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2 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

The 'Drive For Five' is very much alive....but beware the No. 48

Jeff Gordon's 13 year crusade to capture that illusive fifth championship has just been spring-boarded by his record-setting fifth victory in the Brickyard 400.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Post Game

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Mom Sent Him This Funny Text After The Brickyard 400

Normally a ninth-place result isn't much to celebrate, but after a disappointing 23rd in qualifying and overcoming several hurdles in the race, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was proud of his finish in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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The Washington Post

Gritty Murphy is angling for a role with Redskins

Five days into Washington Redskins training camp, here's what coaches and teammates find so impressive about Trent Murphy , the team's 6-foot-5, 258-pound rookie outside linebacker: And should he be called upon, Murphy can also rope a steer, heave a hot-water heater and flip a tractor tire.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

History hits the bricks

There's a race car graveyard on his spread, down around Lake Norman in west-central North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Rick Hendrick, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski, Wayne Spears, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Dennis Setzer, Johnny Davis, Juan Pablo Montoya, Chip Ganassi Racing

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Race drivers intimidated, but humbled by what soldiers do

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is masterful at maneuvering a speeding race car. He's also pretty handy with an Army assault rifle.

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Paddock Talk

Brandon Jones No. 4 ARCA Post-Race Report: Lucas Oil Raceway

Brandon Jones and Turner Scott Motorsports came into Lucas Oil Raceway looking to make it two-for-two in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards in 2014.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Brickyard 400 Notebook: Dale Earnhardt Jr. looking to join elite list

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has the opportunity Sunday to do what only three other drivers have managed - win the Daytona 500 and the Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the same year.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Gordon an Indy threat in 20 years at the Brickyard

There's a massive banner that drapes the grandstand containing Gordon's image with the years of his four Brickyard 400 victories listed.

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Sporting News

Earnhardt thinks about 2015 crew chief while cherishing Letarte finish

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Daytona 500, an incredible moment was made more special because it in his last attempt with crew chief Steve Letarte.

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Sporting News

Jimmie Johnson leads rain-shortened final practice at Indy

Johnson, driving for Hendrick Motorsports, turned a lap of 189.298 mph in the 35-minute session.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Predicting this weekend's auto races

Overview: Ryan Newman raced to victory here last year, but he'll be hard-pressed to repeat against the likes of Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Overview: Cup veterans Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick and Matt Kenseth will take on series regulars Regan Smith, Elliott Sadler and Trevor Bayne.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Racing, Ryan Newman, Stewart-Haas Racing, Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Busch, Johnny Davis, Rick Hendrick, Joe Gibbs Racing, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing, Jack Roush, Matt Kenseth

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Ryan Hunter-Reay honored as 2nd quarter Driver of the Year

Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay has been named second quarter Driver of the Year, an award voted on by a panel of American broadcasters and journalists Hunter-Reay also won the Honda Indy Grand Prix in Alabama and was runner-up in the inaugural Indianapolis Grand Prix in the second quarter.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup clinch scenarios

Chase Facts and FAQ Those drivers with multiple wins and who cannot fall out of the top 30 in points have clinched a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, assuming they attempt to qualify for the remaining races.

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The Indianapolis Star

Is Paul George changing jersey numbers?

IndySportsDay: Is Paul George changing jersey numbers? Will Pacers star become PG-13? Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mIsBlc A lot has been made about which jersey number LeBron James will choose in his return to Cleveland: the 23 we wore earlier in his career with the Cavs or the 6 he wore in Miami? Depending on how you ... (more)

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Pizza Marketplace

Hunt Brothers concludes most successful racing promotion ever

Hunt Brothers Pizza has announced that Georgianne Bradbury, from Louisville, Ky., is the grand prize winner its ultimate race weekend package, including a meet-and-greet with No.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Panthers’ Greg Olsen, NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. team up for fundraiser

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen and NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced a joint fundraising effort Wednesday to benefit the Levine Children’s Hospital, where Olsen’s son, T.J., was born with a congenital heart defect in 2012.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Graham Rahal visit with troops at Camp Atterbury.

The Tour de France pack has embarked on Stage 17, the shortest leg of the three-week race featuring three tough climbs plus an uphill finish in the Pyrenees.

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Sunherald.com

Troops entertain Junior, Rahal

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., talks with soldiers after firing a M4 Rifle at Camp Atterbury Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Edinburgh, Ind.

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The Indianapolis Star

Dale Earnhardt Jr. enjoys spending day with soldiers at Camp...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. enjoys spending day with soldiers at Camp Atterbury Real work for NASCAR driver starts Friday when Brickyard 400 practice commences Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mFM3zh Dale Earnhardt Jr. raises the trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona ... (more)

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NBC12

Celebrities may join fans on the sidelines at Redskins Camp in Richmond

During the Washington Redskins' 15-day practice session, expect to see all the big names on the field - Ryan Kerrigan, DeAngelo Hall, Alfred Morris, and, of course, RGIII.

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