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2 hrs ago | Stock Car Spin

Power Rankings - Atlanta Motor Speedway - Fantasy Insider

Aug 22, 2014; Bristol, TN, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch sits in his car before practice for the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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7 hrs ago | Roadracing World

NGM Mobile Forward Racing: Colin Edwards Will Be At Silverstone, But Will He Be Racing?

Editorial Note: Colin Edwards told Roadracingworld.com at Indianapolis Motor Speedway that he would be doing wild card rides for NGM Mobile Forward Racing in the second half of the 2014 season, including the races at Silverstone and Valencia.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

NHMS announces July, Sept. 2015 NASCAR weekends

The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule features some major and minor date changes for several tracks.

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KFVS12

NASCAR's Kenseth behind anti-bullying kids' book

Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and saying he wouldn't be afraid to tell President Barack Obama to "go... Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the Portland chapter of the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS ... (more)

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Darlington Raceway gets Labor Day back in 2015

Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule.

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WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

Matt Kenseth Remains Positive with Two Races Left Before Chase

The 2003 Sprint Cup champion has nine top-five finishes this season and could get into the chase for the championship without a win, but first he has to get past Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend.

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Hemmings Auto Blogs

Major forces in vintage racing merge

Vintage racing barely existed in the United States until Steve Earle founded General Racing Limited.

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Roadracing World

ASRA Team Challenge: Grease Monkey Racing Takes Overall, GTO Class Victories At Summit Point

Summit Point, WV- The AMA sanctioned ASRA Team Challenge Series presented by Michelin Tire at Summit Point Raceway had a rough start when Seth Starnes of the Mavros & Boy team fell in turn 5 and the ensuing clean stopped the event before it could complete the first lap.

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Martinsburg Journal

Labor Day weekend full of racing

This weekend is a holiday weekend that many Americans cherish. It's right up there with Memorial Day and Independence Day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, John Graham, Deac McCaskill, NASCAR Busch, Boston Reid, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, John Coffman

Mon Aug 25, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Labor Day weekend not ideal date for IndyCar finale at Fontana

One soft-sided bag or cooler no larger than 6” x 6” x 12”; soft-sided insulated cooler may contain ice.

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Related Topix: Sports, Team Penske, Simon Pagenaud, Racing, Will Power, CART Racing, Indy Racing, Helio Castroneves, Team Australia, NASCAR, John Graham, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

Digital Game Developer

Subaru Driver Bucky Lasek Beats the Heat to Reach Podium at Red Bull Global Rallycross Daytona

The podium finish is Lasek's second this season at the wheel of his Vermont SportsCar-prepared 2014 Subaru WRX STI rallycross car after earning a Silver medal at X Games Austin in June.

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National Speed Sport News

Swindell Steps Away From Full-Time Racing

Swindell, a Hall of Fame sprint car driver who has raced for Big Game Motorsports the past four years of his 40-plus year career, isn't planning to race again outside of the Chili Bowl Nationals every January.

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Sporting News

Tony Stewart accident could make NASCAR drivers think twice about racing at local short tracks

But since his team owner saw on CNN that Kahne's car left the racing surface at a dirt track in 2011, Kahne hasn't raced in many other events beyond NASCAR.

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Motorsport.com

Is Kurt Busch getting the best that Stewart-Haas Racing has to offer?

With the exception of calling Roger Penske "Dude", it's hard to question Kurt Busch's decisions behind the wheel.

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Paddock Talk

Rockstar Energy Drink Driver Tanner Foust Looks Ahead To Los Angeles

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust is looking ahead to a critical double-header rallycross weekend next month in Los Angeles following a challenging race in Daytona.

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Motorsport.com

Wilson, Riddle, TRG-AMR prevail in Continental Tire Challenge battle

Kris Wilson held off repeated attempts to take the lead by Robin Liddell on Saturday at Virginia International Raceway, and held on to score his second Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory of the season at Virginia International Raceway.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

NASCAR: Irwin Tools Night Race rewind

While racing for the lead on Lap 161, Kevin Harvick turned Denny Hamlin, then the race leader, who slid down the track and then back up into Dale Earnhardt Jr. An angry Hamlin tossed his HANS safety device at Harvick’s car as he came back around the track.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: Time is running out for Chase hopefuls

The quake struck at 3:20 a.m. PT near American Canyon about 6 miles southwest of Napa, the U.S. Kasey Kahne finished 35th at Bristol Motor Speedway, losing another spot in the points race.

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Examiner.com

Heading to Atlanta for 2014 NASCAR action? Check this out

NASCAR's Labor Day weekend party is at Georgia's Atlanta Motor Speedway , where the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series hit the track for the Oral-B USA 500 and the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children, August 29th through 31st.

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Motorsport.com

Dixon is nearly mathmatically out of title fight

Scott Dixon hates to lose - and so does his Target Chip Ganassi Racing team. Dixon, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, lies sixth in points as the series culminates its 2014 season with the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway and next weekend's MAVTV500 on the Auto Club Speedway oval at Fontana, Calif.

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