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This Week in Auto Racing Aug. 22 - 24

With three races remaining in the regular season, 12 drivers have clinched a spot in the 16-member Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Blaney steals 1 from Kyle Busch on final restart

Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for his second career victory.

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The Fresno Bee

~NASCAR 08.22.14

AUGUST 22: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Hire Our Heroes Ford, Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, assist NASCAR president Mike Helton in the ice bucket challenge after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin ... (more)

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The Indianapolis Star

Penske drivers want to give boss IndyCar title

Trio of Penske drivers each would love to give team owner his first IndyCar title since 2006 Foir Helio Castroneves, 2014 title would be personal thank you for 15 years of friendship Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1oZvZir Ryan Hunter-Reay stays just in front of Helio Castroneves on lap 198 on the main straight during the 98th ... (more)

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National Speed Sport News

Harvick Romps To Bristol Pole

Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway Harvick won his fifth pole of the season, setting a track record in the process.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Bristol: NASCAR Nationwide Qualifying Results - Busch, Toyota On Pole

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers Kyle Busch and his No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 33rd Annual Food City 300 with a lap of 15.333 seconds, 125.142 mph.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Bristol: Ron Hornaday Jr NASCAR Truck Race Recap

Ron Hornaday Jr. finished third for Turner Scott Motorsports at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday after rain on Wednesday night forced the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race to be pushed to an early-morning start time.

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Sys-Con Media

Consumers Vote Chevrolet SS Tops Among Production Versions Of NASCAR Vehicles, Reports KBB.com Poll

KBB.com Quick Poll: If NASCAR Drivers Raced In Everyday Cars Sold at Dealerships, Which Model Would Perform Best in the Sprint Cup Series?1 "Nearly 60 percent of consumers polled believe the everyday version of the Chevrolet SS would take home first place if a NASCAR driver was racing it, demonstrating that the Chevrolet brand resonates for ... (more)

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Highlands Today

Burton to replace Stewart again

Stewart's decision was announced Wednesday and Jeff Burton will once again replace him in the No.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lowell Sun

Schilling treated for mouth cancer

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years.

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Examiner.com

Ernie Cope moves over to No. 9 JRM pit box in 2015

NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie sensation Chase Elliott will be back behind the wheel of the familiar No.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Harvick visits troops at Fort Eustis; looks ahead to Chase and race in Richmond

Kevin Harvick is known as "Happy," a nickname however facetiously acquired that aptly describes him at the moment.

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Paddock Talk

Rain Pushes Bristol Truck Race To Thursday

By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. - Persistent rain forced postponement of Wednesday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Alabama Live

Gulf Coast Racing Roundup: Mike Garvey completes pro late model sweep at Mobile

Mike Garvey picked up where he left off in the pro late model doubleheader at Mobile International Speedway on Saturday night.

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BleacherReport

Stock Up, Stock Down for NASCAR's 2014 Sprint Cup Teams

With just three regular-season races left before the Chase for the Sprint Cup cutoff that will determine which 16 drivers will battle for the 2014 championship over the final 10 races, it's time to take a closer look at the organizations involved.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sports Media 101

Kyle Busch Takes Pole for Wednesday's UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway

Motorsports 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of Motorsports as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Tommy Barrett Jr. wins Bristol Modified race

Rookie Tommy Barrett Jr. out-muscled veterans Bobby Santos and Justin Bonsignore with a dozen laps to go and drove on to his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in Wednesday's Bush's Beans 150 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Stock Car Spin

Jeff Burton called on again to fill-in for Tony Stewart at Bristol

Aug 9, 2014; Watkins Glen, NY, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Sprint Cup Series driver Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart during practice for the Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International.

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Star Tribune

Toyota looking for horsepower in NASCAR engines

Denny Hamlin was clearly frustrated a week ago at Michigan, when some jockeying for position led to a confrontation with Dale Earnhardt Jr. after the race.

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Stock Car Spin

Who is Daniel Suarez?

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday, to nobody's surprise, that Carl Edwards will be joining the team in 2015.

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