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3 hrs ago | 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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

NASCAR, drivers don't always agree on ways to create more passing

Dale Earnhardt Jr. races Brian Vickers during practice at Michigan International Speedway last Saturday.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

NASCAR - Nationwide - Food City 300 Preview

S. Hornish Jr. - pole; B. Scott 1-32; S. Hornish Jr. 33-44; B. S. Hornish Jr. - pole; B. Scott 1-32; S. Hornish Jr. 33-44; B. Scott 45-51; T. Bayne 52-60; B. Gaughan 61-65; C. Buescher 66-90.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

NASCAR - Sprint Cup - IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

J. Gordon-pole, Logano 1-21, Newman 22-24, Johnson 25-37, Logano J. Gordon-pole, Logano 1-21, Newman 22-24, Johnson 25-37, Logano 38-55, J. Gordon 56, Logano 57, J. Gordon 58-63, Earnhardt Jr 64-67, Johnson 68-75, Newman 76-78, J. Gordon 79-99, Newman 100-107, Logano 108-139, Ku.

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Inside Bay Area

Juan Pablo Montoya returns to IndyCar

Race car drivers today don't come to the track with resumes more impressive that the one authored by Juan Pablo Montoya.

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Examiner.com

Carl Edwards officially introduced at Joe Gibbs Racing

One of the worst kept secrets in the NASCAR garage was confirmed Tuesday as Carl Edwards was officially introduced at the driver of the No.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Tony Stewart silence heightens roar of criticism

Pure Michigan 400: Jeff Gordon Aug 17, 2014; Brooklyn, MI, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon celebrates in victory lane after winning the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

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