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  1. 10 events that defined Las Vegas sports historyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    A look at the seminal events that have helped shaped Las Vegas' sporting landscape: RAIDERS MOVE TO LAS VEGAS Elvis left the building in 1977, and the NFL's Raiders will enter it in 2020 - and perhaps even sooner, if Sam Boyd Stadium receives a makeover. Does it get any bigger than an NFL team entering one's $1.9 billion building? To paraphrase Dandy Don Meredith on "Monday Night Football," turn on the lights, the party's only getting started.


  2. 2017 California (Fontana): Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team NASCAR Monster Energy Race RecapRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Ryan Blaney and Wood Brothers Racing overcame an average starting position, a pit road penalty and minor brushes with another car and the wall to bring the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion to the checkered flag in ninth place this afternoon at the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. The finish is the team's third top-10 result in the first five races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.


  3. Tipping Off: Final Four welcomes trio of 1st-time coachesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Frank Martin never got caught up in wins and losses, the highs and the lows, as he worked to build South Carolina into a contender for confe The three-race Western swing is over, and NASCAR heads home to Martinsville Speedway, moving from Fontana's wide 2-mile oval to a half-mile


  4. Craig Breedlove selected winner of annual Shav Glick AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Daily News

    FONTANA >> Craig Breedlove, the first person in history to reach 500 and 600 mph, has been selected the 18th winner of the Justice Brothers-Shav Glick Award for a Californian who has made distinguished motorsports contributions. The 80-year-old Breedlove, who first set the land speed record in 1963, was presented the award by Ed Justice, Jr., president/CEO of Justice Brothers, Inc. Sunday during prerace ceremonies for the Auto Club 400 race at Auto Club Speedway.


  5. NASCAR Bypassed The Most Obvious Fix To Its Latest ProblemRead the original story

    Sunday | Jalopnik

    Be still my heart. This is the Kroger 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway, a track close Indianapolis Motor Speedway, back when the Xfinity Series was known as the Nationwide Series.


  6. 5 things to know for Friday, March 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The drug maker said in a media release that its "robust pipeline of potential medicines in development" is behind the plan to invest in laboratories, manufacturing and administration. Lilly has scheduled a 10 a.m. announcement with U.S. Representatives Susan Brooks and Todd Rokita, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett all expected to join Lilly executives for the announcement.


  7. With trick trophy trucks, the Mint 400 race makes Mad Max look middle-of-the-roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Digital Trends

    In all those series, drivers can expect a smooth road to drive on, and mechanics get a covered garage to do their work. That is, if the series even allows you more than five minutes to fix your car.


  8. Corey Lajoie And JGL Racing Welcome Back YoutheoryRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 23 | Paddock Talk

    JGL Racing and Corey LaJoie are proud to announce that youtheory has returned to sponsor the duo once again in the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. The program kicks off this weekend as LaJoie will pilot the No.


  9. Truck carrying NASCAR car involved in accident on way to Auto Club SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    FONTANA >> The two drivers of Furniture Row Racing's No. 77 team hauler were uninjured when their tractor-trailer rig was involved in a hit-and-run accident early Thursday morning on their way to Fontana.


  10. Force win prompts thoughts of Medlen and the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 |

    John Force scored an emotional 148th win on the 10th anniversary and at the same track as Eric Medlen's fateful crash, and JFR scored its 2500th round-win too. Anne Proffit reflects on an emotional weekend in Gainesville.


  11. 1970 Daytona 500 winner Pete Hamilton dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | WSOCTV

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  12. SHR appeals, Penske mullsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 23 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Officials with Team Penske have not determined if the organization will appeal penalties handed down to the No. 2 team and driver Brad Keselowski on Wednesday, according to a statement from the team.


  13. FHS Ptso Accident Avoidance classesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 23 | Farragut Press

    Farragut High School Parent-Teacher-Student Organization is offering an opportunity for FHS students to acquire defensive driving skills. Students are urged to sign up now for the Accident Avoidance Workshop, which will be held Thursday, April 27, Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30, at FHS.


  14. 2-time Daytona 500 winner Pete Hamilton dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | White Lake Beacon

    Hamilton won four career Cup races, including the Daytona 500 in 1970 and 1971. He also won twice at Talladega Superspeedway in 1971.


  15. Memories of Auto Club Speedway as it turns 20 years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Wave

    Roger Penske, center, and son Greg Penske, right, and Les Richter are seen just days before the California Speedway - now known as Auto Club Speedway - debuted in June 1997. Roger Penske, center, and son Greg Penske, right, and Les Richter are seen just days before the California Speedway - now known as Auto Club Speedway - debuted in June 1997.


  16. CRAS Students Train With Fox Sports at NASCAR EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | TV Technology

    Students from the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences got to go for spin in a simulation of a live broadcast of a recent NASCAR race. With the help of Fox Sports, 33 students were able to practice mixing live audio and video feeds of the Camping World 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway from the school's remote production truck.


  17. Employee calling tourist racing track in Las Vegas unsafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Connecticut Post

    In this March 21, 2017, photo, people look at cars at SpeedVegas, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. An employee driving instructor is balking at signing a document declaring the tourist-oriented exotic auto racing track is safe, and is asking a state court judge to close the track and order a redesign.


  18. How Dave Allen has kept Auto Club Speedway successfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Mired in the rush-hour traffic on the eastbound San Bernardino Freeway earlier this month, Dave Allen broke the silence as he drove up Kellogg Hill. “I was there once,” he said, pointing at a hotel complex.


  19. a Daytona 200: Jody Barry, HeroRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Roadracing World

    Jody Barry selflessly helping trapped and injured fellow racer Dustin Apgar get free from his burning motorcycle during the Daytona 200. Apgar's hand can be seen outstretched from the left end of the motorcycle.


  20. Where are they now? - Geoff BodineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 |

    From his Guinness Book of World Records accomplishment to helping his country achieve Olympic success as well as his early role in elevating Hendrick Motorsports' status, Bodine can take pride while reflecting on his four decades-plus driving career. caught up with Bodine recently from his home in Melbourne, Florida for this week's edition of 'Where are they now?' Bodine grew up the second eldest of four children in rural Chemung, New York.