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  1. NASCAR Illustrated: Road to the Top with Bootie BarkerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    RELATED: Subscribe to NASCAR Illustrated March 2, 1971 Robert "Bootie" Barker, Born in Scottsburg, Virginia. "I'm from the woods, I guess you'd say.

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  2. Erik Jones Is the Favorite to Win TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Stock Car Spin

    Having experience, natural talent and the backing of Kyle Busch Motorsports, Erik Jones enters his first complete season in the Camping World Truck Series in 2015 as the favorite for the championship. He has already accumulated four wins in the series, racing mainly mile or smaller tracks that NASCAR allows for drivers under the age of 18 and with a full season schedule of races, that number should increase considerably.

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  3. Motorsports to undergo changes next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    Sebastian Vettel drives F2012 at Ferrari's Fiorano circuit in Italy on Nov. 29. The four-time Formula One champion will race for Ferrari in 2015. Sebastian Vettel drives F2012 at Ferrari's Fiorano circuit in Italy on Nov. 29. The four-time Formula One champion will race for Ferrari in 2015.

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  4. 2014 NASCAR Season in Review: best racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Sporting News

    There was plenty of good racing in 2014. There also was a fair share of times where the cars seemed stuck in a line.

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  5. 2014 NASCAR Truck Series season in retrospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Charlotte Observer

    Darrell Wallace Jr., 21, won four times in 2014 – the most wins among Trucks series regulars – and finished third in the series standings. He's moving to Roush Fenway Racing in 2015 and will compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

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  6. NASCAR 101: Field expands for Sprint Unlimited in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Examiner.com

    NASCAR recently announced another change to its ever-changing eligibility requirements for the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 14th. Formerly a pole-winners-only race in its days as the Busch Clash, the 2015 edition will feature all 16 Chase-qualified drivers from 2014 as well as 2014 Coors Light Pole Award winners, former Sprint Unlimited race winners and any Daytona 500 pole winners who competed in the Cup Series full time in 2014.

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  7. Indy's Celebration of Automobiles, Stan Hywet Concours canceled for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Though organizers of both described their shows as successful, two major concours events in the Midwest will not return to the calendar for 2015. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway 's Celebration of Automobiles, which was initially conceived as a part of the speedway's slate of centennial celebrations in 2011, remained a part of the speedway's May schedule through this year, but speedway president Doug Boles said that putting on the new Grand Prix of Indianapolis, which first ran last year, has essentially taken precedence over the Celebration for 2015.

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  8. Mazda Motorsports Expands PR TeamRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Paddock Talk

    Mazda North American Operations today announced the addition of Jade Gurss to its PR team. Gurss will be responsible for all communications related to the Mazda SKYACTIV Prototype program competing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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  9. Every Driving School In AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Jalopnik

    My experience at Mini's Miles Ahead Performance Motoring School at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was one of the highlights of my year. Of course it was - what gearhead doesn't want to go to a driving school, where they learn how to fling cars around racetracks under the watchful eye of pro drivers? The good news is there are a ton of options if you want to attend a driving school.

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  10. Top 20 moments of 2014, #16: Kurt Busch attempts "the double"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Motorsport.com

    Looking back over the top moments of 2014, we find ourselves at #16, and the Memorial Day double attempt by NASCAR ace Kurt Busch. But with the nod of his NASCAR owners, and the blessing of powerhouse IndyCar team Andretti Autosport, Kurt Busch was able to attempt to complete 1,100 miles on Memorial Day in Indianapolis and Charlotte.

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  11. MIS donates $40,000 to Michigan Science CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Motorsport.com

    Michigan International Speedway, on behalf of Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota, donated $40,000 to the Michigan Science Center in Detroit on Thursday as part of the speedway's Michigan Heritage trophy. The Michigan Heritage trophy is a recognition and celebration of the automobile and its importance to the race track and the manufacturers competing in NASCAR.

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  12. Controversy brewing in the ARCA seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Motorsport.com

    A new spec engine that is being introduced this year in the ARCA stock car racing series is causing some controversy among the teams. Some love the idea of a crate engine that makes comparable power to the V-8s currently used by ARCA racers, others feel as though the engines they've acquired over the years are now are being legislated out of competitiveness by the Michigan-based series.

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  13. Kurt Busch goes to court, calls abuse allegations a 'fabrication'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Motorsport.com

    Kurt Busch has had a very busy offseason after competing in the monza Rally, 25 Hours of Thunderhill, and even the Race of Champions. Unfortunately, he now finds himself in court as an investigation into alleged domestic abuse against his ex-girlfriend continues.

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  14. Action Express Gets On Track With The Corvette C7 DPRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Paddock Talk

    Action Express Racing took to the high-banks and twisting turns of the historic Daytona International Speedway Monday in preparation for the 53 rd annual Rolex 24. The session was the first at Daytona for Action Express Racing ahead of the 'Roar Before the 24' and the first laps for any of the Chevrolet teams of the new Corvette C7 Daytona Prototype body. "The new Corvette C7 looks great," said JoA o Barbosa.

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  15. Kyle Marcelli signs with Mantella AutosportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Motorsport.com

    Following the recent announcement that Mantella Autosport will switch from Aston Martin to Chevrolet for the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the team has now announced the signing of American Le Mans Series winner Kyle Marcelli to pilot one of the team's Camaro Z28.R's alongside Martin Barkey. This news comes not long after the team's recent two-day test at Sebring International Raceway, where Marcelli tested the car for the first time.

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  16. 2014 NASCAR Season in Review: most controversial momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Sporting News

    One of the best aspects of NASCAR is that it is a sport of drama. It's hard to see why cars go fast - we can't see how the engine or suspension works during a race.

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  17. Kid Rock to Headline the DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | KXVO

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  18. Strange details from NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's testimonyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | AutoSpies

    NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her. Testifying at a hearing on Patricia Driscoll's request for a no-contact order, Busch said she and her son came uninvited and unannounced to his motorhome at Dover International Speedway in September, a week after he broke off their relationship.

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  19. Darrell Wallace Jr. to step up to NASCAR's second-tier seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Los Angeles Times

    Darrell Wallace Jr. celebrates after winning the NASCAR Trucks series auto race in Homestead, Fla., on Nov. 14. Darrell Wallace Jr., who made history last year by becoming the first African American driver to win in one of NASCAR's top three series in nearly 50 years, is taking a step up in stock car racing's ranks. Roush Fenway Racing said Thursday that it has signed Wallace, 21, to drive next year in NASCAR's second-level circuit, which is now called the Nationwide Series but is changing its name to the Xfinity Series starting in 2015.

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  20. Kurt Busch-Patricia Driscoll relationship at center of hearing; case now on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sporting News

    Although there was no decision rendered, Wednesday's testimony in Dover, Del., revealed the dark side in the relationship between NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll . A hearing in Kent County Family Court came down to a classic case of she said/he said.

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