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  1. Stock Watch: Buying or Selling NASCAR's Top Stars in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | BleacherReport

    With apologies to William Shakespeare, when it comes to the fortunes of NASCAR drivers, instead of "To Be or Not to Be," it's more "To Buy or Sell, That is the Question." During the 2014 season we saw a number of aberrations from drivers, some good, some bad.


  2. Denny Darnell left lasting impression in racingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    I considered Denny Darnell one of my best friends and I don't think anything he accomplished in the world of public relations can touch that. Let's just say he achieved a lot and leave it alone.


  3. Motorsports Community Mourns DarnellRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

    Darnell, who began his career as a sportswriter at the Kingsport Times-News was generally regarded as one of the nicest people in racing. Darnell worked as general manager of Bristol Motor Speedway from 1982 to 1987 before leaving to become director of communications for the National Hot Rod Ass'n.


  4. Doss Tops Vegas LM FinaleRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

    Jeremy Doss won the 125-lap SPEARS Southwest Tour season finale as The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway closed the 2014 season on Saturday night with the West Coast Short-Track Championships. Doss dominated the Southwest Tour main event in much the same way he ran away with the 150-lap NASCAR Super Late Model Open Comp at The Bullring on Oct. 25. Doss, 17, grabbed the lead from Ross Strmiska on lap 70 and pulled out to a 2-second lead before a late caution bunched up the field for the final 25 laps.


  5. Al Zafiri SCSN X Outlaw Pro Mod P1 With Near Record-Breaking PassRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Street Car Super Nationals X Presented by Chris Alston's Chassisworks was billed as the race where records are shattered. It has lived up to the billing.


  6. Former motorsports PR pro Denny Darnell diesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- The motorsports community is mourning Saturday after learning of the death of longtime PR man and Kingsport native, Denny Darnell.


  7. NASCAR: Johnson says Harvick was correct winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Jimmie Johnson believes NASCAR's new championship format produced the correct champion and a Ryan Newman victory would have been "tough to swallow for the sport." Johnson began the season as the six-time and defending champion, but he was eliminated from title contention in the revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup format.


  8. Leonard: NASCAR should Chase truer title fightRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Times

    It's been a week since the NASCAR Sprint Cup season ended with a dramatic finish as Kevin Harvick earned his first championship in NASCAR's top series. By almost all accounts, the sport's new postseason system of eliminations felt much more like playoffs than anything tried previously.


  9. Lucas Oil Raceway To Host ARCA Twin BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | National Speed Sport News

    Lucas Oil Raceway will be on the 2015 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule for the second consecutive year and, once again, will be part of a big racing weekend in the Indianapolis metro area. The ARCA Racing Series will race on Friday, July 24 at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind., as part of an ARCA/CRA Super Series doubleheader.


  10. Former track GM, public relations rep diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    A sportswriter for the Kingsport Times-News, Darnell was VP/general manager of Bristol Motor Speedway from 1983 through 1988. During his time with the track, he worked with ESPN to televise both NASCAR race weekends live from Thunder Valley.


  11. Coughlin Out, PSCA To Crown New ChampRead the original story

    Saturday | National Speed Sport News

    There will be a new Outlaw Pro Mod champion at the 10th running of the Street Car Super Nationals Presented by Chris Alston's Chassisworks. During the second round of qualifying for the Pacific Street Car Ass'n event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the JEGS-sponsored Corvette of two-time defending champion Troy Coughlin suffered serious body damage as a result of a serious malfunction near the finish line.


  12. Jimco Racing's Justin Davis Takes Class 1 Victory At The 2014 Baja 1000Read the original story

    Saturday | Paddock Talk

    The Baja 1000 is the ultimate test for manufacturers of all disciplines in desert off-road racing. Whether it be suspension components, engines, transmissions or full on racecar builders, a win at the legendary Baja 1000 will boast you to the top of the game.


  13. Kevin Harvick was correct NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, says Jimmy JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Recordpub.com

    Jimmie Johnson believes NASCAR's new championship format produced the correct champion and a Ryan Newman victory would have been "tough to swallow for the sport."


  14. Larry Larson Runs 6.04 at 242.67mph in his Street Legal S10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hot Rod Magazine

    Larry Larson's S10, which made its first drag strip passes back in September on Drag Week 2014, has just become the world's quickest street legal vehicle after running two low six-second passes at the Street Car Super Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Larson made several 1,000-foot passes during Drag Week, but didn't really get the chance to make a full run until this recent foray in Las Vegas.


  15. Stadium Funding Seekers Pitch Jobs, VisitorsRead the original story

    Friday | Sunshine State News

    Jacksonville has its eyes on attracting tourists from England as part of a recently filed application seeking $30 million from the state for work at EverBank Field. Orlando envisions that a $110 million soccer stadium will be a "one-of-a-kind downtown venue" that plays a key role in the growth of the city's central business district and also could increase tourism from South America, according to an application for $60 million.


  16. Stewart gets NASCAR's 1st 200-mph lap on intermediate track, Kenseth takes pole in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Neepawa Press

    Tony Stewart turned NASCAR's first 200-mph qualifying lap on an intermediate track Friday. He just did it too soon to win the pole for the Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.


  17. Turkey Night Grand Prix in Perris to feature NASCAR's Kyle LarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Los Angeles Times

    Kyle Larson talks to a crew member Saturday after a Nationwide series race qualifying in Homestead, Fla. Kyle Larson, NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series rookie of the year, will race in Turkey Night Grand Prix race again The 74th running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix race for USAC midget cars, a Thanksgiving night tradition in Southern California, is scheduled for Thursday at Perris Auto Speedway in Riverside County.


  18. Spotted: Nina Agdal, Reid Heidenry & More Flock to Siena TavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Ocean Drive

    The Victoria's Secret model was one of many celebs who attended the grand opening of Miami's Siena Tavern. Find out who else was spotted in this week's celebrity sightings.


  19. NASCAR Drivers with the Most Work to Do in the 2014 OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | BleacherReport

    Only one driver in the Sprint Cup Series in 2014 got to have his photo taken at the top of the Empire State Building with the champion's trophy. Kevin Harvick beat the best in NASCAR to win the championship in a tough battle that went down to the final laps of the final race of the season - just as NASCAR execs had hoped it would.


  20. With Kahne contract, what does Hendrick do with Chase Elliott?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Sporting News

    So be sure he'll find a way for Chase Elliott to remain in the Hendrick Motorsports fold. For those worried that Elliott will somehow slip away much like Brad Keselowski did, don't worry.