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  1. No big news during NASCAR's state of the sport addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Examiner.com

    The 2015 NASCAR Media Tour kicked off in Charlotte Monday. NASCAR gave their annual "state of the sport" address" and members of Joe Gibbs Racing met with the media.

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  2. Errant reports use 'Kyle' Busch with 'Kurt' Busch storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Charlotte Observer

    In this May 17, 2014 file photo, Kurt Busch walks with his girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, after arriving for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. A hearing on Busch's ex-girlfriend's request for a no-contact order stemming from assault allegations resumed Monday in Dover, Del. Busch's attorneys have denied Driscoll's assault allegations and have tried to portray Driscoll as a scorned woman out to destroy Busch's career.

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  3. Brammo's EV Drivetrain Ambitions Expand Beyond Two WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Motorcycle.com

    Following the acquisition of certain electric motorcycle assets by Polaris Industries Inc., Brammo, Inc., a leading electric vehicle technology company, restates its commitment to developing world-class electric vehicle drivetrain systems, including lithium-ion batteries, electric motors, and associated control electronics. Brammo has experienced strong interest in its class-leading lithium-ion battery systems for powersports vehicles - much like those manufactured by Polaris - and intends to refocus its Engineering and Operations on this growing market opportunity.

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  4. Scott Dixon shines in masterful final drive in Rolex winRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    From left to right, the winners of the IMSA 24 hour auto race, Brazil's Tony Kanaan, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray and New Zealand's Scott Dixon, take a photo as they celebrate in Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Photo: Terry Renna, AP Co-drivers Tony Kanaan, left, of Brazil, and Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, celebrate after winning the IMSA 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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  5. NASCAR to leave championship format unchanged in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WTLV

    NASCAR to leave championship format unchanged in 2015 NASCAR won't change its new championship format, which chairman Brian France says is "overwhelmingly popular" with fans. Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: Nov 16, 2014; Homestead, FL, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick hoists the Sprint Cup championship trophy after winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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  6. Brian France Discusses NASCAR's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | National Speed Sport News

    NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France met with media on Monday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom and addressed the state of the sport he's helped govern since 2003. Among several subjects, France mentioned the successful feedback the sport received regarding the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format.

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  7. NASCAR media tour notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | ESPN

    During his annual "State of the Sport" address at the NASCAR media tour, CEO Brian France confirmed that there will be no changes to the elimination-style Chase format that was implemented a year ago. Two years after the introduction of the latest Gen-6 chassis and a year removed from the rollout of the expanded, playoff-style Chase, the biggest change NASCAR fans will have to get used to this year is seeing fewer officials on pit road.

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  8. Race Recap: Rolex 24 at Daytona was fast and feistyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Autoblog

    JANUARY 25: The #02 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley driven by Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray takes the checkered flag, winning The Rolex 24 at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway on January 25, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JANUARY 25: The #02 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley driven by Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray races during The Rolex 24 at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway on January 25, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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  9. Brian France discusses rule changes, Chase format, Jeff Gordon Read moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    During NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France's State of the Sport press conference on Monday -- kicking off the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center -- France reflected on 2014 while looking ahead to the new season. France spoke about the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format that was implemented in 2014 and said the sanctioning body has no plans of changing the guidelines of the post-season playoffs.

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  10. Mowlem earns another Daytona podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Motorsport.com

    Johnny Mowlem and his BAR1 Motorsports teammates fought their way around the clock twice and took second in the Prototype Challenge class in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, part of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship, and the first round of the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Championship. Mowlem and co-drivers Brian Alder, Tom Papadopoulos, Tomy Drissi and Martin Plowman started on the PC class pole and 12th on the overall grid.

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  11. Higher rates help hotels to strong Rolex 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Local hoteliers saw an uptick in revenue last weekend during the Rolex 24 At Daytona but not because more rooms were booked. Average daily rates were higher this year with many hotels selling rooms at several dollars more than last year.

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  12. NASCAR to police flared skirts in '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams will no longer be allowed to alter their car's side skirts during an event, a practice that became widespread during the 2014 season. At the NASCAR State of the Sport to kick off the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom, Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O'Donnell said the sanctioning body will bring cars back down pit road if officials see that the side skirts have been manipulated during a pit stop in the race.

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  13. Daytona Beach winter weather makes for great golf & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Examiner.com

    The weather is mild and beaches are calling. While northern areas are digging out from early snowfall, the Daytona Beach area is busily preparing for a balmy, bustling winter/spring festival season - and plenty of golf.

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  14. GameStop, Jones Team Up In XFINITY SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | National Speed Sport News

    Joe Gibbs Racing announced Monday that longtime partner GameStop will sponsor Erik Jones for 10 races in the No. 20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.

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  15. NASCAR, IndyCar drivers combine to win Rolex 24 Hours of DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Florida Times-Union

    David Graham Associated Press Joao Barbosa , Jordan Taylor, Tony Kanaan and Scott Pruett drive through the chicane during the final hours of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona on Sunday. Terry Renna Associated Press Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan and Jamie McMurray walk to Victory Lane after Scott Dixon crossed the finish line.

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  16. Hot Topics: Keselowski looking for marquee win at Daytona 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Brad Keselowski doesn't care he's been labeled the NASCAR driver people "love to hate." He doesn't care if he rattles other competitors by rubbing sheet metal during Sprint Cup Series racing events.

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  17. Denny Hamlina s ShortTrack Showdown will return to South Boston SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WTVR Richmond

    This event, which features top NASCAR drivers competing against the best regional Late Model drivers, will once again be a weekday prelude to the weekend NASCAR races at Richmond International Raceway. Proceeds from the Showdown go to support and fund Cystic Fibrosis research and new therapies for the Denny Hamlin Cystic Fibrosis Research Lab at the Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU , building upon the $150,000 that has already been donated from prior Showdown events.

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  18. Motorsports: 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Examiner.com

    Cars ran the 3.560-miles road course configuration at the Speedway. The oval that NASCAR runs for the upcoming Daytona 500 is included as part of the course; however, this layout contains 12 turns.

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  19. Daniel Suarez To Enter Four ARCA EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | National Speed Sport News

    Venturini Motorsports announced Monday that Daniel Suarez will return to the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards with an abbreviated four race schedule starting at Daytona Int'l Speedway in the season opening Lucas Oil 200 on Feb. 14. In addition to making his first Daytona start, Suarez will drive the No. 15 ARRIS Toyota Camry at Chicagoland Speedway, Kentucky Speedway and Kansas Speedway in 2015.

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  20. NYSSCA Puts Bow On 2014 Racing SeasonRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | National Speed Sport News

    The annual blending of drivers, owners, crew members, media, and fans from 10 race tracks and venues of the New York State Stock Car Ass'n gathered at the Polish Community Center in Colonie, N.Y., to close out the 2014 season. Annually this event recognizes member track competitors for their achievements and the annual new class of Hall of Fame inductees.

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