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1 hr ago | 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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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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BleacherReport

NASCAR at Atlanta 2014 Live Stream, TV Schedule and More

Drivers outside the Chase have just two more chances to make it, and their next opportunity will come Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Easley Progress

NASCAR by the numbers

From the left, Greg Biffle, Danica Patrick, Jamie McMurray, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. assist NASCAR president Mike Helton in the ice bucket challenge in Bristol, Tennessee.

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The News-Press

Mikhail Aleshin in IndyCar practice crash in Fontana

Mikhail Aleshin in IndyCar practice crash in Fontana Several drivers involved in final practice before series finale Check out this story on news-press.com: http://usat.ly/1prYJR4 Mikhail Aleshin of the No.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WAOW

Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member

It's a bittersweet day at Newsline, as we say goodbye to Cami Mountain. Cami is leaving us to start an exciting new chapter in her life as a mother.Friday morning, hundreds of you left your well wishes on our Facebook page.

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Brandon Sun

NASCAR'S Stewart says he'll never get over Ward's death but hopes racing will help the healing

HAMPTON, Ga. - Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper.

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NewsOK.com

Houston races dropped from IndyCar slate in 2015

IndyCar ran a doubleheader race at the NRG Park track for the past two years. Scheduling conflicts prompted the change, IndyCar president Mark Miles says.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 8/29/14: Same-sex marriages in Georgia would contribute...

First Slice 8/29/14: Same-sex marriages in Georgia would contribute $80 million to state economy, says new study According to a new study by the UCLA school of law, allowing same-sex marriage in Georgia would inject nearly $80 million into the state's economy and create nearly 1,000 jobs.

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BleacherReport

Predicting the First 4 Drivers Who Will Be Eliminated from 2014 Sprint Cup Chase

For the first time in its 11-year history, this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup will have three elimination rounds through the course of the 10-race playoff.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Indiana University student found dead at sorority house

FOX59 has confirmed with IU spokesman Mark Land the student was found dead at 8 p.m. No foul play is suspected.

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