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  1. Penske: Guarantee full-time guys Indy 500 starting spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | The Tribune

    Roger Penske has a very simple solution for the predicament the Indianapolis 500 created when one of its most popular drivers, James Hinchcliffe, was bumped from the field during qualifying last weekend. "As I look at it now," the Hall of Fame team owner said, "with sponsors being so important and the teams building up for Indianapolis, and that really being the hallmark of probably your sponsorship running at Indy, it's a real tough pill to take if you don't make the race."

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  2. Flat-Track Racing Is the Most Exciting Sport You've Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Bloomberg

    The thing about flat-track racing is that you'll ­eventually get hurt flat-track racing. In April at the Texas Motor Speedway outside Fort Worth, I watch five riders crash on the same unrelenting turn, tumbling over one another like dominoes into a heap of cracked femurs, collarbones, and ankles.

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  3. FILE - In this May 19, 2018, file photo, Tony Kanaan, right, of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | MySanAntonio.com

    In this May 19, 2018, file photo, Tony Kanaan, right, of Brazil, talks with car owner AJ Foyt after Kanaan qualified for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. He's been coming to Indianapolis every May since 1958 and every year, crowds gather around the first garage stall in Gasoline Alley waiting to have an old photograph signed by their racing hero or merely to catch a glimpse of the former racing star.

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  4. Pocono 400 Race Weekend Fan Events and InformationRead the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | Paddock Talk

    Pocono Raceway will host several fan-driven events, taking place both on and off the track, during the Pocono 400 race weekend from June 1-3. The major races each day will include the General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race on Friday, the Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday and the Pocono 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday.

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  5. Danica Patrick to host 25th annual ESPYS in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    She will preside over the show honoring the past year's top athletes and moments in sports on July 18. The show airs live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Patrick is set to retire from auto racing after competing in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, where her fourth-place finish in 2005 is the highest by a woman.

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  6. Cindric's childhood dream led to Penske empireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | The Indianapolis Star

    From wooden garages and basketball courts to Penske's empire: Tim Cindric's journey A gangly track rat, Tim Cindric would sit behind Roger Penske's pit and study his every move. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: https://indy.st/2rI1Qdv Roger Penske called Tim Cindric in 1999.

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  7. Legally blind paracyclist among hundreds to conquer Mount MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | The Star Online

    Several volunteers awaited cyclists Monday in the Assault on Mount Mitchell at the finish line atop the 6,684-foot peak, taking the bikes up to the nearby moving vans.

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  8. Hemsworth to serve as Indianapolis 500 honorary starterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    The honorary starter might be best known to racing fans for his portrayal of former Formula One James Hunt in the movie "Rush." But movie fans probably know Hemsworth best for his roles in the Marvel's "Avengers" series.

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  9. Kevin Harvick chasing perfection after fifth win in 12 racesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | KCTV5

    Kevin Harvick had just taken the checkered flag for the fifth time this season, wheeled his car into victory lane and bathed in another confetti shower when he lamented what could have been. "Still wasn't really happy with it," Harvick said of his No.

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  10. 2018 Kansas: Corey LaJoie NASCAR Monster Energy Race RecapRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Paddock Talk

    Series: Monster Energy Cup Series Race: KC Masterpiece 400 Venue: Kansas Speedway Track Length / Configuration: 1.5-mile, oval Race Distance: 267 laps / 400.5 miles Race Format: 3 Stages: Stages ended on laps 80/160/267 Cautions: 6 cautions for 31 yellow flag laps Lead Changes: 13 among 7 drivers Started: 27 Finished: 24 Laps Completed: 262 Points Gained: 13 Stage 1 Corey LaJoie rolled off the grid in the 27th position in the Schluter-Systems No. 72 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at Kansas Speedway to start the KC Masterpiece 400 Competition Caution Lap 30: Running 32nd, LaJoie relayed the No.

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  11. NASCAR Cup: Jeff Gordon honored at Dover International SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Auto Racing Daily

    Dover International Speedway honored retired four-time NASCAR premier-series champion Jeff Gordon on May 5, during the NASCAR race weekend there that culminated in the May 6 running of the AAA Drive for Autism 400 there. His Dover accomplishments were recognized with a plaque placed at the base of the Miles the Monster statue that welcomes fans to DIS.

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  12. Harvick wins, seeks moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Kevin Harvick had just taken the checkered flag for the fifth time this season, wheeled his car into Victory Lane and bathed in another confetti shower when he lamented what could have been. "Still wasn't really happy with it," Harvick said of his No.

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  13. 2018 Kansas: Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Monster Energy Race RecapRead the original story

    May 13, 2018 | Paddock Talk

    "We had a challenging night at Kansas Speedway as we battled a lack of grip and handling issues, but I am proud of this Richard Childress Racing team because they never give up. We hit a snag in the race during a green flag pit stop.

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  14. Harvick passes Truex with 1 to go to win at Kansas SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | MySanAntonio.com

    Kevin Harvick celebrates with the trophy after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Kansas City, Kan. Kevin Harvick celebrates with the trophy after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Kansas City, Kan.

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  15. The Latest: Harvick wins fifth race of season at KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The man who took an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a Tennessee Waffle House met with students from the Parkland high school where 17 people were killed. The man who took an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a Tennessee Waffle House met with students from the Parkland high school where 17 people were killed.

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  16. NASCAR making a push for diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | The Wichita Eagle

    A cynical person might write off NASCAR's diversity efforts as a response to declining attendance and sagging ratings, a desperate attempt to tap into new demographics that could shore up the sport's financials. Of course, that ignores the fact that NASCAR's Drive for Diversity program is rooted in an initiative started by Joe Gibbs, a four-time Monster Energy Cup Series championship owner and three-time Super Bowl winning coach, more than 15 years ago.

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  17. Power play leads Penske to 200th series win in IndyCar GPRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Will Power retook the lead with 34 laps to go and pulled away to win the IndyCar Grand Prix for the second straight year and give Team Penske its 200th series victory. The Australian won the race for the third time in four years, and it's the fourth straight year Penske has reached victory lane on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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  18. MMA star Valentina Shevchenko checks out first NASCAR raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Valentina Shevchenko would normally be glued to her television to watch UFC 224 on Saturday night, when bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was set to defend her belt against Raquel Pennington. Instead, the top-ranked flyweight contender will be watching her first NASCAR race under the lights at Kansas Speedway.

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  19. The Latest: Wickens builds big lead at IndyCar Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Will Power, of Australia, prepares for the final the warm up session for the IndyCar Grand Prix auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 12, 2018. Will Power, of Australia, prepares for the final the warm up session for the IndyCar Grand Prix auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 12, 2018.

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  20. Almanac for Saturday, May 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | UPI

    The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.

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