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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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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Team owner Rick Hendrick has 4 reasons to celebrate NASCAR's Chase

Tom Sorensen has been a columnist at The Observer for 20 years and has been at the paper for 25, writing about nearly every sport in the Carolinas. Here's what it would mean for each of Hendrick Motorsports' four drivers if they won the MASCAR Chase for the Championship: CONCORD On Tuesday, Rick Hendrick throws a party for 700.

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USA Today

Waltrip 'in a great place' year after Chase mess

Sitting at the same dais where NASCAR chairman Brian France had condemned MWR's actions a year ago in announcing new rules governing driver behavior, Waltrip said he was "in a great place" even though the team's Toyotas of Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers missed the Chase. Michael Waltrip 'in a great place' year after Chase mess Sitting at the same dais where NASCAR chairman Brian France had condemned MWR's actions a year ago in announcing new rules governing driver behavior, Waltrip said he was "in a great place" even though the team's Toyotas of Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers missed the Chase.

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Sys-Con Media

Maine NASCAR Rookie, Austin Theriault, Makes History With First-Ever...

The actual race car in which Theriault will compete is being readied at JR Motorsports' headquarters in , North Carolina. The exact replica Maine Car unveiled locally was prepared by Theriault's own race team in order to provide an early showcase for fans.

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Motorsport.com

Dollars & 'sense'

Initially, the chatter suggested that RCR would help displaced champion Ron Hornaday finish the season in his quest for a fifth title. Hornaday started the season with Turner Scott Motorsport but in a bizarre chain of events, was released just days before the race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Aug. 31. Entering that week, Hornaday was fourth in the point standings.

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The Arizona Republic

Hamlin: Excitement will build during Chase

But by the time the engines rev Nov. 9 at Phoenix International Raceway for the next-to-last Chase race, Hamlin is forecasting frantic, fan-friendly theater sprinkled with risky strategies and reckless abandon. NASCAR's Denny Hamlin says excitement will build in the Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship But by the time the engines rev Nov. 9 at Phoenix International Raceway for the next-to-last Chase race, Hamlin is forecasting frantic, fan-friendly theater sprinkled with risky strategies and reckless abandon.

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Ashland Times-Gazette

Shafer to race in NASCAR's Lucas Oil 225

Local driver Todd Shafer is scheduled to compete tonight in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 225 at the Chicagoland Speedway.

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Newberry Observer

Earnhardt: Time to crank intensity back up

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet, is introduced during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet, is introduced during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

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