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3 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

Take One Down - Pass it Around

Watkins Glen International is proud to announce the addition of the Finger Lakes Beer Festival Presented by Finger Lakes Beer Trail on October 25 to the 2014 schedule of events.

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7 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Vickers explains team's resiliency

He says he pays no attention to what the media churns out each week, which might make it sound as if he could be a difficult interview.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson provide electrifying look at NASCAR's future

Chase Elliott celebrates with a burn out after scoring the victory Friday night in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway.

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AutoWeek

Simon Pagenaud looking like legitimate IndyCar Series title contender

After winning Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors in 2012 and scoring his first two Verizon IndyCar Series wins in 2013, the Frenchman is looking to contend for the 2014 championship.

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AutoWeek

Will Kyle Busch ever reach his potential in the NASCAR Sprint Cup...

While doing some research on next Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, I stumbled upon an amazing stat: At the still-young age of 28 , the younger Busch brother has led more laps in his nine-plus year Sprint Cup career than former Cup champ Matt Kenseth , older brother and former Cup champ Kurt Busch , Dale Earnhardt Jr. , ... (more)

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

500 Festival cars unveiled

Indianapolis Motor Speedway is still three weeks away from opening up for Grand Prix practice, but there were already cars on the track Wednesday afternoon.

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USA Today

Swan Racing re-evaluating NASCAR Sprint Cup future

Swan Racing is re-evaluating its two-car venture with drivers Parker Kligerman and Cole Whitt in NASCAR's premier series after sponsorship failed to materialize.

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The Auto Channel

Goodyear Launches Fuel Strategy Sweepstakes for NASCAR Fans

April 17, 2014: A great fuel strategy can be key to a NASCAR victory. And with the launch of The Goodyear Fuel Strategy Sweepstakes, fans now have the chance to win too - with one of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road, the Toyota Camry Hybrid, and Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max tires.

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Paddock Talk

Rahal Completed His First Oval Test Of 2014 At Texas Motor Speedway

Graham Rahal, 25, completed his first test day on an oval for the 2014 season at Texas Motor Speedway today.

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Business Journal

Cotton getting more mileage out of race promotion

Back on March 1, Memphis-based Cotton Incorporated and the Phoenix International Raceway held the "Blue Jeans Go Green 200 presented by Cotton, the Fabric of Our Lives" NASCAR Nationwide Series race - a rain-shortened affair eventually won by Kyle Busch .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Juan Pablo Montoya is starting to remember his open-wheel way around TMS

Not until he remembers everything he used to know about open-wheel racing before he left for the stock cars of NASCAR.

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The Florida Times-Union

NASCAR teams' quest for speed takes no vacation

Ralph Lauer Associated Press Joey Logano gets fuel and tires during a pit stop in a Sprint Cup Series race on April 7 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.

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CBS Local

IndyCar Drivers Calmer In Texas After Long Beach Tempers

Tony Kanaan got a text of apology from Ryan Hunter-Reay and is ready to move forward, just like most of the IndyCar drivers after a wild weekend in Long Beach.

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Examiner.com

NASCAR drivers with most wins in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond

The following is a list of NASCAR drivers with the most wins in the Toyota Owners 400, which is run annually at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Neighbors: 500 runners join in first Arc Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International

This region is filled with caring people and the proof comes from the 500 runners and walkers who raised more than $10,000 for The Arc of Schuyler during the agency's inaugural Arc Grand Prix Run held Saturday at Watkins Glen International racetrack.

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Examiner.com

Haas nixes idea of hiring Patrick for new F1 team

Although Danica Patrick became the first woman to win an open-car event when she captured the Japan 300 at Twin Ring Motegi in 2008, coming in 5.8594 seconds faster than pole-sitter Helio Castroneves, Stewart-Hass co-owner Gene Haas has no plans to put her behind the wheel on his new Formula 1 team next year.

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National Speed Sport News

Cutters Money To Support Newgarden

Cutters Race Team announced its unique, fan-funded sponsorship will assist the No.

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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 Indianapolis Star

First peek at glamping at IMSFirst peek at glamping at IMSThis is...

This is glamping at IMS, a new offering for the Indianapolis 500 weekend that lets fans glamp in the infield under the stars of the storied track.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip visits Samford University

NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip was at Samford University on Tuesday, showcasing his historic number 88 racecar and also letting students know about the College Party Pass for Talladega Superspeedway.

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