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35 min ago | Philly.com

Move for Southern 500 expected to boost tourism

The Southern 500 returning to its traditional Labor Day weekend date in Darlington is expected to boost tourism in both the Pee Dee and the Grand Strand.

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4 hrs ago | Stock Car Spin

Assignment: make the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup

It's almost upon us - the cutoff to get into the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Tony Stewarta s return to racing cut short; big issues remain

His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.

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SFGate

Motor sports news, Aug. 31

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Kasey Kahne wins at Atlanta, clinches Chase spot

Kasey Kahne led the final two laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway, clinching a Chase for the Sprint Cup berth with his first win this season.

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Examiner.com

Jeff Gordon marks a milestone with 750 starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Jeff Gordon marked a milestone at NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race the Oral-B 500 held at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, Aug. 31. Gordon made his then Winston Cup debut for the 1992 Hooters 500 at Atlanta, the final race of the 1992 season, along with Richard Petty's final race in NASCAR , Gordon finished 31st after crashing.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Atlanta: NASCAR Nationwide Qualifying Results - Elliott, Chevrolet On Pole

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers Rookie Chase Elliott and his No. 9 Napa Auto Parts Chevrolet won the Coors Light 21 Means 21 Pole Award for the 23rd Annual Great Clips 300 Benefitting Feed The Children with a lap of 30.759 seconds, 180.240 mph.

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Examiner.com

Harvick proves super fast in Great Clips 300 win

In a sport full of superstars, Kevin Harvick made winning last night's Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed The Children at Atlanta Motor Speedway look easy after storming to the lead on lap 37. In fact, once he passed pole-sitter Chase Elliott he remained there for the final 159 circuits.

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Daily-Jeff.com

Stewart will make his return to racing but questions still remain

Will he face criminal charges for running over a fellow driver at a sprint-car race in upstate New York? Will the brash racer they call "Smoke" regain the edge that made him a NASCAR superstar, even after conceding he'll be affected the rest of his life by the death of Kevin Ward Jr.? "This is a sadness and a pain I hope no one has to experience," ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Motorsport.com

IndyCar finale: Kanaan wins the battle, but Power wins the war

Tony Kanaan became IndyCar's 11th different winner this season Saturday night with his victory at California Speedway in the MAVTV 500, but the biggest victory finally came for Will Power and team owner Roger Penske, as the driver and owner took their first season championship together, and Penske's first since 2006.

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Examiner.com

Three Truck Series teams penalized

Three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams head to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, lighter in the pocketbook and with smaller points tallies, as they were penalized earlier in the week for rules infractions from the Bristol Motor Speedway race.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Kevin Harvick takes the pole for the Oral-B Usa 500

Kevin Harvick , driving the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, will lead the field to the green Sunday for the 55th Annual Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway , after winning the Coors Light Pole Award this evening.

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CBC News

NASCAR's Tony Stewart says driver's death will 'affect my life forever'

In his first public comments since he struck and killed fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr., NASCAR star Tony Stewart said Friday that the crash will "affect my life forever."

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Paddock Talk

2014 Bowmanville: GMS Racing NASCAR Truck Race Preview

GMS Racing's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park ... This weekend will mark GMS Racing's first series start at the Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada facility.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Paddock Talk

Johnson Special: Tickets, Q&A, Build and Grow Clinic For Kids

Children can help build Jimmie Johnson a new race car prior to the Goody'sA Headache Relief ShotA 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26. Well, not a real race car, but a wooden model of Johnson's Lowe's No.

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Paddock Talk

Despite Martinsville Success, Testing Critical To Gordon, Johnson

Martinsville Speedway's position as the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup has the track's most successful drivers understanding the importance of the Goody'sA Headache Relief ShotA 500.

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Alabama Live

Gulf Coast Racing Roundup: Lee Fields Memorial packs MIS schedule on Saturday

Grant Enfinger of Fairhope, Thomas "Moose" Praytor of Mobile and Mason Mitchell of West Des Moines, Iowa, race during the ARCA Racing Series Herr's Live Life With Flavor 200 at Madison International Speedway in Madison, Wis., on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

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The Norwalk Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Norwalk's Randall LaJoie

LaJoie, who has owned a home in Norwalk, turns 53 on Thursday. The driver in the NASCAR Busch Series was born Aug. 28, 1961, in Norwalk.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Hornaday Jr. not scheduled to race in Canada

Turner Scott Motorsports, which fields three full-time entries in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series , will send only two entries to this weekend's race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park .

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The Miami Herald

Nascar - Sprint Cup - Oral-B Usa 500 Preview

Harvick 1-37, J. Gordon 38-54, Ky. Busch 55-62, Harvick 63, Harvick 1-37, J. Gordon 38-54, Ky.

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