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46 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Richard Petty reaches out to congratulate Almirola on first victory

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

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Aric Almirola, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

Wed Jul 09, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Circus act puts motocross inside the Globe of Steel

Up to eight motorcycle riders at speeds approaching 65 mph can be in the cage at once.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR

KIDK CBS 3

NASCAR Driver Capsules, July 9

WHERE HE STANDS: Jeff Gordon remained in first place for the fifth consecutive week after Daytona and for 11 of the last 12 weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jeff Gordon, Nascar Drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Rick Hendrick, NASCAR Busch, Jimmie Johnson

Ledger-Enquirer.com

JRM credits turnaround to Hendrick alliance

88 Chevrolet. The organization won just one Nationwide Series race and followed that with a winless 2011 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, Niclas Jonsson, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR, John Borneman III, Nascar Drivers, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, Buddy Lazier, Eric McClure, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

Bradenton.com

Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance

Schedule: Friday, practice , qualifying ; Saturday, practice ; Sunday, race, 1 p.m. .

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Matt McCall, John Graham, John Borneman III, Deac McCaskill, Dario Franchitti

Reuters

Helicopter firm files complaint over Schumacher records

Swiss helicopter company Rega filed a criminal complaint on Tuesday for the suspected leak of Michael Schumacher's medical files as the seven-times Formula One champion undergoes neurological rehabilitation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Mercedes GP, Michael Schumacher

Planet-F1.com

Massa sets pace on day one at Silverstone

Felipe Massa was fastest, Daniel Ricciardo was close and Jules Bianchi had a small fire in an action-packed day one of testing at Silverstone.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Ferrari, Felipe Massa, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, Force India, Adrian Sutil, Pedro de la Rosa

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Marietta Times

Wildlife officer saw disorderly group before crash

A weekend car chase and crash that killed two people and seriously injured two others came after a wildlife officer spotted a drinking, disorderly group in a state park, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Ed Rensi, Jason Keller

The Formula 1 Blog

Lauda slams 'balls out' Raikkonen for Brit GP crash

Sharing the Ferrari duties at Silverstone instead will be Pedro de la Rosa and the Maranello marque's junior driver Jules Bianchi, who races in F1 for Marussia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Ferrari, Pedro de la Rosa, Felipe Massa

Hampshire Chronicle

McLaren set for record budget

McLaren Group CEO Ron Dennis confirmed at the start of this season his organisation were digging deeper into their pockets than ever before in order to compete this year, with the figure rumoured to be around A 200million.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, McLaren

WMUR-TV Manchester

Almirola shouldn't sweat the Chase

During Sunday's extended rain delay, with his No. 43 Ford sitting first in a severely depleted field, Aric Almirola said he resorted to some "hard-core praying."

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Related Topix: Sports, Colin Braun, NASCAR, Matt McCall, John Graham, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Auggie Vidovich, Jack Roush, Davin Scites, Boston Reid, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

The Washington Post

Swiss air service requests Schumacher probe

Switzerland's Rega air rescue service says it has filed a complaint with Zurich prosecutors to trigger an investigation into Michael Schumacher's stolen medical files.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Michael Schumacher, Mercedes GP, World News

Rock Hill Herald

As NASCAR crowds loom, state to test wood for bugs

They're trying to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer, an invasive species that has destroyed millions of ash trees over the past decade.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR

The News Tribune

Recap: St. Louis vs. Pittsburgh

Matt Adams had two of St. Louis' three hits, including a walk-off, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Cardinals to a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Matt Adams, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, Pittsburgh Pirates, CART Racing, Justin Wilson

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Button not worried about F1 future

Jenson Button has no doubt McLaren boss Ron Dennis is on his side despite remarks that caused a furore over the British Grand Prix weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, McLaren, Jenson Button

Northern Michigan News

NASCAR made right call to pull plug at Daytona

When the sky opened for a third time during the rain-rescheduled race at Daytona, and teams pulled out car covers to wait out the weather, it seemed the right time for NASCAR to put the Coke Zero 400 out of its misery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, John Graham, Nascar Drivers, Deac McCaskill, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Auggie Vidovich, Mike MacKenzie, Jack Roush

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas to nix specialty plates that sell poorly

State officials plan to eliminate dozens of specialty license plates, such as those advertising Texas Motor Speedway and Dr Pepper, because they've failed to generate enough interest.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tad Geschickter, Bryan Clauson, Nate Monteith, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont

Merced Sun-Star

9 top NASCAR team owners form Race Team Alliance

The goals of the RTA include lowering costs for NASCAR teams and creating one voice on issues facing the teams.

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

Rock Hill Herald

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 7

As the fireworks concluded Friday evening, three boats collided in the waters of Miami's Biscayne Bay, leaving four young adults dead.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Aric Almirola, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

The Progress-Index

Almirola returns iconic No. 43 to Victory Lane

So waiting through two days of thunderstorms and three red flags was relatively easy for Aric Almirola and his Richard Petty Motorsports team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, John Graham, Nascar Drivers, Deac McCaskill, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Auggie Vidovich, Mike MacKenzie, Jack Roush

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