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  1. Confederate flag not welcome at California NASCAR race tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | LA Daily News

    Although it has not been a major issue in California, a pair of state race venues were signatories in a request by NASCAR's industry members to “refrain from displaying the Confederate Flag.” The statement was signed by International Speedway Corp., which owns Auto Cub Speedway in Fontana, and Speedway Motorsports Inc, owner of Sonoma Raceway in the Sonoma-Napa Valley, site of the most recent NASCAR Cup race. The two companies own 21 tracks that host a combined total of 33 Cup races.

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  2. NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago. The statement was signed by International Speedway Corp. and Speedway Motorsports Inc. - which own most of the tracks in the Sprint Cup Series, stretching from Florida to New York to California - as well as 30 specific tracks.

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  3. After the crash: Daytona's new safety upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    It was less than five months ago when Kyle Busch suffered a compound fracture in his lower right leg and a mid-left foot fracture after making impact with the inside wall of Daytona International Speedway during the season-opening NASCAR Xfinity race on Feb. 21st. The day of the crash, DIS President Joie Chitwood promised to cover 'every inch' of the 2.5 mile race track with SAFER Barrier in order to prevent future injuries.

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  4. Another new-winner on the horizon at Daytona?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    Who is most likely to earn their first Sprint Cup win at Daytona this weekend, following in the footsteps of Aric Almirola? Daytona, like Talladega, has a habit of producing new and surprising winners through its hectic pack racing and unpredictable, incessant shifts in the running order throughout the entire race. It's an event where almost any driver can have a shot at victory if they survive the inevitable carnage and make the right moves when everyone is jostling for position in the sprint to the checkered flag.

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  5. NBC-TV Will Air 'Chasing 43' Documentary About NASCAR and Legendary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GlobeNewswire

    'Chasing 43', a documentary tracing the history of NASCAR motorsports and legendary driver Richard Petty, will air on the NBC-TV network at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 5. NASCAR, or the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, is motorsports' preeminent stock car racing organization and has one of the largest followings of any spectator sport in the United States. Petty is a former NASCAR driver and one of the most respected figures in motorsports.

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  6. NASCAR tracks ask fans not to display Confederate flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    NASCAR tracks ask fans not to display Confederate flags Joint statement released Thursday makes plea Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://usat.ly/1IvG0gi Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton and Scarlet Fu report on today's top stories including NASCAR asking their fans to refrain from flying the Confederate Flag at races. A Confederate flag flies atop an RV in a campground outside practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Sonoma Raceway.

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  7. NASCAR tracks ask fans to stop flying Confederate flags at racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    A coalition of U.S. racecourses made the plea in a statement issued on Thursday, according to The Associated Press . "We are asking our fans and partners to join us in a renewed effort to create an all-inclusive, even more welcoming atmosphere for all who attend our events," they said, the AP reported.

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  8. NASCAR Asks Fans To - Refrain' From Displaying Confederate Flag at EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breitbart.com

    On July 2, NASCAR officials released a statement asking fans to "refrain" from displaying Confederate flags at NASCAR facilities and events. The request comes on the heels of a Breitbart News report that Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag at the July 5 Coke Zero 400.

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  9. The Stanley Hotel will celebrate the Fourth of July with afternoon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    The Historic Hoedown event will begin at 3 p.m. and runs until the Estes Park fireworks display is set to start lighting up the sky.

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  10. Thursday Thunder enters Week 5 at Hampton's speedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The "Thunder Ring" at Atlanta Motor Speedway is nothing if not capricious. Just ask any Thursday Thunder driver, and he or she may have any number of other descriptors for the four distinct corners of the quarter-mile asphalt oval and the difficulty involved in winning there.

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  11. Daytona International Speedway to offer voluntary flag exchange on 5th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    Joey Logano,'s #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2015. Although Daytona President Joie Chitwood has stated that he has no intention of banning the Confederate flag at his track, despite calls by NASCAR chairman Brian France, and others' who feel that it no longer belongs at the franchise's racing events, Chitwood will offer to give fans the opportunity of exchanging their flags for the good ol' "Stars and Stripes" at this Sunday's Coke Zero 400.

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  12. Kyle Busch returns to Daytona with Xfinity, Sprint Cup wins and a son on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Kyle Busch last left Daytona on a stretcher. This weekend he returns floating on a cloud.

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  13. Speedway upholds Florida tradition of Southern liteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Ever since the end of the Civil War, Florida has cultivated a mixed and selective attitude toward its closet full of Confederate symbols. Unlike neighboring states in the southern breakaway republic, the Florida Way strives for Southern lite.

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  14. No more Confederate flags at NASCAR? Fans asked not to fly it at tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    In this Feb. 15, 2008, file photo, flags, including a Confederate flag, fap in the wind during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. NASCAR is backing South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds in the wake of a massacre at a Charleston church, it said in a statement Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

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  15. NASCAR, tracks ask fans to refrain from displaying Confederate flag Read moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    RELATED: NASCAR statement NASCAR announced Thursday morning an unprecedented collaboration among the tracks that host its national series events in an effort to ask fans to "refraing from displaying the Confederate Flag at our facilities and NASCAR events." The sanctioning body revealed Thursday that every track signed on, vowing to help remove fans' displays of the flag.

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  16. Sneak peek at Daytona remodelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    RELATED: Spotters relocated at Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Consider it a sneak preview.

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  17. Busch Bros. join list of 1-2 finishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    It's not unusual for brothers to compete against one another in NASCAR's premier series, and as it turns out, it's not unusual for them to occasionally finish 1-2 in a race. Such was the case this past weekend at Sonoma Raceway when Kyle Busch won the event while older brother Kurt finished second.

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  18. Auto racing | NASCAR tracks jointly ask fans not to fly Confederate flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbus Dispatch

    The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day.

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  19. NASCAR era on NBC begins this weekend at Daytona: Weekend Auto Racing guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cleveland.com

    While the second NASCAR race at Daytona every year is almost as big as the first, this year there is the extra intrigue of having NBC return after a 10-year break to broadcast the race activities all weekend. There will be nearly 24 hours of race coverage over the holiday weekend, the bulk of it profiling the various support series NASCAR has to offer.

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  20. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BleacherReport

    Coke Zero is the restrictor plate of beverages: By virtue of its tasty and calorie-free secret formula, it, in theory, restricts one's capacity to fall victim to the onslaught of drinks chemically laced with high fructose corn syrup. So the Coke Zero 400, a leaner trip around Daytona's superspeedway, bolts up the restrictor plates yet again for some single-file racing and, of course, the big one.

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