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10 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Johnson not worried by slow start

In this July 6, 2013, file photo, driver Jimmie Johnson, far right, celebrates with his crew and car owner Rick Hendrick, left, after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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14 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

Hiring Conway Pays Off For Carpenter

Mike Conway is a part-time Verizon IndyCar Series driver with a full-time schedule of racing and though he'd like nothing more than to bask in glow of a victory in the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach with Ed Carpenter Racing this week, he's off for more racing.

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17 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

Racing Seasons End And Begin Next Weekend For The Stuttgart Cup In The Mitty At Road Atlanta

The Stuttgart Cup will wrap up its Inaugural Winter Series championship and launch its 2014 racing season next weekend at The Classic Motorsports Magazine Mitty presented by Hagerty at Road Atlanta, April 24 - 27, where North America's only racing series for Porsche Cayman and Boxster competitors will race for the first time in an official ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

IMS teams up with ING for W4OH

"Wish For Our Heroes" , The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indiana National Guard are teaming up to provide fans with a chance to help send a group of active U.S. Military and veterans to the various exciting weekends of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Paddock Talk

Chevrolet Camaros Rolling Around Indy As 500 Festival Cars

A longtime tradition leading into the Month of May and "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" was renewed Wednesday when the 33 directors of the 500 Festival received their Indianapolis 500 Chevrolet Camaros on the main straightaway at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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AutoWeek

IndyCar drivers hope Firestone tire test at Texas helps reduce pack racing

A Firestone tire test at Texas Motor Speedway offered IndyCar teams the ability to review their oval aero package and gain data while the Izod IndyCar Series had two drivers in particular -- Marco Andretti and Ed Carpenter -- helping the sanctioning body find the perfect package to enhance the racing on the 1.5-mile oval for the Firestone 600.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

IndyCar Series

Tony Kanaan drives the number 10 Target car during the Open Firestone Tire Test at Texas Motor Speedway Wednesday April 16, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Examiner.com

Historics: MINI to set pace at 2014 Watkins Glen U.S. Vintage Grand Prix

In a press release issued on Wednesday, April 16, Watkins Glen International announced that once again this year the MINI will serve as the official pace car of the Glenora Wine Cellars United States Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver.

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The Indianapolis Star

People's race car still in need of funds for Indy 500 runPeople's...

Jason Godby , and partner Travis Tetrault of the Cutters RT team, which is trying to raise one million dollars through collecting $100 apiece signatures, and hope to run the car in the upcoming Indianapolis 500, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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Paddock Talk

DAYTONA Rising Creates Opportunities For Local Construction Firms,...

After a successful beginning to the 2014 motorsports event season, Daytona International Speedway is now ramping up construction activities for the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project.

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WDOV-AM Dover

Drivers Ed Students Compete for Scholarships

Being a safe driver could help some high school students pay for college. The Delaware Driver and Safety Education Association holds its annual drivers' ed competition today at Dover International Speedway.

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The Star Press

Do you enjoy camping? Racing? How about glamping?

Fresh flowers sit bedside. Delicate paper lanterns hang from the ceilings. The bed has a posh deep orange blanket and olive green accent pillows like you'd find at a fancy hotel.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Tire test portends high speeds at Kansas

More than a dozen Sprint Cup Series teams converged on Kansas Speedway for a Goodyear tire test Tuesday in preparation for the track's first night race next month.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pickens Sentinel

Harvick goes from pole to Victory Lane at So...

It started with the Pole Award and ended with the champion's trophy. That's how strong Kevin Harvick's #4 Budweiser Chevrolet was at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night.

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Motorsport.com

BK Racing's rookies tackle Darlington for the first time

Alex Bowman and the No. 23 Dr Pepper Toyota Camry team finished 29th at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night.

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Examiner.com

Where they stand: Nationwide Series points after Darlington

With his second consecutive NASCAR Nationwide Series win Friday night at Darlington Raceway, Chase Elliott took over the Nationwide Series championship points lead by a 13-point margin over JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith, the only other NNS championship-eligible driver two win a race in the first seven races of the 2014 season.

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Paddock Talk

Enjoy The Glen Up Close and Personal

Watkins Glen International continues to make fans their first priority by offering the chance to witness the excitement of on-track action free of charge from the Fans R1st Viewing Area.

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Stock Car Spin

Chase score card: leaving Darlington Raceway

With his second win of the season coming Saturday night in the Bojangles' Southern 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Darlington Racway, Kevin Harvick assued his spot in the 16-driver Chase for the Sprint Cup championship post-season, that is if he's in the top-30 in points come the end of race 26 at Richmond International Raceway in September.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Motorsport.com

Conway choice pays dividends early for Carpenter team

The cross-continent, multi-series schedule was Mike Conway's choice because he enjoys nothing more than the pursuit of victory no matter the series or racetrack.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

House questions tax cut for Daytona Rising TALLAHASSEE a " Floridians...

Floridians should expect the return of the popular “back-to-school” sales-tax holiday this August.

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