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  1. Local leaders push for nicer gateway into Daytona Beach with new Interstate 95 interchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With millions of tourists zooming into town each year, some local leaders are pushing for a nicer entryway. They'll get their chance.

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  2. On Native GroundBLOWING Up the U.S. Economy to Score a Few Political Points is MadnessRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2011 | American Reporter

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- I'm tired of people who try to ruin the fun for everyone. I'm tired of these smug societal Puritans who can only enjoy life when they try to spoil everyone else's good time.

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  3. Action Express Racing puts Corvette C7 to test at DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AutoWeek

    Action Express Racing turned its new Corvette C7 race car loose at Daytona International Speedway earlier this week in preparation for next month's Rolex 24 at Daytona. The session was the first at Daytona for Action Express Racing ahead of the Jan. 9-11 Roar Before the 24 official test sessions.

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  4. ARCA Racing Begins Two-Day TestRead the original story

    Saturday | Paddock Talk

    Approximately 40 drivers took to the 2.5-mile tri-oval on the first day of a two-day ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards test session in advance of the 52nd annual Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAV TV American Real on Saturday, Feb. 14, part of Budweiser Speedweeks 2015. Fastest on the first day of testing was Patrick Staropoli in a Ford at 188.344 mph followed by eight-time Lucas Oil 200 champion Bobby Gerhart at 187.196 and Leilani Munter at 187.188.

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  5. Kid Rock to perform pre-race concert at Daytona 500Read the original story

    May 2, 2013 | Boston Herald

    Kid Rock's appearance coincides with the launch of his album "First Kiss." The album will be released Feb. 24, two days after the showcase race.

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  6. Kid Rock Performing at Daytona 500Read the original story

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Kid Rock will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500 in February. Daytona International Speedway said Friday he will play several hits as well as new single "First Kiss."

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  7. James: Cup sponsor now job oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ESPN

    NASCAR chairman Brian France sat on a stage at Daytona International Speedway in July of 2007 and steadfastly refuted the notion that three name changes in six years to the title sponsorship of his top-tier series projected an image of volatility, if not diminished luster, after decades of steady growth. R.J. Reynolds had departed in 2003 after 34 seasons of promoting its Winston cigarette brand through NASCAR, replaced under a 10-year contract by cellular service provider Nextel in 2004, which would become Sprint in 2008 after a merger.

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  8. Menards To Continue Partnership With Richard Childress Racing's No 33 NASCARRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Paddock Talk

    Menards will continue its partnership with Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, positioning the third-largest home improvement store in the United States as a primary sponsor for select races on RCR's No. 33 Chevrolet entry with drivers Paul Menard and Brandon Jones in 2015.

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  9. Atlanta Motor Speedway To Host 2015 NASCAR Season's First Sprint Cup Series Open Team Test Feb. 26Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Paddock Talk

    An open team test for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 will kick off four consecutive days of on-track NASCAR action at Atlanta Motor Speedway leading into the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend. The open team test, the first of 13 on NASCAR's 2015 testing schedule, will take place from 1-5:30 p.m., with a 30-minute break from 3-3:30 p.m. and will be open to the public.

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  10. Harkey's Lifetime Of Colorful AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | National Speed Sport News

    Six-time Indianapolis 500 starter Bob Harkey has accumulated a lifetime of colorful adventures and 83 years of unforgettable tales to document them. Born in Charlotte, N.C., Harkey has been a stunt pilot, wing walker and a Golden Gloves boxer, who once fought future world champion Floyd Patterson.

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  11. Menards Back On RCR's XFINITY No. 33Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | National Speed Sport News

    Menards will continue its partnership with Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, with the third-largest home improvement store in the United States serving as a primary sponsor for select races on RCR's No. 33 Chevrolet entry with drivers Paul Menard and Brandon Jones in 2015.

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  12. 1996 NASCAR Winston Cup RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    In 1996, NASCAR became a big enough operation to command a New York City office, and Jeff Gordon had his best season ever on the tracks, winning 10 races. However, he was outmaneuvered for the Winston Cup, which went to fellow Chevrolet driver Terry Labonte instead.

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  13. 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    In the early part of the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup campaign, NASCAR began cracking down on teams that were stepping beyond the rules. Early in the season, such disallowed items as illegal fuel cans, unapproved fuel cells, and other ingenious "modifications" were confiscated by NASCAR officials.

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  14. 1977 NASCAR Winston Cup RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    By 1977, the NASCAR Winston Cup organization was pulling itself out of the shackles of the post-factory days. Corporate sponsors were jumping on the bandwagon, new team owners found the NASCAR scene appealing, and a few of the surviving independent teams had beefed up their operations.

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  15. 1976 NASCAR Winston Cup ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    The exciting 1976 NASCAR Winston Cup season included a Daytona 500 race with the most stunning finish in Winston Cup history. Richard Petty and David Pearson , two of NASCAR 's most revered icons, traded leads four times in the final lap and got tangled off the fourth turn.

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  16. 1973 NASCAR Winston Cup RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    During the 1973 NASCAR Winston Cup season, NASCAR had not given up hope for small engines , though the lack of team sponsors prevented the sanctioning body from putting the heavily restricted big engines out to pasture. Although David Parsons enjoyed a record wrecking year in 1973, winning 10 of 15 starts on superspeedways and 11 of 18 for the season, the unsponsored team of L.G. DeWitt and Benny Parsons won a single race and took the NASCAR Winston Cup championship trophy in a significant upset.

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  17. 1958 NASCAR Grand National RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    At the start of the 1958 NASCAR Grand National season, car manufacturers faced the Automobile Manufacturers Association 1957 ban on active participation in auto racing -- but they were itching to get back into the sport. To abide by the AMA resolution, yet still get the latest equipment into the hands of NASCAR competitors, manufacturers found they just had to be a little more discreet.

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  18. Firefly and Stagecoach Present Big Barrel Country Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KXVO

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  19. Dis To Host Two-Day ARCA Racing Test SessionRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Paddock Talk

    Who: More than 50 drivers will participate in a two-day ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards test session in advance of the 52nd annual Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAV TV American Real on Saturday, Feb. 14, part of Budweiser Speedweeks 2015.

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  20. Matt McMurry to compete in NAEC races with Michael ShankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Motorsport.com

    As Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian debuts its new Ligier JS P2 in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the team will also welcome a new driver to its roster as rising star Matt McMurry joins the 2012 Rolex 24-winning team for the 2015 Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup . The 2015 NAEC schedule features four long-distance cornerstones of the IMSA calendar, starting with the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mobile 1 12 Hours of Sebring, Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen, and Petit Le Mans to close out the year.

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