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Yesterday | Palo Verde Valley Times

Another race, another new track for Scott Winters this weekend at Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway

Special to the Times BLYTHE, Calif. - The Scott Winters get-acquainted tour ends April 19 at Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway in Blythe.

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Yesterday | Paddock Talk

IndyCar News And Notes - April 17, 2014

Today's Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Strong start helps Pagenaud keep eye on championship 2. Montoya gets up to speed at Texas 3. Penske team reaps rewards at Long Beach 1. Strong start helps Pagenaud keep eye on championship: Simon Pagenaud is ready to take the next step in his racing career.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

World of Outlaws returns to birthplace

Friday will feature the "Salute to the King Tour" as Steve Kinser will be honored; Saturday, drivers from the Outlaws first race in 1978 such as Shane Carson, Steve Perry, Bobby Marshall, Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell will be there for a reunion and autograph session at 4 p.m. Devil's Bowl Speedway was a staple on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car ... (more)

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The Indianapolis Star

Saavedra won't remember Long Beach fondlySaavedra won't remember Long ...

Sebastian Saavedra, of Colombia, during practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race Saturday, March 29, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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The Miami Herald

People's race car still needs money for Indy 500

Jill Reynolds sat in class every Wednesday in May while growing up on Indianapolis' north side during the 1960s and '70s hoping her father would soon be arriving to take her to a "dentist" or "doctor's" appointment.

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Alabama Live

Gulf Coast Racing Roundup: Dave Mader III returns to Victory Lane

Dave Mader III poses with a late model that he drove for Donnie Allison in the 1970s.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Racer at heart, John Ulrich brings Superbikes back to Southern California

At his core, John Ulrich is a racer, a motorcycle racer to be more specific. He's been zooming around on two wheels since 1973, won a few championships and has been a team owner for 34 years.

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Paddock Talk

Martinsville Speedway Infield Switches To 'Fun Power' For After-Prom Party

Horsepower and Goodyear Eagle tires were replaced by music, games and all-night laughter in the infield of Martinsville Speedway last Saturday night.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Speed Sport News

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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