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Truex inching closer to breakthrough win

Truex inching closer to breakthrough win

May 30th, 2015 1:44 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Martin Truex Jr. is keeping the car that has led more laps than any other in the series each of the past two races. He'd just like the No. 78 to lead the last one that really counts.

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Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

May 25th, 2015 11:09 pm by JIM JOHNSON, Associated Press

Juan Pablo Montoya was all smiles at the victory banquet Monday night where he celebrated his second Indy 500 win in three tries.

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Vic Hill wins Border Wars at Volunteer Speedway

Vic Hill wins Border Wars at Volunteer Speedway

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

Hill earns $4,000 for victory in Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series.

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Edwards races to first victory with JGR team

Edwards races to first victory with JGR team

May 24th, 2015 11:05 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Carl Edwards won for the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing after moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night.

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Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

May 24th, 2015 4:07 pm by By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable, even to his three teammates, who all believed they were legitimate contenders to win the Indianapolis 500.

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Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

May 24th, 2015 3:00 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

The freshly retired late night host was all grins early Sunday when his IndyCar team paid tribute by putting a gap-toothed, smiling caricature of his face and #thanksdave on driver Oriol Servia's yellow car for the big race.

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Earnhardt displays horsepower on Twitter

Earnhardt displays horsepower on Twitter

May 23rd, 2015 3:10 pm by Associated Press

Dale Earnhardt Jr. reached 1 million followers Saturday on the social networking site. The announcement came Saturday from @TwitterSports. Earnhardt responded on Twitter with "A million thanks."

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Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

May 22nd, 2015 9:49 am by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an "inner ear condition" and failed to pass a medical exam.

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Earnhardt  Jr. still seeking elusive Charlotte victory

Earnhardt Jr. still seeking elusive Charlotte victory

May 22nd, 2015 9:48 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

He's come close - running out of gas while in the lead on the final lap of the 2011 Coca-Cola 600. This season, he said, close isn't good enough.

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Smith, Labonte head up NASCAR Hall of Fame class

Smith, Labonte head up NASCAR Hall of Fame class

May 21st, 2015 9:34 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

peedway Motorsports Executive Chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte topped the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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