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Some NASCAR racers, fans 'on the fence' about Tony Stewart's Chase waiver [w/poll]

Tony Stewart made his return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup over the weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway .

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

ESPN

Moment of the Race: Squirrel 1, Kevin Harvick 0

Somehow a squirrel gets loose on the track at the Oral-B USA 500 and nearly gets run over by Kevin Harvick.

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Examiner.com

Weekend wrap-up: Power claims first IndyCar crown, Kanaan wins race

Will Power wrapped up his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship Saturday night at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, finishing ninth in the MAVTV 500.

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Fox News

Danica impresses

Entering Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Danica Patrick had been mired in a slump -- and that's just putting it mildly.

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Sporting News

Chase for the Sprint Cup: What winless drivers must do at Richmond to advance

Fourteen drivers are locks in the new 16-driver Chase, where the regular-season champ gets an automatic bid and the final 15 spots are available to top-30 drivers based on wins, then points.

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WHAS11

Armour: Tony Stewart's return to track ends early

For almost three hours, Tony Stewart could pretend everything was normal. He was greeted by raucous cheers during driver introductions, and embraced literally before the Oral-B USA 500.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Report: Jimmy Fennig to retire as crew chief

With two wins this season at Bristol Motor Speedway and Sonoma Raceway , Fennig will end his career with a shot at the championship as part of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Kasey Kahne wins at Atlanta, clinches Chase spot

Kasey Kahne wins at Atlanta, clinches Chase spot All four Hendrick Motorsports drivers make Chase.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: Kasey Kahne wins at Atlanta, clinches Chase spot

Kasey Kahne led the final two laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway, clinching a Chase for the Sprint Cup berth with his first win this season.

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Examiner.com

Kasey Kahne scores thrilling overtime victory at Atlanta

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Hero's welcome as NASCAR champ Tony Stewart returns to a standing...

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Big News Network.com

West Virginia football coaches use picture of Dale Earnhardt's car to call plays

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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AutoWeek

Jeff Gordon making 750th consecutive NASCAR Cup start at Atlanta

Making 750 starts in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is quite an accomplishment in itself.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Ryan: Tony Stewart often drives best under pressure

Tony Stewart's best performances often under pressure From his 2011 title run to his wins while feuding with media, three-time champ excels Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://usat.ly/1tZwUiE In 2002, he won at Watkins Glen International with his Sprint Cup ride hanging in the balance for striking a photographer after the ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Fight against blight on Daytona's beachside

One recent evening, a man curled up on the concrete parking lot of a vacant Shell gas station and napped as rush hour traffic whirred past on International Speedway Boulevard.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Kevin Harvick dominates to win Atlanta Nationwide

NASCAR fans in the infield watch Nationwide Series drivers Kyle Larson and Kasey Kahne during the NASCAR Nationwide Cup Series Great Clips 300 auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Hampton, Ga.

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The Charlotte Observer

NASCAR: Jamie McMurray hones in on Chase, needs to finish the way he races

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jamie McMurray watches his team make adjustments to the car during practice on May 22, 2014 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord.

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Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

IndyCar driver diary: Ed Carpenter reflects on crash, qualifying

First, let me pass along my thoughts and prayers for Mikhail Aleshin . That was a scary crash, and I'm glad that everyone involved is going to be OK.

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Paddock Talk

Cole Whitt Makes Pit Stop At Rinnai Headquarters

Popular NASCAR driver Cole Whitt made a pit stop at Rinnai headquarters in Peachtree City today to celebrate the tankless water heater brand's sponsorship of his car with the company's employees.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Atlanta: NASCAR Nationwide Final Practice Results - Kenseth, Toyota Fastest

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers The NASCAR Nationwide series has completed their final practice session at Atlanta Motor Speedway in preparation for the 23rd Annual Great Clips 300.

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