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Germany's Nuerburg links cars racing with nature and history

Germany's Nuerburg links cars racing with nature and history

July 6th, 2015 1:00 pm by MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, Associated Press

Race drivers call it "The Green Hell" and it has taken dozens of drivers' lives, but Germany's Nuerburgring car-racing track offers unparalleled excitement for car racing fans.

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Mike Bianchi: American heroes fought wars so NASCAR fans could wave Confederate flag

Mike Bianchi: American heroes fought wars so NASCAR fans could wave Confederate flag

July 6th, 2015 10:00 am by By Mike Bianchi, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

If there was anybody at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday who was qualified to talk about the controversy surrounding the Confederate flag, it was three men who risked their lives defending the American flag.

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Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

July 6th, 2015 8:20 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

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Earnhardt on Daytona pole after qualifying washout

Earnhardt on Daytona pole after qualifying washout

July 4th, 2015 8:15 pm by Associated Press

Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday's race at Daytona International Speedway because his crew chief correctly predicted the weather.

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Results from Friday's racing at Kingsport Speedway

Results from Friday's racing at Kingsport Speedway

July 4th, 2015 7:05 pm by Staff Report

Abingdon's Kres VanDyke and Johnson City's Zeke Shell earned the wins in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Twin 35s on Friday night.

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Kyle Busch involved in multicar crash in Daytona return

Kyle Busch involved in multicar crash in Daytona return

July 3rd, 2015 7:43 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kyle Busch was involved in a multicar crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since he was injured at the track in February.

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Chevrolet becomes 3rd major sponsor of Daytona Rising

Chevrolet becomes 3rd major sponsor of Daytona Rising

July 2nd, 2015 10:09 am by Associated Press

The American automaker announced a multi-year deal Wednesday to become one of five major sponsors of Daytona Rising, the $400 million facelift taking place at NASCAR's most famous track.

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Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

June 30th, 2015 7:50 pm by Associated Press

Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but the track will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property. "We are celebrating the American flag this weekend."

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Mike Bianchi: In honor of Charleston victims, NASCAR should ban Confederate flag from Daytona this weekend

Mike Bianchi: In honor of Charleston victims, NASCAR should ban Confederate flag from Daytona this weekend

June 30th, 2015 10:06 am by By Mike Bianchi, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

What better place than the birthplace of NASCAR to sound the death knell of a racist symbol that has littered NASCAR tracks for generations? And what better time than now in the wake of the racially motivated church murders in Charleston, S.C.?

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Tony Stewart struggling to end worst slump of career

Tony Stewart struggling to end worst slump of career

June 29th, 2015 12:42 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The three-time NASCAR champion is stuck in the worst season of his career, with no idea how to snap the slump.

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