Brad Keselowski held off Matt Kenseth on a second two-lap overtime to win the GEICO 500 at Talladega and advance to Round 3 of the Chase. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch and Kasey Kahne were eliminated from title contention.

Jimmie Johnson led the most laps in Sunday’s GEICO 500 and his pit crew consistently got him off pit road each time. He had a chance to win late in the race, but it was not to be. It’s been that kind of season for the reigning Sprint Cup series champion.

Team Penske owner Roger Penske was adamant in his defense Sunday of his Sprint Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski, who took heat this week from fans and several of his competitors over his actions following last weekend's race at Charlotte.

NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup at Talladega: Poor finishes by both Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson and even Brad Keselowski in recent weeks would have made it virtually impossible for them to win the championship under the previous Chase format. The new format – which guarantees advancement with victory – gave them all the same opportunity on Sunday, which Keselowski cashed in.

Richard Petty Motorsports is moving its race operations to another North Carolina location.

NASCAR driver Kyle Busch and his wife are expecting their first child.

Getting a first win of the season is important but there were bigger victories on the mind of Timothy Peters.

The GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway is the 32nd race on the 2014 Sprint Cup Series schedule. It's also the third and final event in the Contender Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Follow for live updates from Sunday's race.

Terry Labonte’s long, distinguished NASCAR career may finally be coming to an end. Labonte, a two-time champion in what is now the Sprint Cup Series, is planning to start Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in the No. 32 Ford for Go FAS Racing.

This magical season for Dale Earnhardt Jr. comes down to one race to save his championship hopes. NASCAR's most popular driver must win Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to continue his quest for his first career Sprint Cup title.

Soon after word of NASCAR’s new Chase for the Sprint Cup format began to leak out in January, fans and drivers eyed an ominous prospect. The wild, unpredictable and sometimes dangerous fall race at Talladega Superspeedway would host one of the Chase’s elimination races.

NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup: The new qualifying format for Sunday’s GEICIO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway was unorthodox and confusing for several teams on Saturday, but Brian Vickers came out on top.

Jimmie Johnson admitted Friday there has been tension between himself and crew chief Chad Knaus in recent weeks but said there is a very good reason. “We’re not happy with where we’re at, and I don’t know why we would be,” Johnson said at Talladega Superspeedway, site of Sunday’s GEICO 500 Sprint Cup Series race.

Brad Keselowski says it's "unfortunate" that Tony Stewart got caught up in the incidents at Charlotte, but that he's not dwelling on "all that garbage."

Is it possible for Kyle Busch to be the overlooked, flying-under-the-radar driver who could squeeze into the championship race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup at Homestead-Miami Speedway? Sounds improbable, but it’s certainly possible.

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