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Sprint Cup scouting report: Homestead-Miami Speedway, 3 p.m. Sunday

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Homestead-Miami Speedway

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Silly season is in full swing, with not only talk of who will drive where in 2013, but reports of 2014 moves (like Kevin Harvick) coming out. Last week was full of fines, from Brad Keselowski getting hit for carrying a phone in his car to Jeff Gordon's $100,000 penalty for wrecking Clint Bowyer. That one, famously, led to an all-out brawl between pit crews and Bowyer hopping out of his mangled car and breaking into a sprint to try to get a piece of Gordon in his trailer. Amid all that chaos, it seems like we have forgotten something … oh right, we still need to crown a Sprint Cup champion. Kese­lowski leads Jimmie Johnson by 20 points and only needs to finish 15th to earn his first Cup crown as well as the first for team owner Roger Penske. Seems pretty likely; Keselowski has only one finish out of the top 15 since mid June and his worst Chase result is 11th. He has never finished in the top 10 at Homestead, but then again he has reset personal bests all season.

Times staff

Sprint Cup scouting report: Homestead-Miami Speedway, 3 p.m. Sunday 11/17/12 [Last modified: Saturday, November 17, 2012 8:47pm]
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