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7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Shepherd accident raises age question in NASCAR

Morgan Shepherd's senior status has become an age-old problem in NASCAR. Just much longer can the 72-year-old driver race? Much older and slower than any driver on the track, the 72-year-old Shepherd took out contender Joey Logano in the second half of Sunday's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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9 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Wine festival draws thousands to Watkins Glen area

Jill Pavlot, of Clinton, N.Y., had never been to the Finger Lakes Wine Festival before.

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11 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

Machavern Picks Up First Win Of Season At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Dillon Machavern earned his first win of the season in Round 7 of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America on Saturday, July 12 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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15 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Snapshot: Loudon

Where: New Hampshire Motor Speedway , Loudon, New Hampshire When: Sunday, July 13, 2014 TV/Radio: TNT, PRN Distance: 301 laps Time: 1:16 p.m. ET, green flag Fastest in practice First practice: Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports No.

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20 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 New Hampshire: Ryan Reed NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

Ryan Reed traveled to New Hampshire Motor Speedway coming off his career-best finish of fourth and attempting to claim the $100,000 'Dash 4 Cash' prize.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTLV

Keselowski wins Nationwide Series at New Hampshire

Keselowski wins Nationwide Series at New Hampshire Keselowski wins Nationwide Series at New Hampshire Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/sports/motor/nascar/2014/07/12/keselowski-wins-nationwide-series-at-new-hampshire/12578955/ Jul 3, 2014; Daytona Beach, FL, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brad ... (more)

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National Speed Sport News

It's Santos In N.H. Modified Thrill Ride

Bobby Santos entered the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Sunoco 100 looking for a little extra magic to change his fortunes at the "Magic Mile."

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Paddock Talk

H. Duerson Wins First Career Pole In Canada

Series rookie Hayden Duerson earned his first career pole in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda on Friday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

AutoWeek

Scott Dixon puts Chevy on pole for IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway

Scott Dixon celebrates his 21st career IndyCar Series pole following his record run on Friday at Iowa Speedway.

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Motorsport.com

Yes, RCR talked to Carl Edwards but...

Edwards, who has been in the Roush Fenway Racing stable since 2003, toured the Welcome, N.C.-based racing campus during Martinsville Speedway weekend in March.

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Sporting News

Aric Almirola finally gets checkered flag from Daytona win

But Almirola, who won the rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 on Sunday , never got the checkered flag at Daytona International Speedway.

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Stock Car Spin

Morgan Shepherd to break own record in Loudon

Feb 28, 2014; Avondale, AZ, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Morgan Shepherd during practice for the The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.

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Paddock Talk

Kroger Super Weekend At The Brickyard Pre-Race Pit Lane Passes Now On Sale

For the first time in the history of the event, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is offering Pre-Race Pit Lane Passes for sale to the general public for the Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard July 24-27 at IMS.

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Madison Publishing

Auto Package: Jr Motorsports soars to 6 victories behind alliance with Hendrick Motorsports

Just four years ago, JR Motorsports shuffled 10 different drivers through its No.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Andretti: IndyCar needs to tout itself

The Verizon IndyCar Series is as good as it's ever been. But there's a whole new generation of racing fans who need to know about it.

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Motorsport.com

Cole Custer returns to NASCAR Camping World truck series this weekend

Cole Custer is back in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this weekend at Iowa Speedway in Newton, looking to improve on his career-best sixth-place finish in his last race at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois.

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The Times-Herald

Johnson, Hicks in hunt for points titles at AMS

Fourth of July has already come and gone, but that doesn't mean there won't be more fireworks in the final three weeks of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Thursday Thunder racing series.

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AutoWeek

Are NASCAR tracks doing enough to protect drivers?: NASCAR has spent...

Even as NASCAR's popularity was in the process of soaring to heights never before seen and likely never to be seen again, the turn of the century was not kind to the sport.

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AutoWeek

Aric Almirola says praise from Richard Petty was a special moment:...

Aric Almirola waited two days to experience one of the highlights of his first victory in NASCAR's premier series .

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National Speed Sport News

Montoya Making Most Of Opportunity

Before opening the latest chapter of his racing career, Juan Pablo Montoya said he wanted to be in a position to win races, and joining Team Penske for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season provided that opportunity.

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