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Day in Sports: Brad Keselowski wins Chase for the Sprint Cup opener

Brad Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round of the 10-race Chase, which will eliminate four drivers every third race under NASCAR's new format. As Larson and Harvick staged a hold-your-breath, side-by-side race for the lead following a restart with 19 laps remaining, Keselowski, who opened the Chase as the top seed, charged through the middle to grab control of the race. He easily pulled away from the field while Harvick and Larson had their hands full trying to hold off Jeff...

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