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2 hrs ago | Sporting News

Greg Ives prepared for big Earnhardt challenge

He believes he's ready. He's going back to the shop where he previously worked as an engineer for Jimmie Johnson prior to moving to Earnhardt's JR Motorsports as a Nationwide Series crew chief in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, Nascar Drivers, Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR Busch, Fred Biagi, Regan Smith

6 hrs ago | Sporting News

Denny Hamlin using NASCAR penalty as motivation

Denny Hamlin will try to use the harsh penalty NASCAR issued his team this week as motivation for the six weeks leading up to the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Joe Gibbs Racing, Denny Hamlin, NASCAR Busch

10 hrs ago | Detroit News

Local ice dancers Meryl Davis, Charlie White named grand marshals of Pure Michigan 400

Meryl Davis and Charlie White took home ice dancing gold at the Sochi Games earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers

14 hrs ago | AutoWeek

Chad Knaus chases NASCAR Sprint Cup perfection with Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports

First, you should know about the milk and cookies. Without them, Jimmie Johnson might not be a six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, and Chad Knaus might not be arguably the best crew chief in stock-car racing history.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Hendrick Motorsports, Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Busch, Tony Stewart, Johnny Davis

18 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

Code 3 Associates backing Stewart at Pocono

As Tony Stewart carries the colors of Code 3 Associates this weekend at Pocono Raceway and champions the 501 non-profit organization's membership drive, he is driving toward membership in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Tony Stewart, Racing, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Stewart-Haas Racing, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Jack Roush, Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sports Media 101

Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon Driving NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pocono Race

Motorsports 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of Motorsports as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Chase Austin, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Bryan Clauson, Dario Franchitti, Boris Jurkovic

Graham Leader

Gustafson wants Gordon's team focused on Chase

Jeff Gordon viewed his Brickyard 400 win as a turning point for his race team. Confidence had been building with every strong run, but his victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway pushed his crew to another level.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Colin Braun, NASCAR Busch, Jack Roush, Auggie Vidovich, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Bobby Dotter

The Washington Post

Greg Ives to crew chief Earnhardt in 2015

Ives was race engineer for Jimmie Johnson's record five consecutive championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR Busch, Fred Biagi, Regan Smith, Chase Elliott, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont

Detroit Free Press

Hot dog fans can vie for spot in legendary Coney Island, N.Y., contest

If you love hot dogs and think you can scarf down a lot of them, then this contest could be for you.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Busch, Michael Valiante

Rock Hill Herald

NASCAR - Camping World - Pocono Mountains 150 Preview

Jones 1-24, Burton 25-31, Hornaday Jr 32-48, Wallace Jr 49-127, Jones 1-24, Burton 25-31, Hornaday Jr 32-48, Wallace Jr 49-127, Larson 128-132, Wallace Jr 133-150.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Chase Austin, Racing, Andy Belmont, Pierre Bourque, Bobby Dotter

BleacherReport

NASCAR at Pocono 2014: Latest NASCAR Team News, Top Drivers and More

The drive for five is finally complete for Jeff Gordon after Indianapolis, but his goals for this season are still far from over.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Hendrick Motorsports, Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR Busch, Jack Roush, Richard Childress Racing, Matt Kenseth, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Rick Hendrick

The Indianapolis Star

Indy TV rating for Brickyard 400 is best in US

Indy TV rating for Brickyard 400 is best in the US More people in the Indianapolis market watched last weekend's Brickyard 400 than in any other market.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR, Jeff Gordon, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tribune-Star

Joe Buckles: Clauson living up to lofty expectations

Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis Waiting: Bryan Clauson sits in his sprint car, waiting his turn to qualify at the Terre Haute Action Track for the Don Smith Classic.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Racing, Dario Franchitti, Dwayne Leik, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

NewsOK.com

Chase drivers can't attend Homestead tire test

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Tad Geschickter, Bryan Clauson, Nate Monteith, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante

ABC News

NASCAR Suspends Hamlin Crew Chief Grubb 6 Races

NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin's crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection following his third-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Tad Geschickter, Bryan Clauson, Nate Monteith, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante

Stock Car Spin

NASCAR Chase score card: leaving Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jeff Gordon's historic fifth win of the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday gave Gordon his second win of the season, leaving the 2014 winning driver tally at 11 drivers with six races remaining until the Chase for the Sprint Cup entry cutoff coming up at Richmond International Speedway in September.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Josh Krug, Racing, Bryan Clauson, Andy Belmont, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Rain at WGI as NASCAR drivers try to test

Rain at WGI as NASCAR drivers try to test Some NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers are testing today at Watkins Glen International, if the weather cooperates.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Chase Austin, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

Autoblog

Recharge Wrap-up: Control Tesla Model S from your wrist, NASCAR's E15 milestone

Tesla Model S owners can now control their car with Android Wear. A new, free app for the Android wrist devices, called Tesla Command, allows the user to control car functions such as the locks, horn, and sunroof from outside the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tad Geschickter, Bryan Clauson, Nate Monteith, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CultureMap

Questions linger in tragic go-kart track crash that left a 14-year-old Texas girl dead

A 14-year-old Flower Mound girl killed in a single-person go-kart crash outside Texas Motor Speedway was laid to rest in a private memorial service on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Dwayne Leik, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

Hot Rod Magazine

Weekend Race Recap: July 28, 2014 - " NASCAR, NHRA, F1 and an Intro to Lemons

Need some quick notes on the weekend's past races? Here's a quick summary of who won some stuff, who crashed out and, as a bonus, a brief explanation of a racing topic that, once you've read it, will make you the most exciting person at very boring parties.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, John Graham, Deac McCaskill, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Boston Reid, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, John Coffman

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