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3 hrs ago | South End Standard

Ron Dennis may have to be patient to re-sign Fernando Alonso, pictured, for McLaren

McLaren Group chairman and CEO Ron Dennis has hinted he is prepared to bide his time to land either Fernando Alonso or Sebastian Vettel.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, McLaren, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, Jenson Button

4 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

2 California Preps Added to Derby, Oaks Qualifiers

Churchill Downs announced Wednesday that the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity to be run on Dec. 20 will award qualifying points.

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Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby

7 hrs ago | Oxford Times

MOTORSPORT: Smith aiming to turn on style at Silverstone

Bradley Smith, seen burning up the track on the way to a sixth-place finish in Indianapolis, will be looking to shine at Silverstone Bradley Smith is relishing the chance to put on a sparkling show for the home fans at Silverstone this weekend.

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Related Topix: Moto GP

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBTV

Investigation of Tony Stewart sprint car racing incident 'still on-going'

The investigation into the Aug. 9 racing incident involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. is "still on-going," a spokeswoman with the Ontario County Sheriff's office told the Observer on Wednesday.

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

Journal Gazette

Jacket for man with deep Red Coat roots

Bruce Dye of the Mad Anthonys, left, presents the Mad Anthonys Red Coat to 2014 recipient Tom Kelley during a ceremony Tuesday at Hotel Fort Wayne.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kelley Racing, Indy Racing, Jack Nicklaus, Golf, Golfers

The Washington Post

Kenseth likes title chances despite lack of wins

Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Jack Roush, Matt Kenseth, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Joe Fox, Eric McClure, Dario Franchitti, John Graham, Deac McCaskill

The Washington Post

Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance

Schedule: Friday, practice, qualifying ; Saturday, race, 10:20 p.m. . Last year: Team Penske's Will Power won the season finale, and Target Chip Ganassi's Scott Dixon finished fifth for his third season title.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Chris Horn, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Will Power, CART Racing, Team Penske, Indy Racing

The Formula 1 Blog

Max Verstappen tipped for Friday debut at Suzuka

The well-connected Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf claims Red Bull, having newly signed the 16-year-old son of former F1 driver Jos Verstappen, has targeted October's Japanese grand prix as a potential first official outing for Max in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jos Verstappen, Scuderia Toro Rosso

Motorsport.com

Vettel has made 'many mistakes' in 2014 - Webber

Amid the typical PR-speak, the Australian - having left Red Bull and the paddock for semi-retirement and Le Mans - was always relied upon for a blunt assessment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team

Paddock Talk

Mattiacci 'confirms' 2015 lineup yet again

At Spa, the British broadcaster Sky made waves when it quoted the Maranello team's chief as admitting both Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen will still be wearing red next year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers

WKYT

NASCAR tripleheader weekend returns to Kentucky Speedway July 2015

For the fifth time in the tracks history, NASCAR's elite drivers will battle on the roughest track in NASCAR July 9-11, 2015 for three action-packed nights of racing when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series , Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series visit Kentucky Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Looks like we have our new 'Bachelor'

Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer eliminated late in the recently completed season of 'The Bachelorette,' is rumored to be ABC's next 'Bachelor.'

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Related Topix: Sports, Arie Luyendyk Jr., Indy Racing

Cybercast News Service

NASCAR's Kenseth behind anti-bullying kids' book

Kenseth and his wife, Katie, released "Race Against Bullying" on Tuesday in conjunction with National Youth Literacy Day.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR

ABC News

Darlington Raceway Gets Labor Day Back in 2015

Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule.

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

Motorsport.com

Ty Dillon set to make his NASCAR Cup debut at Atlanta

Ty Dillon will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chase Austin, Boris Jurkovic, Brad Baker, NASCAR, Ian Henderson, Nascar Drivers, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, Buddy Lazier, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

Motorsport.com

Whitmarsh finally leaves McLaren

The Woking team's long-time chief was removed from office by returning chairman Ron Dennis before the season began, as Eric Boullier joined from Lotus.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, McLaren

Planet-F1.com

Horner lauds title contender Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo vowed to pounce on any Mercedes mistakes at Spa and that's exactly what the "calm and in control" Australian did, according to Christian Horner.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Red Bull Racing

Motorsport.com

Van der Garde secures 2015 Sauber race seat - reports

The Dutch daily Algemeen Dagblad, and the specialist Dutch source Formule 1, are citing 'sources' close to the Swiss team and van der Garde that report that negotiations between the Sauber reserve driver and team management have been successful.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Force India, Adrian Sutil

Mon Aug 25, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Labor Day weekend not ideal date for IndyCar finale at Fontana

One soft-sided bag or cooler no larger than 6” x 6” x 12”; soft-sided insulated cooler may contain ice.

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Related Topix: Sports, Team Penske, Simon Pagenaud, Will Power, CART Racing, Indy Racing, Helio Castroneves, Team Australia, NASCAR, John Graham, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti

Sporting News

Tony Stewart accident could make NASCAR drivers think twice about racing at local short tracks

But since his team owner saw on CNN that Kahne's car left the racing surface at a dirt track in 2011, Kahne hasn't raced in many other events beyond NASCAR.

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Related Topix: Sports, Colin Braun, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Jack Roush, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Auggie Vidovich, Bryan Clauson, Dario Franchitti, John Graham

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