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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 250: Jones third in road course debut

Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Erik Jones finished third in the Chevrolet Silverado 250, making his NASCAR road course debut Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario.

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5 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Tony Stewart: Racing will help me get through

Tony Stewart says he took the last three weekends off to respect the family of the driver that his race car struck and killed this month, and to deal with his own emotions.

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9 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Ray Evernham, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Kasey Kahne, Racing, Jack Roush, Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing, Denny Hamlin, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Bryan Clauson

Mon Sep 01, 2014

ABC News

5 Things You May Have Missed This Weekend

If you spent this Labor Day weekend enjoying the last days of summer outside with friends and family, here are some stories from the weekend you may have missed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Sam, NFL Players, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Busch, John Graham, Deac McCaskill

CNN

Stewart wrecks in return to NASCAR

Driver Tony Stewart looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on Friday, August 8, in Watkins Glen, New York.

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MyFoxAtlanta

One-year-old boy drowns in Troup County

A family is mourning the loss of a one-year-old boy after he was found in the shallow water in West Point Lake.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Police: suspected drunk driver kills father of 4

Jasper Collier, 38, was struck by a suspected drunk driver, Cecily Bryant, in a nearly head on collision.

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BleacherReport

Sprint Cup Chase 2014: NASCAR Standings and Schedule After Atlanta 500

The cutoff to get into NASCAR's 2014 Chase for The Sprint Cup is looming next week.

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Times Herald-Record

Atlanta's NASCAR weekend gets shoved to winter

Atlanta Motor Speedway's slot in NASCAR's schedule is going from Labor Day weekend to late winter.

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The Wichita Eagle

Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

In his first event since his sprint car struck and killed a fellow driver, Stewart slammed the wall twice and settled for a dismal 41st-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, leaving him in a must-win situation next weekend at Richmond to make NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Tony Kanaan, Will Power get emotional after big wins in Mav TV 500

Verizon Team Penske driver Will Power kisses the IndyCar World Championship trophy after winning the overall series at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Team Penske, Racing, Will Power, CART Racing, Indy Racing, Tony Kanaan, Andretti Autosport, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Dario Franchitti

BleacherReport

NASCAR Truck Series at Bowmanville 2014 Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

After a tight race that saw multiple lead changes and trucks bottling up around every turn, Ryan Blaney took the pivotal checkered flag at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Ontario, Canada.

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Yahoo Sports

Gordon says Stewart could run strong in Atlanta

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart missed three races since he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. on a dirt track in New York.

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The Morning Call

Nazareth Speedway sits idle, 10 years after last race

On May 6, 2004, Craig Rust, president and general manager of the Nazareth Speedway, said, "Nazareth is not for sale.

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LA Daily News

Kevin Harvick dominates to win Nationwide race at Atlanta

Crew chief Ernie Cope was worried when Kevin Harvick's practice laps didn't go as well as expected Friday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Jeff Gordon expects Tony Stewart to be contender in tonight's NASCAR Sprint Cup race

Kevin Harvick is on the pole, but Stewart, who starts 12th, is in the spotlight in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series race tonight at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Press-Telegram

Roger Penske still considers Auto Club Speedway a special place

Unbeknownst to many, and a surprise to the constant flow of motorists on the 10 freeway, Roger Penske led the late Les Richter up the Cherry Avenue overpass one day in 1994.

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The London Free Press

Cameron Hayley ready to realize his dream racing in NASCAR

Calgary's Cameron Hayley will realize his life-long dream of racing in NASCAR on Sunday when he participates in the Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 50 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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Examiner.com

2014 Oral-B Usa 500 qualifying: Kenseth, Busch top 10 in Atlanta

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Kenseth will start fifth Sunday night in the Oral-B 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway .

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The New Zealand Herald

Motorsport: Nearly-man Power in driver's seat

Will Power, trying to become Australia's first IndyCar season champion, carries the points lead into the final race of the campaign for the fourth time in five years.

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