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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Stewart Returning To Competition After Fatal Crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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4 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

A report on a problematic execution in Oklahoma shows lethal drugs caused the inmate to die, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him.

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8 hrs ago | KETV-TV

IndyCar to race in New Orleans in 2015

The IndyCar Series committed to adding the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La., to its 2015 schedule.

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10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Fyi Wirz: Nascar Drivers Head to Atlanta for One Less Chance

Drivers get thrills from many fast moves on the 1.54-mile quad-oval with 24-degree banking.

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14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Atlanta 2014: Full Schedule, Standings and Preview

There have been several non-full-time drivers visiting Victory Lane this season in the Nationwide Series, but only one of them doesn't have a Sprint Cup ride.

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18 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

Hendrick Motorsports wraps up two-day test at Martinsville

So why would the two drivers feel the need to test on a track where success has come so easy? "We haven't tested here in a long, long time, so as a group we kind of sat in a room and raised our hands as to what tracks in the Chase we wanted to test at and the majority wanted to come to Martinsville," Johnson said.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Super Bowl-type rotation for Cup series finale would be welcomed change

Eddie Gossage talked at length Tuesday about the reasons why Texas Motor Speedway would make sense to become the de facto championship track for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: 12 Questions with Clint Bowyer

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-hour Energy Toyota, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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The Washington Post

Kenseth likes title chances despite lack of wins

Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat.

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The Washington Post

Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance

Schedule: Friday, practice, qualifying ; Saturday, race, 10:20 p.m. . Last year: Team Penske's Will Power won the season finale, and Target Chip Ganassi's Scott Dixon finished fifth for his third season title.

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WJRT

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Sprint Cup race to return to Watkins Glen in 2015Sprint Cup race to...

Sprint Cup race to return to Watkins Glen in 2015 Road course will host series for 30th straight year on Aug. 9, 2015 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://stargaz.tt/1pepSXG The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will return to Watkins Glen International on Aug. 9, 2015 and will again be accompanied by the Nationwide Series' Zippo 200 and the ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

NHMS announces July, Sept. 2015 NASCAR weekends

The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule features some major and minor date changes for several tracks.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

NASCAR's Kenseth behind anti-bullying kids' book

Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Darlington Raceway gets Labor Day back in 2015

Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule.

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WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

Matt Kenseth Remains Positive with Two Races Left Before Chase

The 2003 Sprint Cup champion has nine top-five finishes this season and could get into the chase for the championship without a win, but first he has to get past Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend.

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Stock Car Spin

Getting to Know the New Kids: #23 Alex Bowman

Aug 17, 2014; Brooklyn, MI, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Alex Bowman during the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

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BleacherReport

Danica Patrick: Latest News and 2014 Sprint Cup Ranking Ahead of Atlanta

Just a week after another top-20 finish at Michigan, Danica Patrick was unable to repeat her success at Bristol.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Derek Hagar charges to USCS victory at Dixie Speedway

It doesn't matter what he climbs into in 2014, Derek Hagar just keeps on rolling.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Subaru Driver Bucky Lasek Beats the Heat to Reach Podium at Red Bull Global Rallycross Daytona

The podium finish is Lasek's second this season at the wheel of his Vermont SportsCar-prepared 2014 Subaru WRX STI rallycross car after earning a Silver medal at X Games Austin in June.

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