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  1. What’s next for Roush Fenway Racing?

    Jul 29, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Roush Fenway Racing faces a period of uncertainty with its younger lineup for 2015, alongside Greg Biffle.

  2. Petty, Childress, JTG, Furniture Row teams testing at Watkins Glen

    Jul 28, 2014, 3:17 PM EDT

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    Chase hopefuls target the Glen’s road course event on Aug. 10 as a chance to get into the post-season.

  3. Joe Gibbs Racing has great overall Brickyard run, but Denny Hamlin’s car could have issues

    Jul 27, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

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    INDIANAPOLIS – It wasn’t quite the 1-2-3 finish they might have hoped for, but it was almost just as good for Joe Gibbs Racing’s three drivers in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch finished second to winner Jeff Gordon, followed by Denny Hamlin in third and Matt Kenseth was fourth.

  4. Another Hendrick vs. Penske battle set for the Brickyard?

    Jul 26, 2014, 4:43 PM EDT

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    Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski look ahead to what could be a fight between the sport’s heavyweights tomorrow at Indianapolis.

  5. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA at 5 pm ET — Hornish on nuances of Indy, JJ and Bowyer, Indiana racing history

    Jul 25, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

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    On Friday’s edition of NASCAR America, Leigh Diffey will again be joined in-studio by 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner and 2014 Nationwide Series Iowa winner Sam Hornish Jr.

  6. Jeff Gordon high on confidence going into Brickyard 400

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:39 AM EDT

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    Four-time Brickyard champ: “From an overall strength of the team and speed of the cars, this is by far the best chance we’ve had of winning in a long time.”

  7. NASCAR’s Brian France on RTA’s formation: “We didn’t think it was necessary”

    Jul 21, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    In a satellite radio interview, France shared his thoughts on the consortium of NASCAR’s most powerful teams.

  8. Hamlin best among NASCAR trio in American Century Champ. golf tourney (PHOTOS)

    Jul 21, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

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    One last bit of fun for Hamlin, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Michael Waltrip before the Sprint Cup Series returns to action at Indianapolis.

  9. Denny Hamlin, other celebrity golfers read mean tweets (VIDEO)

    Jul 19, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT

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    The NASCAR star and other athletes/celebrities react to what the Twittersphere thinks of them during this weekend’s American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

  10. NASCAR: Brett Moffitt in for Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

    Jul 18, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT

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    Michael Waltrip Racing test driver will make third Sprint Cup start of 2014 in No. 66 Toyota.

  11. Not a good sign: Lawyers getting involved between NASCAR, new Race Team Alliance

    Jul 17, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

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    Not even two weeks into the existence of the Race Team Alliance, the first salvo of what potentially could become an eventual antagonistic relationship with NASCAR has been fired, and it boils down to what oftentimes is one of the nastiest words in professional sports: Lawyers.

  12. Jeff Gordon talks RTA, minimum speeds, and inaugural Brickyard 400 win

    Jul 14, 2014, 12:43 PM EDT

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    Four-time Cup champ and current points leader says Race Team Alliance’s formation will benefit the sport in the long term.

  13. NASCAR track owner Bruton Smith not a fan of Race Team Alliance

    Jul 11, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

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    The brash leader of Speedway Motorsports Inc. doesn’t hold back on his feelings about the RTA’s formation.

  14. Vickers seeks NHMS defense, but calls out testing levels

    Jul 11, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    Brian Vickers comes into New Hampshire this weekend seeking a win repeat, but calls out current testing levels in NASCAR.

  15. NASCAR: New Hampshire a special place for Brian Vickers

    Jul 8, 2014, 3:44 PM EDT

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    Last year at Loudon, Brian Vickers effectively sealed his full-time return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with a surprise win. Can he win again at the Magic Mile this weekend?

  16. NASCAR AMERICA: Monday Round-Up (VIDEO)

    Jul 7, 2014, 6:10 PM EDT

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    Breaking down Aric Almirola’s win at Daytona; Rob Kauffman discusses the new Race Team Alliance; Nate Ryan relays RTA reaction from the Sprint Cup garage.

  17. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA recaps Daytona at 5 p.m. ET

    Jul 7, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

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    Coming up today: Highlights from Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona; the formation of the Race Team Alliance; the best moments of NASCAR radio legend Barney Hall’s career.

  18. Rob Kauffman: Race Team Alliance seeks to be collaborative with NASCAR

    Jul 7, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner elaborates further on the newly-formed Alliance’s goals in interview with USA Today and NBCSN’s Nate Ryan.

  19. Nine multi-car Sprint Cup squads form Race Team Alliance

    Jul 7, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    In release, RTA says it exists to “create an open forum for the teams to explore areas of common interest and to work collaboratively on initiatives to help preserve, promote, and grow the sport of stock car racing.”

  20. Things seem to go better with Coke for Vickers in 2014

    Jul 6, 2014, 6:19 PM EDT

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    It may just be a coincidence, but for some reason it appears that Coca-Cola products seem to have brought out some of the best in Brian Vickers this season.

  21. Aric Almirola earns first career Sprint Cup win in rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

    Jul 6, 2014, 3:09 PM EDT

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    With persistent rain falling for the third time in Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 — due to rain also postponing the originally scheduled race on Saturday — NASCAR officials called the Coke Zero 400 after 112 of the scheduled 160 laps at Daytona International Speedway and declared Aric Almirola and the legendary No. 43 Ford of Richard Petty Motorsports the winner.

  22. Kurt Busch is leader halfway at Daytona, more rain on horizon

    Jul 6, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    At 80 laps, Kurt Busch is the halfway leader of Sunday’s scheduled 160-lap Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

  23. Coke Zero 400: Tony Stewart, Dale Jr. involved in 16-car crash at Lap 21 (VIDEO)

    Jul 6, 2014, 12:35 PM EDT

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    Major wreck thins out Coke Zero 400 field and involves multiple contenders.

  24. NASCAR: Former Truck Series champ Mike Skinner sets Goodwood record (VIDEO)

    Jul 4, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    Driving one of his old No. 5 Toyota Tundras, Skinner blitzes Goodwood’s Hillclimb course in a record 50.75 seconds to win the Early Rally Cars division.

  25. Could most powerful muscle cars ever made lead Dodge back to NASCAR?

    Jul 3, 2014, 11:50 PM EDT

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    With Dodge’s announcement of the 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger Hemi Hellcat — the most powerful muscle car in history — as well as the likelihood of sticking the same potent powerplant in its sister car, the Charger, might Dodge’s next step possibly be a return to NASCAR?

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