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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Joe Gibbs Racing: 2014 Toyota Owners 400 weekend preview

After a week off for the Easter holiday, the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series are back on track with night racing at Richmond International Raceway .

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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Darrell Wallace Jr. to make first Nationwide start of 2014 at Talladega

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular Darrell Wallace Jr. plans to make his first Nationwide Series start of 2014 on May 3 at Talladega Superspeedway , according to an announcement on Wednesday from Joe Gibbs Racing .

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5 hrs ago | Sporting News

Swan Racing sells assets, leaves Parker Kligerman without ride

Swan Racing has sold off the assets of its two Sprint Cup cars, leaving Parker Kligerman without a ride for this weekend's race at Richmond International Raceway.

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9 hrs ago | AutoWeek

Dario Franchitti to receive 2014 Legendary Driver Award

The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation will host the 15th annual Racing to Recovery Gala Saturday, May 24 at the Lucas Oil Estate in Carmel.

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11 hrs ago | AutoWeek

Road-course specialist Franck Montagny to join Andretti Autosport for Indianapolis

Franck Montagny drove for Andretti Green Racing in the American Le Mans Series race at Belle Isle in 2008.

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12 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Home Tracks Pit Stops: Virginia is for race fans

Editor's Note: This is the debut of of "Pit Stops," a weekly feature that will run on Wednesdays and is designed to be your one-stop shop for the week that was, and the upcoming weekend.

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14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

RGIII is really Richmonda s pace car driver

You'll recall that late last month, in the middle of some NCAA tournament games, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Robert Griffin III and Richmond International Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier got together on Twitter and decided that RGIII should be the pace-car driver for this weekend's Toyota Owners 400, which will take place not terribly far from ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 Richmond: Justin Allgaier NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Preview

Short-trackin' at Richmond...While the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is returning to the track after an off weekend, Justin Allgaier and the No.

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20 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Richmond Revisited: Who's Been Hurt Worst by NASCAR's 2013 Scandal at RIR?

Sprint Cup Series prepares to make its first return to Richmond International Raceway since last fall's shameful debacle aimed at manipulating race results, a look back at what has transpired since for the key figures involved is in order.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Westland Observer

NASCAR legend's son making his own name

Not that Elliott, a NASCAR legend, or Dawsonville minds. In fact, the surprising success of Chase Elliott, 18, has lifted the spirits of this north Georgia mountain town with a population of 2,255.

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Anchorage Daily News

NASCAR - Sprint Cup - Toyota Owners 400 Preview

Harvick-pole, Logano 1-37, J. Gordon 38-42, Ragan 43, J. Gordon Harvick-pole, Logano 1-37, J. Gordon 38-42, Ragan 43, J. Gordon 44-45, Harvick 46-60, Hamlin 61-63, Kenseth 64-75, Harvick 76-179, Keselowski 180-183, Kahne 184-201, Harvick 202, Kahne 203-207, Harvick 208-223, Vickers 224-247, J. Gordon 248, Vickers 249-254, Harvick 255-273, Biffle ... (more)

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Langley Speedway's influence felt at Richmond International Raceway

With NASCAR heading to Richmond International Raceway for two nights this week, highlighted by the Toyota Owners 400 on Saturday, local track Langley Speedway will go dark for a weekend.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Jordy Nelson To Drive Pace Car At Kansas Speedway

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gives a thumbs-up to wide receiver Jordy Nelson after Nelson caught a 10-yard touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz.

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Alabama Live

Few drivers have made successful leap from IndyCars into NASCAR -- and vice versa

But there are more differences than similarities between the sleek, sharkish IndyCars and the muscular stock cars from NASCAR that bear at least some resemblance to the cars on a showroom floor.

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Roadracing World

Yamaha Riders Doing Q&A Session, Signing Autographs At Yamaha SoCal...

April 22, 2014 - Round One of the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented By Yamaha kicks off with the Yamaha SoCal Nationals this weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.

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AutoWeek

Al Unser Jr. to race in Indy Legends Pro-Am event at Brickyard:...

Growing list of old-timers to race in vintage race in June includes Lyn St. James, Willy T. Ribbs, Mark Dismore Al Unser Jr. is coming back to Indy.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Richmond: RAB Racing NASCAR Nationwide Race Preview

Friday Night Under the Lights...After a cut left-front tire spoiled the No. 99 RAB Racingteams chances for their first top-10 of the season at Darlington Raceway, the Rheem team comes to Richmond regrouped and looking to string together some solid results.

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BleacherReport

Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Richmond

Neither driver has a win this season. It's go time for the 12-weekend spring-into-summer trek that starts this Saturday in Richmond and ends in the mountains of New Hampshire in the middle of July.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Motorsport.com

Fast facts around the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama will be the fifth Verizon IndyCar Series event conducted at Barber Motorsports Park.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Stats advance: Harvick's strong history at Richmond

Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia going into the Toyota Owners 400 on April 26. Originally known as the Atlantic Rural Exposition Fairgrounds, Richmond International Raceway held its first race in 1946 as a half-mile dirt track.

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