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1964 Petty No. 43 Heads To Atlanta Motorama

A version of a car driven to victory by Richard Petty in the 1964 Daytona 500 will be featured April 26-27 at Atlanta Motor Speedway during the Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama presented by Classic Collectors Insurance & zMAX.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Byrnes bond: Fox NASCAR announcer and Abbey pitcher have survived cancer scare, look to the future

As a veteran television reporter, Fox Sports 1's Steve Byrnes is one of the best at keeping his emotions in check when he delivers good or bad news about the NASCAR events he covers.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

Finally, MacDonald wins at home

Eddie MacDonald won the biggest stock car race of his career last month at the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway, muscling his way in the final laps to an exciting NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Whiteland band to compete in NY jazz contest

Good morning! It will be a beautiful Palm Sunday in Central Indiana today as temperatures will reach the upper 70s, nearly 15 degrees above average for this time of year.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Business Wire

NASCAR Racer David Garbo Jr. Wins Coca-Cola Award

Garbo made his debut run in impressive fashion at the historic A1 2-mile oval, touted by track-owner Bruton Smith as the "Last Great Colosseum" with its banked turns as tall as two-story buildings.

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Examiner.com

Formula 1: FIA confirms American, Gene Haas team approved to join series

On Friday, April 11, the FIA confirmed that it has accepted the application of an American team to enter the world championship series in Formula 1 racing.

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Paddock Talk

Festival On Main Presented By Friestone In Speedway And Rev Charity...

Fans can mingle under the stars with the stars at two fun and exciting events celebrating the 2014 Month of May on Friday, May 9 with the Indy Family Foundation Festival On Main Presented by Firestone in Speedway, Ind., and the inaugural Rev Methodist Health Foundation charity event, held in conjunction with Indiana University Health, at the ... (more)

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Paddock Talk

Wayne Taylor Racing Lands Konica Minolta Sponsorship

By Brian Bielanski, NASCAR Wire Service Wayne Taylor Racing has inked a multi-year sponsorship deal with Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. to sponsor the team's No.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WENY

Racing Clean: Toyota Green Grand Prix

Watkins Glen International kicked off the 2014 Race season with the 10th annual Toyota Green Grand Prix.

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The Papillion Times

Ackerman: Safety always came first for 'Speedy' Hill

Carroll "Speedy" Hill was involved in racing for 53 years. One of the most respected safety-minded individuals, he served area tracks, including Sunset Speedway, and worked at the Indy 500 from 1967 to 1985.

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The Charlotte Observer

Karting brings Verhagen family from Connecticut to Mooresville

Six months ago the Verhagen family packed their belongings and moved from Richfield, Conn., to Mooresville for one reason: to be more centrally located for their sons' kart racing.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sporting News

Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win has impact on ticket sales

"While the outlook for inclement weather, which resulted in a six-hour rain delay for the Daytona 500, dampened strong ticket sales leading up to the event, we saw a double-digit lift in sales at many of our tracks immediately after Junior's win," ISC Chief Executive Officer Lesa France Kennedy told financial analysts this week during the company's ... (more)

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The Indianapolis Star

Panther Racing's IndyCar run looks over

Panther Racing's E.J. Viso hits his brakes to avoid running over the air wrench as a member of his crew flies up on the rear wing during the IZOD Pit Stop Challenge on Carb Day Friday, May 25, 2012, afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Chattanoogan.com

Bobby Denton, Vols PA Voice Of Neyland Stadium, Passes Away

Bobby Denton, the public address voice of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium, who implored millions of fans over the decades to not pay excessive prices for concessions, has died of cancer.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Paddock Talk

Despite Rain, Sorenson Spirits Not Dampened

Rain delayed the Duck Commander 500 from Texas Motor Speedway but Reed Sorenson and the No.

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LA Daily News

Steve Kinser seeks first sprint car win at Perris Auto Speedway at end of career

There are few drivers in the United States who have enjoyed the kind of success Steve Kinser has since beginning his sprint car career in 1978.

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Star-Telegram.com

YeeHaw: Fort Worth is the nation's most country city

Now some cities might see the ranking as a back-handed compliment but Hub Baker, executive director of Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth Stockyards, viewed it as high praise.

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Detroit Free Press

12 Questions with NASCAR rookie Alex Bowman

Alex Bowman walks the track before a rain delayed start for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

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The Orlando Sentinel

After football title, FSU Seminoles will try to win NASCAR race

FSU's NASCAR Brian Vickers' No. 55 Toyota will have a special FSU Seminoles paint scheme for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona on July 5. The Seminoles will be racing with NASCAR driver Brian Vickers , whose No.

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Paddock Talk

2014 NHRA: Ron Capps NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Event Preview

If harnessing 10,000 horsepower and guiding a Funny Car 1,000 feet at 320 mph isn't enough of a challenge, this weekend's NHRA Four-Wide Nationals will present Ron Capps with a couple added variables while driving his NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T steed.

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