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11 min ago | The Press-Enterprise

MOTORSPORTS: Despain driving new show for MAVTV

MAVTV's James Patison, left, talks with new on screen talent Dave Despain in the Lucas Oil and MAVTV buildings in Corona.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Orange Show Speedway gets new promoter, new lease on racing life

SAN BERNARDINO >> Don't close the book on the Orange Show Speedway just yet. Rod Proctor is planning to add another chapter and, in the process, extend a record for the quarter-mile oval located on the National Orange Show grounds.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR hopes to announce 2015 engine changes in May

NASCAR senior vice president of racing operations Steve O'Donnell promises more news on 2015 rules changes in May. / Kevin Liles/USA TODAY Sports GRIMES, IA.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR hopes to announce 2015 engine changes in May

NASCAR is close to revealing an engine package for the 2015 season that CEO Brian France hopes will increase lead changes, particularly on 1.5-mile tracks.

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The New Zealand Herald

Pagenaud still upset with Power over Long Beach

A week off did nothing to mellow the tension between Simon Pagenaud and Will Power stemming from contact between them in IndyCar's Long Beach Grand Prix.

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Examiner.com

NASCAR odds 2014 Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond, Kyle Busch Kevin Harvick favored

The following is a list of the NASCAR odds for drivers to win the 2014 Toyota Owners 400, which is being run at the Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night, April 26, 2014, in Richmond, Virginia.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

RIR, Fans Prepare for Weekend's NASCAR Race

The big race at Richmond International Raceway is still a few days away, but fans are already making themselves at home by the racetrack.

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CBS Local

Bears Caused Some Problems For NFL's Schedule Makers

According to a behind-the-scenes story from MMQB's Peter King , the league had to work around a number of early season conflicts in and around Chicago, which is why the Bears play five of their first eight games on the road and go through a stretch of four road games in five weeks.

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CNN

Reddit, Dogecoin support NASCAR racer at Talladega

A 16-year-old on Reddit got the No. 98 car sponsored by Dogecoin for a race at the famous Talladega Superspeedway.

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Paddock Talk

Austin Dillon Hopes To Take No 3 Back To Victory Lane At Talladega Superspeedway

The last time a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racecar sported the No. 3 at Talladega Superspeedway, it was sitting in the track's coveted Victory Lane.

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Sporting News

Richard Petty teams eager to have The King back at track

Richard Petty Motorsports expects an emotional lift this weekend as team co-owner and namesake Richard Petty returns to the track for the first time since his wife, Lynda, died last month.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Wallace Jr. offers advice for next NASCAR Next class

Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Darrell Wallace Jr . is hardly an old man at age 20, but he is an alumnus of one of NASCAR 's newest programs, the NASCAR Next program, which showcases drivers between the ages of 15 and 24 who are looking to move up and star at the Nationwide Series or Sprint Cup Series level.

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Examiner.com

Joe Gibbs Racing: 2014 Toyota Owners 400 weekend preview

After a week off for the Easter holiday, the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series are back on track with night racing at Richmond International Raceway .

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Examiner.com

Darrell Wallace Jr. to make first Nationwide start of 2014 at Talladega

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular Darrell Wallace Jr. plans to make his first Nationwide Series start of 2014 on May 3 at Talladega Superspeedway , according to an announcement on Wednesday from Joe Gibbs Racing .

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Sporting News

Swan Racing sells assets, leaves Parker Kligerman without ride

Swan Racing has sold off the assets of its two Sprint Cup cars, leaving Parker Kligerman without a ride for this weekend's race at Richmond International Raceway.

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AutoWeek

Dario Franchitti to receive 2014 Legendary Driver Award

The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation will host the 15th annual Racing to Recovery Gala Saturday, May 24 at the Lucas Oil Estate in Carmel.

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AutoWeek

Road-course specialist Franck Montagny to join Andretti Autosport for Indianapolis

Franck Montagny drove for Andretti Green Racing in the American Le Mans Series race at Belle Isle in 2008.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Home Tracks Pit Stops: Virginia is for race fans

Editor's Note: This is the debut of of "Pit Stops," a weekly feature that will run on Wednesdays and is designed to be your one-stop shop for the week that was, and the upcoming weekend.

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The Washington Post

RGIII is really Richmonda s pace car driver

You'll recall that late last month, in the middle of some NCAA tournament games, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Robert Griffin III and Richmond International Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier got together on Twitter and decided that RGIII should be the pace-car driver for this weekend's Toyota Owners 400, which will take place not terribly far from ... (more)

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Paddock Talk

2014 Richmond: Justin Allgaier NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Preview

Short-trackin' at Richmond...While the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is returning to the track after an off weekend, Justin Allgaier and the No.

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