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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

RPM Race Break: Eight Races In, Strong Start to 2014

The Easter holiday is a welcome weekend for NASCAR . It gives teams an opportunity for everyone to actually take a break from the weekly grind of analyzing the car from the previous week and getting things turned around to head back out on the road.

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8 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

NASCAR's spring break: Highs and not-so-highs

Eight races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and there's good news for some drivers and teams, bad news for others Eight races into the 36-race season, maybe it's time to take a quick look at the highs and lows of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing so far.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Alabama Live

Knockout qualifying is nothing like watching paint dry, says Fox...

"It's quicker it's more exciting," Fox Sports NASCAR analyst Darrell Waltrip said last week at Samford University.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Roush talks possible engine changes

With NASCAR officials focusing on engine changes in the Sprint Cup Series for 2015 that will result in a reduction of horsepower, such a move should involve "a restriction on the intake side," according to Sprint Cup Series team co-owner Jack Roush.

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AutoWeek

V is for Victory: Five Big Wins, Five Major Series

Winning in just one of the top motorsports series makes for a successful weekend.

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The Detroit News

Carl Edwards has fond memories of his first Mustang

The Ford Mustang his hit the big 5-0. The car went on sale for the first time on April 17, 1964, and was introduced at New York's World Fair.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

411mania.com

Global Force Wrestling Sponsoring Hermie Sadler for Upcoming Charity Race

Global Force Wrestling Sponsoring Hermie Sadler for Upcoming Charity Race Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 04.17.2014 Read the full press release... - The following press release came out that said Jeff Jarrett's new promotion, Global Force Wrestling, will sponsor Hermie Sadler for the upcoming Denny Hamlin Charity Race.

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Motorsport.com

Tony Stewart Racing: World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Devil's Bowl advance

Never in a million years could Tony Stewart Racing's Steve Kinser have thought a March trip to Texas back in the spring of 1978 would be such a historic weekend for short-track racing.

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Crescent-News.com

Track to celebrate its roots, looking forward to racing in 2015

It all started in the fall of 1949, when a crisp breeze toyed with the loose soil of an old cotton field on the west side of rural Darlington, South Carolina.

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The Marion Star

Teens can explore drag racing

For teens who want to drive fast, Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk is giving them a venue.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Racer at heart, John Ulrich brings Superbikes back to Southern California

At his core, John Ulrich is a racer, a motorcycle racer to be more specific. He's been zooming around on two wheels since 1973, won a few championships and has been a team owner for 34 years.

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The Modesto Bee

Wallace showing improvement in Truck Series

In this Oct. 27, 2013, file photo, Darrell Wallace Jr., right, winner of Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck race, smiles as he listens to Wendell Scott Jr., left, during a news conference at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va.

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Paddock Talk

Open Firestone Tire Test To Draw Nearly Entire Verizon IndyCar Series Field

WHAT: Open Firestone Tire Test To Draw Nearly Entire Verizon IndyCar Series Field WHEN: WEDNESDAY, Noon -1 p.m. CT driver availability; photo and video availability on track and garage from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. WHERE: Texas Motor Speedway, Infield Media Center WHO: Target Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan ; Team Penske drivers Helio ... (more)

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Paddock Talk

Darrell Waltrip Educates Samford University Students On Talladega...

Four-time Talladega Superspeedway winner and three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Darrell Waltrip was at Samford University in Birmingham on Tuesday, showcasing his historic No.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: With ratings going up, Talladega qualifying moving to main Fox network

In the most emphatic endorsement yet of NASCAR's move to knockout qualifying, the time trials once regarded as the season's most laborious will become among its most highly visible.

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The Kansas City Star

NASCAR's Kyle Larson thrives while doing double duty

Paul Temme chased the gunman while on the phone with police, then locked eyes with the man.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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Alabama Live

NASCAR legend and TV analyst Darrel Waltrip speaks at Samford University

Waltrip, an analyst with Fox Sports, spoke on various topics from his career, to his faith to racing in general.

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National Speed Sport News

NASCAR Sets Touring Series TV Schedule

NASCAR announced today the broadcast schedule for the remainder of the 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tours Championship events on FOX Sports 1. The schedule includes 28 events for NASCAR's touring series including previously aired races from Bristol Motor Speedway, Greenville Pickens Speedway, and Irwindale Speedway.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

The Green Flag: Sprint Cup gets break

Invariably, when there's a pause in the racing season, reporters ask drivers what they plan to do with the time off, and the answers invariably range from hunting with friends, enjoying some rest and relaxation at the beach, traveling, playing golf or simply spending quality time with family.

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