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NASCAR Sprint Cup: Where There Is Smoke There Is Fire at Chicagoland Speedway

A rainy day and a migraine headache had Tony Stewart down on the day the GEICO 400 was suppose to be run, but a day later he was in fine form as he charged to the lead and took the win in Chicago. Stewart was winless heading into the Chase and he wondered out loud whether or not he belonged there and if he was just taking up space that someone else deserved. The owner/driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet had one of the fastest cars and his crew chief, Darian Grubb, called flawless pit stops. The race boiled down to one of strategy with fuel management. Stewart was in the lead as other drivers were being told they had to conserve or that they were short more than a lap. The eventual race winner held off Kevin Harvick by u...

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