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Kahne holds off Kenseth, gets Chase spot

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.

Kahne charged past Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

Kahne's first win of the season earned him a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.


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Late-race surge at Atlanta puts Kahne in Victory Lane, and in the Chase

(EDITORS: Updates with quotes and results.)

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NASCAR Schedule
Sprint CupFederated Auto Parts 400Sep. 64:44 PT5:44 MT6:44 CT7:44 ET19:44 ET23:44 GMT7:44 北京时间4:44 MST6:44 EST3:44 UAE (+1)6:44 CT1:44 CET TV: ABC
NationwideVirginia 529 College Savings 250Sep. 54:44 PT5:44 MT6:44 CT7:44 ET19:44 ET23:44 GMT7:44 北京时间4:44 MST6:44 EST3:44 UAE (+1)6:44 CT1:44 CET TV: ESPN2
Camping World TruckLucas Oil 225Sep. 125:49 PT6:49 MT7:49 CT8:49 ET20:49 ET0:49 GMT8:49 北京时间5:49 MST7:49 EST4:49 UAE (+1)7:49 CT2:49 CET TV: FS1
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 250
Final Results
1. Ryan Blaney
2. German Quiroga
3. Erik Jones
4. Gray Gaulding
5. Andrew Ranger
6. Matt Crafton
7. Brennan Newberry
8. Johnny Sauter
9. Cole Custer
10. Timothy Peters
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Truck Leaders: Points
1 J.Sauter 524 1
2 M.Crafton 517 2
3 R.Blaney 511 1
4 D.Wallace Jr. 486 2
5 G.Quiroga 476 0
6 R.Hornaday Jr. 460 0
7 J.Coulter 456 0
8 T.Peters 448 0
9 B.Kennedy 441 0
10 J.Burton 420 0
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