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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: Kasey Kahne running out of time to make Chase

Like many other drivers last week at Daytona International Speedway, Kasey Kahne crashed.

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8 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Mooresville's Carson Kvapil convinced his parents he could race

Carson Kvapil is in his first full year of racing a Bandolero. He finished at the top of the Concord Speedway's Beginner Bandits standings for the track's spring series and has produced top-five finishes in his Summer Shootout Series events.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The News Tribune

Peters looking to win another truck race at Iowa

Timothy Peters is the only driver with multiple truck victories at this track, having won the July race the past two years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, Racing, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Phillip McGilton, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Timothy Peters, Ty Dillon, Horse Racing

The Miami Herald

Helton: Talladega races still have big impact

Mike Helton, president of NASCAR walks through the garages during a rain shower prior to the Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, July 5, 2014.

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Bradenton.com

IndyCar rookie Hawksworth back after Pocono crash

This is a May 17, 2014 file photo showing Jack Hawksworth, of England, posed for a photo after his qualification run on the first day of qualifications for Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.

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Examiner.com

Fyi Wirz: Nascar Chase math gets skinny heading into Loudon

Eleven NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers have a win in the 2014 season. Eight races remain before the Chase as NASCAR heads into Loudon, New Hampshire for the Camping World RV Sales 301.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: 12 Questions with Ryan Newman

Our series of NASCAR driver interviews continues this week with Ryan Newman, who is currently eighth in the Sprint Cup Series standings in his first year with Richard Childress Racing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Ryan Newman, Stewart-Haas Racing

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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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 Busch, Ryan Sieg, Fred Biagi, Regan Smith, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Verizon IndyCar Series - Iowa Corn Indy 300 Preview

Juan Pablo Montoya - pole; Will Power 1-30; Montoya 31-32; Power Juan Pablo Montoya - pole; Will Power 1-30; Montoya 31-32; Power 33-49; Tony Kanaan 50-58; Power 59-61; Montoya 62-64; Kanaan 65-87; Montoya 88-94; Kanaan 95-117; Montoya 118-125; Sebastien Bourdais 126; Kanaan 127-147; Power 148-166; Montoya 167-187; Josef Newgarden 188-194; Kanaan ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Juan Pablo Montoya, NASCAR, Chip Ganassi Racing, NASCAR Busch, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Will Power, CART Racing, Team Penske, Indy Racing, Andretti Autosport, Tony Kanaan, Sebastien Bourdais, Scuderia Toro Rosso

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

NASCAR Driver Capsules, July 9

WHERE HE STANDS: Jeff Gordon remained in first place for the fifth consecutive week after Daytona and for 11 of the last 12 weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Rick Hendrick, NASCAR Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski, Johnny Davis

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Almirola: No apologies for rain-shortened victory

In this July 8, 2014 photo Richard Petty poses with two trophies at the race team's shop in Concord, N.C., Aric Almirola's trophy, left, for winning the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR auto race and his trophy, right, for winning the Firecracker 400 auto race 30 years ago.

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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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Bradenton.com

Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance

Schedule: Friday, practice , qualifying ; Saturday, practice ; Sunday, race, 1 p.m. .

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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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The State

NASCAR - Camping World - American Ethanol 200 Preview

K. Busch 1, Wallace Jr 2-35, K. Busch 36-50, Sauter 51-53, K. Busch 1, Wallace Jr 2-35, K. Busch 36-50, Sauter 51-53, Keselowski 54-58, K. Busch 59-78, Keselowski 79-95, K. Busch 96-150.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Marietta Times

Wildlife officer saw disorderly group before crash

A weekend car chase and crash that killed two people and seriously injured two others came after a wildlife officer spotted a drinking, disorderly group in a state park, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.

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The State

NASCAR - Sprint Cup - Camping World RV Sales 301 Preview

Gilliland 1-4, Kenseth 5-16, Stewart 17-19, Ragan 20-24, Bowyer Gilliland 1-4, Kenseth 5-16, Stewart 17-19, Ragan 20-24, Bowyer 25, Mears 26, Ragan 27-28, Sorenson 29-32, Cassill 33-34, Gilliland 35, Cassill 36-38, McMurray 39-41, Annett 42-43, McMurray 44-51, Biffle 52-59, Ku.

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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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AutoWeek

Plate racing levels NASCAR playing field, but Almirola deserved to...

Anyone who doubts that restrictor-plate racing tends to level the playing field in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series needs only to look at the race report for Sunday's rain-delayed Coke Zero 400.

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