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  1. 2015 Chicagoland: Ryan Reed NASCAR Xfinity Race PreviewRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    Reed at Chicagoland Reed has two starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Chicagoland Speedway. In July 2014, Reed finished 15th after starting 14th.

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  2. Ford Racing establishes path for run at Chevy's dominance in NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | AutoWeek

    New Ford racing boss Dave Pericak plans to take the fight back to Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Chevrolet has won 12 consecutive Sprint Cup manufacturers' championships, and a Ford driver has not won the drivers' title since Kurt Busch did it with Roush Fenway Racing back in 2004.

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  3. 2015 Michigan: Dave Blaney NASCAR Sprint Cup Race RecapRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    Mother Nature cooperated with the Motorcraft/Quick Lane team on Friday at Michigan International Speedway. Threatening skies stayed clear long enough for Ryan Blaney to earn a starting spot - and a good fifth-place one - for Sunday's Quicken Loans 400.

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  4. Itty-bitty at MittyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Size matters, as Alan Foster's 145-inch-long 1964 Lotus Elan is noticeably smaller than what was a compact car in its day - Bob Leitzinger's 1969 Datsun 510. Phil Wicks' tiny 1967 Austin Mini Cooper S screams out of the last turn at Road Atlanta during the recent Classic Motorsports Mitty, after passing a sportsracer in one of the weekend enduros.

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  5. Ford has no interest in adding any more NASCAR Sprint Cup teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | AutoWeek

    Furniture Row Racing may be looking to switch manufacturers away from Chevrolet by the end of the season, but it appears Ford has crossed itself off the list of potential suitors Speaking to gathered media on Sunday morning at Michigan International Speedway, new Ford Performance boss Dave Pericak said the Blue Oval was happy with its current roster and is more concerned with increasing the overall performance of its NASCAR operation. "What I would say is that we are very happy with the partners we have today," Pericak said.

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  6. Motorsports: Ford to enter Le Mans, TUDOR Championship with GT in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    With the 24 Hours of Le Mans race happening this weekend, it seemed only fitting that Ford executives would announce on Friday, June 12, that starting in 2016, the company would return to Le Mans with a new Ford GT, 50 years after Ford saw victory there in 1966. Ford will also run complete seasons of the FIA World Endurance Championship and TUDOR United SportsCar Championships next year; it will compete in the LM GTE Pro class at Le Mans.

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  7. Fayetteville Motor Speedway Chosen as Only NC Stop on Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2015 TourRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | PR.com

    Fayetteville, NC is about to get a little 'louder' and take the national spotlight on Thursday, June 18, 2015, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series makes its only North Carolina venue stop on their 2015 tour at Fayetteville Motor Speedway. "It takes a lot of preparation and consideration to be selected by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series team for a tour stop.

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  8. To Bring a Younger Crowd to NASCAR - Use MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | WILX-TV Lansing

    The cars will always be here, but there's something new to draw a crowd this weekend at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. "We're always trying to get a younger fan base exposed to new fans to our sport, young and old, so we'll constantly be looking to do something different," Josh Burgett, the Speedway's Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships said.

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  9. NASCAR Xfinity young gun Chris Buescher Makes Autoweek pit stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | AutoWeek

    As the only car-culture media brand based in Detroit, occasionally we get a star-studded celeb to cross the One Autoweek Tower threshold. They come to Detroit to do business with automakers or sponsors, and when there is time to kill sometimes they swing by our place.

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  10. NASCAR Notebook: Rules changes might arrive in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    In this May 30, 2015, file photo, driver Clint Bowyer climbs into his car before during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. Billy Scott is prepared to step into the role of Bowyer's new crew chief and perk up the sluggish Michael Waltrip Racing team.

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  11. 2 Oregon high schoolers top Ford/AAA Auto Skills contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Tire Business

    Two student technicians from Oregon high school took top honors recently in the 2015 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition. The annual contest gathers the nation's top young automotive minds to display their skills and compete for the national title and millions of dollars in scholarships.

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  12. O'Donnell: 2016 rules a 'big front-burner' itemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Maryn Winters, an 8-year-old entering third grade from Basehor, Kansas, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 4, has won the Race Car Design Contest for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, hosted by Motorcraft and Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. Maryn's colorful design -- which features children holding balloons that spell out "HOPE" and "JDRF," a rainbow and flowers -- was selected from 10 finalists by the Ford Customer Service Division, JDRF and Wood Brothers Racing , owners of the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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  13. Maryn Winters, 8, of Kansas, Wins Motorcraft's JDRF Race Car Design ContestRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    Maryn Winters, an 8-year-old entering third grade from Basehor, Kan., 8, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 4, has won the Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Motorcraft & Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. Maryn's colorful design - which features children holding balloons that spell out 'HOPE' and 'JDRF,' a rainbow and flowers - was selected from 10 finalists by the Ford Customer Service Division, JDRF and Wood Brothers Racing, owners of the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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  14. 2015 Pocono: Greg Biffle NASCAR Sprint Cup Race RecapRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    Pocono Raceway is known as the 'Tricky Triangle' but Greg Biffle had a fast No. 16 Ortho Ford and was up for the challenge.

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  15. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Auto Channel

    June 8, 2015: As automotive vehicles become more technologically advanced, demand is high for skilled auto technicians that understand the intricacies of repairing America's fleet of automobiles. The 2015 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition will gather the nation's top young automotive minds to display their skills and compete for the national title and millions of dollars in scholarships.

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  16. K&N Air Filters Joins Supercheap Auto with its Australian V8 Supercars Race TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | K&N Racing News

    Tim Slade drives the #47 Supercheap Auto Holden Commodore carrying prominent K&N branding and equipped with K&N filters for superior airflow and superior performance V8 Supercars is a touring car racing series in Australia originally focused on the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore with more recent entries from Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo The leading Australian automotive retailer, Supercheap Auto has signed a new agreement with a world leading filter brand, K&N Air Filters . This new partnership will bring an extended line of quality K&N products being stocked in Supercheap Auto's 300 stores across the Australian continent.

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  17. Get Your Motor Running: Ford and AAA National Student Auto Skills Competition TuesdayRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | DVDCreation Reviews

    One hundred of the top automotive high school students from across the country will converge on the Motor City to compete for the national title and millions of dollars in scholarships and prizes /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --As automotive vehicles become more technologically advanced, demand is high for skilled auto technicians that understand the intricacies of repairing America's fleet of automobiles. The 2015 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition will gather the nation's top young automotive minds to display their skills and compete for the national title and millions of dollars in scholarships.

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    Jun 8, 2015 | KXVO

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  19. Saturday, June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    This section includes: Health News, Entertainment News, This Day in History, Tourism, Out & About, Movies & Videos, Restaurant Menus, Recipes, & Pets B y Friday afternoon it was clear that something big was about to happen in the downtown Lincoln area as well as Scully Park.

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  20. Chase for the Sprint Cup standings going into MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Sporting News

    We are 14 races into the 2015 season and already, we know the Chase for the Sprint Cup standings are tight. Drivers who have won a race have already qualified to make the 16-team field, which begins postseason racing with the Challenger Round at Chicagoland Speedway on Sept.

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