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19 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

Hamlin Penalized, Two Crewmen Suspended

Denny Hamlin was penalized 75 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver championship points and his crew chief, Darian Grubb, was suspended for six races on Tuesday following NASCAR's thorough inspection of Hamlin's car.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Phillip McGilton, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Joe Gibbs Racing, Denny Hamlin, NASCAR Busch

21 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

Maaco Adorns Gordon's Car At Pocono

Jeff Gordon, fresh off his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, will have a new associate sponsor on his car at Pocono Raceway Aug. 3. Hendrick Motorsports announced that Maaco will be on the side of Gordon's No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jeff Gordon, Nascar Drivers, Racing, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont

Yesterday | 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 Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Jeff Gordon, Nascar Drivers

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Paddock Talk

Bank Of America, Hendrick Motorsports Extend Relationship

Bank of America and Hendrick Motorsports have extended their relationship through 2015 with a new agreement that will for the first time include presenting sponsorship of the official website and mobile application of the 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR, Ray Evernham, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Kasey Kahne, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson

Paddock Talk

Daily Trackside Report for Sunday July 27, 2014

The high temperatures for the last four NASCAR Sprint Cup series race days in Indianapolis: 89A , July 25, 2010; 94A , July 31, 2011; 91A , July 29, 2012; 69A , July 28, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, NASCAR, Racing, Joe Fox, Scott Gaylord, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Niclas Jonsson, Johnny Davis, John Borneman III

Sun Jul 27, 2014

IHigh

Gordon claims record fifth victory in the Brickyard 400

Twenty years after his victory in the inaugural Brickyard 400, Jeff Gordon won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a record fifth time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Jeff Gordon, Nascar Drivers, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Dwayne Leik, Michael Valiante

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Carl Edwards: 'I have a deal'

RELATED: Edwards off '15 Roush Fenway Racing roster On Sunday morning at Indianapolis, Roush Fenway Racing announced its 2015 lineup, which did not include Carl Edwards .

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Joe Fox, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Jack Roush, Carl Edwards, Roush Fenway Racing

Auto Racing Daily

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Crown Royal 400 - Race Line-Up

Suddenly the ace qualifier at Stewart-Haas Racing this year, Kevin Harvickdominated Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series time trials at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, winning the pole for Sunday's Crown Royal 400 in track-record speed.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Racing, Stewart-Haas Racing, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Bobby Dotter

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Stock Car Spin

Jimmie Johnson unveils Helmet of Hope

Jul 25, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson during practice for the Crown Royal Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Jimmie Johnson, Racing, Tad Geschickter, Bryan Clauson, Nate Monteith, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont

Pickens Sentinel

Helton: We will 'build NASCAR collectively'9:07 am

Emphasizing that NASCAR respects the needs, rights and opinions of all stakeholders in the sport, NASCAR president Mike Helton said Friday that the formation of the Race Team Alliance by nine leading owners will not significantly alter the way the sport conducts business.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Nascar Drivers, Jimmie Johnson

UnionLeader.com

Historically speaking, the Brickyard is big

In 1998, Jeff Gordon started a streak of four straight years in which the Indy winner went on to win the title.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jeff Gordon, Nascar Drivers, Dale Jarrett, Michael Waltrip, Bobby Labonte, TRG Motorsports, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR Busch, Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Bowyer helping young drivers get a shot at stardom with PEAK

The Buffalo Motorsports Examiner recently had the opportunity to speak with NASCAR veteran Clint Bowyer , who was a judge and coach in this season's PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Richard Childress Racing, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Clint Bowyer, Joe Gibbs Racing, Denny Hamlin, Teresa Earnhardt, Martin Truex Jr., Brian Vickers, NASCAR Nextel Cup

Paddock Talk

'High Speed Hospitality' Upgrade Available For The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race

The ever-popular "High Speed Hospitality" upgrade is available to all fans attending the Aug. 31 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Jay Ryan Norris, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Paddock Talk

IMS Encourages Fans To Use 'Know Your Zone' Routes, Parking

Race fans looking for the most efficient ways to avoid heavy traffic en route to the 2014 Kroger Super Weekend and the 21st running of the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by BigMachineRecords.com on Sunday, July 27, are encouraged to follow the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's KNOW YOUR ZONE driving routes and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers

K&N Racing News

Little Crushes Rhodes' Shot at Winning 5 Nascar K&N Pro Series East Races in a Row

Sitting in third place worked to Jesse Little's advantage as he was able to avoid a wreck and bring home a win in the Granite State 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Jesse Little was ecstatic to have his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win and was able to hand his mother the trophy as a birthday present With one lap to go Jessie Little, who ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Eddie MacDonald, NASCAR Busch

The Almaden Resident

SJPD's Parrott named a Hometown Hero

Longtime San Jose police officer Aubrey Parrott was honored as a Hometown Hero at last month's Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in Sonoma.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Others impressed, but Larson feels 'stupid'

Kyle Larson couldn't begin to estimate how many times he hit the wall during the course of the night on Eldora Speedway 's dirt half-mile before his Turner Scott Motorsports entry finally succumbed to the damage.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Kyle Larson, Darrell Wallace Jr.

Journal and Courier

Penske hoping to end Brickyard 400 droughtPenske hoping to end...

Penske hoping to end Brickyard 400 drought Team Penske has won numerous big races at Indy, but not on the Sprint Cup circuit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Team Penske, Racing, Indy Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Joey Logano, Juan Pablo Montoya, Chip Ganassi Racing, Brad Keselowski, Johnny Davis

Stock Car Spin

NASCAR Chase score card: leaving New Hampshire Motor Speedway

With a win in the July 13 Camping World RV Sales 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, Brad Keselowski matched reigning and sixth-time Sprint Cup Jimmie Johnson in the 2014 race wins column with three.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Brad Keselowski, Johnny Davis, NASCAR Busch, Hendrick Motorsports, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon

Paddock Talk

2014 Indianapolis (Brickyard 400): Michael Annett NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Preview

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett and his Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS team travel to the oldest, and arguably most prestigious, track on the circuit this weekend, competing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 21st running of the track's 400-mile race.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Busch, Michael Annett, Johnny Davis, Bryan Clauson, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Boris Jurkovic

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