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56 min ago | SeacoastOnline

Local drivers steal show at Governor's Cup 150 in Lee

Lee USA Speedway took center stage last Sunday, as the stars of the American Canadian Tour made their way to the 3/8-mile track for the 13th annual Governor's Cup 150.

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5 hrs ago | NFL

Did Rivera sideswipe ex-Panther Steve Smith in NASCAR talk?

The man known as "Riverboat Ron" recently spent time with Chad Knaus, crew chief for six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson, according to ESPN.com's David Newton .

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9 hrs ago | MotorAuthority

America May Be Headed Back Into F1 Thanks To Gene Haas

America has had a turbulent, troubled, but at times successful relationship with Formula 1. Soon, that difficult history may get a new chapter courtesy of Stewart-Haas co-owner Gene Haas, who recently secured a Formula 1 team license from the FIA.

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13 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

NASCAR's Spring Break Has Arrived

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has its own version of spring break and it has arrived, with the traditional Easter weekend hiatus.

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17 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

Goodyear Launches Fuel Strategy Sweepstakes for NASCAR Fans

April 17, 2014: A great fuel strategy can be key to a NASCAR victory. And with the launch of The Goodyear Fuel Strategy Sweepstakes, fans now have the chance to win too - with one of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road, the Toyota Camry Hybrid, and Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max tires.

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21 hrs ago | AutoWeek

Will Kyle Busch ever reach his potential in the NASCAR Sprint Cup...

While doing some research on next Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, I stumbled upon an amazing stat: At the still-young age of 28 , the younger Busch brother has led more laps in his nine-plus year Sprint Cup career than former Cup champ Matt Kenseth , older brother and former Cup champ Kurt Busch , Dale Earnhardt Jr. , ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Swan Racing re-evaluating NASCAR Sprint Cup future

Swan Racing is re-evaluating its two-car venture in NASCAR's premier series after sponsorship failed to materialize.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

500 Festival cars unveiled

Indianapolis Motor Speedway is still three weeks away from opening up for Grand Prix practice, but there were already cars on the track Wednesday afternoon.

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The Indianapolis Star

People's race car still in need of funds for Indy 500 runPeople's...

Jason Godby , and partner Travis Tetrault of the Cutters RT team, which is trying to raise one million dollars through collecting $100 apiece signatures, and hope to run the car in the upcoming Indianapolis 500, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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Freshnews

Kevin Durant First Celebrity Athlete to Star in Sprint Frobinsons Campaign

Kids across America dream about getting the chance to talk with an NBA superstar like Kevin Durant, and in the latest TV advertisement from Sprint , which begins airing tonight across network and cable TV, viewers will see one such dream unfold.

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Examiner.com

Historics: MINI to set pace at 2014 Watkins Glen U.S. Vintage Grand Prix

In a press release issued on Wednesday, April 16, Watkins Glen International announced that once again this year the MINI will serve as the official pace car of the Glenora Wine Cellars United States Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver.

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The Kansas City Star

NASCARa s Truex cana t catch a break with new Sprint Cup team

On Wednesday, rails to be used by the new downtown streetcar were delivered to a staging area at 19th and Walnut streets.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

NASCAR teams' quest for speed takes no vacation

Ralph Lauer Associated Press Joey Logano gets fuel and tires during a pit stop in a Sprint Cup Series race on April 7 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.

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The Indianapolis Star

IndyCar drivers calmer after Long Beach tempersIndyCar drivers calmer ...

Tony Kanaan got a text of apology from Ryan Hunter-Reay. Will Power tried to apologize in person to Simon Pagenaud.

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KMIZ

NASCAR Driver Capsules, April 16

WHERE HE STANDS: Jeff Gordon remained in first place for the second consecutive week after Darlington.

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Stock Car Spin

Jimmie Johnson's Helmet of Hope program finalists announced

On Wednesday, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced the 10 finalists for 2014 in the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope program.

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National Speed Sport News

Cutters Money To Support Newgarden

Cutters Race Team announced its unique, fan-funded sponsorship will assist the No.

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MDJonline.com

Baseball sets path for athletes' ability to take paternity leave

Mets infielder Daniel Murphy brought Major League Baseball's paternity leave policy to the public conscience, when hosts of a New York sports talk radio show criticized him for leaving the Mets for the birth of his child.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip visits Samford University

NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip was at Samford University on Tuesday, showcasing his historic number 88 racecar and also letting students know about the College Party Pass for Talladega Superspeedway.

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The Star Online

NASCAR Column: Consistency valuable even as wins in focus

We're eight races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and the top series has this coming weekend off.

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