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6 min ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Robbery victim speaks out for other residents

The victim, who asked to be identified only as Katherine, said an armed man attacked her as she got out of an SUV near I-70 and Post Road. He surprised her in her driveway and threatened to shoot her before wrestling the woman for her purse.

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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Tony Stewart fatal dirt-track accident to be heard by grand jury

Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. in this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo.

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4 hrs ago | MotorAuthority

Penske Enters V8 Supercars, With NASCAR's Marcos Ambrose In Tow

Leading NASCAR team owner and businessman Roger Penske has confirmed plans to enter Australia's awesome V8 Supercars touring car series , starting from the 2015 season. Penske has secured a controlling 51 percent stake in existing V8 Supercars team Dick Johnson Racing , and will compete under the DJR Team Penske banner.

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8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Danica Patrick: Latest News and 2014 Sprint Cup Standings Ahead of New Hampshire

Jr. Both remained on the track and in the top 20 but missed out on opportunities to gain more positions late. Heading to New Hampshire, Patrick is looking to continue her improvement at the track with at least a top-20 result.

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12 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Could Ryan Blaney Bring Success to the Wood Brothers in 2015?

NASCAR is on the cusp of seeing an influx of young and talented drivers entering the Sprint Cup ranks within the next few years. While guys like Darrell Wallace Jr. and Chase Elliott are competing for a championship in the Camping World and Nationwide Series, respectively, other drivers like Erik Jones and Kyle Larson are turning heads in their own divisions.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Redmond Reporter

Driver to headline Hopelink luncheon Oct. 20

Green Bay Packers all-time leading receiver, "Dancing with the Stars" champion and New York Times best-selling author Donald Driver will deliver the keynote address at Hopelink's 19th annual Reaching Out Benefit Luncheon from noon to 1:15 p.m. Oct. 20 at Bellevue's Meydenbauer Center . The luncheon is the Redmond-based social services agency's largest fundraising event of the year.

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Motorsport.com

BK Racing scores top 30 with Cole Whitt at Chicagoland

Cole Whitt led his BK Racing teammates to the checkered flag as he brought home a 30th-place finish in the No. 26 Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota Camry at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Sunday afternoon.

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BleacherReport

Fantasy NASCAR at New Hampshire 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for Sylvania 300

The Sprint Cup Series travels to Loudon, New Hampshire, this week for the Osram Sylvania 300. The second race in the Chase is one of the shortest left on the schedule.

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Austin Monthly

Sept. 19-20: The Wheel Deal

Make sure you're comfy, have plenty of snacks and are buckled in safely because Lone Star Le Mans' debut at the Circuit of The Americas is an event all about endurance. In Le Mans, France, when the race originated in 1923, commercial sports cars would race for 24 hours straight, balancing speed with the cars' ability to run that long without serious damage.

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Motorsport.com

Hessert wins in wild ARCA finish at Salem

Tom Hessert won for the fifth time in his career Saturday and third time at Salem Speedway, but it's safe to say he has never won like this before. Hessert grabbed the lead from Mason Mitchell with 12 laps to go, then held on and beat Mitchell despite both cars bouncing off each other and the wall coming out of the final turn of the 200-lap event.

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Motorsport.com

Almirola 'heartbroken' over untimely blown engine

When Aric Almirola climbed out of his No. 43 Ford Fusion during the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet Sunday, it was probably obvious what he was about to say.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Marcos Ambrose signs with Penske for Australian V8 Supercars

Only days after announcing that he will be leaving NASCAR at the end of this season, Marcos Ambrose will return to the sport he once dominated in the V8 Australian V8 Supercars Championship. Team Penske announced Sunday that it would form a partnership with one of the most successful motorsport teams in Australia, Dick Johnson Racing, with Ambrose behind the wheel of the No.

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LongmontFYI

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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The Fresno Bee

~NASCAR Chase 09.14.14

SEPTEMBER 14: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, leads Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 14, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. JONATHAN DANIEL - Getty Images The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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USA Today

Chicagoland establishing identity as Chase starts

Chicagoland establishing identity as Chase kicks off Track trying to make footprint in crowded sports landscape about 50 miles south of Chicago Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s2eIr5 Matt Kenseth won the Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway in 2013. This is the fourth year the 1.5-mile track has kicked off the 10-race title run.

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Motorsport.com

Happy Hour wasn't for Dale Jr. but he remains optimistic

But with assistance from his Hendrick Motorsports teammate, the driver of the No. 88 Chevy expects to be in the game on Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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USA Today

Kasey Kahne brings new mental approach to NASCAR's Chase

Kasey Kahne, who struggled through one of his most difficult seasons until winning at Atlanta Motor Speedway and making the Chase for the Sprint Cup, said he's changed his mental approach this year. Kasey Kahne brings new mental approach to NASCAR's Chase Kasey Kahne, who struggled through one of his most difficult seasons until winning at Atlanta Motor Speedway and making the Chase for the Sprint Cup, said he's changed his mental approach this year.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Motorsport.com

Brandon Wicknick takes the victory in Formula Drift Pro 2

Formula DRIFT PRO 2 continued the season at Texas Motor Speedway with the third of four rounds of competition. Brandon Wicknick in the Driftmotion D-Spare Nissan 2JZ S13 takes the victory.

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Star-Telegram.com

Fatal motorcycle crashes on the rise in North Texas

Brian Johnson, 27 of Quinlan, and Tiffany Chu, 25, of Richardson were killed when their motorcycle slammed into a guardrail in the 3000 block of Interstate 635 at 2:13 a.m.. Jose Tarin, 23, was killed when the motorcycle he was driving hit a vehicle in the 11000 block of northbound Interstate 35W at 12:50 a.m. Josh Cain, 21, of Bedford, was killed when he hit an SUV on Pipeline Road about 10 p.m..

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.

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