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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Is NASCAR Future Brighter for Dale Earnhardt Jr. as a Driver or a Team Owner?

There is no disputing the fact that this already has been one heck of a year for Dale Earnhardt Jr. And does the success he's having as a car owner foreshadow what's likely his brighter, not-so-distant future in the sport? Before you dismiss the first question by saying that of course it's more important for him to win the season-opening Daytona ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Rick Hendrick, NASCAR Busch, Chase Elliott, Fred Biagi, Regan Smith, Ray Evernham, Kasey Kahne

6 hrs ago | AutoWeek

NASCAR Sprint Cup team Swan Racing announces restructuring

Cole Whitt will remain behind the wheel of the No. 26 car in a deal announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Cole Whitt, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, J.J. Yeley, Chip Ganassi Racing, NASCAR Busch, Parker Kligerman

8 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Richard Petty set to return to track at Richmond

In this file photo from Sept. 7, 2009, NASCAR Hall of Famer driver Richard Petty, holding the hand of his wife Lynda center, are recognized by fans in Greensboro, N.C. Lynda Petty died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, after battling cancer for several years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Aric Almirola, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

9 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance

Schedule: Friday, practice , qualifying ; Saturday, race, 7 p.m. . Last year: Kevin Harvick drove from seventh to first in a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, Racing, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing, Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Rick Hendrick, Carl Edwards, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Jack Roush

13 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

NASCAR Driver Capsules, April 23

WHERE HE STANDS: Jeff Gordon remained in first place for the second consecutive week after Darlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Hendrick Motorsports, Jeff Gordon, NASCAR Busch, Jack Roush, Matt Kenseth, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Carl Edwards, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing

14 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

Tweet drives RG3 to RIR for Saturday night's NASCAR race

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be in Richmond this weekend to drive the pace car at Saturday's TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

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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

18 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: Chase Elliott proving to be awesome offspring

Not that Elliott, a NASCAR legend, or Dawsonville minds. In fact, the surprising success of Chase Elliott, 18, has lifted the spirits of this north Georgia mountain town with a population of 2,255.

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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

19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Richmond Revisited: Who's Been Hurt Worst by NASCAR's 2013 Scandal at RIR?

Sprint Cup Series prepares to make its first return to Richmond International Raceway since last fall's shameful debacle aimed at manipulating race results, a look back at what has transpired since for the key figures involved is in order.

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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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

AutoWeek

NASCAR's next: Daniel Suarez set for first Nationwide Series start at ...

Rev Racing's Daniel Suarez is getting his first shot at the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Friday at Richmond International Speedway with Joe Gibbs Racing.

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

National Speed Sport News

Austin Theriault Joins JR Motorsports

Austin Theriault will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this season, as JR Motorsports has signed him to drive three races in the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chase Austin, Racing, NASCAR, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Joe Fox, Niclas Jonsson, John Borneman III, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, Buddy Lazier, Eric McClure

Alabama Live

Few drivers have made successful leap from IndyCars into NASCAR -- and vice versa

But there are more differences than similarities between the sleek, sharkish IndyCars and the muscular stock cars from NASCAR that bear at least some resemblance to the cars on a showroom floor.

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

AutoWeek

Nelson Piquet Jr. to race in Global Rallycross Championship

Piquet spent almost two full seasons in Formula One before moving to NASCAR in 2010.

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Hemmings Auto Blogs

NASCAR icon Bud Moore on the mend

We live in a world where the word "hero" gets tossed around a lot, sometimes far too casually.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Brad Baker, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch

AutoWeek

Complete Nascar TV schedule for April 22-26: Richmond International...

After an extended Easter break the NASCAR season resumes this week as the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series' both head to Richmond, Va.

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Grant Co. inmate found dead in jail cell

According to ISP, officers found inmate Brandon Miller, 27, Marion, hanging from a wall handle in his third floor jail cell at 3:19 p.m. Officials said Miller never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead a short time after being found.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Racing, Brandon Miller

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Five Sprint Cup Series drivers to watch at Richmond International Raceway Saturday

It's always a lot easier to figure out the significance of the fall Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway than it is in the spring.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Matt McCall, John Graham, Deac McCaskill, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Boston Reid, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, John Coffman

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Brother of officer killed by Boston bombers pushes for natl. holiday

The running of the Boston Marathon is especially tough for one Charlottean. His brother was Sean Collier, the M.I.T. officer the suspects killed as police began to close in on them.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jimmie Johnson

USA Today

Danica Patrick foils paparazzi in Can-Am Spyder

Danica Patrick is going from four wheels to three. The popular race car star has signed on with the three-wheeled Can-Am Spyder motorcycle, and debuts this week in an unlikely new ad campaign that features her Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danica Patrick, NASCAR, Andretti Autosport, Racing, Indy Racing, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Niclas Jonsson, John Borneman III

Sporting News

Is Chase Elliott destined to become NASCAR's next fan favorite?

Bill Elliott won the first NASCAR race I ever attended, winning the Winston Million by claiming the 1985 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

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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

The Formula 1 Blog

Raikkonen denies struggle due to lagging motivation

Kimi Raikkonen on Sunday lashed out at suggestions his struggle at Ferrari so far in 2014 might be due to flagging motivation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Kimi Raikkonen, NASCAR, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

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