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2 hrs ago | Examiner

Ambrose to make V8s return

Two-time V8 Supercars champion Marcos Ambrose will return to the Australian championship after eight years racing in the United States. Two-time V8 Supercars champion Marcos Ambrose will return to the Australian championship after eight years racing in the United States.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marcos Ambrose, NASCAR, Johnny Davis, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

5 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

14, 2014. . Jeff Gordon drives past Marcos Ambrose and Jamie McMurray during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, Brad Baker, NASCAR, John Graham, Ian Henderson, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Michael Valiante

10 hrs ago | CottageCountryNow.ca

Kevin Ward's No. 13 car races one last time

When Kevin Ward Sr. decided his late son's No. 13 car should compete one last time there was only one possible driver: Dylan Swiernik.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

14 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

RUGBY: Bath 53 London Welsh 26

LONDON Welsh shipped a half-century of points for the second time in seven days as Bath ran in seven tries as they claimed a 53-26 victory in front of a record crowd at the Recreation Ground. The visitors scored four tries themselves and showed far more heart in defence than in their traumatic 52-nil defeat at home to Exeter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Chris Cook, Keith Coleman Racing, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

18 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Kyle Busch wins Trucks Series race at Joliet

Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch came from the rear of the field twice to win in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Krug, Niclas Jonsson, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, Ian Henderson, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Edwards, Keselowski fastest in final practice

Title contender Carl Edwards is the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Edwards turned a lap at 186.413 mph on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Jack Roush, Carl Edwards, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Busch, Michael Valiante, Chase Austin, Pierre Bourque

Daily Herald

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.

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

The Daily Breeze

Kevin Harvick wins Nationwide Series race

Kevin Harvick holds up the trophy with his son Keelan Paul Harvick in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Freaky Fast 300 Race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Colin Braun, Matt McCall, John Graham, Auggie Vidovich, Jack Roush, Michael Valiante

Sky Sports

San Marino pole for Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo will start the San Marino Grand Prix from pole position as he aims to continue his impressive record at the circuit. The 27-year-old Spaniard was fastest in qualifying on Saturday, with a time of one minute, 33.238 seconds.

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Related Topix: Moto GP

The Republic

Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

Marcos Ambrose has informed Richard Petty Motorsports he will leave NASCAR at the end of this season and return to his native Australia. The announcement Saturday comes amid mounting speculation that Ambrose will join Roger Penske as the team enters prepares to enter Australia's V8 Supercar Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Marcos Ambrose, Johnny Davis, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

Yahoo!

Sparks fly as Di Grassi wins first electric car race

A spectacular crash at the last corner that ended leader Nicolas Prost's race and sent ex-F1 driver Nick Heidfeld flying into the fencing gave Brazil's Lucas di Grassi victory in the first ever Formula E electric race in Beijing Saturday. But Heidfeld made contact with the left side of Prost's E.Dams Renault shortly before the finish outside the Bird's Nest stadium in the Chinese capital and went barrelling into the air.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Nick Heidfeld, BMW Sauber F1, Virgin, Lucas di Grassi, Bruno Senna, Campos

Washington Examiner

NASCAR driver's car carries a Maine theme

NASCAR driver Austin Theriault's car is sporting a Maine-themed paint job in the blue and white colors of the state's flagship university. The Fort Kent native's car, unveiled Friday, features a lobster and a lighthouse on the driver's side, and a moose, trees and blueberries on the other.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Austin Theriault

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KCTV5

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson facing arrest in child injury indictment

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer An arrest warrant was issued Friday for star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse for using a... Kyle Busch will start the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on the pole for Sunday's opening race at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Chris Horn, Scott Gaylord, Johnny Davis, John Borneman III, Dario Franchitti, Chris Lawson

WLBT-TV Jackson

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

12, 2014. . Driver Carl Edwards sits in his car in the garage during a practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Krug, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, John Graham, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

The New Zealand Herald

Friend to drive car of the late Kevin Ward Jr.

The No. 13 car belonging to the young sprint car driver who was struck and killed by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will race again this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

Click Orlando

Chase race begins with Keselowski as top seed

Brad Keselowski heads into the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship as the top seed after a series-leading four wins in 26 races that resulted in 2,012 points. Keselowski claimed the top seed in the 11th hour with a dominating performance and a win in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway last Saturday in the final race of the regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Busch, Johnny Davis, Hendrick Motorsports, Jeff Gordon, Joe Gibbs Racing, Joey Logano, Jack Roush, John Graham, Auggie Vidovich

WUSA-TV Washington

DC to hold lottery for ballot position

It's not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia's political horse races are still hoping to DC to hold lottery for ballot position WASHINGTON - It's not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia's political horse races are still hoping to Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1rZeMYs WASHINGTON - It's not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia's political horse races are still hoping to land a favorable position. The D.C. Board of Elections will hold a lottery on Friday to determine the order of names on the ballot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby

Motorsport.com

Formula E set to take on F1

As a brand new, global single seater series prepares to launch off the grid, boss Alejandro Agag insists Formula E is not trying to take on F1. With battery-powered and nearly completely silent cars, designed with input from McLaren, Williams and Renault, the inaugural race will take place on the streets of Beijing on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Jarno Trulli, Lotus, Takuma Sato, Nick Heidfeld, KV Racing Technology, Super Aguri, Indy Racing, BMW Sauber F1, Scuderia Toro Rosso, Jaime Alguersuari

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Oxford Times

Williams F1 still moving up the grid despite A 21m loss

WILLIAMS F1 is winning on the track this season but racked up a A 21m loss for the first half of this year. Turnover was A 44m, down from A 57.7m the same time last year, with pre-tax losses plunging from A 3m to A 17.3m.

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Cybercast News Service

Johnson opens Chase seeking record-tying 7th title

It's been 11 weeks since Jimmie Johnson's last victory and he suffered through one of his typical summer swoons. But as the defending NASCAR champion prepares for the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, he feels as confident as ever that he'll once again be hoisting the prize at the end of the year.

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

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