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DOVER, Del. Christophe Jallet Jersey . - Jeff Gordon doused Team Penskes hot streak with a champagne bath in Victory Lane.Sticky and sweet, Gordon had secured an emphatic automatic spot in the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.But Gordons entry in the field of 12 was all but guaranteed even before he dominated the closing laps Sunday at Dover International Speedway. What wasnt so sure was that Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne was coming along for the ride.Kahne survived a bumpy 400 miles, falling four laps back before rallying for a 20th-place finish to nab the 12th and final spot in the field.Kasey made it a pretty long day, owner Rick Hendrick said. We were watching the monitor at the end of the race hoping that we didnt have a caution and Jeff could win it and Kasey could get in. I didnt know exactly how close it was going to be until I watched that monitor.NASCAR tried to inject its 10-race Chase format with a revamped formula for crowning a champion this season. Under NASCARs elimination format, four drivers will be knocked out after every third race. Dover marked the third race.That meant plenty of nerves all around the track — and tons of scoreboard watching.Kurt Busch, AJ Allmendinger, Greg Biffle and Aric Almirola were eliminated from championship contention. Four more drivers will drop out following the next three-race segment that starts next week at Kansas Speedway.Gordon joined Chase winners Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano as the three drivers who were guaranteed a berth in the next Chase round with victories.I think it makes a statement of what type of team we are, Gordon said after his fourth win of the season and 92nd overall. I think that it makes a statement that were a team to beat for this championship.Kevin Harvick also advanced, along with the Hendrick duo of Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman and Denny Hamlin.Hamlin was the lone driver of the bottom four entering Dover to race his way into the top 12. The points will reset for the Kansas, Charlotte and Talladega bracket.The tracks just keep getting better for us as the Chase goes on, Hamlin said. This is going to be a great comeback story.Gordon won for the fifth time at Dover and first since 2001, when he won the last of his four Cup championships.Im excited about our chances, not just these next three, but all the way to Homestead, Gordon said.With crew chief Kenny Francis steadying the course after rough pit stops on the No. 5, Kahne survived a scramble that saw him nudge out Allmendinger for the final spot. Allmendinger fell two points shy of the cutoff. Busch was six off, Biffle seven and Almirola 18.I never really got nervous at all and I just raced real hard the whole time, Kahne said. Kenny started telling me we were tied for 12th and this was with 30 to go. Then he would tell me we were one point in and then maybe two points in, and then he wasnt positive. Then I started getting a little bit worried, so it was intense inside the car.Team Penske was rolling, winning four of the last five races dating to Bristol, including the first two Chase races. Keselowski was second at Dover to continue his strong Chase effort through three races.Johnson, Logano and Kenseth completed the top five at Dover. Chase drivers took 10 of 13 spots. Kyle Larson was sixth for the best finish among non-Chase drivers. Tony Stewart was 14th in his first race since a grand jury decided he would not be charged in Kevin Ward Jr.s death.Harvick appeared to have the car to beat and led a whopping 223 laps from his seventh pole of the season until he suffered tire woes and finished 13th.We can beat every car on the race track. We just need some good luck, Harvick said. If we get some luck, well win races and have a shot at the championship.Kurt Busch, the 2004 Cup champion, failed to advance in his milestone 500th career start.If youre off, its hard to put the car up on your back and run it, Busch said.Gordon had the top car down the stretch and led the last 71 laps to lead a banner day for Hendrick. At 43, Gordon entered the season answering questions about retirement. After wins at Kansas, Indianapolis, Michigan and Dover for his first four-win season since he had six in 2007, Gordon is answering questions about championships and hitting the 100-victory mark.I dont think were going to get to 100 this year, Gordon said, but I hope we get past 93. That would be pretty awesome to get a couple more.Just enough to guarantee him a spot in the winner-takes-all championship race. Benoit Tremoulinas Jersey .com) - The Chicago Blackhawks take aim at their longest winning streak of the season on Sunday when they host the Calgary Flames in a battle at the United Center. Anthony Martial Jersey . Lynchs attorney, Ivan Golde, told The Associated Press on Thursday of the plea deal that was reached with the Alameda County District Attorney Office. The plea will be formally entered in court in Oakland, Calif. http://www.soccerfrancenationalshop.us/Andre-Pierre-Gignac-France-Jersey/ .3 seconds remaining, and No. 7 North Carolina held off a resilient No. 25 Virginia team, 54-51, on Saturday. John Henson contributed a double-double with 15 points to go with 11 rebounds for the Tar Heels (25-4, 12-2 ACC), who have won five straight and 10 of 11.For the first time in a long time, the Toronto Raptors dont own sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference, but theyll try to reclaim it Sunday night when they visit the Phoenix Suns. Thanks to a two-game losing streak, coupled with outstanding play from the Atlanta Hawks, the Raptors arent in first. Theyve dropped two straight for the second time this season and first time since late November. When the Hawks bested the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday, they opened a one-game lead atop the Eastern Conference standings. After an overtime loss to the Trail Blazers on Tuesday, the Raptors were rolled by the Golden State Warriors, 126-105, on Friday. The 126 points allowed were the most by Toronto this season in a non-overtime game. Toronto trailed by as many as 23 in the second half, but pulled within 110-101 after Lou Williams knocked down a pair of jumpers with five minutes remaining. Golden State, though, answered with 14 straight points to put the game away. Greivis Vasquez supplied 25 points, seven assists and five boards off the bench, Kyle Lowry provided 22 points, eight assists and five rebounds and Amir Johnson recorded 12 points and 10 boards for the Raptors, who have dropped three of their last five games. They shot the ball extremely well, said Lowry. Their small ball really got to us tonight. Sundays game ends a six-game road trip for the Raptors, who will try to even their reccord on this sojourn. Hugo Lloris Jersey. They will play six straight in Toronto upon their return and should get All-Star DeMar DeRozan back soon after a groin injury. The Suns snapped a two-game slide with a 16-point home victory Friday night over the Philadelphia 76ers. Markieff Morris and Gerald Green both scored 21 points and the Suns overcame a halftime deficit to rally past the 76ers, 112-96. Eric Bledsoe tallied 17 points and eight assists and Goran Dragic had 10 points and a season-high 10 boards for Phoenix, which returned home following a four-game road trip that ended with a 137-134 overtime loss in Oklahoma City on New Years Eve. The Suns have swept the season series with Philly each of the past two seasons, winning the four games by a combined 67 points. Late in the fourth quarter, with the game well in hand, the Suns became the first team in NBA history to play a pair of brothers on the court at the same time, as Zoran Dragic joined his brother Goran in a lineup that also included the Morris twins, Markieff and Marcus. It feels awesome to make NBA history with two sets of brothers on the same team playing together, said Goran Dragic. Im just happy that he got an opportunity to play well in those two minutes. The Raptors beat the Suns in Toronto this season to snap a two-game series losing streak. The Suns are 16-4 in their last 20 versus the Raptors, including an 8-2 mark in Phoenix. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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