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  1. 2015 Darlington Q&A: NASCAR Sprint Cup - Joey LoganoRead the original story

    48 min ago | Paddock Talk

    Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion, finds himself in the middle of a hot streak, having won two of the last three Sprint Cup races.

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  2. NASCAR Notebook: Elliott eyes repeat win at DarlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Chase Elliott made a last lap pass to score the win in last year's NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway. Egg-shaped with long straightaways and short quick turns, Darlington Raceway eats up and spits out even the most experienced drivers.

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  3. Gdovic and Fronius Weld a Bridge to Italy in NASCAR Whelen Euro SeriesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Precision Performance Motorsports driver Brandon Gdovic will make his NASCAR Whelen Euro Series debut in Italy next week. The 23-year-old driver from Yorktown, Va.

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  4. NASCAR Fans Chase Victory as The Chase Grid Battle Game Launches for Second SeasonRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    NASCAR fans have the opportunity to showcase their race prediction skills again this year with The Chase GridTM Battle Powered by Bing. Back for the second season, the game allows players to make Round-by-Round picks and compete for prizes throughout the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint CupTM, which kicks-off Sept.

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  5. Ajax Racer McColm Racing NASCAR Xfinity Series In RichmondRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Joey McColm will realize a dream when he straps into a NASCAR Xfinity Series race car at Richmond International Raceway later this month. The Ajax racer who competes full-time in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series recently announced he will drive Rick Ware Racing's #15 Chevrolet Camaro in the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 on September 11. "This is the opportunity of a lifetime," said the soft-spoken McColm.

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  6. Motor racing-Wilson to have British funeral next weekRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    The funeral of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died last month after a crash at Pennsylvania's Pocono Raceway, will be held near the Silverstone circuit in his native Britain next Thursday. A statement on his personal website said the Sept.

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  7. Button calls for closed cockpits after Wilson deathRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Jenson Button has called for Formula One to introduce closed cockpits as soon as possible after the death in America of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson. Once a strong supporter of cockpits remaining open, the 2009 world champion said Wilson's fatal crash last month had forced a change of mind.

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  8. Michael Waltrip Racing Ready to Lay Off More than 200 EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRVN-AM Lexington

    MWR filed a notice with the state Sept. 1 say that as early as Nov. 1 the team intends to lay off 217 employees at its race shop in Cornelius.

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  9. Goodyear Tires: Racetrack ThrowbackRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Automoblog.net

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company takes "Throwback Thursday" seriously. They have announced a special, retro race tire for this weekend's NASCAR festivities at Darlington Raceway .

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  10. Gluck: NASCAR nails it with Darlington paint schemesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    When Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile and his small staff began making 100-plus mile treks to the Charlotte area, they were pitching a dream no one was sure could become a reality. Gluck: Throwback paint schemes just what Darlington needed When Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile and his small staff began making 100-plus mile treks to the Charlotte area, they were pitching a dream no one was sure could become a reality.

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  11. Season-long Slinger battle to be decided SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  12. Drag racing stars are made at Nhra U.S. NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | USA Today

    For more than 50 years, the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis have been the the Super Bowl of drag racing and the event every straight-line racer puts on the must-win list. Drag racing stars are made at NHRA U.S. Nationals For more than 50 years, the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis have been the the Super Bowl of drag racing and the event every straight-line racer puts on the must-win list.

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  13. 2015 Darlington: NASCAR Sprint Cup Race - Weekend PreviewRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Staff Report, NASCAR Wire Service Time is running out for Kahne and Biffle to make Chase In basketball terms, Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle must hit a buzzer beater to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. With just two races remaining in the regular season, Kahne and Biffle are virtually too far below the points cutoff line to get into NASCAR's playoffs without a victory.

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  14. Goodyear creates throwback tires for NASCAR's Labor Day weekend racesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    To use Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.' s current marketing campaign, the upcoming Labor Day weekend NASCAR races will be a throw/back.

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  15. Big Mitten Fair Kicks Off at MISRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

    From the old school to the unique, the "Big Mitten Fair" has plenty to offer just about anyone this weekend. Happening at the Michigan International Speedway, it's a blend of traditional fair games and NASCAR, plus a big focus on the state's most important industries like manufacturing and skilled trades.

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  16. 3 things to watch in Southern 500 at DarlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | USA Today

    Darlington Raceway returns to Labor Day Weekend for its traditional Bojangles' Southern 500 race date for the first time since 2003. Three things to watch in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway Darlington Raceway returns to Labor Day Weekend for its traditional Bojangles' Southern 500 race date for the first time since 2003.

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  17. A.J. Allmendinger honors Justin WilsonRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Auto Racing Daily

    A.J. Allmendinger, driver of the No. 47 JTG-Daugherty Racing Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, will honor friend and late Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson by carrying Wilson's name above the window of his race car for the remainder of the 2015 race season, beginning with Sunday's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

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  18. For $60, You Can Now Lap the Speedway in an IndyCarRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Men's Journal

    Hundreds of thousands of people jam into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway each May to watch the annual 500-mile race. The event is an assault on the senses: the whine of the alcohol-fueled turbocharged Chevy and Honda engines mixes with the roar of the spectators packing the stands, the smell of burnt rubber and fuel exhaust, and blur of cars averaging speeds approaching 240 miles an hour.

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  19. Safety talks ramp up after Wilson's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Reuters

    May 23, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson sits in his car during carb day for the 2014 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports IndyCar and Formula One are investigating the use of enclosed cockpits to improve driver safety following the recent death of Briton Justin Wilson, and could take a leaf out of the National Hot Rod Association's book.

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  20. Time running out for Kahne, Biffle to make ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    In basketball terms, Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle must hit a buzzer beater to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. With just two races remaining, Kahne and Biffle are too far below the points cutoff line to get into NASCAR's playoffs without a victory.

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