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NASCAR Sprint Cup Has The Weekend Off

Last updated on Monday, August 24, 2009

(BRISTOL, TN) - The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has this weekend off before the schedule resumes September 6th at Atlanta.

Kyle Busch won last Saturday night's race at Bristol Motor Speedway to pull to within 34 points of making the chase for the Sprint Cup.

Matt Kenseth currently is in the final transfer position as the top-twelve in points following the September 12th race at Richmond will compete for the cup over the final ten races of the season.

Tony Stewart has a commanding 220-point lead in the standings over three-time defending sprint cup champion Jimmie Johnson.

Johnson and Jeff Gordon locked up berths in the chase with their finishes on Saturday night.

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