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Gordon fastest in final practices at New Hampshire

Driver Jeff Gordon takes a break as his crew works on his car during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Gordon denied Brad Keselowski’s shot at a perfect weekend with a late run in the final practice Saturday at New Hampshire that put him at the top of the chart at 135.357 mph.

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Harvick dismisses wins as key to Cup title

Driver Kevin Harvick reaches for his helmet as he gets ready for practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Yes, even Dick Vitale has endorsed NASCAR’s new tournament-style bracket to crown a champion.

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Alonso fastest in final Singapore GP practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center, shakes hands with team mate Nico Rosberg of Germany, right, while red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, left, looks on after the qualifying session for the Singapore Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton qualified for pole position while Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, was second and Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, qualified third for tomorrows race.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

SINGAPORE (AP) — The margin was closer than ever, and their rivals a tougher challenge, yet the outcome was the same as usual Saturday as Mercedes locked out the front row for the Singapore Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton edging Nico Rosberg by a mere seven thousandths of a second.

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Hornish eager entering Nationwide race at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — As Sam Hornish Jr. ponders his next move in stock cars, he’s prepared to make the most of his last scheduled ride this season for Joe Gibbs Racing.

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Keselowski wins pole at New Hampshire

Driver Brad Keselowski talks with his crew during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Friday Sept. 19, 2014 in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Brad Keselowski turned a track-record lap of 140.598 mph to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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