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3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Jeff Gordon expects Tony Stewart to be contender in tonight's NASCAR Sprint Cup race

Kevin Harvick is on the pole, but Stewart, who starts 12th, is in the spotlight in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series race tonight at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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3 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Roger Penske still considers Auto Club Speedway a special place

Unbeknownst to many, and a surprise to the constant flow of motorists on the 10 freeway, Roger Penske led the late Les Richter up the Cherry Avenue overpass one day in 1994.

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7 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Cameron Hayley ready to realize his dream racing in NASCAR

Calgary's Cameron Hayley will realize his life-long dream of racing in NASCAR on Sunday when he participates in the Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 50 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

2014 Oral-B Usa 500 qualifying: Kenseth, Busch top 10 in Atlanta

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Kenseth will start fifth Sunday night in the Oral-B 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway .

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14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Motorsport: Nearly-man Power in driver's seat

Will Power, trying to become Australia's first IndyCar season champion, carries the points lead into the final race of the campaign for the fourth time in five years.

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17 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NASCAR at Atlanta 2014 Live Stream, TV Schedule and More

Drivers outside the Chase have just two more chances to make it, and their next opportunity will come Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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21 hrs ago | Easley Progress

NASCAR by the numbers

From the left, Greg Biffle, Danica Patrick, Jamie McMurray, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. assist NASCAR president Mike Helton in the ice bucket challenge in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Yesterday | The News-Press

Mikhail Aleshin in IndyCar practice crash in Fontana

Mikhail Aleshin in IndyCar practice crash in Fontana Several drivers involved in final practice before series finale Check out this story on news-press.com: http://usat.ly/1prYJR4 Mikhail Aleshin of the No.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WAOW

Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member

It's a bittersweet day at Newsline, as we say goodbye to Cami Mountain. Cami is leaving us to start an exciting new chapter in her life as a mother.Friday morning, hundreds of you left your well wishes on our Facebook page.

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Brandon Sun

NASCAR'S Stewart says he'll never get over Ward's death but hopes racing will help the healing

HAMPTON, Ga. - Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper.

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NewsOK.com

Houston races dropped from IndyCar slate in 2015

IndyCar ran a doubleheader race at the NRG Park track for the past two years. Scheduling conflicts prompted the change, IndyCar president Mark Miles says.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 8/29/14: Same-sex marriages in Georgia would contribute...

First Slice 8/29/14: Same-sex marriages in Georgia would contribute $80 million to state economy, says new study According to a new study by the UCLA school of law, allowing same-sex marriage in Georgia would inject nearly $80 million into the state's economy and create nearly 1,000 jobs.

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BleacherReport

Predicting the First 4 Drivers Who Will Be Eliminated from 2014 Sprint Cup Chase

For the first time in its 11-year history, this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup will have three elimination rounds through the course of the 10-race playoff.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Indiana University student found dead at sorority house

FOX59 has confirmed with IU spokesman Mark Land the student was found dead at 8 p.m. No foul play is suspected.

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Motorsport.com

2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup: The future of NASCAR competition

Unlike some traditionalists out there, I am thoroughly excited for the next reincarnation of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

IndyCar to race in New Orleans in 2015

The IndyCar Series committed to adding the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La., to its 2015 schedule.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Bowmanville: Gray Gaulding NASCAR Truck Race Preview

Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 14 of 22 -August 31st, 2014 Driver: Gray Gaulding Truck: No.20 Gemini Southern Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Point Standings: 15th Track: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Race: Chevrolet Silverado 250 Distance: 64 Laps / 157.37 Miles On Track Activity in Canada begins on Saturday with back to ... (more)

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BleacherReport

Why NASCAR's New Elimination Format Will Bring More Excitement to the Chase

Let's face it, some folks just don't like change. They're going to rip on it or at least roundly question it no matter what.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

MLive.com

Spirit of America blood drive returns to Michigan International Speedway

MIS has partnered with Michigan Blood to host the annual Spirit of America Blood drive Thursday, Sept.

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