Winning the Brickyard trumps Chase concerns
The Chase can wait. For at least 400 miles, Kasey Kahne said his focus won't be on racing cautiously to assure himself a spot in the top 10 -- and a place in the Chase -- come the end of the year's 26th race.
He said the focus at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be on winning, and not just because that would do wonders for him in the points standings, either. Kahne said he has two goals: to win the Allstate 400 and to make the Chase.
"I'm not going to be thinking about ...
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Allstate 400 at the Brickyard
• Recap | Standings | Results
• The Monday Rundown
• Schwarb: Race for Chase getting hotter
• Fofaria: Johnson wins his dream race
• Schwarb: Kahne's crash bruises standings
• Notebook: Junior unhappy with team again
• Johnson runs away with Brickyard victory
• Fofaria: Kenny Wallace ready to whack back
• Waltrip will miss race for first time since '98
• Notes: Bubble drivers side-by-side on grid
• Teammates Burton, Bowyer take front row
• Ashenfelter: Brickyard is special
• Schwarb: Surging Gordon eyeing fifth win
• Fofaria: Mayfield insists better things ahead
• Fofaria: Junior confident in Chase chances
• Ashenfelter: Relaxed Stewart ready
• PTI: Big Finish -- Brickyard and more
• Parting Shots: Retaliation NASCAR style