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3 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

NASCAR Driver Capsules, July 9

Capsules for the top 20 drivers in the Sprint Cup standings, plus five additional drivers of note.

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8 hrs ago | Sporting News

Who could follow Aric Almirola and produce NASCAR's next big upset?

Aric Almirola was the surprise winner Sunday at Daytona International Speedway and now it appears he will make the Chase for the Sprint Cup for the first time in his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Chase Austin, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News Observer

NASCAR: Alliance teams face a choice

NASCAR's reaction to the announcement Monday of the formation of the Race Team Alliance – a business alliance composed of nine of the biggest teams in the Sprint Cup Series – seemed to surprise many.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bobby Ginn, Racing, NASCAR, Jeremy Clements, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Ryan Sieg, Fred Biagi, Regan Smith

Northern Michigan News

Almirola: Congrats from Petty a special moment

Aric Almirola waited two days to experience one of the highlights of his first victory in NASCAR's premier series.

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Sporting News

Only in NASCAR: A live lobster in victory lane

But in NASCAR, there are different race trophies every week. Martinsville Speedway has its infamous clock.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

JRM credits turnaround to Hendrick alliance

88 Chevrolet. The organization won just one Nationwide Series race and followed that with a winless 2011 season.

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Newberry Observer

Perfect Storm: Almirola's storybook win a dream come true

The first Big One early on in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona involved about 16 cars, including Carl Edwards.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Aric Almirola reflects changing face of NASCAR

Coke Zero 400 at Daytona: Aric Almirola Aric Almirola celebrates in the rain in Victory Lane after winning the rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on Sunday, July 6, 2014.

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Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Borehamwood Times: The driver of a rubbish truck was attacked by three people

Hertfordshire County Council and Veolia were informed yesterday that Veolia's plans to build the facility in New Barnfield, Hatfield, have been rejected.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WCYB

NASCAR driver makes daring dive into shark tank

NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Brendan Gaughan visited the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga Tuesday, and compared swimming with sharks to racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Mr.

If At First You Don't Succeed, Try Again, and Again, and Again, and...

NASCAR driver Aric Almirola won the Coke Zero 400 over the weekend at Daytona. The race was rain-shortened, but it still counts as a win.

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UnionLeader.com

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: With Chase spots on the line, drivers are hungry

Here they come. NASCAR's Sprint Cup stars wrapped up their rain-delayed Fourth of July weekend stay in Daytona with a rain-shortened and topsy-turvy Coke Zero 400 on Sunday.

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Stock Car Spin

NASCAR Comedian Drivers

One thing for sure, NASCAR has its share of comedian drivers who enjoy pranking one another and others while having a good time kidding around during interviews.

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KWTX

Texas Plans To Eliminate Poor-Selling Specialty Plates

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles plans to eliminate dozens of poor-selling specialty license plates, such as ones for Texas Motor Speedway and Dr Pepper.

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The Independent

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton nears win record in pursuit of F1 title

Lewis Hamilton's emotional victory in Sunday's British Grand Prix brought him level on 27 wins with the great Sir Jackie Stewart as the second most successful British driver ever, but on Monday he paid tribute to another whose own record looms large on the horizon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Jackie Stewart, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, NASCAR, Nelson Piquet, Nascar Drivers, Tom DeLoach

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

NASCAR: Sport's top teams form alliance

Nine of NASCAR's biggest multicar teams announced Monday the formation of a business alliance that in theory could transform the sport of stock car racing but its immediate practical effects remain unclear.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Resident upset after garbage truck knocks down American flag

Aliquippa resident Steve Daley is a proud American, but he's also an angry one after a garbage truck knocked down an American flag outside his home.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Texas to nix specialty plates that sell poorly

State officials plan to eliminate dozens of specialty license plates, such as those advertising Texas Motor Speedway and Dr Pepper, because they've failed to generate enough interest.

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Sporting News

History in the making: Almirola puts 43 car back in victory lane

Aric Almirola wasn't even 4 months old when Richard Petty won his 200th career race 30 years ago at Daytona International Speedway.

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The News Tribune

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 7

As the fireworks concluded Friday evening, three boats collided in the waters of Miami's Biscayne Bay, leaving four young adults dead.

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