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3 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Report: Jimmy Fennig to retire as crew chief

With two wins this season at Bristol Motor Speedway and Sonoma Raceway , Fennig will end his career with a shot at the championship as part of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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6 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Nationwide Series driver Kasey Kahne leads pole winner Chase Elliott and a pack of cars past Turn One on a restart HAMPTON, Ga.

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6 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

NASCAR | Win puts Kasey Kahne in the Chase

Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.

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6 hrs ago | WTLV

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Pickens Sentinel

Stout restart gives Blaney Nationwide Series win at Bristol

Ryan Blaney, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. 22 in Bristol, Tenn.

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Detroit Free Press

Mike Brudenell: Tony Stewart still shaken as he readies for NASCAR return

Stewart-Haas driver Tony Stewart will compete in the Sprint Cup race tonight at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his first race since the tragic accident in which he struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. / John Bazemore/Associated Press 'It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.'

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Fight against blight on Daytona's beachside

One recent evening, a man curled up on the concrete parking lot of a vacant Shell gas station and napped as rush hour traffic whirred past on International Speedway Boulevard.

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Suria

Auto racer Aleshin upgraded to stable...

Russian rookie driver Mikhail Aleshin was upgraded to stable condition after suffering head and chest injuries during a multi-car practice crash ahead of the IndyCar auto race.

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Boxing Scene

Photos: Evander Holyfield Goes NASCAR in Hampton

Former cruiserweight and heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield and NASCAR Nationwide Series officials Kim Lopez and Andy Holder pose with the green flag prior to the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Kevin Harvick dominates to win Atlanta Nationwide

NASCAR fans in the infield watch Nationwide Series drivers Kyle Larson and Kasey Kahne during the NASCAR Nationwide Cup Series Great Clips 300 auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Hampton, Ga.

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Examiner.com

Chase Elliott grabs first-career pole at Atlanta

NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying was delayed at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, first by rain and then by a yellow flag for the stalled car of Carl Long in the first of three rounds.

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Examiner.com

Family feud at Turner Scott Motorsports

Whether Turner Scott Motorsports shutters its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series program seems to be up in the air, but one thing's for certain, it's left series veteran driver Ron Hornaday out of a ride, at least for Sunday afternoon's race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park .

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Paddock Talk

Cole Whitt Makes Pit Stop At Rinnai Headquarters

Popular NASCAR driver Cole Whitt made a pit stop at Rinnai headquarters in Peachtree City today to celebrate the tankless water heater brand's sponsorship of his car with the company's employees.

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Easley Progress

Logano defies odds with career renaissance at Penske

Joey Logano and his team celebrate in Victory Lane after winning the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. 23 in Bristol, Tenn.

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Paddock Talk

Roush Fenway Racing Leads Atlanta NASCAR Practice Sessions

Carl Edwards turned a lap of 28.747 around Atlanta Motor Speedway to lead Friday afternoon's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session at the 1.5-mile oval.

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National Speed Sport News

Harvick Speeds To Sixth Pole Of 2014

Harvick earned his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole of the season Friday during qualifying for the Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Helio Castroneves wins IndyCar pole at Fontana

Team owner Roger Penske and IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves chat during a practice session Friday at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.

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Easley Progress

Keselowski earns first NASCAR Truck Series win at Bristol

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #19 DrawTire Ford, poses with the trophy in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. 21 in Bristol, Tenn.

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WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

Tony Stewart: Tragedy Will Affect My Life Forever

Stewart will race on Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway and had missed the last three races following the tragic death.

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Stock Car Spin

Tony Stewart can still get into Chase

Aug 29, 2014; Hampton, GA, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart during practice for the Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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