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2 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

Villeneuve calls Verstappen's hiring 'the worst thing ever for Formula One'

Jacques Villeneuve had some strong words regarding the signing of soon to be 17-year-old Max Verstappen by Toro Rossi.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Todd Braun, NASCAR, Jacques Villeneuve, NASCAR Busch, Moto GP

6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NASCAR at Bristol 2014: Race Schedule, Live Stream Info and Drivers to Watch

's best and the Chase for the Sprint Cup, with The World's Fastest Half-Mile in Bristol up first Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Racing, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Bryan Clauson, Dario Franchitti, Jack Roush, John Graham, Auggie Vidovich

10 hrs ago | Sandusky Register

Thumbs up to Sauter, Crafton

THUMBS UP to ThorSport drivers Johnny Sauter and Matt Crafton for finishing 1-2 at their home track, Michigan International Speedway, last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Duke Thorson, Johnny Sauter, NASCAR, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Racing, Rhonda Thorson, Matt Crafton, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Boris Jurkovic, Andy Belmont

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season

The veteran driver won the pole position for Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Bryan Clauson, Brad Baker, NASCAR, John Graham, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Dwayne Leik, Michael Valiante

The Washington Post

Chevrolet wins IndyCar manufacturers championship

Its IndyCar V6 engine program has won 10 of the first 16 races of the season heading into the weekend's event at Sonoma Raceway.

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Related Topix: Sports, Team Penske, Racing, Indy Racing, Will Power, CART Racing, Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, NASCAR, Chip Ganassi Racing, NASCAR Busch

The Washington Post

Chase outsiders not leaving anything to chance

Matt Kenseth stands fifth in the points standings and seems a lock to make in into NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship when the 10-race playoffs begin in three weeks at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Chase Austin, Pierre Bourque, Bobby Dotter

AutoWeek

Lori Johns: The case that nearly killed racing

It has been 25 years since NHRA dragster Lori Johns field a lawsuit against a fellow driver over an accident that left her severely injured.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR Busch, Autos

Graham Leader

NASCAR rolls out glitzy new ad campaign for Chase

NASCAR will promote its revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format with a new advertising campaign officially launched on Friday with the theme of: "Sixteen nations: Ten battles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont

Cape Gazette

NASCAR's Jeff Gordon finds fans in Rehoboth

NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, center, conducted a question-and-answer session with fans at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand Aug. 20. Also participating in the event were Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione, left, and emcee and Milford native Mike Wigley.

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

Sys-Con Media

Consumers Vote Chevrolet SS Tops Among Production Versions Of NASCAR Vehicles, Reports KBB.com Poll

KBB.com Quick Poll: If NASCAR Drivers Raced In Everyday Cars Sold at Dealerships, Which Model Would Perform Best in the Sprint Cup Series?1 "Nearly 60 percent of consumers polled believe the everyday version of the Chevrolet SS would take home first place if a NASCAR driver was racing it, demonstrating that the Chevrolet brand resonates for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Chase Austin, Racing, Boris Jurkovic, Brad Baker, NASCAR, Ian Henderson, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, Buddy Lazier, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

Thu Aug 21, 2014

National Speed Sport News

Piquet Heading To Formula E

Team China Racing has signed former Formula One and NASCAR driver Nelson Piquet Jr. as one of its drivers for the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, NASCAR, Nelson Piquet Jr., ING Renault F1 Racing

Daily Times

Rossi to make F1 debut in place of Chilton : August 21, 2014,

FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium American Alexander Rossi will make his Formula One debut for Marussia at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix after Britain's Max Chilton was sidelined for contractual reasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Scott Speed, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Red Bull Racing Team, Scuderia Toro Rosso

Examiner.com

Fyi Wirz: Nascar drivers chase the Chase at Bristol Coliseum

The Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins after just three races. America's stock car coliseum, Bristol Motor Speedway , hosts the next race, the Irwin Tools Night Race August 23 in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, John Graham, Deac McCaskill, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Auggie Vidovich, Mike MacKenzie, Jack Roush

NewsOK.com

Brad Keselowski gets 1st NASCAR Truck Series win

Keselowski passed defending champion Kyle Busch with 75 laps to go and held off Busch's teammate Darrell Wallace Jr. in the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Colin Braun, NASCAR, Matt McCall, John Graham, NASCAR Busch, Auggie Vidovich, Jack Roush, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

Yahoo!

Ukrainian fighter plane shot down as clashes kill dozens

Separatists have shot down a Ukrainian fighter plane amid fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces in the eastern part of the country, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, Tony Stewart, Racing, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jeff Burton, Richard Childress Racing

WATE-TV Knoxville

Area around Douglas Dam in Sevierville evacuated after line fire

New Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen sat down with 6 News Wednesday to explain how she plans to improve the office and what her hopes are for the future of the criminal court clerks position.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Toyota looking for horsepower in NASCAR engines

Denny Hamlin was clearly frustrated a week ago at Michigan, when some jockeying for position led to a confrontation with Dale Earnhardt Jr. after the race.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Jack Roush, John Graham, Deac McCaskill, Auggie Vidovich

The Washington Post

Gordon has thirst for fun at Delaware brewery

Jeff Gordon may as well have been any average sports fan, sliding up to the bar and ordering a beer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Jeff Gordon, Racing, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Chase Austin, Boris Jurkovic, Mike MacKenzie

NBC29

Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward's death

Jeff Burton prepares to qualify for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tony Stewart, Racing, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jeff Burton, Niclas Jonsson, John Borneman III, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Joe Gibbs: Tony Stewart is 'a racer's racer'

Joe Gibbs is waiting for Tony Stewart to emerge from seclusion to reach out to his former driver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tony Stewart, Racing, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch

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