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2 hrs ago | Mashable

Tony Stewart's NASCAR Season Fading Fast: He's Skipping Bristol, Too

Tony Stewart hasn't been back on the race track since his Sprint car struck and killed a fellow driver earlier this month, and at this rate it's looking like the three-time NASCAR champion's "comeback" season may be over.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

Panic Meter Hits Redline For NASCAR Bubble Drivers

With just three races to go before the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup officially begins, a host of NASCAR bubble drivers are hitting the redline on the panic meter.

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The Wichita Eagle

Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season

The veteran driver won the pole position for Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night.

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Motorsport.com

Six drivers post times below the track record in first Bristol practice

With less than 10 minutes remaining in first practice, Kyle Larson posted the quickest lap of the session at Bristol Motor Speedway - 131.083 mph.

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National Speed Sport News

Racing Happened To LeeRoy

About The Author: Don Smyle is the owner of Smyle Media & Marketing, a motorsports consulting, licensing and media development company.

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Cape Gazette

NASCAR's Jeff Gordon finds fans in Rehoboth

NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, center, conducted a question-and-answer session with fans at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand Aug. 20. Also participating in the event were Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione, left, and emcee and Milford native Mike Wigley.

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Hispanic Business

Hispanic NASCAR Driver Ready to Make History

Race car drivers love life in the fast lane. None more than Milka Duno, the first Hispanic female driver to compete in a NASCAR national series.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

NASCAR's diversity efforts pay off with Suarez deal

Joe Gibbs Racing's signing of Mexican driver Daniel Suarez this week represents the most important achievement yet in NASCAR's diversity efforts, and that's saying a lot for a sport that has seen several landmarks in the past year.

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Examiner.com

NASCAR odds for 2014 Irwin Tools Night Race, Keselowski and Harvick co-favorites

The following is a list of the odds for NASCAR drivers to win the 2014 Irwin Tools Night Race, which is taking place this Saturday night, August 23, 2014, at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee.

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BleacherReport

Fyi Wirz: Nascar Drivers Chase the Chase at Bristol Coliseum

The Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins after just three races. America's stock car coliseum, Bristol Motor Speedway, hosts the next race, the Irwin Tools Night Race August 23 in Bristol, Tennessee.

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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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Stock Car Spin

NASCAR schedule and weather outlook for Bristol Motor Speedway

All three of NASCAR's national series - Sprint Cup, Nationdwide and Camping World Truck - are taking on the high-banked, concrete surface at Bristol Motor Speedway in night races this week.

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Sporting News

Ranking NASCAR's best free-agent moves

Carl Edwards saw what Matt Kenseth did in 2013. He sees what Kevin Harvick is doing in 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Area around Douglas Dam in Sevierville evacuated after line fire

New Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen sat down with 6 News Wednesday to explain how she plans to improve the office and what her hopes are for the future of the criminal court clerks position.

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Reuters

Stewart to skip third straight NASCAR race after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will skip this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third consecutive event the three-time champion has missed since being involved in a fatal on-track accident.

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Pasadena Star-News

Will Power leads six-driver chase for IndyCar title

There's little doubt the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series driving championship will be decided Aug. 30 at the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway in Fonatana.

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The Washington Post

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

Power Rankings - Bristol Motor Speedway - Fantasy Insider

Aug 15, 2014; Brooklyn, MI, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth during practice for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

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The Union Daily Times

Sauter delivers NASCAR Truck Series win at Michigan

Ryan Blaney, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Careers for Vets Ford, in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway on August 15 in Brooklyn, Michigan.

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The Island Packet

Darlington race date reportedly moving back to Labor Day

Media reports have Darlington’s race date being moved to Labor Day, a spot it held from 1950-2003 on NASCAR’s schedule.

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