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11 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trees to be planted at Brand Park in Elmira

Elmira's Brand Park, which was hard hit by a violent storm two summers ago, will get some new trees for Arbor Day thanks to a cooperative effort among the city, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County and the New York State Nursery Landscape Association.

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15 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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19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Fantasy NASCAR 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for Toyota Owners 400

It will be another Saturday night special under the lights for the The race last September at Richmond came down to tire wear, and the race Saturday should be no different.

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Yesterday | BleacherReport

What Kasey Kahne Must Do to Bounce Back from Rough Start to 2014 Season

Given how the 2014 season has gone thus far for him, Kasey Kahne can probably relate quite well to Danica Patrick.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Rising star in auto racing helps kick off season in Loudon

Taylor Martin first wants to be a police officer for several years, and then she wants to move into forensic science and help solve crimes using the latest technology.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tire Business

Westboro Baptist Church to picket Indy 500

The Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., best known for its extreme ideologies, picketing soldiers' funerals and having not-so-wonderful opinions of the gay community - as well as not liking Formula One racing very much - has announced that it is planning on picketing the Indianapolis 500.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Speed Sport News

Finley Set For K&N East Debut

Chad Finley will make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut in the Blue Ox 100 on April 25 at Richmond Int'l Raceway.

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Auto Racing Daily

NASCAR's Spring Break Arrives After Intriguing Start

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has its own version of spring break and it has arrived, with the traditional Easter weekend hiatus.

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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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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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Modern Tire Dealer

Goodyear NASCAR promo awards Camry

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has announced the Goodyear Fuel Strategy Sweepstakes where entrants have the chance to win one of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road, the Toyota Camry Hybrid fitted with and Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max tires.

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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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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

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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StarNewsOnline.com

Speedway Motorsports to pay dividend

Speedway Motorsports Inc., which trades under TRK on the New York Stock Exchange, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 15 cents per share of common stock.

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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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NewsandSentinel.com

NASCAR is turning yellow

Over the first seven races in the Sprint Cup Series, a late-race caution has been issued three times by officials.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Easley Progress

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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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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The Florida Times-Union

NASCAR: Chase Elliott takes over father Bill Elliott's spotlight, and a family tradition

Mike Stone Associated Press Chase Elliott talks with team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. in victory lane after Elliott won the NASCAR Nationwide auto race Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.

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