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  1. 2015 NHRA: Matt Hagan NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Event Recap: First RoundRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Paddock Talk

    A unique event had a unique ending for Matt Hagan and the Mopar Express Lane/Rocky Boots team at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway near Charlotte. The Four-Wide Nationals is the only event of its kind on the 24-race Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.

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  2. Winners & Losers: Martinsville just the boost Denny Hamlin, Gibbs, Toyota neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Sporting News

    It's a track where he's won four times on the Sprint Cup circuit, five if you count Sunday's STP 500 victory. Hamlin was able to hold off a hard challenge on the final laps by Brad Keselowski to end a 32-race winless streak for not only Hamlin but also Toyota.

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  3. Denny Hamlin wins STP 500Read the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Denny Hamlin held off a charging Brad Keselowski in the final laps of Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway to take home his fifth career win at the track.

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  4. Hamlin edges Keselowski for Martinsville winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Erie Times News

    DennyHamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. The driver for Joe Gibbs Racing held off a five-lap, bumper-to-tail challenge from Brad Keselowski for his 25th career race and fifth at the smallest and oldest track in the premier series.

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  5. Gordon blames self for pit mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    After driving a car that got faster over the course of a sunny Sunday at Martinsville Speedway , Jeff Gordon 's last spurt of speed came at the worst possible time and place -- on pit road, while leading, during the final yellow flag. That triple whammy of unfortunate circumstances in the sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the year thwarted Gordon's chances of securing a ninth grandfather clock trophy at what is historically one of his best venues.

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  6. 2015 Kroger 250: KBM captures three top 10 finishes at MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Examiner.com

    Kyle Busch Motorsports drivers Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez and Justin Boston all "clocked" in top 10 finishes at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia on Saturday, but none of them could beat Joey Logano for the famed grandfather clock trophy at the 0.526-mile oval. Jones finished third, followed by Suarez in sixth and Boston in 10th.

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  7. Hamlin ends Sprint Cup losing streak for team and ToyotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Star-Telegram.com

    The dreaded streak came to a dramatic end Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, as Hamlin held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski on the final lap for his, the team's and the manufacturer's first win in almost a year. A collective sigh of relief could be felt from everyone at the postrace winner's podium, from Hamlin to team owner Joe Gibbs.

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  8. Photo: Denny Hamlin poses next to the trophy after the NARead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Denny Hamlin poses next to the trophy after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., on Sunday, March 29, 2015.

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  9. INDYCAR Launches 2015 'Rivals' Campaign to Highlight Series' Culture of SpeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Auto Channel

    March 27, 2015 -- INDYCAR announcedWednesday it has launched the second year of its 'Rivals' advertising campaign, which features drivers including 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves, defending Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay, rising young stars Marco Andretti, James Hinchcliffe and Josef Newgarden, and several others. INDYCAR will utilize platforms in TV, print, radio and digital media to expand the reach and appeal of the Verizon IndyCar Series and connect its drivers to the sport's culture of speed, daring and celebrity.

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  10. Danica ties mark for top-10sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Danica Patrick 's up-and-down Sunday at Martinsville Speedway pushed her unhappiness over the team radio to the level of what she called "a general disaster." The end result, though, was an encouraging day and a top-10 finish worth the early adversity.

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  11. 2015 Martinsville: Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup Race RecapRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Paddock Talk

    Martin Truex, Jr., No. 78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS, earned his sixth consecutive top-10 finish of 2015 with a sixth-place effort in the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

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  12. 2015 Martinsville Q&A: NASCAR Sprint Cup - Danica PatrickRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Paddock Talk

    DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 TAXACT CHEVROLET SS - FINISHED 7TH KERRY THARP: Danica Patrick ties her secondbest career finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with a fine showing of seventh here today at Martinsville Speedway.

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  13. Hendrick Motorsports day goes awry for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Examiner.com

    In a surprising turn of events two of the four regular NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers for Hendrick Motorsports couldn't seem to get any traction at Martinsville Speedway a track where Hendrick's dominance is expected in the STP 500. Teammates Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon have an even split of eight victories each, but the top 10 active drivers have a combined 25 wins at the famed half-mile track, 19 of those victories are by Hendrick or Hendrick affiliated drivers with Stewart-Haas, two of Tony Stewart's three wins were with his former race team Joe Gibbs Racing.

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  14. Hamlin wins for 25th time, and fifth time at MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | MySanAntonio.com

    Denny Hamlin sprays cola after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, March 29, 2015. Denny Hamlin does a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, March 29, 2015.

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  15. 2015 Martinsville Q&A: NASCAR Sprint Cup - Regan SmithRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Paddock Talk

    REGAN SMITH, INTERIM DRIVER OF THE NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Martinsville Speedway to discuss when he got to call to drive the No.

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  16. Todd Gilliland Earns First Late Model Stock Car WinRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Paddock Talk

    Todd Gilliland earned his first Late Model Stock Car victory with a dramatic come-from-behind effort at Southern National Motorsports Park Saturday night. Veteran Deac McCaskill dominated most of the 150-lap race, but Gilliland made a late pass to lead the final two laps for a victory in the inaugural race for the Championship Auto Racing Series Late Model Stock Tour.

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  17. Smith to replace Larson in Martinsville raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | ESPN

    Chip Ganassi Racing driver Kyle Larson remained hospitalized after fainting Saturday following an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway and will be replaced by Regan Smith in Sunday's STP 500. Larson, who is 18th in the Cup standings and was scheduled to start seventh in the race Sunday, was checked out at Martinsville Memorial Hospital.

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  18. Big challenges in MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | ABC News

    There wasn't a track on the schedule I enjoyed competing at more than Martinsville. It represents the origin of our sport; short track stock car racing.

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  19. Team Penske sweeps top four spots in St. Pete qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Motorsport.com

    Although it's not the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was great hearing "It's a new track record!" as Will Power managed to blaze his way around the 1.8 mile track on the Streets of St. Petersburg to pole position for Sunday's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The old track record of 1:00.928 set in 2003 went down in the second group of round one as Will Power managed to pull off a lap of 1:00.8344 seconds, which went down even further in the second round of qualifying with a lap record of 1:00.6509.

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  20. Bristol Motor Speedway season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | WCYB

    The 2015 Bristol Motor Speedway season is underway. Saturday the Last Great Colosseum opened its doors for the open house.

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