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George Diaz's NASCAR notebook

July 29th, 2015 9:56 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Although Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards and, in all likelihood, Kyle Busch would get a spot over him because each has at least one victory, McMurray still has wiggle room to get into the elite 16.

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NASCAR penalizes Premium Motorsports for unattached weight

NASCAR penalizes Premium Motorsports for unattached weight

July 30th, 2015 10:02 am by Associated Press

NASCAR has penalized Premium Motorsports because an unattached weight fell off the car during practice last weekend at Indianapolis.

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Bad weather at BMS spring race hurt SMI's bottom line

Bad weather at BMS spring race hurt SMI's bottom line

July 29th, 2015 6:15 pm by Hank Hayes

Economic conditions and bad weather - including a washed out Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway - negatively impacted Speedway Motorsports' (SMI) bottom line in this year's first half.

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Column: NASCAR blew it on Indy rules package

Column: NASCAR blew it on Indy rules package

July 28th, 2015 9:57 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Run, NASCAR, don't walk, back to the drawing board to figure out how to liven up racing. The rules package used for the Brickyard 400 was a failure no matter how the race is dissected.

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Busch wins at Brickyard, his third straight Cup victory

Busch wins at Brickyard, his third straight Cup victory

July 26th, 2015 7:40 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kyle Busch's incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday for a weekend sweep at the historic track.

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VanDyke completes weekend sweep at LPR

VanDyke completes weekend sweep at LPR

July 26th, 2015 6:23 pm by Staff Report

Kres VanDyke tripled up on the doubleheader weekend at Kingsport Speedway and Lonesome Pine Raceway.

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VanDyke makes statement with sixth Kingsport win of year

VanDyke makes statement with sixth Kingsport win of year

July 25th, 2015 7:40 pm by Staff Report

Abingdon's Kres VanDyke made a statement with a dominating performance and his sixth First Kingsport Credit Union Late Model Stock Car victory of the season on Friday at Kingsport Speedway.

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Edwards on Brickyard 400 pole; Stewart to start fourth

Edwards on Brickyard 400 pole; Stewart to start fourth

July 25th, 2015 3:50 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Carl Edwards won the pole for the Brickyard 400, where passing could be at a premium Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Doubleheader weekend set for Kingsport and LPR

Doubleheader weekend set for Kingsport and LPR

July 24th, 2015 10:55 am by Staff Report

NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action is scheduled for both Kingsport Speedway and Lonesome Pine Raceway this weekend, starting with Food City Night at the Races at "The Concrete Jungle."

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Gordon honored at boyhood home before final Brickyard 400

Gordon honored at boyhood home before final Brickyard 400

July 23rd, 2015 8:25 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

The racing star's parents, some of his longtime friends and even some of his former high school teachers were among hundreds of people lining the streets in Pittsboro to celebrate Jeff Gordon as he wraps up his final full-time season in NASCAR.

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Christopher Bell wins Mud Summer Classic at Eldora

Christopher Bell wins Mud Summer Classic at Eldora

July 23rd, 2015 10:11 am by Associated Press

Christopher Bell won the Mud Summer Classic on Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway in his third career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

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