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  1. Jeff Gordon had suitors such as F1 but here's why he stayed true to HMS Read moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    RELATED: Full coverage of Gordon announcement CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There are many remarkable aspects to Jeff Gordon 's career in NASCAR. That he has competed for the same team owner throughout his stay is only one of them.

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  2. Rolex extends partnership with SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Rolex, the luxury watch company that has become synonymous with the 24 Hours At Daytona, announced Friday it will continue its sponsorship of the historic race and become a partner in Daytona International Speedway's new $400 million grandstand redevelopment. Under an extended, multi-year partnership agreement, Rolex will have naming rights for the new frontstretch lounge and suite level in the redeveloped grandstand tower, expected to open in time for the 2016 Rolex 24. The new lounge and suite boxes are "a perfect place for Rolex to display their brand, especially because that's the area for our corporate and VIP customers," said Speedway President Joie Chitwood.

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  3. Ferrari ChallengeFri, 23 Jan 2015 9:46:00 EDTRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A pair of Ferraris in the Ferrari Challenge work the east horseshoe, Friday morning, Jan. 23, 2015, at Daytona International Speedway. A knot of Ferraris round the International Horseshoe during practice for the Ferrari Challenge at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday morning, Jan. 22, 2015.

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  4. Corvette Racing at Daytona: GTML Pole Position for Oliver Gavin in the No.4 Corvette C7.RRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Corvettes

    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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  5. announces John Bisci as new public and media relations directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | IHRA

    The International Hot Rod Associationa and IRG Sports + Entertainmenta has named John Bisci as its new public and media relations director. With more than 30 years of media relations experience, Bisci will serve as the public and media relations director for IHRA Motorsports and will be the gatekeeper for all communication both internally and externally.

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  6. 2015 Daytona 24: Aston Martin Takes Pole And Third In Daytona 24 Hours QualifyingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    Aston Martin Racing's works team has qualified in third place in the GTLM class for the Daytona 24 Hours and its North American partner team TRG-AMR has taken pole position in the GTD class. In the first qualifying session of the day, the 18 GTD cars, similar in specification to the GT3 cars used in rest of the world, headed out onto the 5.73km-long Daytona International Speedway.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 2015 Daytona 24: Corvette Racing At Daytona: Wayne Taylor Racing Press ConferenceRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    WAYNE TAYLOR RACING OWNER WAYNE TAYLOR, AND DRIVERS JORDAN TAYLOR, RICKY TAYLOR AND MAX ANGELELLI met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway today. The group discussed the team's 10th anniversary of its 2005 victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jeff Gordon's impact in racing, the outlook for this weekend's 53rd Rolex 24 and other topics.

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  11. 2015 Daytona 24: Risi Competizione Brings Enduro Winning Line-Up To...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    Risi Competizione returns to Daytona International Speedway to compete in the 53rd annual Rolex 24 At Daytona, January 24-25, 2015, with an all-star driver line-up. The GTLM class No.62 red Risi Competizione Ferrari F458 Italia will pair former Daytona 24 winner Olivier Beretta and top notch Ferrari development driver Davide Rigon, with season-long Risi drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Pierre Kaffer.

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

    Thursday Jan 22 | WJRT

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  13. Fourteen Of 33 Starters From Indianapolis 500 Headline Rolex 24Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    The Verizon IndyCar Series will have significant star power this week at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona as 14 of the 33 starters from the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race will compete in the first endurance race of the IMSA-sanctioned schedule at Daytona International Speedway. A Verizon IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past four years.

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  14. Fisher enjoys Chili Bowl, plans ahead to next yearRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    Sarah Fisher is already making plans to compete in the 30th Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals next January in Tulsa, Okla. The Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner drove from the sixth starting position to win one of the two D feature races on Jan. 15 to advance to the C feature.

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  15. Las Vegas Motor Speedway salutes Jeff Gordon's - stellar' careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Officials at Las Vegas Motor Speedway are tipping their hats to NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, after he announced he won't race full-time after 2015. Gordon, who races with Hendrick Motorsports, announced his planned change to his team and fans Thursday morning.

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  16. Olly Gavin Set To Commence 2015 With Rolex 24 At DaytonaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    This week, Oliver Gavin heads to the world-renowned and evocative Daytona International Speedway in Florida for the first major endurance race of the year - the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona . Gavin begins his 14th consecutive season under the multiple championship-winning Corvette Racing banner with the 53rd running of the twice-around-the-clock endurance classic, which serves as the opening round of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship .

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  17. Statement From TMS President Gossage On Gordon's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Retirement AnnouncementRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    Statement from Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage on the announcement that 2015 will be Jeff Gordon's last season as a full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver. "I've known Jeff since he was a teenager with a really bad mustache.

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  18. Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell On Jeff Gordon's Last Full SeasonRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    'I think with the announcement of 2015 being Jeff Gordon's last full-time year behind the wheel, we all need to stop and say 'thank you Jeff'. His contributions to this sport are so numerous it would be a blanket 'thank you' for everything.

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  19. NASCARa s Busch says ex-girlfriend is a trained assassinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WIXY-FM Champaign

    KURT BUSCH: In this May 17 photo, Kurt Busch walks with his girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, after arriving for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. A hearing on Busch's ex-girlfriend's request for a no-contact order stemming from assault allegations resumed Monday in Dover, Del. Busch's attorneys have denied Driscoll's assault allegations and have tried to portray Driscoll as a scorned woman out to destroy Busch's career.

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  20. My ex is an assassin: Nascar champRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Iol.co.za

    A woman seeking a protective order against Kurt Busch on Wednesday rejected claims by the NASCAR champion that she is an assassin and said several of the race car driver's stories about her were taken from a movie screenplay she is writing. Busch, testifying on a protective order against him in a Delaware court on Tuesday, said his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll is an assassin sent on covert missions who once returned to their hotel room in a blood-splattered evening gown.

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