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  1. Indy 500 winner Montoya visits Fort Worth, eyes Firestone 600 trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Texas Motor Speedway rolled out the red carpet, leading Montoya through the stockyards with a herd of longhorns and then into famed Joe T. Garcia's flanked by a mariachi band where a standing ovation from racing fans awaited. It marked the latest event for the Indy 500 winner, who hasn't had much free time since winning the prestigious open-wheel race for the second time.

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  2. Changes at Dover International Speedway Should Leads to Fewer Empty Spots in StandsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The RV lots around Dover International Speedway are starting to fill up ahead of this weekend's races. How full the stands will be at those races remains to be seen.

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  3. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at DoverRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    We're reaching the threshold for the number of winners we'll see in 2015. Last year NASCAR had 13 winners through the first 26 races.

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  4. NASCAR 2015: Who to watch in the FedEx 400 at DoverRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Dover International Speedway , home of this Sunday's FedEx 400 Benefitting Autism Speaks Sprint Cup Series race, has a rather intimidating nickname: "The Monster Mile." One driver who hasn't been intimidated by the one-mile concrete oval is Jimmie Johnson , who has nine wins and 19 total top 10 finishes in 26 starts at the track.

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  5. Kyle Busch Motorsports: 2015 Lucas Oil 200 previewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It's known as the "Monster Mile," and for two of Kyle Busch Motorsports ' Camping World Truck Series drivers, it will be a monster of a weekend, as both Daniel Suarez and Erik Jones will make their Dover International Speedway debuts by doing double duty - in addition to Friday's Truck Series race, both drivers will race for Joe Gibbs Racing on Saturday in the Xfinity Series. Suarez, in the No.

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  6. NASCAR at Dover: Can Jimmie Johnson capture 10th Monster Mile win?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sporting News

    Last Sunday, Carl Edwards ended a 31-race winless streak in the Sprint Cup as he captured his first win at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Coca-Cola 600. As the series moves to Dover, Jimmie Johnson will be on the other end of a streak.

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  7. The redemption of Juan Pablo MontoyaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    ... was unfortunate, but not that surprising. Other open-wheel drivers - from Danica Patrick to Sam Hornish to Dario Franchitti to Jacques Villeneuve - have had trouble crossing over. NASCAR Sprint Cup cars are hard to drive. Formula One cars are hard ...

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  8. Will Power poised to make 100th start for Team PenskeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The milestone race will occur Sunday at Belle Isle, which hosts an IndyCar doubleheader this weekend. It will actually be the 145th career start for Power, who began his career in 2005 with Walker/Team Australia and KV Racing Technology before joining Penske in 2009.

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  9. Police apprehend shooting suspects after short chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A person was shot in the area of Brookside Park around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. Officers arrived on the scene and saw a gold vehicle with two people inside leaving the area.

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  10. New Speed Records All Around For Indy Lights In Freedom 100Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Record lap speeds in practice, qualifying and the race highlighted the Freedom 100, the most prestigious race on the 2015 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires schedule. With the new Dallara IL-15 cars circling the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway flat out for 100 miles their Mazda MZR-R engines faced maximum stresses - and exhibited 100% reliability.

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  11. Top-5 Finish For Kyle Kaiser At The Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Entering into the second half of the 2015 season, the Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires returned to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Round 8 this past Friday on the famous 2.5 mile oval. Juncos RacingA's Kyle Kaiser recorded a Top-5 finish taking fifth in the Freedom 100 Presented by Allied Building Products.

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  12. 2015 Dover: Eric McClure NASCAR Xfinity Race PreviewRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Hello Old Friend: After a 30th place finish in Charlotte, Eric McClure is ready to reacquaint himself with Dover International Speedway. McClure has not laid eyes on the track coined the Monster Mile in two years.

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  13. 2015 Dover: David Starr NASCAR Xfinity Race PreviewRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    David Starr to Make First NXS Start at Dover International Speedway: David Starr will make his first NASCAR XFINITY Series start this weekend at the "Monster Mile." Although this will be Starr's first NXS appearance at Dover International Speedway, Starr has 12 previous starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series where he obtained three top-5's, seven top-10's and one pole win.

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  14. Pre-Race Notes: Jegs NHRA Pacific SportsnationalsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    The JEGS NHRA Pacific SPORTSnationals will return to its original home at Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. The event was held in Fontana from 2006 to 2011 and was moved to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from 2012 to 2014.

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  15. Red, white and true blueRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    There are times when folks ask me questions about NASCAR and I find myself at a loss for words - which is the rarest of occurrences, believe me - and then there are other times when folks ask me questions about NASCAR, and I can't say enough. The Coca-Cola 600, run each year on Memorial Day weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, is one of those times.

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXVO

    The three-day series at Pikes Peak is the third event in the Meritor ChampTruck World Series which is bringing semi truck racing back to "For the first time since 1993, American racing fans are experiencing the fun of watching Class 8 heavy-duty trucks compete in three days of exciting events," said for a full day of events, including truck and sports car sprint racing. Historic Indy 500 race cars will also take to the track for exhibition racing.

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  17. Dover scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Learn more about Dover Trophies are the ultimate prize in sports. They come in all shapes and sizes, symbolizing a significant team or individual accomplishment.

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  18. USF2000 - The DAY Before the 500Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Formula 1 Blog

    The Mazda Road to Indy has enjoyed being an integral part of the Month of May in the lead up to the Memorial Day Classic. This year, as part of what has been dubbed the Mazda Road to Indy FreedomFest, the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda and the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires ran the Mazda Freedom 75 and Mazda Freedom 90, respectively, at the Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis on the Saturday afternoon prior to Race Day for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.

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  19. Fantasy NASCAR: DraftKings Preview for the FedEx 400Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Fantasy CPR

    Jun 1, 2014; Dover, DE, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup cars during a pace lap prior to the FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O Welcome to FantasyCPR's Preview for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks on Sunday, June 1st, 2015 at Dover International Speedway.

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  20. Miranda Lambert, Hank Williams Jr. Headline New Country-Rock FestRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | RollingStone

    With 264 residents spread over six square miles, Sparta - a former railroad stop that sits 45 minutes south of Cincinnati - is one Kentucky's smallest cities. Come August 28th, though, the local population will swell to more than 30,000, thanks to a new three-day music festival co-headlined by Miranda Lambert, Hank Williams Jr., Brantley Gilbert and other country heavyweights.

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