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  1. Craig Murto: Racers make resolutions, tooRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Northern Virginia Daily

    Such is the case with the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car competitors at South Boston Speedway. "My resolution is to be a better father and to better appreciate the family and friends around me that help make all things possible in my daily life," "I'm wishing for health and well-being for this country as we transition into a new team of leaders in Washington.


  2. Tribute to William Schallert: Next on TVCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Child of Television

    ... than 100 feature motion pictures, including Lonely are the Brave , Charley Varrick , The Incredible Shrinking Man, Speedway , and Recount , plus countless other TV series over the past six decades, from Maverick , Perry Mason , Bewitched and the ...


  3. Powerful Winter Storm Nails...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | Southeast Georgia Today

    Jimmie Johnson has made history, winning his seventh Sprint Cup Championship Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Johnson, 41, now ties Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt as the only drivers... iStock/Thinkstock - Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NY Knicks 104, Atlanta 94 Portland 129, Brooklyn 109 Indiana 115, Oklahoma City 111 Sacramento 102, Toronto 99 Denver 105, Utah... -- The Football Championship Subdivision playoff bracket was released Sunday morning, and five-time defending champion North Dakota State once leads the 24-team tournament as... -- The light heavyweight fight between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev lived up to the hype.


  4. All in The Petty Family - Thad Moffitt Wins Stock Car ChampionshipRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Thad Moffitt, the 16-year-old grandson of "The King" Richard Petty, won his first stock car championship at the Myrtle Beach Speedway this past weekend. Moffitt finished fifth during Friday night's Southeast Limited Late Model Daytona 1 Challenger Series race to secure the season-long championship.


  5. Why 'Six-Time' will win championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    ... NASCAR Sprint Cup . The No. 48 has resumed its pace as a car at the front of the field. Winning at Charlotte Motor Speedway to open the Round of 12 ensured, for the first time in three years, that Johnson would be in the Round of 8. Winning at ...


  6. NASCAR attendance is slowing down; the economy is partly to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Earlier this month, Paul and Lois McCarty packed up their truck and drove 10 hours down from Columbus, Ohio, for the Bank of America 500 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway - something they've been doing for the last 10 years. Both 66, the duo has been following NASCAR for most of their adult lives, though Paul points to the 1970s as the height of his fan experience.


  7. Cain: Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 team are in prime Chase form again Read moreRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    As Jimmie Johnson took the checkered flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday -- for the eighth time in his career -- he was full of emotion and adrenaline. It is his well-earned Fast Pass ticket into the next round of the championship, which amazingly will be the farthest he's advanced under NASCAR's newest title Chase format.


  8. Dale Jr. pulling for Johnson to tie fatherRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    ... man and anyone else you want to bring into that conversation." All the Hendrick cars looked good at Charlotte Motor Speedway , said Junior, whose No. 88 was piloted by Alex Bowman , who wrecked early and finished 39th in the Bank of America 500 . He ...


  9. Charlotte Victory Is Great for Jimmie Johnson but Just so-so for Everyone ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... be reduced to seven - Johnson already having claimed his admission - over the next two weeks. The Charlotte Motor Speedway bump in the Chase road wasn't supposed to be this way. A mistake was supposed to be fatal. One wrong move would make any ...


  10. Driven by a dream: Richard Petty Experience's Rick Fedrizzi talks legends and living on the edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... of the Richard Petty Driving Experience in Las Vegas, which offers the average person a NASCAR experience at the Speedway. At a patron's disposal is a fleet of stock and muscle cars capable of going 165 miles per hour, and which drivers as young as ...


  11. 2016 Charlotte II: Aric Almirola NASCAR Sprint Cup Race PreviewRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    ... No. 43 team throughout season, but the newly-restructured team is settling in and showing progress. Charlotte Motor Speedway will be a true test for the team, but it is one that Almirola and Crew Chief Drew Blickensderfer are ready to take on. ...


  12. 2016 New Hampshire II: Aric Almirola NASCAR Sprint Cup Race PreviewRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Aric Almirola returns to New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend after a late-race lugnut issue during the July race spoiled what would have been a Top-10 finish. After visiting pit road to get all five lugnuts on the wheel to avoid steep penalties, Almirola restarted in the back of the field and fought his way to a 19th-place finish.


  13. Lou Harry's A&E Priority list includes operatic Vonnegut, Elvis on stage, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... DeHaan Fine Arts Center, a Remembering Wes Celebration at IUPUI, a block party outside the Jazz Kitchen, and a Speedway concert at Dallara IndyCar Factory. Headliners at various locations include Norman Brown, the Ravi Coltrane Quartet, the Sullivan ...


  14. 'First Lady of NASCAR,' Betty Jane France, diesRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | ABC News

    ... at this time." As part of the France family's control of publicly traded track-operating company International Speedway Corp., Betty Jane France owned 25 percent of the voting stock, according to ISC's most recent proxy statement. NASCAR, a private ...


  15. Thad Moffitt, Grandson of Richard Petty, Wins First Stock Car EventRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Thad Moffitt, the 15-year-old grandson of "The King" Richard Petty, won his first stock car event Saturday night at the Anderson Motor Speedway. Moffitt took the pole and then the checkered during Saturday night's Southeast Limited Late Model Daytona 1 Challenger Series race.


  16. NASCAR king Richard Petty's 15-year-old grandson wins first stock car raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | AutoWeek

    Thad Moffitt, 15-year-old grandson of NASCAR's winningest all-time driver Richard Petty, won his first stock car event Saturday night at the Anderson Motor Speedway. In partnership with Richard Petty Motorsports, Empire Racing Group is entering Moffitt in the Southeast Limited Late Model Challenger Series in 2016.


  17. Jim Giaccone honors brother, other 9/11 victimsRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2016 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    ... NASCAR -- and of his life, overall -- is from August 2001 when he and his brother went to Nazareth (Pennsylvania) Speedway to take part in a fan driving experience. "I had gone to Las Vegas and done the Richard Petty Driving Experience twice, so I ...


  18. Growing up ElvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | San Diego Reader

    ... to Chicago's Adelphi Theatre where we would spend hours basking in the presence of the King. Between Roustabout and Speedway , Fay dragged me to every Elvis release with the exception of one: we stayed away from Stay Away, Joe . The fascination was ...


  19. Jeff Gordon may come out of retirement at Indy eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The retired four-time Sprint Cup champion will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. next week at Indianapolis Motor Speedway if Earnhardt is unable to drive because of concussion-like symptoms, Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday, according to USA Today. Gordon, who retired in 2015 after a 23-year career, is presently vacationing in France and is unavailable for comment.


  20. Miss Beadle from 'Little House on the Prairie' remembers wild Hollywood pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... hard time in his life. I cherished working with Elvis Presley. I remember him holding my hand before a scene (in "Speedway") and talking about his mother, Gladys. You know, I once tried to borrow a joint from Henry Fonda. He looked at me and said, ...