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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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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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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

KHOU-TV Houston

NASCAR driver's illegal pass attempt as 5-year-old

Why Trevor Bayne won't drive to airport after races Roush Fenway Racing driver says flying in F-16, attending Red Sox games cool perks of job Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://usat.ly/VELU8H Our series of NASCAR driver interviews continues this week with Trevor Bayne, who is currently sixth in the Nationwide Series standings for Roush Fenway ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Trevor Bayne, NASCAR Busch, Elizabeth Waltrip, Roush Fenway Racing

Examiner.com

Driver killed short track: Driver, 21, killed after ramming short track wall

A female 21-year-old driver, participating in a recreational short track run in New Jersey, was killed last weekend when her car slammed head on into the upper turn wall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Racing

Lexington Herald-Leader

NASCAR - Nationwide - Food City 300 Preview

S. Hornish Jr. - pole; B. Scott 1-32; S. Hornish Jr. 33-44; B. S. Hornish Jr. - pole; B. Scott 1-32; S. Hornish Jr. 33-44; B. Scott 45-51; T. Bayne 52-60; B. Gaughan 61-65; C. Buescher 66-90.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Courier-Tribune

Edwards to drive fourth car for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that Carl Edwards will drive a fourth car for the team in the Sprint Cup Series in 2015.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Colin Braun, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Matt McCall, John Graham, NASCAR Busch, Auggie Vidovich, Jack Roush, Michael Valiante

Ledger-Enquirer.com

NASCAR - Sprint Cup - IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

J. Gordon-pole, Logano 1-21, Newman 22-24, Johnson 25-37, Logano J. Gordon-pole, Logano 1-21, Newman 22-24, Johnson 25-37, Logano 38-55, J. Gordon 56, Logano 57, J. Gordon 58-63, Earnhardt Jr 64-67, Johnson 68-75, Newman 76-78, J. Gordon 79-99, Newman 100-107, Logano 108-139, Ku.

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Inside Bay Area

Juan Pablo Montoya returns to IndyCar

Race car drivers today don't come to the track with resumes more impressive that the one authored by Juan Pablo Montoya.

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NewsOK.com

Gibbs hires Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez

The team also added Daniel Suarez, who will drive a full-time Nationwide Series entry for Gibbs and run a partial schedule in the Truck Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Daniel Suarez, Carl Edwards, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Jack Roush

Alabama Live

Tony Stewart's fatal incident leads to redoubling of safety message at Flomaton's dirt...

FLOMATON, Alabama - Micha McCall, the operations director for Flomaton Speedway, started Saturday night's drivers meeting with a direct message to those about to strap into late models, street stocks, pure stocks, tuners and vintage racers: "Stay in your car."

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Motorsport.com

It's nervous time for any driver without a victory this season

In a season of accumulating tension, it's time for a number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to get worried; really worried.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newberry Observer

Late restart catapults Gordon to Michigan victory

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, works on his car with his crew during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, Racing, Niclas Jonsson, Scott Gaylord, NASCAR, Johnny Davis, John Borneman III, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Dwayne Leik, Mike MacKenzie

WQXI-AM Atlanta

Column: Grief gives no timetable on Stewart return

There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing, NASCAR Busch

The Washington Post

Ernie Cope to crew chief Chase Elliott in 2015

Cope will replace Greg Ives at the end of the season. Ives is moving from JRM to Hendrick Motorsports to crew chief Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cope has been crew chief for JRM's part-time No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Chase Elliott, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Rick Hendrick, NASCAR Busch, Jay Ryan Norris, Bobby Dotter, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Mike MacKenzie

Detroit Free Press

Danica Patrick spins out during NASCAR testing session at MIS

It was a tough start for Danica Patrick at Michigan International Speedway today as 10 drivers took part in a 2015 NASCAR rules package test in the Irish Hills.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR at MIS: Jim Reeves wins Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier

Jim Reeves of Buffalo, N.Y. wants to conquer the 2015 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest on the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island, Brooklyn, N.Y. His quest began by winning the Nathan's qualifying event at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.

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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

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