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2014 Eldora: Tyler Young NASCAR Truck Race Preview

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visits the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio for only the second time in its 17-year history, but Tyler Young will be making his debut at NASCAR's sole dirt venue.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KWTX

Girl, 14, Dies In Crash During Go-Kart Race In Texas

A teenage girl who died after her go-kart crashed during an autocross event near Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth was identified Monday as Kierstin Eaddy, 14, of Flower Mound.

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Examiner.com

Heading to Lucas Oil Raceway before the 2014 Brickyard 400? Check this out

Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis will be hosting the USAC Silver Crown, ARCA Racing and CRA Super Series in conjunction with the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series events at "the Brickyard," Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Examiner.com

Q&A with NASCAR's Tony Stewart

Tony Stewart wears many hats. At a three time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion he has obligations to keep.

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Motorsport.com

JRM emerges as title contender

Seven points currently separate Chase Elliott and Regan Smith in the Nationwide Series standings.

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The Detroit News

Miranda Lambert is strong as she closes out Faster Horses music fest

Miranda Lambert closed out the three-day Faster Horses country music festival at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn on Sunday night with a 75-minute set full of sass and spunk.

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4029TV.com

Rookie Elliott claims third Nationwide win

Accomplishing feats uncharacteristic for a rookie, Chase Elliott won again Saturday night, leading 85 of 200 laps en route to his third win of the season in the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.

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National Speed Sport News

Burt Frisselle Joins Marsh Racing

Marsh Racing has announced the addition of Burt Frisselle to the team's No. 31 Whelen Engineering Corvette Daytona Prototype for the next two IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Road America in which Frisselle will co-drive with Eric Curran.

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Business Journal

GoDaddy debuts ad pairing Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart

GoDaddy's latest ad is going to be a bit racier than usual. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based tech company debuted a commercial last week that pairs its longtime spokeswoman, race-car driver Danica Patrick, with fellow NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, reports USA Today.

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KXAN-TV Austin

14-year-old Texas girl dies in go-kart crash

A North Texas teenager has died after her go-kart crashed during an autocross event near Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

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Arkansas Online

Names and faces

Actor Mark Ruffalo felt right at home at Chicagoland Speedway during his second NASCAR race.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Arizona Republic

NASCAR race at Phoenix International Raceway will be a bracket buster

NASCAR race at Phoenix International Raceway will be a bracket buster Nov. 9 'semifinal' decides last 4 drivers standing in NCAA tourney-like Chase.

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Reuters

Rain creates double trouble for IndyCar

Double-headers have long been part of baseball and it is nothing to see golfers pull double duty, but rarely are drivers forced to take on the challenge of two races in the same day as they did on Sunday at the Toronto Indy.

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KYTX-TV News

Teen dies in go-kart accident near Texas Motor Speedway

It's the neighbor people just can't get along with and it's not what you might think.

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Autoblog

Chevy reveals SS pace car at the Brickyard

Last season Chevy reskinned and rebranded its NASCAR stock racer after the new SS , so we knew it would only be a matter of time before the Bowtie brand's latest muscle sedan would be pressed into duty as a pace car.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

#Brickyard social timeline

Sign up for RaceView today Twenty years ago this July, NASCAR's premier series ran a race for the first time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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The Indianapolis Star

James Garner: A man who loved the Indianapolis 500James Garner: A man ...

IndyCar racing knew Hollywood actor James Garner, who died late Saturday in Los Angeles, as a man who loved the Indianapolis 500.

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Paddock Talk

IndyCar Series To Run Same-Day Doubleheader

The July 19 opening round of the Honda Indy Toronto was postponed to July 20 because of a rain-slicked 1.755-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit, creating a unique same-day doubleheader.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Elliott grabs Nationwide points lead with Chicagoland win

Rookie Chase Elliott moved atop the Nationwide Series point standings again with a victory in Saturday night's EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

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The Arizona Republic

Overhauled playoff format built to drive drama

That's right: bracket. Because - and this is no coincidence - NASCAR's greatly revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship format is somewhat similar to the NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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