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SRT Motorsports Pre-Race Report - Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR

With the SRTA Motorsports Dodge Viper SRT GTS-Rs riding a recent wave of podium finishes and success, the team returns to Virginia International Raceway in the thick of the championship hunt as they prepare for the Oak Tree Grand Prix race weekend, Aug. 22-24.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Sports digest: Tony Stewart won't race at Bristol, missing third straight NASCAR race after tragedy

Tony Stewart won't race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third NASCAR Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Auto Channel

Nutson's Nuggets: Last Week's Automotive News and Opinion Aug 11-17, 2014

Auto Central Louisville, KY August 17, 2014; Each week Larry Nutson, Senior Editor, New York Bureau of The Auto Channel, along with Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau give you their "take" as easy to digest nuggets of the past week's automotive news.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Latest Virginia sports

Deonte Thompson returned a kickoff 108 yards for a score after Dallas' Tony Romo threw a touchdown pass in his first game since back surgery last season, and Joe Flacco led three scoring drives in Baltimore's 37-30 preseason victory over the Cowboys on Saturday night.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Sports digest: Aaron Rodgers, Sam Bradford sharp in preseason debuts

Aaron Rodgers and Sam Bradford each threw a touchdown pass in their preseason debuts as Green Bay beat St. Louis 21-7 on Saturday.

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Sporting News

A.J. Allmendinger latest to enjoy first Sprint Cup win

In the eight years between his first career Cup start with Red Bull Racing at Bristol on March 25, 2007 to his win at Watkins Glen for JTG-Daugherty Racing last week, it took 213 races, eight different teams, 24 failed qualifying attempts and 19 DNFs.

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Autoblog

Weekly Recap: Things you might not know about the 2015 Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcats

If you're an enthusiast, and you don't know that Dodge spawned another Hellcat this week, you really must have been living in cave.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

ISMA event highlights Lee USA slate

The 75-lap Ollie Silva Memorial Mid-Summer Classic for the International Supermodified Association was the featured attraction at Lee USA Speedway last Friday night, with a capacity crowd filling the grandstands.

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Sports Media 101

Justin Bonsignore Wins Thursday Night at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

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

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Chad Mozingo hit a home run in Lincoln's 3-0 win over Sioux City on Thursday.

Three Lincoln pitchers held the Sioux City Explorers to just two hits while ending the X's six-game winning streak, 3-0, on Thursday night at Lewis and Clark Park.

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Examiner.com

Tony Stewart to sit out NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will sit out the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway this Sunday.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Nebraska is picked to finish second in the Big Ten volleyball coaches poll.

Defending NCAA and Big Ten Champion Penn State was chosen as the conference favorite for the 2014 volleyball season as voted on by the Big Ten coaches, it was announced on Thursday.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Tony Stewart out Sunday; Jeff Burton filling in

Stewart also sat out last weekend's race at Watkins Glen International, a day after the sprint car he was driving struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

The Sioux City Stampede will play Des Moines in the MFA title game on Saturday.

When the Sioux City Stampede introduced their semi-pro football team in April, they said their goal was to make the postseason in their first year.

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Motorsport.com

Trans Am heads to Mid-Ohio, set for 59-car entry and return of Tommy Kendall

As the Trans Am Series heads to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with 59 cars in tow for The 3-Dimensional Services Next Dimension 100, one of those entries will mark the return of four-time Trans Am Champion Tommy Kendall.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Sheriff: Tony Stewart investigation will continue at least two more weeks

Investigators continue to seek witnesses, gather evidence and reconstruct the crash in which a sprint car driven by Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, who was standing on the dirt track while the race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park was under caution The investigation into Saturday night's crash in which NASCAR star Tony Stewart hit and ... (more)

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

South China Morning Post

In China, Microsoft losing out increasingly to free software and piracy

Microsoft Corporation is one of the world's biggest software makers and manufactures and licenses a range of products and services related to computing.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Kevin Ward's Tragic Death Heartbreaking And Unnecessary

On the list of needless deaths in sports, this has to be the most needless. Kevin Ward's violent passing at age 20 on a New York dirt track Saturday night was tragic, heartbreaking and totally unnecessary.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Racing tragedy could keep drivers from charging onto track

Racing confrontation isn't new. In this Aug. 25, 2012, file photo, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, left, confronts Matt Kenseth after the two collided.

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The Charlotte Observer

Driver killed in on-track incident with Tony Stewart at N.Y. dirt track

AUGUST 10: Greg Zipadelli, Stewart-Haas Racing vice president of competition, at a press conference prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 10, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York.

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