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Judge issues no-contact order against Busch

Judge issues no-contact order against Busch

February 16th, 2015 5:05 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

Kurt Busch has been ordered to stay away from his ex-girlfriend. The judge's order says the NASCAR driver can't buy or possess firearms or ammunition and must be evaluated for "mental health problems related to anger control and impulse control."

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Possibilities seem unlimited for NASCAR's Daytona 500

Possibilities seem unlimited for NASCAR's Daytona 500

February 16th, 2015 9:27 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

Given that the 75-lap, two-segment race featured four cautions and two red flags totaling 20 minutes, even more intense racing - and the related consequences - are likely when an "official" victory and a berth in the 2015 Chase is on the line.

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Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

February 15th, 2015 3:25 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Jeff Gordon, entering his final year as a full-time Sprint Cup driver, won the pole Sunday for the season-opening Daytona 500.

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Wambach to be honorary starter for Daytona 500

Wambach to be honorary starter for Daytona 500

February 15th, 2015 1:02 pm by Associated Press

Soccer star Abby Wambach will serve as an honorary starter for next Sunday's Daytona 500, joining a list of celebrities lined up for The Great American Race.

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Matt Kenseth wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Matt Kenseth wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

February 15th, 2015 12:36 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth's latest victory came in an exhibition race and with only 12 cars running at the end. The circumstances didn't matter to Kenseth.

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Puppies, rings, mullets highlight Daytona 500 media day

Puppies, rings, mullets highlight Daytona 500 media day

February 13th, 2015 9:25 am by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Daytona 500 media day included lots of talk - about puppy love, wedding rings and a growing mullet - and conversations about four-time champion Jeff Gordon and possibly his final ride in NASCAR'S most prestigious race.

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NASCAR PREVIEW: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24

NASCAR PREVIEW: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24

February 12th, 2015 10:31 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Through driver changes, network shuffles, a new championship format and NASCAR's push to reinvent itself, the one constant for more than two decades has been Jeff Gordon behind the wheel every week of the iconic No. 24.

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Actor Vince Vaughn named grand marshal for Daytona 500

Actor Vince Vaughn named grand marshal for Daytona 500

February 10th, 2015 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Actor Vince Vaughn, who starred in the movies "Wedding Crashers," ''Old School" and "Swingers," will serve as grand marshal for the upcoming Daytona 500.

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NASCAR elevates Helton to vice chairman

NASCAR elevates Helton to vice chairman

February 9th, 2015 5:25 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR has elevated Mike Helton from president to vice chairman, and added Chief Operating Officer Brent Dewar to its board of directors.

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Hagan wins season-opening NHRA Winternationals

Hagan wins season-opening NHRA Winternationals

February 8th, 2015 9:50 pm by Associated Press

Defending Funny Car champion Matt Hagan opened the season with a victory Sunday in the NHRA Winternationals at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

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