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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Toyota looking for horsepower in NASCAR engines

Denny Hamlin was clearly frustrated a week ago at Michigan, when some jockeying for position led to a confrontation with Dale Earnhardt Jr. after the race.

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6 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

NASCAR driver's illegal pass attempt as 5-year-old

Why Trevor Bayne won't drive to airport after races Roush Fenway Racing driver says flying in F-16, attending Red Sox games cool perks of job Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://usat.ly/VELU8H Our series of NASCAR driver interviews continues this week with Trevor Bayne, who is currently sixth in the Nationwide Series standings for Roush ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

NASCAR: Jeff Gordon to appear at Lime Rock Park for Drive to End Hunger campaign

Jeff Gordon , current leader in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings for the 2014 season, is scheduled to make an appearance at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut on Thursday, September 18. The driver of the No.

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13 hrs ago | NBC12

RIR to host post-race party after September Sprint Cup race

Richmond International Raceway announced Tuesday that they track will host a post-race party following the Federated Auto Parts 400 on September 6th.

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17 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Darlington race date reportedly moving back to Labor Day

Media reports have Darlington’s race date being moved to Labor Day, a spot it held from 1950-2003 on NASCAR’s schedule.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Joe Gibbs says Stewart has strength, courage to return to racing

Joe Gibbs believes Tony Stewart has the strength to return to racing at some point following the Aug. 9 incident which left sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. dead.

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Examiner.com

Street Car Super Nationals unleashes Anarchy at the Arch

The Street Car Super Nationals will host the second annual Anarchy at the Arch Aug. 20-23 at the 200-acre Gateway Motorsports Parkway near St. Louis.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

NASCAR - Sprint Cup - IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

J. Gordon-pole, Logano 1-21, Newman 22-24, Johnson 25-37, Logano J. Gordon-pole, Logano 1-21, Newman 22-24, Johnson 25-37, Logano 38-55, J. Gordon 56, Logano 57, J. Gordon 58-63, Earnhardt Jr 64-67, Johnson 68-75, Newman 76-78, J. Gordon 79-99, Newman 100-107, Logano 108-139, Ku.

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Inside Bay Area

Juan Pablo Montoya returns to IndyCar

Race car drivers today don't come to the track with resumes more impressive that the one authored by Juan Pablo Montoya.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Edwards to drive fourth car for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that Carl Edwards will drive a fourth car for the team in the Sprint Cup Series in 2015.

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Examiner.com

Mike Arms of HWAC gives and gives

The ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" has been all over the news the past few days. It seems as if everyone got involved; from ordinary, everyday individuals to professional sports plays, famous Hollywood personnel and even a variety of high-profile organizations from across our great nation! One particular organization is the Helen Woodward Animal Center ... (more)

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Motorsport.com

Jimmie Johnson uses 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to poke fun at Ryan Newman

They ended the discussion unresolved and Johnson had some choice words for his rival in an ESPN interview, saying "Anybody who has watched this sport long enough or has been in a race car out there understands the frustration that comes along with racing Ryan."

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Motorsport.com

IndyCar's latest merger

Motorsport.com's Anne Proffit looks at the big news concerning the merger between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Motorsport.com

It's nervous time for any driver without a victory this season

In a season of accumulating tension, it's time for a number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to get worried; really worried.

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Bellingham Herald

Column: Grief gives no timetable on Stewart return

None of those studies offer a clean timetable on when the roller coaster of emotion will come to a stop.

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Detroit Free Press

Danica Patrick spins out during NASCAR testing session at MIS

It was a tough start for Danica Patrick at Michigan International Speedway today as 10 drivers took part in a 2015 NASCAR rules package test in the Irish Hills.

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The Globe and Mail

Racing roundup: NASCAR's new 'no hot track' rule too late for Kevin Ward Jr.

Chris Buescher leads Alex Tagliani through a corner during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 auto race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Lexington, Ohio.

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Detroit Free Press

NASCAR drivers with most wins at MIS

Sunday's win was Jeff Gordon's third at Michigan International Speedway, tied for 10th all-time.

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Detroit Free Press

Jim Reeves wins Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier ...

Jim Reeves of Buffalo, N.Y. wants to conquer the 2015 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest on the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island, Brooklyn, N.Y. His quest began by winning the Nathan's qualifying event at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Boy critical after Muskegon River tubing accident

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was pulled unconscious from the Muskegon River after a tubing accident.

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