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  1. Honoring ‘The King': Richard Petty named Grand Marshal for next week’s Cup race at Martinsville

    Oct 17, 2014, 7:42 PM EDT

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    It’s going to be a very busy weekend for Richard Petty next week at Martinsville Speedway.

  2. Report: David Ragan looks to renew deal to stay with Front Row Motorsports

    Oct 16, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

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    With his current contract up at the end of the season, Sprint Cup veteran David Ragan is hoping to return to Front Row Motorsports.

  3. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA at 5 pm ET — Hornish joins RPM, Keselowski’s Chase fate, Harvick’s outlook and more

    Oct 8, 2014, 3:41 PM EDT

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    On today’s edition of NASCAR America, we talk about Sam Hornish Jr.’s move to Richard Petty Motorsports, Kevin Harvick’s outlook on Saturday’s race at Charlotte, Team Penske’s focus on advancing Brad Keselowski to the next Chase round and lots more.

  4. A perfect fit: Sam Hornish Jr. and Richard Petty Motorsports

    Oct 8, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

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    For perhaps the first time in a long time, Sam Hornish Jr. finds himself in the right place and at the right time. Hornish was announced Wednesday morning as the replacement for Marcos Ambrose in the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 9 Ford Fusion for the 2015 season.

  5. NASCAR: Sam Hornish Jr. officially confirmed at RPM

    Oct 8, 2014, 11:04 AM EDT

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    Sam Hornish Jr. officially confirmed as Marcos Ambrose’s replacement for 2015.

  6. Report: Sam Hornish Jr. to drive No. 9 Petty car in 2015

    Oct 7, 2014, 3:44 PM EDT

    Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250 - Qualifying

    The former Indy 500 winner has apparently been tabbed to replace Marcos Ambrose at Richard Petty Motorsports in the Sprint Cup Series.

  7. Brendan Gaughan takes lead with 6 laps to go, wins Nationwide at Kentucky

    Sep 20, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT

    Bristol Motor Speedway - Day 1

    A wild final restart opened the door for Gaughan to out-hustle Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon late on Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.

  8. Ty Dillon, Sam Hornish Jr. on front row for Saturday night’s NNS race at Kentucky

    Sep 20, 2014, 5:42 PM EDT

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    Ty Dillon is bound and determined to give it his all to win the Nationwide Series championship this season. He took a big step Saturday afternoon by earning the pole for the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 later that evening at Kentucky Speedway. Sam Hornish Jr. will start on the outside of the front row.

  9. NASCAR: RCR, Roush teams looking strong in NNS practice at Kentucky

    Sep 19, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    Kentucky Speedway - Day 1

    Chris Buescher (RFR), Cale Conley (RCR) shine for these teams.

  10. Crew chief changes on the way at Joe Gibbs Racing

    Sep 17, 2014, 7:18 PM EDT

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    Joe Gibbs tells the press that the details have already been decided, and that an announcement could come within the next few weeks.

  11. Marcos Ambrose to leave Richard Petty Motorsports, returning to native Australia

    Sep 13, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

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    JOLIET, Ill. — In a move not necessarily unexpected, Richard Petty Motorsports announced Saturday morning that Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 Stanley Ford, will not return to the team or NASCAR for the 2015 season.

  12. NASCAR: Multiple non-Chase drivers testing today at Homestead-Miami

    Sep 9, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse, Austin Dillon, Sam Hornish Jr., Martin Truex Jr., Justin Allgaier, and Ryan Blaney are testing for Chase-bound teams today at the site of the season-ending Championship Round.

  13. Will Power claims 2014 IndyCar title as Tony Kanaan ties season win record in Fontana

    Aug 31, 2014, 12:54 AM EDT

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    Will Power has, at long last, become a Verizon IndyCar Series champion. Meanwhile Tony Kanaan takes the win in Auto Club Speedway finale.

  14. IndyCar title quest continues for Helio Castroneves

    Aug 28, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner gets another chance to finally capture an IndyCar Series crown this Saturday night at Auto Club Speedway (9 p.m. ET, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra).

  15. F1, IndyCar, Red Bull GRC highlight jam-packed motorsports weekend on networks of NBC

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:20 AM EDT

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    All your TV times for F1, IndyCar, Red Bull Global Rallycross and more for this weekend’s motorsports action across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra.

  16. Sonoma flashback: Marco Andretti scores first IndyCar win in 2006

    Aug 19, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT

    Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma

    Eight years ago, the son of Michael and grandson of Mario broke through on the Northern California circuit.

  17. Chris Buescher scores 1st career Nationwide win at Mid-Ohio

    Aug 16, 2014, 6:18 PM EDT

    Nationwide Children's Hospital 200

    Late-race fuel issues threatened, but Buescher kept going all the way to victory in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200.

  18. NASCAR: Sam Hornish Jr. wins Nationwide pole at Mid-Ohio

    Aug 16, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

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    The locals that come out for today’s NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will see one of their own on the pole position.

  19. NASCAR: Hornish, Justin Marks top Nationwide practice at Mid-Ohio

    Aug 15, 2014, 4:53 PM EDT

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    A pair of Nationwide Series part-timers led today’s practices for Saturday’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200.

  20. Brad Keselowski dominates, holds off Michael McDowell to earn NNS win at Iowa

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:48 PM EDT

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    Brad Keselowski dominated, leading 146 laps to win Saturday night’s 250-lap U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.

  21. Trevor Bayne edges Brad Keselowski for Iowa Nationwide pole

    Aug 2, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

    Iowa Speedway - Day 1

    Bayne notches his first Nationwide Series pole of 2014 in advance of tonight’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

  22. NASCAR: Pistone, Gaughan go P1 in Nationwide practice at Iowa

    Aug 1, 2014, 8:49 PM EDT

    Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250 - Qualifying

    Chase Pistone tops Practice 1, while Brendan Gaughan is fastest in Practice 2 for tomorrow night’s Nationwide Series race.

  23. High 5: Chip Ganassi Racing’s win streak at Mid-Ohio (VIDEO)

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    A look back at Ganassi’s half-decade of dominance at the old-school road course in the Ohio countryside.

  24. NASCAR America: Jimmie Johnson looking for fifth Brickyard win

    Jul 25, 2014, 6:26 PM EDT

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    On Friday’s edition of NASCAR America, Sam Hornish Jr. joined Leigh Diffey to discuss Jimmie Johnson’s quest for his fifth Brickyard 400 win. Hornish noted that Johnson’s first win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a positive turning point for his team.

  25. 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.

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