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10 min ago | Daily Dispatch

Only two Chase spots up for grabs at Richmond

There are only two spots in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship up for grabs headed into NASCAR's regular-season finale at Richmond, where a first-time winner this season could snag a last-minute berth.

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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

NASCAR - Sprint Cup - Federated Auto Parts 400 Preview

Harvick 1-80, Hamlin 81-84, Harvick 85, Hamlin 86-107, Harvick Harvick 1-80, Hamlin 81-84, Harvick 85, Hamlin 86-107, Harvick 108-118, Hamlin 119-122, Kenseth 123-135, Ku.

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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Report: NASCAR driver to compete on "Dancing with the Stars"

NASCAR will have representation on the ABC hit show "Dancing with the Stars". The New York Daily News reports that Michael Waltrip will the season 19 cast is announced.

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10 hrs ago | Auto Racing Daily

Looking into Chase Elliott's Sprint Cup future

It's no secret that plans have current NASCAR Nationwide series rookie and championship points leader Chase Elliott in a full-time Sprint Cup ride associated with Hendrick Motorsports in 2016.

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14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Danica Patrick: Latest News and 2014 Sprint Cup Standings Ahead of Richmond

Sunday night was a career one in Atlanta for Danica Patrick , but it might not mean much for the season if she can't pull out a victory at Richmond.

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18 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Look for Betsey Johnson, 73, and Tommy Chong, 76, on 'DWTS'

Unless someone cuts in at the last minute, the "DWTS" dance card will include 72-year-old spitfire Betsey Johnson and 76-year-old comedian and pot enthusiast Tommy Chong, Confidenti@l has learned.

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21 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Auto racing: Tony Stewart in need of normalcy

Tony Stewart has one final shot to make the Chase, and it's not a very good one: He must win Saturday night at Richmond, where he last visited Victory Lane in 2002.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

ABC News

5 Things You May Have Missed This Weekend

If you spent this Labor Day weekend enjoying the last days of summer outside with friends and family, here are some stories from the weekend you may have missed.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: Kahne keeps pace with teammates into Chase

If you're trying to save for a new car, it helps to have a plan that keeps you disciplined and on... HAMPTON, GA.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Police: suspected drunk driver kills father of 4

Jasper Collier, 38, was struck by a suspected drunk driver, Cecily Bryant, in a nearly head on collision.

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Forbes.com

As NASCAR Chase Looms, Henrick's Jimmie Johnson On Yet Another Title

I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 85,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; skied to the South Pole and swam at the North Pole; climbed the Matterhorn; driven the Bugatti Veyron at 253 mph; taken a .38 shot wearing a bulletproof fashion jacket ; gone ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Heading to Richmond for 'one last race before the 2014 Chase?' Check this out

It's time for the last race before the Chase for the Sprint Cup begins, and that race is the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night, September 6th.

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Times Herald-Record

Atlanta's NASCAR weekend gets shoved to winter

Atlanta Motor Speedway's slot in NASCAR's schedule is going from Labor Day weekend to late winter.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times

Kahne passes Kenseth for Atlanta win, earns Chase spot

Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.

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National Speed Sport News

Peterson Wires Brainerd Trans Am Field

Doug Peterson showcased why he's the defending Trans Am Series TA class champion with a green to checkered victory at Brainerd Int'l Raceway Sunday.

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Detroit Free Press

Mike Brudenell: Tony Stewart still shaken as he readies for NASCAR return

Stewart-Haas driver Tony Stewart will compete in the Sprint Cup race tonight at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his first race since the tragic accident in which he struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. / John Bazemore/Associated Press 'It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.'

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Boxing Scene

Photos: Evander Holyfield Goes NASCAR in Hampton

Former cruiserweight and heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield and NASCAR Nationwide Series officials Kim Lopez and Andy Holder pose with the green flag prior to the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia.

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Motorsport.com

NASCAR notebook: Gordon's consecutive start streak will reach 750 on Sunday

Jeff Gordon will make his 750th start at NASCAR's highest level in Sunday night's Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Fight against blight on Daytona's beachside

One recent evening, a man curled up on the concrete parking lot of a vacant Shell gas station and napped as rush hour traffic whirred past on International Speedway Boulevard.

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Press-Telegram

Roger Penske still considers Auto Club Speedway a special place

Unbeknownst to many, and a surprise to the constant flow of motorists on the 10 freeway, Roger Penske led the late Les Richter up the Cherry Avenue overpass one day in 1994.

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