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  1. Axalta To Sponsor June NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race At Pocono RacewayRead the original story

    1 min ago | Paddock Talk

    Pocono Raceway and long-time partner, Axalta Coating Systems, announced today a multi-year entitlement agreement which includes the renaming of the annual June NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held at 'The Tricky Triangle' as the Axalta 'We Paint Winners' 400. 'We are very excited to share this great news, in cooperation with everyone at Axalta Coating Systems,' said Pocono Raceway President/CEO, Brandon Igdalsky.

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  2. Moffitt To Drive No 55 Aarons Toyota At AtlantaRead the original story

    2 min ago | Paddock Talk

    Michael Waltrip Racing announced today Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1. The 22-year-old Grimes, Iowa native replaces Brian Vickers whose return from December heart surgery begins the following weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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  3. Moffitt To Fill In For Vickers At AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | National Speed Sport News

    Brian Vickers believes he could potentially race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1, but Vickers and his Michael Waltrip Racing team aren't taking any chances. Brett Moffitt will drive Vickers' No.

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  4. Axalta Backing June Pocono Cup EventRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | National Speed Sport News

    Pocono Raceway and long-time partner, Axalta Coating Systems, announced Tuesday a multi-year entitlement agreement which includes the renaming of the annual June NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held at Pocono Raceway as the Axalta We Paint Winners 400. "We are very excited to share this great news, in cooperation with everyone at Axalta Coating Systems," said Pocono Raceway President/CEO, Brandon Igdalsky.

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  5. Indy's Legends Day To Honor Al UnserRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | National Speed Sport News

    Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Firestone will honor four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser during the 45th anniversary of his first Indianapolis 500 victory on May 23. INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Firestone will honor four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser during the 45th anniversary of his first Indianapolis 500 victory on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at "Legends Day Honoring Al Unser presented by Firestone." "Fifty years ago I arrived at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as a rookie, drove for some remarkable teams, raced with my son and brother, drank the milk and my life was forever changed by this special place," said Unser.

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  6. Vickers comes back stronger after career crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Vickers to make 2015 debut at Las Vegas CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Brian Vickers said he's been told, "you'll never go racing again" too many times over the course of his NASCAR career. Each time, he's bounced back -- a blessing, he calls it -- to keep his goals alive.

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  7. Darlington to run Labor Day weekend race at nightRead the original story

    57 min ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    It's the first time since 2003 that Darlington Raceway will host a Southern 500 on Labor Day weekend, a position it held on the NASCAR schedule for 53 years before realignment. The track has held the Southern 500 in April, May and November in the 12 years since.

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  8. Vickers ready to race again after heart surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sporting News

    Drivers often have a choice in how to approach their medical care so that they can continue to race. Brian Vickers had no choice when he visited doctors December 13th.

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  9. Clint Bowyer pays tribute to Jeff Gordon, but feud still lingersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sporting News

    Driver after driver has honored Jeff Gordon in the last week, since Gordon announced that 2015 would be his final full-time season. Clint Bowyer, who has had a running feud with Gordon since their infamous run-in at Phoenix in 2012, acknowledges what Gordon has meant to the sport.

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  10. Major League Short TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hot Rod Magazine

    Nestled in the coastal Virginia town of Jamaica, about an hour east of Richmond, Virginia Motor Speedway is the model for our industry. Your family built what is considered by many to be the ultimate NASCAR racetrack, a 3/4-mile facility that offered side-by-side racing and a fan experience unlike any other.

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  11. Brett Moffitt to drive No. 55 at AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stock Car Spin

    Jun 1, 2014; Dover, DE, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Brett Moffitt prior to the FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team Michael Waltrip Racing revealed during its stop on the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday that Brett Moffitt would fill in for Brian Vickers behind the wheel of the No.

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  12. Can Joe Gibbs Racing Contend to be the top team in NASCAR?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stock Car Spin

    Having a star-studded compilation of drivers who had a total of only 4 wins combined in 2014, can Joe Gibbs Racing turn it around and become the top-team in NASCAR ? The opportunity of contending for a championship in 2014 will give Denny Hamlin momentum and realization of a chance of winning the title next season. Hamlin has the fastest crew on pit-road and always gains advantage in positioning on cautions.

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  13. 2015 Daytona 24: Flying Lizard Starts New IMSA Season With Rolex 24 At DaytonaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    After a near miss in the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona, Flying Lizard Motorsports returned to Daytona International Speedway in 2015 with an even stronger desire to claim the top step at the legendary endurance event. The team qualified the #45 Audi R8 LMS in the 6th position in the GTD class of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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  14. One Doran Racing Nissan 370z Gets Sixth; The Other Runs Well Too But Ends UpRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    One Doran Racing Nissan 370z Gets Sixth; The Other Runs Well Too But Ends Up 15th In Ctscc Season Opener Friday At Daytona Nissan GT Academy standouts Nick McMillen and Bryan Heitkotter were thrilled when they got the call to drive Doran Racing's #41 Nissan 370Z in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season opener Friday at Daytona International Speedway. They were even more thrilled when their entry finished a solid sixth in the 68-lap, 2.5-hour race that supported this weekend's Rolex 24. Doran Racing's #14 Nissan 370Z driven by Brad Jaeger and B.J. Zacharias appeared poised for at least a top-five finish and perhaps a podium.

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  15. NASCAR Talks Chase Success, New TechnologyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    The 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom dropped the green flag on Monday afternoon with NASCAR officials taking the stage to make a series of announcements. NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France Jr. announced during his 'State of the Sport' address that he was thrilled to build off the excitement and intensity of last year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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  16. Martinsville Speedway's Mike Smith Recognized For 'Helping Others'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    For Mike Smith the role of Director of Public Relations at Martinsville Speedway is one in which he always goes the extra mile to ensure everyone, from fans to media, leaves the track having a positive experience. His hard work does not go unnoticed.

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  17. More Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

    RaShid Gaston had 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds as Norfolk State beat Savannah State 70-54 Monday night. Norfolk State took control late in the first half and held the Tigers at bay throughout the second.

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  18. Gordon will be missedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Jeff Gordon announced last week that 2015 will be his 23rd and final NASCAR season behind the wheel of the Hendrick Motorsports No. 24 Chevy, ending one of the greatest careers in all of auto racing.

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  19. NASCAR to leave championship format unchanged in 2015Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    The Chase was revamped last year into an elimination-style system that created a winner-take-all final race among four drivers. Kevin Harvick won the season finale at Homestead in November to claim his first Sprint Cup title.

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  20. Big changes ahead for Joe Gibbs RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    The spotlight shone down on Joe Gibbs Racing during the first stop of this week's Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour as its contingent of drivers, crew chiefs and team executives congregated on-stage to discuss the 2015 season. It's sure to only get brighter until the Daytona 500 .

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