049 seconds to win the Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

Everyone in the speedway will be able to watch the concert. Fans will have to purchase a pre-race pit pass or driver introduction pass to get into the infield for the concert and the drivers’ program.

Will Power raced with his head instead of his gut. Only a catastrophe was likely to derail his IndyCar Series championship, and the Australian knew he had to throttle the aggression that has made his career — and occasionally wrecked it.

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