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  1. Power leads Penske sweep in qualifying for IndyCar openerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    IndyCar champion Will Power is back out front for the first race of his reign. He'll lead the Team Penske quartet to the start of the IndyCar season-opening race at St. Petersburg.

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  2. Logano uses restart to win truck race at MartinsvilleRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Star

    Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn to start a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR truck race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday. The Daytona 500 champion won for the first time in the series to become the 26th driver to win in all three of NASCAR's top series.

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  3. Prince Bishop wins Dubai World Cup, California Chrome 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Prince Bishop pulled away from favorite California Chrome on the home straight and won the $10 million Dubai World Cup by 2 A3 4 lengths at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday. Starting from the inside post, jockey William Buick rode Prince Bishop to his first victory on dirt.

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  4. New look could lead to new tactics at Grand Prix of St. PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Today's IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will be on the same street circuit, at the same length, with the same fuel as recent years. Not only do the new pieces of bodywork, or "bits," change the way IndyCars look, but they could have strategic consequences in the battle between manufacturers Honda and Chevrolet.

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  5. New IndyCar aero kits present risks and rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... The risk comes if one company can't sort through the data quickly enough and falls behind the other, causing the racing to become more predictable and less exciting. After Friday's first practice, the five quickest cars were all Chevrolets. The six ...

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  6. Lewis Hamilton demands answers from Formula One governing body...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Lewis Hamilton used the regular pre-race drivers' briefing to demand answers from Formula One's governing body about the mysterious crash that caused Fernando Alonso to miss the opening Grand Prix in Australia. Observers said Hamilton repeatedly demanded more details in the meeting on Friday night, ahead of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix in which he will start from pole position in his Mercedes.

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  7. Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. among the winners and fans of MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. signs an autograph after practice for today's Sprint Cup race at the Martinsville Speedway on Saturday. MARTINSVILLE, VA.

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  8. Joey Logano leads Ford to wild Trucks Series win at MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AutoWeek

    ... finisher Erik Jones made a sandwich of Crafton's No. 88 Toyota, and Logano squeezed his No. 29 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford through the first two corners into the lead. With a car that was set up for short runs, Logano was untouchable the rest of the ...

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  9. International Star adds Louisiana Derby to Fair Grounds winsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Jockey Miguel Mena guided International Star to a come-from-behind victory Saturday in the $750,000 Grade II Louisiana Derby, giving the horse a sweep of all three Kentucky Derby prep races at the Fair Grounds Race course. Breaking from the outside post as a 2-1 co-favorite, International Star settled along the rail in the back half of the nine-horse field.

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  10. Logano Wins Trucks Race at MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn to start a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR truck race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday. The Daytona 500 champion won for the first time in the series to become the 26th driver to win in all three of NASCAR's top series.

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  11. NASCAR Truck Series at Martinsville 2015 Results: Winner, Standings and ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    This year's Daytona 500 winner exploded out of the restart and led the final two laps with ease. Fox Sports: With the win, @joeylogano becomes the 26th driver to win a race in each of #NASCAR 's three national series.

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  12. Eversley Masters St. Petersburg StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

    ... my dad's birthday and I got pole. To win anywhere is awesome, but to win here in Pirelli World Challenge is awesome racing against factory drivers from so many manufacturers. I am racing against the best when you look at the top 10. To compete ...

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  13. Logano Out-Duels Crafton At MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

    Joey Logano's perfect weekend continued on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway, but it wasn't without plenty of drama. Logano passed Matt Crafton and Erik Jones on a green-white-checkered final restart to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' Kroger 250 from the pole.

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  14. Custer's Bid For Victory Ends In HeartbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

    Cole Custer didn't leave Martinsville Speedway with a grandfather clock on Saturday, but it wasn't for a lack of trying. Custer qualified second for the Kroger 250, his 10th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start.

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  15. Kyle Larson faints after signing autographs at MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... http://usat.ly/1Ck4Lar Larson's public relations representative Davis Schaefer told USA TODAY Sports the Chip Ganassi Racing driver fainted after signing autographs for fans at his merchandise hauler following two Sprint Cup Series practices in ...

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  16. Prince Bishop wins Dubai World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    Prince Bishop, ridden by William Buick, won the $US10 million Dubai World Cup by two and three-quarter lengths on Sunday as the outsider sprinted clear of California Chrome, the 2014 American Horse of the Year. California Chrome, ridden by Victor Espinoza, was the favourite to triumph in the world's richest horse race, but the Kentucky Derby and Preakness champion could only finish second, one and a quarter lengths ahead of Lea, piloted by Joel Rosario.

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  17. Penske sweeps qualifying for IndyCar St. Pete openerRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Verizon P1 Award in 2014 with a lap of 1:01.8668 in the Firestone Fast Six driving the No. 14 ABC Supply A.J. Foyt Racing car, was the quickest qualifier of the Honda contingent in fifth (1:01.1496) and Bourdais qualified sixth (1:01.1545) in the ...

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  18. Bridgestone: Dovizioso dazzles under lights to take pole position for MotoGP season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    Ducati Team's Andrea Dovizioso showed he will be a force to be reckoned with this season after the Italian set a stunning time of 1'54.113 during Qualifying Practice 2 to claim pole position for tomorrow's Qatar Grand Prix. Dovizioso's pole-winning time was set on his second run in QP2 and saw him out-qualify Repsol Honda Team's Dani Pedrosa, whose best time was a 1'54.330, to the top grid spot.

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  19. Chase Elliott to start first NASCAR Sprint Cup race on 'weird weekend'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    ... than anything else right now. "It's definitely exciting. But at the same time, you don't want to forget you're still racing. You're still in a seat and you're still trying to achieve the same thing. So, you don't want to lose sight of what your ...

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  20. Chase Elliott's NASCAR dream meets reality at MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBTV

    Until this weekend, only twice in Chase Elliott's relatively short NASCAR career has he started a race worse than 26th. While Elliott was awarded a full-time Sprint Cup Series ride by team owner Rick Hendrick in January, Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway will be his first official start.

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