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Jeff Gordon to meet with NASCAR to discuss safety measures

Jeff Gordon to meet with NASCAR to discuss safety measures

March 7th, 2015 9:35 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Jeff Gordon hit a section of wall on Sunday that was not protected by an energy-absorbing SAFER barrier. The four-time NASCAR champion has hit numerous unprotected walls since SAFER barriers were first installed at tracks in 2002.

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Gordon to start out front at Vegas for first time

Gordon to start out front at Vegas for first time

March 6th, 2015 10:33 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Jeff Gordon, preparing for his final start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, won the pole for Sunday's race, putting him out front at Vegas for the first time in his career.

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Vickers back to racing after heart surgery

Vickers back to racing after heart surgery

March 6th, 2015 7:47 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR driver Brian Vickers, who had surgery Dec. 13 to repair a hole in his heart, missed the first two races of the season during his recovery but is back behind the wheel at Las Vegas.

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Carl Edwards looks to follow Matt Kenseth's winning ways at Joe Gibbs Racing

Carl Edwards looks to follow Matt Kenseth's winning ways at Joe Gibbs Racing

March 6th, 2015 9:22 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

"Matt has been huge in my transition. He put together some meetings early on and some things I needed to be very aware of and really helped me a lot," said Carl Edwards, who has finished 23rd and 12th in his first two races with JGR.

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Prosecutors: No criminal charge for Busch

Prosecutors: No criminal charge for Busch

March 5th, 2015 5:30 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

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Joe Gibbs Racing picks 3 drivers for Busch's Xfinity car

Joe Gibbs Racing picks 3 drivers for Busch's Xfinity car

March 4th, 2015 9:22 am by Associated Press

Joe Gibbs Racing has planned for at least 14 Xfinity Series races that Kyle Busch will miss as he continues to recover from a broken right leg and broken left foot. JGR has already hired David Ragan to drive Busch's car in the Sprint Cup Series.

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NASCAR falls flat in follow-up to Daytona 500

NASCAR falls flat in follow-up to Daytona 500

March 3rd, 2015 9:42 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the follow-up to the Daytona 500 began with the theft of a race car and a parked SUV rolling into Denny Hamlin's motorhome.

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Volunteer Speedway postpones season-opening race

Volunteer Speedway postpones season-opening race

March 2nd, 2015 8:57 pm by Staff Report

The Homecoming at the Gap event originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday has been postponed due to the recent winter weather.

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Third-generation Allison to begin his stock car career at Kingsport Speedway

Third-generation Allison to begin his stock car career at Kingsport Speedway - VIDEO

March 2nd, 2015 7:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

Robbie Allison will get his first experience in full-body stock cars in 2015, and he'll be leaning heavily on the advice of his racing coach and grandfather - 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Allison.

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Kurt Busch to follow guidelines toward NASCAR reinstatement

Kurt Busch to follow guidelines toward NASCAR reinstatement

March 2nd, 2015 7:19 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kurt Busch, indefinitely suspended by NASCAR on Feb. 20, has agreed to follow NASCAR's recommended guidelines to be eligible for eventual reinstatement.

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