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  1. Daytona offers American flags in exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

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  2. Speedway names 'official bank'Read the original story

    10 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ORLANDO – Fifth Third Bank has signed on as the official bank of the “World Center of Racing.” Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III and Brian Lamb, North Florida regional president and CEO for Fifth Third, affixed a bank decal on the Speedway's stock-car show car outside of the bank's regional office in Orlando to seal the partnership deal on Tuesday. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who has Fifth Third as one of his primary sponsors, attended the press conference along with one of his No.

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  3. Busch looks forward to the challenge of qualifying for Chase for the ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Kyle Busch completed what most considered to be the easiest part of his waiver to remain eligible to qualify for this year's Chase for the Championship by winning last Sunday's road-course race at Sonoma Raceway. Busch missed the first 11 races of the Sprint Cup Series season after breaking his right leg and left ankle in a head-on accident into a concrete wall at the finish of the Xfinity Series race at the Daytona International Speedway.

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  4. Daytona offers American flags in exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Houston Chronicle

    In this April 26, 1997, file photo, race fans huddle against a bitter wind at the Talladega Superspeedway during the rain-delayed NASCAR Busch series auto race in Talladega, Ala. NASCAR backed South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call this week to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds in the wake of the Charleston church massacre.

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  5. Junior on why he didn't move StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Dale Earnhardt Jr . scored a seventh-place finish at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday for his second straight top-10 finish at the California road course.

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  6. Daytona won't ban Confederate flags this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property. Daytona President Joie Chitwood said Tuesday the speedway will offer an exchange program in which fans can trade a flag for the American flag.

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  7. Sports briefs: Third Utah State football player released from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    COLLEGE FOOTBALL a Another player has been released from the hospital following a car accident that hospitalized four Utah State football players and a former softball player. The university updated defensive lineman Edmund Faimalo's status Tuesday afternoon.

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  8. Daytona offers fans chance to swap for American flagRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property. Daytona President Joie Chitwood said Tuesday that the speedway will offer an exchange program in which fans can trade a flag for the American flag.

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  9. Daytona will not ban Confederate flag, offers flag tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sporting News

    The NASCAR circuit returns to Daytona for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, and the popular track is taking measures to make sure the American flag will be the flag of choice among fans in attendance. At this weekend's races, fans can receive a free American flag if they trade in any other flag - including the Confederate flag, which still flies freely at many NASCAR tailgates.

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  10. Larson, Dixon visit Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    NASCAR's Kyle Larson took some laps around the historic track in a vintage 1994 Chevy Monte Carlo pace car. Larson drove spectators around the 2.5 mile oval while simultaneously getting some extra practice in preparation for the Brickyard 400.

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  11. Kyle Busch doesna t deserve spot in ChaseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    When Busch broke his leg and foot in a horrific accident at the season-opening Xfinity Series race at Daytona, there was talk that he wouldn't race in 2015. After surgery the prognosis did not have Busch back in the racecar until Daytona this week.

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  12. Daytona will not ban Confederate Flag for 4th of July race, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    Joie Chitwood offered his comments on the Confederate Flag ahead of this weekend's race, which coincides with America's Independence Day. Daytona International Speedway will not ban the use of the Confederate Flag by fans during this weekend's annual 4th of July night race , celebrating the birth of the United States of America.

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  13. Test may influence Darlington rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O'Donnell told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that findings from Tuesday's Goodyear tire test at Darlington Raceway along with feedback from next weekend at Kentucky Speedway could be combined to come up with "a package that we may want to look at." Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Matt Kenseth , Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart took part in the Darlington test three weeks after Greg Biffle , Clint Bowyer , Jamie McMurray and Ryan Newman tested tires for the Bojangles' Southern 500 and a week ahead of extended practice for the Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts .

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  14. How to followRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series head to Daytona International Speedway this week while the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has off. Here's more info on how you can follow along all weekend.

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  15. NASCAR finds Fortune in marketing partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    As the Confederate flag swirls above them controversially, NASCAR officials look up and see sunny skies. And a touch of green.

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  16. Jeff Gordon Paint Scheme Featuring Rainbow Colors to Return for Last RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Max

    Jeff Gordon announced this week plans to bring back the rainbow paint scheme he has became known for in his last-ever race before retirement in August. The NASCAR driver drove his No.

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  17. [PICS] The 2015 Bloomington Gold Corvette ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Corvettes

    Last weekend Bloomington Gold completed its rookie orientation at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A couple of soggy days couldn't dampen spirits at the show's 2nd new location in the last 3 years.

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  18. M3.8 earthquake felt in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports a Magnitude 3.8 earthquake in Greene County. The quake happened at 1:44 a.m. CT and the epicenter was about 12.5 miles NW of Eutaw.

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  19. Daytona fans can exchange Confederate flags for U.S. flags at NASCAR races this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The Sons of Confederate Veterans, a pro-Confederate flag group, flies a banner over Darlington Raceway before a NASCAR race in 2007. Daytona International Speedway announced Tuesday that any fan flying a Confederate battle flag at this weekend's NASCAR can voluntarily exchange it for a U.S. flag.

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  20. NASCAR: Trade in Confederate flags for Stars and StripesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WPXI

    Race fans this weekend will be offered the chance to exchange any Confederate or other flags they own and get a free U.S. Flag that they wave proudly at the track. Although it may be hard to police, Chairman Brian France doesn't want to see Confederate flags at the tracks.

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