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  1. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA at 5 p.m. ET – Interviews w/Rico Abreu, Luke Lambert; Brian Vickers’ return

    Jan 21, 2015, 4:30 PM EST

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    Also coming up today: Discussing the new pit road rules for 2015; reliving Benny Parsons’ 1975 Daytona 500 win and Jeff Gordon’s tire-soaking controversy of 1998.

  2. Brian Vickers to return to racing at Las Vegas after health scare

    Jan 21, 2015, 3:02 PM EST

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    Brian Vickers has received medical clearance to resume racing on March 8 at Las Vegas. Although he will miss the first two races, Vickers will be eligible to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, NASCAR announced.

  3. NASCAR: Michael Waltrip Racing sued by former pit crew member

    Jan 13, 2015, 5:21 PM EST

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    Brandon Hopkins says MWR officials falsely accused him of stealing a pit gun, and that the allegations subsequently cost him an internship with a Sprint Cup team and a paying job with a Camping World Truck Series team.

  4. NASCAR: Top drivers of 2014 – No. 24 Martin Truex Jr.

    Dec 22, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

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    Truex’s first year with Furniture Row Racing was largely disappointing.

  5. NASCAR: Top drivers of 2014 – No. 22 Brian Vickers

    Dec 21, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

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    Vickers made his full-time return to Sprint Cup action in 2014, which in itself was a victory.

  6. NASCAR: Top drivers of 2014 – No. 19 Clint Bowyer

    Dec 20, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

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    Clint Bowyer endured the worst season of his Sprint Cup career in 2014. He hasn’t won a race since 2012, but 2015 could be a comeback year for him.

  7. Top NASCAR stories of 2014: No. 13 – Chase Elliott wins final Nationwide Series championship at record age

    Dec 18, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

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    In less than one year, Chase Elliott went from the driver of a start-up team to the youngest champion in NASCAR history.

  8. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA breaks down Sprint’s decision at 5 p.m. ET

    Dec 16, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

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    Coming up: What will Sprint’s departure in 2016 mean for NASCAR’s future?; Steve Letarte revisits his final race as a crew chief; more on the health of Brian Vickers; the inspiring story of the NHRA’s Jay Blake.

  9. Health issues to sideline Brian Vickers for early part of 2015 Sprint Cup season

    Dec 15, 2014, 4:05 PM EST

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    Health issues will once again sideline NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Brian Vickers, who will miss the early part of the 2015 season, it was announced Monday.

  10. NASCAR: Nobody was safe in Jay Mohr’s Sprint Cup Awards monologue (VIDEO)

    Dec 6, 2014, 11:01 AM EST

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    The comedian cracks ‘em up again on NASCAR’s big night.

  11. NASCAR 2014: A memorable season that’ll be hard to top

    Dec 5, 2014, 3:53 PM EST

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    The 2014 NASCAR season, particularly in the Sprint Cup Series, was one that will both be hard to forget and hard to top. Let’s look at the Top 30 stories of 2014.

  12. NASCAR: Darrell and Michael Waltrip earn 4th Quarter NMPA Spirit Award

    Dec 2, 2014, 4:15 PM EST


    The brothers’ recent charity golf tournament raised $450,000 for three organizations.

  13. NASCAR AMERICA: Kyle Busch calls for Toyota team alliance (VIDEO)

    Nov 18, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

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    “Rowdy” thinks his Joe Gibbs Racing team and Michael Waltrip Racing need to join forces in order to better compete against Chevy’s Stewart-Haas/Hendrick alliance. NASCAR AMERICA discusses his comments.

  14. NASCAR: Harvick’s title a just reward for crew chief Rodney Childers

    Nov 17, 2014, 10:00 AM EST


    The champion crew chief, Rodney Childers, played a vital role in Kevin Harvick’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.

  15. Gene Haas tabs NASCAR veteran Matt Borland to help lead new F1 team

    Nov 13, 2014, 12:45 PM EST

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    Gene Haas didn’t have to look far to find a vice president of special projects for his new Formula One team.

  16. Saying goodbye to a good mate: Marcos Ambrose to run final Sprint Cup race Sunday at Homestead

    Nov 13, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

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    Marcos Ambrose will compete in his final NASCAR race in Sunday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He’ll be returning to his native Australia to resume racing in the V8 SuperCar Series, of which he’s a former two-time champ.

  17. As NASCAR decides its final four, you’ve gotta recognize this transformed Chase

    Nov 9, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

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    The cordiality of Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth’s duel in 2013 has given way to the full gamut of emotions this season.

  18. Chase Elliott becomes youngest NASCAR champion, captures final Nationwide Series crown

    Nov 8, 2014, 7:04 PM EST

    Father Bill Elliott congratulates son Chase after winning the 2014 Nationwide Series championship Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway. (Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

    If he’s this good at 18, having become the youngest champion in NASCAR history on Saturday, what will 2014 Nationwide Series champ Chase Elliott be like 10 years from now?

  19. Michael Waltrip eliminated in Week 8 of “Dancing With The Stars”

    Nov 4, 2014, 12:45 PM EST

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    The two-time Daytona 500 champ and dancing partner Emma Slater bow out.

  20. Late lap puts Brian Vickers atop first Sprint Cup practice at Texas

    Oct 31, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

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    Chase competitors Kevin Harvick and points leader Jeff Gordon crack the Top 5 speeds.

  21. Crew chief trade for Danica Patrick, Kurt Busch begins this weekend

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:56 PM EST

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    This weekend’s race at Texas will mark the official debut of Tony Gibson and Daniel Knost as crew chiefs for Kurt Busch and Danica Patrick, respectively. How will they and their drivers fare together?

  22. Brian Vickers takes 2015 Toyota Camry to track during Fontana tire test (VIDEO)

    Oct 29, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

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    The Michael Waltrip Racing driver gets acquainted with Toyota’s newest challenger.

  23. Besides Cassill, several others score season-bests at Talladega

    Oct 20, 2014, 11:45 AM EST


    After Cassill, Kvapil’s sixth leads a quartet of more surprise drivers in top-20 Sunday at Talladega.

  24. Brad Keselowski wins at Talladega on 2nd G-W-C attempt, advances in Chase

    Oct 19, 2014, 5:46 PM EST

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    One week after being part of the post-race controversy in Charlotte, Keselowski gets the victory he needed to keep his season going.

  25. Tony Gibson inks new deal to remain Danica Patrick’s crew chief

    Oct 18, 2014, 6:46 PM EST

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    Tony Gibson announced Saturday afternoon that he will remain as Danica Patrick’s crew chief going forward into 2015 and beyond.

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