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1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

Another Pocono win would mean much to Earnhardt

Perhaps his most fondest memory came in 1987 when Dale Earnhardt Sr. passed Alan Kulwicki with two laps to go to win the Summer 500.

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9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

JPM interested in running The Double for Penske

Jimmie Johnson, left, talks with Juan Pablo Montoya after qualifications for the Brickyard 400 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Predicting this weekend's NASCAR, IndyCar races

Overview: Jeff Gordon raced to his record fifth Brickyard 400 victory last week and will be hard to pass here.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Writers debate which driver is No. 1

Sign up for RaceView today 1. With two victories, a fifth Brickyard title, and the points lead, Jeff Gordon believes his team is the best in the Sprint Cup Series.

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Lebanon Democrat

Greg Ives named Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief for 2015

Ives, 34, will replace the No. 88 team's crew chief, Steve Letarte, who will move into a broadcasting role with NBC Sports after the 2014 Cup season.

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Sporting News

Can Dale Earnhardt Jr. get the sweep at Pocono?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is going for the Pocono sweep this weekend, and while it hasn't been done in eight years, there certainly is precedent for it.

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Auto Racing Daily

Six Chase Spots Clinched, 10 To Go

Four more drivers cleared the two toughest hurdles for entry into the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, joining Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski, both of whom locked up a spot on the Chase Grid at New Hampshire.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Latest South Carolina sports

The two programs have met 49 times in football starting in 1899, with Auburn holding a 34-13-2 advantage.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sporting News

Hendrick names Greg Ives to be Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief in 2015

Greg Ives, who has been a successful crew chief at Earnhardt's JR Motorsports the last two seasons, will take over as crew chief for Earnhardt's No.

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Motorsport.com

Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2015 crew chief revealed

88 Sprint Cup Series team of driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. Ives, 34, was race engineer for Jimmie Johnson's historic run of five consecutive Sprint Cup championships with the No.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Seattle Times

Jeff Gordon sets his sights on a 5th Sprint Cup title

He was the "Wonder Boy" who won at a record pace. He helped bring the primarily southern sport to Madison Avenue and was such a household name rapper Nelly name-dropped Gordon in a song.

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Business Journal

Bank of America extends Hendrick Motorsports deal, will be presenting sponsor of website

Bank of America's presenting sponsorship of HendrickMotorsports.com gives the bank marquee advertising on the race team's website, among other benefits.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sporting News

Jeff Gordon still the man to beat after 20 years, 90 victories

Twenty years ago, a 23-year-old kid won the inaugural Brickyard 400. It was just his second career Cup victory, and most people believed they were seeing a superstar in the making.

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Journal Gazette

History hits the bricks

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has struggled at the Brickyard 400 but enters it this year second in points, 12 behind Jeff Gordon.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Reporter

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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Stock Car Spin

Jimmie Johnson unveils Helmet of Hope

Jul 25, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson during practice for the Crown Royal Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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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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BleacherReport

NASCAR at Brickyard 2014: Start Time, Lineup, TV Schedule and More

Aside from the Daytona 500, it can certainly be argued that the Brickyard plays host to the most prestigious race in 's foray into the area has proved to be hugely successful and popular in its own right.

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Pickens Sentinel

Helton: We will 'build NASCAR collectively'9:07 am

Emphasizing that NASCAR respects the needs, rights and opinions of all stakeholders in the sport, NASCAR president Mike Helton said Friday that the formation of the Race Team Alliance by nine leading owners will not significantly alter the way the sport conducts business.

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Journal Gazette

Drivers want schedule changes

They would love to blow up the schedule, from moving dates, slicing the number of races, or just adding more time off.

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