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Several stars already in panic mode in NASCAR


Five races into the season – and 21 to go before the final cut for the Chase for the Championship – there already is a sense of panic for several drivers, particularly Brad Keselowski, Jamie McMurray, Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne.

All are mired deep in the Sprint Cup Series standings, and with the exception of Keselowski’s victory at Bristol, Tenn., earlier this month, none have shown any real signs of turning things around.

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