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Petty hires Manion as Hornish crew chief

Petty hires Manion as Hornish crew chief

May 6th, 2015 12:45 am by Associated Press

Richard Petty Motorsports hired Kevin "Bono" Manion to crew chief Sam Hornish Jr. beginning this weekend at Kansas Speedway, the NASCAR team announced Tuesday.

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Edwards and Kenseth question lack of caution at end of race

Edwards and Kenseth question lack of caution at end of race

May 4th, 2015 11:32 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth were both frustrated with the end of the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where NASCAR's decision not to throw a caution allowed drivers to speed past Edwards' spinning car.

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Earnhardt cruises to first Talladega win since 2004

Earnhardt cruises to first Talladega win since 2004

May 3rd, 2015 5:27 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in front of an adoring crowd that gave him a rousing ovation as he pumped his fist outside the car window during a slow victory lap.

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Crew chief change doesn't slow Jamie McMurray

Crew chief change doesn't slow Jamie McMurray

May 1st, 2015 10:25 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

Working with then-new crew chief Keith Rodden last season, McMurray felt even though he didn't reach victory lane in a points race, he and his team performed the best consistently since winning three races in the 2010 season.

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Danica Patrick losing GoDaddy as primary car sponsor

Danica Patrick losing GoDaddy as primary car sponsor

April 30th, 2015 9:45 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

There has never been a shortage of companies lined up hoping to use one of the most recognized drivers in the world to push their brand.

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George Diaz: Busch brothers' future looking better

George Diaz: Busch brothers' future looking better

April 29th, 2015 9:49 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Honk if you saw this coming in February. In a crazy 24-hour span, Kurt and Kyle both got bushwhacked before the Cup season began during Speedweeks in Daytona.

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Column: Busch's victory shows attempt to change as a person

Column: Busch's victory shows attempt to change as a person

April 28th, 2015 9:43 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

But for all the speed bumps and setbacks in his career, Busch's talent has never suffered. And not a single competitor has ever suggested that he's not the ultimate wheelman.

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Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

April 26th, 2015 5:23 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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Harrell, Helton remain undefeated at Kingsport Speedway - VIDEO

April 26th, 2015 7:25 am by Jeff Bobo

Somebody is going to start talking "bounty" at Kingsport Speedway if they don't get some new winners in the Street Stock and Pure 4 divisions.

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Rain forces postponement of Richmond Cup race

Rain forces postponement of Richmond Cup race

April 25th, 2015 8:40 pm by Associated Press

Weather disrupted NASCAR's top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway.

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