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1 hr ago | Sporting News

Will fans embrace new colors, new slogans for Chase drivers?

It was easy to watch the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup and know the Chase had started. Not because of the way drivers raced, but because of the way things looked, both on the track and off the track.

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5 hrs ago | Stanley Cup of Chowder

Tuesday Morning Warmup: V8 Supercars

Sound like NASCAR? Nope, I'm describing V8 Supercars , Australia's most popular motorsport and a series that is having a big moment right now with the announcement that Marcos Ambrose is going back to his homeland to try to add to his 2 Championships in the series. The V8 Supercars series itself has a rather short history, having formed in the late 1990s in response to the Australian Racing Drivers Club pushing the BTCC-derived Supertouring class, but it's legacy dates back decades to the birth of touring car racing in that country.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Marcos Ambrose, Johnny Davis, NASCAR Busch, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins

9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Phillip McGilton, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Racing, Donald Driver, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, NFL Players

Mon Sep 15, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

"Dancing with the Stars" Recap: Alfonso Ribeiro Sets High Bar in Season 19 Premiere

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro was the early standout during the Monday premiere of the 19th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars , while designer Betsey Johnson and Olympian Lolo Jones suffered significant missteps during their routines. This year's celebrity cast includes reality TV personality Sadie Robertson, who appears in Duck Dynasty ; YouTube beauty guru Bethany Mota; and NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Michael Waltrip

Norwalk Citizen News

Short stay at NASCAR's party for AJ and Almirola

AJ Allmendinger makes a pit stop during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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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

Digital Game Developer

WRIT Media Enters NASCAR's Top Series in US & Europe

The sponsorship will encompass seven select NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Whelan Euro Series races ending in a major announcement from WRIT in Homestead Miami during championship weekend. "Through our partnership with RWR and team, we will drive brand awareness across North America and Europe to gain broad exposure to millions of racing fans through NASCAR's spectator experience, national TV distribution, and the social media campaigns surrounding the racing events leading up to and through championship weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, NASCAR Nationwide Series, Kevin O'Connell, NASCAR Busch

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Tom Hessert scores victory 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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Related Topix: Sports, Chase Austin, Racing, NASCAR, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Deac McCaskill, Brett Thompson, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Michael Valiante, John Coffman

INAUTONEWS

Top 10 Ferrari F1 drivers No.1 Michael Schumacher

The greatest driver of the modern age and perhaps the most complete off all-time he rewrote all the conceivable records in such a dominant fashion that it's doubtless that the right circumstances will allow another driver to match his winning record. "There are two things that set Michael apart from the rest of the drivers in Formula One - his sheer talent and his attitude.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Mercedes GP, Michael Schumacher, Todd Braun, NASCAR, Jacques Villeneuve, NASCAR Busch

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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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Aric Almirola, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Busch, Michael Valiante, Bobby Dotter, Mike MacKenzie

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Washington Times

Larson once dressed like his heroes; now races 'em

When he was a kid with grand plans to become a NASCAR driver someday, Kyle Larson dressed up as Jeff Gordon when his family went to watch the races at Sonoma. In the last few laps of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener, Larson found himself racing the real-life version nose to nose down the stretch at Chicagoland Speedway.

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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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Related Topix: Sports, Tad Geschickter, Davin Scites, Racing, Nate Monteith, NASCAR, Matt McCall, John Graham, NASCAR Busch, Boston Reid, Auggie Vidovich, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Jack Roush

WTEN-TV Albany

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

14, 2014. . Jeff Gordon drives past Marcos Ambrose and Jamie McMurray during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Josh Krug, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

CottageCountryNow.ca

Kevin Ward's No. 13 car races one last time

When Kevin Ward Sr. decided his late son's No. 13 car should compete one last time there was only one possible driver: Dylan Swiernik.

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

Daily Herald

Kyle Busch wins Trucks Series race at Joliet

Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch came from the rear of the field twice to win in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Krug, Racing, Niclas Jonsson, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, Ian Henderson, NASCAR Busch, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

The Washington Post

Edwards, Keselowski fastest in final practice

Title contender Carl Edwards is the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Edwards turned a lap at 186.413 mph on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Erie Times News

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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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

Press-Telegram

Kevin Harvick wins Nationwide Series race

Kevin Harvick holds up the trophy with his son Keelan Paul Harvick in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Freaky Fast 300 Race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, Colin Braun, Matt McCall, John Graham, Auggie Vidovich, Jack Roush, Michael Valiante

Sky Sports

Seven-up Bath crush Welsh

Bath ran in seven tries as they claimed a 53-26 victory over London Welsh in front of a record crowd at the Recreation Ground. The visitors scored four tries themselves and showed far more heart in defence than in their 52-0 defeat at home to Exeter last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Chris Cook, Keith Coleman Racing, NASCAR Busch

NewsOK.com

Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

Marcos Ambrose has informed Richard Petty Motorsports he will leave NASCAR at the end of this season and return to his native Australia. The announcement Saturday comes amid mounting speculation that Ambrose will join Roger Penske as the team enters prepares to enter Australia's V8 Supercar Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Marcos Ambrose, Johnny Davis, NASCAR Busch

MSNBC

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in shooting of girlfriend

It remains to be seen how Giancarlo Stanton's injury will impact him going forward, but the reality is all batters have fear of being hit by a pitch. Brett Hundley and UCLA figure to have their hands full with Texas, but our pundit likes the Bruins in a close one.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Jeff Gordon

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