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4 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Blanford scores Truck Friday Night Drags victory at AMS

Ed Blanford scored his first Truck division victory of the season during last week's Friday Night Drags at Atlanta Motor Speedway. / Photo: Tom Francisco/Speedpics.net HAMPTON, GA - Bragging rights were on the line at the pit lane drag strip in week 1 of the Fall Stamped of O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show 'N' Shine at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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21 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

Rabe To Make Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge Debut

Open-wheel racer and driver coach Jason Rabe will make his sports car debut this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas as he gets behind the wheel of the Bodymotion Porsche Cayman. Rabe has put together a strong F2000 Championship Series season highlighted by a number of Hard Charger drives, and will also run the Road Atlanta event in October.

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Yesterday | BleacherReport

Could Ryan Blaney Bring Success to the Wood Brothers in 2015?

NASCAR is on the cusp of seeing an influx of young and talented drivers entering the Sprint Cup ranks within the next few years. While guys like Darrell Wallace Jr. and Chase Elliott are competing for a championship in the Camping World and Nationwide Series, respectively, other drivers like Erik Jones and Kyle Larson are turning heads in their own divisions.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Corey LaJoie to make Sprint Cup debut at Loudon

LaJoie, a 22-year-old development driver for Richard Petty Motorsports , plans to drive for Randy Humphrey Racing in Sunday's Sylvania 300 , the second battle in the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup postseason. Dave Blaney , Joe Nemechek and Nelson Piquet Jr. have taken turns driving the Humphrey No.

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Paddock Talk

Stenhouse Jr. Finishes 17th After Late Race Accident

After overcoming many hurdles during Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. led the Roush Fenway Racing efforts with his 17th-place finish after a competitor made contact with his Ford with ten laps remaining. "We definitely didn't' get the finish we deserved," Stenhouse said.

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USA Today

Four in danger of elimination after Chase race 1

Four in danger of elimination after Chase race 1 Aric Almirola's blown engine may doom his chances; Roush Fenway Racing had a lackluster day Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tWqcIM Aric Almirola and team owner Richard Petty react after Almirola's No. 43 Ford blew an engine toward the end of the Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Motorsport.com

Chicago hopes go up in smoke for Almirola

Aric Almirola was leading the Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway when the engine blew on the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford.

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WTLV

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/sports/motor/nascar/2014/09/14/keselowski-wins-opening-round-of-nascars-chase/15638511/ JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 14: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, is introduced during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 14, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. JOLIET, Ill.

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The Age

Former champion Marcos Ambrose set to return to V8 Supercars next year

Former champion Marcos Ambrose is set to return to V8 Supercars next year to lead an assault by legendary American team owner Roger Penske. Ambrose is expected to be announced on Tuesday as the driver of Penske's new V8 entry, which will be run in an alliance with Dick Johnson Racing.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

GRHOF Unveils 2014 Class At Gresham Motorsports Park

The 2014 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class was announced Saturday night at Gresham Motorsports Park. Charlie Burkhalter , Leon Archer, Julius Hughes , Roscoe Smith, and Jack Pennington will be enshrined in December.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Paddock Talk

Fresh Off Win NASCAR Next's Dylan Lupton Hungry For More

NASCAR Next driver Dylan Lupton's hard work finally paid off in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. For the second time in his young racing career, Lupton captured the checkered flag at Kern County Raceway Park two weeks ago.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Forbes.com

CenturyLinkVoice: Playing The Data Game: Why The NFL Is Now Tracking Players With RFID Chips

CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Aric Almirola gets extra seat time with two Nationwide Series starts

NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup first timer Aric Almirola plans on getting a little extra seat time for this year's Chase races by running two Nationwide Series races throughout the course of the remainder of the 2014 race season. His first of those two races will be Saturday's race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.

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Hemmings Auto Blogs

More speed comes to the Hilton Head Concours d'Elegance

It's hardly surprising that the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance has enjoyed brisk growth. A big part of the reason is that the two-weekend event incorporates a running exhibition of historic racing cars as part of its draw.

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Motorsport.com

Daytona schedules 'Classic 24' weekend

The traditions of the 24 Hours of Daytona will be revived and relived at full speed on the high banks and infield road course of Daytona International Speedway from November 12th through the 16th on Historic Sportscar Racing's inaugural "Classic 24" weekend. HSR's inaugural Classic 24 Hour race is dedicated to cars and drivers that raced in Daytona's classic endurance races of the past.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Trevor Bayne NASCAR Nationwide Race Preview

ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at Chicago A Trevor Bayne makes his eighth NASCAR Nationwide Series start at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday afternoon. In seven previous starts at the 1.5-mile oval, Bayne has recorded two top-five and three top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish after leading 14 laps in the July 19 event.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Paddock Talk

Sandown 500 Champions Lead Tcm Ranks Into Melbourne

THE FIFTH round of the 2014 ENZED Touring Car Masters Series will return some of the most successful drivers in Sandown 500 history to the scene of their success this weekend in Melbourne. The Rare Spares Sandown Cup TCM field will feature two former winners of the traditional Bathurst 'warm-up', plus several who have tasted front-running success at the track during their Australian Touring Car Championship careers.

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The Danbury Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Danbury's Jerry Nadeau

Nadeau, who has owned a home in Danbury, turns 44 on Tuesday. The retired race car driver was born Sept.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Let's go Chasin': A snapshot of drivers in the Cup playoffs

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field was decided Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, with Brad Keselowski emerging with the top seed by winning the most races of any driver. This is what the grid looks like for the playoffs, which start Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, with driver, make of car, number of wins and a quick comment: Brad Keselowski Ford, 4 wins: He ended the regular season with a walk-off victory and a ton of momentum.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Keselowski wins Cup regular-season finale at Richmond; Biffle, Newman lock up final Chase spots

RICHMOND Brad Keselowski nailed down the No. 1 seed in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a dominant victory in the Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday at Richmond International Raceway.

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