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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

Richmond hoping track access for fans boosts track experience, increases fan numbers

They are calling it "Track Takeover" at Richmond International Raceway, and track President Dennis Bickmeier hopes allowing fans onto the racing surface a few hours before race time on Saturday night will not only improve their experience at the 0.75-mile oval, but bring more of them, or bring them back.

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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Pagenaud still upset with Power over Long Beach

A week off did nothing to mellow the tension between Simon Pagenaud and Will Power stemming from contact between them in IndyCar's Long Beach Grand Prix.

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6 hrs ago | The Wilson County News

Is Marcos Ambrose contemplating a return home?

Post a comment Whenever a NASCAR driver is nearing the end of his contract with whatever team he happens to be driving for, rumors and speculation often abound.

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10 hrs ago | CNN

Reddit, Dogecoin support NASCAR racer at Talladega

A 16-year-old on Reddit got the No. 98 car sponsored by Dogecoin for a race at the famous Talladega Superspeedway.

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14 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s words show more confidence

That's not the case anymore, and that's speaks volumes about how far Earnhardt has come in six-plus seasons with HMS.

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18 hrs ago | Times Observer

Hendrick pit coach Munksgard leaving NASCAR for job outside of racing

Warren-native Lance Munksgard is leaving NASCAR as pit crew coach for Hendrick Motorsports' Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. for a job outside of racing, according to pittalks.com.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Kansas City Star

NASCAR's Kevin Harvick has the wins, but lacks consistency

The bill signed by Gov. Sam Brownback prevents cities and counties from restricting the sale of firearms and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored.

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NBC29

Autographed NASCAR Helmet to be Auctioned for Valley Charity

The racing helmet has been signed by every single driver from the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup, 14 names in all.

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BleacherReport

Is NASCAR Future Brighter for Dale Earnhardt Jr. as a Driver or a Team Owner?

There is no disputing the fact that this already has been one heck of a year for Dale Earnhardt Jr. And does the success he's having as a car owner foreshadow what's likely his brighter, not-so-distant future in the sport? Before you dismiss the first question by saying that of course it's more important for him to win the season-opening Daytona ... (more)

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AutoWeek

NASCAR Sprint Cup team Swan Racing announces restructuring

Cole Whitt will remain behind the wheel of the No. 26 car in a deal announced Wednesday.

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The Kansas City Star

NASCAR's Harvick has the wins, but lacks consistency

The former bowling alley and ice rink closed five years ago. Johnson County taxpayers now own it, but some are fuming about that, noting that the $3.6 million the county spent to purchase and stabilize the facility over the last 30 months could have been used to address other public needs.

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WTVR Richmond

Tweet drives RG3 to RIR for Saturday night's NASCAR race

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be in Richmond this weekend to drive the pace car at Saturday's TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

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The Wilson County News

Look for a few more Sprint Cup winners in regular season, but not many

Post a comment The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series just came out of its first "off" weekend of the 2014 race season and heads into Richmond International Raceway for night racing this upcoming Saturday.

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BleacherReport

Richmond Revisited: Who's Been Hurt Worst by NASCAR's 2013 Scandal at RIR?

Sprint Cup Series prepares to make its first return to Richmond International Raceway since last fall's shameful debacle aimed at manipulating race results, a look back at what has transpired since for the key figures involved is in order.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

USA Today

Bill Elliott's son Chase making his own name in NASCAR

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Examiner.com

Superstar athletes who run wineries

Owning a vineyard and making your own wine is a dream shared by people in all walks of life, including pro athletes.

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Alabama Live

Few drivers have made successful leap from IndyCars into NASCAR -- and vice versa

But there are more differences than similarities between the sleek, sharkish IndyCars and the muscular stock cars from NASCAR that bear at least some resemblance to the cars on a showroom floor.

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AutoWeek

Nelson Piquet Jr. to race in Global Rallycross Championship

Piquet spent almost two full seasons in Formula One before moving to NASCAR in 2010.

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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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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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