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3 hrs ago | 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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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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Business Wire

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of 15 Cents Per Share

The quarterly dividend will be payable on June 6, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 16, 2014.

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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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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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Paddock Talk

Texas Test Up Next For Drivers, Teams

As a rookie in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Jack Hawksworth knows that he has to learn a lot on the fly.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Paddock Talk

Elliott Sadler and the OneMain Financial Team Focus on Green in April

OneMain Financial and NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler will support the NASCAR Green initiative in a month-long campaign to draw focus on environmental awareness.

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Sports Media 101

New Last Chance Qualifying Session and Extra Practice Day Announced for the Indy 500

Motorsports 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of Motorsports as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Naples Daily News

Local racing: Casey Mears of Germain Racing places 18th at Darlington

Casey Mears makes the right-hand turn into the garage area after turning some practice laps Saturday at the Daytona International Speedway.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 now allows any entry that has not made the field at the end of the first day a chance to make the last row of the grid on the second day.

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