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2 hrs ago | Autoblog

Check out Indy's new million-dollar LED scoring pylon

Anyone that's been to a race at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway knows this to be true: The scoring pylon, which sat at the start-finish line and showed the positions of drivers as they lapped the oval has been horribly, terribly outdated, making it quite difficult to read.

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6 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

Porsche makes the podium at Brickyard Grand Prix

Porsche North America took advantage of the high-speed layout of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course to capture a podium finish in the Brickyard Grand Prix on Friday.

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10 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

2014 Eldora: Ron Hornaday NASCAR Truck Race Recap

Heading into Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night, Ron Hornaday Jr. looked to get his 2014 season back on track following a disappointing finish at Iowa Speedway a few weeks ago.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

National Speed Sport News

Liddell & Davis Deliver Brickyard Glory

The new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R and Stevenson Motorsports have proven to be the combination to beat in the car's first year of Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge competition.

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The Indianapolis Star

Brickyard 400 practice

The car of Juan Pablo Montoya heads back to the garage during practice in preparation for the Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Sporting News

Richard Petty says NASCAR should do more to cut costs for teams

Richard Petty, one of nine Sprint Cup team owners aligned with the new Race Team Alliance, says the owners are only doing what NASCAR should have taken the lead on to help them save money.

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Domestic Fuel

NASCAR Races 6 Million Miles on E15

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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Times Post

Houston Solar Car team wins 14th Solar Challenge

For the 14th year in a row the Houston Solar Car Team has gone to Texas and beaten every other high school solar car team in the nation.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Danica wants new great memories at Brickyard

Danica Patrick has great memories at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Patrick finished in the top ten in six of her seven starts in the Indy 500, with a best finish of third in 2009.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

NASCAR-Indy love affair endures

His impromptu smooch with the bricks in 1996 has blossomed into a tradition for drivers of all series when they win at the famed Brickyard.

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News Observer

NASCAR: Time is right for Newman to make move

Newman, in his first season with Richard Childress Racing, has earned top-five finishes in two of his last three races entering Sunday's Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a race Newman won one year ago.

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The Washington Post

Ryan Dalziel takes Brickyard Grand Prix pole

Defending race winner Ryan Dalziel earned his first IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship pole position of the season Thursday in qualifying for Friday's Brickyard Grand Prix.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Eldora: NASCAR Truck Race Results - Wallace Jr, Toyota Win

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers Darrell Wallace Jr. and his No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota won the 2nd Annual 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic, his third victory in 32 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.

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Business Journal

NASCAR's Kahne takes drive around GM Tonawanda

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne was in town Wednesday to tour the General Motors Co. Tonawanda Engine Plant's GEN 5 engine line.

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BleacherReport

Fyi Wirz: Nascar Hiatus Ends Soon at Fabled Brickyard

Sprint Cup Series took a rare week off after New Hampshire and before Indianapolis in hot July.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: Tony Stewart wants a Sprint Cup race on dirt at Eldora

Before the green flag fell on the second annual Mudsummer Classic, Tony Stewart already was lobbying for the next NASCAR race at his beloved Eldora Speedway.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WCKY-FM Findlay

Play our match game and get registered for a pair of tickets to the...

Play the NASCAR Match Game and get registered for a pair of tickets to one of the August Races at Michigan International Speedway plus get qualified for the Grand Prize! The grand prize winner will score a pair of tickets to each of the Races that weekend plus a pair of Pit/Paddock Passes! MIS website

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News Observer

Blow up 2015 NASCAR schedule? No one can light match

Brian France, CEO and Chairman of NASCAR, said Monday that the 2015 NASCAR schedule wouldn't include any significant changes from 2014.

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The Indianapolis Star

Dale Earnhardt Jr. enjoys spending day with soldiers at Camp...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. enjoys spending day with soldiers at Camp Atterbury Real work for NASCAR driver starts Friday when Brickyard 400 practice commences Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mFM3zh Dale Earnhardt Jr. raises the trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona ... (more)

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Motorsport.com

NASCAR has to be at Indy, but...

The Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is just around the corner, but I can't help but wonder how this race could be so much better.

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