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Almirola 'heartbroken' over untimely blown engine

When Aric Almirola climbed out of his No. 43 Ford Fusion during the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet Sunday, it was probably obvious what he was about to say.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Washington Times

Larson once dressed like his heroes; now races 'em

When he was a kid with grand plans to become a NASCAR driver someday, Kyle Larson dressed up as Jeff Gordon when his family went to watch the races at Sonoma. In the last few laps of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener, Larson found himself racing the real-life version nose to nose down the stretch at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Chase Austin, Pierre Bourque, Bobby Dotter

Examiner.com

Marcos Ambrose signs with Penske for Australian V8 Supercars

Only days after announcing that he will be leaving NASCAR at the end of this season, Marcos Ambrose will return to the sport he once dominated in the V8 Australian V8 Supercars Championship. Team Penske announced Sunday that it would form a partnership with one of the most successful motorsport teams in Australia, Dick Johnson Racing, with Ambrose behind the wheel of the No.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

14, 2014. . Jeff Gordon drives past Marcos Ambrose and Jamie McMurray during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept.

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CottageCountryNow.ca

Kevin Ward's No. 13 car races one last time

When Kevin Ward Sr. decided his late son's No. 13 car should compete one last time there was only one possible driver: Dylan Swiernik.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tony Stewart, Racing, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch

Daily Herald

Kyle Busch wins Trucks Series race at Joliet

Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch came from the rear of the field twice to win in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Krug, Racing, Niclas Jonsson, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, Ian Henderson, NASCAR Busch, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

The Washington Post

Edwards, Keselowski fastest in final practice

Title contender Carl Edwards is the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Edwards turned a lap at 186.413 mph on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Jack Roush, Carl Edwards, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Busch, Michael Valiante, Chase Austin, Pierre Bourque

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Erie Times News

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.

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Press-Telegram

Kevin Harvick wins Nationwide Series race

Kevin Harvick holds up the trophy with his son Keelan Paul Harvick in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Freaky Fast 300 Race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing, NASCAR, NASCAR Busch, Colin Braun, Matt McCall, John Graham, Auggie Vidovich, Jack Roush, Michael Valiante

Sky Sports

Seven-up Bath crush Welsh

Bath ran in seven tries as they claimed a 53-26 victory over London Welsh in front of a record crowd at the Recreation Ground. The visitors scored four tries themselves and showed far more heart in defence than in their 52-0 defeat at home to Exeter last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Chris Cook, Keith Coleman Racing, NASCAR Busch

NewsOK.com

Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

Marcos Ambrose has informed Richard Petty Motorsports he will leave NASCAR at the end of this season and return to his native Australia. The announcement Saturday comes amid mounting speculation that Ambrose will join Roger Penske as the team enters prepares to enter Australia's V8 Supercar Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Marcos Ambrose, Johnny Davis, NASCAR Busch

MSNBC

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in shooting of girlfriend

It remains to be seen how Giancarlo Stanton's injury will impact him going forward, but the reality is all batters have fear of being hit by a pitch. Brett Hundley and UCLA figure to have their hands full with Texas, but our pundit likes the Bruins in a close one.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Jeff Gordon

Yahoo!

First electric car race to zoom off on Saturday

Formula E will be a laboratory for new technology, according to motor sport great Alain Prost, while Bruno Senna said drivers will face a "lottery" when electric car racing kicks off in Beijing Saturday. The nephew of Ayrton Senna was speaking Friday as he prepared to line up against the son of four-time Formula One champion Prost, rekindling one of the greatest rivalries in motorsport.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Bruno Senna, Racing, Campos, NASCAR, Nelson Piquet, Tom DeLoach, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KCTV5

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson facing arrest in child injury indictment

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer An arrest warrant was issued Friday for star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse for using a... Kyle Busch will start the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on the pole for Sunday's opening race at Chicagoland Speedway.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

12, 2014. . Driver Carl Edwards sits in his car in the garage during a practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Friday, Sept.

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Washington Examiner

NASCAR driver's car carries a Maine theme

NASCAR driver Austin Theriault's car is sporting a Maine-themed paint job in the blue and white colors of the state's flagship university. The Fort Kent native's car, unveiled Friday, features a lobster and a lighthouse on the driver's side, and a moose, trees and blueberries on the other.

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Click Orlando

Chase race begins with Keselowski as top seed

Brad Keselowski heads into the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship as the top seed after a series-leading four wins in 26 races that resulted in 2,012 points. Keselowski claimed the top seed in the 11th hour with a dominating performance and a win in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway last Saturday in the final race of the regular season.

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Pocono Record

Slumping Johnson still a threat -

It's been 11 weeks since Jimmie Johnson's last victory and he suffered through one of his typical summer swoons. But as the defending NASCAR champion prepares for the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, he feels as confident as ever that he'll once again be hoisting the prize at the end of the year.

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The Union Daily Times

Kyle Busch leads every lap in Nationwide win at Richmond

Kyle Busch salutes the fans at Richmond after winning the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Nationwide Series race. , see what we can salvage there and roll on into the Chase."

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Niclas Jonsson, Brad Baker, NASCAR, Johnny Davis, John Borneman III, Ian Henderson, NASCAR Busch, Chris Lawson, Mike MacKenzie

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Patrick Kane films McDonald's commercial with LeBron James

The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane laughs during a press conference in the United Center's Stadium Club July 16, 2014. Patrick Kane and LeBron James seemed destined to work together in some capacity.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Jamie McMurray

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