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  1. Texas Motor Speedway's 2014 Season Yields Fireworks From Start To FinishRead the original story

    Yesterday | Paddock Talk

    The year at Texas Motor Speedway opened with pyrotechnics celebrating the unveiling of the world's largest, high-definition LED video board in March and culminated in November with additional fireworks courtesy of the post-race melee involving combatants Brad Keselowski and Jeff Gordon in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 Eliminator 8 Chase race. There also was plenty of action and excitement in between as Texas Motor Speedway played host to its annual Duck Commander 500 NASCAR doubleheader in April, Firestone 600 INDYCAR/NASCAR twin bill in June and played host to its inaugural Red Bull Air Race World Championship event in September.


  2. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 102-5 The Fox

    TV : Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini will reportedly take over as head football coach at Youngstown State University. Trail Blazers C Robin Lopez is expected to miss a month after breaking his hand in Monday night's win over the Spurs.


  3. G&K Services Returns As Cassill SponsorRead the original story

    Tuesday | Paddock Talk

    G&K Services will return in 2015 as a full-time associate sponsor with multiple primary sponsorship in select markets with driver Landon Cassill and the JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team, an operation that showed remarkable strength and improved results in the 2014 season. The 2015 season will be G&K's sixth with JD Motorsports, making their partnership one of the steadiest and most enduring in the newly named Xfinity Series.


  4. Kurt Busch's ex seeks no-contact order at hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marin Independent Journal

    NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend is delivering emotional testimony in a Delaware courtroom, seeking an order that Busch stay away from her following an alleged assault. Patricia Driscoll testified Tuesday that Busch had choked her and smashed her head into a wall in September at Dover International Speedway.


  5. Johnson powers to Winter Flurry Masters win at AMSRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The battle for the season points championship in the six-week winter racing series Winter Flurry at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA intensified Saturday in Week 2 action. All five feature races saw first-time winners in the Winter Flurry series this year.


  6. Pit Pass: Tony Stewart talks injured leg, KinserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Indianapolis Star

    Pit Pass: Tony Stewart talks injured leg, Kinser Three-time NASCAR champion says he has one more surgery to go Check out this story on Tony Stewart walked into the Performance Racing Industry trade show Thursday at the Indiana Convention Center, which was a big deal given the physical stress his injured right leg has endured over the past 16 months. "I don't look like I'm walking really good, but I was on crutches two days ago," he said.


  7. Lionel Announces Top 10 Cars And Drivers Of 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Paddock Talk

    It's official. Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Daytona 500 Race Win die-cast isn't just the best-selling car of 2014; it's also the best-selling die-cast in the history of Lionel Racing.


  8. NASCAR's top rookies flashed plenty of promise in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    One rookie won a championship. Another went toe-to-toe with some of NASCAR's biggest stars.


  9. Truex Jr. gains new crew chief for No. 78 teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    After a dip in performance in 2014, Furniture Row Racing announced Wednesday that Cole Pearn has been promoted from lead race engineer to crew chief of the organization's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series No. 78 Chevrolet entry driven by Martin Truex Jr. A year after the team made the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with Kurt Busch behind the wheel, the 32-year-old Pearn replaces Todd Berrier.


  10. Sidelines: NASCAR driver Kurt Busch to drive Willowsa Thunderhill Raceway ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The 36-year-old driver who has been a champion in NASCAR and was the Indianapolis 500 rookie of the year will compete in a 1995 M-3 BMW in the Endurance Over class fielded by B. F. Goodrich's Road Shagger Racing team. It will be Busch's first appearance in the endurance race that saw Al Unser, Jr. in competition last year along with actor Patrick Dempsey, road racer Boris Said and several international road racing drivers from Japan, South America and the Netherlands.


  11. IndyCar eliminates standing starts in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | USA Today

    IndyCar eliminates standing starts in 2015 Open-wheel series drops Pocono from its double-points slate Check out this story on The Verizon IndyCar Series has ceased its experiment with standing starts, but series president of competition and operations Derrick Walker hasn't ruled out their return in the future. "There is some development needed with the launch," Walker said Tuesday in a statement released by the series.


  12. 5 NASCAR Drivers Set to Break Out in 2015 Sprint Cup SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | BleacherReport

    What does it take to make the big statement? What kind of season does a NASCAR driver need to have in order to get the fans, the media and his or her fellow competitors to take notice? These five not-often-mentioned drivers all figure to be in a situation in 2015 that should prove beneficial to their careers. Several are already champions in other series.


  13. NASCAR's top rookies flashed plenty of promise in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Lebanon Democrat

    One rookie won a championship. Another went toe-to-toe with some of NASCAR's biggest stars.


  14. Curt Cavin: Biggest racing story of 2014? That's easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Indianapolis Star

    Curt Cavin: Biggest racing story of 2014? That's easy The tragedy involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr. was year's biggest story Check out this story on Sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. lost his life Aug. 9 when struck by Tony Stewart's car at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. got done watching 18-year-old Chase Elliott win the NASCAR Nationwide series championship at Phoenix.


  15. Wayne Rainey Talks About MotoAmerica + VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 |

    The most exciting bit of news about the 2015 racing season is that the series is under new management. The Wayne Rainey-led MotoAmerica series has high ambitions of developing emerging American talent to hopefully stand on the top step of the podium one day in MotoGP.


  16. Giancarlo Stanton signs massive dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Seattle Times

    Giancarlo Stanton signed a record $325 million, 13-year contract and conceded he wasn't certain he should have agreed to the deal. Giancarlo Stanton stood on the Miami Marlins' field Wednesday and scanned a sea of empty seats, mindful the stands look much the same at games.


  17. Robbie Woodall scores Winter Flurry Masters win at AMSRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Robbie Woodall celebrates in Victory Lane after scoring the Masters victory in round one action for the Winter Flurry Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway. / Photo: Tom Francisco/ HAMPTON, GA - Drivers returned to the quarter-mile Thunder Ring Saturday in week one action of the six-week Winter Flurry racing series at Atlanta Motor Speedway, with Robbie Woodall coming home with the Master's feature victory.


  18. Complete analysis of all 43 driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    RELATED: Follow your picks in the Chase Battle Grid Presented by Toyota 1. Kevin Harvick , No. 4 Chevrolet, Stewart-Haas Racing.


  19. NASCAR dodged a bullet at Homestead; plus Dolphins in (for now) amid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    NASCAR dodged a bullet at Homestead; plus Dolphins in amid NFL tumult, Gary Shelton, Kim Kardashian as a horse & more 1) It is MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17. Have you seen Kim Kardashian's nudies in Paper magazine? Click on image to see her equine version enlarged. 2) Click on Random Evidence for our latest Sunday notes-column package.


  20. Patrick scores top-20 at Homestead as Harvick wins Sprint championship for SHRRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 |

    Danica Patrick battled to an 18th-place finish after starting 32nd in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway as her Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick captured his first NASCAR Sprint Cup championship and the second Sprint Cup title for SHR. Tony Stewart won the organization's first championship in 2011.