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3 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

Kyle Busch: Is 'better than average' good enough?

Busch , driver of the No. 18 M&M's Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing , is not only better than average at most venues on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule, he's well above average when it comes to Richmond International Raceway, site of Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400.

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7 hrs ago | Sporting News

Is Danica Patrick ready for another stroll down Talladega Boulevard?

The road that winds its way through the Talladega Superspeedway infield is known for its festive, party atmosphere.

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9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Interest shines on Jeff Gordon, Danica Patrick, Kasey Kahne after Easter break

Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington: Kevin Harvick evin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina.

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15 hrs ago | Stock Car Spin

Statistically speaking: a look at Richmond International Raceway

Sep 7, 2013; Richmond, VA, USA; Sprint Cup Series driver Carl Edwards celebrates after winning the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

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16 hrs ago | AutoWeek

NASCAR's next: Daniel Suarez set for first Nationwide Series start at ...

Rev Racing's Daniel Suarez is getting his first shot at the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Friday at Richmond International Speedway with Joe Gibbs Racing.

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22 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Richmond

Neither driver has a win this season. It's go time for the 12-weekend spring-into-summer trek that starts this Saturday in Richmond and ends in the mountains of New Hampshire in the middle of July.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

National Speed Sport News

Beneteau Supports Bell's Indy 500 Entry

Townsend Bell announced today that Beneteau will be a personal sponsor of his No.

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Paddock Talk

Ben Rhodes No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet Preview: Richmond

Ben Rhodes and the No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet Impala team travel to Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia, this weekend for the "Blue Ox 100" NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race, the fifth race of the 16-race season.

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Tire Business

Goodyear launches NASCAR sweepstakes

A new car, a set of tires and trip to an upcoming NASCAR race are the big prizes in Goodyear's Fuel Strategy Sweepstakes, running through May 16. Fans have a chance to win one of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road, the Toyota Camry Hybrid LE, equipped with Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max tires, Goodyear said, as the grand prize for the ... (more)

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Sporting News

Is Chase Elliott destined to become NASCAR's next fan favorite?

Bill Elliott won the first NASCAR race I ever attended, winning the Winston Million by claiming the 1985 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

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USA Today

Oscar Mayer wieners recalled over labeling goof

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trees to be planted at Brand Park in Elmira

Elmira's Brand Park, which was hard hit by a violent storm two summers ago, will get some new trees for Arbor Day thanks to a cooperative effort among the city, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County and the New York State Nursery Landscape Association.

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Motorsport.com

NASCAR's spring break: Highs and not-so-highs

Eight races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and there's good news for some drivers and teams, bad news for others Eight races into the 36-race season, maybe it's time to take a quick look at the highs and lows of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing so far.

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BleacherReport

Fantasy NASCAR 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for Toyota Owners 400

It will be another Saturday night special under the lights for the The race last September at Richmond came down to tire wear, and the race Saturday should be no different.

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BleacherReport

What Kasey Kahne Must Do to Bounce Back from Rough Start to 2014 Season

Given how the 2014 season has gone thus far for him, Kasey Kahne can probably relate quite well to Danica Patrick.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Rising star in auto racing helps kick off season in Loudon

Taylor Martin first wants to be a police officer for several years, and then she wants to move into forensic science and help solve crimes using the latest technology.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tire Business

Westboro Baptist Church to picket Indy 500

The Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., best known for its extreme ideologies, picketing soldiers' funerals and having not-so-wonderful opinions of the gay community - as well as not liking Formula One racing very much - has announced that it is planning on picketing the Indianapolis 500.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Speed Sport News

Finley Set For K&N East Debut

Chad Finley will make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut in the Blue Ox 100 on April 25 at Richmond Int'l Raceway.

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Auto Racing Daily

NASCAR's Spring Break Arrives After Intriguing Start

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has its own version of spring break and it has arrived, with the traditional Easter weekend hiatus.

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AutoWeek

Will Kyle Busch ever reach his potential in the NASCAR Sprint Cup...

While doing some research on next Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, I stumbled upon an amazing stat: At the still-young age of 28 , the younger Busch brother has led more laps in his nine-plus year Sprint Cup career than former Cup champ Matt Kenseth , older brother and former Cup champ Kurt Busch , Dale Earnhardt Jr. , ... (more)

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