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3 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Mason Mingus NASCAR Truck Race Recap

In his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Chicagoland Speedway, Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate Mason Mingus finished a respectable 16th in the postponed Lucas Oil 225. Mingus, a Win-Tron Racing development driver, entered the 15th race of the season with high hopes, especially since coming off a solid top-15 performance two weeks before across the border in Canada.

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8 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Michael McDowell NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Recap

The Chicagoland Speedway race proved to be a challenging one for Leavine Family Racing and Michael McDowell. Going into the race weekend, the team had set its sights on a Top-25 finish in the MyAFibStory.com 400, but with a non-responsive race car the team had to work hard throughout the entire race in order to secure the best finish the car was capable of.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Transworld

Zumiez Presents #DiamondLife

This past weekend Diamond teamed up with Zumiez and invited 25 of the top Diamond shoppers out to Las Vegas to race cars with Brandon Biebel, Jeron Wilson, and Nick Tershay at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. After petting a baby tiger and driving Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Porsches around the track at 120+ miles per hour, we retreated to The Palms hotel where Zumiez had the Sky Villa aka Hugh Hefner's suite set up for us to lounge in with plenty of food and drinks.

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Motorsport.com

BK Racing scores top 30 with Cole Whitt at Chicagoland

Cole Whitt led his BK Racing teammates to the checkered flag as he brought home a 30th-place finish in the No. 26 Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota Camry at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Sunday afternoon.

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Paddock Talk

Hankook Tire Driver Fredric Aasbo Brings Home A First Place Victory...

Hankook Tire driver Fredric Aasbo brought home a first place victory this past weekend at Formula Drift Round 6: Showdown at Texas Motor Speedway, his second victory of the season. Aasbo was accompanied on the podium by Hankook Tire driver Forrest Wang who rounded out the weekend's racing with a third place finish.

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Daily Mail

Speed dating never ends well: Danica Patrick wrecks her boyfriend...

Speed dating never ends well: Danica Patrick wrecks fellow driver's car during NASCAR race collision - and he happens to be her boyfriend Pranging your boyfriend's car is always going to cause a bit of tension in a relationship. But when your beau is a successful Nascar driver and you've sent his vehicle spinning across the track, it's just that bit more awkward.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: TriStar Motorsports NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

Below are the Post-Race results for TriStar Motorsports for the Jimmy Johns Freaky Fast 300: Mike Bliss Finishes 20th: Mike Bliss and the No. 19 Tweaker Energy Shot Camry qualified 23rd for Saturday afternoon's race.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Ryan Reed NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

Ryan Reed and the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes team finished 24th in Saturday afternoon's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Kyle Larson NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

Making his fourth-career NASCAR Nationwide Series start at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday afternoon, Kyle Larson came up just short of the win, crossing the finish line in second position while scoring his career-best finish at the 1.5-mile track. With ColgateA Enamel Health TM aboard the No.

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The Janesville Gazette

Keselowski wins Chase opener

Drives make pit stops during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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2014 Chicagoland: Tyler Young NASCAR Truck Race Recap

Tyler Young posted his career-best NASCAR Camping World Truck Series finish of 11th in Saturday's rain-delayed Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway. The performance was the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender's seventh track-best finish in 2014 and his 10th top-20 finish this season.

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National Speed Sport News

TMS Dirt Championship Is All Bergman's

Seth Bergman, driver of the No. 23 ASCS sprint car, leads in the Lucas Oil ASCS feature event at the Port-A-Cool U.S. National Dirt Track Championship at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas.

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USA Today

Questions about new Chase? Our fan guide has answers

Questions about new Chase? Our fan guide has answers USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Gluck separates fact from fiction on new 16-driver format Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tNsyJX Despite going winless so far this season, Matt Kenseth, front, scored top-five finishes in 10 of the 26 regular-season races. This year's Chase for the Sprint Cup has a new format -- from number of drivers who qualified to elimination rounds to a four-driver race-off in the finale.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Did you know Jimmie Johnson was THIS good? www.utsandiego.com...

Jimmie Johnson waits for practice laps for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race to start on Friday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2013, at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. MARICOPA COUNTY OUT NO SALES The Associated Press Jimmie Johnson waits for practice laps for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race to start on Friday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2013, at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz.

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Star-Telegram.com

Fatal motorcycle crashes on the rise in North Texas

Brian Johnson, 27 of Quinlan, and Tiffany Chu, 25, of Richardson were killed when their motorcycle slammed into a guardrail in the 3000 block of Interstate 635 at 2:13 a.m.. Jose Tarin, 23, was killed when the motorcycle he was driving hit a vehicle in the 11000 block of northbound Interstate 35W at 12:50 a.m. Josh Cain, 21, of Bedford, was killed when he hit an SUV on Pipeline Road about 10 p.m..

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Motorsport.com

Ron Hornaday Jr. to return to the Camping World Truck Series

Ron Hornaday will return to the truck series, compliments of Rheem, in Las Vegas on Sept. 27 and at Texas Motor Speedway on Oct. 31. The four-time truck champion was displaced last month after Turner Scott Motorsports elected to shut down the No.

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El Paso Times

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.

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Motorsport.com

Marcos Ambrose will leave NASCAR and return home to Australia in 2015

Richard Petty Motorsports announced today the No. 9 team will move forward with a new driver in 2015.

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USA Today

Jimmie Johnson needs some luck for run at history

Jimmie Johnson needs some luck for run at history Johnson is pursuing a historic seventh title that would tie Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rZLmJY Jimmie Johnson, center, celebrates his sixth championship with crew chief Chad Knaus, right, and the Hendrick Motorsports No.

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Stock Car Spin

Investigation of Kevin Ward Jr. / Tony Stewart incident concluded

Sep 5, 2014; Richmond, VA, USA; Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart walks to the garage prior to practice for the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports The Ontario County Office of the Sheriff has concluded its investigation on Thursday into the incident between Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr. at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Aug. 9 that resulted in Ward's death, according to an announcement from the Sheriff's office on Thursday.

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