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Joe Gibbs Racing looks to get back on track

Considering that Hamlin had not posted a top-five finish since the Sprint Cup tour visited Pocono on June 8, at least it was a step in the right direction - that was until NASCAR confiscated parts from the car in post-race inspection.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Roadracing World

MotoGP World Championship Resumes August 8-10 At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The eyes of the motorcycle racing world will be on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway next week as the Red Bull Indianapolis GP returns for a seventh year.

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ABC News

NASCAR Suspends Hamlin Crew Chief Grubb 6 Races

NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin's crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection following his third-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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The News Tribune

Verizon IndyCar Series - Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Preview

Castroneves 1-11, Power 12-13, Newgarden 14-20, Castroneves Castroneves 1-11, Power 12-13, Newgarden 14-20, Castroneves 21-41, Power 42-44, Wilson 45-49, Conway 50-56.

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Stock Car Spin

NASCAR Chase score card: leaving Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jeff Gordon's historic fifth win of the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday gave Gordon his second win of the season, leaving the 2014 winning driver tally at 11 drivers with six races remaining until the Chase for the Sprint Cup entry cutoff coming up at Richmond International Speedway in September.

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Roadracing World

Dwyer Takes CCS Unlimited Grand Prix Victory At Homestead-Miami Speedway

Sean Dwyer won what could only be described as one of the most exciting Unlimited Grand Prix races of the CCS Florida region at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Hot Rod Magazine

Weekend Race Recap: July 28, 2014 - " NASCAR, NHRA, F1 and an Intro to Lemons

Need some quick notes on the weekend's past races? Here's a quick summary of who won some stuff, who crashed out and, as a bonus, a brief explanation of a racing topic that, once you've read it, will make you the most exciting person at very boring parties.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC News

Gordon Eyeing 5th Title After Big Brickyard Win

He was the "Wonder Boy" who racked up wins at a record place. He brought the southern sport to Madison Ave. and became such a household name that even rapper Nelly name-dropped Gordon in a song.

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Autoblog

Recharge Wrap-up: Control Tesla Model S from your wrist, NASCAR's E15 milestone

Tesla Model S owners can now control their car with Android Wear. A new, free app for the Android wrist devices, called Tesla Command, allows the user to control car functions such as the locks, horn, and sunroof from outside the vehicle.

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The Florida Times-Union

NASCAR Notebook: Carl Edwards not part of future plans for Roush Fenway Racing

Car owner Jack Roush unveiled his driving lineup for next year before Sunday's Crown Royal 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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CultureMap

Questions linger in tragic go-kart track crash that left a 14-year-old Texas girl dead

A 14-year-old Flower Mound girl killed in a single-person go-kart crash outside Texas Motor Speedway was laid to rest in a private memorial service on Saturday.

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USA Today

NASCAR confiscates parts of driver's race car

NASCAR confiscated parts from Denny Hamlin's third-place car Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and warned of possible penalties following further inspection.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Light rain, clouds do nothing to dampen NASCAR fans' excitement

Fans enjoyed the Brickyard 400 Sunday despite the ever-changing weather. When it was all said and done, the sunshine won out - just like Jeff Gordon.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Motorsport.com

Dempsey Racing endures at the Brickyard Grand Prix to earn a top-10

With Indianapolis Motor Speedway living up to its reputation for action, Dempsey Racing survived an incident-filled race to finish in the top-10 with the No.

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Graham Leader

Penske's Indy struggles continue in Cup series

Montoya - making his second NASCAR start of the year - dropped nine spots in the first 10 laps, Keselowski's hopes were dashed by a string of bad luck and Joey Logano's fifth-place finish wasn't good enough to give their team owner the one major trophy missing from his mantle, the Brickyard 400.

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Graham Leader

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at IMS for record 5th time

With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.

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The Modesto Bee

Pratt stars at track in role as honorary Hoosier

He plays an Indiana resident on TV, and he's fit right in as an honorary Hoosier at a trifecta of must-see landmarks in Indianapolis.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Dover businesses capitalize on Firefly

She hoped it would help build relationships with others in the business community.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Weekend racing: Filling the Cup Series vacuum This is probably the...

This is probably the most unusual NASCAR weekend on the calendar this season. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has the weekend off to catch its breath before 17 consecutive weeks of racing.

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MySanAntonio.com

Texas Motor Speedway to host Big Hoss TV Drive-In tonight

"Big Hoss TV" - the world's largest, high-definition LED video television screen at Texas Motor Speedway - will play host tonight to the first of two drive-in style movie nights this summer at 1.5-mile speedway.

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