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11 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Nation+world: Tony Stewart will skip third straight NASCAR race

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he has skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

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22 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Stock Up, Stock Down for NASCAR's 2014 Sprint Cup Teams

With just three regular-season races left before the Chase for the Sprint Cup cutoff that will determine which 16 drivers will battle for the 2014 championship over the final 10 races, it's time to take a closer look at the organizations involved.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Harvick visits troops at Fort Eustis; looks ahead to Chase and race in Richmond

Kevin Harvick is known as "Happy," a nickname however facetiously acquired that aptly describes him at the moment.

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The Washington Post

Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance

Schedule: Friday, practice , qualifying ; Saturday, race, 7:30 p.m. . Fast facts: Tony Stewart is expected to miss his third straight race since striking and killing Kevin Ward Jr. in a sprint car race in Canandaigua, New York.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Bristol II: Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Preview

From a famous flat 2.0-mile track to a 'Tricky Triangle' to turning left and right and then competing in the backyard of Chevrolet's headquarters; the past four weeks have presented a variety of challenges for Chevy SS drivers and teams.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Paddock Talk

Camaro Z/28.R at Vir: Down the Stretch in GS Championship Run

Chevrolet looks to extend its four-race winning streak with the new Camaro Z/28.R this weekend as the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge races for the first time in three years at Virginia International Raceway this weekend.

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Easley Progress

Allmendinger stakes Chase claim with thrilling Glen win

AJ Allmendinger, right, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on Sunday in Watkins Glen, New York.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Weekend wrap-up: Gordon takes Michigan

Jeff Gordon won his third race of the season Sunday, taking the checkered flag in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway ahead of runner-up Kevin Harvick.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Motorsport.com

NASCAR notebook: Forgettable day for Kyle Larson

It got worse when he looked at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings after the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

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Detroit Free Press

Harvick defends Tony Stewart, criticizes media coverage of accident

Family mourns the loss of Tony Stewart crash victi...: Family and friends mourned the moss of Kevin Ward Jr. at his funeral.

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Detroit Free Press

Kevin Harvick defends team owner Tony Stewart, criticizes media coverage of accident

Kevin Harvick delivered a second-place finish for embattled owner Tony Stewart, then some strong words during his postrace media session at Michigan International Speedway.

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Examiner.com

Jeff Gordon wins at Michigan for his third win of 2014

Jeff Gordon , driving the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag for the 45th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway , by a margin of victory of 1.413 seconds over 2nd place finisher Kevin Harvick .

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Detroit Free Press

J.J. Yeley will replace injured Ryan Truex in Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway

J.J. Yeley will replace rookie Ryan Truex in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400.

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Motorsport.com

Sauter holds off teammate in ThorSport 1-2 finish at Michigan

Johnny Sauter won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., on Saturday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Detroit News

Younger - much younger - generation invading Sprint Cup

It seems the Sprint Cup series is getting younger and younger with rookie drivers like 22-year-old Kyle Larson in the field, and with the recent news that 20-year-old Ryan Blaney will be driving a dozen or more races for Wood Brothers Racing in 2015.

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Sporting News

Pure Michigan 400 lineup breakdown: Jeff Gordon earns back-to-back Cup poles

Gordon won his first pole of the season last week at the Watkins Glen International road course with a speed of 129.466 mph.

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Bellingham Herald

Racing restored: B.C. competition sheds light on historic cars

The B.C. Historic Motor Races hosts its 38th annual event on Saturday, Aug. 16, and Sunday, Aug. 17, at Mission Raceway Park in Mission, B.C. Travel back 40 years and one might see a world of rally-car racing that relied on a mechanic and not a computer to tune the car.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Detroit Free Press

NASCAR notes: Martin Truex Jr. using sub for qualifying as girlfriend battles cancer

Martin Truex Jr. will not practice or qualify today for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.

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Paddock Talk

Reaching New Heights: Kyle Busch to Make 500th Toyota NASCAR Start

No other driver has as many Toyota NASCAR starts, wins or accomplishments to his credit as driver Kyle Busch.

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Detroit News

Cruisin' with NASCAR star Kurt Busch - and his '61 'Vette

Included in their ranks this year: Kurt Busch, NASCAR star, 2004 Winston Cup champion - and muscle car collector.

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