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  1. Report of Cole Whitt in for David Ragan at Front Row Racing ‘not true’

    Nov 26, 2014, 2:29 PM EST

    David Ragan (Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

    Front Row Racing officials on Wednesday denied rumors of Cole Whitt replacing David Ragan in the No. 34 Ford for 2015.

  2. (Updated) Remembering iconic motorsports PR great Denny Darnell

    Nov 23, 2014, 6:10 PM EST

    Denny Darnell (far left), with wife Jean, and Cyndee and Jerry Bonkowski.

    The world of motorsports — particularly NASCAR and NHRA — is mourning arguably the best public relations person it has ever seen, Denny Darnell, who passed away Saturday.

  3. Marcos Ambrose wasting no time gearing up for V8 Supercars return in Australia

    Nov 23, 2014, 5:17 PM EST

    Marcos Ambrose is back home in Australia and already back in a V8 Supercar, preparing for his first race in two weeks. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

    Marcos Ambrose is wasting little time in his return to racing V8 Supercars in his native Australia.

  4. Petty’s 1988 Daytona wreck sold as prelude to upcoming auction of NASCAR Hall of Famer Cotton Owens estate

    Nov 23, 2014, 3:53 PM EST

    (Photo courtesy Greenville News)

    The remains of Richard Petty’s crashed 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix from the 1988 Daytona 500 sold Saturday, a prelude of an even larger auction of late NASCAR Hall of Famer Cotton Owens’ estate on Dec. 6.

  5. Indy USF2000 winner Will Owen moves to Juncos Racing, Pro Mazda Series in 2015

    Nov 22, 2014, 6:15 PM EST

    (Photo courtesy Juncos Racing)

    Will Owen, who impressively won the 2014 USF2000 race as a rookie at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this past May, is moving up the racing ladder.

  6. Marco Andretti, Will Power, AJ Allmendinger go back to roots in big karting race this weekend in Las Vegas

    Nov 22, 2014, 5:15 PM EST

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    Marco Andretti, reigning IndyCar champ Will Power and NASCAR driver AJ Allmendinger, are all going back to their racing roots this weekend in Las Vegas, taking part in one of the biggest karting events of the season.

  7. Luke Lambert, Ryan Newman’s crew chief, named ‘Problem Solver of the Year'; earns $100k prize

    Nov 22, 2014, 4:45 PM EST

    Ryan Newman, left, team owner Richard Childress and crew chief Luke Lambert together at Homestead-Miami Speedway last weekend. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

    Luke, Lambert, crew chief for Ryan Newman, has been named Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ “Problem Solver of the Year.” And with it comes a $100,000 prize that he’ll receive Dec. 4 in Las Vegas.

  8. Jeremy Mayfield continues racing comeback this weekend in Myrtle Beach

    Nov 22, 2014, 12:58 PM EST

    Jeremy Mayfield, shown in one of his last Sprint Cup races, at Texas, in 2009. He was suspended by the sanctioning body a few weeks later for failing a drug test. (File photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    He remains suspended by NASCAR, but Jeremy Mayfield continues his racing comeback this weekend at Myrtle Beach Speedway.

  9. Watch NASCAR America 5 pm ET – Final Scan All 43 – Championship Edition

    Nov 21, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

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    You say you need a NASCAR fix? Well, don’t worry, Friday is the final installment of our NASCAR America – Scan All 43 episodes, entitled “NASCAR America: Scan All 43 – Championship Edition.”

  10. Top Sprint Cup pit crew members, teams of 2014 named

    Nov 20, 2014, 6:37 PM EST

    Several of Denny Hamlin's pit crew members, as well as the entire team, earned top pit crew member/pit crew team honors for 2014 in voting by their peers. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

    After a month of voting and more than 350 ballots cast by their peers on all Sprint Cup teams, the top pit crew members and overall pit crews of 2014 were announced Thursday.

  11. NASCAR issues lighter than expected penalties vs. No. 17 Roush Fenway team for Homestead violations

    Nov 20, 2014, 5:56 PM EST

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    The No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing team dodged a bullet Thursday when NASCAR announced less severe than expected penalties for unapproved rear suspension parts found last weekend at Homestead.

  12. Watch NASCAR America LIVE 5 pm ET: Wildest, most unpredictable moments of 2014

    Nov 20, 2014, 3:09 PM EST

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    If you like wild, crazy and unpredictable, you won’t want to miss Thursday’s edition of NASCAR America, airing LIVE at 5 pm ET on NBCSN.

  13. NASCAR Minute: Most unexpected event in 2014?

    Nov 20, 2014, 2:31 PM EST

    (AP Photo/Matthew Bishop)

    In this edition of NASCAR Minute, Rick Allen and Kyle Petty talk about the wackiest things they saw this race season.

  14. Without Chase format, Jeff Gordon would have won championship, not Kevin Harvick

    Nov 20, 2014, 2:21 PM EST

    If the championship would have been determined strictly on points earned in 2014, Jeff Gordon would have beaten Joey Logano and actual champ Kevin Harvick this season. (AP Photo/Terrry Renna)

    What would the final 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup point standings look like if there had been no Chase format? Would Kevin Harvick still have finished No. 1? You might be surprised.

  15. Report: Kurt Busch meets with police over assault claims by ex-girlfriend

    Nov 20, 2014, 12:26 AM EST

    (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

    NASCAR driver Kurt Busch reportedly met Tuesday with Dover (Delaware) Police investigating assault allegations leveled against him by a former girlfriend.

  16. NASCAR America: Is it the end of the Jimmie Johnson era?

    Nov 19, 2014, 6:52 PM EST

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    On Wednesday’s edition, the NASCAR America crew took a closer look at Jimmie Johnson’s roller coaster 2014 season and discussed whether the dominant stage of his career has come to an end.

  17. Fresno newspaper celebrates local champs Harvick, Crafton

    Nov 19, 2014, 6:43 PM EST

    California natives Kevin Harvick (middle) and Matt Crafton (right) celebrate their championships with Chase Elliott. (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

    The Fresno Bee newspaper celebrated local boys made good, new Sprint Cup champ Kevin Harvick and Truck Series champ Matt Crafton.

  18. NASCAR America: What’s on tap for NASCAR America in the off-season?

    Nov 19, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

    (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

    With the 2014 NASCAR season over, we’re sure many of you are wondering what’s on tap for NASCAR America.

  19. Latest edition of The Penske Files: Getting “Keselowski-ed”

    Nov 19, 2014, 5:26 PM EST

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    Brad Keselowski may have given birth to a new word and action that could start sweeping the country soon: Keselowski-ed.

  20. Watch NASCAR America LIVE 5 pm ET: We kick off 2014 season series recap

    Nov 19, 2014, 4:20 PM EST

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    Today’s edition of NASCAR America is the first of a series of 2014 season-recap episodes that will continue to air throughout the holiday season and into 2015.

  21. Suspended NASCAR driver Tyler Walker gets 13th delay to settle three-state, 150-mph police chase, drug charges

    Nov 19, 2014, 3:55 PM EST

    Former NASCAR and World of Outlaws driver Tyler Walker.

    The never-ending saga of former NASCAR driver Tyler Walker continues to be … well, seemingly never-ending.

  22. Like a good Scout, Scott Lagasse does a great deed, even though illness knocked him out of race

    Nov 19, 2014, 3:21 PM EST

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    You can’t help but feel for race car driver Scott Lagasse Jr., who leading up to last Saturday’s season-ending Nationwide Series race, experienced a great high and subsequent frustrating low.

  23. Veteran engineer and chassis specialist Rex Stump joins Stewart-Haas Racing as Technical Director

    Nov 19, 2014, 1:57 PM EST

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    Veteran engineer, chassis and design and R&D specialist Rex Stump will assume a role as the new technical director at Stewart-Haas Racing, the company announced Wednesday.

  24. Kevin Harvick gives his ‘Top 10 List’ on Late Night With David Letterman

    Nov 19, 2014, 12:13 AM EST

    (Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images)

    After a memorable win at Homestead, new Sprint Cup champ Kevin Harvick had another memorable experience Tuesday when he read the “Top 10 List” on The Late Show With David Letterman.

  25. Though he fell short of championship goal, Steve Letarte still went out a winner — and on his own terms

    Nov 17, 2014, 2:12 PM EST

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    Even though he didn’t win the coveted Sprint Cup championship, Steve Letarte still ended his career as a NASCAR crew chief as both a winner — and on his own terms.

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