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National Speed Sport News
Former NASCAR Team Owner Whitaker Dies
Whitaker fielded teams for several years in what is now the NASCAR Nationwide Series, winning 28 races with drivers Morgan Shepherd and Harry Gant .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick talks Sprint Cup wins and adjusting on the fly
It has been a good NASCAR season for Hendrick Motorsports, with Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. first and second in the Sprint Cup standings and a third – Jimmie Johnson – lurking in seventh.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Naples Daily News
Toyota looking for horsepower ina
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.
Constable: National Guard recruiting, roles evolving
"Oh, it certainly did," says Lt. Col. Daniel A. Reichen, commander of the Recruiting and Retention Battalion of the Illinois Army National Guard.
Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance
Schedule: Friday, practice , qualifying ; Saturday, race, 7:30 p.m. . Fast facts: Tony Stewart is expected to miss his third straight race since striking and killing Kevin Ward Jr. in a sprint car race in Canandaigua, New York.
The Star Online
Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks to students, crowd at ALWS
NASCAR racer Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his way to Shelby Tuesday to speak with the Shelby High School football team and baseball fans as a special guest at the American Legion World Series.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Regional speedways all facing major challenges
A few years ago while flying to Florida on business, Baer Field Speedway Program Director Bob Koorsen noticed a pair of racing fans a few seats away dressed head-to-toe in Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., gear.
NASCAR race at Mid-Ohio for 'long haul'NASCAR race at Mid-Ohio for...
The Nationwide Chidlren's Hospital 200 remains part of long-term plans for Mid-Ohio, according to Nationwide Insurance executive.
The Washington Post
An avid Redskins fan, wide-eyed Earnhardt Jr. takes in preseason victory, locker-room scene afterward
Dale Earnhardt Jr., the Redskins' fastest fan on four wheels, could have been mistaken for an equipment manager or locker-room attendant following Monday's 24-23 preseason victory over Cleveland.
Fans Can See Earnhardt Up Close, On Track With Special Offer
Race fans will have the opportunity to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. up close and then cheer him on from great seats on the front stretch with the Dale Jr. Offer for the Goody'sA Headache Relief ShotA 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Brrr! Cold challenge brings money, awareness to ALS
Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien, center, Chief Operating Officer Cal McNair, right, and Houston Chronicle reporter Brian Smith, left, pour ice cold water over their heads after an NFL football training camp practice on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Houston.
The Star Online
ESPNU shines spotlight on ALWS and county
The guests won't have to leave home, because the festivities will be coming into their living rooms via ESPNU.
The Washington Post
Ernie Cope to crew chief Chase Elliott in 2015
Cope will replace Greg Ives at the end of the season. Ives is moving from JRM to Hendrick Motorsports to crew chief Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cope has been crew chief for JRM's part-time No.
It's Tony Stewart's turn to tell us what happened
Plenty of people have weighed in on the tragic events of Aug. 9 at a short track in New York.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Jeff Gordon takes advantage of good restart to win at Michigan
But much like he did to win the Brickyard 400 at Indy last month, Gordon got a great restart when it counted in the Pure Michigan 400.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. irks Denny Hamlin at Michigan
So when Earnhardt ran Hamlin up the track midway through the Pure Michigan 400, it irritated Hamlin enough that after the race he went and talked to Earnhardt about what he felt was a disrespectful move Sunday afternoon.
Kyle Larson's day goes up in flames at Michigan
After Larson blew a right front tire on Lap 97, his No. 42 Target Chevy shot into the Turn 4 wall and burst into flames.
Dale Earnhardt Jr, accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Fully clothed in his National Guard uniform, Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge following practice at Michigan International Speedway on Friday.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Ryan Truex to miss Michigan NASCAR race after sustaining concussion
Race car driver Ryan Truex will miss the Pure Michigan 400 after he sustained a concussion following a crash during practice for the race.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Column: Waiting to hear from Tony Stewart
In this July 12, 2013 file photo, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart speaks at a press conference prior to NASCAR practice at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last ... (more)