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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Grand Jury To Weigh Case Of NASCAR's Stewart In Death Of Ward Jr.

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff's investigators.

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2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Grand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Tony Stewart will face charges in fatal crash

In this July 5, 2014, file photo, provided by Empire Super Sprints, Inc., shows sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., posed in victory lane at the Fulton Speedway in Fulton, N.Y. A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of Ward at a sprint car race in upstate New York, Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo announced Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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2 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Grand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Tony Stewart will face charges in fatal crash

Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.

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4 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

Corey LaJoie Set For Sprint Cup Debut

Corey LaJoie, son of two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Randy LaJoie, will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. The third generation driver signed a developmental contract with Richard Petty Motorsports last season. He made five ARCA Racing Series starts last season, winning three times.

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8 hrs ago | The Robesonian

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/MCT file photoBrad Keselowski secured a spot in the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup after winning at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday. Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/MCT file photoBrad Keselowski secured a spot in the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup after winning at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday.

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13 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

Small cars get featured

Hagerstown Speedway presented the eighth annual Small Car Nationals over the weekend. It is a bit of a misnomer as there wasn't a single Smart Car, Fiat 500 or for some older folks that remember the Renault Le Car racing on the track.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

"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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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

N-J Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Keselowski in driver's seat

BRAD KESELOWSKI Can coast for two weeks, but probably won't JEFF GORDON Nothing lost, nothing gained KEVIN HARVICK Will win at New Hampshire JOEY LOGANO Penske's "other" driver this week JUNIOR EARNHARDT Redskins' romp helped his mood JIMMIE JOHNSON Might want to keep that "Go" switch in view KYLE BUSCH Good time to regain his Cup footing KURT BUSCH Unlike his Cubs, he's a September factor MATT KENSETH 0-for-35 RYAN NEWMAN 0-for-43

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Detroit Free Press

Roger Penske starting team in V8 Supercars Championship in Australia

Birmingham businessman Roger Penske is going racing Down Under -- and with Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose, who announced at Chicagoland Speedway during the weekend that he would be leaving "The King" after the end of the 2014 NASCAR season.

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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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Autoblog

Marcos Ambrose leaving NASCAR for return to Australia

Some racing series attract drivers from around the world, but by and large, NASCAR isn't one of them. Marco Ambrose is one of the few exceptions, but now, after more than six years competing for the Sprint Cup, he's calling it quits.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Keselowski locks up spot in Sprint Cup's Round 2

14, 2014. . Brad Keselowski looks at the trophy as he celebrates with his crew in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept.

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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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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Matt Kenseth spins his tires as Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks off

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The Wichita Eagle

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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Star-Telegram.com

Fatal motorcycle crashes on the rise in North Texas

Brian Johnson, 27 of Quinlan, and Tiffany Chu, 25, of Richardson were killed when their motorcycle slammed into a guardrail in the 3000 block of Interstate 635 at 2:13 a.m.. Jose Tarin, 23, was killed when the motorcycle he was driving hit a vehicle in the 11000 block of northbound Interstate 35W at 12:50 a.m. Josh Cain, 21, of Bedford, was killed when he hit an SUV on Pipeline Road about 10 p.m..

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USA Today

NASCAR at Chicago: Start time, lineup, TV/radio

It's race day at Chicagoland Speedway, and it's also the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the first of 10 races in NASCAR's version of the playoffs. NASCAR at Chicago: Start time, lineup, TV/radio schedule, more It's race day at Chicagoland Speedway, and it's also the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the first of 10 races in NASCAR's version of the playoffs.

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BleacherReport

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

's exciting postseason format begins Sunday in Chicago, as race one of 10 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup takes place with the As the Chase begins, it's tough to decide who exactly is in the driver's seat, with more than a couple of standouts emerging throughout the season. Brad made a late surge to take the points lead, but Jeff Gordon , Dale Earnhardt Jr. and more are lurking in contention.

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The Daily Record

Edwards, Keselowski fastest in final practice

Title contender Carl Edwards was the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Brad Keselowski, who struggled to find speed on the opening day of practice, was second-fastest at 186.335.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Motorsport.com

Brandon Wicknick takes the victory in Formula Drift Pro 2

Formula DRIFT PRO 2 continued the season at Texas Motor Speedway with the third of four rounds of competition. Brandon Wicknick in the Driftmotion D-Spare Nissan 2JZ S13 takes the victory.

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