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  1. Michael Shank Racing, Oswaldo Negri Jr., Honda on pole for Rolex 24 at DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | AutoWeek

    A brand-new car and a brand-new engine is typically not the prescription for a pole-winning run for a 24-hour race. However, Michael Shank Racing defied the odds, as driver Oswaldo Negri Jr. dominated Prototype qualifying on Thursday for the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona with a blistering lap of 1 minute, 39.194 seconds, and 129.201 mph.

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  2. 4-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon ending career after '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Denver Post

    Jeff Gordon said a year ago that if he won a fifth NASCAR championship in 2014, he'd call it quits on his illustrious career. Instead, this year, his 23rd in NASCAR's elite Cup series, will be his last.

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  3. 2015 Daytona 24: Corvette Racing At Daytona: Gtlm Pole Position For Gavin, Corvette C7.RRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    For the first time in 15 years, Corvette Racing will start the Rolex 24 At Daytona from pole position. Oliver Gavin was the fastest qualifier in the GT Le Mans class for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the No.

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  4. 2015 Daytona 24: Negri Puts Tire Kingdom On Rolex 24 Pole For Michael ...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    With team owner Mike Shank urging him on via the team radio, Ozz Negri dug deep to find the extra speed to put the No. 60 Tire Kingdom Service Centers Honda-Ligier JS P2 on the Rolex 24 At Daytona pole for Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian on Thursday.

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  5. 2015 Daytona 24: Gavin Gives Corvette Racing First Rolex 24 Pole...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    With his lap of one minute, 43.488 seconds in the No. 4 Corvette C7.R, Gavin became the 12th different pole winner in 12 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship races, dating back to last year's Rolex 24 - the inaugural TUDOR Championship event.

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  6. 2015 Daytona 24: BMW Team Rll Qualifies 4th And 7th For 53rd Rolex 24 At DaytonaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    BMW Team RLL will start the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona from the fourth and seventh GTLM class positions following this afternoon's very competitive qualifying session at the Daytona International Speedway road course. John Edwards, driving the No.

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  7. 2015 Daytona 24: Action Express Racing Qualifying Notes: Rolex 24 At DaytonaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    With qualifying for the 53rd Annual Rolex 24 at Daytona in the books, the Action Express Racing entries are on a similar trajectory to last year's victory in the event, with both Chevrolet Corvettes qualifying in the top 10. The No. 5 Action Express Racing Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype sponsored by Mustang Sampling laid down the fourth-fastest lap in the 15-minute session on the strength of Joao Barbosa's 1:39.568 trip around the 3.56-mile road course.

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  8. 4-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon ending career after a 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | TheCourier.com

    Jeff Gordon said a year ago that if he won a fifth NASCAR championship in 2014, he'd call it quits on his illustrious career.

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  9. 12 Porsche 911-Based Racecars Qualify For 53rd Rolex 24 At DaytonaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    Twelve racecars based on the seventh generation of the iconic Porsche 911 sports car have qualified for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona. The 53rd running of the 24 hours of racing at Daytona International Speedway, of which Porsche is defending GT Le Mans class winner, will run January 24-25.

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  10. 2015 Daytona 24: Performance Tech Focused On Long Haul After Tough Qualifying Session At DaytonaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    James French qualified the No. 38 Performance Tech Motorsports Prototype Challenge car in the eighth position for the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona.

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  11. 4-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon ending career after '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Jan. 13, 2015, file photo, NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon smiles during a media availability before a basketball game between the Washington Wizards and the San Antonio Spurs in Washington. Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.

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  12. Sports digest: Jeff Gordon leaving NASCARRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Jeff Gordon announced Thursday that 2015 will be his final season as a full-time NASCAR driver, saddening legions of fans, his fellow drivers and others who watched him became the face of stock car racing as the sport exploded in popularity a generation ago. In a tearful interview with The Associated Press, Gordon, 43, said he reached his decision last summer but didn't want the distraction of a farewell tour.

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  13. Michael Shank Racing wins Rolex 24 poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Photo: Courtesy of IMSA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A brand-new car, a brand-new engine -- that's typically not the prescription for a pole-winning run for a 24-hour race.

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  14. Actor Patrick Dempsey putting emphasis on racing roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Florida Times-Union

    Patrick Dempsey politely, but quickly, worked his way from his race car to an awaiting golf cart Thursday at the Daytona International Speedway. His three teammates already were waiting, each patiently watching Dempsey pose for pictures and sign autographs while trying to escape the scrum.

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  15. Honda, Michael Shank Racing Claim Pole for Rolex 24 at DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WJRT

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  16. Jeff Gordon To Run Final Full-Time NASCAR Season In 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    Jeff Gordon, the celebrated stock car champion whose crossover appeal helped take NASCAR into the mainstream, will compete in his 23rd and final full-time Sprint Cup Series season in 2015. He announced his decision this morning to the No.

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  17. One more NASCAR season for Jeff Gordon, who has strong ties to Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | LA Daily News

    OS23-NASCARGORDON-09-WL Jeff Gordon is all smiles as he hopes out of his race car after taking the pole for Sunday's Auto Club 500 Friday February 23, 2007 at California Speedway in Fontana. Gordon covered the 2-mile superspeedway in 38.765 seconds with an average speed of 185.735 mph.

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  18. Drifire Joins Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing As An Associate Sponsor Of The IndyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced today that DRIFIRE , a premiere provider and developer of high performance flame resistant fabrics and protective apparel to the military, industrial and consumer markets, has joined the team as an associate sponsor of the team's sports car and Indy car programs for 2015. The partnership will bring DRIFIRE to the forefront of motorsports.

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  19. Tire Kingdom Joins Michael Shank Racing At Daytona and SebringRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    With a new car and motor package, a revised driver line up, and new and returning commercial partnerships, Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian already has 2015 off to a flying start before the first green flag of the season has even flown. The Ohio-based team has now added even more momentum ahead of the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United Sports Car Championship season as the 2012 Rolex 24 winning squad at Daytona has confirmed that Tire Kingdom Service Centers will be the title sponsor on the No.

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  20. Driver Jeff Gordon says 2015 will be last season he'll compete in NASCARRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Charlotte Observer

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon prepares for practice on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates by kissing the bricks after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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