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Richmond Revisited: Who's Been Hurt Worst by NASCAR's 2013 Scandal at RIR?

Sprint Cup Series prepares to make its first return to Richmond International Raceway since last fall's shameful debacle aimed at manipulating race results, a look back at what has transpired since for the key figures involved is in order.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Westland Observer

NASCAR legend's son making his own name

Not that Elliott, a NASCAR legend, or Dawsonville minds. In fact, the surprising success of Chase Elliott, 18, has lifted the spirits of this north Georgia mountain town with a population of 2,255.

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Anchorage Daily News

NASCAR - Sprint Cup - Toyota Owners 400 Preview

Harvick-pole, Logano 1-37, J. Gordon 38-42, Ragan 43, J. Gordon Harvick-pole, Logano 1-37, J. Gordon 38-42, Ragan 43, J. Gordon 44-45, Harvick 46-60, Hamlin 61-63, Kenseth 64-75, Harvick 76-179, Keselowski 180-183, Kahne 184-201, Harvick 202, Kahne 203-207, Harvick 208-223, Vickers 224-247, J. Gordon 248, Vickers 249-254, Harvick 255-273, Biffle ... (more)

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Langley Speedway's influence felt at Richmond International Raceway

With NASCAR heading to Richmond International Raceway for two nights this week, highlighted by the Toyota Owners 400 on Saturday, local track Langley Speedway will go dark for a weekend.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Jordy Nelson To Drive Pace Car At Kansas Speedway

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gives a thumbs-up to wide receiver Jordy Nelson after Nelson caught a 10-yard touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz.

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Alabama Live

Few drivers have made successful leap from IndyCars into NASCAR -- and vice versa

But there are more differences than similarities between the sleek, sharkish IndyCars and the muscular stock cars from NASCAR that bear at least some resemblance to the cars on a showroom floor.

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Roadracing World

Yamaha Riders Doing Q&A Session, Signing Autographs At Yamaha SoCal...

April 22, 2014 - Round One of the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented By Yamaha kicks off with the Yamaha SoCal Nationals this weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.

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AutoWeek

Al Unser Jr. to race in Indy Legends Pro-Am event at Brickyard:...

Growing list of old-timers to race in vintage race in June includes Lyn St. James, Willy T. Ribbs, Mark Dismore Al Unser Jr. is coming back to Indy.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Richmond: RAB Racing NASCAR Nationwide Race Preview

Friday Night Under the Lights...After a cut left-front tire spoiled the No. 99 RAB Racingteams chances for their first top-10 of the season at Darlington Raceway, the Rheem team comes to Richmond regrouped and looking to string together some solid results.

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BleacherReport

Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Richmond

Neither driver has a win this season. It's go time for the 12-weekend spring-into-summer trek that starts this Saturday in Richmond and ends in the mountains of New Hampshire in the middle of July.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Motorsport.com

Fast facts around the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama will be the fifth Verizon IndyCar Series event conducted at Barber Motorsports Park.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Stats advance: Harvick's strong history at Richmond

Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia going into the Toyota Owners 400 on April 26. Originally known as the Atlantic Rural Exposition Fairgrounds, Richmond International Raceway held its first race in 1946 as a half-mile dirt track.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Rain wreaks havoc with weekend racing schedule

Rainy weather washed out several planned racing programs over the holiday weekend.

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Sporting News

Is Chase Elliott destined to become NASCAR's next fan favorite?

Bill Elliott won the first NASCAR race I ever attended, winning the Winston Million by claiming the 1985 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

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Examiner.com

Historics: Al Unser Jr. joins Indy 500 legends for SVRA Pro-Am race

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Associatin announced on Monday, April 21 via press release that two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser, Jr. will race in the group's "Indy Legends Pro-Am" event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in early June.

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USA Today

Oscar Mayer wieners recalled over labeling goof

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GantDaily.com

Parks Pit Report: A Holiday Break

Eight races into the 2014 season, NASCAR has hit their first stop in the year where no racing happens at all.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Child sex trafficking arrests timed to NCAA Final Four weekend

When hordes of college hoops fans descended on North Texas for the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament, they were joined by another more sinister group: people trafficking in child prostitution.

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Examiner.com

RPM Race Break: Eight Races In, Strong Start to 2014

The Easter holiday is a welcome weekend for NASCAR . It gives teams an opportunity for everyone to actually take a break from the weekly grind of analyzing the car from the previous week and getting things turned around to head back out on the road.

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USA Today

Five red flags for 401(k) plans

Most of the nation's more than 600,000 401 plans are fine. But that doesn't mean you should let your guard down when it comes to your employer-sponsored retirement plan.

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