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  1. NASCAR Countdown: Rookie Chase Elliott filling big shoes in Gordon's No. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    Believe it or not, the 2016 NASCAR season is almost upon us--although it seems like the 2015 season just finished. Get ready for the season with my 'NASCAR Countdown' stories until the first Sprint Cup Series races at Daytona on Feb. 13 and on Feb. 21 for the Daytona 500.

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  2. Chase Elliott ready to step up, fill Jeff Gordon's shoes in No. 24 Read moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    RELATED: Complete driver tracker for 2016 season Had it not been for a phone call from James Finch, Chase Elliott might not be making his Sprint Cup debut as a fulltime driver in the No. 24 Chevrolet of four-time champion and recently retired-from-driving Jeff Gordon in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series this season because it was Finch, the former team owner, who brought Elliott, son of 1988 series champion and NASCAR Hall of Fame member Bill Elliott , to the attention of one Rick Hendrick.

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  3. NASCAR: The impact of "Smoke's" injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Isportsweb.com

    Aug 9, 2015; Watkins Glen, NY, USA; Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart during the Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart will miss the beginning of the 2016 campaign with what has been described as a "severe back injury" following a compression fracture while driving an ATV in the desert of California on Jan. 31. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has been named as Smoke's replacement for this Saturday's season-opening Sprint Unlimited at Daytona.

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  4. Start your engines: Racing returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The sporty-car, wine-and-cheese crowd has vacated the premises as Daytona International Speedway readies for its next big house-warming party. The Rolex 24 At Daytona race was a huge success, but the majority of race fans opted to stay in the endless mosh pit known as the Speedway infield.

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  5. Overcoming A Lack of Track Testing - Practice TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2008 | Stock Car Racing Magazine

    Jeff Jefferson, left, and Chuck Carruthers check right-front spring compression to see how close the suspension is to coil bind. Jerry F. Boone Second In A SeriesChuck Carruthers tries to run his finger between the top of the tire and the underside of the right front fender of the Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

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  6. Tony Stewart to miss start of NASCAR seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Seattle Times

    Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday. The three-time NASCAR champion suffered a "burst fracture of the L1 vertebra" when he crashed on an ATV on Sunday and he had surgery Wednesday, the team said.

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  7. Top-10 Debut for Stevenson Motorsport Audi R8 LMS in the Rolex 24 At DaytonaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Paddock Talk

    Stevenson Motorsports persevered with the team's two new Audi R8 LMS machines in the team's return to the Rolex 24 At Daytona as they led laps in the world-famous endurance event and battled through to score a top-10 result as both team entries took the checkered flag at the end of the caution-ridden battle. The No.

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  8. ESPNTopNewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | ABC News

    Tony Stewart will not win a Daytona 500 during his Sprint Cup career, as he will miss the start of his final Sprint Cup season to recover from a broken back suffered Sunday while riding a dune buggy in California . Stewart suffered a burst fracture of his L1 vertebra and had surgery Wednesday in North Carolina , according to a Stewart-Haas Racing news release issued Thursday.

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  9. Furniture Row NASCAR Driver Truex Celebrates Girlfriend Beating Ovarian CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | CBS Local

    Martin Truex Jr. let wide-eyed employees at an NHL arena try on his race helmet. At least one struggled to figure out how to squeeze the helmet on before she posed for a few photos for a keepsake.

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  10. Injury update: Tony Stewart to miss Daytona 500 and beyond with fractured spineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Examiner.com

    In his final year as a full time driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series , Tony Stewart will not race in his final Daytona 500 . Stewart, driver of the No.

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  11. Stewart will miss start of Sprint Cup seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | ESPN

    Tony Stewart will not win a Daytona 500 during his Sprint Cup career as he will miss the start of his final Sprint Cup season to recover from a broken back suffered Sunday while riding a dune buggy in the California dunes. Stewart suffered a burst fracture of his L1 vertebra and had surgery Wednesday in North Carolina, according to a Stewart-Haas Racing news release issued Thursday.

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  12. 'Six-Time' lends helping hand to Tony GibsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Tony Gibson's New Year's resolution came several months early, courtesy of a tap on the shoulder during the drivers' and crew chiefs' meeting at New Hampshire Motor Speedway . Gibson turned to find Jimmie Johnson , who told his former colleague to call him after the pre-race meeting.

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  13. Stevenson racing lands top 15 finishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Jacksonville Daily News

    It was a pair of top-15 finishes for both cars for Jacksonville-based Stevenson Motorsports in their return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championships Rolex 24 at Daytona The No.

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  14. NASCAR drivers look forward to western swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Arizona Republic

    Four Sprint Cup drivers and three track presidents attended the NASCAR West Coast media day this week in Los Angeles, to discuss the upcoming season. NASCAR drivers looking forward to western swing Four Sprint Cup drivers and three track presidents attended the NASCAR West Coast media day this week in Los Angeles, to discuss the upcoming season.

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  15. UNC's Hatchell to sit two games for referee contact, NCAA violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Thomasville Times

    North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell faces a two-game suspension for making contact with an official during a recent loss to Duke as well as for an NCAA violation. The school announced the suspensions in a news release Friday.

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  16. Chastain, Preece, McClure To Drive For JD MotorsportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Paddock Talk

    The 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series season will be brand new, and the JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team is ready to shine in the new landscape. NASCAR has changed the system that decides the championship in the Xfinity Series, adding a version of the Chase format that has been successful for several seasons in the Sprint Cup Series.

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  17. Digitally inclinedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams will adjust to a new innovation wrinkle this season, making use of a digital dashboard display that will replace long-used analog gauges. True to the competitive spirit in the NASCAR garage, one team might have a leg up on the rest.

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  18. Ryan Preece joins JD Motorsports for move to Xfinity SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Examiner.com

    Modified racing star Ryan Preece plans to go NASCAR Xfinity Series racing in 2016, courtesy of a full-time gig with longtime Xfinity Series team JD Motorsports . On Tuesday, the race team announced plans on Tuesday for a three-car effort for 2016 Xfinity competition, including putting Preece in its No.

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  19. Stevenson Motorsports Preview: Rolex 24 At DaytonaRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Paddock Talk

    6 Audi R8 LMS - Andrew Davis, Robin Liddell, Matt Bell, Lawson Aschenbach No. 9 Sun Energy1 Audi R8 LMS - Kenny Habul, Boris Said, Dion von Moltke, Tristan Vautier STEVENSON MOTORSPORTS AT A GLANCE - Stevenson Motorsports has 12 years of IMSA experience dating back to 2003 when Johnny Stevenson and Chip Vance ran a Porsche in the Rolex Series - The Stevenson Motorsports team won the 2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge team and driver championships - Based in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Stevenson Motorsports steps up to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with another two-car effort in 2016 - The 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona marks Stevenson Motorsports' debut with the Audi R8 LMS THE STEVENSON MOTORSPORTS VETERANS: Stevenson Motorsports veteran drivers Andrew Davis, Robin Liddell, Matt Bell, and Lawson Aschenbach all return full-time to the team in 2016.

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  20. Furniture Row NASCAR Driver Truex Celebrates Girlfriend Beating Ovarian CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | CBS Local

    Martin Truex Jr. let wide-eyed employees at an NHL arena try on his race helmet. At least one struggled to figure out how to squeeze the helmet on before she posed for a few photos for a keepsake.

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