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36 min ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

NASCAR Driver Capsules, April 23

WHERE HE STANDS: Jeff Gordon remained in first place for the second consecutive week after Darlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Hendrick Motorsports, Jeff Gordon, NASCAR Busch, Jack Roush, Matt Kenseth, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Carl Edwards, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing

36 min ago | Boston.com

Horse track warns 2014 racing season could be last

Suffolk Downs is warning that the 2014 season could be the last one at New England's only thoroughbred track unless Mohegan Sun is awarded the eastern Massachusetts resort casino license.

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Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby

1 hr ago | Planet-F1.com

Horner full of praise for Ricciardo

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner is waxing lyrical over Daniel Ricciardo, saying the Australian has been "outstanding" in his short career with the reigning Constructors' Champions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team

5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

NASCAR: Chase Elliott proving to be awesome offspring

Not that Elliott, a NASCAR legend, or Dawsonville minds. In fact, the surprising success of Chase Elliott, 18, has lifted the spirits of this north Georgia mountain town with a population of 2,255.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Chase Austin, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Steven Tyler Rescued by Danica Patrick in New Can-Am Spyder Spot

Star auto racer Danica Patrick comes to the aid of Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler in a new ad for the Can-Am Spyder motorcycle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danica Patrick, Indy Racing, Andretti Autosport

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Senegal prohibits rally to welcome back ex-leader

Senegal's former president was preparing a triumphant return home after nearly two years abroad following electoral defeat, but on Tuesday night authorities ordered that a rally to welcome him be canceled.

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Related Topix: Dakar Rally

The Miami Herald

The Inside Line: Superb season for Mercedes in F1

After the fourth race in this year's 19-round season, Mercedes has accumulated 154 points in the F1 constructors' championship standings, compared to 57 points to its closest competitor, Red Bull.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren

The Wichita Eagle

Piquet Jr. to run Global Rallycross with SH Racing

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

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Related Topix: Sports, Chase Austin, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Tad Geschickter, Peter Shepherd, Nate Monteith, Matt McCall, John Graham, NASCAR Busch, Boston Reid

AutoWeek

Red Bulland#8217;s Christian Horner says McLaren should focus on...

Red Bull has advised McLaren to focus on upping its game rather than taking the reigning world champions to court.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, McLaren, Red Bull Racing, Autos

Hampshire Chronicle

Stoneman looking good ahead of GP3 debut

DEAN Stoneman enjoyed a successful two-day test in the Spanish sun as he prepares for the start of the GP3 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team

KTMF

NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting events of the year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, More Sports, Johnny Weir, Olympics, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating

Examiner.com

Ferrari finally finds its footing during Chinese Grand Prix

Ferrari finally made it to the podium for the first time this year, albeit in third place at the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday behind Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Ferrari, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Amarillo.com

Werdum earns title shot

Fabricio Werdum became the top contender for the UFC heavyweight title by winning a unanimous decision against Travis Browne in the main event of Saturday's UFC card at the Amway Arena.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Fabricio Werdum, Travis Browne, Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos, Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Dana White, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

USA Today

Danica Patrick foils paparazzi in Can-Am Spyder

Danica Patrick is going from four wheels to three. The popular race car star has signed on with the three-wheeled Can-Am Spyder motorcycle, and debuts this week in an unlikely new ad campaign that features her Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danica Patrick, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andretti Autosport, Indy Racing, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Niclas Jonsson, John Borneman III

The Indianapolis Star

Al Unser Jr. to race again in Indianapolis

Al Unser Jr. will race again at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during a Sportscar Vintage Racing Association event in June.

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Related Topix: Sports, Al Unser Jr., Indy Racing, Foyt Racing, Tad Geschickter, Bryan Clauson, Nate Monteith, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Travis Dassow, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Michael Valiante, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont

Congleton Guardian

Boullier to McLaren: 'Don't panic'

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has urged all within the team not to panic in light of their poor start to the current Formula One season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, McLaren, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton

Planet-F1.com

Lauda calls for Mercedes calm

Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda has urged the team to continue improving the car, despite their dominant start to the 2014 season.

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LA Daily News

Beholder cruises to victory as winter-spring meeting ends at Santa Anita Park

Two-time Eclipse Award-winning filly Beholder kicked off her 2014 campaign with a victory Sunday that turned out to be nothing more than a paid workout as Santa Anita Park closed out its winter-spring meeting.

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Related Topix: Sports, Belmont Stakes, Horse Racing

Sun Apr 20, 2014

AutoWeek

Formula One to hold cost-cutting summit on May 1

Sauber F1 team principal Monisha Kaltenborn, right, says that the series could be coming to a critical financial crossroad soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Nico Hulkenberg, Williams F1 Racing, Autos

Planet-F1.com

Sun: Sauber, Marussia, Caterham

Sauber once again failed to score a single point, joining Caterham and Marussia at the bottom of the results in China... Sauber: Esteban Gutierrez: "It was a very complicated race in terms of tyre management.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Force India, Adrian Sutil

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