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Stewart buys national sprint car series tour

Stewart buys national sprint car series tour

January 28th, 2015 1:52 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart can't bear to be away from the grass-roots level of racing, and he has added another piece to his growing portfolio by acquiring the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series

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NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Rex White made more money selling cars than driving them

NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Rex White made more money selling cars than driving them

January 28th, 2015 9:25 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

Rex White says he made far more money selling cars then he ever did racing them. But that doesn't detract from the signature accomplishments he amassed in his relatively brief NASCAR career.

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Carl Edwards nervous but motivated by switch to Joe Gibbs Racing

Carl Edwards nervous but motivated by switch to Joe Gibbs Racing

January 27th, 2015 9:33 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

Carl Edwards, 35, said one thing that made a decision to change easier was watching several other drivers around him changing teams with stunningly successful results.

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For ex-NFL coach Gibbs, deflated footballs a new one on him

For ex-NFL coach Gibbs, deflated footballs a new one on him

January 27th, 2015 7:30 am by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Joe Gibbs said he was shocked when he learned the NFL is investigating whether the Patriots deflated footballs to gain an advantage over the Colts in the AFC championship game.

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No tweaking NASCAR championship format for 2015

No tweaking NASCAR championship format for 2015

January 26th, 2015 7:32 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR won't change its championship format, which Brian France said Monday is "overwhelmingly popular" with fans. "One of the magical parts of this Chase, and we want to make sure we keep it this way, is the simplicity of it: Win and you're in."

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Ganassi's 'star car' wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

Ganassi's 'star car' wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

January 25th, 2015 2:38 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Scott Dixon drove a gritty and long final leg to lead Chip Ganassi Racing and its "star car" to a record sixth victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

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Martin among Motorsports Hall of Fame inductees

Martin among Motorsports Hall of Fame inductees

January 23rd, 2015 7:40 pm by Associated Press

Retired NASCAR driver Mark Martin and former motocross star Ricky Carmichael are among the 2015 inductees into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.

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Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 season

Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 season

January 22nd, 2015 11:50 am by By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Gordon did not officially call his decision a retirement because there is "always the possibility I'll compete in selected events, although I currently have no plans to do that."

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Whitt to drive Front Row's new third car

Whitt to drive Front Row's new third car

January 16th, 2015 1:02 pm by Associated Press

Front Row Motorsports will field a third full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry this season for 23-year-old Cole Whitt.

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NASCAR driver accused of abuse says ex is trained assassin

NASCAR driver accused of abuse says ex is trained assassin

January 14th, 2015 6:16 am by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

Kurt Busch testified Tuesday that he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin dispatched on covert missions around the world who once returned to him in a blood-splattered gown.

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