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Friday Aug 29 | Newsday

Tony Stewart's NASCAR highs and lows

Those uninitiated to motorsports may have heard Tony Stewart's name for the first time after the NASCAR champion's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race in upstate New York on Aug. 9. But Stewart is one of the most successful -- and colorful -- athletes in auto racing and pro sports in general over the past 15 years.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Paddock Talk

Bickford Closing In On Nascar K&N West Rookie Title

James Bickford, the 16-year-old driver of the Sunrise Ford Racing/Interstate Plastics Ford, is inching closer to the NASCAR K&N West Rookie of the Year title as the tour comes to Kern County Raceway Park for the Bakersfield 150 on Saturday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sports Media 101

Joey Gase to Make NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut at Chicagoland Speedway for Go FAS Racing

Motorsports 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of Motorsports as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Paddock Talk

Ford Racing Did You Know? ... Atlanta Edition

DID YOU KNOW? a When Team Penske's Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski swept the top two spots on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway it marked the second 1-2 finish for Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this season.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Atlanta: David Ragan NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Preview

David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Farm Rich Ford, comments on racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway: "Atlanta is always a busy week for us.

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The Orlando Sentinel

NASCAR's Matt Kenseth tackles youth bullying

Irwin Tools Night Race Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Paddock Talk

Solid Sixth-Place Finish for Stenhouse Jr. at Bristol

After scoring his career best Sprint Cup series finish at Bristol Motor Speedway in the spring, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. led the Roush Fenway Racing trio with a solid sixth-place finish in Saturday night's IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Paddock Talk

Logano Nabs Third Win Of The Season In Bristol Night Race

By Seth Livingstone, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano believes he has the car and Team Penske believes they have the team to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Bristol: Trevor Bayne NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang, came home with a 13th-place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Red Bull GRC Qualifying and Heat Recaps: Daytona International Speedway

Joni Wiman Earns Second Pole of Season at Red Bull GRC Daytona Joni Wiman earned his second pole of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross season at Daytona International Speedway, the series' inaugural event at the track.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WCYB

NASCAR community mourns loss of legendary team owner

The NASCAR family says a heartfelt good-bye to a local legend. Ed Whitaker passed away Friday morning.

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National Speed Sport News

Ortho Backing Biffle's No. 16 In 2015

Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Ortho and its complete line of home, lawn and garden pest control products will serve as the anchor partner on the No.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Paddock Talk

2014 Michigan II: David Gilliland NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Preview

David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 MDS Transport Ford, comments on racing at Bristol Motor Speedway: "The Bristol night race is always a blast.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Bristol: Team Penske NASCAR Nationwide Race Preview

THE NEWS AND NOTES THE Q & A The No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang A A LONG WEEKEND: Ryan Blaney will be pulling double duty as he makes his return to the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the No.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

News Observer

NASCAR golden-agers reminisce in Hillsborough

They draped wet towels around their necks to beat the 100-plus degree heat, and they kept windshield-wipers flapping on the driver's side to clean away the mud.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Former track champ Moomjean to be honored this weekend at Merced Speedway

He drove to more than 100 wins when car counts numbered more than 100 and only 24 qualified for the main event.

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News Observer

NASCAR: Jeff Gordon wins Michigan pole in track-record time

Gordon’s lap of 206.558 mph at Michigan International Speedway broke a track record set in June by Kevin Harvick , and he wasn’t alone.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scuderia Corsa Wins 'Team to Win' Award for Strong Effort at...

Microsoft has presented its eighth installment of the Visual Studio Team to Win Award to Scuderia Corsa, following the team's performance in the Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Paddock Talk

NASCAR Next Driver Dylan Lupton Returns To Scene Of First Career Win

Dylan LuptonThis weekend, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West tour returns to Evergreen Speedway, the site of NASCAR Next driver Dylan Lupton's first career win.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Ryan Blaney gets Sprint Cup ride

Wood Brothers Racing has formed a technical alliance with Team Penske and has named NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ryan Blaney to the No.

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